Advanced Technology Workshop on
Advanced Packaging for Medical Microelectronics

Handlery Hotel, San Diego, California
January 31 - February 1, 2017

General Co-Chair:
Tim LeClair
General Co-Chair:
Vern Stygar
Asahi Glass Company
General Co-Chair:
Matt Nowak

Organizing Committee:
Susan Bagen, MST | Caroline Bjune, Draper | Farhad Kiaei, HD Microsystems | Urmi Ray, Qualcomm | Kedar Shah, Verily Life Sciences

Abstract Deadline: October 14, 2016

Hotel & Registration Details | Exhibitors/Sponsors | Speaker Information

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors/Exhibitors:

Premier Sponsor - Micro Systems Technologies (MST)
7 spots still available


The International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS) will host an Advanced Technical Workshop in San Diego on Advanced Packaging for Medical Microelectronics on January 31 and February 1, 2017. The workshop will bring together technologists in semiconductor packaging with life science experts interested in applying advanced packaging methods to enable the next generation of medical microelectronic devices. The workshop will provide a venue for presentations and discussions focused on traditional and emerging packaging technologies for wearable, portable and implantable devices, medical instrumentation, and life sciences consumables. Attendees and Exhibitors will be exposed to a wide variety of disciplines to encourage new products, discussions and collaborations. This two-day event will draw invited experts in the medicine, sensing, microelectronics, and semiconductor packaging.

Abstracts are being accepted for:

Implantable Devices

Diagnostic and In Vivo

Portable & Wearable


- Pacemakers & Defibrillators
- Neurostimulators
- Deep Brain Stimulation
- Drug Delivery
- Cochlear Implants
- Retinal/Ophthalmic
- Electroceuticals & Injectables

- Interventional Catheters
- Pillcams
- Ultrasound & Imaging
- Lab-on-Chip
- Micro Reactors
- Surgical Devices

- Remote Diagnostics
- Defibrillators
- Point of Care
- Patient Monitoring
- Ambulatory Care
- Hearing Aids
- Neurostimulators
- Prosthetics

- Biosensors & MEMS
- Batteries & Energy Harvesting
- Biocompatible Materials
- Encapsulation/Hermeticity
- HDI Flex & Packaging
- Wireless Communications


Those wishing to present at the workshop must submit a 300+ word abstract electronically no later than October 14, 2016, using the online submission form at: Please contact Brian Schieman by email at if you have questions. Full papers are not required; presentations normally make use of PowerPoint formats. A post-conference download containing the presentation material as supplied by the presenter will be distributed to attendees. Speakers are required to pay a reduced registration fee.


Priced at $500 for IMAPS members, $600 for non-members, and $200 for speakers, attendance will be limited to maintain a workshop atmosphere. Workshop will feature panel discussions for increased open engagement and networking. Limited tabletop space available for event SPONSORS ONLY. For questions, email

Speaker Dates/Information:

  • Abstract Deadline: October 14, 2016
  • Speaker Email Notification: November 1, 2016
  • Early Registration Deadline: December 16, 2016
  • Hotel Cut-off: December 16, 2016
  • Speaker 2-3 sentence biography due not later than: January 15, 2017
  • Powerpoint/Presentation file for Workshop DOWNLOAD due not later than: February 1, 2017
  • Powerpoint/Presentation file used during session: Speaker's responsibility to bring to session on USB (recommended to have back-up on personal laptop/usb or email to prior to event)
  • Technical Presentation Time: 30 minutes (25 to present; 5 for Q&A)

Student Paper/Poster Competition sponsored by The Microelectronics Foundation:

The Microelectronics Foundation sponsors Student Paper Competitions in conjunction with all Advanced Technology Workshops (ATWs) and Conferences. 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 competitions. The review committee will evaluate all student papers/posters and award at least one student author with a $1,000 check at the ATW/Conference. The selected student must attend the event to present his or her work and receive the award.

The Microelectronics Foundation


Registration Information: (Early Registration Deadline: December 16, 2016)

Member, Non-member, Speaker/Chair, Student and Chapter Officer registration fees include: access to all technical sessions, meals, refreshment breaks, and one (1) DOWNLOAD of presentations; download will contain the presentations as submitted by the presenter. Download will be available 15 business days after the event. Also includes a one-year IMAPS individual membership or membership renewal at no additional charge which does not apply to corporate or affiliate memberships. All prices below are subject to change.

Early Fee
Through 12/16/16
Advance/Onsite Fee
After 12/16/16
IMAPS Member
Session Chair
Chapter Officer
Premier Event Sponsorship
(includes: 1 tabletop exhibit w/ 1 booth badge, 1 attendee registration, print advertisement in programs, flyer/giveaway distributed to all attendees, logo/advertisement on event webpages)

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Hotel Reservations (Hotel Deadline: December 16 2016)

Reservations must be made directly with the:

Handlery Hotel
San Diego, California

Details Soon - single/double + tax/fees

Online Reservations

Phone Reservations: SOON

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.



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