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Chuck SobeyChuck Sobey
Chief Scientist

Flash Memory Summit 2017 offers many new features that will help you meet the challenges of your job. A new slate of invited speakers will introduce you to the top technical minds in the industry, a new marketing track will help you find new customers and meet their needs, and new media and entertainment sessions will introduce emerging applications including virtual reality.

First time Keynote speakers including Kia Motors America, E8 Storage, and eBay/Mellanox will join returnees such as Samsung, Toshiba, Micron, Western Digital, Intel, Seagate, HPE, NVIDIA, Marvell, Microsemi, and NetApp. We have also added sessions on PCIe/NVMe SSDs, hyperconvergence, object based storage and new open source software development including LightNVM.

Returning FMS activities will include:

  • Sessions on SSDs, 3D NAND, enterprise storage, persistent memory, Ceph, automotive applications, the Internet of Things and enterprise applications (case studies)
  • Extensive coverage of flash controllers, error correction, flash architectures, flash in the data center and cloud computing
  • Discussions on wearables, mobile applications, and consumer applications
  • Panels covering market research, future trends, venture capital, and solid state memory and storage beyond flash
  • The ever-popular beer and pizza session where you can talk shop with leading experts in an informal atmosphere

We’ll also have an even better and bigger exhibit area with a product teardown stage, more demonstrations and new and returning exhibitors. So please join us in August for the best FMS ever.