TowerJazz Technical Global Symposium (TGS) USA
Tuesday & Wednesday, November 12 & 13, 2013
Hyatt Regency Irvine, CA, USA
Our 8th annual TGS event in the US took place on November 12-13, 2013 and was attended by over 200 participants. Again this year, the event was held for two days, focusing first on our Aerospace & Defense (A&D) foundry solutions followed the next day by our Commercial focused applications. On A&D day, we were pleased to host a number of guest speakers from leading companies as well as top universities and government agencies such as: Army Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate, BAE Systems, Naval Research Lab, Raytheon Vision Systems, Space Micro, SRI International, UC San Diego, and Virginia Tech. TowerJazz executives also presented an update on our A&D business, including our CMOS/ROIC/MEMS/TSV roadmap, high performance SiGe BiCMOS and our CMOS image sensor offering. In addition, a brief overview was provided on the Jazz Semiconductor Trusted Foundry (JSTF) accreditation through the DoD.
Commercial day commenced with a keynote speech from our CEO, Russell Ellwanger followed by a presentation by Dr. Farooq Khan, President of R&D, Samsung America on 5G mmWave mobile communications. TowerJazz executives also provided updates and the latest capabilities from our business units: SiGe/RF/HPA, Power Management, CMOS Image Sensors, MEMS, Mixed-Signal/CMOS and Design Enablement. In addition, presentations were provided by executives from Cavendish Kinetics on RF MEMS for cellular communication and Dresden University of Technology on Ultimate Physical Limits of SiGe HBT Technology, along with a semiconductor industry update from analyst firm, IHS/iSuppli.
Special thanks to our sponsors!