Conference on the Commercialization of Micro/Nano & Emerging Technologies (COMET)

Organizer: Hanking Electronics

Location: Wanda Vista Hotel – Shenyang, China

Conference Dates: August 22 – 24, 2021

DAY 1 – Sunday, August 22, 2021

  • Registration/ Check In at the Wanda Vista Hotel
  • 4:00pm Tour – Hanking Electronics 200mm MEMS Wafer Fab
  • Poster Sessions
  • Opening Reception Dinner

DAY 2 – Monday, August 23, 2021

Keynote Speakers

  • Yang Min, Chairwoman & Founder at Hanking Group
  • Todd Christenson, President MANCEF

Morning Session: Semiconductor Supply Chain & Infrastructure

  • Dr. Doug Sparks, CTO at Hanking Electronics -The Semiconductor & MEMS Ecosystem in China
  • Paul Krake, Co-Founder at US/China Series – China’s Supply Chain Adjustment Strategies
  • Robert Quinn, Founder and President at Quinn Media Management – The Continued Industry Growth of 8″ Wafer Fabs
  • Chetan Arvind Patil, NPI/NTI Product Engineer at NXP – The Status Of Semiconductor Manufacturing In India
  • Tom Nguyen, Board Member at MANCEF – MEMS / Semiconductor Development in Vietnam
  • Marco Mezger, CEO at APIS4 – What’s up in the Memory (DRAM) and Storage (SSD) Market
  • Muru Meyyappan, Director of Test Engineering at Inphi Corporation – High Speed Test Infrastructure and Challenges in Testing Datacenter / 5G products

Afternoon Session: MEMS & Sensor

  • Andrew Oliver, Sr. Research Engineer (ECE) at Montana State University – Micro-Optical Devices and their Applications in LIDAR
  • Dr. Robert Andosca, CEO at INVIZA – PiezoMEMS Energy Harvesting and Sensors for Wearable Technologies
  • Mary Ann Maher Ph.D., CEO & Founder at SoftMEMS – Digital Twins in MEMS and Sensors Design
  • Sara Sun, VP of China Feild Operations at Orbotech – Enabling the New Age of MEMS and Sensors
  • Lucy Huang, CEO at Hanking Electronics – High Volume MEMS Foundries
  • Roger Grace, Founder and President at Roger Grace Associates – Commercialization Challenges and Opportunities for Printed, Flexible, Stretchable and Functional Fabric Sensors
  • Tom Chang, CEO, Eminent Electronic Technology – Challenges and Opportunities in Integrating Optical Sensors into Systems
  • Leonardo Sala, Dir. of Technical Marketing & Support at Hanking Electronics – COVID-19 Impact on MEMS Applications: shift in products, new directions and new opportunities
  • Taguhi Yeghoyan, Director, Public Relations at Yole Development – MEMS for Transportation and Consumer Applications
  • Dr. Alessandro Rocchi, Director of Engineering at Hanking Electronics – Advances in Inertial MEMS
  • Roger Grace, Founder and President at Roger Grace Associates – The MEMS 2020 Industry Commercialization Report Card

DAY 3 – Wednesday, August 24, 2021

Morning Session: Emerging Biotechnology & Applications

  • Kalyan Handique, VP of CDG Advanced Technology at HandyLab and Celsee – Commercialization & Entrepreneurial Lessons from Two Microfluidic Startups
  • Jen Baird, CEO, Board Member at Fifth Eye – Successfully Getting a Software-as-a-Medical-Device Built and Approved for Marketing in the U.S.
  • Dr. John Malcolm Wilkinson, CEO at Kirkstall Ltd. – Animal Testing replacement could be the biggest market for organ on a chip microphysiological systems by 2027

Afternoon Session: Funding Emerging Technology Startups

  • Nicolas Sauvage, Managing Director at TDK Venture – Corporate VCs accelerating success of innovative hard-tech startups
  • David Tolfree, VP of Europe at MANCEF – Emerging and Enabling Technologies and the KTN ( Knowledge Transfer Network) Infrastructure in the UK
  • Steve Walsh, Distinguished & Regents Prof. at University of New Mexico -Maturity of VC in the US, Europe and Asia

Closing Ceremony

  • Lucy Huang, CEO at Hanking Electronics

Hanking Electronics HQ and Fab – Fushun, China

For details regarding sponsorship, speaker opportunities, abstracts, posters and exhibit opportunities, please email Doug Sparks