SEMI - Call For Papers

Call for Papers

SEMI organizes and produces nearly 100 expositions, conferences and special events around the globe each year. Many of these conferences feature a Call for Papers to source the latest scientific, engineering and business ideas. Many other SEMI events are managed by committees and special interest groups that do not have a Call for Papers, but contact speakers directly.

If you do not see a Call for Papers for an event of interest, or if you would like to be notified of upcoming Call for Papers or speaking opportunities, please contact SEMI Programs at


Current Call for Papers

SEMICON West 2018

Event Date: July 10-12
San Francisco, California

The Call for Papers for SEMICON West 2018 is now open for the following topics:

SMART Manufacturing

  • Applications of artificial intelligence or machine learning in IC manufacture
  • Applications of data sharing, security solutions, virtual wafers and simulation, EHS, automation, and experience with the digital thread connecting data across the gaps between sectors anywhere in the supply chain from design and materials through final systems assembly
  • New memory technology
  • Silicon photonics
  • Innovations in 3D stacking
  • New metrology solutions

Smart Manufacturing Abstracts Due:  March 30, 2018
Notification: April 15, 2018

Test Vision 2020: The Next Step to Intelligent Test

  • New market drivers and future trends
  • Critical “future-proof” ATE capabilities
  • Innovative test methods for future defects
  • 2.5D/3D device testing ideas and techniques
  • Power testing needs for ‘green’ technology
  • System level test
  • High-speed IO Test
  • Automotive and test standards
  • Impact of IC power management on test
  • R&D tools
  • Calibration and repair techniques
  • MEMS device testing
  • New idea in manufacturing flow optimization
  • RF and SOC testing trends
  • Adaptive and concurrent testing challenges
  • Self testing
  • Automated test program generation
  • Impact of new fab processes on test/manufacturing
  • Wafer probing technologies
  • Low-cost application focused testers
  • Software for ATE
  • Traceability of test information
  • Security impacts on test (cyber security and more)

Test Vision 2020 Abstracts Due:  April 20, 2018
Notification: May 11, 2018

Submit an abstract for SEMICON West

SEMICON Europa 2018 — co-located with electronica

Call for Papers - Open

Event Date: November 13-16, 2018
Location: Munich, Germany

The call for papers for SEMICON Europa 2018 is now open. We invite you to submit an abstract and contribute for an event featuring more than 100 hours of technical sessions and presentations focused on critical industry topics shaping the design and manufacturing of semiconductors. This year call for papers is open for:

Advanced Packaging Conference (APC) and 2018FLEX Europe – be flexible Conference.

Questions? Contact Christina Fritsch at

Abstracts Due: April 27, 2018
Notification: July 20, 2018