The Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference (SPCC)

The 20th Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference

semiconductor wafer
The Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference (SPCC) is the world’s largest conference dedicated to cleaning and preparation. The SPCC was managed by Sematech from 2002 – 2014, and taken over by Linx Consulting in 2015.

SPCC offers a unique opportunity for IC manufacturers, equipment makers, chemical and material suppliers, metrology and process monitoring suppliers, and researchers to hear presentations on cutting edge research cleaning technologies for the electronics industry. The scope of the conference encompasses front-end, back-end, equipment, materials, metrology, and equipment developments and issues in wafer cleaning.

The conference is comprised of invited presentations, reviewed technical oral presentations and posters covering all aspects of cleaning. Invited expert speakers will review key aspects of the surface preparation and cleaning markets.

SPCC Moves to Boston

Dates: April 10 and 11, 2018
Location: Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, MA

Network with Industry Experts

Technologists, academics, product managers, and marketing managers focused on solving problems in semiconductor cleaning technology will benefit from the Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference.

SPCC Technical Program

Call for papers will be announced in September 2017.

For questions regarding the technical program, contact Joel Barnett, Technical Director
Phone: 512-424-1631

Contact Joel Barnett

SPCC 2018 Technical Committee

Organizing Committee

Joel Barnett – TEL (Chair)
Ajay Bhatnagar – AMAT
Chris Sparks – Air Liquide
Craig Huffman – Micron
Evelyn Kennedy – Honeywell
Frank Holsteyns – imec
Glenn Gale – TEL
Jagdish Prasad – Lam Research
Jeff Butterbaugh – TEL
Jim Snow – DNS
Jin-Goo Park – Hanyang University
Martin Knotter – NXP
Rick Reidy – University of North Texas
Shariq Siddiqui – IBM Alliance
Thomas Phely-Bobin – Entegris
Viorel Balan – CEA-Leti
Yongsun Koh – Samsung
Zhenxing Han – Micron