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Worldwide Success for Virtual Silvaco UseRs Global Events (SURGE)

In late October and early November 2020, Silvaco held its fourth annual series of UseRs Global Events (SURGE). Because of the current COVID conditions, the events were held virtually online. With attendees across all locations, there was a wide variety of presenters from semiconductor IC design and manufacturing companies, and industry partners at the conferences. Our guests actively shared industry trends and discussed innovative applications of semiconductor technology from atoms to systems.

Silvaco Presents at 13th International MOS-AK Virtual Workshop, Dec. 10 – 11

The 13th International MOS-AK Workshop will be hosted virtually on December 10 and 11, 2020, and Silvaco R&D will be presenting. The MOS-AK Workshop aims to strengthen a network and discussion forum among experts in the field, enhance open information exchange related to compact/SPICE modeling and Verilog-A standardization, bring academic and industrial experts in the compact modeling field together, as well as obtain feedback from technology developers, circuit designers, and CAD/EDA tool developers and vendors.

Silvaco’s Babak Taheri Speaking @ MEMS World Summit Shanghai, Nov. 17

MEMS World Summit is the world’s foremost annual meeting and business platform for engaging with political, business, financial, research and industry leaders of the MEMS manufacturing industry. At the Shanghai event on Nov. 17, 2020, CEO Babak Taheri will present on "Challenges and and Opportunities for Global Semiconductor Businesses".  His talk will cover megatrends in the semiconductor business, drivers for new kinds of semiconductor simulation, the post-COVID economy, and why we can remain optimistic about the future.

CEO Perspective – Challenges and Opportunities for Global Semiconductor Businesses

by Babak Taheri, Silvaco CEO
In 1966 Robert F. Kennedy delivered a speech that mentioned a curse, “May you live in interesting times.” Like it or not, we live in an interesting time — a time of danger and uncertainty, but also a time of great possibilities.

Replay of 2020 ESD Alliance CEO Outlook Panel

The ESD Alliance CEO Outlook was held on June 17, 2020. This year’s informative event, featuring six prominent industry CEOs, was conducted as a virtual event, generously hosted by Arm. The panelists discussed the impact of COVID-19 on our industry, the rising cost of chip design, and many other topics.