Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Session 1: Skills to Accelerate Your Career

10:00 SEMI Opening
  Cassandra Melvin, SEMI Europe
10:05 Navigating Success in a VUCA World
10:25 Excelling as a Career Starter

Session 2: Technology’s Impact on Sustainable Development

10:45 How the Semiconductor Industry Enables Sustainable Development
  Mike Czerniak, Edwards
11:05 The Internet of Things is Helping Solve Global Challenges
  Liesbet Van der Perre, KU Leuven
11:25 Semiconductor Manufacturing: Enabling the Data Revolution
  Bernie Capraro, Intel

Career Café & Mentor Café


Panel Opening by Emily Clark, Applied Materials

13:10 Panel discussion

Diversity & Inclusion for High Performance Teams

Moderation Cassandra Melvin, SEMI Europe

Cassandra Melvin

SEMI Europe

  • Claire Harrington, VP - Global HR, SPTS Technologies Ltd
  • Claire Harrington

    Claire Harrington
    VP - Global HR
    SPTS Technologies Ltd

    Claire Harrington

    As Vice President of Global HR at SPTS Technologies Claire is responsible for all aspects of SPTS’s global HR organisation and also oversees the Health and Safety team at the Newport headquarters. Claire joined SPTS in September 2012 as HR Director and promoted to her current role in February 2018. Prior to joining SPTS, Claire worked for a number of years in the food, steel manufacturing, and semiconductor industries. Claire has a wealth of experience in Human Resources and Training, and holds a degree in Psychology and an MSc in Human Resource Management.

13:10 Further confirmed panelists: Emily Clark, Applied Materials; Tom Lievens, VP HR & Organizational Development, Edwards

Career Café & Mentor Café


Ajit Manocha, SEMI CEO, Interview with Bina Humanoid Robot

15:30 Panel discussion

Leading in the Digital Age: How Technology is Reshaping Leadership

Moderation Cassandra Melvin, SEMI Europe

Cassandra Melvin

SEMI Europe


Career Café

  Participating companies: SPTS, Edwards

SEMI Networking Hour