CALL FOR PAPERS: M2M Forum 2012: Focus on MEMS New Product Development

Presented by MEMS Industry Group® | Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
May 8-10, 2012 | Pittsburgh, PA

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 29, 2012

MEMS Industry Group® invites you to submit your technical paper on MEMS New Product Development to be part of the research materials for this year’s M2M Forum: Focus on MEMS New Product Development. We are looking for papers on the following topics.

  • Product Management and MEMS Technology Development – Topics include, but are not limited to:
    • Product development life cycle (brand new concepts, derivative/next-gen products, transfer to fab/manufacturing readiness)
    • Supply chain perspective on innovation, tool capabilities, and software
  • New Product Development – Market Pull vs. Technology Push – Topics include, but are not limited to:
    • Customer vs. technology push for new products
    • Differences between IC and MEMS product development (and design flows)
    • Supply chain considerations for new product development
    • Decreasing time to market
  • Technical Challenges Unique to MEMS – Topics include, but are not limited to:
    • Packaging and test
    • Reliability
    • Failure modes
    • Tool capacity and equipment
    • Turnkey MEMS models for system design
    • Standard methodologies for encoding designs

ABOUT M2M FORUM

M2M Forum is a one-of-a-kind technical conference, for MIG members*, with a focus on tackling critical MEMS commercialization challenges. M2M Forum is a neutral forum for discussion, bringing together foundries, equipment vendors, research groups, large companies, start-ups, buyers, suppliers, and other stakeholders for solutions knowledge, networking and resources to support your company’s imminent MEMS commercialization needs.

For complete information about M2M Forum, please visit www.memsindustrygroup.org/m2m

SUBMISSION PROCESS

To submit your proposal, please email your paper title and abstract to Monica Takacs at mtakacs@memsindustrygroup.org. You may also contact Monica with your questions.

For your submission to be considered, it MUST be received by February 29, 2012.

SELECTION PROCESS

  • The paper abstracts will be judged by MIG’s Technical Advisory Committee.
  • The top five selected papers will be given free registration to M2M Forum and the paper will be included in the M2M Forum conference workbook.
  • The author of the best paper will be invited to present the paper at M2M Forum.
  • All other papers that are deemed relevant will be included in the M2M Forum conference materials and their authors will be given a coupon code for $50 off of registration to M2M Forum.

Selected authors will be notified the week of April 2, 2012. We look forward to receiving your proposal!

*Although M2M Forum is a members-only conference, this “call for papers” is open to the entire MEMS industry. If you are a non-member and your paper is selected, you will still be able to attend the event by invitation of MEMS Industry Group.

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