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APEC 2018 Plenary session

APEC 2018 Plenary session
 March 5th, 1:30pm CST (19:30 UTC/GMT)  San Antonio, TX


The live-stream is over. An on-demand version of the plenary session is avilable here:

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The APEC 2018 Plenary Session is designed to cover the history of power, the current needs in energy efficiency, and future possibilities. The plenary is made up of six 30-minute presentations from respected industry leaders.

Special thanks to Mouser Electronics, official sponsor of this inaugural APEC live-stream.


Confirmed speakers and topics are as follows (all times CST):

13:30-14:00 - Power: A Fundamental Ingredient of Advanced Science and Applied Technology
Adam L. Hamilton P.E., President and Chief Executive Officer, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI®)
Presentation Abstract

14:00-14:30 - Vienna Rectifier and Beyond
Dr. Johann W. Kolar, Independent International Consultant, University of Technology Vienna Monday
Presentation Abstract

14:30-15:00 - Moving from Si to SiC from the End User's Perspective
Dr. Muhammad Nawaz, Principal Scientist, ABB Corporate Research
Presentation Abstract

15:00-15:30 - Special programming from and Mouser

15:30-16:00 - WPT: from µW/cm2 Harvesting to kW Capacitive Vehicle Powering
Zoya Popovic, Distinguished Professor and Lockheed Martin Endowed Chair, Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
Presentation Abstract

16:00-16:30 - 3D Power Packaging made Real with Embedded Component and Substrate Technologies
P. Markondeya Raj, Associate Research Director, Georgia Tech - PRC
Presentation Abstract

16:30-17:00 - Does Power Efficiency Improve with Consolidation in the Semiconductor Industry? 
Hans Stork, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, ON Semiconductor
Presentation Abstract