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Button Abstracts Due This Friday, May 23, for the New RF and Microwave Packaging Workshop (read more...)

Button Abstract Deadline This Friday, May 23, for the Workshop and Tabletop Exhibition on Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and other Emerging Technologies in the Development of Alternative Energy (read more...)

Button Call for Abstracts Now Open for the Advanced Technology Workshop on Thermal Management (read more...)

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   CHAPTER ACTIVITIES (events listed in chronological order)
Bullet TODAY: Cleveland-area May 20 Meeting Featuring Tour of Valtronic Technologies and Presentation on Manufacturing Miniaturized Medical Devices and Sensors (read more...)

Bullet This Thursday: Viking Chapter May 22 Spring Networking and Social Event (read more...)

Bullet San Diego Chapter Lunch Meeting Next Tuesday, May 27, with Technical Presentation at New StratEdge Facilities (read more...)

Bullet SoCal 2008 - June 4 in Los Angeles, California (read more...)

Bullet Florida Chapter June 4 Dinner Meeting with Presentation on LTCC from IMAPS Past-President Mike Ehlert (read more...)

Bullet Upstate New York Meeting June 10 Featuring Presentation on Ceramics In Clean Tech and Tour of Infotonics Technology Center (read more...)

Bullet IMAPS UK's MicroTech 2008 Program and Registration Now On-line (read more...)

Bullet International Conference on Electronics Packaging (ICEP) 2008 (read more...)

Bullet Interconex 2008 (Paris) (read more...)

Bullet International Conference on Electronic Packaging Technology & High Density Packaging (ICEPT-HDP) (read more...)

Bullet XXXII International Microelectronics and Packaging IMAPS-CPMT Poland Conference (read more...)

Bullet Abstracts Due Next Friday, May 30, for the 7th International Symposium on Microelectronics and Packaging (ISMP 2008) (read more...)

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Abstracts Due This Friday, May 23, for the New RF and Microwave Packaging Workshop   ^ Top
This new Advanced Technology Workshop on RF and Microwave Packaging is being held September 16-18, 2008, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Diego, California. For more information, visit www.imaps.org/rf.

The objective of the RF and Microwave Packaging Workshop is to provide a unique forum that brings together scientists, engineers, manufacturing, academia, and business people from around the world who work in the area of RF and Microwave packaging technologies. This workshop enables discussion and presentation of the latest RF and Microwave technology.

Abstracts are being requested in the following areas:

Emerging Technologies

New Design/Materials

New Applications

  • 60 GHz Personal Area Network (PAN)
  • Short wave IR packaging
  • Nanopackaging
  • 3D RF/MW
  • New and disruptive technology
  • EMI shielding for RF/MW packaging
  • New power amplifier design beyond LDMOS
  • Thermal management
  • New IR sensors without cooling
  • Plastic RF/MW packaging
  • Lead free
  • RF MEMS
  • High Power Electronics
  • Military / Space / Extreme Environments
  • MEMS/NEMS
  • Biomedical
  • Telecommunications
  • MMIC
  • Automotive
  • SIP

Those wishing to present a paper at the RF and Microwave Packaging Advanced Technology Workshop must submit a 200-300 word abstract electronically no later than May 23, 2008, using the on-line submittal form at: www.imaps.org/abstracts.htm. Full written papers are not required; however, an extended abstract of 1-4 pages is due for accepted presenters no later than July 25, 2008. For more information, visit www.imaps.org/rf.

Abstract Deadline This Friday, May 23, for the Workshop and Tabletop Exhibition on Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and other Emerging Technologies in the Development of Alternative Energy    ^ Top
The Advanced Technology Workshop and Tabletop Exhibition on Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and other Emerging Technologies in the Development of Alternative Energy will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 12-14, 2008. This workshop is a continuation of past Alternative Energy and Fuel Cell events and will also focus on this critical field that will be affecting every aspect of our lives worldwide. Core issues involve new technologies, materials and processes for renewable, non-renewable and innovative application of existing technologies. Incentives for research, investment and adoption are already practiced in some Asian and European countries. Following new energy policies in the US and other countries, these incentives are now available to encourage adoption, research and development of new technologies.

Abstracts are being solicited in the following areas:

  • Solar - Photovoltaics
  • Fuel Cells
  • Alternative Energy
    • Geothermal
    • BioFuels
    • Batteries and Hybrids
    • Wind
    • Other Approaches
  • Focus Thermal and Power Management
  • Inverter Materials and Design
  • Grid and Storage Approaches
  • Design for Efficiency
  • Materials & Reliability
  • Qualification Approaches
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Government/State Policies and Incentives

Those wishing to present a paper at this workshop, please submit a 250-300 word abstract electronically on/before May 23 , using the on-line submittal form at: www.imaps.org/abstracts.htm. If you need assistance with the on-line submission form, please email Jackki Morris-Joyner (jmorris@imaps.org) or call 305-382-8433.

No formal technical paper is required.  A reproduction-ready one- to six-page concise summary with text (figures and graphs included if necessary) will be required for the abstract booklet on July 18, 2008. A post-conference CD containing the full presentation material as supplied by authors will be distributed to all attendees. All speakers are required to pay a reduced registration fee.

