Wednesday, November 13, 2019
 

SEMI: DELIVERING MEMBER VALUE

15:00 Contact Protocol & Welcome
  Laith Altimime, President, SEMI Europe
15:10
2019 & 2020 Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Market: Where are we headed?
  Lara Chamness, Senior Manager Market Analysis, SEMI
2019 & 2020 Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Market: Where are we headed?
Lara Chamness

Lara Chamness
Senior Manager Market Analysis
SEMI

Lara Chamness

Abstract
2018 was truly a remarkable year for the industry, with the semiconductor, equipment, and materials markets all experiencing record levels. However, all good things must come to an end; headwinds in the form of excess inventory, memory pricing and trade tensions are negatively impacting the outlook for this year. This presentation will discuss the 2019 fab and materials markets and provide a forecast through 2020 for these markets.

Biography
Ms. Lara Chamness is a Senior Manager Market Analysis at SEMI® and is responsible for SEMI’s data collection programs for equipment and materials. This includes leading interactions with SEMI’s participating companies, partners and subscribers. Ms. Chamness has 19 years of industry experience and earned BA/MS degrees in environmental sciences and a MBA degree from Santa Clara University.

15:30 What to Expect from SEMI in 2020
  Reviliani Gani, Sales Manager, SEMI Europe
15:45 Pioneering Talent & Diversity Initiatives for Europe
  Cassandra Melvin, Director of Operations, SEMI Europe
16:05 Strategic Engagement through SEMI Technology Communities
  Roberto Dossi, Director of Technology Development, SEMI Europe
16:20 Navigating the New Member Directory
  Eric Thoe, Senior Director of Member Services, SEMI
16:45
SEMI Advocacy Program Help Members Grow | An overview of policies affecting the semiconductor manufacturing industry
  Emir Demircan, Director Advocacy and Public Policy, SEMI
SEMI Advocacy Program Help Members Grow | An overview of policies affecting the semiconductor manufacturing industry
Emir Demircan

Emir Demircan
Director Advocacy and Public Policy
SEMI

Emir Demircan

Abstract
The semiconductor manufacturing industry, holding a pivotal position for economic growth, innovation and sustainability, lies in the intersection of several policy areas including digital & industrial policy, state aids, R&D, trade & foreign investment, education and circular economy. It is therefore crucuial for SEMI to deepen relations with the EU and Member States and implement policies enabling business growth. The presentation will provide an overview of recent European & international policy developments affecting the competitiveness of the semiconductor manufacturing supply chains in Europe, and delve into SEMI’s public policy and advocacy program, aiming at voicing the needs of its members and enabling business-friendly framework conditions in Europe.

Biography
Emir Demircan, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, SEMI Europe. He is a professional in public policy and government affairs in engineering technologies. At SEMI, he is responsible for leading pan-European advocacy actions on technology, talent, regulatory and government incentives. He previously worked in the 3D printing, chemical and digital sectors. He studied international political economy at King's College London.

17:00 SEMI Networking Hour
18:00 End