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IMAPS 2016 - Pasadena
Packaging the Connected World

IMAPS 2016 Pasadena

October 11-13, 2016
October 11-12, 2016
Professional Development Courses:
October 10, 2016
General Chair:
Erica Folk
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Technical Chair:
Dan Krueger
Honeywell FM&T
Technical Co-Chair - USA:
Mary Cristina Ruales Ortega
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Technical Co-Chair - Europe:
André Rouzaud
Technical Co-Chair - Asia:
Woong-Sun Lee
SK Hynix, Inc
Assistant Technical Co-Chair - USA:
Samson Shahbazi, Heraeus
Aric Shorey, Corning
Assistant Technical Co-Chairs - Europe:
Gabriel Parès, CEA LETI
Steffen Kroehnert, Nanium
Assistant Technical Co-Chair - Asia:
Kwang Sung Choi, ETRI
Seungwook Yoon, STATS ChipPAC Ltd.

Program Available This Week!

Exhibition Application
(Full Exhibit Details in Spring)

Early Registration & Hotel Deadlines: September 14, 2016

The 49th International Symposium on Microelectronics is being organized by the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS). The IMAPS 2016 Technical Committee seeks original papers that present progress on technologies throughout the entire microelectronics/packaging supply chain. The Symposium will feature 5-6 technical tracks that span the three days of sessions on: EMERGING APPLICATIONS & THE CONNECTED WORLD; 2.5/3D PACKAGING & EMBEDDED PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIES; ADVANCED PACKAGING AND ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES; ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES; MODELING, DESIGN, TEST & RELIABILITY; as well as the Interactive Poster Session.


Full Program available before July 15.
Please email Brian Schieman at with questions.


Student Presenters:

The Microelectronics Foundation sponsors Student Paper Competitions and Awards in conjunction with IMAPS 2016. Students submitting their work and identifying that "Yes, I'm a full-time student" on the abstract submission form, will automatically be considered for these awards. The review committee will evaluate all student papers/posters and award the following at the 2016 Symposium:

  • Three (3) "Outstanding Student Paper" Awards - $500 Each Award
  • One (1) "Best Student Paper of Symposium" Award - $2000 Award
  • One (1) "Best Student Poster Presentation" Award - $250 Award

The selected student must attend the event to present his or her work and receive the award.

The Microelectronics Foundation


IMAPS 2016 Poster Session:
Interactive Poster Session Student papers will be considered for this interactive session. Students submitting abstracts for the poster session will be required to submit a full paper which will be PEER-REVIEWED and considered for paper and poster awards noted above. If you are interested in presenting in the interactive session at IMAPS Symposium, select the "Poster Session" option under the session field on the abstract submission form.


Speaker/Author Information:


Notice of Acceptance: June 1, 2016
Manuscripts Due for Peer-Review: July 1, 2016
Peer-Review Comments to Author: July 29, 2016
Final Papers Due To IMAPS: August 19, 2016
Early Registration / Hotel Deadline: September 14, 2016

Special Paper Recognition - Cash Awards Offered!

6 "Best of Track" Outstanding Papers - Six (6) $500 Cash Awards
Six "Best of Track" Winners will then be reviewed for...

1 Best Paper of the Symposium - One (1) additional $500 Cash Award for a "Best of Track" Winner

IMAPS Microelectronics Foundation Student Paper Awards
The Foundation is offering CASH AWARDS to the best papers submitted and presented by students at IMAPS 2015.


Registration & Hotel Information:
(Early Registration Deadline: September 14, 2016)

Full attendee registrations (not exhibits only) includes the Opening Ceremonies, IMAPS Annual Business Meeting, IMAPS Awards Ceremony, Keynote Presentations, Welcome Reception, Technical Sessions, GBC Plenary Session, Panel Discussion, Exhibit attendance, Breaks, Exhibit Hall Reception on Wednesday, Exhibit Hall Lunch on Tuesday, one 2016 Proceedings Download (and access via our Mobile APP) and an automatic one-year IMAPS membership renewal for individual and student members in good standing at the time of registration. For an additional fee you can register for a Professional Development Course (PDC), the Golf Tournament, and other activities/purchases. All prices below are subject to change.

Full Symposium cancellations will be refunded (less a $100 processing fee) only if written notice is postmarked on or before September 14, 2016. No refunds will be issued after that date.


Early Fee
Through 9/14/2016
Advance/Onsite Fee
After 9/14/2016
IMAPS Member
Chapter Officer
Student (IMAPS Member)
Student (Non-Member)
Exhibits Guest Pass - NO LUNCH INCLUDED
Short Course "PDC" (one 2-hour course: Monday)
Golf (1 Golfer, Monday)

Register Online


Hotel Reservations (Hotel Deadline: September 14, 2016)
Reservations must be made directly with the:

Sheraton Pasadena Hotel (HOST HOTEL - NEXT DOOR TO CC)
Single/Double: $209 + taxes/fee

Hilton Pasadena Hotel (6-minute Walk to CC)
Single/Double: $195 + taxes/fee

Book your hotel reservation today! We have reserved a block of rooms at the host hotel to accommodate our attendees. The discounted room rates are only available until the hotel deadline listed above, or until the room block sells out (and they often sell out early - before the expire dates). Reservations received after the noted deadline or after the room block has been filled may be subject to significantly higher rates. IMAPS room blocks at most hotels historically sell out ahead of the discount deadline, so we encourage you to make your hotel reservations quickly for the best price and availability.

Hotel Scams Alert - The only way to book a room in the official IMAPS Housing Block using the reservations information above. IMAPS does not authorize any other hotel service/group to operate on its behalf.



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