JEDEC to Host Flash Storage Summit in San Jose, CA

Event to Highlight the Future of Flash Memory

ARLINGTON, Va., USA - MARCH 17, 2009 - Flash Memory technology is widely used for high density, low power non-volatile data storage in mobile and PC markets. JEDEC Solid State Technology Association's upcoming Flash Storage Summit in San Jose, CA on April 6-7 will highlight the latest proposals and proposed standards for this key technology from leading industry companies. Speakers and workshop instructors will include representatives from Agilent, CST, Denali, Numonyx, Qualcomm, RIM, Samsung, Seagate, Spansion, and Toshiba.

Product designers, applications engineers, system designers and IT technical staff will be able to add considerably to their professional development in these financially challenging times; the conference registration fee is just $75 for members and $100 for non-members through March 20th.

The conference on Monday, April 6 will feature a wide range of flash-related topics. Attendees will learn about the latest advancements and industry proposals on:

  • 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

On Tuesday, April 7, back to back workshops will offer attendees an opportunity to explore topic areas in detail, including an SSD workshop facilitated by Seagate and a Flash Components/UFS/e-MMC v. 4.4 workshop facilitated by Spansion and Toshiba.

"Flash memory is an increasingly popular storage solution with a wide range of applications, which presents a critical focus for today's design engineers and their technical staff, one well suited for the focus of a JEDEC summit," said Mian Quddus, Chairman of JEDEC's Board of Directors.

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