Workshop & Tabletop Expo: Flexible Hybrid Electronics — Opportunities and Challenges 🗓 🗺

Chapter Workshop (with the Consumer Electronics Chapter)

IEEE Santa Clara Valley CPMT Society Chapter Workshop (with the Consumer Electronics Chapter)
Speakers: see below
Organizers: Shomir Dighe, Chair; Annette Teng, Azmat Malik, Ralic Lo.
Workshop Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016

  • Registration and continental breakfast: 8:00 AM
  • Call to Order and Welcome: 8:50 AM
  • First presentation: 9:00 AM
  • Lunch, demonstrations: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Afternoon presentations: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Reception/Networking: 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM
  • Closing: 4:30 PM

Cost: $45 IEEE members; $55 non-members; $25 students, unemployed

Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr. (off Kifer Rd), Santa Clara

Summary:The Workshop is targeted for engineers and managers contemplating entry into the Flexible Hybrid Electronics/Wearables market. It covers the challenges and opportunities in this emerging market. Development trends in the basic building blocks for products in this market will be covered. Experts will provide an overview of polymers, interconnects, sensors and energy sources along with producibility challenges for commercialization.
As a bonus, the workshop will feature product demos and an enlightening market survey followed by a raffle and a networking reception.
Expo: Representatives from a cross section of the Flexible Hybrid Electronics ecosystem as well as the platform developer community will be at tabletop expo that will be open during breaks and lunch.

Opening address/Overview: 9:00 AM (Malcolm Thompson, Executive Director, Next Flex)
9:30 AM: Polymers — Status and Future Developments (to be announced)
10:00 AM: Interconnects — Status and Future Developments (Janos Veres, Program Mgr for Printed Electronics, PARC)
10:40 AM: Flexible TFTs and Flexible Sensors (Arvind Kamath, VP-Technology Development, ThinFilm)
11:00 AM: Power Considerations Including Energy Harvesting (Brian Zahnstecher, PowerROX)
11:30 AM: Flexible Hybrid Electronics Circuit Design and Design Automation (Jim Huang, Research Scientist, HP Labs)
12:00 Noon: Lunch Break & Expo
1:00 PM: Manufacturing Challenges and Opportunities (Dan Gamota, VP-Strategic Capabilities Engng & Tech, Jabil)
1:30 PM: Flexible Display Electronics/Wearables Market (Sweta Dash, President, Dash-Insights)
2:15 PM: Product Demos (including live demo of Fuji Dimatix printer)
3:15 PM: Wrap up and Raffle Drawing
3:30 PM: Reception and Networking

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