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The 2023 agenda has been announced! Featuring speakers from from LG Display, Omdia, Display Supply Chain Consultants, Universal Display Corporation Korea, eMagin and more.

Plus, all networking breaks, lunches, and the networking reception will be shared with the co-located Phosphors and Quantum Dots attendees, doubling the networking possibilities!

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Registration and Opening Remarks
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Opening Remarks
Session I: Current trend and innovation future for OLEDs, Phosphors, Quantum Dots
Update on our view on Colour management in displays, using OLEDs, Phosphors, QDs and Perovskites
Mr Hendy will present an overview of colour management options in today’s displays based on recent news of developments in Blue emitters,
developments in QDs and phosphors, capacity for QD OLED and expansion in Korea in general and other market developments. The aim will
be to explain the plurality of display colour management techniques but then also to focus on recent developments and new stories
Ian Hendy | CEO, Hendy Consulting
The Stretchable display : The evolution into the ultimate display
Over the past few years, information display has developed remarkably taking on various forms and new appearances. Among them, flexible display has received significant attention due to its applications such as curved, bendable, foldable, and rollable display. However, the currently developed flexible displays have limitations in implementing design-free, because they can only be deformed in specific positions or directions. For the realization of true design-free as the ultimate display, a stretchable display technology is needed that is not only resilient but also capable of stretching and transforming into various forms without easily breaking.
This presentation will discuss the principal approaches and technical challenges to realize a commercially viable stretchable display.

Chanil Park | Senior Research Engineer, Stretchable Task Leader , LG Display
From Micrograms to Tonnes: Enabling the Large-Scale Deployment of Quantum Dots
The rapid advancement of display technology has always aimed to deliver immersive visual experiences to consumers.  Achieving this goal requires overcoming various challenges, including technical performance such as sufficiently high resolution, life-like color, realistic high-dynamic-range (HDR) and cost-effective manufacturing at the massive 250 million-square-meter-per-year scale of the display industry. Quantum Dot (QD) technology delivers the best, most immersive visual experiences with great value to consumers today, and, as a result, QD technology continues to gain momentum in the display market. In 2023, consumers will have over 400 QD-powered display products to choose from. These products include displays of all types, from 1” VR headsets to notebooks, monitors, and the largest 110” TVs on the market. In fact, over 50% of premium TVs sold this year will contain QD technologies, including QDEF-MiniLED TVs and QD-OLED TVs. However, over 80% of the TVs sold globally are priced below $500. Can QD technology deliver its proven, premium visual experience at the cost and scale necessary to penetrate this important segment of the display market? In this presentation, we will outline the transformative journey of QD manufacturing and present future advancements in QD manufacturing technology to support the growing demand in the display market.
Dr. ZhongSheng Luo | VP&GM, Application Development, Products and Revenue , Nanosys
Tea break and Networking
OLED Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities
OLED New Features and Technologies (OLED Technology Trends for ARVRs, OLED Technology Trends for ITs, OLED Technology Trends for TVs, OLED Technology Trends for Smartphones) OLED Cost Trends (Smartphone, IT, TV, vs. MiniLED LCD) OLED Display Market Forecast: Rigid/Flexible/Foldable Smartphone, IT, TV OLED Investment Trends (Mobile/IT, TV/Monitor) OLED Supply Demand (Fab Utilization, Capacity, Supply Demand)
Yoshio Tamura | Co-Founder and President of Asian Operations, DSCC
The Latest Development of IJP-QLED Display towards its Commercialization
Panel: Technology and Future

Dr. ZhongSheng Luo | VP&GM, Application Development, Products and Revenue, Nanosys

