WSTS Spring 2019 Committee Meeting Hiroshima, Japan
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.
20 to 23 May 2019
Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel
12-1 Wakakusacho, Higashiku
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 March 2019 start of registration period.
18 March 2019 last day to benefit from discounted participation fee.
08 April 2019 last day to benefit from standard participation fee.
26 April 2019 last day for meeting registration or change of registration.
Participants who booked at the discounted participation fee (before or on 18 March), but who change any details of their registration after 19 March 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 March||US$150||US$400|
|On or before 08 April||US$200||US$550|
|After 08 April||US$300||US$750|
In case of cancellation of the registration 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. All dinners are also available to accompanying spouses free of charge.
Room rates include breakfast, a 10% service charge and 8% consumption tax.
|Room type||Single Use||Twin Use|
|Deluxe Room||JPY 23,000||JPY 25,000|
|Deluxe Room on Saturday, 18, 25 May||JPY 30,000||JPY 32,000|
Meeting Registration and Hotel Reservation
Please register here. The registration period will end on April 26, 2019.
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 continued||Welcome Dinner|
|Discrete Power Semiconductors, GP and Application Specific Analog, Std Logic and Bipolar||Special Purpose Logic, MCU, MPU, DSP||No Program|
|Sensors and Actuators, Optoelectronics, Discrete Small Signal||DRAM, SRAM, ROM, EPROM and OTHER Memories, FLASH Memories, Forecast Wrap-Up, Adjournment||Thursday Dinner|
- Detailed Agenda for download issue 29 March (Log in required)
- Agenda Business Meeting (Log in required)
Presentations for download (Acrobat format)
Downloads are available for meeting participants only on Tuesday, March 21
- 21 Tuesday presentations (Log in required)
- 22 Wednesday presentations (Log in required)
- 23 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 Chairman 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. Schedule:
25 April 2019: issue of blank pre-meeting forecast file including Q1 2019 BB data
08 May 2019: submission of pre-meeting forecast to WSTS
11 May 2019: 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 Scottsdale pre-meeting forecast (Log in required)
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 see below
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 Scottsdale meeting, your permanent user account will not work.