NEIMME Conference 2024: Supporting the Future of Northern Semiconductor Industries

Next generation electronics, using advanced materials, are opening vast new horizons that impact on every facet of society. North East England is at the vanguard of many of these and home to over 30 companies and organisations driving multiple revolutions. Already over 1800 people are employed locally in the sector with growth forecasts expected to generate a further 2700 jobs by 2027.

This conference aims to raise the profile of our regions semiconductor industry, highlight the industrial and academic work being undertaken by the sector in the North East, and to support the skills required for it to develop further by showcasing the work of local PhD students and giving an opportunity for students to network with industry.

This conference includes speakers from academia, DSIT and members from both the North East Advanced Material Electronics cluster as well as other invited speakers. The conference sessions and a selection of speakers are below.

Registration Fees:
NEIMME Members: £65 (+£6.13 Eventbrite Fee)
Non-Members: £70 (+£6.55 Eventbrite Fee)
Students: £35 (+£3.62 Eventbrite Fee)


09:00-10:30 – Session 1 (Overview of the NEAME Cluster)
11.00-12:30 – Session 2 (Regional and UK Semiconductor Policy)
13:30-15:00 – Session 3 (Future Directions for Semiconductors and Skills)
15:30-17:00 – Session 4 (Future Directions for NE Semiconductors)

Please Register via the Eventbrite Page

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Opportunities to Support the Conference
We are extremely grateful to our supporters. If you would like to express an interest in sponsoring this event please contact:

Conference Hotel Rates
We’re delighted to have partnered with the Newcastle Gateshead Initiative (NGI) to offer delegate rates at local hotels. Further information about booking is here.

Confirmed Speakers:

The North of England Institute
of Mining and Mechanical Engineers

The North of England Institute is based in Newcastle and is the Royal Chartered membership organisation for engineering, science and technology in the North. This conference forms part of our remit to provide contemporary science to a public audience, as well as supporting academia and industry in the North.

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