The SMTA and the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) announce the technical program for the Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials this June 26-28, 2018 in College Park, Maryland.
The symposium will commence on Tuesday, June 26 with sessions on standards and future technologies that will feature presentations from NSWC Crane, GIDEP, Northrop Grumman and United Technologies Research Center among others.
The second day of the symposium will focus on U.S. government reactions, detection related issues, information security and industry impacts. Presentations are scheduled from companies including U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory, IBM, Battelle and more.
Thursday, June 28, is dedicated to two full day workshops on (1) The Implementation Process of SAE 6171 and (2) Use of Component Documentation and Supply Chain for Counterfeit Avoidance.
The information presented at this symposium is valuable to quality and reliability managers, supply chain managers, brand protection specialists, inspectors, marketing and procurement policy makers, contracts and legal management, security specialists and government agencies.
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.
The Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE), the largest electronic products and systems research center focused on electronics reliability, is dedicated to providing a knowledge and resource base to support the development of competitive electronic components, products and systems. For more information visit: https://www.smta.org/counterfeit/