Quebec to host spring event for flexible & hybrid electronics
Learn, connect and partner at CPES2019 on May 16-17 in Bromont QC
Canada’s premier conference and trade show exhibition for flexible and hybrid electronics (FHE) is coming this spring to Bromont, Quebec – a hotbed of the Canadian semiconductor industry, where significant investment is ongoing.
The fifth annual CPES2019 Symposium, an educational and networking focused event will be held May 16-17 at Domaine Chateau-Bromont hotel/resort, in the heart of the Eastern Townships, 85km east of Montreal. The conference will feature industry leading Canadian and international speakers, exploring all facets of FHE, including flexible, stretchable, and 2D/3D printable electronics; smart textiles and wearables; and flex-integrated circuit technologies, software and applications.
“Flexible and hybrid electronics (FHE) enable hundreds of new applications in various verticals by adding intelligence to ordinary objects with unique form factors,” says Mark Majewski, who recently took over as CEO of the intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance, organizers of the event.
New leader appointed
Majewski, a 30-year veteran of the Canadian technology industry and former geographic director at a major semiconductor company, has extensive experience in the electronics and technology industries in Canada. He’s also been a key leader at several startups, volunteers as a mentor at the RIC Centre and Haltech, and most recently was the technology lead for business development at Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE).
“I’ve taken this role because I believe in FHE and its future,” says Majewski. “All electronics players in Canada who want to expand their capabilities should be looking at this technology as it goes mainstream. Not only does FHE open the doors to new products and applications, it also has incredible value in augmenting and improving everyday electronics products that already exist.”
His goal as CEO is to unite the growing critical mass of Canadian printable, flexible and hybrid electronics (FHE) companies and research with the country’s electronics and semiconductor industries. Majewski seeks to leverage the breadth of his contacts, experience and knowledge to successfully position intelliFLEX and its members within the massive industry. A not-for-profit industry alliance, intelliFLEX is moving its head office from Ottawa to the Greater Toronto Area, bringing it physically closer to the heart of Canada’s electronics industry.
For more information on CPES2019 Printable, Flexible, Wearable Electronics Symposium visit: https://intelliflex.org/cpes2019