The Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference (SPCC)

semiconductor waferThe Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference (SPCC) is an annual event which brings together prominent researchers from the semiconductor industry and the university community to focus on developments and challenges in advanced wafer and mask cleaning and surface preparation technologies.

Join industry experts from around the globe representing IC manufacturers, suppliers, and research organizations to present and discuss the industry’s best available data on wafer, mask and part cleaning technologies and solutions:

  • Wafer front-end
  • Wafer back-end
  • Post CMP
  • Packaging
  • Advanced mask
  • Equipment and parts
  • Environment, safety and health issues

Call for Papers

Submit abstracts to by December 22nd, 2016.

Global semiconductor manufacturers, suppliers, researchers and students are invited to submit abstracts in all aspects of advanced cleaning and surface preparation. Technical presentations can include new experimental work and findings or subject area reviews in wet processes and surface preparation.

For questions about the SPCC technical program, please contact Joel Barnett at 512-424-1631 or

SPCC 2017 Dates Announced

SPCC 2017 returns to Austin, Texas where the show originated. The conference will be held in the AT&T Executive Conference Center in Austin, Texas on March 28th and 29th, 2017.

Conference Details

Dates: March 28 and 29, 2017
Location: AT&T Executive Conference Center, Austin, Texas

Help Support the SPCC

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities. Call Mark Thirsk at 617-273-8837.