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July 21, 2020 - July 23, 2020

Test Vision

Test Vision 2020 is now the

Join us for the Test Vision Symposium virtual event taking place July 21-22 at SEMICON West 2020

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    Virtual Event,
    United States

    Test Vision

    The Test Vision Symposium is today's premier event for semiconductor and system test experts. It is organized with a vision towards the future of test, to discuss coming trends, innovations and requirements.  

    The symposium features keynote speakers, panel sessions, poster sessions and a host of papers focused on industry trends, challenges and solutions facing the test community. The symposium is co-located at SEMICON West and will be held as a virtual event.

    If you have questions, please contact the program manager and registration chair, Paul Trio, SEMI.


    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Test Vision Symposium 2019 Location

    Moscone North, Room 21
    Wed- Thurs, July 10-11

    (2019 Agenda) Wednesday, July 10

    9:00 am - 9:10 am

    Welcome Remarks

    9:10 am - 9:20 am
    Heath Noxon
    Semiconductor Market Development Manager, National Instruments

    Program Review

    9:20 am - 9:50 am
    Ben Brown
    Vice President, Engineering, Cohu

    Presentation of 2019 Best Paper Award

    9:50 am - 10:50 am
    Mike Slessor
    Mike Slessor
    Chief Executive Officer, FormFactor

    Keynote - Mike Slessor, Form Factor

    Session 1 - Packaging and Test

    10:50 am - 11:15 am
    Kotaro Hasegawa
    System Planning Senior Director, Advantest

    New Packaging SiP Trend and Testing Challenges

    11:15 am - 11:40 am
    Tim Skunes
    VP of Technology and Business Development, CyberOptics

    High Precision 3D Sensing for Semiconductor Inspection and Measurement Applications

    11:40 am - 12:05 pm
    Jay Pierre-Alexandre
    Product Marketing Manager, Cohu

    WLCSP Advanced Inspection Challenges and Solutions

    12:05 pm - 1:15 pm

    Lunch Break and Poster Sessions

    "How we could realize faster market launch the devices especially for consumer products"
    Kotaro Hasegawa, System Planning Senior Director, Advantest

    "Lattice imaging and defect analysis of semiconductors by terahertz imaging overcoming the Abbe DL"
    Anis Rahman, Chief Technology Officer, Applied Research & Development

    "Wave Front Phase imaging - High Speed Wafer Geometry Measurement"
    Jan Gaudestad, Sr. Director of Business Development, Wooptix

    "Preparing for Industry 4.0 with RITdb & TEMS"
    Brian Bogie, Senior Director Product Marketing, Cohu

    "SEMI Standards and CAST"
    Mark Roos, CEO, Roos Instruments

    "Tester Event Messaging for Semiconductors (TEMS) Standard - Overview & Status"
    Laurent Bonneval, Production Integration Engineer, Teradyne

    "Rich Interactive Test Database (RITdb) Standard - Overview & Status"
    Stacy Ajouri, Systems Integration Engineer, Texas Instruments

    "SEMI Standards Guiding Smart Supply Chain Traceability"
    Inna Skvortsova; Sr. Coordinator, International Standards; SEMI

    "New Standard for Device Traceability Enabling Smart Supply Chain"
    Inna Skvortsova; Sr. Coordinator, International Standards; SEMI

    1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
    Janet Olson -  Test Vision
    Janet Olson
    Vice President, Research & Development, Cadence

    Keynote - Janet Olson, Cadence

    Session 2 - Design to Test

    2:15 pm - 2:40 pm
    Hau Lam

    New Methodology Enables First-time Success in Test Program Bring-up, even Before Silicon Arrives

    2:40 pm - 3:05 pm
    Matthew Knowles
    Product Marketing Manager, Mentor, a Siemens Business

    Accelerating Silicon Bring Up by Breaking Barriers Between EDA and ATE

    3:05 pm - 3:30 pm
    Noel del Rio
    Signal Integrity Engineer, NXP Austin Semiconductor

    Transmission Line Close Loop Design Concept for Serdes and RF Test Hardware

    3:30 pm - 3:40 pm

    Closing Remarks - Day 1 Raffle

    3:40 pm - 5:00 pm

    Test Vision Symposium Reception and Poster Session

    (2019 Agenda) Thursday, July 11

    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    John Kibarian
    John Kibarian
    CEO, President, Co-founder, PDF Solutions

