Speaker's Name Dr. LIU, CL
Job title Chairman Company name LEDinside
Topic Welcome address
Dr. C. L. Liu received his Sc.D. degree (1962) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1962-72) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1972-98), and served as President and Professor of Computer Science at the National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan from 1998 to 2002. In addition, he serves as Board member and consultant at a number of high tech companies in Taiwan, and is active in educational as well as charitable services on a worldwide basis. His expertise is in the semiconductor area, particularly in the design and manufacturing aspects. He is a member of Academia Sinica, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Speaker's Name Dr. B.J. Lee
Job title Chairman Company name Epistar Corporation
Topic Welcome address
‧Epitaxial growth of Ⅲ-Ⅴ compound semiconductors (MOVPE、GSMBE、CBE)
‧Design and processing of photonic devices (Laser Diodes、LEDs)
‧Reaction kinetics

June 1985 Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering,
National Tsing-Hua University

June 1980 B.S. in Chemical Engineering,
National Tsing-Hua University


1996-present President
Epistar Corporation
‧Manufacturing of high Brightness LED
‧Manufacturing of Laser diode for Optical information

Speaker's Name Michael Schmitt
Job title Regional Marketing Manager APAC, Solid State Lighting Company name OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
Topic Keynote: From Market Overview to Technology to Light Quality : LED Lighting Today and Future
Michael Schmitt is Regional Marketing Manager of Solid State Lighting at OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, responsible for develop our SSL business in Asia. He is now stationed in Shanghai, China. Before his relocation, he was the Marketing Manager of Solid State Lighting business segment at OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH. Prior to that position, Schmitt was with SIEMENS AG and OSRAM GmbH since 1995. He worked in several positions in quality management and product marketing in Germany, USA and Japan. Schmitt received the Master Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering from Technical University Munich.

Speaker's Name Kenny Sun
Job title Director of Veeco's Taiwan Technology Center Company name Veeco
Topic Opportunities and Challenges of GaN-on-Si Technology
Dr. Chien Jen Sun received his B.S. degree in Physics form Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan in 1984, M.S. degree in Physics form National Tsing Hua University, HsinChu, Taiwan in 1986 and the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois in 1994. He worked as a Senior Scientist in charge of III-Nitride based UV-Visible LED and Laser diode, Waveguide Modulator, Transistor and Detector at APA OPTIC INC., Minnesota from 1994 to 1999. He was the Staff Scientist to work on III-Nitride reactor design at EMCORE Corp., New Jersey from 1999 to 2000. He came back to Taiwan and formed an epi house ,Highlink Technology Corp. He was the cofounder and CEO of Highlink Technology Corp., Hsinchu from 2000 to 2004. In year 2004~2006, he worked as a President Special Assistant at Harvatek Corporation., Hsinchu for High power LED development. Since then he joined ITRI to work on SSL Program as Deputy Director from 2006~2011. Now he works with Veeco as Director of Technology and in charge of Taiwan Technology Center.

Speaker's Name Mikhail Berest
Job title Senior VP Global Sales Director Company name Monocrystal
Topic Sapphire market review: is shortage possible?
Mr. Berest graduated from Stavropol State Agrarian University in 2003 with a degree in International Business and Economics. He joined Monocrystal in 2003 and served in various capacities including VP Purchasing. Since May 2009 Mr. Berest has been holding the position of Senior VP Global Sales.

Speaker's Name Dr. Christian Geng
Job title Vice President Southeast Asia General Manager AIXTRON Taiwan Company name AIXTRON
Topic Enabling MOCVD Technology for LED Lighting
Christian Geng studied at Florida Atlantic University, USA and University of Stuttgart, Germany. He received his Master Degree in Physics 1993 in Stuttgart working on MOCVD growth and characterization of AlGaInP. Extension in research experience was gained by working as a scientist on MOCVD growth of InP and related materials at Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, in Padova, Italy. Returning to Germany, he resumed his work at Stuttgart University to lead the 'red laser team' and achieve a PhD degree on MOVPE growth of AlGaInP lasers. He then worked at TEMIC Telefunken Microelectronic in Heilbronn, Germany as a head engineer in charge of development and production of AlGaInP UHB-LEDs by MOVPE. In 1998, he joined AIXTRON as a Product Manager for the Asia-Pacific market and in 2001 moved to Taiwan to lead the local operations as General Manager. Today, he is Vice President Southeast Asia.

