Verigy (NASDAQ: VRGY), a premier semiconductor test company, has issued the call-for-papers for VOICE 2008, the third annual conference for Verigy customers and partners using the V93000 SOC Series and the V5000 Series of memory testers. Paper proposals are welcomed for the following four technology tracks: Communications; Processors and Converters; High-Speed Digital Interfaces; and Memory (SDRAM, SRAM, Flash, DDR, and high-speed memory), as well as the Test Techniques and Methodologies and Productivity and Software Tools tracks. Abstracts must be submitted by May 1, 2008. VOICE 2008 will be held Sept. 23 – 24, 2008, in San Jose, Calif.
“We are very proud of the way VOICE is growing, thanks to the invaluable contributions from our customers and partners around the world,” said Debbora Ahlgren, vice president and chief marketing officer, Verigy. “This year we have scheduled the event for the fall to make it more convenient for our attendees and we anticipate continued growth as a result.”
VOICE attendees represent the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers, so participants benefit from the considerable collective knowledge and experience of this group. To honor the best contributions to the conference, the VOICE 2008 Best Paper Award will be presented to the two best papers of the conference, as chosen by their peers.
In each technology track, VOICE 2008 papers will address device technology, measurement specifics, test time reduction, new Verigy solutions, industry standards and future test requirements and challenges. Details on the technical program tracks and the submission guidelines are available online.
VOICE is the annual conference for the large and growing international community of Verigy V93000 SOC and Verigy V5000 Series users and partners. It offers a unique opportunity to make users’ semiconductor testing operations as effective as possible. One can gain and share valuable insights, build long-lasting relationships and learn what’s new about Verigy’s products and applications. Registration for VOICE 2008 will be available online beginning May 15, 2008 and early registration will be $250 for attendees registering before August 22. After that date, the cost to register online or at the door will be $300. More information on VOICE 2008 is available by contacting organizers by calling +1-800-ATE-TEST or +1 952-946-7010 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
VOICE is managed by a steering committee of representatives from Verigy and its customers. This year’s steering committee members represent the following companies: Analog Devices, Broadcom Corp., Cisco Systems, Inc., DA-Test, Freescale Semiconductor, IM Flash Technologies (IMFT), Intel Corp., Nano Integrated Solutions, Inc. (Nano ISI), QUALCOMM Inc., and Verigy.
Verigy designs, develops, manufactures, sells and services advanced test systems and solutions for the memory and system-on-chip segments of the semiconductor industry. Verigy’s scalable platform systems are used by leading semiconductor companies worldwide in design validation, characterization, and high volume manufacturing test.