2018 SID/DSCC Business Conference Monday, May 21, 2018 LA Convention Center
7:30 AMDoors Open – Continental Breakfast Served 8:00 – 8:05 SID President Welcome 8:05 – 8:10 Conference Overview from Conference Chair
8:10 – 9:45 Economic Health of the Display Supply Chain/Best Investment Outlook/MicroLED Outlook and Likelihood for Disruption This session will examine the results and outlook for the display supply chain. Analysts will weigh in on where growth and profits are most likely and which segment of the display supply chain and companies offer the best investment outlook. In addition, the analysts will weigh in on whether and how microLEDs can disrupt the display market. Presenters include leading market and financial analysts.
9:55 – 11:25 Display 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 timing, quantum dot technology, OLED TVs, ink jet printing, microLEDs, 10.5G fab costs and outlook, US LCD production, future capex and more. Presenters include Marketing and Strategy executives from the following companies:
This session will feature a roundtable of executives from TV brands, TV market analysts and a leading cinematographer. It will cover the TV market outlook for units, revenues, adoption of larger sizes, key price points, HDR and WCG, 4K and 8K, OLED vs. QD performance and costs and much more. Participants include executives from the following companies:
1:30 – 2:50 Smartphone Market and Technology Outlook This session will feature presentations from panel suppliers, market analysts, touchscreen manufacturers and a foldable cover film manufacturer. It will cover the outlook for smartphones, smartphone displays (LTPS vs. rigid OLED vs. flexible OLED), challenges and solutions for touchscreens and cover films in foldable displays and much more.
3:00 – 5:30 Technologies Enabling Next Generation Displays - Foldable/Rollable OLEDs, Ink Jet Printing TVs, QD CFs, QLEDs, MicroLEDs and more.
This session will feature presentations from companies developing technologies enabling tomorrow’s displays. It will cover executives from materials suppliers and equipment suppliers developing technologies that will solve critical challenges and accelerate growth for mobile OLEDs, OLED TVs, foldable/rollable displays, quantum dot displays, MicroLEDs and more. Participants include executives from the following companies: