POET Technologies Inc.
TSX VENTURE : PTK
OTCQX : POETF

POET Technologies Inc.

February 26, 2014 08:30 ET

POET Technologies to Participate in 11th Edition of the Global Semiconductor Forum

TORONTO, ONTARIO and STORRS, CONNECTICUT--(Marketwired - Feb. 26, 2014) - POET Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PTK)(OTCQX:POETF) ("POET") or (the "Company") today announced that the Company will participate in the 11th Edition of the Global Semiconductor Forum to be held in Singapore from March 12th through March 14th, 2014.

The event is an executive level, invitation based event focusing on manufacturing and innovation, providing a platform for executives from around the world, from within integrated device manufacturers, foundries, and fabless semiconductor companies to come together and ensure the pace of developments continues on time and on budget. The overarching themes presiding over the 2014 Global Semiconductor Forum seminar program are innovation, cost and survival.

The event also provides an opportunity for senior management of POET Technologies to meet one on one with other senior representatives from the semiconductor industry. For more information about the Global Semiconductor Forum please visit: http://www.arena-international.com/gsf.

About the Global Semiconductor Forum

Its unique networking format encourages direct communication between manufacturers and cutting edge solution providers at the forefront of technology. An exclusive line up of industry leaders will present on the very latest challenges facing the industry, including: the profitability of micro-electro mechanical systems and future applications; highlighting the latest developments in advanced manufacturing; uncovering the growth potential of the LED market; and maximizing exposure to growth in the industry.

The Global Semiconductor Forum will be co-located with the Global Electronics Forum, which will feature representation from global heads of technology, design, R&D and procurement from leading end-user manufacturers, completing the entire electronics supply chain.

About POET Technologies Inc.

POET Technologies is the developer of the POET platform for monolithic fabrication of integrated circuit devices containing both electronic and optical elements on a single semiconductor wafer. With head office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and operations in Storrs, CT, the Company, through ODIS Inc., a U.S. company, designs III-V semiconductor devices for military, industrial and commercial applications, including infrared sensor arrays and ultra-low-power random access memory. The Company has several patents and patents pending for the POET process, with potential high speed and power-efficient applications in devices such as servers, tablet computers and smartphones. The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "PTK" and on the OTCQX under the symbol "POETF". For more information please visit our websites at www.poet-technologies.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Michel Lafrance, Secretary

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