Dr Drew Nelson to Chair CS International conference

28 February 2013

Cardiff, UK. 28 February 2013: IQE plc (AIM: IQE, “IQE” or the “Group”), the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafer products and services to the semiconductor industry, announces that IQE’s CEO and President, Dr Drew Nelson, will again chair the premier Compound Semiconductor conference on 4 and 5 March 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Now in it’s third year, the conference attracts senior strategic players in the compound semiconductor industry from across the world.

Dr. Nelson, who has chaired the conference since the inaugural event in 2011, will introduce a number of key speakers including analysts Asif Anwar of Strategy Analytics, Pars Mukish and Philippe Roussel of Yole and Daniel Cline of Lux Research.

Dr Wilman Tsai of Intel is the keynote speaker for the event. He will address the integration of III-V and CMOS based devices for high performance and low power consumption in mobile applications.

Dr Drew Nelson, President and CEO of IQE Group, said:

It is a great honour to once again be invited to chair the third gathering of distinguished, strategic thinkers in the field of compound semiconductors.

“I am very much looking forward to attending this prestigious gathering, and would like to thank the organisers, sponsors, speakers and delegates for their continued support. I am confident all participants will find it a highly informative and worthwhile conference and I look forward to welcoming you.

Details of the conference including the full two day agenda may be found at:


IQE plc +44 (0) 29 2083 9400
Chris Meadows