2012 NACSA Annual Conference Innovation



2012 NACSA Annual Conference Innovation: the Vital Role Plays in Economic Growth


Date:               May 19, 2012 (Saturday)

Time:              1:00PM-6:00PM

Venue:            Club Regent, Fairmont Hotel

Address:         170 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (Google Map)

Admission:      Free. Seating is limited, please RSVP online here    

The outlook of the global economy in 2012 and 2013 is slower growth. There is no doubt that innovation is the engine for long-term economic growth. However, what area of innovation will impact the economic recovery? Is emerging economy ready to be the next center of global economy?  In the coming decade, will the semiconductor industry continue leading the industry as the past several decades following the direction of ‘Moore’s law’?  Northern America Chinese Clean-tech & Semiconductor Association (NACSA) 2012 Annual Conference “Innovation: the Vital Role Plays in Economic Growth” will help to answer these questions you might have in mind.

We are greatly honored to have a group of distinguished speakers to share their decade of experience and visions on how technological innovation can continue empowering future industry growth.  Please come and join us for this enlightening event in Silicon Valley.   You will certainly find it rewarding by learning and interacting with our distinguished speakers and fellow professionals.  Spaces are limited; please follow the links above to register.  There will be a reception and a prize drawing at the end of this conference to celebrate many great achievements made by NACSA team and to extend our deepest appreciation for your continuous support.

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Annual Conference Program

1:00-1:20am       Registration & Networking

1:20-1:30am       Welcoming Speech
Cheng Peng, NACSA President

1:30-2:10pm       “The Capacitive Touch Revolution”
Norm Taffe, SVP, Consumer and Computation Division, Cypress Semiconductor

2:10-2:50pm       The Next Frontiers in Computing

Achintya K. Bhowmik, Ph.D., Director, Perceptual Computing,  Intel Corporation 

2:50-3:30pm       Gesture Recognition – The Technology & Market Evolution

                           Sinclair Vass, Sir. Dir. of Marketing & Business Operations, JDSU 

3:30-4:10pm     Semiconductors and Semi Ecosystems for Intelligent Systems”

                           Mali Venkatesan, Ph.D., Research Manager, IDC

4:10-4:50pm      “Build the Sustainable Global Solar Industry”
                           Peng Fang, PhD., Chief Executive Officer, JA Solar

4:50-5:10pm       Concluding Remarks/ NACSA Annual Election of Board Directors

5:10-5:40pm      Reception

5:40-6:00pm      Announce BOD Election Result/ Prize Drawings

6:00pm              Conference Adjourn


Please visit http://www.nacsa.com for details.