Download the programs (PDF) from past forums:
18th Executive Forum (2012) - "Microsystems: Embedded Software + Hardware - Transforming the Innovation Landscape"
17th Executive Forum (2011) - "Energy: Re-Energizing Microelectronics"
16th Executive Forum (2010) - "Entrepreneurial Opportunities Enabled through Microsystems"
15th Executive Forum (2009) - "Winning in Global Markets in Adverse Times"
14th Executive Forum (2008) - "The Next Big Thing: The Driver of Growth in Canada"
13th Executive Forum (2007) - "The Power of Community - Building Clusters in Canada"
12th Executive Forum (2006) - "Playing to Win on the World Stage - the Winning Hand for Canadian Microelectronics"
11th Executive Forum (2005) - "Creative Destruction: Re-inventing the Microelectronics Enterprise"
10th Executive Forum (2004) - "The Heart of the System"
9th Executive Forum (2003) - "Excelling in Challenging Times"
8th Executive Forum (2002) - "Reinventing the Industry!"
7th Executive Forum (2001) - "Empowering Innovation"
6th Executive Forum (2000) - "Photons, Electrons and Canada's New Economy - Accelerating the Growth!"
5th Executive Forum (1999) - "The Way Forward"
4th Executive Forum (1998) - "Removing the Barriers to Growth in Canada"
3rd Executive Forum (1997) - "Canada at the Millennium... Everywhere to Go, Nowhere to Hide"
2011 - 3D ICs – The Leading Driver for Next Generation Microelectronics?
2010 - The New Normal – Navigating a World of Change, Globalization and Scarcity
2009 - The Audacity of Imagination: Microelectronics' New Millennium
2008 - The Consumerization of Microelectronics - Opportunity for New Growth Markets
2007 - Creating A Robust IP Ecosystem in Microelectronics
Here are a list of the past several SMC Best Practice forums we have hosted, beginning in 2008.
April 29, 2013 - Toronto - The New Landscape in Government Industrial Support
December 1, 2010 - Montreal - SMC Best Practice Forum - Montreal/Bromont Cluster
November 30, 2010 - GTA - SMC Best Practice Forum - Burlington/GTA Cluster
January 19, 2010 - GTA - Foundry Relationships: The Lifeblood of a Fabless Business Model
May 12, 2009 - Ottawa - Advanced Packaging: The Ultimate Multi-Technology Solutions!
March 24, 2009 - Montreal - Advanced Packaging: The Ultimate Multi-technology!
November 18, 2008 - Toronto - 64 and 45 nm Design Challenges
November 4, 2008 - Montreal - 65 and 45nm design challenges: is first time success a thing of the past?
September 15, 2008 - Ottawa - 65 and 45nm Design Challenges
April 9, 2008 - Ottawa - The Project Management of New Products
April 8, 2008 - Montreal - The Project Management of New Product Development
Ken Wagner, Distinguished Engineer, PMC-Sierra, Inc.
David Lynch, Senior VP, Marketing & Sales, Sigma Designs Inc.
Dan Trepanier, President, Quake Technologies Inc.
Ken Schultz, President, SiberCore Technologies Inc.