Saratoga Partnership hosted 350 Global Semiconductor Technologists and Executives at ASMC 2019

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Senior VP & Fab 8 GM Dr. Ron Sampson delivered keynote at the
Saratoga Reception, which is a highlight of the industry’s leading worldwide technical conference

Saratoga Springs, NY – The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership, Saratoga County, NY’s economic development corporation, welcomed more than 350 semiconductor technologists and executives from around the world to Saratoga County when it hosts the Saratoga Reception as part of ASMC 2019, the leading global technical conference for the semiconductor industry.

The Saratoga Partnership joined Applied Materials to host the event, on Wednesday, May 8 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs, New York.Dr. Ron Sampson, senior vice president and general manager of GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Fab 8 in Malta, delivered keynote remarks.

The 30thannual Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference – ASMC 2019 – was presented by SEMI, the global industry association representing the semiconductor manufacturing supply chain. It runs from May 6 through 9, with sessions at The Saratoga Hilton.

“We are honored to be chosen by SEMI for the third consecutive year, and to join with industry leader Applied Materials, to host the Saratoga Reception at the prestigious ASMC 2019 conference,” said Marty Vanags, President of the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership. “We look forward to fruitful and productive discussions at this event, which aligns perfectly with our strategic objective ofleveraging the investment in GLOBALFOUNDRIESto attract advanced manufacturing companies, suppliers, vendors and associated industries to Saratoga County.”

“With the eyes of the global semiconductor industry firmly upon us, we have a prime opportunity to showcase why Saratoga County is a great place to live, work and do business,” said Kevin Tollisen, Halfmoon Town Supervisor and Chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors. “This event demonstrates the important role the Saratoga Partnershipplays in connecting innovative companies and business leaders to spur public-private partnerships and drive economic growth.”

ASMC is the leading international technical conference for discussing solutions that improve the collective manufacturing expertise of the semiconductor industry. Solving the challenges presented by semiconductor manufacturing is a combined effort by device makers, equipment and materials suppliers, and academics. ASMC provides an unparalleled platform for semiconductor professionals to network and learn the latest in the practical application of advanced manufacturing strategies and methodologies.

For more information on ASMC 2019, including the complete agenda, visit

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