ISES Middle East 2023

22-23 February, 2023 – Muscat, Oman

  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat
  • Address: PO Box 644, Muscat 100 Oman

Sponsors

Agenda Day 1 – February 22, 2023

Registration

07:30 – 08:30

Welcome Speech

09:00 – 09:10

Dr. Ali Amur Ali Al Shidhani

Undersecretary of Communications and Information Technology

Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology (MTCIT)

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Global Semiconductor Overview & Landscape Understanding

09:10 – 09:30

Salah Nasri

President

ISES

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Why “Middle East” – GSME’s Journey in Search of New Talent & Hub for Semiconductor Design & Manufacturing

09:30 – 10:00

Farhat Jahangir

Co-founder & CEO

GS Microelectronics

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Semiconductor Leaders – Mindset of Creating a Global Leading Semiconductor Organisation

10:00 – 10:50

Denis Marcon

General Manager

Innoscience

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Coffee Break

10:50 – 11:05

TBC

11:05 – 11:35

Asif Arfi

Consultant

Banyan Technologies

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Market Trends

Next Generation Semiconductor Management

11:35 – 12:00

Dr. Karl Breidenbach

Associate Director, Global Lead Semiconductor Procurement

Boston Consulting Group

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MEMS Global Landscape Overview and Challenges

12:00 – 12:25

Dr. Douglas Sparks

President

M2N Technologies LLC

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Networking Session & Exhibitor Visits, Lunch

12:25 – 13:25

Challenges of Semiconductor Manufacturing – Design & Test Perspective in a Diversifying Market (Memory Case Study)

13:25 – 13:50

Marco Mezger

COO & Executive Vice President

Neumonda

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Alternative Career Paths Help the Semiconductor Industry Meet Workforce Needs

13:50 – 14:15

Geoffrey Stoddart

Commercial Director

Westerwood Global

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ICT Investments Opportunities in Oman

14:15 – 14:35

Fahad Sultan Al Abri

Director General of ICT Stimulations & Future Skills

Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology (MTCIT)

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The Special Economic Zones, Free Zones and Industrial Zones in Oman

14:35 – 14:55

Thuraiya Al Zarafy

Investment Promotion & Business Development – Acting Manager

OPAZ

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Invest in Oman

14:55 – 15:15

Mohammed bin Ali bin Mohammed Al Lawati

Director of Investment Promotion Department by Delegation

Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Investment Promotions (MOCIIP)

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Exhibition Tour

15:15 – 16:15

Rest & Refresh

16:15 – 18:00

Royal Palace Theatre Tour, Dinner

18:30 – 21:30

Agenda Day 2 – February 23, 2023

Semiconductor Ecosystem Accelerator

09:00 – 09:20

Mitchell Hsing

CEO

InchFab

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Challenges and Opportunities of the Semiconductors Industry in the MENA Region: An Egyptian Perspective

09:20 – 09:50

Dr. Hisham Haddara

Chairman and Founder

SiWare Systems

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Leading a World Class Research Institute

09:50 – 10:10

Dr. Mohssen Moridi

Head of Research Division Microsystems

SAL

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Mass Manufacturing 8-inch GaN-on-Si Power Devices: the Next Generation of Power Switching Technology

10:10 – 10:30

Denis Marcon

General Manager

Innoscience

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Coffee Break

10:30 – 10:45

Doubling Charge Speed And Cycle Life Of The Most Common Batteries With A Revolutionary Charging Algorithm, Enabled By Semiconductors Technologies

10:45 – 11:15

Sunil Banwari

COO

iontra

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The LIVE 3D Digital Twin for the GCC

11:15 – 12:00

CJ Hsieh

COO

ASPEED

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Exhibitor Visit & Networking Break, Lunch

12:00 – 13:00

Semiconductors: Powering the Future and Driving the Global Economy

13:00 – 13:20

Robert Quinn

Founder

SIMEU

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Transforming Industries at the Atomic Scale: The Power of Atomic Scale Advanced Manufacturing and the Advanced Innovation Ecosystems

13:20 – 13:40

Maksym Plakhotnyuk, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO

ATLANT 3D

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The Camera Module Industry and the Opportunity for MEMS and Micro-Manufacturing

13:40 – 14:00

Dr. Siavash Pourkamali

Founder & CEO

Silicon Dynamix

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US Based Equipment Manufacturer For Compounds Semiconductor Applications

14:00 – 14:20

Yannick Pilloux

VP EMEA

Plasma-Therm

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Introduction about OIA

14:20 – 14:40

Ali Mohammed AL Farsi

Associate in the Private Equity Department

Oman Investment Authority (OIA)

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History and Future of the Semiconductor Industry in the MENA Region: A Benchmark From the Semi Ecosystem in Egypt

14:40 – 15:50

Salah Nasri

President

ISES

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Exhibition Tour

15:50 – 17:00

Speakers

Venue

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

Address: PO Box 644, Muscat 100 Oman

Galleries

Advisory Board