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Opening of Vendors' Exhibition

08:30 - 08:43

Welcome Greetings

John Neuffer,
President & CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)
Shlomo (Sol) Gradman,
Co-Chairman, ChipEx2020
08:43 - 09:03

The Impact of COVID 19 on the Global Semiconductor Manufacturing

Dr. Maria Marced,
President, TSMC Europe
Shlomo (Sol) Gradman,
Co-Chairman, ChipEx2020
09:03 - 09:23

Will RISC V Revolutionize the IP Cores Market?

Prof. Krste Asanovic,
Chairman ,RISC-V Foundation, Chief Architect, SiFive
Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky,
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technion
09:23 - 09:40

Raising the Bar in Semiconductor Innovation

Axel Fischer,
Vice President, Samsung Semiconductor Europe
09:40 - 10:15

Panel: The Truth and Myths about Quantum Computing

Dr. Itamar Sivan,
CEO, Quantum Machines
Dr. Yehuda Naveh,
Co-Founder & CTO, Classiq Technologies
Prof. Alex Fish,
Head of the Emerging nanoScaled IC and Systems (EnICS) Labs, Bar Ilan University
10:15 - 10:30

Happy Hour & Visiting the Vendors' Exhibition

10:30 - 11:40


  • Parallel Track A - Silicon Solutions for the Next Digital Generation
  • Parallel Track B - Integrated Circuit Design Verification
  • Parallel Track C - Packaging, Testing & Thermal Management

For more details please visit the track program.

11:40 - 12:00

Lunch Break & Visiting the Vendors' Exhibition

12:00 - 13:10


  • Parallel Track D - AI/ML Technologies Advanced Manufacturing Solutions
  • Parallel Track E - Autonomous Machines & IOT
  • Parallel Track F - Chip Security & Safety

For more details please visit the track program.

13:10 - 14:15

Visiting the Vendors' Exhibition

14:15 - 14:35

Keynote speech: The Next Wave of Semiconductor Innovation

Dr. Wally Rhines,
Former CEO, Mentor Graphics, CEO, Cornami
14:35 - 14:45

Closing Remarks and Raffle of Double Flight Tickets to Bangkok!!!

Shlomo (Sol) Gradman,
Co-Chairman, ChipEx2020


End of Conference

10:30 - 10:50

Unleashing Innovation in the New Normal

Kees Joosse,
TSMC Biz. Dev. Director
10:50 - 11:10

Paradigm Shift from Placement Centric to Detail Route Centric P&R at 7/5nm Nodes

Alpesh Kothari,
Chief Technologist and Sr. Director, Aprisa Product Engineering, Avatar
11:10 - 11:40

Panel: Major Trends That Will Drive the Semiconductor Industry

Roni Lifshitz,
Editor, TechTime website
Tal Tamir,
Co-Founder & CEO, Wiliot
Shai Cohen,
Co-founder of Mellanox, CEO, ProteanTecs
Hagai Eisenberg,
Chief Scientist, QuantLR
10:30 - 10:50

Cloud, A Game Changer for Formal Verification

Eytan Dreyfus,
Formal Verification Director, NVIDIA
10:50 - 11:10

New Challenges and Innovation in CPU Verification

Alon Flaisher,
Senior Director of Core Verification & Security, Intel
11:10 - 11:40

ESD Parameters and Deliverables for ESD Design, IP Integration, and Verification

Efraim Aharoni,
Senior Principal Engineer, ESD expert, Tower Semiconductor
10:30 - 10:50

Integration Technologies Transforming the World

Dr. Brad Factor,
Director of Engineering, ASE
10:50 - 11:10

Ways of Mitigation Silicon Industry Big Challenges - Thermal & Power Density

Rafi Tal ,
Principal Engineer, IA Core HW development, PnP optimization leader, Intel
11:10 - 11:40

Enhanced Performance of ICs & Electronic Systems Enabled by Diamond Technology

Dr. Shye Shapira ,
VP Business Development, Phononics
12:00 - 12:20

Introduction to Memory IPs

Min Woo Kwak,
Circuit Design Engineer, Samsung Foundry
Sumant Srikant,
Senior Engineer, Samsung Foundry
12:20 - 12:40

Implementing Machine Learning Technologies in Semiconductor - Real-Life Experience

Alon Malki,
VP Data Science & AI, OptimalPlus (now NI)
12:40 - 13:10

Panel: How AI/ML Technologies Are Transforming the Digital World

Renana Ashkenazi,
Principal, Grove Ventures
Dr. Claudionor Coelho,
Expert in ML/DL hardware acceleration, Google
Dr. Bratin Saha,
VP and General Manager, Machine Learning Services, Amazon
Dr. Moshe Mishali,
CTO, Deep AI Technologies
12:00 - 12:20

Industrial Ethernet IOTs and Switches Design Challenges

Zvi Shmilovici,
System Architect, Marvell Semiconductor
12:20 - 12:40

Advance Sensors for Smart Cities

Gershi Koltun,
Advance sensors tech. team, SIRC (Samsung Israel R&D Center)
12:40 - 13:10

Panel: Design Challenges in the Era of 5G and Other Advanced Applications

Dov Moran,
Managing Partner, Grove Ventures
Dr. Mallik Tatipamula,
CTO & 5G expert, Ericsson Silicon Valley
Avi Bakal,
CEO, Trieye
Motty Lavie,
Co-Founder & CEO, Pimento

Moderator: Dov Moran

12:00 - 12:30

AI-Driven Cyber Security Solutions for HW Based Products

Prof. Yang Xiang,
Dean, Digital Research & Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology
12:30 - 12:50

Network Cyber Security Solution over SmartNIC

Dotan Finkelshtein,
Sr. Staff Architect, Product Cyber Security, Mellanox
12:50 - 13:10

Ultimate Data Privacy for IOT Using Open Source Processor Designs

Tsvi Lev,
VP, Head of Israel Research Center, NEC