Flash Memory Summit
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Flash Memory Summit


It is ideal for consumer applications such as cellphones, digital cameras, and music players, and is also useful in computers, communications systems, and military/defense applications.  It can replace hard disks for storage in applications where its higher cost is balanced by its smaller size, greater ruggedness, and lower power consumption.

The summit consists of:

  • Half-day forums
  • Panel discussions
  • Keynotes
  • Half-day pre-conference seminars
  • Paper sessions
  • One-hour tutorials
  • Special sessions

Typical topics of interest include:

  • Solid state drives (SSDs)
  • Enterprise storage systems
  • All-flash disk arrays
  • Controllers
  • New non-volatile technologies
  • PCIe SSDs/NVMe
  • Application acceleration
  • 3-D flash
  • Market research
  • User best practices/experiences
  • Security/content protection
  • Standards
  • Interfaces
  • Performance analysis/testing
  • Endurance/reliability/wear
  • Cloud computing
  • Computer applications
  • Consumer/mobile applications
  • Embedded applications
  • Data recovery/erasure

Intended Audience:

  • Hardware and software designers
  • Storage specialists
  • Consumer electronics designers
  • Data center/computer/network managers
  • Storage engineers
  • Communications engineers
  • Venture capitalists
  • Embedded system designers
  • Systems engineers
  • Engineering managers
  • Solution providers and consultants
  • VARs, OEMs, system integrators
  • Marketing and product managers
  • Market and financial analysts

Attendees will come from companies producing Consumer electronics (particularly cell phones, digital cameras, PDAs, e-mail devices, music players, handheld PCs, and videogames).

Attendees will also come from companies specializing in computers, communications, military/ defense systems, industrial and process control, test equipment, and instrumentation.

Attendees will learn about latest developments in flash memory, learn to design with the latest flash chips, find new tools for developing flash applications, hear about the latest market trends, find new ways to replace disks in applications, identify new applications for non-volatile memory, find new methods for reducing power consumption.

Why You Should Attend:

  • Learn about latest developments in flash memory,
  • Learn to design with the latest flash chips,
  • Find new tools for developing flash applications,
  • Hear about the latest market trends
  • Find new ways to replace disks in applications
  • Identify new applications for non-volatile memory
  • Find new methods for reducing power consumption

Why You Should Participate:

  • Establish your company as a leader in the emerging flash memory market (expected to grow to $31 billion by 2016, according to IHS iSuppli)
  • Display your products and expertise to an audience known to be interested in flash memory,
  • Promote flash memory to a wider market of equipment manufacturers, solution providers, system integrators, consultants.

How You Can Participate:

  • Attend: Register online for the seminars
  • Exhibit: Promote your latest products - exhibit booths
  • Sponsor: Receive special recognition both at the event and in publicity
  • Present: Display your knowledge and commitment to flash memory

More information about sponsoring/exhibiting.

Summit Pricing

2017 Pricing will be coming soon.

Summit Hours

Day/Date Registration Conference Exhibits
Tuesday, Aug 8th 8:00am–6:00pm 8:30am–7:30pm 4:00pam–7:00pm
Wednesday, Aug 9th 8:00am–7:00pm 8:30am–7:30pm Noon–7:00pm
Thursday, Aug 10th 8:00am–5:00pm 8:30am–5:00pm 10:00am–2:30pm


Summit Location

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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