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SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid Keynotes and Executive Panels to Highlight CHIPS Act, Microelectronics Supply Chain Resilience, Sustainability, Mobility and Talent

MILPITAS, Calif. – July 5, 2022 – The CHIPS Act, microelectronics industry resilience and the future of mobility will come into focus next week at SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid, July 12-14 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, as industry leaders deliver keynotes and participate in executive panels on these and other critical topics focused on industry growth. Registration is open.

The event, North America’s premier exhibition and conference for the microelectronics supply chain, will gather more than 200 industry leaders, visionaries and technology experts for insights into the latest trends, innovations and developments across the electronics supply chain.

SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid will also highlight industry challenges and opportunities for overcoming pressing issues such as sustainability, chip scarcity and the semiconductor workforce shortage while addressing key themes including digital transformation, and heterogeneous integration.

SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid Keynotes

Laurie E. Locascio, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 

NIST, Semiconductors, and the CHIPS Act

Siva Sivaram, President of Technology and Strategy, Western Digital 

Flash Forward: How A Global Supply Chain Enables the Data Revolution

 »Wir müssen die deutsche  Halbleiterindustrie hegen und pflegen« - Halbleiter - Elektroniknet
Berthold Hellenthal, Head of Computing and Semiconductors, CAVIAD, a Volkswagen Group Company

Semiconductor Innovation Driving Future Mobility

The Girl Behind The Wheel
Vanessa Ahktar, Director, Kotter

The Science of Change: Navigating an Increasingly Chaotic World

Strategy Execution and Change Management Consultants - Kotter


SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid Executive Panels

Day 1 will also feature the following executive panels:

How Are You Shaping a More Resilient Supply Chain – Perspectives and Possibilities

Moderator: Bettina Weiss, Chief of Staff and Corporate Strategy, SEMI


  • Bruce Tufts, Vice President,  Manufacturing Supply Operations, Director, Fab Materials Organization, Intel Corporation
  • Boris Finselberg, Vice President, Global Sector Technology, DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation
  • Doug Lefever, President & CEO, Advantest America; Executive Vice President, System Test Business Unit; Director, Managing Executive Officer Leader, Applied Research & Venture Team
  • Carolin Seward, VP, Sourcing Operations for Silicon, Google
  • Richard Barnett, Chief Marketing Officer, Supplyframe

The Value of a Veteran in the Workforce

Moderator: Larry Smith, Chairman, TEL U.S.


  • General Paul E. Funk II, Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
  • Katie Maloney, Business Line Manager, Edwards Vacuum
  • Ann Kelleher, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and General Manager of Technology Development, Intel Corporation
  • Shari Liss, Executive Director, SEMI Foundation
  • Ajit Manocha, President and CEO, SEMI

SEMI Global Sustainability Summit Keynotes

With decarbonization building momentum worldwide, the Global Sustainability Summit will debut on Day 2 at SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid to help drive the collaboration necessary for the semiconductor industry to reduce its carbon footprint. Co-hosted by SEMI and McKinsey & Company, the summit comes as semiconductor ecosystem companies are increasingly committing to sustainability targets.

Keynote speakers will include:

The FLEX Conference, the annual event focused on flexible hybrid and printed electronics innovations, and the Design Automation Conference (DAC), the premier gathering focused on the design and design automation of electronic circuits and systems, will co-locate with SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

To ensure the well-being of all its exhibitors and visitors, SEMI monitors developing federal, state, and local health and safety recommendations and requirements to determine the most appropriate safety protocols for in-person events.

Recorded programming of select speakers at SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid will be available on-demand July 13, 2022, through August 13, 2022. Visitors will have direct access to exclusive online exhibitors during the live event.

Follow SEMICON West on Twitter: #SEMICONWest

About SEMI
SEMI® connects more than 2,500 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA), the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) and SOI Consortium are SEMI Strategic Technology Communities. Visit to learn more, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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