Gana Ganapathi | Principle scientist, Applied materials

Peter Schmidt | Distinguished Scientist, Lumileds

Dr. Sadakazu Wakui | Phosphor Engineer, Nichia


Dr. Marie Anne van de Haar | Program Director Materials, Seaborough Research
Lunch and Networking
Session II: OLEDs IT and Application
The advantages and unique sales points of OLED for Laptop
Applications of Cathode Patterning in Mobile and IT Panels
This talk will discuss opportunities for cathode patterning technology in mobile and IT panels to enhance device performance, reduce cathode IR drop, and enable new features such as under display camera and NIR sensors. Perfecting next generation displays for mobile and IT products requires complex system level solutions that require innovation from both the display manufacturers and device OEMs. New panel designs, process technology, and materials being developed for cathode patterning will also be discussed.
Dr. Michael G. Helander | Co-founder and CEO, OTI Lumionics Inc.
Recent Advances of OLED-on Silicon Microdisplays
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) headsets require displays with high luminance, high resolution, excellent contrast, wide color gamut, high pixel density, low power consumption and light weight. However, existing display technologies have limitations in meeting these requirements. LCD microdisplays have high brightness but low contrast. Micro LEDs have high brightness and contrast but are still under development. Conventional full color OLED on Silicon microdisplays have low brightness due to the use of color filters that absorb up to 80% of the light.

To overcome these challenges, eMagin has developed a direct patterning (dPd™) technique that eliminates the color filters and patterns individual red, green and blue OLED emitters directly. Using the dPd™ technology, eMagin achieved a breakthrough brightness of 15,000 cd/m2 on WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200 pixels) microdisplays and demonstrated them to industry experts in SID2022.
Other companies have recently demonstrated OLED microdisplays with improved luminance by using tandem OLED architecture and microlens arrays. eMagin expects to combine these techniques with dPd™ in the future to reach over 25,000 cd/m2. This paper will discuss the status of high brightness microdisplays for VR/AR applications.
Dr. Fangchao Zhao | Manager of OLED Architecture, eMagin
Tea break and Networking
Wearable OLED for photo-therapy healthcare application
Organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology is currently at the forefront of phototherapy, holding promise for a transformative impact on the field. OLEDs offer distinct advantages, including uniform irradiation, design flexibility, and precise spectral control. These attributes provide an opportunity to enhance the safety and effectiveness of phototherapy while paving the way for personalized and targeted therapeutic interventions.
An extensive investigation into the therapeutic effectiveness of OLED-based treatments for various biomedical applications, encompassing wound healing, hair growth, skin rejuvenation, neonatal jaundice, skin cancer, psoriasis, and Alzheimer's disease are introduced in this talk. Utilizing a wearable OLED patch platform, proliferation of fibroblast and keratinocyte cells was also discussed. Additionally, a comprehensive overview of wound healing tendencies across different wavelengths was provided, establishing clear treatment conditions for the first time. Furthermore, hair growth and cosmetic effects were respectively assessed. Moreover, the efficacy of jaundice treatment was validated through bilirubin level measurements using a textile-based blue OLED. The effectiveness of cancer and psoriasis treatment using high-output PDT (photodynamic therapy) in the red region are evaluated. Finally, the treatment of Alzheimer's disease is explored by utilizing the 5xFAD, an AD mouse model exposed to red OLED at 40Hz, resulting in a significant decrease in amyloid beta (Aβ) levels.
The results of wearable OLED phototherapy revealed promising prospects across various therapeutic applications, highlighting OLED-based treatments as a viable alternative to conventional therapeutic methods. The ability to finely adjust OLED emissions to specific wavelengths in particular offers a novel approach for optimizing treatment strategies and advancing patient care and medical interventions.
Kyung Cheol Choi | IEEE fellow and KT Endowed Chair Professor , KAIST
Session III: Innovation in OLEDs materials
Smart design strategy for display materials in the era of digital chemistry
With the fast-paced product life cycle of today's display industry, coupled with innovations in materials science research, the importance of smart design strategies for display materials has never been greater. In the era of digital chemistry, where cutting-edge computer technologies and chemical sciences converge, we face unprecedented opportunities and challenges for materials R&D with first-principles property predictions, large-scale data generation, and real-time analysis of chemical models.
This work delves into the latest examples of the digital chemistry strategy by Schrödinger closely integrated with the development of new display materials, including, but not limited to:
  • Design of doping by virtual experimentation accelerated by workflow automation
  • Assessment of supramolecular interactions in OLED-films by GPU-powered simulations
  • High-throughput virtual screening of materials optimized for QD-LED applications
  • Generative algorithms for the discovery of highly-efficient display materials
The work will showcase how smart integrations between molecular modeling, workflow automation, and informatics technologies can transform the way we interact with chemical and device information for novel display solutions.
Shaun Kwak | Director of Materials Science and the Global Materials Applications Lead, Schrödinger
The empowering role of research in the progress of Organic Light Emitting Diode innovation and its involvement in the future
Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are one of the most promising technologies. It is expected that such technology will create new possibilities and reach diverse applications. A lot of progress in the OLED field has been done, but challenges still remain. In this work, a selective number of topics is described. An overview of OLED, challenges, and potential solutions to these challenges will be covered. In this context, Labkicosmos a young high-tech start-up aims to propose a solution and help the growth of the industry with cost-effective materials. This motivation is driven by the high cost of OLEDs which is the major problem of this technology. Moreover, the introduction of artificial intelligence solution for the development of OLED materials will be covered. 

