Silicon Summit

Formative technology that is changing our lives

April 15, 2015

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Networking Reception and Lunch Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Formative Technology

Opportunities for semiconductor companies have never been as great as they are today.

Just as the IoT is driving the expectancy for ubiquitous connectivity and universal access to data, immersive technology is changing our expectations on how we interact with the physical and virtual worlds.

Please join GSA on April 15, 2015 as we discuss the formative technologies that are enabling these new experiences by enabling our devices to connect, sense, interpret, and influence our decisions and behaviors in a previously unimaginable way.

Interested in attending? Click here to register.


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April 15, 2015

08:30 AM: Registration & Networking

09:15 AM: Opening Remarks

SESSION 1: The IoT and the Hyper-connected World
09:30 AM: Gregg Bartlett, SVP, Product Management Group, GLOBALFOUNDRIES
09:45 AM: James Stansberry, SVP and GM, IoT Products, Silicon Labs
10:00 AM: Rahul Patel, SVP and GM, Wireless Connectivity, Broadcom
10:15 AM: Dr. Martin Scott, SVP and GM, Cryptography Research Division, Rambus
10:30 AM: Panel Q&A

10:50 AM: Networking Break

SESSION 2: The Future of Reality
11:15 AM: Keith Witek, Corporate VP, Office of Corporate Strategy, AMD
11:30 AM: Mats W. Johansson, CEO, EON Reality
11:45 AM: Joerg Tewes, CEO, Avegant
12:00 AM: Panel Q&A

12:20 PM: Lunch

SESSION 3: MEMS and Sensors, Shaping the Future of the IoT
1:00 PM: Todd Miller, Microsystems Lab Manager, GE Global Research
1:15 PM: Behrooz Abdi, President and CEO, InvenSense
1:30 PM: Steve Pancoast, VP, Software and Applications, Atmel
1:45 PM: David Allan, President and COO, Virtuix Inc.
2:00 PM: Panel Q&A

2:20 PM: Adjournment



Shaping the world with sensor solutions. ams sensor solutions take sensing to the next level by providing a seamless interface between humans and technology.

ASE Group

Alongside a broad portfolio of established technologies, ASE is also delivering innovative advanced packaging and System-in-Package solutions to meet growth momentum across a broad range of end markets.


Consensia offers a comprehensive software solution for managing innovation and product development across a chip’s entire lifecycle.

Delta Microelectronics

Flexibility, quality and competitiveness – DELTA offers solutions at any part of the ASIC development and production process to allow the customer to get the most cost effective combination of services.

Eon Reality

EON Reality, Inc. is the world leader in Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer for industry, education, and edutainment.


EquipIC supply chain provides turnkey ASIC services including: Design, Wafer Foundry, Test and Assembly, and Production from low to high volume.

Flex Logix

Flex Logix Technologies provides FPGA cores for SoCs. Our first product is available now in TSMC 28HPM.


Integra Technologies, now in its 32nd year, is a full service test and assembly supplier.

Kilopass Technology, Inc.

Kilopass is the leader in embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) IP with boundless capacity to scale to advanced CMOS process geometries and portable to every major foundry and IDM.


MagnaChip is a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products.


MOSIS provides access to fabrication of prototype and volume production quantities of integrated circuits.


SARCINA provides leading U.S. companies with package design and power/signal integrity simulation. In addition, Sarcina offers final test hardware design, program development, and one-stop turnkey service.

Silicon Turnkey Solutions

Silicon Turnkey Solutions (STS) is an industry recognized collaborative partner that integrates design, engineering, manufacturing, test, and qualification.


Silvaco provides design automation software for the electronics and semiconductor industries. We develop TCAD and EDA tools for a wide variety of professionals from process engineers to integrated circuit designers.


Silicon Release Solutions is a focused business group within Teradyne's world-class Global Services Organization.

Test Spectrum

Test Spectrum is a recognized leader in semiconductor test solutions.


Admission to this event is free for GSA members and $50 for non-members.




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For assistance with login, please email loginhelp@gsaglobal.org or call Susan Jackson at 214-306-7074.


GSA is exceptionally grateful for the generous support of our sponsors. Without them, events such as these would not be possible.

Silicon Catalyst
Silicon Labs

Contact Hayley Warmack for sponsorship details.

About GSA Global

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:

  • Opportunities for thought exchange and relationship development with other industry executives through various forums, leadership groups, and committees
  • Access to resources, surveys, and reports that provide insight to the financial health of the industry and leading market trends
  • Corporate participation in several GSA Working Groups, each focusing on a specific discipline or technology

To learn more about the benefits of GSA membership, please contact Kate Olsen.


Susan Jackson
s.jackson @gsaglobal.org
972.866.7579 x111

Program / Speakers

Wade Giles
wgiles @gsaglobal.org
972.866.7579 x116

Sponsors / Exhibition

Hayley Warmack
hwarmack @gsaglobal.org
972.866.7579 x112

GSA Membership

Kate Olsen
kolsen @gsaglobal.org
972.866.7579 x113