The biennial International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium will take place on December 12-14, on Maryland, USA.
This Symposium focuses on exploratory research in electronic and photonic materials and devices. Areas such as novel device concepts, processing technologies, advanced modeling, nanotechnology, nanoelectronics, wide band-gap semiconductors, MEMS materials and devices, oxides and dielectrics, magnetic materials and devices, organic and polymer opto-electronic materials and devices, ultra high frequency devices & RF effects, and high power-high temperature devices are included. The Symposium brings together diverse participants in multidisciplinary areas, and provides a forum for extended personal scientific interaction for engineers, scientists, and students working in the field of advanced electronic materials and device technologies.
Moreover, it has a topic dedicated to Compact (and Distributed) Modeling, so I guess it can be interesting to go there and have a look. Another interesting advantage of presenting a paper at ISDRS 2007 is that it is held just after IEDM, and very close to the IEDM venue (Washington DC), so researchers who present papers at ISDRS can attend before IEDM and then go to ISDRS. This is why ISDRS is held every two years, when ISDRS is held at Washington DC.
In fact, ISDRS an alternative to IEDM, especially for university teams, in the sense that IEDM is more industrial oriented, while ISDRS focuses more on device properties research and device modeling.