Speaker's Name Scott Chen
Job title Deputy Director, Marketing Center Company name Epistar
Topic Progress and Development for Display Related Applications.
Scott Chen is the Marketing Center Deputy Director at Epistar, in charge of projection and BLU related application field (including direct-lit and edge-lit LED TVs, tablet or smart phone super bright LED display and low voltage demands). He is also in charge of management for projection related LED wafer product research management and customer strategy. Prior to Epistar, Mr. Chen was the Associate RD Director at Everlight and manager at Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute. There he was responsible for large-sized backlighting, touch devices, pico-projection module, and product development. This experience has given him in-depth knowledge about downstream technology, supply chains, and current industry development. Previously Mr. Chen was also the Project Deputy Manager at Taiwan Industrial Technology Research Institute. He led project groups for advancing packaging technology development for Flip-chip, CMOS Image Sensor Module, 3D-ICs, and Integrated circuit. Mr. Chen received a master degree from National Taiwan University Institute of Applied Mechanics. He has currently published 30 articles in the National Taiwan University Journal and Conference Papers. He also holds over 70 patents from Taiwan, China, and the United States and many more which are still in the application process.

Speaker's Name Dr. P.S. Raghavan
Job title Chief Technology Officer Company name GT Advance Technologies
Topic High Volume Manufacturing Solution for Low Cost GaN LED Epi-Stack using Multi-Wafer HVPE Tool
Dr. P.S. Raghavan is chief technology officer at GT Advanced Technologies. Dr. Raghavan brings over 23 years of industrial and academic experience in crystal growth instrumentation, crystal growth of semiconducting (Silicon, III-V and II-VI) materials, Oxides, NLO materials, scintillation detecting materials and advanced electronic and photonic devices. Prior to joining GT Solar in 2002, he was involved in crystal growth research and held positions as Visiting Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, NTHU, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Assistant Professor, Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, and Reader and Head Instrumentation, Alagappa University, India. Dr. Raghavan holds a Master's degree in Physics, a Master of Philosophy degree in Physics and a Ph. D. in Crystal Growth of III-V compounds. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at internationally acclaimed laboratories worldwide and has 60 research publications in international journals, 4 patents and 100 publications in National/International conferences. He has co-authored 3 books on Crystal Growth and has earned several international awards for his contribution to the field of crystal growth technology.

Speaker's Name Canon Huang
Job title Chairman Company name Chang Wah Electro materials
Topic Trend of LED lead-frame
Canon Huang is the chairman of Chang Wah Electromaterials Inc. Chang Wah Electromaterials Inc. was established in 1978. Chang Wah Electromaterials Inc. is a Group that cover semiconductor IC packaging, Touch panels, consumer electronic components and green energy industry. In 2009, he establish Chang Wah Technology Co., Ltd. (CWTC) which concentrated on producing the PLCC LED lead frame. In 2011 CWTC successfully applied the over 20 years experience of IC Packaging Material、Auto-Mold System、Mold Tool、Transfer Molding to develop the high performance EMC Pre-Mold LED lead frames. Now CWTC continues in mass production of EMC Pre-Mold LED lead frames, and also continually invests in developing the innovative lead frame design for new LED application.

