2012 NACSA Annual Conference Innovation: the Vital Role Plays in Economic Growth
Date: May 19, 2012 (Saturday)
Venue: Club Regent, Fairmont Hotel
Address: 170 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (Google Map)
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
5:40-6:00pm Announce BOD Election Result/ Prize Drawings
6:00pm Conference Adjourn