Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that Michelle Ogihara, Senior Sales Manager at Seika and SMTA Director & VP of Communications, will help to host the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) Women’s Leadership Program at SMTA International. The event is scheduled to take place Monday, September 26, 2016 at 2 p.m. in Room 48 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.
Priyanka Dobrial, Ph.D., Intel Corporation, will chair the event with Michelle Ogihara, Seika Machinery, Inc., as co-chair. This will be followed by a panel discussion at 4 p.m. about the technical achievements of women, mentoring, and STEM initiatives. The afternoon concludes with the annual Women’s Leadership Connection Reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres from 5-6 p.m.
All women attending SMTA International are invited to attend the annual SMTA Women’s Leadership Connection Reception where women can come together to network and socialize.
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. For more information about the SMTA, visit www.smta.org. For more information about Seika Machinery, visit www.seikausa.com.
Seika Machinery, Inc. (SMI) is a subsidiary of Seika Corporation, Japan and member of the Mitsubishi Global Group. SMI provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services.