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Austin, TX 

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CTEA Electronics Design, Manufacturing & Test Symposium

   The Central Texas Chapter of IMAPS held its February meeting at TEL (Tokyo Electron Limited) with technical presentations and pizza for supper.  With 66 attendees, it was a good opportunity for networking.  The presentations were "Trends in Test Technology for Advanced Packaging" by Joe Klein, "Using PVD for On-Chip EMI Shielding" by Stephen Golovato, "A Review of Semiconductor Packaging from an Industrial Perspective to See Whether Can Apply Any of this to HB LED Packaging" by Gerry Keller, "Using Surface Analysis Techniques to Solve Packaging and Interconnect Problems" by Scott Baumann, and "The Last Mile: Moving 3D IC into HVM" by Jan Vardaman.  Planning has started for the next meeting in May.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 
Tokyo Electron (TEL) at 2400 Grove Boulevard in SE Austin


3:00  -   Registration Begins
3:30  -   Welcome and Introductions
                Joe Klein, Region Sales Manager, TEL Test Systems
3:55  -  “Using PVD for On-Chip EMI Shielding,”
               Stephen Golovato, Dry Process Technology Director, TEL NEXX
                Gerry Keller, Owner / GM, Madera Solutions
4:45  -   Break & Networking
                Scott Baumann, Founder, Materials Characterization Services
6:00  -   Closing Remarks and Door Prizes Drawing
6:05  -   Food & Refreshments Served with More Networking
RSVP to Bob Baker at:  rjbakeratx@austin.rr.com
No charge for SMTA & IMAPS members;  $10 for all non-members >> (Cash or Check ONLY!)
Event Location:
Tokyo Electron at 2400 Grove Boulevard, Austin, Texas (between Riverside Dr & Ben White Blvd)
See Map at:   (Map to TEL)
In Central Texas, SMTA and IMAPS work together as the Central Texas Electronics Association (CTEA)

CTEA Annual Electronics Expo and Tech Symposium

Central Texas Electronics Association


Electronics Design & Manufacturing Tech Forum & Expo
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Norris Conference Center behind Northcross Mall in Austin


10:00 – 4:00  Trade Show Open
               Melissa Murphy,  Communications Coach, University of Texas at Austin
               Jason Jowers,  Quality & Operations Director, Velocity Electronics
      Noon - FREE Lunch and Networking in Exhibit Area
        1:00 - Door Prize Drawings and More Networking
                      Cheryl Tulkoff,  Sr Member of Technical Staff, DfR Solutions
        2:30 "Striplines and Microstrips"
                      Jim Eatman,  Principal, Eatman Associates
 4:00 -   Trade Show Closes
Registration Via SMTA Website:
This event is free for SMTA and IMAPS members and non-members as well.
Event Location:
Norris Conference Center at Northcross Mall (backside), 2525 West Anderson Lane, Austin, Texas
In Central Texas, SMTA and IMAPS work together as
 the Central Texas Electronics Association (CTEA)

Chapter Calendar of Events
Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
February 5, 2013
02:00 pm
CTEA Electronics Symposium Feb 5, 2013 Austin, TX 512-724-1138   Mary Ann Nailos 
April 9, 2013
03:00 pm
CTEA Electronics Symposium: 4/9/13 National Instruments (NI) 512-724-1138   Mary Ann Nailos 
September 17, 2013
CTEA Technical Symposium at AT&T Labs AT&T Labs 512-724-1138   Mary Nailos 
December 5, 2013
CTEA Annual Electronics Trade Show and Symposium Norris Conference Center 512-724-1138   Mary Nailos 
February 13, 2014
03:00 pm
Electronics Design, Manufacturing, Test Symposium ITT Tech at 6330 US-290 512-345-1025   Bob Baker 
May 6, 2014
02:00 pm
CTEA Electronics Symposium at Tyrex Group Austin, TX 512-345-1025   Bob Baker 
August 12, 2014
02:00 pm
CTEA symposium Aug. 12 at Flextronics Flextronics Austin 512-345-1025   Bob Baker 
October 14, 2014
CTEA Annual Electronics Expo Norris Conference Center (512) 345-1025   Bob Baker 
February 10, 2015
03:00 pm
CTEA Electronics Symposium Tokyo Electron (TEL) at 2400 Grove Boulevard 512-345-1025   Bob Baker 

President : Richard Donald Prekup  (ionDesign, Inc)
Phone : 512-663-5791
Email : rprekup@iondsn.com

Vice President : Steve Rosebaugh  (ASE (US) Inc.)
Phone : 512-583-6011
Email : steve.rosebaugh@aseus.com

Secretary : Larry Nathan Bright  (Microsemi Corporation)
Phone : 512-228-5788
Email : larry.bright@microsemi.com

Treasurer : Robert J. Baker  
Phone : 512-345-1025
Email : rjbakeratx@austin.rr.com

VP of Technical Programs : Tommy Fox  (Optimal Electronics Corporation)
Phone : 512-673-7416
Email : tfox@optelco.com

Past President : Andrew Mawer  (Freescale Semiconductor)
Phone : 512-895-7925
Email : andrew.mawer@freescale.com

VP of Membership (Appointed) : Everitt William Mace  
Phone : 512-966-1536
Email : billmace6@gmail.com

Arrangements Chairman (Appointed) : Ron Kampa  (ASE (US) Inc.)
Phone : 512-583-6005
Email : ron.kampa@aseus.com

SMTA Liaison : Mary Ann Nailos  (Dell, Inc.)
Phone : 512-724-1138
Email : mary_nailos@dell.com

IMAPS Liaison (Appointed) : Bennett Joiner  
Phone : 512-964-8507
Email : bennett_joiner@hotmail.com

Board Liaison : Randy Schueller (DfR Solutions)
Phone Contact : 512-658-6318
Email Address : rschueller@dfrsolutions.com

SMTA Global Members

Celestica Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Creation Technologies Inc. Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. Keysight Technologies Lockheed Martin Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG Microsoft Corporation OnCore Manufacturing Services Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics Specialty Coating Systems Texwipe Vitronics Soltec USA