FOA Q1/2013 Full Membership Meeting - Semi HQ - San Jose, CA

02/07/2013 08:00

FOA Q1/2013 Full Membership Meeting will be held at Semi HQ in San Jose, California.

12:00 PM1:00 PMDM / SPE / HR Lunch
   - Vote for board members
   - Approve 2013 budget - SpeedNetworking
1:00 PM1:15 PML.T. Forum Overview
1:15 PM1:45 PMIC Insights analyst Bill McClean on Industry Trend Toward Foundries
1:45 PM2:30 PMIDM Panel - "Biggest challenges to remaining successful over the next 5 years"
2:30 PM2:45 PMBreak 
2:45 PM3:00 PMPresentation of annual FOA awards
3:00 PM3:30 PMPresentation:  "Future Non-Volatile Memory Directions" by Christophe Chevallier - VP of Product Development, NVM/Storage div. of Rambus
3:30 PM4:00 PMPresentation:  "Memory Technology: Trend & Challenges" by Dr. Bo Lojek - Principal Scientist, Atmel & Research Prof, Univ. of CO
4:00 PM4:15 PMAudience questions on new memory architectures
4:15 PM5:00 PMPresentation:  "Zero Defect:  Proactively Achieved" by Samy El-Guebaly, Global Supplier Engineer at Bose
5:00 PM Close first day
6:30 PM9:30 PMSocial at Gordon Biersch in Downtown San Jose - Sponsored by CS Manufacturing
   - Industry Trivia Contest
  Thursday, February 7, 2013
8:00 AM8:30 AMPre-Forum gathering - Coffee & Danish
8:30 AM8:45 AMWelcome remarks -  Denny McGuirk - SEMI
8:45 AM9:15 AMSemico analyst Joanne Itow:  "New Volume Devices Using Proven Mature Technologies"
9:15 AM9:45 AMCase study #1: MAX/Philips LumiLEDS - Multi-site Performance Optimization
  Paul Campbell, MAX, VP Ops EU & Gary Munro, VP WW Ops, LumiLEDS
9:45 AM10:15 AMCase study #2: Entrepix/Microchip - CMP Process Improvements
  Robert Rhoades, CTO of Entrepix
10:15 AM10:30 AMBreak - collect Questions for BOD panel
10:30 AM11:00 AMPresentation by SEMI's Christian Dieseldorff: "Fab Spending & Capacity Forecast"
11:00 AM11:30 AMCase study #3: MEI/Atmel - Maintaining Legacy Wet Process Equipment
  Ed Jean, Global Sales Mgr. MEI
11:30 AM12:00 PMCase study #4: PlasmaTherm/RF Micro - Reducing Clean Intervals on CVD Equipment
  Robert Mohondro, Plasma-Therm LLC
12:00 PM1:15 PMAM Lunch - Hosted by FOA - exhibit table open
1:15 PM1:45 PMFOA BOD takes questions from the audience (submitted in advance)
1:45 PM2:15 PMCase study #5: Fabtime/Anadigics - Line Balance Techniques
  Jennifer Robinson, FabTime & John Matthews, Anadigics
2:15 PM2:45 PMCase study #6: Toppan and BAE Systems - Outsourcing OPC
  Peter Buck, Toppan
2:45 PM3:00 PMBreak 
3:00 PM3:30 PMSemico analyst Joanne Itow on Used Capital Equipment Trends
3:30 PM4:00 PMPanel discussion lead by Joanne Itow on "Legacy Equipment & Support Issues"
4:00 PM4:30 PMCase study #7: Retronix/TEL and IR - Decommissioning Fab Equipment
  Stuart Proctor, Retronix
4:30 PM5:00 PMCase study #8: Semplastics and Atmel - "Reducing CMP Slurry Consumption and Other Neat Tricks"
  Bill Easter, Semplastics
5:00 PM5:15 PMOpen discussion, feedback from Forum attendees
5:15 PM5:45 PMWrap-up / Clean-up (Send Meeting Survey out)
6:15PM8:15PMPost Forum Social - Hops (Biltmore Hotel) - Vacuum Engineering & Materials - Jon Myers