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Attend COMPASS 2018 - Portland, OR

At COMPASS in Portland, you will learn emerging test challenges, best practices and latest test and measurement technologies in a wide variety of advanced applications, such as 5G, silicon photonics, AI, IoT and high-power devices. The industry leaders and  speakers from leading-edge research institutions will share their valuable insights and experiences. In addition to technical sessions, you will be invited to visit FormFactor’s Beaverton facility for live equipment demo, which will help you learn practical tips on how to improve your test accuracy and efficiency. The COMPASS program in Portland also includes Sponsors Expo, where FormFactor’s strategic solution partners will showcase their products. Attend COMPASS, and don’t miss the networking opportunities with your industry peers who are creating the future of the connected world!

Download COMPASS Preliminary Program (PDF).

Register for COMPASS 2018 - Portland, OR

Standard rate: $250

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October 15, Monday

Marie Hattar

Senior VP, Chief Marketing Officer, Keysight Technologies

 

Dilip-Sarangan

October 16, Tuesday

Dilip Sarangan

Global Research Director, IoT and Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan

 

"Technology Trends and the New Economy"

Major technology trends are fueling a new economy that is driving the realignment of, and new investments in technology, business models, and processes. It is dependent on services and information, with benefits well beyond knowledge workers, ultimately transforming every aspect of our lives...

"Technology Innovations Driving Future Growth for the Semiconductor Industry"

As organizations look to evolve from connecting devices to integration and increasing autonomy and automation, the role of data analytics and IoT shifts from “reacting to exceptions” to “predicting and preventing exceptions” using AI, AR and Distributed Computing...

Preliminary Program Overview – COMPASS in Portland, Oregon

Sunday, October 14
18:00-19:30 Welcome Reception (TBD, Downtown Portland)
Monday, October 15
08:00-08:30 Registration/ Networking Breakfast/ Sponsor Expo
08:30-08:50 Welcome and Day 1 Agenda Review
08:50-09:40 Keynote: Technology Trends and the New Economy (Keysight Technologies)
09:40-10:15 Technical Session: Comparative Analysis of Practical Threshold Voltage Extraction Techniques for CMOS and LDMOS Devices in 180 nm Technology (ON Semiconductor)
10:20-10:55 Technical Session: Modulated Scatter Array Measurements and Signal Processing from UHF to THz (Portland State University)
11:15-11:50 Technical Session: Optimized Test Sequence Methodology for Minimal Test Time and Maximal Throughput (Columbia University)
11:55-12:30 Technical Session: High-voltage, High-power Testing in Engineering and Production - A Survey (T.I.P.S. Messtechnik)
12:30-13:15 Roundtable lunch
13:15-13:50 Technical Session: Automated Characterization of Silicon Photonics and Electronic Devices at Wafer–level (IHP)
13:55-14:30 Technical Session: Autonomous RF Measurement and Calibration (FormFactor)
14:40-15:15 Technical Session: 15-Term Self-Calibration without An Ideal THRU- or LINE-Standard (HS Augsburg)
15:20-15:55 Technical Session: Testing of Chips Used for Artificial Intelligence (Keystone Microtech and FormFactor)
16:00-16:35 Technical Session: Device interface Challenges of the Next Decade (Teradyne)
17:30-20:00 Group Dinner @ Melting Pot, Downtown Portland
Tuesday, October 16
08:00-08:30 Registration/ Networking Breakfast/ Sponsor Expo
08:30-08:45 Welcome and Day 2 Agenda Review
08:45-09:35 Keynote: Technology Innovations Driving Future Growth for the Semiconductor Industry
(Frost & Sullivan)
09:40-10:15 Technical Session: Silicon Photonics Reliability and Qualification Testing (Macom)
10:20-10:55 Technical Session: Techniques for the Efficient Characterization of Wide Bandgap Power
Devices (Keysight Technologies)
11:10-11:45 Technical Session: Probe Card Crosstalk: How to Control the RF Fields (Qorvo)
11:50-12:25 Technical Session: Evaluation of Constant Power Electromigration for Si Photonics Heaters Aapplications (imec)
12:25-13:25 Lunch and Shuttle Bus to FormFactor Beaverton Factory
13:30-16:30 Live Equipment Demo
16:30-17:30 Shuttle Bus to Hilton Portland
17:30-18:30 Happy Hour/ Networking Reception @ Ruth Chris, Downtown Portland

