India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), to be held on 3rd and 4th February,2014 at the Sheraton, Bangalore will have a close look at India’s electronics manufacturing story: From Consumption to Creation. The two day event comprising of keynote speeches from industry thought leaders and panel discussions will deep dive into the issues of the ESDM sector like Consumption, Product Innovation and Manufacturing in India.
IESA Vision Summit 2014 features a powerful line-up of industry experts, government officials, strategists, policy makers and business leaders, offering their views and visions on the future of semiconductor and electronics by exploring the trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the Indian industry.
Sanjeev Keskar, Chairman, India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) and Managing Director (Sales) PMC-Sierra India said, “While India is globally renowned for its consumption potential, the changing global landscape in electronics design, manufacturing capabilities and cost structures have turned the creation needle towards India. At IESA, we are utilizing the platform of Vision Summit 2014 to take a close look at India’s high-value added electronics manufacturing scenario, and the readiness of the Indian ESDM sector to meet this challenge.”
There is very senior participation expected from the Govt of India. Secretary of the Dept. of Electronics and I.T. (DeitY) J Sathyanarayana will inaugurate the Vision Summit. Other prominent government leaders include Member Secretary of the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) Ajay Shankar, Joint Secretary-DeitY Ajay Kumar, Director-General of the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Dr. Omkar Rai, as well as senior officials responsible for formulation and implementation of ESDM policies from various State Governments.
The list of industry speakers reads like the Who’s Who of the global semiconductor and electronics industry Mike Splinter, Chairman of the Board of Applied Materials Inc. is the Inaugural Speaker at IESA Vision Summit 2014. Dr Ronald Black, President & CEO, Rambus Inc. will deliver the opening keynote address. Other confirmed keynote speakers include Dr Wally Rhines, CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mentor Graphics Corp., Joep Van Beurden, CEO, CSR Inc., Steve Anderson, Senior VP and Worldwide Manager, High-Performance Analog, Texas Instruments Inc., Sundar Kamath, CTO and Sr VP at Sanmina Inc., Dr Siva Sivaram, Sr VP and CTO of SanDisk Corp. and a host of other luminaries.