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4th International Conference and Exhibition on
Device Packaging

Radisson Fort McDowell Resort and Casino
Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, Arizona USA

General Chair:
Ted Tessier
FlipChip International
Chief Technical Officer
602-431-4764 |

Conference and Technical Workshops
March 17-20, 2008
Exhibition and Technology Showcase
March 18-19, 2008
Professional Development Courses
March 17, 2008
GBC Spring Conference
March 16-17, 2008

Announcement and Call for Abstracts
Advanced Technology Workshop on

Electronic Packaging Issues for Medical Devices
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This workshop is being held as a part of the Device Packaging Conference

Abstract Deadline:  November 30, 2007

Technical Chair:
Dr. Peter C. Tortorici
Medtronic Microelectronics Center
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: 480-377-3621
Technical Chair:
Steven J. Adamson
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone: 760-930-7274
Medical Devices Organizing Committee:

Vijay Varadan, University of Arkansas; vjvesm(AT)
Mona Masghati, SIONEX Corporation; mmasghati(AT)

Hotel Information | Speaker Information | Exhibit Information | Reserve Booth(s)

Electronic Packaging Issues for Medical Devices Workshop Focus:
The objective of the Electronic Packaging Issues for Medical Devices Workshop is to have a forum that brings together scientists, engineers, manufacturing, academia, and business people from around the world who are working in the area of electronic packaging for various types of medical devices. This workshop has been specifically organized to allow for the presentation and discussion of the current electronic packaging trends and issues affecting a wide variety of medical applications.
Abstracts are being requested on the following topics:

  • Implantable device technology and trends
  • Imaging and Biosensors
  • MEMS/Nano Technology
  • Hearing/Vision Aids
  • Neurological Devices
  • Blood Diagnostics
  • Disposable Electronics
  • Biometric Identification
  • Wireless/RF Telemetry
  • Microfluidics
  • Environmental Constraints for Medical
  • Biocompatibility of Materials
  • Reliability Assessments
  • Qualification Approaches
  • RoHS Compliance & Regulations
  • Outsourcing Issues

Those wishing to present in the Electronic Packaging Issues for Medical Devices sector of the Device Packaging Conference must submit a 200-300 word abstract electronically no later than November 30, 2007, using the on-line submittal form at: Please contact Jackki Morris-Joyner by email at or by phone at 305-382-8433 if you have questions.

Device Packaging Exhibit and Technology Show:
IMAPS will hold a concurrent exhibition for vendors and suppliers who support the many aspects of Medical Devices. This venue features an ideal atmosphere to showcase your products and services to key decision-making professionals in the industry. Full 8' by 10' exhibit spaces will be available. To reserve booth space please fill out the on-line submittal form before February 12, 2008 or contact Ann Bell by email at or by phone at 202-548-8717.

Device Packaging Professional Development Courses (PDCs):
For those wishing to broaden their knowledge of device packaging, a selection of half-day courses will be offered on Monday, March 17th, preceding the technical conference. If you would like to participate as an instructor, please submit a description of your short course to Jackki Morris-Joyner by email at no later than November 30, 2007.

Interested in Exhibits? Contact Ann Bell -
Interested in becoming a Speaker/Chair? Contact Jackki Morris-Joyner -
Interested in helping organize the 2008 Conference? Contact Brian Schieman -

Hotel Reservation Deadline - February 12, 2008
Housing accommodations must be made directly to:

Radisson Fort McDowell Resort & Casino
10438 North Fort McDowell Road
Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, AZ 85264
Rooms on hold March 15 – 20, 2008

For reservations, call (480) 789-5300 or (800) 333-3333 and mention IMAPS – Device Packaging Conference

Hotel availability and rates will not be guaranteed after February 12, 2008.

Speaker Dates/Information:

  • Abstracts due: November 30, 2007
  • Extended Abstract or Abstract Book Materials due: February 8, 2008
  • Hotel Reservation Deadline: February 12, 2008
  • Powerpoint/Presentation file for CD-Rom due not later than: March 20, 2008 (Last day of Conference)
  • Powerpoint/Presentation file used during session: Speaker's responsibility to bring to session on USB and/or CD (recommended to have back-up on personal laptop or email to prior to event)
  • Technical Presentation Time: 30 minutes (25 to present; 5 for Q&A)


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