Dr. Ikbal MARGHAD | CEO and co-founder , Labkicosmos
Crossing the Chasm to a Single Unified Backplane for Premium Smartphones to TVs
In the 1990s, CMOS technology had reached the limitations of performance improvements focused solely on semiconductor materials. Various approaches including “strained silicon” (silicon overlaid onto silicon germanium) delivered at best incremental improvements. The innovation of increasing the semiconductor channel area by increasing the gate area by moving from a planar to a vertical structure - the “FinFET” - crossed the chasm in the CMOS technology roadmap, continuing progress below 20nm geometries. Improving CMOS performance transitioned from a materials focus to a structural focus.
The premium segments of the display industry - from smartphone to TV - suffer from the same fracturing technology roadmap that formed a chasm in the CMOS industry in the 1990s. First the display industry moved to laser annealing amorphous silicon to gain the performance benefits of a crystalline material. Finding re-crystallization of silicon increased leakage current by orders of magnitude, Apple invented a pixel circuit with a low-leakage IGZO switching TFT controlling an LTPS driving TFT for AMOLED and microLED applications - LTPO. This improved the leakage problem at the pixel level, but introduced a number of materials issues and manufacturing complexity costs. After 5 years of development, LTPO is limited to smartphones and watches, scaling to only G6 lines at present and offering little hope of supporting premium mid-to-large-area displays.
As FinFET redefined the CMOS roadmap, it’s time for a new TFT structure to redefine the premium display backplane roadmap while creating a unified scalable platform for G6-10 manufacturing. Amorphyx has created the IGZO Amorphous Metal TFT utilizing standard PVD deposition and wet etch chemistries. Leveraging the benefits of an amorphous gate metal, AMeTFT delivers bulk accumulation mode operation from a single-gate device using industry-standard 1114 IGZO semiconductor. The AMeTFT achieves field effect mobilities >75 cm2/V-s with 10MV/cm PBTIS from a 9x9μm device show to scale from AMOLED and microLED smartphone to TV performance.
IGZO AMeTFT thus unifies backplane technology into a single, scalable platform technology - as FinFET achieved for the CMOS industry.
John Brewer, Jr. | CEO and President, Amorphyx
End of Day 1
Session III: Innovation in OLEDs materials
OLED Cost analysis and related material trend
Thin glass processing technology for bendable OLED taillight on future cars
Interests and demands on thin, light, and flexible electronic devices are continuously growing due to its convenience on carrying and their aesthetic designs. In order to produce flexible electronic devices, thin and flexible substrates are used, and among flexible substrates including various polymers and glass, glass substrate has numerous advantages on light transmission, thermal and chemical stability, and low moisture permeability, surface flatness, and dimensional stability, compared with polymer substrate. Especially, for the device installed and used under extreme exterior environmental condition such as high/low temperature, UV exposure, and humidity, glass could provide stable reliability.
One of attractive application that Corning® Willow® glass is recently working on is a bendable OLED lighting. Technical strengths of OLED lighting, such as incomparable uniformity, light and thin characteristic, intrinsic segmentation, and digitalized lighting control have especially added innovative value to automotive taillight. Moreover, making it as a bendable shape to follow the curved shape of car is a great advantage to enhance the free-to-design merit of OLED lighting.
