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2014 SMIC Technology Symposium Will Kick Off in Shanghai

18 Sep 2014

-- Focusing on "Think SMIC -- Quality, Service, Technology"

SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) will kick off its 14th Technology Symposium in Shanghai and Shenzhen on Sep 18th and 25th with the theme "Think SMIC – Quality, Service, Technology".

In this symposium, SMIC will share its latest ideas and progress on quality, service and technology as well as capabilities and commitments for future success with over 500 worldwide customers, partners and vendors. More than 50 partners will have on-site exhibitions and showcase their latest achievements.

Dr. Tzu-Yin Chiu, SMIC's Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director and Dr. Haijun Zhao, SMIC's Chief Operation Officer will deliver the opening speech in Shenzhen and Shanghai respectively, entitled "SMIC, The Driver for New Future Success" to introduce SMIC's latest progresses and future plans. Dr. Shiuh-Wuu Lee, Executive Vice President of Technology Development of SMIC will share SMIC's most up-to-date R&D achievements of 28nm and other advanced technologies. In addition, professionals from SMIC's Design Service Center, Customer Engineering Center, and Corp Q&R Center will deliver numerous valuable speeches related to SMIC's continuous innovation and improvement of design services, emerging diverse IP platforms, customer-oriented engineering and services, quality and reliability engineering, etc. which are all closely related to the theme. Moreover, several guest speakers from our partners will share their views of advanced technology processes and IC ecosystem development, etc.

"We welcome all SMIC's customers and partners to attend our Technology Symposium," said Mr. John Peng, Senior Vice President and General Manager of SMIC China Business Unit, "We want to take this opportunity to establish closer relations with customers and partners and mutually explore more potential cooperation. We are delighted to see more and more chips made by our customers and China's design houses are based on SMIC's technology and design platforms and have been adopted by widely-known international and domestic brands. We will further enhance our quality assurance system, one-stop service and technology innovation to continuously offer more optimized products and services to customers. By working together with our customers, we can achieve a win-win situation."

About SMIC

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland China. SMIC provides integrated circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35-micron to 28-nanometer. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and a 200mm mega-fab in Shanghai; a 300mm mega-fab in Beijing and a majority owned 300mm fab for advance nodes under development; a 200mm fab in Tianjin; and a 200mm fab project under development in Shenzhen. SMIC also has marketing and customer service offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Taiwan, and a representative office in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit

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