Virtual SEMICON West Press Conference


A Prescription for Recovery

Virtual SEMICON West Press Conference

Four briefings to present industry and government forecasts, economic opportunities for microelectronics markets

WHAT: News and analysis by semiconductor industry executives and U.S. government leaders and advisers on these issues:

  • How semiconductor factories worldwide have maintained full production with minimal staff during the pandemic and how the development of new standards will enable the industry to better withstand the next pandemic or crisis

  • Semiconductor equipment sales forecast for 2H20 and 2021

  • How technologies and practices enabled by the semiconductor industry can help counter malicious disinformation campaigns

  • Where the U.S. government is proposing to invest billions of dollars for semiconductors

  • Live Q&A will follow the presentations

WHERE: Virtual SEMICON West 50th anniversary, July 20-23

WHEN: Tuesday, July 21, Noon, PDT

HOW: All attendees at SEMICON West 2020 are invited to observe. Historically offered exclusively for media, this annual news event will be open to all SEMICON West 2020 visitors during the anniversary’s virtual conference. To attend all sessions, go to general registration.

MEDIA: Early briefings presented at the news conference will be followed by a one-hour delay in distribution to the news wire. For media registration, contact

BONUS: July 22 – Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Ret. Rear Admiral Tim Gallaudet, will present science and technology strategies that include AI for mapping the oceans and growing transformative technologies to accelerate contributions from the seas, coasts and Great Lakes for an American “Blue” Economy.

SEMICON West is organized by SEMI Americas to connect more than 2,400 SEMI member companies representing 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics manufacturing. SEMICON West is celebrating its 50th year as the flagship event for the semiconductor industry.

Find more at

Association Contact

Scott Stevens, Cardinal Communications for SEMI Americas

Phone: 1.512.288.4050



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