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NEW    –    International Wireless Packaging Consortium
Interactive Technical Workshop


Limited to 100 seats
First Registered, First Served


Future SmartPhone 
Power Management  

Devices, Architectures and Packaging
to move from 100 to 300 standby hours

For 1XRTT, GPRS/EDGE and future WCDMA Portable Mobile Devices

& Tour

Microsoft Consumer Experience Center

Hosted by:  Microsoft

May 10-13, 2004
, WA

DoubleTree Hotel Bellevue
300-112th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA  98004
Phone: 425-455-1300
Fax: 425-455-0466



Organized by the International Wireless Packaging Consortium


Click HERE to Register for Workshop 

Moderated by
Don Brown, Director, IWPC
Rene Douville, Technical Director, IWPC

Workshop Background

The IWPC has held 7 previous workshops on handset packaging.


We have learned about design philosophies, manufacturing issues, integration options, materials issues, OEM/EMS/Supply Chain relationships and environmental design and manufacturing challenges.


Microsoft is playing a KEY global role in future handsets – known as Windows Mobile ™  SmartPhones.  Microsoft’s vision of "Windows ™ Everywhere" combined with their willingness to enable design and manufacturing companies, worldwide, to design and develop portable wireless devices which will operate with the Microsoft Windows Mobile ™ Operating Systems and Applications is changing this industry in significant ways.


The wireless industry supply chain must understand the Microsoft vision and make appropriate technical and investment decisions.

Workshop Goal

The GOAL of this workshop is to bring the entire portable wireless industry supply chain together with the Microsoft experts who are defining the future SmartPhone to explore the needs and available technologies to support current and future Portable Mobile Wireless requirements.

Monday, May 10, 2004

7:00 PM

Social Reception

 At Hotel

Tuesday, May 11, 2004

7:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast


8:00 AM

Opening remarks


8:15 AM

Attendee Introductions

9:00 AM

Keynote Presentations


What is Microsoft's vision of the mobile platform and future SmartPhones?


What are the "Windows Everywhere" requirements, and how do these requirement shape the hardware requirements of the future?


What are the power requirements of future SmartPhones?


Microsoft’s View of Future Portable Wireless Mobile Device Platforms

Dave Groom
Lead Program Manager
Mobile Devices Product Group

Technology Requirements of Future Portable Wireless Mobile Device Platforms

Jeremy Jacobson
Lead Hardware Developer
Mobile Devices Product Group

10:15 AM


10:45 AM

Service Providers views


What do the service providers see as being important to their customers from future mobile data platforms?




Carrier Perspective on Usage Time (and Power Consumption)

Steve Werden
Director, Device Evolution
Verizon Wireless


An Operator’s View of Mobile Data User Requirements

Pawan Chaturvedi
Sr. Business Development Manager
Sprint PCS


11:45 AM

Interactive Panel Session


The previous speakers plus invited speakers will be available to discuss and review overall vision of future SmartPhone requirements - with an emphasis on Power Management and Global Supply Chain requirements.


All Previous Speakers plus invited panel members

12:15 PM


1:15 PM

power management options and Technologies


  • Power management technologies
    • RF & Digital Chip set roadmaps to minimize power consumption
    • Fuel cell technologies
    • Battery technologies
  • Hardware assisted acceleration technology options
  • Multi-mode/multi-band and short range radio options taking power management into account
  • Software Definable Radio – future options for handsets
  • ODM/EMS - design, development and manufacturing

An Improved Power Solution for Portable Electronics

Juan Becerra
VP Product Development
MTI MicroFuel Cells Inc.

Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Portable Power Update

Adam Briggs
VP Product Management
Millennium Cell, Inc.

Fuel Cell & Power Management - Future Needs

Dr. Ron Kelley
MTS, Advanced Product Technology Center

Battery Energy Trends and the Comparison with Fuel Cells

Kurt Kelty
Panasonic Energy Solutions Lab

3:00 PM


3:30 PM

power management options and Technologies



Power and Energy Challenges

Murthi Nanja
Staff Engineer

Dynamic Power Performance Scaling

Premanand Sakarda
Advanced Technology Group Manager
Intel Corp.

