SOURCE: Verigy, Ltd.

Verigy, Ltd.

March 24, 2011 16:05 ET

Verigy to Feature Keynote Address by Futurist Michael Rogers at VOICE 2011 Conference

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - Verigy (NASDAQ: VRGY), a premier semiconductor test company, will feature a keynote address by Michael Rogers, an author, journalist and futurist who consults with both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. The keynote, titled "The Virtualization of the World: Smart Devices, Ubiquitous Networks, New Challenges for Developers," will kick-off VOICE 2011, a users group meeting and partners conference, scheduled April 19-21 in Santa Cruz, California.

A frequent guest on television and radio, Rogers recently completed two years as a futurist-in-residence for The New York Times and also writes the Practical Futurist column for MSNBC. For ten years he was vice president of The Washington Post's new media division, guiding both the newspaper and Newsweek into the new century. Rogers began his career as a writer for Rolling Stone and went on to co-found Outside magazine. He then launched Newsweek's technology column, winning numerous journalism awards. In 2007, Rogers was named to both Who's Who in Science and Engineering and the Magazine Industry Digital Hall of Fame.

"This year's keynote address provides new and exciting information for everyone attending," said Verigy's Rich Lathrop, chairperson of the VOICE 2011 program committee. "Roger's presentation will give an insight into what will be the next great thing and where the opportunities lie ahead. VOICE's rich technical program, combined with this insightful presentation, will deliver an informative and stimulating event for our attendees."

In addition to the keynote address, VOICE 2011 will feature technical presentations by Verigy's customers, strategic partners and in-house experts; a robust kiosk program staffed by product experts; and a one-day, hands-on workshop for test engineers. For complete program details, visit

This year's conference is expected to attract more than 300 test engineering and management professionals from more than 50 companies around the world, including foundries, fabless semiconductor companies and integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) as well as Verigy's strategic partners.

About VOICE 2011
Managed by a steering committee of volunteer representatives from Verigy and its customers, VOICE is the leading conference for the growing international community of Verigy customers and partners. It offers a unique opportunity to make users' semiconductor testing operations as effective as possible. Attendees gain and share valuable insights, build long-lasting relationships and learn what's new about Verigy's products and applications. Registration online will be $450 and at the door. Interested attendees may register for VOICE 2011 at

About Verigy
Verigy provides advanced semiconductor test systems and solutions used by leading companies worldwide in design validation, characterization, and high-volume manufacturing test. Verigy offers scalable platforms for a wide range of system-on-chip (SOC) test solutions, and memory test solutions for Flash, DRAM including high-speed memories, as well as multi-chip packages (MCP). Verigy also provides advanced analysis tools that accelerate design debug and yield ramp processes. Additional information about Verigy can be found at

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