Conference Chair's Message

General Chair's Post-Event Message for Flash Memory Summit 2022

Chuck SobeyChuck Sobey
FMS Conference Chair

Thank you for a fantastic in-person return to FMS! The enthusiasm and broad-based attendance from across the industry exceeded our expectations. Most returning shows are fortunate to have a third of their pre-pandemic attendance. We had over 2/3 of our pre-pandemic numbers!

It was great to see old friends reconnecting, and new relationships being made. The hallways were filled with people taking impromptu meetings and making plans for future partnerships. We are glad you were there. And if you couldn't make it this year, we are preparing an even better event for August 8-10, 2023! Please don't miss it.

Thousands of people saw keynote addresses from our industry's top executives. Attendees heard first-hand these leaders' visions for future technology development. CXL was a popular new topic of this year's show. We are glad we could provide a forum for the industry to discuss this vital new technology. Our expansion into DRAM, DNA storage, and sustainability were well-received.

Congratulations to our award winners: Yoshishige Kitamura, Eli Harari, and Greg Atwood for Lifetime Achievement; Yan Li for SuperWomen in Flash Leadership; and all of the Best-of-show Awardees.

Thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors; our speakers, chairs, and organizers; our advisors on the PEC and CAB, and their employers who support their volunteer participation; my colleagues on the Conference ConCepts team; and all of the suppliers and on-site support that make our show possible.

Please contact me if you'd like to volunteer to help us grow and improve FMS23. Contact Kat Pate if you would like to secure your booth, sponsorship, and/or keynote slot while the best spots are still available.

You brought us back after nearly 3 years without meeting in person. We are excited to build on this year's success and keep FMS as the number one networking opportunity in the industry and the must-attend storage event of the year. See you August 8-10, 2023 at the Santa Clara Convention Center!

With gratitude,


Conference ConCepts