SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News


Dec 07, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The SMTA is pleased to announce that the 5th annual Medical Electronics Symposium will be held January 29-31, 2008 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. The technical program will consist of six technical sessions and a plenary session over two days with two tutorials following the symposium on the last day.

The symposium will feature topics concerning patient care and technology, eco-compliance, reliability, optimizing component selection, ultra small SiP for medical applications, benefits of lean flow manufacturing, and much more.

The keynote presentation, titled “The Imminent Revolution of Medical Electronics”, will be given by Celeste Null, Director of Biomedical Engineering, Intel Corporation on Wednesday, January 30. Celeste has held engineering management positions in all facets of semiconductor manufacturing, including product, process, and technology development, as well as design, qualification, and customer engagements.

To complement the symposium, two tutorials on Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) are offered on Thursday, January 31st. The morning tutorial will cover “Strategies for Comprehensive and Cost Effective Automatic Testing for Medical Electronics”. The afternoon tutorial will continue with “Utilizing DFT and BIST to Complement Automatic Testing of Medical Electronics”.

The Medical Electronics Symposium, previously held in Minneapolis, MN will now be co-located with the Medical Device and Manufacturing Expo (MD&M) West. MD&M West has been a recognized resource for medical devices and equipment since 1985 and is co-located with the Electronics West Tradeshow, the world's largest exhibit for medical manufacturing.

For full details and to register for the 2008 Medical Electronics Symposium, visit the website listed below or contact Melissa Serres: 952-920-7682 or

The SMTA 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.

Sep 18, 2017 -

LED A.R.T. Symposium Program Announced

Sep 06, 2017 -

Women’s Leadership Program at SMTA International

Sep 03, 2017 -

SMART Group to Become SMTA Europe

Aug 29, 2017 -

International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) Workshops

Aug 26, 2017 -

Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference Announced

Aug 16, 2017 -

SMTA Capital Expo to Feature Essemtec Fox Pick and Place System

Aug 14, 2017 -

Shannan O’Shaughnessy, GVD Corporation, to Present at SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Forum on August 24

Aug 08, 2017 -

iNEMI’s Bill Bader to Keynote Technical Innovations Symposium at SMTA International

Aug 06, 2017 -

Gerry Partida, Summit Interconnect, to Present at SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Forum on August 24th

Aug 01, 2017 -

Mike Bixenman, KYZEN Corporation, Wins Best of Presentation Award at the 2017 International Conference on Soldering and Reliability (ICSR)

565 more news from Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) »

Sep 24, 2017 -

Europlacer Shows Printer at Productronica India – Just!

Sep 24, 2017 -

Microtronic GmbH Appoints Distributor for the LBT210 & ConTTest Systems in Spain and Portugal

Sep 24, 2017 -

INTERFLUX® Electronics Completes Testing on New Alloy at Ersa Demo Room

Sep 24, 2017 -

CyberOptics Launches Coordinate Measurement Software Suite for New High Speed SQ3000™ CMM System

Sep 21, 2017 -

Logic PD Sponsoring, Exhibiting at American Medical Device 2017

Sep 20, 2017 -

Viscom AG adopts Valor Process Preparation solution for electronics manufacturing efficiency

Sep 20, 2017 -


Sep 20, 2017 -

New IPC Studies Show World PCB Market Up in 2016 as North American Market Shrinkage Slows World PCB Production and Annual North American PCB Industry Reports Released

Sep 20, 2017 -

ADLINK Technology invites clients to join the MEC Congress 2017

Sep 19, 2017 -

ASC International to Highlight 3D AOI/SPI Innovations at SMTA International

See electronics manufacturing industry news »

MEDICAL ELECTRONICS SYMPOSIUM ANNOUNCED news release has been viewed 884 times

HeatShield Gel- thermal PCB shield during reflow

Plasma Prior to Conformal Coating