Contact Information


Yana Nazarova
+1 (512) 879-4208

Date & Location

May 30 – June 1, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel
208 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704

About The Ultrapure Micro Conference

The Ultrapure Micro conference explores the latest trends in microelectronics industry water and chemicals management.

The technical program has multiple, topically oriented tracks, roundtable sessions and hands-on, in-depth training sessions in advance of the conference to serve as a primer or refresher. No other industry event covers the breadth or depth of water and chemical issues for semiconductors.

Meet The Co-Moderators
UPMicro 2018 is proud to announce the Keynote Speakers

Mustafa Badaroglu, Qualcomm & John Painter, GlobalFoundries

Dr. Mustafa Badaroglu is staff program manager at Qualcomm managing the feasibility demonstration of advanced technologies through the supplier hub, as well as enabling ramp-up of flagship chips in foundries. He has more than 22 years of execution and management experience accumulated on System-on-Chip (SoC) design from concept to volume production, process technology, and design-technology co-optimization. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and holds a Master of Industrial Management, both from KU Leuven. He holds more than 50 published patents and he has (co)-authored over 100 publications in scientific journals/proceedings. He is the chair of More Moore section in International Roadmap for Devices and Systems (IRDS). He is a senior member of IEEE.

John Painter is Senior Director of Facilities Operations for GlobalFoundries Fab 8​ in Malta, New York​. He has 35 years of experience spanning environmental compliance, high purity and ultrapure water treatment systems design and operations, facilities technology development and executive facilities operations leadership​. His experience includes over 7 years in nuclear power operations, 6 years in water treatment equipment and services​ ​​for​ hundreds of industrial customers​,​ and 22 years of technical and executive leadership in ​all functions of ​facilities operations and technology development for two leading edge logic semiconductor companies. John​ received a BS in Physics from Lipscomb University, an MS in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering from Vanderbilt University and is a Registered Professional Engineer. 

2018 Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Lanyards Sponsor

Notebooks Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Cocktail sponsor

Day 1 Breaks

Welcome Reception

Wifi Connection




Hyatt Regency Hotel | 208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
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