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SEMICON 2023: sustainability, smart manufacturing, advanced chip tech and talent

31st January 2023
Sheryl Miles

With Korea among the top destinations for semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending, the stage is set for SEMICON Korea 2023 as the region’s premier microelectronics event opens (1st February) at COEX in Seoul for insights into the latest developments and trends in areas critical to industry growth.

Topics including sustainability, smart manufacturing, advanced chip technologies, and workforce development will highlight the exhibition and conference.

The Feb. 1-3 exhibition will feature nearly 500 companies showcasing semiconductor manufacturing products and technologies, while more than 120 thought leaders will discuss the latest business and technology trends at 20 conferences.

SEMICON Korea 2023 Keynotes

  • Joseph Macri, Sr. Vice President, Corporate Fellow and CTO of Client Compute and Graphics.


Beating Moore’s Law: efficiency for an interconnected world

  • Eric Beyne, Sr. Fellow, Vice President of R&D


3D integration technology: enabling heterogeneous system scaling

  • Patrick Lord, EVP, CSBG and Global Operations

Lam Research 

Accelerating innovation – from lab to fab

The exhibition and conference will host Korea-based semiconductor powerhouses such as Samsung Electronics, SK hynix and other companies from across the supply chain.

More SEMICON Korea 2023 highlights

The popular Supplier Search Programme will host major chipmakers as they hold more than 70 meetings with equipment, materials and parts companies looking to expand their global footprint.

Experts will offer insights on overseas business expansion opportunities at the US Investment and Netherlands Tech forums.

Forums will key in on market trends, sustainability, smart manufacturing, and metrology and inspection.

The STS (SEMI Technology Symposium) at SEMICON Korea 2023 will showcase the latest technology advances and roadmaps in sessions on six key semiconductor manufacturing processes:

  • Lithography
  • Materials
  • Device
  • Etch
  • CMP & cleaning
  • Packaging

Workforce Development

The Meet the Experts! Programme returns with semiconductor engineers offering career development advice to STEM university students, while the Women-in-Technology programme will feature perspectives from female leaders in high tech on promoting effective workplace practices for female engineers and their colleagues.

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