However, fabricating OLED panel on ultrathin glass has lots of obstacles due to its bending and sagging characteristics which makes it hard to handle and easy to break during the process. To provide solution to this issue happening during device making process, Corning has developed set of ultrathin glass processing technologies such as glass bonding/debonding and thin glass edge finishing to finally attain conformable bend-OLED using Willow®. In addition to this processing technologies, Corning also confirmed long-term reliability of glass under bent state through glass stress modeling and fundamental glass reliability studies.
Bokyung Kong | Research Scientist, Corning Technology Center Korea
Tea break and Networking
Session IV: Innovation in OLEDs Process
Hyperfluorescence™; Highly Efficient and Narrowband Emission for BT.2020
Hyperfluorescence™ (HF) is an emitting mechanism which combines TADF as an assistant dopant and fluorescence as a terminal emitter. RGB HF provided a wide color space which covered 95% of BT.2020 without sacrificing efficiency. This significant result was enabled by ultrahigh color purity by its narrow FWHM, smaller than 20 nm, in all RGB colors. Kyulux will talk about the latest performance of RGB HF and commercialization of HF at the summit.
Junji Adachi | Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Kyulux
UDC's Groundbreaking Advances for the OLED Industry
UDC’s mission is to be a key enabler in the OLED ecosystem and support our customers and the OLED industry’s growth with our broad and deep experience and know-how and expanding materials and technology portfolio. Since inception, we have sought innovative solutions to complex challenges that the OLED industry faces. Our Phosphorescent OLEDs are continuously improving in performance and in this talk we would like to present our display efficiency roadmap to ultra-low power consumption that includes an all-phosphorescent RGB stack being introduced into the commercial market in 2024, enabling new product applications for OLED technology, thereby growing the OLED market.
In addition to our proprietary OLED technologies and UniversalPHOLED (phosphorescent OLED) energy-efficient emissive material systems, we have developed a novel, mask-less, dry printing technology called OVJP (organic vapor jet printing). In this presentation, we will also present significant updates and progress with our organic vapor jet printing platform for depositing patterned small molecule organic materials to manufacture large area side-by-side RGB OLED TVs, providing a cost-effective, high-throughput manufacturing path with high device performance.
Seongwon (Steve) Kim | Senior Director of Sales and Business Development, UDC Korea
Advanced 3D simulations of the Time-Resolved behaviour of OLEDs
Networking Lunch with the Phosphors and Quantum Dots Industry Forum
Dual Step FMM Evaporation Technology for 10Kppi OLED-on Silicon Microdisplay
Session V: Innovation in Display
From Device Technology Development to Complete Display Design
Silvaco’s display development solution enables designers to develop displays from the pixel level device to a complete manufacturing ready design. Silvaco’s display development solutions are in production use with industry leading display panel providers worldwide. Utilizing proprietary built-in functions custom-tailored for display device and circuit design, our solution enables display designers to create, model, and simulate physical devices at the device level with TCAD. For display circuit design, our solution delivers a high-performance design environment including schematic capture, circuit layout and simulation, and physical verification.
Makoto Watanabe | Vice President of Strategic Display Technology, Silvaco Japan Co., Ltd.
Antenna-on-Display (AoD) for Smartphones: Benefits and Promising Evolution ( Virtual)
End of Day 2