Next Committee Meeting in November

The next WSTS Committee Meeting will take place in Taipei, Taiwan, from 13 to 16 November 2017.

Introduction to WSTS

All you want to know, all you need to know about WSTS! Download and view a slide presentation about WSTS services, organization, and membership.


WSTS Administrator

Bernd Schniggenfittig is Administrator of WSTS. He works from his office in Germany.


Historical Billings Report

Three decades of billings statistics of the WSTS Blue Book are now available for free download. No login is required.
The tables are in MS Excel format and provide monthly data, as well as three months moving averages for total semiconductor revenues by the four regions Americas, Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific.


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2016 Publication Schedule for WSTS Reports

All information concerning publication dates, notification and submission deadlines for the year 2016.


2017 Publication Schedule for WSTS Reports

All information concerning publication dates, notification and submission deadlines for the year 2017


2017 Membership Fee Schedule

The 2017 membership fee remained at the same level as in 2016.


WSTS Spring 2017 Committee Meeting Vancouver, Canada

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.


22 to 25 May 2017


Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown Hotel    
1128 West Hastings Street
British Columbia V6E 4R5
Tel:  +1 604 684 1128

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

Participation Fee

The applicable rates are summarized in the table below.

Please observe the following deadlines:
01 March 2017  start of registration period.
18 March 2017  last day to benefit from discounted participation fee.
08 April 2017  last day to benefit from standard participation fee.
26 April 2017 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$200 US$500
On or before 08 April US$250 US$650
After 08 April 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.

Hotel Cost

All room rates include applicable state and local  taxes.

Room type Single Use Twin Use
City View $ 292.58 CAD $ 292.58 CAD

All guest rooms are non-Smoking. The Group rate is available 3 days pre and post Meeting date. A buffet breakfast is available from $ 29.00 CAD per person. 
WiFi Internet access is available on a complimentary basis in the guest rooms.

Meeting Registration and Hotel Reservation

The registration was closed on 26 April.

Tentative Agenda

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

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
May 22
Executive Committee Meeting (Participation for EC Members only) Board of Directors Meeting (Participation for Directors only) BOD Dinner
May 23
Business Meeting, Macroeconomic World Review, Enduse Presentations Enduse Presentations to be continued Welcome Dinner
May 24
Discrete Power Semiconductors, GP and Application Specific Analog Standard Logic and Bipolar, Special Purpose Logic, MCU No Program
May 25
Discrete Small Signal, MPU, DSP, DRAM, SRAM, ROM, EPROM and OTHER Memory FLASH sessions, Sensors and Actuators,Optoelectronics, Forecast Wrap-Up, Adjournment Thursday Dinner

Presentations for download (Acrobat format)

Downloads are available for meeting participants only on Tuesday, May 23rd  .  PowerPoint versions will be provided after the meeting.

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  .

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  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:  
28 April 2017: issue of blank pre-meeting forecast file including Q1 2017 BB data
09 May 2017: submission of pre-meeting forecast to WSTS
11 May 2017: publication of pre-meeting average forecast to all participating companies

The following downloads are available for Forecast Program users only:

How to get access to the forecast program  (Log in required)
How to submit the Vancouver pre-meeting forecast  (Log in required)
User Manual Forecast Program (Log in required)

Travel and Transfer

Most participants from abroad will travel by air and arrive at Vancouver International Airport  YVR. Transfer to the hotel will take approximately 40 minutes by Taxi at cost of $CAD 35. Public transfer by SKY TRAIN ($CAD 9) will take approximately 25 minutes to downtown with trains arriving about every 6 min (evening and Weekend, the trains are less frequent). See detailed travel information here . 

Practical Hints and Useful Links

Find out if you need a Visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to visit Canada 

City of Vancouver official website  
Vancouver Tourist Information  
Electricity in Canada is 110V 60Hz AC.
Time Zone: Canada is 7h behind UTC (UTC -07 hours) in May.

Currency Conversion from CAD

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)


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