SMTA and IPC Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference Program Finalized


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The SMTA and IPC have announced the program for the 2016 Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference being held October 25-27, 2016 in Rosemont, IL.

Two tutorials will be held on Tuesday, October 25. Dale Lee, Plexus Corporation, will instruct “Design for Excellence: Focus on DfR-Design for Reliability of Hardware to be Cleaned” on Tuesday morning. After lunch, Doug Pauls, Rockwell Collins and Jason Keeping, P.Eng., Celestica, Inc. will co-instruct a course on “Robust Coating Processes in the Factory: Methods, Critical Parameters, Problems and Remedies.”

Session topics on October 26-27 include Processes for Achieving Reliability and Ruggedization, Cleaning Materials, Rinsing and Process Control, Conformal Coating, Customer Cleaning Challenges and Needs, Ultra-Thin or Nanocoatings in Electronics Assembly Operations.

Siva Sivasankar, Quality & Reliability Engineer at Google, will deliver the Wednesday morning keynote presentation titled “Building Reliable Hardware.” On Thursday morning, Dock Brown from DfR Solutions will deliver a keynote presentation on “Requirements for Cleaning and Coating to Building Reliable Medical Hardware.”

The Expo will be held October 26-27.  Conference participants may attend the expo at no charge.

If you have any questions please contact Jenny Ng, Conference and Education Manager, at jenny@smta.org.

For more information or to register, click here.

About SMTA

The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.

About IPC

The IPC is a global trade association dedicated to furthering the competitive excellence and financial success of its members, who are participants in the electronics industry.  In pursuit of these objectives, IPC will devote resources to management improvement and technology enhancement programs, the creation of relevant standards, protection of the environment, and pertinent government relations.  IPC encourages the active participation of all its members in these activities and commits to full cooperation with all related organizations.

 

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