November 23-24, 2023

Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa

Creating a vibrant and sustainable
semiconductor ecosystem to benefit Canada

CMC Microsystems is proud to present the 2023 Canadian Semiconductor Symposium, November 23 and 24 at the Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa. 

The agenda will feature prominent voices from across Canada’s semiconductor ecosystem, from business leaders and researchers, to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.  


In collaboration with BDC
Deep Tech Venture Fund

Preliminary Agenda

Day one

November 23

Semiconductor Ecosystem Strategy and Planning  

The Canadian Semiconductor Ecosystem:
Capabilities and Opportunities in key technologies: 

  • Silicon Photonics   
  • Quantum   
  • MEMS  
  • Packaging, Assembly and Testing  

Panel discussion:
The importance of accessing cost effective prototyping 

Government of Canada
Investments and Policy in Support of Innovation  

Prototyping and Small Volume Manufacturing
in University-based Micro/Nano labs

Canada as a Home for Design Centres  

Panel discussion:
Where do we go from Here

Reception and Networking 

Day two

November 24

New Ventures in the Semiconductor Ecosystem  

Resources for start-ups:
Presentations from the Business Development Bank of Canada’s (BDC) Deep Tech Venture Fund, other venture capital resources, and CMC’s Virtual Incubator Environment (VIE) 

Presentations and  pitches
from some of Canada’s most promising emerging firms 

Networking opportunities 

Registration information will follow shortly.

Keep in touch with us:  


Canada’s Semiconductor Ecosystem, Accelerated

A Proposal to Canada’s Federal Government

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