Freescale to Host Technology Forum Americas 2008

Freescale Semiconductor will host the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) Americas on June 16-19, 2008, at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Conference Centers in Orlando, Fla. FTF provides a unique opportunity for attendees to view and interact with the entire Freescale ecosystem, a global community comprised of Freescale and its partners, customers and universities. More than 2,000 designers, applications engineers, industry-leading experts, executives and hardware, software and tools partners are expected to attend the Americas event.

Attendees will get a close look at technological advances in key market drivers such as going green, health and safety, and the impact of social networking on existing infrastructure and future technologies.

FTF Americas 2008 will include more than 350 hours of technical training sessions organized into six tracks: Automotive, Consumer, Industrial, Mobile Communications, Networking and Enabling Technologies. The event will also feature a 28,000 square-foot interactive Technology Lab with more than 200 demonstrations from Freescale and its partners, visionary keynote presentations and an event party at Hard Rock Live featuring a concert from alternative rock band, Barenaked Ladies.

Keynote Presentations at FTF Americas

  • Tuesday, June 17 – Rich Beyer, Freescale chairman of the board and chief executive officer
  • Wednesday, June 18 – Lisa Su, Freescale senior vice president and chief technology officer
  • Thursday, June 19 – Cory Ondrjeka, Second Life co-founder and former CTO of Linden Labs

FTF 2008 Worldwide

  • FTF Americas: June 16-19 in Orlando, Florida
  • FTF Japan: September 10 in Tokyo
  • FTF EMEA: October 7-8 in Paris
  • FTF China: November 5-6 in Beijing
  • FTF India: November 13-14 in Bangalore

About the Freescale Technology Forum
Created to inspire innovation and collaboration, the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) has become the developer event of the year for the embedded semiconductor industry. The Forum, which debuted in 2005, has drawn nearly 20,000 attendees at FTF events worldwide since its inception.

About Freescale Semiconductor
Freescale Semiconductor is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets. The privately held company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing or sales operations in more than 30 countries. Freescale is one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies with 2007 sales of $5.7 billion (USD).

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