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Semiconductor Innovation for NetZero

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  • Thriving semiconductor innovations targeting NetZero: decarbonization and energy efficiency, particularly for Electric Vehicles, AI, Hyperscalers.
  • Different governments approaches aiming to de-risk supply chains, increase long-term resiliency, and stimulate industry growth.
  • Capital funding for start-ups and scale-ups in areas such as: AI, compound materials, photonics, quantum, thin film design and manufacturing.
  • Ensuring that women become a more integral part of the semiconductor industry leadership, as well as talent development.

Program

09:00 – 10:15
Registration & Networking

Tea / Coffee / Pastries




PRE-EVENT – Wednesday,
March 13th  
(morning)
 ▼

GSA WLI Women in Semiconductors
10:15 – 12:00

 

Welcome to WLI EMEA Women in Semiconductors

Jodi Shelton // Co-Founder and CEO // GSA

A Recipe for Success

Maria Marced // Board Member, Ceva, IQE, Sequans // Former President,
TSMC Europe

Keynote

Françoise Chombar // Chairwoman and co-founder // Melexis

Panel – Pathway to Success
Moderator:

TBA

Panelists:

Catherine Ramsdale // SVP Technology // Pragmatic

Frédérique Le Grèves // President & CEO, STMicro France // EVP, Europe Public Affairs // STMicroelectronics

Janet Collyer // Board member at EnSilica, Quantum Dice, Machine Discovery, Aerospace Technology Institute // UK Semiconductor Advisory Panel

12:00 – 13:00

 

Networking Lunch

 





MAIN EVENT – Wednesday,
March 13th  
(afternoon)
 ▼

GSA International Semiconductor Conference – DAY 1
13:00 – 13:55

 

Opening Session

 

Welcome Remarks

Jodi Shelton // Co-Founder and CEO // GSA

Opening Remarks

Jalal Bagherli // Co-Chair // UK Semiconductor Advisory Panel

UK National Semiconductor Strategy Goals

Saqib Bhatti // UK Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy

13:55 – 15:55

 

Industry Outlook and the Role of Governments

 

AI and Industrial Policies – Transforming Our Industry Structure

Christopher Thomas // Founder // Integrated Insights

14:10 – 14:50
Networking Break
Panel – The Role of Governments in the Semiconductor Industry
Moderator:

Peter Kuo

Panelists:

Daniel Armbrust // Co-founder // Silicon Catalyst

Frank Bösenberg // Managing Director // Silicon Saxony

Maria Marced // Board Member, Ceva, IQE, Sequans // Former President,
TSMC Europe

UK Government Representative

Industry Outlook – Fundamentals, Valuations and M&A

Matt Gehl, Managing Director // Head of EMEA Tech Banking // JPMorgan Chase &
Co.

15:55 – 18:40

 

Semiconductor Technologies impacting Net-Zero

 

Towards NETZERO for the IC Industry

Sebastian Göke // Associate Partner // McKinsey & Company

New Materials Innovation & the Future of Semiconductor Technologies

Simon Thomas // CEO // Paragraf

16:25 – 17:05
Networking Break
Sustainability Use Cases Supported by Low Carbon Semiconductor Manufacturing

Scott White // Executive Director // Pragmatic

Applications of GaN in Electronics

Giorgia Longobardi // Founder and CEO // Cambridge GaN Devices

Compound Foundry (SiC and GaN)

Americo Lemos // CEO // IQE

Panel – Semiconductor Technologies impacting Net-Zero
Moderator:

Sebastian Göke // Associate Partner // McKinsey & Company

Panelists:

Americo Lemos // CEO // IQE

Giorgia Longobardi // Founder and CEO // Cambridge GaN Devices

Scott White // Executive Director // Pragmatic

Simon Thomas // CEO // Paragraf

 

Day 1 Closing Remarks

 

18:45 – 19:45
Networking Reception

Exhibition room + STARTUPS POSTERS





MAIN EVENT – Thursday,
March 14th
(morning) ▼

GSA International Semiconductor Conference – DAY 2
09:00 – 09:10

 

Opening Session

 

Welcome Back
09:10 – 10:15

 

AI and Hyperscalers

 

Silicon for High Performance Data Centers

Philippe Notton // CEO and Founder // SiPearl

Photonics for Energy Efficient Server Systems

Vaysh Kewada // CEO // Salience Labs

Keynote

Paul Williamson // SVP & GM, IoT Line of Business // Arm

Panel – AI & Hyperscalers
Moderator:

Daniel Armbrust // Co-founder // Silicon Catalyst

Panelists:

Paul Williamson // SVP & GM, IoT Line of Business // Arm

Philippe Notton // CEO and Founder // SiPearl

Vaysh Kewada // CEO // Salience Labs

10:15 – 11:05
Networking Break
11:05 – 12:00

 

Electrification and Advancements in Automotive

 

Introduction

Jalal Bagherli // Co-Chair // UK Semiconductor Advisory Panel

Silicon Roadmap for Next Gen EVs

Amandeep Bhullar // Global Director – Semiconductor Engineering // Jaguar Land
Rover

Innovations for Driver Safety and Automotion

Donald McClymont // CEO // Indie Semiconductor

High Reliability Materials for Automotive

Oreste Donzella // EVP // KLA

12:00 – 13:15
Networking Lunch



MAIN EVENT – Thursday,
March 14th  (afternoon) ▼

UK Semiconductor Startup Showcase
13:15 – 16:35

 

UK Semiconductor Startup Showcase

 

Panel – Semiconductor Investment Perspective
Moderator:

Dennis Atkinson // Investor // BGF

Panelists:

Ian Lane // Partner // CIC (Cambridge Innovation Capital)

Jeremy Gleeson // Portfolio Manager & Head of Investment Team // AXA Investment
Managers

Niranjan Sirdeshpande // Head of Investment Catalyst Funds // M&G

Panel – Intellectual Property Benefits and Challenges
Moderator:

Andrew Thompson​​ // Partner, UK and European Patent Attorney // EIP

Panelists:

Anne McAleer // IP Manager // Paragraf

Audrey Stone // Board Advisor and Founder // Blueshift Memory

Ian Lane // Partner // CIC (Cambridge Innovation Capital)

Yankin Tanurhan // SVP Engineering // Synopsys

14:30 – 15:10
Networking Break
Fundraising 101 for Semiconductor Startups

Pete Hutton // Chairman of Agile Analog // Cambridge GAN Devices

ChipStart UK startup showcase

Sean Redmond // Managing Partner // Silicon Catalyst

UK Startups

16:35

 

Closing Remarks

 

Speakers

Featured Speakers

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Sponsors

Pricing

Event Registration

Members

Event

£ 249    + VAT

(excluding VIP Dinner)

Guests

Event

£ 349    + VAT

(excluding VIP Dinner)

Members

Event
+ VIP Dinner

£ 399    + VAT

(excluding VIP Dinner)

Guests

Event
+ VIP Dinner

£ 499    + VAT

(excluding VIP Dinner)

If you are a startup or attending a GSA event for the first time, please contact london2024@gsaglobal.org for specific pricing.
(VIP Dinner seats are extremely limited and can only be bought in conjunction with an event ticket)

Exibition Registration

Members

Exibitor Rate

£ 2900    + VAT
Guests

Exibitor Rate

£ 3900    + VAT

The exhibitor pass includes one exhibition table + 2 passes for the event (excluded VIP Dinner). Separately, we offer to startups a space to display a poster (no table) for £990 (includes 2 passes for the event, excluded VIP Dinner). Please contact london2024@gsaglobal.org to secure one.

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