Register for COMPASS 2018 - Portland, OR

Early-bird rate: $200 (Deadline - August 24.) - Standard rate: $250

COMPASS 2018 - PORTLAND - SPEAKERS

We're collecting our Speaker's abstracts and bios. Come back soon for updates!

Portland State University
Keystone Microtech
Columbia University
FormFactor
Teradyne
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Alan Liao
FormFactor
Keysight Technologies
Augsburg University

Register for COMPASS 2018 - Portland, OR

Early-bird rate: $200 (Deadline - August 24.) - Standard rate: $250

TRAVEL

COMPASS Group Reservation Link is Available.

Our special group rate is available for reservations made by September 21, 2018:

  • COMPASS Portland (October 14-16): The Duniway by Hilton Portland offers rooms with a COMPASS group rate of $229/night (plus taxes and fees).
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Attend COMPASS 2018 - Munich, Germany

FormFactor’s users’ conference, COMPASS, is a forum where you will learn emerging test challenges, best practices and latest test and measurement technologies. For the first time, FormFactor will host a one-day COMPASS in Munich, Germany, in addition to the main event in Portland, Oregon. At COMPASS in Munich, the industry leaders and  speakers from leading-edge research institutions will share their test insights in a wide variety of emerging applications, such as 5G, silicon photonics, high-power devices, millimeter-wave measurement and calibration. In addition to technical sessions, you will have the networking opportunities throughout the event, with your industry peers who are creating the future of the connected world! The COMPASS in Munich is held during SEMICON Europa and Electronica week.

Download COMPASS Preliminary Program (PDF).

Register for COMPASS 2018 - Munich, Germany

Standard rate: €180

Preliminary Program Overview – COMPASS in Munich, Germany

Monday, 15 November
09:00-09:30 Registration and Networking Breakfast
09:30-10:10 Welcome and Agenda Overview
10:10-10:35 Technical Session 1: Automated Characterization of Silicon Photonics and Electronic Devices at Wafer–level (IHP)
10:40-11:15 Technical Session 2: Millimeter-wave Antenna Measurement Facility for Antenna-in-package and Antenna-on-chip Characterization (Eindhoven University of Technology)
11:20-11:55 Technical Session 3: 15-Term Self-Calibration without An Ideal THRU- or LINE-Standard (HS Augsburg)
11:55-12:50 Roundtable lunch
12:50-13:25 Technical Session 4: High-voltage, High-power Testing in Engineering and Production - A Survey (T.I.P.S. Messtechnik)
13:30-14:05 Technical Session 5: Autonomous RF/mmW Measurement and Calibration (FormFactor)
14:05-14:20 Break
14:20-14:55 Technical Session 6: High Forward Current Characterization Tests at Wafer Level on Vertical Discrete Power Technology (ST Microelectronics)
15:00-15:35 Technical Session 7: Dual-band probes with broadband diplexers... (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
15:40-16:15 Technical Session 8: Evaluation of Constant Power Electromigration for Si Photonics Heaters Applications (imec)
16:15-16:30 Closing
16:30-17:30 Networking Reception

COMPASS 2018 - MUNICH - SPEAKERS

We're collecting our Speaker's abstracts and bios. Come back soon for updates!

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
STMicroelectronics
FormFactor
Eindhoven University of Technology
Augsburg University

Register for COMPASS 2018 - Munich, Germany

Standard rate: €180

TRAVEL

COMPASS Group Reservations.
  • COMPASS Munich (November 15): If you would like a room at Hilton Munich Airport, please contact us.
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