SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting

Feb 26, 2011

The Capital Chapter is pleased to announce the upcoming SMTA meeting at EIT, Inc., 108 Carpenter Drive, Sterling, VA 20164 on March 29, 2011 from 4pm-8pm.

Ms. Helena Pasquito, EPTAC Corporation, will discuss the utmost important key industry standards IPC J-STD-001 as well as IPC-A-610 and the changes both standards have experienced over the past years.

Ms. Pasquito has more than 20 years of industry experience in the field of IPC standards and is an approved and certified Master Instructor for industry standards. Furthermore, she is an active member of multiple IPC Task Groups and Certification Committees and works on the further development and update of standards such as IPC-A-610, J-STD-001. Helena is the recipient of the IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award for Contribution to IPC-A-610E and IPC J-STD-001E.

The evening is scheduled as follows:

  • 5:00 - 5:30 Sign in and Networking

  • 5:30 - 6:15 Dinner (Survey for future meetings)

  • 6:15 - 7:15 Presentation 1: Helena Pasquito, EPTAC Corporation – IPC J-STD 001/IPC-A-610

  • 7:15 - :7:25 Break

  • 7:25 - 8:25 Presentation 2: Chrys Shea, Shea Engineering, TBD

Each presentation will encompass a 45 min presentation with a 15min. time frame for a Q&A session.

Registration fees:

Members: $20

Non Members: $30

To register for this event as well as any upcoming ones or for more information about the SMTA, please visit or contact Ms. Karen Ebner, Chapter President, at or Mr. Alfred Freire, Chapter Secretary, at

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