Display Industry Forum

IMID 2019 “Display Industry Forum” by DSCC
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
HICO, Gyeongju, Korea

The IMID Display Industry Forum is the display industry’s one of the largest conference devoted to the display market. Hosted by DSCC for the 2nd consecutive year in IMID, this event takes a supply chain approach to addressing the display market outlook with executives from panel suppliers, equipment suppliers, materials manufacturers, industry analysts and financial analysts participating.

In 2019, attendees will see:

  • ​Where industry leaders and analysts see the greatest growth and potential for out performance.
  • What new developments are coming which can disrupt the display industry.
  • Which companies are most likely to gain and lose market share and much more.
  • Provides numerous opportunities for private company executives to interact with buy-side, sell-side, VC and private equity investors.
  • Addresses the foldable display’s key technology which represent the next big innovation in the display industry and market challenges the display supply chain must overcome to make foldable displays a success.

The event will deliver tremendous value for attendees through research provided by multiple analyst firms, deep insights from financial community, industry executives and extensive networking opportunities.

8:00 AM Doors Open

9:00 – 9:05 Conference Chair Welcome

9:10 – 10:40 Business Conference - DSCC(Ross Young), LGD(Daniel Lee)

  • Economic Health of the Display Supply Chain
  • Display Supply Chain Keynotes
  • TV Market Competitions
  • Display Market Outlook
  • Technologies Enabling Next Generation Displays

10:40 – 10:55 Networking Break

10:55 – 12:00 Business Conference - Counterpoint(Jene Park), Samsung Securities(Junghoon Chang)

  • Smartphone Sell Through
  • 5G Smartphone Outlook
  • Display Ecosystem Outlook from Industry Analyst
  • Outlook for Korean Display Companies

12:00 – 13:25 Lunch

13:25 – 14:55 Foldable Conference - DSCC(Yoshio Tamura), Kolon(SM Song), Schott(Mathias Mydlak)

  • Foldable Market Forecast
  • Foldable Applications and Opportunities
  • Foldable Technology Overview and Outlook
  • New Materials Enabling Foldable Displays
    • - Colorless Polyimide (CPI), Hardcoats, Optically Clear Adhesive (OCA)
    • - Touch, Polarizers, Thin Glass
  • New Tools/Processes to Maximize Foldable Yields

14:55 – 15:10 Networking Break

15:10 – 16:20 Foldable Conference - Mycronic(Youngjin Park), Mitsubishi Chemical(Hidekazu Morii)

  • Foldable Market Forecast
  • Foldable Applications and Opportunities
  • Foldable Technology Overview and Outlook
  • New Materials Enabling Foldable Displays
    • - Colorless Polyimide (CPI), Hardcoats, Optically Clear Adhesive (OCA)
    • - Touch, Polarizers, Thin Glass
    • - New Tools/Processes to Maximize Foldable Yields

About Display Supply Chain Consultants(DSCC)

DSCC was formed in mid-2016 from partners with more than 100 years combined experience in the display industry. DSCC successfully organized the 2017~2019 SID Business Track, which generated record revenues significantly exceeding every year records.

DSCC is less than three years old, but DSCC principals have been involved in the display event business since the 1990s and have put on numerous successful conferences. DSCC’s foundation dates to the SID Business Conference in 2016, and DSCC was pleased to organize the successful SID business track in 2017. DSCC principals have for many years been committed to the success of SID and its events, as sponsors, presenters, and organizers, and DSCC will commit the expertise and network of its entire organization to this important work. DSCC currently has 13 employees, four in the USA, three in Japan, one in China and one in Korea, with plans for continued growth.

DSCC aims to provide its clients with insights, intelligence and analysis on critical trends affecting the entire display supply chain consisting of:

  • Flat panel manufacturing equipment suppliers
  • Flat panel materials manufacturers
  • Panel suppliers
  • OEMs
  • Brands
  • Distributors
  • Retailers
  • Financial community

With flexible/rollable/foldable OLED displays emerging which could breathe new life into the stagnant smartphone, tablet and PC markets, the founders believed it was an excellent time to dedicate themselves to display market research and consulting. These new form factors will create significant uncertainty throughout the display supply chain, requiring a trusted source of industry expertise and guidance. With the coming revival of display manufacturing in the USA, DSCC’s US-based expertise has formed an important resource to educate the industry and related parties about the display industry.

DSCC provides consulting expertise to companies in the display industry and related industries. Recent consulting projects have included:

  • Quantifying the cost of a high PPI OLED manufacturing approach, which doesn't use fine metal masks (FMMs).
  • Determining cost savings from IJP OLED TV panel printing and hybrid printing.
  • Creating a model to predict ELA supply/demand in tools and panels.
  • Determining 10.5G litho tool capacity and 10.5G litho tool forecasts.
  • Helping to educate US states on the display market to bid for Foxconn fabs.
  • Helping a large potential display buyer with display purchasing.
  • Providing deep insight on thin film encapsulation equipment, markets and opportunities.
  • Insight into sizing different equipment segments and predicting company revenues
  • Analysis of cost structure and market opportunity for advanced quantum dot LCD designs
  • Evaluation of market opportunity and technology trends in microchip projection market
  • Sizing and forecasting the OLED AOI and array test markets and forecasting these markets out to 2022

DSCC also offers many reports focused on the display supply chain, including:

  • Quarterly OLED Supply/Demand and Capital Spending Report
  • Quarterly Display Capex and Equipment Service
  • Weekly Display Supply Chain Monitor
  • Weekly Equipment PO & Award Database
  • Quarterly Display Supply Chain Financial Health Report
  • Quarterly OLED Shipment and Fab Utilization Report
  • Quarterly OLED and Mobile LCD Fab Utilization Tracker
  • Quarterly Display Glass Report
  • Quarterly Smartphone Display Cost Report
  • Quarterly OLED Materials Report (in partnership with the OLED Association)
  • Quarterly Advanced TV Display Cost Report
  • Foldable Display Technology and Market Report
  • 8K TV Report (in par tnership with Insight Media) A full list of reports with descriptions can be found