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Joint SMTA / iMAPs / IPC Designers Council Meeting on Flexible Circuits at the Courtyard By Marriott Marlborough

Oct 08, 2011

Technical Presentation:

Flexible Circuits Design Seminar covering the following topics:

  • Flex circuit benefits
  • Construction Types
  • Material Properties
  • Design for Flexibility
  • Impedance control on Cross-hatched Shields

Presentation Speaker: 

Lawrence Smith; Applications Engineer with Molex

Abstract: 

Flexible printed circuits are electro – mechanical devices. They require sound design practices to be successful. This presentation will cover these design techniques which focus on stress management and the flex material properties which drives these design techniques resulting in robust flex circuit designs. This presentation will also cover how cross-hatch shields maybe used to increase flexibility while maintaining impedance control and signal integrity.

Speaker's Bio: 

Lawrence Smith
Applications Engineer
19 years experience in the flex design and manufacture
IPC certified

Date: Tues., October 25th, 2011

Location: Courtyard By Marriott Marlborough

Buffet Dinner Cost: $25.00 Members (SMTA, iMAPS, IPCDC), $30.00 Non-members, $20 Retired/Unemployed. >> ALL are subject to $5 late or at door registration. Cash, credit card or checks made payable to SMTA or iMAPS N.E. for this meeting only. If you desire to attend only the technical presentation (means no dinner), please fill in the online RSVP (link below) with your last name entered like "Sivigny (meeting only)"

Agenda:
5:30 - 6:00 PM Sign-In and Socializing
6:00 - 6:50 PM Buffet Dinner
6:50 - 7:00 PM SMTA Chapter’s Upcoming Meeting Announcements
7:00 - 9:00 PM Technical Presentation

Please RSVP to Mike Sivigny at smta@cetaq-americas.com by Thursday, October 20th at absolute latest.

If you make a reservation & can't come, pls. let us know by Mon., October 24th at noon or the chapter gets billed for your meal!

IMPORTANT: In subject line please list number of attendees and the name of your company.
(i.e., Mike Jansen (1) from Textron Systems will attend this meeting on 10-25-11)

If you have any questions please call: Mike Jansen, Chapter VP, at Textron Systems, 978-657-1208, Lou Feinstein; Chapter VP Tech. Prog’s at TXT 978-657-2123 or Rich Breault, Chapter Pres., at Lightspeed Mfg, 978-687-7676

SMTA Boston Chapter thanks you for your continued support!

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