top of page

Webinar #7 - Market Impacts: Supply Chain Disruptions in Materials Markets

Webinars #7 through #10 allow audience members to better understand the impacts of the pandemic on high-tech markets. Webinar #7 focuses on supply chain disruptions to materials used in the high-tech sector.

Registration is Closed
See other events
Webinar #7 - Market Impacts: Supply Chain Disruptions in Materials Markets
Webinar #7 - Market Impacts: Supply Chain Disruptions in Materials Markets


May 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Starts 8 AM Local Time San Francisco, USA

Proposed Agenda

Welcome and Introductions

Overview: Understanding the Disease and Its Impact

Framework to Assess Impacts of the Pandemic on the High-Tech Sector

The Critical Role of Materials in the High-Tech Sector

  • Introduction to the Materials Market from Extraction to Wafers & Bulk Materials
  • The Role of Materials in the Manufacturing of EEE Objects (i.e. Components and Assemblies)

Understanding the Impact of COVID-19: A Focus on Material Suppliers

  • COVID-19’s Impact on Customer Demand
  • Essential Employees: Determining Who Remains On-Site
  • Minimizing Risks to Employees While Ensuring Productivity
  • Manufacturing & Facility Operations During Uncertain Times
  • The Role of Redundancy in Mitigating Site Closures
  • Stability of the Supply Chain
  • Synchronization Across the Value Chain
  • Access to Capital and Markets
  • Working with Government to Address Pandemic Impacts

Actions Taken to Alleviate COVID-19 Impacts to Customers

Roundtable Discussion and Q&A

Conclusions and Next Steps


Lita Shon-Roy, President & CEO, TECHCET / Critical Materials Council of Semiconductor Fabs (CMC Fabs)

To view speaker biographies, please click here

NOTE:  The agenda above is subject to change, especially as our collective knowledge of the impacts of the pandemic improves. A final agenda will be posted here no later than May 1. All webinars will be recorded and made available after the live broadcast.

We are offering discounted rates to members of our partners and sponsors. Please visit our partnership page for more information on participating organizations. 

Share This Event

To see your local start time, please click here.

bottom of page