PowerWise Technology for Improved Power Management 

Gordon Mortensen
Engineering Manager - Advanced Technology
National Semiconductor

Technologies for Mobile LCD's to Enhance Power Savings

Joel Pollack
VP/Display Business Unit
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas

5:30 PM


7:00 PM

Dinner and Entertainment

Bellevue WA Style






Wednesday, May 12, 2004

7:30 AM



8:30 AM

Enabling technologies from the wireless Industry supply chain


  • Device Packaging Technologies
  • Module Technologies
  • Assembly and Process Technologies
  • System Packaging Technologies
  • Materials Options
    • Ceramics
    • Organic substrate materials
    • Plastic cases
    • Solders
    • Adhesives
    • Metals
  • Antennas
  • Displays
  • Shielding
  • Design Tools
  • Cabling and connectors
  • Testing
  • Others…

Impact of SDR on Future SmartPhones

Allan Margulies
Software Defined Radio Forum

Digital Transmitters

Radwan Husseini

Manager, Business Dev.

Techniques to Increase PA Efficiency and Power Control

Peter Bealo
Handset Product Line Manager
Fairchild Semiconductor

Low Power Consumption Handset Modules

Roger Benson
Package Design Manager

10:10 AM


10:40 AM

Enabling technologies from the wireless Industry supply chain


Adhesives -- Driving to Smaller Handsets, Faster to Market

David P. Peard
Business Manager
Emerson & Cuming

Power Savings using Advanced Passive Components

Michael Alferman
Director Application Eng.

Reducing Power Consumption of Smartphone Memory Subsystem By More Than 10x Via Advanced Memory/Storage Solutions

Ivan Greenberg
Director, Strategic Marketing, Semiconductor Business

12:00 pm



1:00 PM

Set Up Break Out Sessions Working Groups


Questions to be answered:


1.      What are the gaps in:




2.      What is needed from the supply chain to address these gaps?

3.      What can the IWPC do to assist?


The group will interactively discuss and identify opportunities for future fruitful development.


We will break into small working groups and allow members to interact with like and no-so-like minded professionals.


The goal of this process is to clarify the needs and identify new opportunities for development.


Each working group will identify a leader and at the end, the leader will make a short presentation on the findings and conclusions of their group.

1:15 PM

Breakout sessions


3:15 PM

Breakout session reports

Each Working Group Leader will make a 10 minute presentation to summarize the Wish List Items and Conclusions of his/her working group.


Group will come together and have an interactive discussion to exchange and challenge ideas presented by working group leaders.


This process dramatically expands the thinking of the attendees.

4:15 pm

Take-aways & Closing remarks


5:00 PM



7:30 PM

Dinner (Dutch) 


 For those who desire to join us, we get together to enjoy good friends, good food, good wine and [really] bad jokes



Thursday, May 13, 2004


Tour of the

Microsoft Consumer Experience Center

Transportation will be provided from/to hotel and tour location.







IWPC Interactive Technical Workshops, available to IWPC members only (2 persons per IWPC Member Company), unlike traditional conferences and workshops, are highly interactive and are attended by senior technology and business leaders who make a commitment to cooperate to forward advanced packaging technology.



Deadline for electronic version of handout materials:  April 28, 2004


ALL attendees AND pre-approved guests will be asked to cover out of pocket workshop costs such as food, entertainment, booklet copying, audio/visual costs, etc. 

We estimate that these costs will be approximately $475. (US) per person.
(final cost to be determined as we get closer to the actual workshop date)


Attendees AND pre-approved guests will be asked to pay this fee in advance with either Visa, Mastercard, American Express, cash, personal check or business check.


Make checks payable to IWPC.



DoubleTree Hotel Bellevue
300-112th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA  98004
Phone: 425-455-1300
Fax: 425-455-0466


Please contact the hotel directly to make reservations at the IWPC room block rate of $139.  Please make reservations before April 26, 2004.



All projector formats will be available for the speakers.  

·         Computer projector  

·         Overhead projector  

In addition, we plan to audiotape all presentations and the interactive discussions. This tape will be transcribed and made available to all IWPC members.



Business cards will be collected at the door from all attendees. We will make copies of these cards, which will be available to all who provided a business card.



Business casual suggested.    No ties, please !!




It is our intention to prepare a handout booklet. We propose its contents be as follows:

For ALL IWPC members:  


All IWPC members are invited to submit a maximum of 4 pages of materials to include in this handout booklet. These pages should NOT BE SALES MATERIALS. Rather, we suggest it contain technical information about your technology as it relates to the workshop topics.

For all companies who will be making a presentation at the Workshop:  


You are invited to submit an advance copy of your presentation, complete with graphics and illustrations.

This booklet will be copied and handed out at the workshop and included in the IWPC Web site.  

Please submit these materials either by email, as a Word for Windows file or Power Point files.  


Please send ALL presentation materials to:

[email protected]


or by snail mail to:


610 Louis Drive, Suite 301

Warminster, PA  18974      USA


Click HERE to Register for Workshop