Topics to be covered include:
- Semiconductor Technology
- Substrate Advancements
- Connectors and Interconnect Technology
- Lead-Free Implementation
- Tin Whiskers
- Advancements in Materials
- Next Generation Harsh Environment Automotive Systems
- Latest Developments in Thermal Cycle Testing for Extreme Environment Electronics
- Substrate Surface Finishes for Harsh Environment Applications Chemical, Thermal and Vibration Considerations for Industrial Electronics
- Electronics Operating Environments for Military Electronics (land, sea, air and space)
- Solar Electronics
- Reliability (HALT, ESS, HASS)
200-300 word abstracts should be submitted as a Word document to Melissa Serres Marx at firstname.lastname@example.org or on-line at http://www.smta.org/education/education.cfm#aims by March 27, 2009. Please include the following contact information with abstract: Name, Company, Mailing Address, Telephone Number, Fax Number, E-Mail Address, and Presentation Title.
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.