Speaker's Name Dr. John Ho
Job title Advanced Development Manager Company name QD Vision
Topic Quantum Dot-enhanced LCD TV
Dr. John Ho is the Advanced Development Manager at QD Vision, where he is responsible for identifying and commercializing applications for quantum dot materials in both the display and lighting markets. In his role as Advanced Development Manager, Dr. Ho acts as the primary technical interface between customers and QD Vision's advanced research and development teams. He provides support for various commercial engagement and business development activities and plays an active corporate development role in establishing long-term development contracts with strategic partners. His work spans quantum dot material synthesis; new fabrication techniques, including thin-film deposition equipment design; and device architectures for efficient QD-LED light emission. Dr. Ho has several papers and patents in the fields of organic electronics and nanotechnology fabrication. Prior to QD Vision, John was a Management Consultant with Boston Consulting Group with expertise in the Healthcare/Biopharma, Enterprise Software, and Industrial Goods industries. Dr. Ho received his PhD in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where his thesis work involved the use of QDs in hybrid organic-inorganic chemosensors for trace detection of explosives.

Speaker's Name Dr. Simon Gau
Job title President & CEO Company name Liverage Biomedical Inc.
Topic LED application for cosmetic surgery
Dr. Kao Sung Ye is the current CEO of Liverage Technology, and has participated in the field of optical research throughout the early days of his career. After spending approximately 5 years working at the Industrial Technology Research Institute and another 5 years at ITRI's lighting research division, Dr. Kao went on to establish APAC Opto Electronics, which in 2002 became the first Taiwanese opto transmissions company to be listed on the Taiwanese stock exchange. In the following year, Dr. Kao founded and became the CEO of Liverage Technology. While helping Taiwan establish a leadership position in the development of optical transmission components, Dr. Kao assumed the chairman duties of the Taiwan Optical Communication Industry Alliance, and helped promote further cross-strait opportunities in 2010. In 2011, Dr. Kao became the leading director of the LED Medical Lighting Association, a group dedicated to the promotion of LED equipments in the medical field. Dr. Kao established the Liverage medical center in Zhubei Biomedical Science Park during 2013, with the goal of furthering the use of LEDs for medical applications.

Speaker's Name Dr. Yen-Hsiang Fang
Job title Electronics and Optoelectronics Research Laboratories Company name ITRI
Topic Micro LED Projection


Speaker's Name Dr. Michel Zwanenburg
Job title Marketing Director Company name Philips Lumileds
Topic Changing the way the world takes pictures
Dr. Michel Zwanenburg has been active in the LED industry for more than a decade in various technical and commercial roles. Currently he is responsible for the Consumer Segment at Philips Lumileds where he is focused on driving adoption of LEDs for Flash in Digital Imaging applications and TV Backlighting with major consumer electronics brands across the world. Dr. Zwanenburg received his Doctorate in Physics from the University of Amsterdam in 2001.

Speaker's Name Bily, Ping-Lung Wang
Job title Chairman Company name Taiwan Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry Association (TOSIA)
Topic Welcoming Speech

Mr. Bily, Ping-Lung Wang is the current President of Executive Committee of Taiwan Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry Association (TOSIA) and he is also the chairman of board of YoungTek Electronics Corp. (YTEC) and Harvatek Corporation (Harvatek).  Mr. Wang graduated from Department of Transportation & Management of National Chiao Tung University in 1978 and then became a member of cruise ship for fulfilling his dream after two-years of military service.  After spending two years at the ship he traveled around the earth twice which really opening his eyes and mind and developing his entrepreneurship of adventure, persistent and problem-solving.

Coincidentally grabbing the chance, he determinedly quitted the sailor job having good salary to join the United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) as a mid-night shift Engineer working from the bottom and established the complex relationship with semiconductor industry from then on. Along with the rapid developing of UMC and industry, Mr. Wang was rapidly promoted from Engineer to Group Leader, Deputy Manager and then Manager of manufacture department of UMC before his 30-year-old.  Three years later, he was further promoted as Factory Director of UMC’s relative company Unimicron Technology Corporation.

