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IMAPS 2008
The 41st International Symposium on Microelectronics

Bringing together the entire microelectronics supply chain!

November 2-6, 2008
Rhode Island Convention Center - Providence, Rhode Island USA

Conference and Exhibition:
November 4-6, 2008
Professional Development Courses:
November 2-3, 2008

On-line Registration has closed
You must register on-site in Providence

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We would like to invite you to 41st International Symposium on Microelectronics in Providence, Rhode Island, where you will be able to enjoy plenty of family fun, a critically acclaimed arts scene, a sophisticated nightlife, and world-class dining options. We have brought together a Technical Program featuring 31 sessions containing more than 200 presentations addressing all aspects of microelectronics packaging - “everything in electronics between the chip and the system.” 

IMAPS 2008 will feature...

Two World-Renown Keynote Presentations
Dr. John C. Zolper, Vice President, Raytheon Company
The Honorable Donald L. Carcieri, Governor of Rhode Island
Dr. John C. Zolper
Vice President, Raytheon Company

The Honorable Donald L. Carcieri
Governor of Rhode Island
An Unmatched, Global Technical Program
31 Sessions, 200+ Papers
6 Concurrent Technical Tracks
Industry Focused Areas; Systems/Design; Materials; Signal Integrity; Relability; Advanced Technologies; and Packaging Processes
Program at a Glance | Interactive Track
17 Professional Development Courses Intro to Microelectronics Packaging...; Advances in 3D...; Multilayer Co-fired Ceramics; MEMS/MOEMS, Nano...; Biomedical Materials...; Screen Printing; Advanced Thermal...; Wire Bonding...; High Temp and Harsh Environments...; ... and many more.
Translated Session: Japanese-to-English Technology Drivers Trends of High Density Packaging for Mobile Electronics
State-of-the-Art Exhibition and Technology Showcase 200 booths displaying new products and concepts. Booth space is limited - reserve before it's too late.
Global Business Council Marketing Forum Alternative Energy: Options, Supply Chains, and Industry Trends
Alternative Energy Panel Discussion This panel will address the need for energy, hot markets and what is not, and where microelectronics already is involved and where the role must be expanded.
Invaluable Student Program Student Industry Panel/Reception, Plant Tour, Student Competitions and other programs are designed to provide students with technical information, industry insight, and valuable connections.

...and that's only the technical side of the Symposium! There are also a lot of other exciting activites planned for you -- the 14th Annual Golf Classic, the Spouse/Companion Tour, to name only a few.

Welcome to the 41st International Symposium on Microelectronics - IMAPS 2008, Providence!

Welcome from Rhode Island Governor
Donald L. Carcieri

The Honorable Donald L. Carcieri, Governor of Rhode Island

Welcome from Providence Mayor
David N. Cicilline

David N. Cicilline, Mayor of Providence

Media Sponsors:


Advanced Packaging - Media Sponsor
Antennas Online - Media Sponsor
Chip Scale Review - Media Sponsor
Equipment Protection - Media Sponsor
Global SMT & Packaging - Media Sponsor
LED Journal - Media Sponsor
Photonics Spectra - Media Sponsor
SMT - Media Sponsor
Thermal News - Media Sponsor

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Premier Sponsors:

Natel - Premier Sponsor, Platinum

Panasonic Factory Solutions - Premier Sponsor, Gold

Hesse & Knipps - Premier Sponsor, Silver

Contributing Sponsors:

Speaker/Chair Gifts, Session Notepads, Hotel Key Cards:Heraeus - Event Sponsor, Speaker/Chair Gifts, Session Notepads, Hotel Key Cards

Wireless Internet:
Metalor - Event Sponsor, Wireless Internet

Wireless Internet:
Umicore - Event Sponsor, Wireless Internet

Event Sponsors:

Sefar - Event Sponsor, Lanyards

Refreshment Breaks :Teledyne Microelectronics - Event Sponsor, Refreshment Breaks

Final Program:
Ticona Engineering Polymers - Final Program Sponsor

Final Program:Indium Corporation - Final Program Sponsor

Bag Inserts :

Reactive NanoTechnologies (RNT) - Event Sponsor, Bag Inserts

Golf Sponsors:

VIOX Corporation - Golf Sponsor

Technic - Golf Sponsor

Barry Industries - Golf Sponsor

Gannon & Scott - Golf Sponsor

Colt Refining - Golf Sponsor

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