Plenary Executives Round Table

"Europe as engine of innovation in the semiconductor area",

September 17th 2013, 09:20-10:50, Room (ABCD)

The goal of the executive round table "Europe as engine of innovation in the semiconductor area" is to emphasize the strength and sustainability of the semiconductor industry in Europe. The choice of the event which embeds this plenary panel is far from being neutral; ESSCIRC-ESSDERC is the major meeting point of the semiconductor scientists in Europe.

The distinguished panelists are (in alphabetical order):
• Jo De Boeck, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, IMEC, Belgium - biography
• Thierry Collette, Vice President, LETI, France - biography
• Philippe Magarshack, Executive Vice President, STMicroelectronics, France - biography
• Lothar Pfitzner, Head of Semiconductor Manufacturing, Fraunhofer, Germany - biography
• Reinhard Ploss, Chief Executive Officer, Infineon Technologies, Germany - biography
• Hans Rijns, Chief Technology Officer, NXP Semiconductors, The Netherlands - biography
• Andreas Wild, Executive Director, ENIAC Joint Undertaking, Belgium - biography

The round table will be moderated by Andreia Cathelin, Senior Member of the Technical Staff, from STMicroelectronics Crolles and Jihad Haidar, Vice President and Managing Director, from Infineon Technologies Romania.