Cascade Microtech Announces Keynote for COMPASS 2013 User Conference

Cascade Microtech Announces Keynote for COMPASS 2013 User Conference 
E. Jan Vardaman, President and Founder of TechSearch International,
Inc., Speaks on Future Trends in Semiconductor Packaging and the
Impact of Test 
BEAVERTON, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 08/06/13 --  Cascade Microtech,
Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD), a leader at enabling precision measurements of
integrated circuits at the wafer level, today announced that E. Jan
Vardaman, President and Founder of TechSearch International, Inc.
will be featured as keynote speaker at Cascade Microtech's first
annual Users' Conference, COMPASS 2013. TechSearch International is
recognized as a leading consultancy in the field of advanced
semiconductor packaging technology. COMPASS 2013 will be held on
September 9, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove,
COMPASS 2013 offers a great learning venue for process design and
failure analysis engineers as well as test floor managers, providing
14 talks across two separate tracks for both engineering and
production test. The keynote, entitled "Future Trends in
Semiconductor Packaging and the Impact of Test," crosses both
disciplines to provide insight into techniques and trends anticipated
to influence semiconductor test over the next several years. The
industry has seen an 'evolution' in the past 10 years, and according
to Ms. Vardaman, the road ahead may require an assembly and test
"We are pleased to have such a well-respected keynote to provide our
customers with a view into the future of packaging and test, in
addition to a rich list of contributing speakers including customers,
research firms, partners and educational institutions," explained
Debbora Ahlgren, Vice President of Marketing at Cascade Microtech.
"COMPASS 2013 will offer collaboration and educational opportunities
focused around creating efficiencies, expanding capabilities, and
anticipating future requirements using our probing solutions. I'm
looking forward to seeing how the knowledge provided at our first
user conference contributes to solutions that can positively impact
our customers' businesses."  
COMPASS is designed as a venue for customers to learn about new
products and features, network with their peers, and share ideas,
challenges and best practices. The conference will feature multiple
case studies from customers, partners and technical experts across a
variety of industries providing insight into challenges they face
with escalating demands to produce more data, and to deliver products
to market faster than ever before. In order to allow customers
additional time to register and take advantage of special discounts
for groups and individuals, Cascade Microtech will extend early
registration to Saturday, August 10th. To take advantage of the early
registration discounts, visit 
About Cascade Microtech, Inc. 
 Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ:
CSCD) is a worldwide leader in precision contact, electrical
measurement and test of integrated circuits (ICs), optical devices
and other small structures. For technology businesses and scientific
institutions that need to evaluate small structures, Cascade
Microtech delivers access to electrical data from wafers, ICs, IC
packages, circuit boards and modules, MEMS, 3D TSV, LED devices and
more. Cascade Microtech's leading-edge stations, probes, probe cards
and integrated systems deliver precision accuracy and superior
performance both in the lab and during production manufacturing of
high-speed and high-density semiconductor chips. For more information
Debbora Ahlgren
Cascade Microtech, Inc.
(503) 601-1934 
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