Tuesday, April 19th
|11:45||Registration, Networking and Light Hors d'Oeuvre|
|12:45||Opening Remarks: Sandro Grigolli, EMEA Executive Director, GSA|
|12:55||Session 1: European Innovation and EU Funding Opportunities|
|12:55||Jean-Michel Deligny, Managing Director, Silverpeak|
|13:10||Piermario di Pietro, Senior Advisor, Innovation Finance Advisory, European Investment Bank|
|13:20||Nitan Pathak, Business Development Manager, European Investment Fund|
|13:30||Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by Jean-Michel Deligny, Managing Director, Silverpeak
Guest Panelist Willy Van Puymbroeck, Head of Unit, Components, DG CONNECT
|13:55||Session 2: The Rise of China as a Semiconductor Powerhouse|
|13:55||Handel H. Jones, Founder and CEO, International Business Strategies|
|14:15||Willy Wang, President & CEO, Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology US|
|15:05||Session 3: Connected, Intelligent Devices|
|15:05||Udo-Martin Gómez, CTO, Bosch Sensortec|
|15:20||Graham Budd, COO, ARM|
|15:35||Yannick Lévy, VP, Corp Business Development, Parrot|
|15:50||Raviv Melamed, CEO and Co-Founder, Vayyar|
|16:05||Georges Karam, Founder, President & CEO, Sequans Communications|
|16:20||Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by David Manners, Components Editor, Electronics Weekly|
|17:05||Networking Break sponsored by Infineon Technologies|
|17:35||CEO Panel: "What's Next?"|
|Reinhard Ploss, CEO, Infineon|
|Jalal Bagherli, CEO, Dialog|
|Jack Harding, CEO, eSilicon|
|Remi El-Ouazzane, CEO, Movidius|
|Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by Dr. Aart de Geus, Chairman & Co-CEO, Synopsys|
|18:45||Transporation to VIP Reception & Dinner at BMW World (See Travel Page)|
|19:00||VIP Cocktail Reception|
|20:00||VIP Networking Dinner sponsored by Mentor Graphics|
Wednesday, April 20th
|8:55||Keynote: Merger Mania|
|Dr. Wally C. Rhines, CEO, Mentor Graphics|
|9:20||Panel Discussion: The Impact of Mergers on the Semiconductor Industry|
|Handel H. Jones, Founder and CEO, International Business Strategies|
|Malcolm Penn, Chairman and CEO, Future Horizons|
|Dr. Wally C. Rhines, CEO, Mentor Graphics|
|Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by Benjamin Edenharder, Head of European Semiconductor Investment Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch|
|10:05||Keynote: The Future of Transportation|
|Dominik Wee, Principal, Digital in Automotive, McKinsey & Co|
|10:55||Session 4: Self-driving Cars - the most transformative electronic system since the smart phone|
|10:55||Market overview: Luca de Ambroggi, Principal Analyst, Automotive Semiconductors, IHS|
|11:10||Dieter May, SVP Digital Business Models, BMW|
|11:25||Juergen Weyer, VP Automotive EMEA, NXP|
|11:40||Hagai Zyss, CEO, AutoTalks|
|11:55||Markus Tremmel, Chief Expert Automotive ADAS, Bosch Group|
|12:10||Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by Luca de Ambroggi, Principal Analyst, Automotive Semiconductors, IHS|
|13:00||Networking Lunch sponsored by TSMC|
|Early Bird Rates
(Through Mar. 4)
On-site registration will open at 11:45 on Tuesday, 19 April 2016.
Discounts are available to startup semiconductor companies. Please contact Sandro Grigolli firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Delegate cancellations will receive a full refund through Tuesday, 1 March 2016. Cancellations after Tuesday, 1 March 2016 will not be accepted. However, registration is transferable to other executives within your company.
As space is very limited, the booths will be allotted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Register for your booth today by clicking the button above.
* International adapters not included.
Currency Exchange: All fees will be charged in USD and exclude 19% VAT. Exchanges rates are updated daily. Please click here to view current exchange rates.
Travel: Please visit our Travel Page for details on Sofitel rooms, additional hotels near the Sofitel and getting around Munich.
VIP Dinner: All delegate and exhibitor conference passes include entry to the VIP cocktail reception and dinner.
Registration: If you are registering for another person, please log in as the attendee.
For assistance with login, please email email@example.com or call Kate Olsen at +1 972-866-7579 x113.
GSA is exceptionally grateful for the generous support of our sponsors. Without them, events such as these would not be possible.
Contact Sandro Grigolli for sponsorship details.
GSA has secured a limited number of discounted rooms for conference delegates at GSA's preferred hotel, the Sofitel Munich Bayerpost.
Room Block Dates: Arrival 19 April 2016 | Departure 20 April 2016
To make an individual room reservation, attendees will need to contact the Sofitel reservation department. The Sofitel must receive valid credit card information from each guest to guarantee the booking.
Booking Code: GSA Forum – Global Semiconductor
Cost per room per night:
Roomrate Single use €260 including Breakfast
Roomrate Double use €300 including Breakfast
Guests can cancel free of charge prior 8 days to the event.
After that, 90% will be charged.
T +49 89 59948 – 3000
F +49 89 59948 – 2000
Use subject line "GSA Forum – Global Semiconductor"
T +49 89 599480
Munich is an exciting city, offering delegates a multitude of destinations, nightlife and tourist attractions.
This year's VIP Reception and Dinner will take place in an exceptional venue: BMW World, the top tourist attraction in Munich and Bavaria. All registered attendees will be invited to attend the VIP Cocktail Reception and the VIP Dinner at the end of the first day of the event, Tuesday, April 19th which offer unparalleled networking opportunities.
There are several easy ways to get to and from the Munich Airport (MUC).
The Sofitel Munich Bayerpost hotel is just 100 m away from Munich Central Station, so take any of the following train or underground lines: S1-S8 (from Munich Airport),U1, U2, U4, U5,U7, U8 and follow the signs to "MUNCHEN ZENTRUM HAUPTBAHNHOF".
S1-S8 lines depart from the airport to the city center every 10 minutes. The airport stop is just steps from Terminal 1 and 2. Get off atMUNCHEN ZENTRUM HAUPTBAHNHOF (Munich Central Station).
Terminal 1: On the arrival and departure level (E04) right in front of exits A to E
Terminal 2: Along the access ramp for buses and taxis to the north of the arrival level (E03) and the departure level (E04)
Central Area: Level E03 to the north of the Central Area
Contact Kate Olsen for exhibition details, +1 972.866.7579 x113.
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) is the voice of the global semiconductor industry with nearly 400 member companies throughout 32 countries and representing over 75% of the industry revenues. GSA provides a neutral environment for semiconductor executives to meet and collaborate on ways to improve efficiencies and address industry wide topics and concerns. In addition to hosting leading events that are tailored specifically to the semiconductor ecosystem, GSA also offers its members:
To learn more about the benefits of GSA membership, please contact Kole Giles.