SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News
  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Industry News
  • »
  • IPC STEM Outreach Program Introduces Students to the Electronics Industry at IPC APEX EXPO 2018

IPC STEM Outreach Program Introduces Students to the Electronics Industry at IPC APEX EXPO 2018

Feb 08, 2018

WHAT: IPC STEM Outreach Program Introduces Students to the Electronics Industry at IPC APEX EXPO 2018

WHERE: IPC APEX EXPO 2018 San Diego Convention Center Room 6C

WHEN: Thursday, March 1, 2018 8:30 am to 2:00 pm

DETAILS: IPC has invited two San Diego-area high schools to participate: Canyon Crest Academy, a public high school with a specialized education in the arts, sciences and technology and The Preuss School, a charter high school for low-income students who aspire to become the first in their families to graduate from college.

Students participating in the STEM outreach program will have an opportunity to:

  • See how circuit boards and assemblies are manufactured (You know that cell phone you love so much? It doesn’t work without a circuit board);

  • Learn about various career options available within the electronics manufacturing industry;

  • Get a glimpse into the scope and importance of the electronics manufacturing industry;

  • Take part in panel discussions over lunch with expert industry thought leaders; and

  • Participate in a private tour of the show floor.

AGENDA: 8:30–9:15 Check In & Welcome

9:15–10:30 Breakfast Welcome from John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO  Making a circuit board from common household items demo -- David Bergman, IPC vice president of standards and training

10:30–12:00 Show floor tours

12:00–12:45 Lunch

12:45–2:00 Panel Discussions

LINK TO NEWS RELEASE: IPC to Launch STEM Outreach Program at IPC APEX EXPO 2018

CONTACT: If you are interested in covering all or a portion of the program or interviewing IPC program spokespersons, please contact Sandy Gentry, IPC’s communications director at SandyGentry@ipc.org or +1 847-2871. You will need to register for IPC APEX EXPO in order to gain access to the event.


IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 4,300-member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

Jun 17, 2018 -

IPC’s PCB Technology Trends Study Underway, OEM Survey Open Until July 6

Jun 17, 2018 -

IPC Hand Soldering Regional Qualification Competition Winner Crowned at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2018

Jun 06, 2018 -

IPC Welcomes U.S. Senate Defense Bill; Provision on Military Electronics Reflects IPC’s Priorities

Jun 04, 2018 -

Alternative Manufacturing, Inc. Earns Recertification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 AND IPC-A-610

Jun 04, 2018 -

Electronics and Textiles Come Together at IPC E-Textiles 2018

Jun 03, 2018 -

New IPC Report Shows Turnaround in North American PCB Market Size and Domestic Production 2018 Annual Report on the North American PCB Industry Released

May 29, 2018 -

North American PCB Industry Growth Continues but at a Slower Pace IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for April 2018

May 22, 2018 -

IPC Releases Additional Test Coupons for the IPC-2221B Gerber Coupon Generator Test Coupons provide structural integrity verification based on current printed board design technology

May 21, 2018 -

Ventec International Group Awarded IPC-4101/40 Qualified Products Listing Certification

May 15, 2018 -

Electronics Industry Executives Meet in DC to Urge Action on Pro-Manufacturing Policies

917 more news from Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC) »

Jun 18, 2018 -

About the creation of communication standards to enable machine to machine cooperation in SMT lines by ELS

Jun 18, 2018 -

Online SMT Auction July 5th – July 11th, 2018

Jun 17, 2018 -

SMT Nuremberg Pays Off for Europlacer & Speedprint.

Jun 17, 2018 -

Libra Industries’ Christopher R. Howell Memorial Foundation Awards $22,500 in Scholarships during Annual Golf Outing

Jun 17, 2018 -

New Low-Temperature Solder Paste from SHENMAO

Jun 17, 2018 -

Jeremy Zhou Appointed to China Regional Sales Manager for VJ Electronix, Inc.

Jun 17, 2018 -

IPC’s PCB Technology Trends Study Underway, OEM Survey Open Until July 6

Jun 17, 2018 -

Join Scienscope this Week at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo

Jun 17, 2018 -

IPC Hand Soldering Regional Qualification Competition Winner Crowned at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2018

Jun 17, 2018 -

DDM Novastar Welcomes New Director of Engineering

See electronics manufacturing industry news »

IPC STEM Outreach Program Introduces Students to the Electronics Industry at IPC APEX EXPO 2018 news release has been viewed 4 times

  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Industry News
  • »
  • IPC STEM Outreach Program Introduces Students to the Electronics Industry at IPC APEX EXPO 2018
Rework Training Materials

guided rework station ersa