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SMTA International Program Finalized and Registration Is Now Open!

Jun 11, 2015

The SMTA International Technical Committee has finalized their best program to date and registration is now open. The conference will include 130 papers, 19 short courses, and three focused symposiums. Start planning now to attend SMTA International this fall!

SMTA International 2015 Highlights

Keynote: "3D Technology Trends and Manufacturing Challenges" - Rozalia Beica, Chief Technology Officer with Yole Developpement, will share the industry's 3D technology trends and implications on assembly and manufacturing.ts! 

SMTA/NPL - Solder Paste and Solder Joint Automatic Inspection Experience - This year's special feature area, supported by SMTA & NPL, will include live printing ultra-fine pitch deposits, 0201 and 01005 devices, inspection and measurement of different combinations of materials, plus some of the key in-process inspection steps to make a process perform correctly. It will also include AOI inspection of printed board assemblies for open joints, lifted leads, partial lifting of passives and other less common defects. 

Tech Tours! - Make sure to sign up for a special guided tour of placement or inspection equipment on the show floor.  Get your questions answered and see first-hand the latest technology to help you increase yield.

Co-located IPC Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings: - Contribute to the industry standards and guidelines that your company, customers and suppliers rely on by participating in the IPC Standards Development Committee Meetings. This landmark collaborative effort by both associations has proven a major benefit to the electronics manufacturing industry as a whole. 

Robotics Alley

Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing - A special "Robotics Alley" area will provide a glimpse into the amazing advances that are occurring in robotics, sensors and advanced manufacturing. This interactive space will feature information on the latest technological developments, hands-on demos and - of course - robots! 

There are multiple opportunities to get discounted registration for the conference. 

  • Save 10% when you register before August 28, 2015
  • Save 10% if it is your first time attending SMTA International
  • Register four people from your company and get $100 off each registration!
  • Currently enrolled students can attend for just $25!

Early Bird Deadline: August 28, 2015

SMTA International

Conference: Sep. 27 - Oct. 1, 2015
Exhibition: Sep. 29 - 30, 2015
Donald Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL, USA

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