FlexTech Alliance Announces Dates for 2012 Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference

Aug 02, 2011, 06:00 ET from FlexTech Alliance

11th Annual Event Emphasizes Product Demonstrators and Integrators, Call for Papers Now Open

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FlexTech Alliance, focused on developing the electronic display and the flexible, printed electronics industry supply chains, today announced its 11th annual Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference and Exhibition will take place February 6-9, 2012 in Phoenix, Ariz.  Flex 2012 will emphasize product demonstrators and integrators - providing opportunities to meet suppliers, leading-edge developers, system integrators, partners and customers. The 3-day, multi-track technical conference consists of more than 100 in-depth presentations plus exhibitions, a short course series, poster sessions, a welcome reception and the annual FLEXI Awards Dinner.

The Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference and Exhibition attracts attendees from more than 10 countries and 200 companies, universities, R&D labs, and government agencies representing the many different segments of the flexible electronics and displays value and supply chains. Attendees span the roles of research, marketing, product development, manufacturing, senior business development, and executive functions.

"The Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference has for several years been a leading forum covering the Displays, Lighting, Renewable Energy and Sensor application spaces," said Keith Rollins, Chief Innovation Officer, DuPont Teijin Films. "Participants benefit from exposure to world-leading experts addressing technology development and "lab to fab" commercialization."

"The Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference is a great way to learn about the latest developments in the industry," said Dr. Michael McCreary, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, E Ink.  "I have attended the conference for 10 years and have found the technical content and networking opportunities to be invaluable".  

The 2012 Call for Papers is now open. In addition to product demos, priority will be given to original research and new toolset, process and materials introductions.

The deadline for submission is August 19, 2011.  

Topic areas sought are:

  • Strategic Market and Business Overviews
  • Materials Advancements for Flexible Electronics
  • Manufacturing on Flexible Substrates
    • Roll-to-Roll / Web processes
    • Production / In-situ Analytics
    • Barriers / Encapsulants
  • Flexible Displays
  • Flexible Electronics-Based Applications and Products including
    • Solar/Photovoltaics
    • Solid State Lighting and OLEDs
    • Equipment for High-Throughput Electronics Manufacturing
    • Medical Devices
    • Smart Sensors - bio-medical, security, civil and military infrastructure
    • Energy Storage/Batteries
    • RFID
    • Touch Technology
  • Printing Processes and Technologies
    • Functional Inks
    • Products now in production
    • Printing techniques & toolsets (Flexo, Gravure, Screen Printing, Inkjet)
    • Novel integrated-function demonstrators
    • Roll-to-Roll / Web processes
    • Production / In-situ Analytics

For more information or to download the Call for Papers for the 2012 Flex Conference, please visit www.flextech.org. Online submissions are now available.  

About the FlexTech Alliance
The FlexTech Alliance is the only organization headquartered in North America exclusively devoted to fostering the growth, profitability and success of the electronic display and the flexible, printed electronics supply chain.  FlexTech Alliance offers expanded collaboration between and among industry, academia, government, and research organizations for advancing displays and flexible, printed electronics from R&D to commercialization.  To this end, the FlexTech Alliance, based in San Jose, Calif., will help foster development of the supply chain required to support a world-class, manufacturing capability for displays and flexible, printed electronics.  More information about the FlexTech Alliance can be found at the industry portal:  www.flextech.org

SOURCE FlexTech Alliance