Display Industry Forum(Thursday, Aug 30, 2018)

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2018 IMID “Display Industry Forum”

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

BEXCO, Busan

The purpose of the IMID “Display Industry Forum” is to explore business issues facing the display industry. We believe there is always uncertainty regarding the outlook for the cyclical display supply chain. In addition, there are numerous technologies currently impacting the near and long term outlook of the display supply chain which also warrant significant attention including large sized OLEDs, quantum dot color filters, micro LEDs and more. As a result, we are proposing the following agenda, which is subject to change, which addresses the near term display supply chain outlook as well as looks into emerging technologies and materials which could significantly impact the display market outlook. It will also examine where there are opportunities for elevated growth and profits in the display supply chain as a result of these emerging technologies.

8:00 AM Doors Open

9:00 – 9:05 IMID Representative Welcome

9:05 – 9:10 Conference Chair Welcome

9:10 – 10:30 Display Market Outlook

This session will examine the results and outlook for the display supply chain and determine where growth and profits are most likely. Presenters include leading market and financial analysts.
Presenters are likely to include analysts from 3 of the following (or similar) organizations:

10:30 – 10:50 Networking Break

10:50 – 12:15 Supply Chain Executive Session

This session will feature panel, equipment and materials suppliers and their views on a wide variety of subjects that will drive growth and higher margins. Expect to hear executive views on flexible OLEDs, foldable OLED technology, quantum dot technology, OLEDTVs, ink jet printing, Micro LEDs, 10.5G fab costs and outlook, US LCD production, future capex and more. Presenters likely to include executives from the following companies:

12:15 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 TV Market & Technology Outlook

This session will feature both industry analysts and executives from TV brands and the TV supply chain. It will cover the TV market outlook for units, revenues, adoption of larger sizes, key price points, HDR, 4K and 8K, OLEDs vs. QDs and much more.
Participants likely to include analysts/executives from:

2:15 – 3:30 Smartphone Market and Technology Outlook

This session will feature presentations from smartphone brands, smartphone market analysts, panel suppliers and other companies in the smartphone supply chain. It will cover the outlook for smartphones, 5G, 18x9 displays, OLED vs. LCD penetration, rigid vs. curved vs. foldable and more. Participants to include:

3:30 – 5:30 Technologies Enabling Next Generation Displays - Foldable, QD CFs, QLEDs, Micro LEDs and more.

This session will feature presentations from companies developing technologies enabling tomorrow’s displays. It will cover executives from materials suppliers, equipment suppliers and more. It will also pay attention to companies solving manufacturing challenges with Micro LEDs. A panel session will also be included. Presenters expected executives from 6 of the following companies:

5:30 – 6:30 – Networking Reception

* Confirmed speakers or companies are in blue font.

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2018 IMID “Display Industry Forum”

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

BEXCO, Busan

Gold Sponsorship for One Conference ($7,500)

  • Opportunity to speak or participate as a panelist at the Display Industry Forum
  • Company name/logo included in event emails with weblink
  • Six passes to the Display Industry Forum
  • Full page advertisement in printed Display Industry Forum program guide
  • Logo on Display Industry Forum website
  • Opportunity to sponsor lunch, cocktail reception, digital signage or distribute a logo item
    (USB, lanyards, pens, notepads and/or collateral to attendees) in Display Industry Forum

Silver Sponsorship for One Conference ($4,500)

  • Company name/logo included in event emails with weblink
  • Four passes to the Display Industry Forum
  • Full page advertisement in printed Display Industry Forum program guide
  • Logo on Display Industry Forum website
  • Opportunity to sponsors for lunch or reception

Bronze Sponsorship for One Conference ($2,500)

  • Two passes to the Display Industry Forum
  • Half page advertisement in printed Display Industry Forum program guide
  • Logo on Display Industry Forum website

* Contact DSCC at calvin@displaysupplychain.com or +82-10-456-7591 for additional information.

About Display Supply Chain Consultants(DSCC)

DSCC was formed in mid-2016 from partners with more than 100 years combined experience in the display industry. DSCC successfully organized the 2017 SID Business Track, which generated record revenues and profits, and DSCC is currently organizing the 2018 SID Business Track, with early registrations significantly exceeding the 2017 records.

DSCC is less than two years old, but DSCC principals have been involved in the display event business since the 1990s and have put on numerous successful conferences. DSCC’s foundation dates to the SID Business Conference in 2016, and DSCC was pleased to organize the successful SID business track in 2017. DSCC principals have for many years been committed to the success of SID and its events, as sponsors, presenters, and organizers, and DSCC will commit the expertise and network of its entire organization to this important work. DSCC currently has 9 employees, four in the USA, three in Japan, one in China and one in Korea, with plans for continued growth.

DSCC aims to provide its clients with insights, intelligence and analysis on critical trends affecting the entire display supply chain consisting of:

  • Flat panel manufacturing equipment suppliers
  • Flat panel materials manufacturers
  • Panel suppliers
  • OEMs
  • Brands
  • Distributors
  • Retailers
  • Financial community

With flexible/rollable/foldable OLED displays emerging which could breathe new life into the stagnant smartphone, tablet and PC markets, the founders believed it was an excellent time to dedicate themselves to display market research and consulting. These new form factors will create significant uncertainty throughout the display supply chain, requiring a trusted source of industry expertise and guidance. With the coming revival of display manufacturing in the USA, DSCC’s US-based expertise has formed an important resource to educate the industry and related parties about the display industry.

DSCC provides consulting expertise to companies in the display industry and related industries.
Recent consulting projects have included:

  • Quantifying the cost of a high PPI OLED manufacturing approach, which doesn’t use fine metal masks (FMMs).
  • Determining cost savings from IJP OLED TV panel printing and hybrid printing.
  • Creating a model to predict ELA supply/demand in tools and panels.
  • Determining 10.5G litho tool capacity and 10.5G litho tool forecasts.
  • Helping to educate US states on the display market to bid for Foxconn fabs.
  • Helping a large potential display buyer with display purchasing.
  • Providing deep insight on thin film encapsulation equipment, markets and opportunities.
  • Insight into sizing different equipment segments and predicting company revenues
  • Analysis of cost structure and market opportunity for advanced quantum dot LCD designs
  • Evaluation of market opportunity and technology trends in microchip projection market
  • Sizing and forecasting the OLED AOI and array test markets and forecasting these markets out to 2021

DSCC also offers many reports focused on the display supply chain, including:

  • Quarterly OLED Supply/Demand and Capital Spending Report
  • Quarterly Display Capex and Equipment Service
  • Weekly Display Supply Chain Monitor
  • Quarterly Display Supply Chain Financial Health Report
  • Quarterly OLED Shipment and Fab Utilization Report
  • Quarterly Smartphone Display Cost Report
  • Quarterly OLED Materials Report (in partnership with the OLED Association)
  • Quarterly Advanced TV Display Cost Report
  • Foldable Display Technology and Market Report
  • 8K TV Report (in partnership with Insight Media)A full list of reports with descriptions can be found