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SMTA Announces Call for Abstracts for Counterfeit Electronic Parts Symposium East

Feb 29, 2012

SMTA and CALCE @ University of Maryland are pleased to announce the west coast venue for the Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Electronic Supply Chain East. The program will be held June 26-28, 2012 at the Colony Ballroom, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland at College Park.  Abstracts are being accepted through March 23rd, 2012.

Topics will include:

  • Law enforcement tools for combatting
  • Impact of supply chain changes on the component management practices: quality, reliability, manufacturability
  • Electronic parts distribution: current stage and evolution
  • Authentication techniques for securing electronic part supply chain
  • Inspections tools and techniques for detecting counterfeit parts
  • New areas of counterfeit concerns: materials, energy storage
  • Industry and international working groups and standards on electronic part supply chain and counterfeit electronic parts

The conference is organized by SMTA in conjunction with the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) at the University of Maryland. This symposium will be valuable to quality and reliability manager, supply chain managers, brand protection specialists, inspectors, marketing and procurement policy makers, contracts and legal management, security specialists and government agencies. The focus is to provide relevant information to the professionals that can be used for solving problems today while planning for a different business and technology environment in the future.

Please provide an abstract (within 300 words) on any relevant topics to Dr. Diganta Das via email to diganta@umd.edu no later than March 23, 2012. Final presentations are due May 18, 2012.

Watch for additional symposium information.


The SMTA membership 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.

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