Mr. Wang founded and became the CEO of YTEC in 1991, after YTEC getting its position in the industry he noticed the evolution of LED package technology and believed that the future is great so he founded and became the CEO of Harvatek in the new LED area boldly.

While helping Taiwan establish a leadership position in the development of LED, Mr. Wang assumed the President duties of the TOSIA, and helped promote further cross-strait cooperation opportunities in March of this year.  Mr. Wang serves to create favorable situation for Taiwanese company, with the goal of furthering the use of high efficiency LED for market in Mainland China.

1978  Graduated from Department of Transportation & Management of National Chiao Tung University
1980~1982  3rd Officer of Wah Kwong Maritime Group
1982~1989  Engineer to Group Leader, Deputy Manager and then Manager of the United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC)
1989~1991  Factory Director of UMC’s relative company Unimicron Technology Corporation
1991~2003  CEO and Chairman of board of YoungTek Electronics Corp. (YTEC)
1995~2003  CEO of Harvatek Corporation (Harvatek)
2004~now  Chairman of board of YoungTek Electronics Corp. (YTEC), and CEO and Chairman of Harvatek Corporation (Harvatek)
2013  President of Executive Committee of Taiwan Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry Association (TOSIA)

Speaker's Name Sean Zhou
Job title Regional Marketing Director Company name Philips Lumileds
Topic Evolution and Challenges of LED Lighting LED
Mr. Zhou Xuejun has more than 15 years of marketing experience, including nearly 5 years of marketing management at Philips Lighting (China) Co., Ltd. As the marketing director (Asia) of Philips Lumileds, he is now responsible for the promotion and business development of LUXEON LEDs in Asia. Prior to joining Philips Lumileds, Mr.Zhou took many positions in Philips lighting (China) Co., Ltd, such as senior consumer product marketing manager, conventional distribution channel manager, product manager and 6 sigma black belt. He also pocesses rich marketing management experience from previous positions at Sony, Whirlpool, and other Fortune 500 firms. Mr. Zhou has an extensive practice and a deep study in product & brand management, distribution channel establishment, marketing process improvement, etc.

Speaker's Name Calvin Yeh
Job title Global Strategic Marketing Manager Company name Merck
Topic LED Phosphor application on Backlighting and General Lighting
Calvin Yeh is Global Strategic marketing manager in Merck, responsible for lighting strategy development and execution. His background is Chemical Engineering and graduate from National Taiwan University of Science and technology. He started his career with LCD industry in LCD process integration then optical film product sales team management for 5 years. In 2007, he joined Merck new business development department for managing product development and sales in optical film material, etching and surface treatment materials for Touch Panel, and phosphor for solid state lighting.

Speaker's Name Yoshihiko Naito
Job title Sales Manager Company name Nichia
Topic The Technology Development of LED Packaging for Lighting
Over 10 years working in LED lighting segment at Nichia of Japan (HQ), Michigan US and Taiwan offices. At Japan HQ, he was in charge of business planning. Due to Nichia's direct sales policy, he was transferred at overseas subsidiary offices. After US office for 4 years, he is now in Taiwan since 2011. Currently leading LED introduction for lighting industries in Taiwan. Prior to joining Nichia, he has experience in semiconductor industry for 7 years.

Speaker's Name Scarphen Sun
Job title Principal Engineer Company name Seoul Semiconductor
Topic ACRICH on lighting applications
Offer the technique supporting during the SSC products promoting; give the totaol solution to customer; give the suggestion during the manufacturing of customer; solve the QA issue

