SEMICON Japan 2014: New Venue and New Ideas for Rebounding Industry

TOKYO, Japan — October 29, 2014 — Today, SEMI announced an exceptional lineup of speakers for SEMICON Japan’s Opening Day — Accenture, Applied Materials, ARM, IBM Japan, Intel K.K., NIICT, Scripps, Toshiba, and Toyota.   SEMICON Japan 2014, the largest exhibition in Japan for semiconductor manufacturing and related processing technology, will take place at its new venue in Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo on December 3-5. A deep program spans from the 33rd annual  SEMI Technology Symposium (STS) which begins on December 3, includes sessions on power devices, DFM, lithography, MEMS, packaging, and more to the new World of IoT (Internet of Things).

While the semiconductor and IC manufacturing industries have undergone consolidation, a surge in new investment points to a rebound in related spending in Japan. The semiconductor equipment market in Japan is forecast to grow both in 2014 and 2015.  Drivers for the increased investment are: memory devices, power semiconductors and “More than Moore” semiconductor technologies.  According to the SEMI World Fab Forecast, in 2014, Japan will spend more than $10 billion in 2014 on semiconductor equipment and materials.  The projection for 2015 is to more than double semiconductor equipment spending to $4.2 billion.

SEMICON Japan 2014 will bring Japan’s rebounding semiconductor equipment market into focus and the underlying technology and business drivers.  SEMICON Japan will enable attendees to explore key technologies and business models necessary to grow in the coming years. On December 3, SEMICON Japan opens at 9:30am with a full day of speakers including:  

  • Accenture Japan Ltd — Chikatomo Hodo, president and country managing director
  • IBM Japan — Chieko Asakawa, IBM fellow
  • Scripps Translational Science Institute — Donald Jones, chief digital officer
  • Toyota — Tokuhisa Nomura, executive general manager
  • Intel Japan — Makiko Eda, GM and president of Intel Japan
  • ARM K.K. — Yuzuru Utsumi, president
  • Toshiba — Yasuo Naruke, executive officer, corporate EVP and CEO, semiconductor & storage
  • National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NIICT) — Miwako Doi, auditor

SEMICON Japan will also highlight emerging opportunities in its workforce composition.  In Japan, 14.7 percent of the students in science and engineering departments are women (source: Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology). SEMI will host a forum on “Women in Business” in Tokyo for the first time to discuss the gender diversity strategy, featuring women executives.

SEMICON Japan 2014 is the place for information exchange and networking opportunities for people interested in semiconductor-related businesses in Asia — through the opening keynotes, pavilion and exchange networking events. SEMICON Japan 2014 also provides exhibitors an excellent opportunity to meet major device companies through the Suppliers Search Program. Japanese-English simultaneous translation will be available for many of the events and sessions at SEMICON Japan.

Sponsors of SEMICON Japan include Advantest Corporation and Tokyo Electron Limited as Platinum sponsors, and Applied Materials Inc., ASE Group, Daihen Corporation, Ebara Corporation, JSR Corporation, Lam Research Corporation and Screen Semiconductor Solutions, Co., Ltd. as Gold sponsors.

For further information on SEMICON Japan, visit  www.semiconjapan.org/en/.

About SEMI

SEMI is the global industry association serving the nano- and microelectronic manufacturing supply chains. Our 1,900 member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information on SEMI, visit  www.semi.org.


Association Contacts:

Yoichiro Ando
SEMI Japan
Phone:  81.3.3222.5854 
Email:  yando@semi.org

Deborah Geiger
SEMI Headquarters
Phone:  +1.408.943.7988
Email:  dgeiger@semi.org




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