JEDEC Events to Highlight the Future of Flash Memory

Association to Host Flash Storage Summits in Shanghai, Taipei and San Jose

ARLINGTON, Va., USA - FEBRUARY 11, 2009 - Flash Memory technology is widely used for high density, low power non-volatile data storage in mobile and PC markets. The upcoming Flash Storage Summits, hosted by JEDEC in Shanghai (March 31, 2009), Taipei (April 2, 2009) and San Jose, California (April 6-7, 2009), are the place to hear about future trends, the latest proposals and proposed standards for this key technology from leading industry companies. Speakers and workshop instructors will include representatives from Agilent, Aigo, Avant, Denali, Numonyx, PSC, RIM, Samsung, Seagate, Spansion, and Toshiba.

A wide range of presentation topics will be included in these summits - attendees will learn about the latest advancements and industry proposals on such topics as:

  • Mobile Storage Applications
  • Validation for Flash Memory Systems
  • Forecast and Market Trends for Flash
  • Solid State Drives
  • Flash Cards
  • Next Generation Technologies – Universal Flash Storage

The San Jose Summit will include a second day of back-to-back workshops, including an SSD workshop facilitated by Seagate and a Flash Components workshop facilitated by Samsung.

“Flash memory is a fast-growing, diverse memory storage solution with a wide range of applications, and attendees at JEDEC’s Flash Storage Summits will benefit from access to the most up–to-date information about industry advancements and future trends,” said Mian Quddus, Chairman of JEDEC’s Board of Directors.

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