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It is ideal for consumer applications such as cellphones, digital cameras, and music players, and is also useful in computers, communications systems, and military/defense applications.  It can replace hard disks for storage in applications where its higher cost is balanced by its smaller size, greater ruggedness, and lower power consumption.

The summit consists of:

  • Half-day forums
  • Panel discussions
  • Keynotes
  • Half-day pre-conference seminars
  • Paper sessions
  • One-hour tutorials
  • Special sessions

Typical topics of interest include:

  • Solid state drives (SSDs)
  • Enterprise storage systems
  • All-flash disk arrays
  • Controllers
  • New non-volatile technologies
  • PCIe SSDs/NVMe
  • Application acceleration
  • 3-D flash
  • Market research
  • User best practices/experiences
  • Security/content protection
  • Standards
  • Interfaces
  • Performance analysis/testing
  • Endurance/reliability/wear
  • Cloud computing
  • Computer applications
  • Consumer/mobile applications
  • Embedded applications
  • Data recovery/erasure

Intended Audience:

  • Hardware and software designers
  • Storage specialists
  • Consumer electronics designers
  • Data center/computer/network managers
  • Storage engineers
  • Communications engineers
  • Venture capitalists
  • Embedded system designers
  • Systems engineers
  • Engineering managers
  • Solution providers and consultants
  • VARs, OEMs, system integrators
  • Marketing and product managers
  • Market and financial analysts

Attendees will come from companies producing Consumer electronics (particularly cell phones, digital cameras, PDAs, e-mail devices, music players, handheld PCs, and videogames).

Attendees will also come from companies specializing in computers, communications, military/ defense systems, industrial and process control, test equipment, and instrumentation.

Attendees will learn about latest developments in flash memory, learn to design with the latest flash chips, find new tools for developing flash applications, hear about the latest market trends, find new ways to replace disks in applications, identify new applications for non-volatile memory, find new methods for reducing power consumption.

Why You Should Attend:

Flash Memory Summit has grown rapidly to become a major event for the computer storage industry. It is the one-stop place to catch up on the latest technologies, see the hottest products, and learn about what's happening and where the latest trends are heading. FMS is now the largest storage industry show with the most high-level keynoters from leading companies, the largest exhibits, and the most sessions covering everything from applications and architectures through enterprise storage, controllers, and new technologies. It covers the latest and greatest, including 3-D flash, NVMe and NVMe-oF, persistent memory, new non-volatile technologies (such as 3DXPoint and MRAM), controllers, enterprise applications, and market research. As one past attendee put it, "Flash is a big society and FMS is the right show."

Why You Should Participate:

  • Establish your company as a leader in the emerging flash memory market (expected to grow to $41 billion by 2017, according to IHS iSuppli)
  • Display your products and expertise to an audience known to be interested in flash memory,
  • Promote flash memory to a wider market of equipment manufacturers, solution providers, system integrators, consultants.

How You Can Participate:

  • Attend: Register online for the seminars
  • Exhibit: Promote your latest products - exhibit booths
  • Sponsor: Receive special recognition both at the event and in publicity
  • Present: Display your knowledge and commitment to flash memory

More information about sponsoring/exhibiting.

Summit Pricing

  Online Registration Until August 7 for 2017

On-site Registration 8/8/17–8/11/17

Full Conference - 4 Days
Best Value
Includes access two (2) seminars on Monday; all reserved and open sessions; roundtable sessions; panel discussions; keynotes;exhibits; 3 lunch tickets; receptions; refreshment breaks; conference proceedings and other conference materials
$1695 $1995
3 days – Tuesday/Wednesday/Thurs
Includes access to all reserved and open sessions on the days listed;exhibits;3 lunch tickets; receptions; all events on days listed; conference proceedings and other conference materials
$1395 $1695
One Day Technical Program
 • Tuesday  • Wednesday  • Thursday
Includes access to all events on the one day selected ; 1 lunch ticket; conference proceedings and other conference materials
$795 $995
Monday Aug 8th Pre-Conference Seminars
Choice of 2 seminars (AM and PM)
$695 $895
Monday Aug 8th Pre-Conference Seminar
Choice of 1 seminar (AM or PM)
$395 $695
Exhibits & Open Sessions Only
Includes access to the exhibit hall during show hours; all sessions marked OPEN; all industry receptions; Beer/Pizza Chat with the Experts; Keynotes
Lunch tickets may be purchased separately.No refunds on tickets purchased.
Wednesday 20.00 per ticket Qty ordered___
Thursday 20.00 per ticket Qty ordered____
Total Charges --------
Pick up tickets on site with badge holder at Registration Desk.
No charge ONLINE registration $50
Press Analyst (credentialed)
must be registered by August 3rd — confirmation upon approval of credentials
Requests for press registration should point to marty@conferenceconcepts.com or Ana@flashmemorysummit.com
No Charge on line registration ONLY NA
Cancellation Policy
50% refund if cancelled by July 15th with written cancellation request. No refund if cancelled after July 15th but substitution of names if requested in writing by original registrant.

Summit Hours

Day/Date Registration Conference Exhibits
Tuesday, Aug 8th 8:00am–6:00pm 8:30am–7:30pm 4:00pam–7:00pm
Wednesday, Aug 9th 8:00am–7:00pm 8:30am–7:30pm Noon–7:00pm
Thursday, Aug 10th 8:00am–5:00pm 8:30am–5:00pm 10:00am–2:30pm


Summit Location

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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