MEMS Executive Congress® US 2012

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
10:00 am - 8:00 pmRegistration
12:30 pm - 2:00 pmNetworking Lunch
Sponsored by Kionix [More Info]
2:30 pm - 2:45 pmWelcome to MEMS Executive Congress [More Info]
Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group
2:45 pm - 5:00 pmPanel 1 - MEMS Market
Introduction by Kevin Crofton, SPTS (Gold Sponsor)
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Jeffrey Hilbert (Moderator), President & Founder, WiSpry
Jérémie Bouchaud, Senior Principal Analyst, MEMS and Sensors, IHS iSuppli
Jean-Christophe Eloy, President & CEO, Yole Développement
Tony Massimini, Chief of Technology, Semico Research
Steve Ohr, Analog and Power Semiconductors, Gartner, Technology and Service Provider Research
5:00 pm - 8:00 pmEvening Networking Reception
Sponsored by Maxim Integrated [More Info]
Thursday, November 8th, 2012
7:30 am - 5:15 pmRegistration
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
Sponsored by MEMS Industry Group Members [More Info]
8:30 am - 8:45 amWelcome and MIG Update [More Info]
Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group
8:45 am - 9:30 amMorning Keynote Speaker - "Ultra Low Power Electronics in the Next Decade"
Introduction by Dave Kirsch, EV Group (Platinum Sponsor)
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Ajith Amerasekera, Director, Product Acceleration, High Performance Analog Business, Texas Instruments
9:30 am - 10:00 amCoffee Break
Sponsored by AM Fitzgerald & Associates [More Info]
10:00 am - 10:45 amPanel 2 - MEMS in Medical/Quality of Life
Panel sponsored by Tronics
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Jeannette F. Wilson (Moderator), Product Line Manager, Sensor and Actuator Solution Division (SASD) / AISG, Freescale Semiconductor
Robert Farra, President & Chief Operating Officer, MicroCHIPS
Paul Gerrish, Senior Director, Technology and Design, Implantable Microsystems Technology, Medtronic
Ivo Stivoric, CTO & VP of New Products, BodyMedia
10:45 am - 11:15 amCoffee Break
Sponsored by Fries Research & Technology GmbH [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmPanel 3 - MEMS Technology Showcase®
Sponsored by Movea
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Shawn G. DuBravac (Moderator), Chief Economist and Senior Director of Research , Consumer Electronics Association
12:15 pm - 1:45 pmLunch
Sponsored by Plan Optik [More Info]
1:45 pm - 2:30 pmPanel 4 - MEMS in Consumer Products
Panel sponsored by MIPI Alliance
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Evgeni Gousev (Moderator), Senior Director, Technology Development, Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc.
Sanjay Gupta, Technology Entrepreneur
Dragan Mladenovic, Director of Business Management, Sensor Division, Maxim Integrated
Will Turnage, Vice President, Technology and Invention, R/GA
Mark Winter, Senior Director, Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE, Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE, X PRIZE Foundation
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmCoffee Break
Sponsored by IntelliSense [More Info]
3:00 pm - 3:45 pmPanel 5 - MEMS in Emerging Technologies
Panel Sponsored by OEM Group
Introduction by Spencer Wall, OEM Group
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Stephen Whalley (Moderator), Director, Sensors, Intel Architecture Group, Intel Corporation
Hughes Metras, VP, Strategic Partnerships, North America, CEA-LETI
Todd Miller, Lab Manager, MicroSystems & MicroFluidics, GE Global Research
Jon Kindred, Senior Director of Signals and Systems, Starkey Laboratories
3:45 pm - 4:15 pmCoffee Break
Sponsored by Silex Microsystems [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:00 pmAfternoon Keynote Speaker - "Ideas, not Objects"
Introduction by Durga Chaturvedula, Applied Materials (Gold Sponsor)
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Robert Brunner, Founder, Creative Director and Partner, Ammunition
5:00 pm - 5:15 pmClosing Thoughts [More Info]
Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group
6:00 pm - 9:00 pmNetworking Dinner - Cowboy BBQ
Sponsored by X-Fab MEMS Foundry [More Info]
9:00 pmPost-dinner Drinks and Networking
Sponsored by Coventor [More Info]
Friday, November 9th, 2012
Annual Golf Outing [More Info]