2011 Silicon-Valley Magnetic Symposium Program06/18/2011 - 06/18/2011

2011 Silicon-Valley Magnetic Symposium Program


                                    Co-hosted by: CAISS and CASPA



Rising demand for data storage and hand-held devices has provided tremendous opportunities for technology and business development in hard-disk drive, solid-state drive, MRAM, and sensor industries. In a world of constant technological innovation, what opportunities and challenges lie ahead for HDD, SSD, MRAM, and Sensor industries?   Throughout this conference, renowned industry experts will share their views and insights with audiences about technology advancements and future market opportunities in HDD, SSD, MRAM, and Sensor industries. Attendees will also have the opportunity to interact with featured speakers and fellow industry members, facilitating conversations that can promote valuable exchanges of ideas.

To register for the symposium, please use the following link: http://caissmagsymposium.eventbrite.com
To get more updated information on the symposium, please visit http://www.caiss.org

Date:      June 18, 2011, Saturday
Time:     12:30PM-5:30PM
Venue:   Cadence Design Systems
               Auditorium – Building #10
              2655 Seely Avenue, San Jose, CA 95134
Format:  Language in English
Cost:       Free with on-line registration

Symposium Agenda:

12:30 – 1:00 pm     Sign-in and registration
  1:00 – 1:15 pm    Opening speech and VIP Introduction
  1:15 – 4:00 pm    Keynote Presentations (average 30 minutes each speaker)
                                  1.    Progress and Outlook for HDD: Dr. Xiaodong Che, VP of HGST
                                  2.    Progress and Outlook for MRAM:  Dr. Yiming Huai, VP of Avalanche
                                  3.    Progress and Outlook for SSD:   Mr. Yuping Chung,  Sr. Market Analyst, Forward Insights
                                  4.    Magnetic BioSensor, development & applications:  Prof. Shan Wang, Stanford University 
                                  5.    Venture Capital’s viewpoint on opportunities in advanced magnetism:  Dr. Hing Wong, ManagingDirector of Walden International Venture Capitals
4:00 – 4:30 pm      Break (networking)
4:30 – 5:30 pm      Panel discussions
                                 1.    Dr. Sining Mao, VP of WD
                                 2.    Dr. Hebert Lin, VP of WD
                                 3.    Prof. Xiu-feng Han, Chinese Academy of Science
                                 4.    Prof. Yiran Chen, Univ. of Pittsburgh
                                 5.    Dr. Min-Hwa Chi, VP of SMIC
5:30 pm                 Meeting Adjourn
6:00 pm                 Optional networking dinner (RSVP required)