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IMAPS 2010 - Research Triangle
43rd International Symposium on Microelectronics
Bringing Together The Entire Microelectronics Supply Chain!

Student Program

Dear IMAPS Academic Advisors and Students Members,

We cordially invite you to participate in college programs at the 43rd International Symposium on Microelectronics which will be held on October 31 - November 4, 2010. The programs listed below are designed to provide students with technical information, industry insight, and valuable connections. Student members can take advantage of a greatly reduced registration fee. Please see for more information.

Dr. Robert Evans
Technical Leader at Cisco Systems & Adjunct Assistant Professor at NC State University
IMAPS 2010 Student Activities Chair

Professional Development Course (PDC) Monitor:  

Students have the opportunity to serve as a PDC Monitor and attend the course free of charge.  Monitor must be a full time student and are assigned on a first-come basis. Sign up early by e-mailing Jackki Morris-Joyner ( with your top three choices no later than October 1st.

Student Paper Competition:  

Student authors will deliver paper presentations throughout the Symposium. Presentations will be evaluated on technical content, presentation skills, the written manuscript, and audience interaction. Winning students will receive cash prizes, a certificate, and recognition in Advancing Microelectronics magazine. 

Student Chapter Booth Competition:

Student chapters are encouraged to have a complimentary booth and exhibit on the main floor.  These booths allow students and chapters to demonstrate their activities to the microelectronics industry.  Student booths will be evaluated by a panel of judges on various criteria.  Winning chapter booths will receive cash prizes, certificates, and magazine recognition. Please contact Steve Greene ( for more information or to reserve your complimentary booth.  Booth judging will be on Tuesday, November 2nd, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm (Tentative). Student participating in the IMAPS 2007 Booth Competition

Student Chapter Meeting:  

Gain more insight and share your success on increasing membership and producing better programs with other student chapter leaders.  Learn ways to gain more chapter funding.  Join in on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm (Tentative).

Student Industry Panel/Reception: 

This will provide students both career development advice and industry insight from leading professionals.  Industry leaders and professional engineers will describe and discuss how their education, interests, and career experiences led to successful careers.   Students will also learn current industry expectations and what they should be doing now for their long-term career development.  A reception will immediately follow where students will have the opportunity to talk directly with the industry panelists and other leaders.  Join us on Tuesday, November 2nd, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Tentative).

Student Plant Tour -- DuPont Microcircuit Material Headquarters in Raleigh: 

Students have the opportunity to tour DuPont Microelectronics facility in Raleigh to interact with senior engineers and scientists during informative briefings. Students will learn first-hand how technologies are advancing a wide range of end-use applications, including photovoltaic solar energy, biosensors, automotive, consumer electronics, and military avionics. The plant tour is set for Wednesday, November 3rd.

Students at the IMAPS 2007 Tour

Students enjoying a plant tour during IMAPS 2008


Employment Center:  

The Employment Center will offer job seekers valuable complimentary services.  Center volunteers will post job openings, collect and forward resumes for these postings, and help schedule interviews at the employer’s request.  Tuesday, November 2nd - Wednesday, November 3rd. View more information about IMAPS Employment Center.

Event Sponsors

Logo Bags, Final Program, Internet Café and Convention Hall Signs:
NATEL - Platinum Sponsor

Logo Bags and Final Program:
Hesse & Knipps - Premier Sponsor, Gold
Logo Bags, Final Program, International Reception, Hotel Key Cards and Note Pads/Pens for Technical Sessions:
Heraeus Thick Film Division - Premier Sponsor, Gold
President Reception, Wireless and Lanyards :
Metalor - Presidential Sponsor
GBC Reception:
Dow Electronic Materials - GBC Sponsor
Exhibit Hall Lunch:
RFMD - Lunch Sponsor
Refreshment Breaks:
LORD Corporation - Refreshment Breaks Sponsor
Bag Inserts:
Terra Universal - Bag Insert Sponsor
Golf Sponsors
Golf Luncheon and Hole:
LORD Corporation - Golf Luncheon and Hole Sponsor
Technic Inc. - Golf Sponsor
VIOX Corporation - Golf Sponsor
Media Sponsors
Meptec - Media Sponsor
US Tech - Media Sponsor
Wafer & Device Packaging and Interconnect - Media Sponsor
Antennas Online - Media Sponsor
Equipment Protection - Media Sponsor
LED Journal - Media Sponsor
Thermal News - Media Sponsor

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