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With Korea a major consumer of semiconductor materials and advanced materials a key driver of innovation, the stage is set for SMC (Strategic Materials Conference) Korea 2023 on May 17, 2023 at the Suwon Convention Center in Seoul, South Korea as industry leaders and experts gather to provide market forecasts and insights into the latest materials developments and trends. Registration is open.

The global wafer fab materials market is projected to see a strong rebound in 2024 after softening this year, the March 2023 SEMI Materials Market Data Subscription (MMDS) report shows. Key semiconductor materials market drivers include artificial intelligence (AI), applications such as ChatGPT, and the growing automotive chip market. With Samsung and SK hynix leading producers of memory, Korea is the second largest semiconductor materials market.

Keynotes by the following industry thought leaders will highlight SMC Korea 2023.

  • Namsung Kim, Senior Director, Applied Materials – GAA (Gate-All-Around) Technology Enabling Continuous CMOS Transistor Scaling for Energy-Efficient Computing Solution
  • Jeongdong Choe, Senior Technical Fellow, TechInsights – Market & Technology Trends for Memory Devices Including Materials
  • Inji Yeom, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company – Global Supply Chain

SMC Korea 2023 will also feature the following sessions:

  • Advanced Materials Enabling Next-Generation Devices – Experts from Air Liquide, Donjin Semichem and Lam Research will discuss materials crucial to driving semiconductor innovations.
  • Global Warming Potential (GWP) – Thoughts leaders from BASF, KIET and Merck will explore strategies for low-GWP materials development. 
  • Collaboration – Experts from Samsung and SK hynix will discuss the vital importance of collaboration in advanced packaging and sustainable materials innovations.
  • Market Trends – Linx Consulting and TechSearch International will provide perspectives on prospects for the semiconductor materials market.  

An SMC Korea 2023 pre-registration discount is available until May 10.

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