CMC Conference 2018 Call For Papers

Semiconductor manufacturing event to be held April 26–27 in Phoenix, Arizona

San Diego, CA: The Critical Materials Council (CMC) of semiconductor fabricators and TECHCET announce a Call For Papers (CFP) to be presented at the 2018 CMC Conference, April 26-27, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. Like the first two CMC Conferences held in Dallas and Portland (, the 2018 event will cover actionable technical and supply-chain information related to critical materials for global semiconductor fabs.

KEYNOTE: David Bloss, Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing Group Director, Lithography Technology Sourcing, Global Supply Management, Intel Corp.

Three sessions will cover the following themes:

Global supply-chain issues of economics and regulations,
Immediate challenges of materials & manufacturing, and
Emerging materials in R&D and pilot fabrication.
Attendees will include industry experts handling supply-chains, business-development, R&D, and product management, as well as academics and analysts. CMC member companies ( will be attending this meeting, as it is an important part of their membership.

To submit a paper for consideration, please send a 1-page abstract by January 15, 2018 to

On behalf of the CMC Conference committee,

Lita Shon-Roy, Jonas Sundqvist, Ph.D., Ed Korczynski

For more information on CMCFabs or CMC Associate Memberships, please contact Mike Walden at For information on sponsoring the CMC Conference please contact us at, +1-480-382-8336 x1.

ABOUT TECHCET AND CRITICAL MATERIALS COUNCIL: TECHCET CA LLC is an advisory services firm focused on materials supply-chain market analysis and technologies for electronic device markets. Now integrated with TECHCET, the Critical Material Council (CMC) of leading semiconductor fabricators works to solve supply-chain issues in a pre-competitive environment. TECHCET enables CMC activities though producing events, Critical Material Reports and Analyst Alerts. Focus topics include ALD/CVD precursors, CMP consumables, gases, photoresists, silicon wafers, and wet chemicals. For additional information about reports or Associate CMC membership for qualified suppliers contact +1-480-332-8336, or go to or