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his Call for Papers is directed towards all industries but the semiconductor community is highly encouraged. Topics of interests include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Applications in high-volume manufacturing
  • Automated Material Handling System
  • Benefits and justification (ROI, CoO, OEE …)
  • Control Architecture/Engineering/IT Infrastructure
  • Data Collection/Quality/Storage/Management
  • Design for Manufacturing/Testing/Yield
  • e-Diagnostics, e-Manufacturing, and EEC
  • Engineering/Supply/Value Chains
  • Equipment Control/Integration
  • Factory Integration/Operations
  • Factory Physics/Fundamentals of Operations
  • Factory-Wide Applications and Deployment
  • Fault Detection & Classification
  • Future APC/FDC Needs and Requirements
  • Integrated/Virtual Metrology
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • Operations and Queueing Applications
  • Piggyback and SCADA controllers
  • Predictive/Preventive Maintenance
  • Process modeling and model-based control
  • Real-Time Databases
  • Real-time data collection and management
  • Real-Time Decision-Making
  • Run-to-Run/Wafer-to-Wafer/Real-Time Control
  • Scheduling & Dispatching
  • Sensor development and implementation
  • Sensor integration into existing process tools
  • Sensor/actuator bus and intelligent sensors
  • Specification Management
  • Standards (Communication, Sensor Bus …)
  • Tool Productivity Data Collection/Analysis
  • WIP Management

Electronic submission of extended abstracts in MSWord or PDF format must be made by July 14, 2009 directly to You should select the topic(s) your contribution best fits in from the list above.

Each abstract (up to a maximum of 2-pages of A4-paper size, including texts and graphical illustrations) should clearly describe the purpose, the chosen approach, and the achieved results.

Presentations may be conducted in oral or interactive-poster formats. You may indicate your preference of oral or poster presentation, and the program committee will decide the final selection of oral presentations. Presenters will be notified by July 31, 2009 and final presentations must be submitted in MS PowerPoint by August 31, 2009 in electronic format. Official language of the symposium is English.


- Title of Paper
- Author’s name(s), address and affiliation(s)
- Contact telephone/fax numbers
- E-mail address
- Presenter’s name
- Five keywords

May 4, 2009
June 1, 2009
June 20, 2009
July 14, 2009
July 31, 2009
August 31, 2009
September 6, 2009