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Time Activity  
12:00 p.m. Networking Lunch  
12:45 p.m. Opening Remarks  
1:00 p.m

Keynote Address

This Keynote Address will unveil insight on enabling private sector growth, innovation and competitiveness amid today’s political and economic landscape.

Dr. S. Shankar Sastry, Dean, College of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

S. Shankar Sastry
1:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion

This Panel Discussion will address game-changing trends stemming from the Internet boom, with a focus on superior content delivery via today's burgeoning network and appliances.

Moderator: Prakash Darji, Global Vice President, Data Warehousing Solutions & SAP HANA Platform, SAP

Prakash Darji
  • Jim Buczkowski, Henry Ford Technical Fellow & Director, Electrical and Electronics Systems Research & Innovation, Ford Motor Company
Jim Buczkowski
  • Brendan Eich, Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President, Engineering, Mozilla

Brendan Eich
  Dr. Kaigham (Ken) Gabriel
  • Guido Jouret, Vice President and General Manager, Internet of Things Group, Cisco

Guido Jouret
  Gee Rittenhouse
2:30 p.m. Networking Break  
3:00 p.m.

Keynote Address

This Keynote Address will capture the technological landscape in the next decade and discuss its impact on consumers’ lives.

David Small, Chief Platform Officer, Verizon Enterprise Solutions

David Small
3:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion

This Panel Discussion will spotlight CEOs from leading semiconductor companies as they discuss amongst other things, the toughest challenges facing our industry today and what reforms can be made to address those challenges.

Moderator: Dr. Aart de Geus, Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Synopsys


Dr. Aart de Geus
  • John P. Daane, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board, Altera
John P. Daane
  • Mark Durcan, Chief Executive Officer, Micron Technology
Mark Durcan
  • Young Sohn, President & Chief Strategy Officer, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics
Young Sohn
  Dr. Sehat Sutardja
4:30 p.m. Networking Break  
5:00 p.m.

Keynote Address and Interactive Q&A with Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State (2005-2009)

Widely considered as one of the most influential and powerful people in the world, Dr. Condoleezza Rice will share her unparalleled expertise on how America’s policies influence international trade relations and global affairs. Following her keynote address, Dr. Rice will engage the audience in an interactive Q&A session.

Dr. Condoleeza Rice
6:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Reception



Bristlecone SAP
Amkor Technology UMC
Advantest Dassault Systèmes KPMG Revitas