5th Advanced Technology Workshop on
Advanced Packaging for Medical Microelectronics

Westgate Hotel San Diego
San Diego, California
January 28-29, 2020

General Co-Chair:
Kedar Shah,
Verily Life Sciences
General Co-Chair:
Caroline Bjune,
Draper Labs.

Organizing Committee:
Matt Apanius, SMART Microsystems | Susan Bagen, MST | Claude Clement, Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering |
Rick Elbert, Cicor | Steve Groothuis, Samtec | Tim LeClair, Cerapax | Sam Rogers, Illumina | Vern Stygar, Asahi Glass Company

Abstracts Now Due: NOVEMBER 7

Register Online | Hotel & Registration Details | Exhibitors/Sponsors | Speaker Information

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors:

Premier Sponsor - Micro Systems Technologies (MST)
PCB Technologies  



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 28-29, 2020, at the Westgate Hotel San Diego, San Diego, CA. 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. Sessions are being planned now to include presentations on:

Implantable Devices

Diagnostic and In Vivo

Portable & Wearable


- Pacemakers & Defibrillators
- Neurostimulators
- Deep Brain Stimulation
- Drug Delivery, Insulin Pumps
- Cochlear Implants
- Retinal/Ophthalmic
- Bioelectronic Medicine

- Interventional Catheters
- Pillcams
- Ultrasound & Imaging
- Lab-on-Chip & Microfluidics
- Micro Reactors
- Micro-Robotics
- DNA sequencing devices

- Remote Diagnostics
- Defibrillators
- Point of Care & Monitoring
- Hearing Aids
- Prosthetics
- Micro-Needle Devices
- Wireless to Device Linking

- High Density Connectors
- Biosensors & MEMS
- Batteries & Energy Harvesting
- Biocompatible Materials
- Encapsulation/ Hermeticity
- Flex, Glass, Silicon, Fused Si
- Reliability



Those wishing to present at the Workshop must submit a 200+ word abstract electronically ON/BEFORE NOVEMBER 7
using the online submittal form at: No formal technical paper is required.

Please contact Brian Schieman by email at if you have questions.


Priced at $600 for IMAPS members, $700 for non-members, and $350 for speakers, attendance will be limited to maintain a workshop atmosphere. Workshop will feature panel discussions for increased open engagement and networking. 10 sponsorships with tabletops will be available this year - a total of 20 total tabletop spaces will be available. For questions, email

Speaker Dates/Information:

  • Abstract Deadline Extended to: NOVEMBER 7, 2019
  • Speaker Email Notification: November 20, 2019
  • Early Registration Deadline: December 20, 2019
  • Speaker 2-3 sentence biography due not later than: January 17, 2020
  • Powerpoint/Presentation file for Workshop DOWNLOAD due not later than: January 29, 2020
  • 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&. -- KEYNOTES: 40 minutes / 5 mins for questions)

Registration Information: (Early Registration Deadline: December 20, 2019) - REGISTER ONLINE

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 1-2 weeks 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 12/20/19
Advance/Onsite Fee
After 12/20/19
IMAPS Member
Session Chair
Chapter Officer
Premier Event Sponsorship
(Includes: 1 tabletop exhibit w/ 2 full session/exhibit badges, print advertisement in programs, flyer/giveaway distributed to all attendees, logo/advertisement on event webpages and printed program. Additional discounted full badges available to sponsors at $300/person)
Tabletop Exhibit
(Includes: 1 tabletop exhibit w/ 1 booth personnel badge. Full session badges NOT included - discounted full badges available to exhibitors at $400/person)

Register Online

Hotel Reservations - Reservation Deadline: December 20, 2019

Reservations must be made directly with the:

Westgate Hotel San Diego
1055 Second Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

Rate for IMAPS Guests: $209/night + taxes and fees

How to Book:

Phone Reservations: 1-800-524-4802 (request the group rate for IMAPS or IMAPS Medical Microelectronics 2020)




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