MWS EU 2023

13-14 June, 2023 – Porto, Portugal

  • Renaissance Porto Lapa Hotel / ATEP – Amkor Technology Portugal, S.A.
  • R. de Cervantes 169, 4050-289 Porto, Portugal / Avenida Primeiro de Maio, 801 4485-629 Vila do Conde Portugal


Agenda Day 1 – June 13, 2023


08:30 – 09:30

Welcome Speech

09:30 – 09:45

Salah Nasri

Senior Advisor to President


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MEMS Manufacturing Complexities, Challenges and Solutions

New Challenges for MEMS and Sensor Packaging

09:45 – 10:05

Adrian Arcedera

SVP Memory, MEMS and Sensor Business Unit

Amkor Technology, Inc.

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Crossbreeding of MEMS, CMOS, CSOI, Optics and Assembly

10:05 – 10:35

Dr. Stefan Majoni

Director Foundry MEMS


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Fan-out Wafer Level MEMS Packaging for Automotive Applications

10:35 – 10:55

Senni Laaksonen

VP Research and Development


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Networking Break, Coffee & Business Meetings

10:55 – 11:55


11:55 – 12:15

Collin Twanow

Director, Technology


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About Mesoline’s Emerging 3D Micro Printing Technology, Microchannel Particle Deposition (MPD), Used for MEMS & Sensors

12:15 – 12:35

Thomas Russell

CEO and Co-Founder


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Let’s Mobilize Digital Innovation in Europe

12:35 – 12:55

Samira Nik

Programme Manager – Quantum Technologies and Electronics

European Innovation Council and SMEs Agency (EC EISMEA)

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Accelerating MEMS Product Validation and Commercialization with IME ScAlN MEMS Platform

12:55 – 13:15

Angeline Tee

Deputy Director Business Development

A*Star IME

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Buffet Lunch

13:15 – 14:15

MEMS Microphones and Speakers

Innovating For A Greener Future: The Role Of MEMS Microphones In Driving Sustainable And Energy Efficient Consumer Electronics

14:15 – 14:35

Dr. Gunar Lorenz

Sr Director Technical Marketing and Application Engineering for Consumer Sensors

Infineon Technologies AG

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Sound Generation by Active Modulation of Ultrasound

14:35 – 14:55

Moti Margalit



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Improving the LLM experience with sensor provided context

14:55 – 15:15

Dr. Michael Pate

Mobile Audio Systems, Algo, Architecture Lead


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High-performance miniature optical MEMS microphone

15:15 – 15:35

Matthieu Lacolle



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Networking Break, Coffee and Business Meetings

15:35 – 16:05

Equipment Supplier Presentations

MEMS Test Equipment Standardization: New Opportunities for OSATs and IDMs

16:05 – 16:15

Marco Pratillo

Sales Manager Semi & MEMS Test Equipment BU


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Meeting Challenges in MEMS with Advanced Metrology and Inspection Capabilities

16:15 – 16:20

Dr. Mike Rosa

CMO & SVP Strategy

Onto Innovation

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EVATEC – Mastering Deposition Technologies from Core to Package

16:20 – 16:25

Maurus Tschirky

Senior Strategic Marketing Manager


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Innovative Sputtering Technology for Piezo-MEMS and Other Advanced Functional Devices Manufacturing

16:25 – 16:35

Dr. Koukou Suu

Executive Officer and Senior Fellow of ULVAC, Inc / President and CEO of ULVAC Technologies, Inc

ULVAC Technologies, Inc.

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AMEC Company Update and Offshore Manufacturing Plan

16:35 – 16:40

Pat Walsh

Managing Director NA/EU


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Atomic-Layer Advanced Manufacturing

16:40 – 16:45

Maksym Plakhotnyuk, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO


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MEMS Testing Panel

16:45 – 17:15

George Harris

VP Global Test Services

Amkor Technology, Inc.

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Transfer to Cocktail and Gala Dinner Venue

17:15 – 17:30

Cocktail Networking Reception, Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner

17:30 – 21:00

Agenda Day 2 – June 14, 2023

MEMS Panel Discussion

09:00 – 09:40

Dimitrios Damianos Ph.D.

Project Manager, Consulting Services Division

Yole Intelligence

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AR/VR, Optics and Automotive Session

How do MEMS start-ups play in the big pond of AR/VR world?

09:40 – 10:00

Matan Naftali



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How Optotune’s Products for Dynamic Light Control Benefit AR/VR Applications

10:00 – 10:20

Dr. David Leuenberger

Head of Product Management


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Networking Break, Coffee & Business Meetings

10:20 – 11:20

Laser Beam Scanner Projection Displays For Consumer AR Glasses – Key MEMS Design Considerations.

11:20 – 11:40

Dr. Manuel Dorfmeister

Head of MEMS and e-Software department


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Using MEMS and optics to create a unique solution for present and future applications

11:40 – 12:00

Jon Edwards

VP Business Development

PoLight ASA

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Transforming the Sensor Market through a New Topology for MEMS

12:00 – 12:20

Eric Aguilar

Co-founder & CEO

Omnitron Sensors

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Buffet Lunch

12:20 – 13:35

MEMS and Sensors in our Environment

A IoT Based Solution for Gas Leak Map

13:35 – 13:55

Pierre Jallon



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Research Institutes & Start Ups

Going Vertical With MEMS: Unfolding System-Level Development Of Scanning Micromirror Technologies

13:55 – 14:15

Dr. Mohssen Moridi

Head of Research Division Microsystems

Silicon Austria Labs (SAL)

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StethX Acoustic Wearable Patch for Monitoring and Diagnosis of Cardio-Pulmonary Conditions

14:15 – 14:35

Farrokh Ayazi

Founder & CEO

StethX Microsystems

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Networking Break, Coffee and Business Meetings

14:35 – 15:05

Si Schottky Photodiodes: New Horizons for Short Wavelength Infrared (SWIR) Sensing

15:05 – 15:25

Dr. Sandro Koch

Business Unit Manager Acoustic Sensors and Systems

Fraunhofer IPMS

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MEMS Ultrasound Technology: More Than Medical Imaging

15:25 – 15:45

Dr. Erwin Hijzen

Program Director


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MEMS Market Outlook

Tracking Startups Fundraise and The Challenges in the MEMS Market & ecosystem in a post-covid era

15:45 – 16:05

Ahmed Ben Slimane

Managing Director

Strategic Semiconductors

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Closing Address

Salah Nasri

Senior Advisor to President


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Renaissance Porto Lapa Hotel / ATEP – Amkor Technology Portugal, S.A.

R. de Cervantes 169, 4050-289 Porto, Portugal / Avenida Primeiro de Maio, 801 4485-629 Vila do Conde Portugal

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