Monday, January 30, 2012

ISA Vision Summit 2012 to be held in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: India Semiconductor Association (ISA), the apex trade body representing the Indian semiconductor and electronics industry, announced that the seventh edition of the flagship annual conference, ISA Vision Summit will be held in Bangalore on Feb. 6-7, 2012 at Hotel Taj West End, Bangalore.

The chief guest would be Kapil Sibal, Hon'ble Minister for HRD, Communications & IT, Government of India. The inaugural address would be given by Sachin Pilot, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications & IT, Government of India. Other distinguished guests include R Chandrashekar, Secretary Dept. of IT and Dept. of Telecom, Government of India and MN Vidyashankar, Principal Secretary, e-Governance Dept. & Principal Secretary (I/c.), IT, BT and S&T Dept., Government of Karnataka.

The ISA Vision Summit is a high-powered conclave with participation of global and Indian leaders from the Electronic Systems Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry. The two day event would have more than 500 industry and government leaders, various international business delegations, and over 25 speakers. There would be focused sessions on sector opportunities, market trends, policy directives along with exclusive sessions with innovators and entrepreneurs. During the Summit, winners from ISA’s Technovation Awards 2011 would also be present.

Dr. Pradip K. Dutta, chairman ISA, and corporate VP and MD, Synopsys India, said: “Semiconductors and electronics are at the heart of technology driven products that will drive the $400 billion Indian electronics market by 2020. ISA is committed to working with all the stake-holders from industry, academia and government to enable the eco-system that will convert this opportunity into reality.”

PVG Menon, president of ISA, said: "The Indian electronics market is poised on the verge of spectacular growth. India will grow to become a $400 billion electronics market by 2020. Several factors have to come to play to make that happen, and ISA Vision Summit will examine those issues. We have an exciting line-up of speakers and we’re sure that the delegates will have very useful take-away’s from this power-packed Summit.”

The theme of the conference for this year is “Growth drivers for emerging markets: Semiconductors and Electronic Systems.”

Dr. Aart de Geus, chairman of the Board and CEO, Synopsys, will deliver a keynote address on the changing design eco-system in India. Dr. Walden C. Rhines, CEO and chairman of the Board, Mentor Graphics Inc., will deliver a keynote address on how to build fabless semiconductor companies in India. Pradeep N. Dhoot, group president of Videocon Industries will deliver a keynote address on building globally competitive electronics manufacturing out of India. Ajai Chowdhury, founder and chairman of HCL Infosystems, will deliver a keynote address examining how the future of electronics manufacturing lies in India.

In addition to this, several global leaders from the industry, as well as senior government leaders from India will address delegates about various aspects of the ESDM sector.

ISA Vision Summit 2012 also introduces for the first time a B2B deal-making session, wherein an attempt is being made to connect buyers and sellers. A unique feature is the special focus on SMEs and in getting them connected with international and domestic buyers.

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