WSTS Committee Meeting - Hiroshima November 2022

This site has all the information for your planning to participate in the next Committee Meeting. As time goes by, more and more information for your detailed travel planning and active participation will be provided on this site.



14 to 17 Nov 2022




Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel 
12-1 Wakakusa-cho, Higashi-ku     
Hiroshima, 732-0053
Tel:  +81-82-262-7111
Fax: +81-82-262-7218


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 their voting rights during 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 in joining 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

Participation Fee: The applicable rates are summarized in the table below.

Registration Date Fee per Day:
Tuesday to Thursday
Fee for whole Meeting
On or before 14 September US$125 US$300
On or before 14 October US$225 US$600
After 14 October US$300 US$800

Please observe the following deadlines:
24 August 2022 start of registration period.
14 September 2022 last day to benefit from discounted participation fee.
14 October 2022 last day to benefit from standard participation fee.
31 October 2022 last day for meeting registration or change of registration.
Participants who booked at the discounted participation fee (on or before 14 September), but who change any details of their registration after 14 September will have to pay the regular participation fee. Minor changes (change of room type, addition of supplementary information) however will not cause a reassessment of the participation fee. In the case of registration cancellation, in whole or in part, WSTS will retain US$100 per day or US$300 for the entire meeting.

Participation fees include a daily buffet lunch, a morning and afternoon break with coffee, tea and other refreshments, as well as a dinner on Tuesday and Thursday. The dinners are also available to accompanying spouses free of charge. 

Hotel Cost

Room rates include breakfast, internet access, service charge and all applicable taxes.

Room type Single Use Twin Use
Deluxe Room JPY 25,000 JPY 27,000
Deluxe Room on Saturday, 12, 19 Nov  JPY 31,000 JPY 33,000


Meeting Registration and Hotel Reservation

WSTS Committee Meeting - Hiroshima Nov 2022 - Registration Form

Tentative Agenda

Below is the tentative agenda. Daily allocation of topics is still subject to change.

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Nov 14
Executive Committee Meeting (Participation for EC Members only) Board of Directors Meeting (Participation for Directors only) BOD Dinner
Nov 15
Business Meeting, Macroeconomic World Review, Enduse Presentations Enduse Presentations continued, New member session Welcome Dinner
Nov 16
Discrete Power Semiconductors, GP and Application Specific Analog Std Logic and Bipolar, Special Purpose Logic, MCU No Program
Nov 17
MPU, DSP, Sensors and Actuators, Optoelectronics, Discrete Small Signal DRAM, SRAM, ROM, EPROM and OTHER Memories, FLASH Memories, Forecast Wrap-Up, Adjournment Thursday Dinner


Presentations for download (PDF)

Meeting presentations are avaiable for download at the internal meeting page: LINK.

Planning Your Participation

If you participate in the meeting, a number of critical deadlines need to be observed. Planning Calendar

Active Participation

Contact the Vice Chairman of your region if you are willing to make a presentation or lead a session at the meeting.
The List of Active Participants is available with the Agenda, shows which topics are already assigned and which are still open (log in required).

Presenters should read the "Guidelines for Presenters" in detail.

Submission of Pre-Meeting Forecast

Participation in the Forecast Meeting is subject to the submission of a premeeting forecast. Schedule:
26 October 2022: issue of blank pre-meeting forecast file including Q3 2022 BB data
08 November 2022: submission of pre-meeting forecast to WSTS
10 November 2022: publication of pre-meeting average forecast to all participating companies

The following downloads are available for Forecast Program users only:

Forecast program user manual (Log in required)
How to submit the Hiroshima pre-meeting forecast LINK (Log in required)

Entry Requirements for Japan

  1. All travelers entering Japan, from the ‘Blue’ Countries, see list: LINK will not need to test prior to departure, should they possess a valid vaccination certificate, showing 3 doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Those with 1 or 2 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, will be required to submit a negative result of a pre-departure COVID-19 test, taken within 72 hours of departure. (There are some exceptions) more information: LINK
  2. All the attendees must install “MySOS” application on their smartphones during their stay in Japan. Attendees are recommended to install the “MySOS” application and use the “Fast Track” system to complete quarantine procedures via the application in advance (a couple days before you depart your country), so that you can smoothly pass through the immigration. Otherwise, it is possible to waste additional hours at the airport!
  3. Attendees are also recommended to use “Visit Japan Web” service to register necessary information for smooth Customs, Immigration and Quarantine.

updated information

Travel and Transfer

Most participants from abroad will travel by air and arrive at Hiroshima International Airport (HIJ).
The distance from Hiroshima International Airport to the Sheraton hotel is about 40 km.

The taxi cost from Hiroshima airport to the hotel is approximately 20,000 JPY. The Sheraton address in Japanese language is available for download at the end of this page.

Practical Hints and Useful Links

Sheraton Hiroshima website  
Electricity in Japan is AC 100V / 60Hz.
Time Zone: JST, Japan is 9h ahead UTC (UTC +09 hours)
Show to Taxi Driver: Sheraton Hotel address and Hiroshima airport in Japanese language  Hotel addressHiroshima Airport

Currency Conversion from JPY

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). For log in please use the temporary user data for the Hiroshima meeting, your permanent user account will not work.


Meeting presentations are avaiable for download at the internal meeting page: LINK.


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