IDEA (International Distribution of Electronics Association) is to stage its first executive conference.
The event is planned for May 31 in Milan. Three keynote speakers and four industry speakers will be presenting at the one day conference.
Arthur Visser, Managing Director, Europe for Bishop Associates will talk on the Road Ahead for the Connector Industry. An Avnet View of Collaboration in the Electronic Components Market is the theme for Georg Steinberger, Vice President, Communications, Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA.
Glenn Palmer, Managing Director - European Distribution at Murata will take a view on Industrial Collaboration from a Murata Perspective.
Ralph Schneider from the Fraunhofer Institute will present on SustainHub - A European Project for a Responsible Supply Network.
The burgeoning Chinese electronics market always grabs the attention. Amy Wang, Vice President, China Outlook Consulting will present an update on The Electronic Components Market in China.
What's Happening in the Global Semiconductor Industry? That's the question ace industry analyst Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons will be addressing in his presentation. A channel for helping design engineers is the subject for industry veteran Gary Kibblewhite. He will be looking at the Fortronic programme of events.
The conference is followed by a panel session. The conference has been timed to coincide with the Italian Distributors Association annual gala dinner where 400 attendees are expected.
For more details go to http://www.ideaelectronics.com/