History of the ESD FORUM e.V.

1989  Summer First meeting of interested persons from industry, universities and public research institutes with focus on "electrostatic damages in microelectronic devices“
1990  Spring Foundation of an ESD expert group
1990  Oct. Foundation of the Interest Group "Electro Static Discharge (ESD) e.V."
1990  Feb. 1st ESD-Forum in Grainau – conference
1991  Oct. 2nd ESD-Forum in Neuss – conference
1993  Dec. 3rd ESD-Forum in Grainau – conference
1995  Oct. 4th ESD-Forum in Reutlingen – conference and tutorials
1996  Nov.  First ESD Workshop in Frankfurt
1997  Oct. 5th ESD-Forum in Berlin –  conference and tutorials
1998  Nov. Second ESD Workshop in Frankfurt
1999  Oct. 6th ESD-Forum in Munich –  conference and tutorials
2000  Nov. Third ESD Workshop in Frankfurt
2001  Dec. 7th ESD-Forum in Berlin –  conference and tutorials
2002  Nov. Fourth ESD Workshop in Frankfurt
2003  Dec. 8th ESD-Forum in München – conference and tutorials
2003  Dec. Renaming of the Interest Group in "ESD FORUM e.V."
2004  Nov. Fifth ESD Workshop in Frankfurt
2005  Nov. 9th ESD-Forum Berlin – conference and tutorials
2006  Nov. Sixth ESD  Workshop in Frankfurt
2007  Dec. 10th ESD-Forum in Munich – conference and tutorials
2008  Nov. Seventh ESD Workshop in Frankfurt
2009  Dec. 11th ESD-Forum in Berlin – conference and tutorials
2010  Nov. Eigth ESD Workshop in Frankfurt
2011  Dec. 12th ESD-Forum in München – conference and tutorials
2012  Nov. Ninth ESD Workshop in Frankfurt
2013  Nov. 13th ESD-Forum in Berlin – conference and tutorials as well as first "Best Paper Exchange" with the ESD Association (ESDA) in the US
2014 Sep. First presentation of the Best Paper of the ESD-Forum at the ESDA EOS/ESD Symposium in Tucson, AZ (US)
2014  Oct. First European Factory Symposium in Munich in cooperation with the ESDA, supported by national ESD organizations from Italy, Finnland, The Netherlands, and England
2015  Nov. 14th ESD-Forum in Munich – conference and tutorials
2015  Apr. First professional certification "ESD TR53 Technician"  in Munich
2016  June First professional certification "ESD TR53 Technician" in English language in Dresden
2017  Oct. 15th ESD-Forum in Munich – conference and tutorials
2018  Nov. Third European Factory Symposium in Munich in cooperation with the ESDA
2019  Oct. 16th ESD-Forum in Dresden – conference and tutorials