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The Ultrapure Water Micro conference collects the leading thinkers, planners and doers on the water side of microelectronics manufacturing in one place to discuss technological breakthroughs and upcoming needs, cost saving and reuse opportunities, and developments in the sector. Visit to book your pass for UPW Micro 2016, June 7-8 in Austin, Texas."

SMTA-IPC High Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference

Organized by SMTA and IPC

October 25-27,2016
Hyatt Rosemont

"How clean is clean?" is more challenging to answer as conductors and circuit traces become narrower. What is acceptably clean for one industry segment may be unacceptable in others.

Brought to you by IPC and SMTA, the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference will cover technological developments in all areas of cleaning and coating applied to electronics assemblies.

The event will include a technical conference, two half-day tutorials, networking activities and tabletop exhibits. Tutorials will provide practical information on materials, equipment and methodologies at the basic-to-intermediate levels. The technical conference will feature advanced-level presentations from subject-matter experts, emphasizing case studies of real-world problems along with solutions.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Gold Sponsors
KYZEN Corporation ZESTRON Americas

Silver Sponsor/ Tabletop Exhibitor

Bronze Sponsor/ Tabletop Exhibitor
Practical Components

Lanyard Sponsor/Tabletop Exhibitor
Aqueous Technologies

Tabletop Exhibitors



MB Tech


Plasma Ruggedized Solutions


Specialty Coating Systems


Registrations are being taken through the SMTA Online Registration System.

LED Assembly, Reliability & Testing Symposium 2016

CALCE and SMTA are pleased to announce the program for the LED Assembly, Reliability & Testing Symposium at the Crowne Plaza Midtown, Atlanta, GA from November 29 to December 1, 2016.

The LED Assembly, Reliability & Testing (A.R.T.) Symposium will provide attendees with information to bridge the gap between the semiconductor physics and the architectural design level issues in LED supply chain. The design, manufacturing, reliability assessment, testing and inspection of LEDs and LED lighting products are not at the same level of development and interest. The LED A.R.T. Symposium is the forum for the industry to explore the problems faced and offer solutions.

The program presentations include (Complete schedule of two day symposium):

  • Thermal, Optical, and Electrical Performance of LED Die Attach
  • Circular Economy Business models for LED Lighting
  • LED Corrosion Failure Mechanisms & Identification
  • Color Shift Analysis and Modeling of High Power pc-LED under High Temperature and High Humidity
  • LED Reliability Assessments as a function of Clean and Not Cleaned Packages
  • Ultra-Thin Coatings to Mitigate Damage of LEDs and Associated Printed Circuit Boards Due to Environmental Exposure
  • Contact Dr. Diganta Das ( for more information on the technical program and the workshops.

    Hear from the speakers representing all sectors of the LED manufacturing and assembly supply chain including:

    MuAnalysis Mentor Graphics
    Alpha Assembly Solutions Daktronics
    Indium Corporation Creative Electron
    3M NanoLumens
    ECC Corp Corecentric Solutions
    Kyzen Corporation Auburn University
    University of Maryland

    Early bird registration rates are in effect until November 7. More information regarding pricing packages and registration can be found here. Contact Jenny Ng ( for more information on registration, exhibition, hotel and other information.

    On December 1, three workshops will be offered:

  • Light Emitting Diode (LED) Failure Mechanisms, Reliability, and Qualification - Full Day
    Dr. Diganta Das
    CALCE - University of Maryland, College Park.
  • LED Interconnects for Die Packaging and Luminaire Assembly - Half Day: Morning
    Gyan Dutt, Amit Patel & Nicholas Herrick
    Alpha Assembly.
  • Low Cost High Reliability Solder Materials - Half Day: Afternoon
    Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee
  • Exhibitors will include:

  • Kyzen Corporation
  • ESPEC North America
  • Conductive Containers, Inc.
  • Rehm Thermal Systems, LLC
  • Creative Electron, Inc.
  • And many more..
  • Registrations are being taken through the SMTA Online Registration System.

    Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials 2017

    2017 dates announced!

    Technical Symposium: June 27-29, 2017
    Expo: June 27-28, 2017
    Workshops: June 29, 2017

    University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    SMTA and CALCE @ University of Maryland are pleased to announce the east coast venue for the Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials. The program will be held June 27-28 at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The Workshops will be held June 29 at the University of Maryland. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from and share your insights with government, industry and academia who are addressing the counterfeit problem.

    Changes in electronic supply chain had been fast and furious in the last decades and its impact on the practices of companies is still evolving. It is well understood that, the scourge of counterfeit electronic parts is related to the changes in supply chain but it is only one of the many impacts. This symposium will provide a forum to cover all aspects of changes in the electronic parts supply chain on how an organization performs part selection and management through whole life cycle of the parts.

    Going beyond anecdotes and examples of counterfeit parts, this symposium focuses on the solutions that are available and are under development by all sectors of the industry.

    The symposium is organized by SMTA in conjunction with Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. This symposium will be valuable to quality and reliability manager, supply chain managers, brand protection specialists, inspectors, marketing and procurement policy makers, contracts and legal management, security specialists and government agencies. Our focus is to provide relevant information to the professionals that can be used for solving problems today while planning for a different business and technology environment in the future.

    Cancellation Policy: Registration fees will be refunded (less a $75 processing fee) if written notice is postmarked two weeks prior to the event date. Cancellations received within two weeks prior to event date will not be refunded to cover costs incurred.