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24th Fab Management Forum (FMF)

Wednesday, November 11 | 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
International Congress Center (ICM)

Semiconductor Operations 2030:
Process and Equipment Transformation Enabling Sustainable Digital Future


Key discussion points:

  • The newest and most unique tools and processes in the industry: Equipment control, automation and sensor solutions, smart tools and digitization
  • Managing legacy factories and legacy tools in fab operations: Modifications, tool upgrades and automation solutions to meet the needs of aging equipment
  • Planning on times of economic and climate change: How can fab operators better prepare for disruptions and ensure production continuity
  • Skills in the workforce and people in processes: How to optimize people and skills in semiconductor fab manufacturing environments, from attracting young professional and anticipating future needs to transferring skills for leaving experts
  • The future of smart manufacturing: Moving from 4.0 to 5.0 technology and how to get there

A big thank you to the Fab Management Forum Committee Members

  • Mario von Podewils, X-Fab Erfurt (Chair)
  • Carsten Deuper, NXP
  • Simone Alba, STMicroelectronics
  • Manfred Kraxenberger, ABB Switzerland
  • Joerg Recklies, Infineon Technologies Dresden
  • Thomas Richter, Robert Bosch



Keynote Speakers

Ruediger Dorn

Ruediger Dorn

Industry Lead High Tech & Semiconductor Industry, Google Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Dr. Andreas Hölscher

Dr. Andreas Hölscher

Senior Vice President Corporate Product Development, Festo, ‎Festo AG & Co. KG
Gregor Hopf

Gregor Hopf

Professor for Digital Transformation, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (State Cooperative University Baden-Württemberg)
Andreas Schleicher

Andreas Schleicher

Director for Education and Skills, OECD