Imec Technology Forum 2011

The Imec Technology Forum will take place May 25 – 26, 2011 in Brussels, Belgium. The event features executives from from Asia, Europe and the USA. Topics include smart integration for next generation smart systems, extremely powerful ICs, smart vision and communication systems, clever power, and medicine without borders. The forum includes leaders from the nanoelectronics, healthcare, energy, wireless communications and embedded systems industries.


  • 3D integration and its impact on system design
    Pol Marchal, Principle Scientist, imec
  • Semiconductor technology solutions for future smart systems
    Malgorzata Jurczak, Manager of Memory Devices Program, imec
  • Pushing lithography to enable ultimate nanoelectronics
    Geert Vandenberghe, Director Advanced Lithography Program, imec
  • NVISION: towards ultimate vision systems
    Francesco Pessolano, Manager NVision Program, imec
  • Agile connectedness for unpredictable networking
    Wim Van Thillo, Senior Researcher Green Radio Program Line, imec
  • Beyond today’s industrial solar cells
    Jörg Horzel, Principal Scientist Solar Cell Technology, imec
  • Organic solar cells: an emerging technology facing its challenges
    Tom Aernouts, R&D Team Leader Organic Photovoltaics, imec
  • GaN-on-Si HEMTs: a cost effective solution to break the silicon limits in power conversion technology
    Denis Marcon, Development and Reliability Engineer, imec
  • Semiconductor technologies in an evolving healthcare landscape
    Eric Dy, Business Development Manager, imec
  • I’d rather be at home if it is all the same to you – Diagnostics and recovery outside the hospital
    Harmke de Groot, Program Director Ultra-Low Power Wireless and DSP, Holst Centre/imec, NL
  • Market Perspective
    Malcolm Penn, Chairman and CEO, Future Horizons
  • Semiconductors, core of a sustainable amazing world
    Luc Van den hove, President and CEO, imec
  • The smartphone “phenomenon” – a Qualcomm perspective
    Steve Mollenkopf, Executive Vice President and Group President, Qualcomm
  • Technology for GPU/CPU
    John Y. Chen, Vice President of Technology and Foundry Management, NVIDIA
  • Bridging photonics and computing
    Mario J. Paniccia, Intel Fellow and Director Photonics Lab, Intel
  • The New Normal
    Peter Hinssen, Co-Founder, Across Group and CEO, Across Technology
  • Innovations for the emerging world: India’s experiences
    Vijaya Kumar Ivaturi, Chief Technology Officer, Wipro
  • The silicon PV roadmap
    Richard M. Swanson, President Emeritus, SunPower Corporation
  • Overcoming the last barriers to mass adoption of LEDs in illumination
    Jy Bhardwaj, Vice President Technology R&D, Philips Lumileds Lighting Company

More info: ITF2011 Registration