    Keynote - John Kibarian, PDF Solutions

    Session 3 - Artificial Intelligence

    10:00 am - 10:25 am
    Ken Lanier
    Business Unit Manager, Teradyne

    Test Intelligence vs. Artificial Intelligence: The Challenges of AI Testing

    10:25 am - 10:50 am
    Nikunj Mehta
    Founder and CEO, Falkonry

    Applying “Ready-to-Use” Machine Learning to Improve Production & Yield for Semiconductor Fabrication

    Session 4 - "Best of" Presentations from SWTest and TestConX

    10:50 am - 11:20 am
    Gert Hohenwarter
    Owner, GateWave Northern

    Pushing the Limits: Variability in RF Measurements

    11:20 am - 11:50 am
    Daniel Bock
    Center of Expertise RF Applications Engineer, FormFactor – Beaverton, USA

    5G Wafer Test and the New Age of Parallelism

    11:50 am - 1:00 pm

    Lunch Break and Raffle

    Panel Session

    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Panel Session

    2:00 pm - 2:15 pm


    Session 5 - Bringing New Intelligence to Test

    2:15 pm - 2:40 pm
    Michael Alperin & Steven Hilion
    Manufacturing Industry Consultant, Sr. Director of Data Science; TIBCO

    Digital Twins for Yield: Analyzing Manufacturing Sensor and Process Data at Scale

    2:40 pm - 3:05 pm
    Kelly Macshane
    Test Engineer, Texas Instruments

    Enabling Smart Test Strategies with Real Time Data System

    3:05 pm - 3:30 pm
    Dan Sebban
    VP Data Science, Optimal+

    Cross-Facility Adaptive Test

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Closing Remarks and Final Raffle

    Seminar with people

    Test Vision Symposium is the premier event for semiconductor and system test experts, organized with a vision towards the future of test, to discuss upcoming trends, innovations, and requirements. It gathers an elite group of providers and users of test IP and equipment, to hear and engage with leaders in the field. You'll meet, learn, and network with 100+ participants in the field of test. Held in conjunction with SEMICON West assures access to a wide range of expertise and experience.

    Test Vision is made possible due to our corporate sponsors, press partners and other partners mentioned below as well as our team of volunteers in the program committee and steering committee.

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    2019 Partner Sponsors


    2019 Sustainer Sponsor


    2019 Supporter Sponsors

    Roos Instruments

    2019 Industry Sponsors




    The Test Vision Symposium examines where the IC test industry is heading in the long-term. In-depth discussions happen throughout the conference on what test technologies and equipment is needed to get us where we want to be. This year’s theme Ground Breaking Innovations in Test focuses on the new challenges of emerging technologies and the economics of developing smarter test programs using key learnings from test data.

    The 12th Annual Test Vision Symposium is a two-time winner of the "Most Successful Event" Award from the IEEE Test Technology Technical Council. Last year over 100 drivers and leaders in test strategy in their respective companies participated at the event. Sponsorship moves your company front and center among a highly targeted audience both before, during and after the symposium. Consider sponsoring this year's event at the level that fits your budget. 


    Test Vision Symposium and help position your company as an innovation leader in the test community. For more information or questions please contact Ken Lanier.


    SUPPORTER / $500 Supporter sponsors receive the following benefits:

    • Company name on Workshop gift
    • Company logo on Test Vision website and SEMICON West Test Vision webpage
    • Company logo on Workshop promotional materials
    • Company logo prominently displayed on welcome slides and signs at the Workshop
    • Emcee to recognize as a sponsor

    SUSTAINER / $1,000 In addition to the SUPPORTER benefits, SUSTAINER sponsors receive:

    • Prominent logo placement on conference materials
    • Table space onsite for a display, to demonstrate products or collateral material.

    PARTNER / $2,000  In addition to the SUPPORTER and SUSTAINER benefits, PARTNER sponsors receive:

    • Select recognition as the Partner Sponsor at the workshop with the most prominent placement on collateral and marketing material.
    • Acknowledgment as a PARTNER Sponsor at the evening social event / reception.

    Download 2019 Test Vision Symposium Sponsorship Agreement PDF

    Call for papers

    Call for Papers & Posters for the Test Vision Symposium at SEMICON West 2020 has been extended to June 1. Submit a paper or a poster today!