SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

News from The SMART Group


2013 SMART Group European Conference to Feature World-Class Speakers

Sep 10, 2013

SMART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on surface mount and related technologies, announces that its annual SMART Group European Conference & Table Top Exhibition will be held from 2-3 October 2013 at the Spread Eagle Hotel in Cornmarket Thame, Oxfordshire, England.

In true SMART Group form, the conference will focus on real-life issues, providing speakers that are both experienced and innovative enough to answer all the questions that most plague companies today. The team of speakers comes from respected organisations and combines to give a global overview of alloy use and soldering methods as well as key areas of solder alloy choice, including lead-free, SAC and high tins; methods for choosing lead-free alloys; quality/cost considerations; educating the industry to repatriate business and stay competitive; and the importance of compliance and how to stay updated.

Key speakers on these alloy selection topics include:

Dominic Lodge, Solders Technology Manager, Soldertec at ITRI Ltd.
Dominic has worked with the Institute for Materials, Minerals and Mining, the International Tin Research Institute (ITRI), and Cookson Electronics. He has developed low-Ag solders and run qualification programs for major OEMs. Dominic rejoined ITRI to manage the Solder Technology Division.

Keith Sweatman, Senior Technical Advisor at Nihon Superior Co. Ltd.
Keith brings 40 years of solid experience in soldering technology. He has worked at ITRI and Multicore Solders, and is now with Nihon Superior Co., Ltd., coupling a scientific basis for solder alloy development with his experience through a series of collaborative ventures with global academia.

Richard Boyle, Global Product Champion, Solder Material Range at Henkel
Richard began his career at Multicore solders and then Henkel. He concentrates on real-world applications and solutions, interfacing with customers and professional associations and institutions globally.

Find out more about solder alloys as well as anything else you want to know at the SMART Group conference on October 2-3. Organisers have assembled a team of world-class experts to bring attendees up to date so that they can make the best judgments for their companies.

Plan to attend the SMART Group European Conference. To register, contact Tony Gordon at info@smartgroup.org or +44 [0]1494 465217.

You must be a registered user to talk back to us.

More News from The SMART Group

Oct 04, 2016 -

SMART Group to Host Soldering Void Workshop 

Apr 29, 2016 -

SMART Group to Host smart-e-webinar about Achieving Compliance with a Modern ESD-Control Standard

Aug 17, 2015 -

ASM COO to Keynote SMART Group’s 2015 European Conference

Aug 04, 2015 -

SMART Group Adds Important Topic to Its 2015 European Conference

May 22, 2015 -

Space Is Filling Quickly for SMART Group’s 2015 European Conference & Exhibition

Feb 21, 2014 -

Value Add: SMART Group and NPL to Host Free Hands-on Conformal Coating & Cleaning Experience PLUS Webinar

Feb 21, 2014 -

SMART Group Launches Free Conformal Coating & Cleaning Defect Guide

Sep 17, 2013 -

Cleaning: Find the “Goldilocks” Solution at the SMART Group Conference

Sep 10, 2013 -

2013 SMART Group European Conference to Feature World-Class Speakers

Sep 03, 2013 -

NPL to Host SMART Group Conformal Coating Event

(19) more news from The SMART Group

2013 SMART Group European Conference to Feature World-Class Speakers news release has been viewed 663 times

Used PCB Equipment - AdoptSMT

SMT Services - STI Electronics