WSTS Autumn 2017 Committee Meeting Taipei, Taiwan
This document is the central source for all information related to the Autumn 2017 Committee Meeting. Included and attached hereto are links and documents for supplementary information pertaining to this Committee Meeting (Agenda, Presentations, Participants, etc.)
13 to 16 November 2017
Taipei Marriott Hotel
No.199, Lequn 2nd Road
Tel: +886 2 8502 9999
Committee Meeting Participants
Each WSTS Member Company has one official representative in the Committee, who is expected to participate in the Committee Meeting (Business Meeting) and to assume his/her voting rights in the Business Meeting on Tuesday morning. Any other employee of a WSTS Member Company is invited to participate in all parts of the Committee Meeting (Business Meeting and Forecast Meeting). Participation in the Forecast Meeting is subject to the submission of a premeeting forecast.
Furthermore the representatives of the Semiconductor Industry Associations are invited to participate as observers. During your registration you will be required to declare in which role you will attend the meeting.
Certain detailed information such as the agenda, the list of participants etc. is only accessible to holders of WSTS user accounts and/or to registered participants. If you have registered but do not have a WSTS user account, you may login to this meeting web site (right upper corner) with your registration ID as user name and your last name as password.
Any non-member semiconductor company who has serious interest to join WSTS may send a participant to the Committee Meeting as observer. Such request is to be made to the WSTS Administrator .
Participation Fee and Hotel Cost
The applicable rates are summarized in the table below.
Please observe the following deadlines:
01 September 2017 start of registration period.
18 September 2017 last day to benefit from discounted participation fee.
06 October 2017 last day to benefit from standard participation fee.
25 October 2017 last day for meeting registration or change of registration.
Participants who booked at the discounted participation fee (before or on 18 September), but who change any details of their registration on 19 September or later will have to pay the regular participation fee. Minor changes (change of room type, addition of supplementary information) will however not cause a reassessment of the participation fee.
|Registration Date||Fee per Day:
Tuesday to Thursday
|Fee for whole Meeting|
|On or before 18 September||US$200||US$500|
|On or before 06 October||US$250||US$650|
|After 07 October||US$300||US$800|
In case of cancellation of the registration in whole or in part WSTS will retain US$100 per day or US$400 for the entire meeting.
Participation fees include a morning and afternoon break with coffee, tea and other refreshments, lunch and dinners on Tuesday and Thursday. All dinners are also available to accompanying spouses free of charge.
All room rates quoted below include a 10% service fee and 5% VAT.
|Room type||Single Use||Twin Use|
|Classic Room 40 sqm||NT$ 7,970||NT$ 7,970|
All guest rooms are non-smoking. One buffet breakfast is included in the room rate, an additional breakfast is available at NT$ 825 per person per day (inclusive 10% service fee).
High Speed Broadband Internet access is available on a complimentary basis.
Meeting Registration and Hotel Reservation
The registration period has ended on 25 October 2017.
Below is the tentative agenda. Daily allocation of topics is still subject to change.
|Executive Committee Meeting (Participation for EC Members only)||Board of Directors Meeting (Participation for Directors only)||BOD Dinner|
|Business Meeting, Macroeconomic World Review, Enduse Presentations||Enduse Presentations to be continued, New member session||Welcome Dinner|
|Discrete Power Semiconductors, GP and Application Specific Analog, Std Logic and Bipolar||Special Purpose Logic, MCU||No Program|
|Discrete Small Signal, MPU, DSP, DRAM, SRAM, ROM, EPROM and OTHER Memories, FLASH Memories||Sensors and Actuators,Optoelectronics, Forecast Wrap-Up, Adjournment||Thursday Dinner|
- Agenda for download Issue: 13 November (Log in required)
- Agenda Business Meeting Issue: update 05 November (Log in required)
Presentations for download (Acrobat format)
Downloads are available for meeting participants only on Tuesday, 14 November. PowerPoint versions will be provided after the meeting.
- 14 Tuesday presentations (Log in required)
- 15 Wednesday presentations (Log in required)
- 16 Thursday presentations (Log in required)
Planning Your Participation
If you participate in the meeting, a number of critical deadlines need to be observed. The planning calendar may be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this column or click here .
Contact the Vice Chair of your region if you are willing to make a presentation or lead a session at the meeting.
The List of Active Participants shows which topics are already assigned and which are still open (log in required).
Presenters should attentively read the "Guidelines for Presenters" .
Submission of Pre-Meeting Forecast
Participation in the Forecast Meeting is subject to the submission of a premeeting forecast.
26 October 2017: issue of blank pre-meeting forecast file including Q3 2017 BB data
02 November 2017: submission of pre-meeting forecast to WSTS
05 November 2017: publication of pre-meeting average forecast to participating companies
The following downloads are available for Forecast Program users only:
How to submit the Taipei pre-meeting forecast (Log in required)
User Manual Forecast Program (Log in required)
Travel and Transfer
Important: If your home country is not listed in countries eligible for VISA-exempt entry you will need a VISA to visit Taiwan. Please refer to your local authorities
Most participants from abroad will travel by air and arrive at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport - TPE. Transfer to the hotel will take approx. 30 minutes by car.
Distance from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Hotel approx. 28 mls. Estimated taxi fare: NT$1,300; alternate transportation by Hotel car: NT$2,800 (on request)
Some participants may arrive at Taipei Song Shan Airport - TSA. Transfer from this airport to the Hotel will take about 5 minutes by car.
Distance from Taipei Song Shan Airport to Hotel approx. 2 mls. Estimated taxi fare: NT$250; alternate transportation by Hotel car: NT$1,600 (on request)
Practical Hints and Useful Links
List of Registered Participants
List of registered participants (this list is permanently updated whenever a registration is completed. You may also check the status of your own registration)