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Shanghai -- The electronicChina Forum at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from March 12 to 14, 2003 points the way ahead in electronics.
This year, the user forum at the electronicChina trade fair concentrates on the future challenges in the world of mobile telecommunications, risks some forecasts on the development of the market, and provides a look at some of the manufacturers' innovative technologies.
The lectures by experts from industry form the central part of the electronicChina Forum on Thursday, March 13. These start with an analysis of the market. Byron Wu of iSuppli will speak on "China Sets the Tone for the Mobile Phone Industry," giving information on the current state of the competition and also takes a look at future market developments, production capacities, opportunities for growth, and the expected changes in the supply industry. Li Wan Lin, Ph.D., chief technical officer of the China-based company Information and Communication Mobile Siemens, provides a preview of the next generation of networks with his talk on "3G Mobile Technology and its Chances in China." Ivo Rutten, vice president of the Business Segment Greater China Communications of Philips Semiconductors, also takes a look forward with "Future Technologies Dominating the Cellular Industry." Passive integration is the topic of the talk by Quincy Chen, Ph.D. of Epcos Pte, entitled "Front-End Modules with Integrated SAW Filters." Current changes in the industry are also covered, for example by Johan Pross, managing director of T3G Technology, who talks about the road map of the new joint venture by Datang Mobile, Philips and Samsung, in his talk "Handset Technology Development -- An Essential Step in the Commercialization of 3G TD-SCDMA."
The other two days of the electronicChina Forum, which is organized by ZVEI (the German association for the electrical and electronics industry), are made up of company presentations. Here, Chinese and international businesses specializing in electronics components and production present their development work and innovations. Following the opening by the German chamber of commerce and industry in Shanghai on March 12, companies such as VTI Technologies, Semikron International and Tyco Electronics will introduce themselves and their innovations on that day and the 14th.
The electronicChina Forum is part of electronicChina, the 2nd International Trade Fair for Components, Assemblies, Electronics Production and Photonic Technologies.