Tutorial Speakers

"Discussion on LSI Configurations and Performances from Process to Upper Levels"
Hitoshi Wakabayashi

Hitoshi Wakabayashi

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering / Technology and Innovation Management, Tokyo Institute of Technology



He has worked for NEC, MIT and SONY Corporation.
He has engaged in
Research representative at JST-CREST,
JSAP/IEEE/EDS/Symposium on VLSI Technology 2013, General Chair,
IEEE/EDTM 2018 General Chair,
IWJT 2017/2019 General Chair,
Member of Japan Society of Applied Physics

"AI; Impact to Semiconductor industry"
Kenji Tsuda

Mr. Kenji Tsuda

Editor-in-Chief of Semiconportal,
Independent technology journalist


Industries have paid attention to AI or artificial intelligence. What are impacts for the semiconductor industry? Is it a useful tool or non-impact topic? From a view point of an industry watcher, AI and its impacts to the semiconductor industry will be discussed.
Editor-in-Chief of Semiconportal and independent technology journalist


From July 2007 to present: Editor-in-Chief of Semiconportal, and before Semiconportal involved in Reed Business Information. At RBI, a few magazines were launched such as Semiconductor International Japanese edition, Electronic Business Japan and Design News Japan. Before joining RBI, he has been involved in editorial works in Nikkei BP (former Nikkei McGraw-Hill), including Nikkei Electronics Asia (only English magazine), Nikkei Microdevices, and Nikkei Electronics for over 20 years. Before joining Nikkei BP, he experienced design and development of microwave semiconductor devices at NEC Semiconductor Division for four years.
He received bachelor degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology majoring Applied Physics.
As a book writer, he has published several books, including "Mega-Trend of Semiconductors; 2014 to 2023", "Green Semiconductor and New Business Opportunities", "The Truth of European Fabless Semiconductor Industry", and "Semiconductors, Don't Miss the Growing Industry"