The SMTA announced that the Evolving Technologies Summit will be held on October 15, 2012 as a focused symposium at SMTA International in Orlando, FL. The purpose of the summit is to present the key issues in PCB Embedded Technology, Advanced Materials, Printing, and Technology Roadmaps in order to gain insight about the way technology will change in the future.
The event is organized by Reza Ghaffarian, Ph.D., Jet Propulsion Laboratories, Lars Böttcher, Fraunhofer Institute IZM, and Steve Greathouse, Plexus Corp. Session topics include PCB Embedded Technology - The Development, Application and Reliability, Advanced Materials and Printing, and Technology Roadmaps of Our Ever-Changing Future. The symposium will close with a panel discussion on Component Packaging Technology, Embedded Active Devices, Nanomaterials, Packaging/Solar to Meet Customer Needs, 3D/TSV Packaging, Lead-Free, and Roadmaps.
Details about the Evolving Technologies Summit and SMTA International can be found online at http://smta.org/smtai/symposium.cfm#et or contact SMTA administrator JoAnn Stromberg: 952-920-7682 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.