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Global Semiconductor Alliance President to Ring NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell



What: Jodi Shelton, President of Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), will preside over the Closing Bell. This is the second time in three years the honor has been extended to Shelton. She is a significant contributor and considered the highest-ranking female executive involved in the semiconductor industry. Shelton represents more than 500 companies in 25 countries and tirelessly advocates on the important issues impacting the semiconductor ecosystem. Her efforts are known around the globe. Shelton has invited 16 public or late-stage private semiconductor companies with revenues between $100M - $500M annually. The companies include: AuthenTec, Cavium Networks, California Micro Devices, Conexant, Entropic, eSilicon, Icera, Ikanos Communications, Integrated Silicon Solution, Open-Silicon, QuickLogic, RF Micro Devices, Sierra Monolithics, Vimicro, ViXS and Zoran. Who: * Jodi Shelton, President of GSA Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET Contacts: GSA: Lisa Tafoya (972)866-7579 x 116 Media: Stacey Gaswirth (972)239-5119 x 132 NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.


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About Global Semiconductor Alliance:

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 25 countries across the globe.


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