SAN JOSE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—January 16, 2007— FSA, the global voice of the fabless business model, announces its System-in-Package (SiP) Conference taking place January 23-24 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, Calif. With the theme "Navigating SiP in the Fabless Environment," the conference will feature a robust program addressing all aspects of SiP.
The event will bring together the semiconductor supply chain to
articulate challenges and opportunities for a variety of markets and
products using SiP technologies. The program is designed to
accommodate semiconductor industry professionals at all knowledge
levels of SiP. It will feature keynotes, panel discussions,
presentations, business and technical tutorials, as well as networking
Featured keynotes include:
-- "SiP Application and Business Trends" - Jim Walker,
semiconductor manufacturing research vice president at Gartner
-- "SiP Technology Overview" - Dr. Homing Tong, general manager
of corporate research and development, ASE Group
-- "SiP and System Integration Perspective from ITRS" - Dr. W. R.
(Bill) Bottoms, chairman and chief executive officer,
NanoNexus and 3MTS
-- "SiP Approach in Samsung" - Jason Cho, vice president of
interconnect product and technology, Samsung Electronics
Tutorials will be available to attendees who would like to
increase their SiP knowledge. Topics include:
-- SiP drivers, applications and issues
-- SiP co-design flow / modeling and simulation
-- 3D integration at the wafer level
-- Design for test in the SiP environment
FSA is hosting this conference because of the interest generated
from its SiP Market and Patent Map Analysis released in August 2006.
"SiP is on its way to becoming the solution for many sectors of
the semiconductor industry, and the complexity of SiP technologies
requires cooperation along the supply chain," said Vivian Pangburn,
vice president, global marketing and membership at FSA. "Our goals are
to host an industry-wide forum to discuss the future of SiP, including
requirements and roadmaps, as well as to form a consensus on best
practices, test strategies and methodologies."
Event sponsors include Ansoft Corporation; ASE Group and Cadence
Design Systems, Inc.
For more information, visit www.fsa.org/events/calendar.asp.
FSA is the voice of the global fabless business model.
Incorporated in 1994, FSA positively impacts the growth and return on
invested capital of this business model to enhance the environment for
innovation. It provides a platform for meaningful global collaboration
between fabless companies and their partners; identifies and
articulates opportunities and challenges to enable solutions; and
provides research, resources, publications and survey information.
Members include fabless companies and their supply chain and service
partners, representing more than 21 countries across the globe.