Speaker's Name Jacky Liu
Job title Sr. Sales Manager
(Board Director of TLFEA)
Company name BJB Electric Taiwan Corporation
Topic Connecting Technology Of LED And Automation For LED Luminaire Production
Over 14 years working in BJB Taiwan, Jacky Liu has undergone the professional training in BJB Headquarter in Germany, advanced training of dim and non-dim ballasts and drivers as well as DALI system in TRIDONIC Headquarter in Austria and Great China Region Office in Shanghai, and sophisticated experiences in BJB Taiwan. Now, Jacky Liu serves as Sr. Sales Manager. In addition to supporting with the Managing Director in respect of the office management, major works include to plan product promotion, to establish customer relationship management, and to make and execute the marketing strategy. Not only being researching more in LED lighting applications, modularization and exchangeability, but also been invited as a speaker, like Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA), Philips China, Topology Research Institute, Taiwan Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry Association (TOSIA), Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA), Guangzhou Int'l Lighting Exhibition (GILE), and Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Association (TLLIA), and topics include about LED lighting application, modularization and connecting technology as well as Zhaga Consortium and its specifications.

Speaker's Name Vincent Chu
Job title Senior Manager, Field Application Engineering, APEC Company name CREE
Topic The LED packaging technology and its applications
Vincent is the Senior Manager for Cree APEC. He has over 16 years experience in semiconductor and LED lighting industry. He has experience in large outdoor/architectural LED lighting, commercial and consumer LED lighting applications. He holds a MBA degree from the University of Birmingham, UK and Bachelor degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK.

Speaker's Name Steve Chiu
Job title General Manager Company name Davinci Lighting
Topic LED Lighting for commercial space – in Europe / North American market

Speaker's Name Lawrence Lin
Job title Marketing & Sales General Manager Company name MLS Lighting
Topic The standards of retrofit LED lamps
Mr. Lawrence Lin has worked in the LED industry for more than 16 years. Since2012, start to build the MLS lighting products distributing channels in China, America, Europe and Asia. Right now MLS lighting already has more than 5000 retail shop & 100 Agents. As one of the well-known company in the LED retrofit lamps, MLS ships over millions TLED & Bulb per month.

Speaker's Name C.C. Hwang
Job title Art Director Company name BeLight.com
Topic What Is The Best Lighting Design?

Speaker's Name Alexander, C.N. Sun
Job title Principal n' Managing Director Company name GUANG Lighting Design
Topic LED Lighting in hotels and grand residences
Alexander CN Sun, the founder of GUANG Lighting Designers Associates Inc., focus on LED architectural lighting design, is the IALD Lighting Designer and IEST member. At GUANG, we have consistently been following the development of digital architecture design and advanced lighting technology in our works. Now CN Sun is also the specialist member of the LED lighting professional competence appraisal committee in Taiwan. Not only being invited to establish the lighting professional certification system and the lighting professional education program, but also offer the lighting courses at NTUT, CYCU, KSU, NUK, Industrial Technology Research Institute and Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association, etc. With the LED lighting design works and teaching experience which has accumulated over decade, some well knew project achievements of our team including the Urban lighting design at the Love River in Kaohsiung, the bridges on Tamsui River in Taipei, Bitan Lake and the Tamsui fisherman's wharf in New Taipei City, Exhibition lighting plan for the Pavilion of Taipei in 2010 Shanghai World Expo, Civic architectural lighting for Taipei World Trade Center & Taipei International Conference Center and the lighting for V Landscape bridge of International Airport MRT, Hotel interior lighting for Grand HYATT Taipei & Regent and lots of lighting plan for Residential / Office buildings in Taiwan and China.

Speaker's Name Roger Chu
Job title Green Energy Division Research Director Company name LEDinside
Topic 2014 LED Market Outlook
Roger Chu oversees the Green Energy Business Unit of TrendForce Corp., and specializes in market research on the LED industry, including end-product makers ranging from LED components, lighting, backlight to manufacturers. Additionally, he also handles the research on batteries in the Green Energy Business Unit. Mr.Chu once was an analyst at DRAMeXchange. He also worked for Hua Nan Securities as an analyst and Qunmao Management Consulting Company as a management trainee. His previous research scope covered DRAM, packaging and testing as well as other electronic industries.

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