The ConFab 2014 Announces Conference Program of Industry Leaders and Experts

Preeminent Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference - The ConFab 2014 - Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary by Bringing Stellar Line-up of Industry Players Together at the Encore Resort in Las Vegas this June
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LAS VEGAS - March 27, 2014 - PRLog -- San Francisco, CA – The ConFab - an exclusive high-level executive conference of the world’s leading device makers, OEMs, OSAT’s, fabs, suppliers and fabless/design companies – announces an exceptional group of speakers for the event that will take place at the Encore at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas on June 22-25, 2014. Meeting on expert analysis of business and market changes, conference topics will include: industry outlook and major trends, supply chain management, technology challenges and drivers, as well as optimizing R&D collaboration, packaging and higher levels of integration, and emerging applications.

In the Keynote spotlight, The ConFab 2014 is thrilled to be welcoming these industry luminaries:

Dr. Roawen Chen, Senior Vice President of Global Operation with Qualcomm, will deliver his Keynote on Monday, June 23.  In his current role at Qualcomm, Dr. Chen oversees the worldwide operations and supply chain, silicon and package technology, quality/reliability, and procurement functions for the Qualcomm semiconductor business. He is responsible for driving the global integrated fabless strategy and execution. Prior to Qualcomm, Dr. Chen was Vice President of Manufacturing Operations at Marvell Semiconductor, and has held technical positions at TSMC-USA and Intel.

Dr. Gary Patton, Vice President of the Semiconductor Research and Development Center at IBM, will take the podium on Tuesday, June 24 to present his Keynote.  At IBM, he is responsible for the semiconductor R&D roadmap, operations, and technology development alliances. During his career at IBM, Dr. Patton has held various management and executive positions in Microelectronics, Storage Technology, and Research Divisions, including positions in technology and product development, manufacturing, and business line management.

The ConFab conference will also feature these top presenters and panelists:

·         Vijay Ullal, Chief Operating Officer - Fairchild Semiconductor
·         Dave Anderson, President and CEO - Novati Technologies
·         Rory McInerny, Vice President, Platform Engineering Group – Intel
·         Bill McClean, President - IC Insights
·         Bryan Black, Senior Fellow – AMD
·         Gopal Rao, Senior Director of Business Development – SEMATECH
·         Dr. William Chen, Senior Technical Advisor - ASE Group
·         Chris Danely, Senior Analyst - JP Morgan Chase
·         Ron Huemoeller, Senior Vice President – Amkor Technology
·         Lode Lauwers, Vice President of Business Development – imec
·         Dennis Arnow, Vice President of Supply Chain – Atmel
·         Adrian Maynes, F450C Program Manager - M+W Group
·         John Osenbach, Fellow, Materials & Interconnect Technology – LSI
·         Steve Bezuk, Director of Advanced Packaging Technology – Qualcomm
·         Scott Jones, Director – AlixPartners
·         Phil Garrou, Principal Consultant – Microelectronic Consultants

About The ConFab
The ConFab has established itself as the preeminent semiconductor manufacturing conference and networking event since its inception nine years ago.  The event brings nearly 200 notable industry leaders together to address multiple aspects in the economics of semiconductor manufacturing.  The ConFab 2014 is owned and produced by Extension Media and hosted by Extension Media’s Solid State Technology's Pete Singer, Editor-in-Chief and Conference Chair.  More details about the conference are at:  To inquire about participation, contact the following individuals: for a manager (level) or above at a device maker, OEM, OSAT, fab or fabless/design company to attend, contact Sally Bixby, Event Manager at  If you represent an equipment, material or service supplier, contact Sabrina Straub, Sales Manager at 603.770.6569 or at

About Extension Media
Extension Media is a privately held business-to-business media company that provides valuable information, insight and marketing solutions to readers and clients around the world.  Extension Media operates over 50 B2B magazines, engineers’ guides, email newsletters, web sites and conferences that address high-tech industry platforms and emerging technologies such as chip design, semiconductor manufacturing, embedded systems, software, architectures and industry standards.

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