10 Dec 2017 / CS International /

Connecting, informing and inspiring the compound semiconductor industry

In its eighth year, CS International 2018 has secured a record breaking number of speakers and sponsors who will participate at the must-attend event for the global compound semiconductor community.

“A tremendous line-up is already taking shape for CS International 2018. Our speakers reflect the global nature of our industry, and the diversity of devices, from LEDs and lasers to power electronics and power amplifiers” – comments Richard Stevenson, CS International Programme Manager and Editor of Compound Semiconductor Magazine.

Delivering over 30 talks, CS International will provide complete and comprehensive coverage of the compound semiconductor industry across five key themes:

Compound Semiconductor International 2018 Conference set for record breaking year

Wrestling market share from silicon power devices
What are the next opportunities for SiC? And how can GaN gain significant traction in the market place?

Richard Eden – IHS Markit

Philip Zuk - Transphorm

Peter Friedrichs – Infineon Technologies

Hiroyuki Handa – Panasonic

Tamara Baksht – VisIC Technologies

Andy Sellars – CSA Catapult

Mohamed Alomari – IMS Chips

Cem Basceri - Qromis


LEDs: Magnifying Margins
Which sectors offer the best returns? Does the bottom line get the biggest benefit from streamlining manufacturing, or from optimising the chip?

Pars Mukish - Yole Développement

Andreas Weisl – Seoul Semiconductor

J.C.Chen – Ostendo Technologies

Keith Strickland – Plessey Semiconductors


Finding solutions with heterogenous integration
Where will the growth of compound semiconductors on silicon deliver a fundamental change? And what are the tricks to ensure success?

Zhen Zong – Yole Développement

Jean-Pierre Locquet  - GaNonCMOS EU Project

Wolfgan Stolz – NasP III-V

Lars-Erik Wernersson – Lund University


5G: Where are we and what’s next?
What form will 5G take? And how good will 5G be for GaAs and GaN?

Eric Higham – Strategy Analytics

Roger Hall - Qorvo

Liam Devlin – Plektex RFI


Ramping revenues from RF Devices
What are the opportunities for III-Vs in defense and civilian markets? Will higher frequencies open up new sales?

Asif Anwar – Strategy Analytics

Nick Cataldo – Efficient Power Conversion


Speakers also confirmed include:

AIXTRON, Attolight, Beneq, Nanometrics, Revasum and Suzhou Nanowin Science & Technology.

CS International will also host a series of networking opportunities including:

  • Pre-event networking ‘drinks and nibbles’ reception (6-9pm) 9 April 2018
  • ‘Registration and breakfast club’
  • 10+ hours of networking during the session breaks and lunch
  • The 5th instalment of the CS Awards celebrating the leaders, innovative engineers, and those that excel in meeting the needs of their customers – 10th April 2018
  • Networking dinner and drinks (open bar) – 10th April 2018 6pm till late

The venue for this two day conference and exhibition is the Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel, in Belgium on 10-11 April 2018.

Book your place early as places are limited.

W: www.cs-international.net

Tel: +44 (0)24 7671 8970.

For further details on this release please contact Adam Richardson at adam.richardson@angelbc.com

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