Accepted papers may be considered for publication in the IMAPS Journal of Microelectronics and Electronic Packaging.

Contact Ann Bell at abell@imaps.org or 202-548-8717 for information about Tabletop exhibits.

Call for Abstracts Now Open for the Advanced Technology Workshop on Thermal Management   ^ Top
The Advanced Technology Workshop on Thermal Management is being held October 14-16, 2008, at the
Cabaña Hotel & Resort (A Crowne Plaza Resort) in Palo Alto, California. For more information, visit www.imaps.org/thermal.

This workshop is organized each year by IMAPS to promote discussion of leading-edge developments in thermal management components, materials, and systems solutions for removing, spreading, and dissipating heat from microelectronic devices and systems. The Workshop emphasis is for practical, high-performance solutionsto meet current and evolving requirements in computing and wireless/telco systems. Single-company product development concepts are acceptable subjects; however, all abstracts will be judged on novel and innovative contributions to the industry knowledge.

Abstracts are being requested in the following areas:

  • Market Drivers: Thermal challenges and drivers combined with market trends, market segment size, cost drivers, and performance and reliability requirements.
  • Thermal Interface Materials and Testing: Developments in thermal materials for high-performance processors, memory, and wireless/telco components and systems. Standards for reliability and testing.  Metallic, metal matrix and polymer matrix materials.
  • High Conductivity Materials: Metallic, ceramic and other composite materials with thermal conductivity equal to or higher than aluminum or copper, as well as thermal expansion closer to that of silicon and ceramic.
  • Device Packaging: Chip-level packaging, including System-On-Package, Multi-Chip Module and Multi-Package Module, thermal/interconnect concerns.
  • Liquid and Phase-Change Cooling: Advances in alternative solutions as well as reliability, serviceability, and availability.
  • Refrigeration Cooling: Presentations on advances in alternative solutions as well as reliability, serviceability, and availability.
  • System Cooling: Component- and system-level thermal management solutions for high-performance computing systems.
  • Data Center Cooling: Studies of cooling provisioning, airflow and temperature distribution, and migration paths from air to liquid cooling.         
  • Military and Aerospace Apps: Thermal management of legacy, emerging, and future military and airborne components and platforms.
  • Telecommunications Systems: Component- and system-level thermal management solutions for high-performance telecommunications systems.
  • Consumer Electronics: Component- and system-level thermal management solutions for stationary and mobile systems, including displays, desktop and notebook computers, and handheld devices.

Preparation of Abstracts:

Speakers should submit one copy of a two-paragraph abstract describing their proposed 25-minute presentation no later than July 30, 2008.  No formal technical paper is required.  A reproduction-ready two- to six-page concise summary with text (figures and graphs included if necessary) will be required for the abstract booklet on Friday, September 12, 2008.  A post-conference CD containing the full presentation material as supplied by authors will be mailed 15 business days after the event to all attendees.

Abstracts must be submitted online at http://www.imaps.org/abstracts.htm.

Questions: contact Jackki Morris-Joyner with questions: jmorris@imaps.org or 305-382-8433. You may also contact the workshop chairs.

Accepted papers may be considered for publication in the IMAPS Journal of Microelectronics and Electronic Packaging.

Program and Registration Now Available for the Advanced Technology Workshop on Wire Bonding   ^ Top
This new ATW organized by IMAPS and SEMI is being held Monday, July 14, 2008, at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco, California. The technical program and registration information is now available on-line. For more information or to register, visit www.imaps.org/wirebonding. The workshop is Co-located with SEMICON West 2008
.

This one-day workshop features 3 technical sessions on: Applications and Ultrasonics; Heavy Wire Wedge & Ribbon Bonding; and Stacked Die, Copper, Reliability. To view the full technical program, visit www.imaps.org/wirebonding.

Chapter Activities (events listed in chronological order)

TODAY: Cleveland-area May 20 Meeting Featuring Tour of Valtronic Technologies and Presentation on Manufacturing Miniaturized Medical Devices and Sensors   ^ Top

Date: May 20, 2008
Schedule:

Registration at 5:30 to 5:45
Facility Tour at 5:45 to 6:30
Presentation at 6:30 to 8:00
Beverages and light sandwiches will be available during the presentation

Location:

Valtronic Technologies (USA) Inc.
6168 Cochran Road
Solon, Ohio 44139
MAP

Cost:

No Charge for Attendees

Registration:
You must now register on-site for this event.

Manufacturing Miniaturized Medical Devices and Sensors
Presented by:
Donald Styblo, Vice President of Technology, Valtronic Technologies (USA) Inc.

The presentation will address some of the advanced electronic packaging technology required to manufacture miniaturized medical devices and sensors, including Chip-on Board and Gold-on-Gold Flip Chip technologies. It will discuss many examples of products and how advances in technology have enabled the development of these new devices.

Presenter Bio:  Don Styblo
Donald Styblo is the Vice President of Technology at Valtronic Technologies (USA) Inc. (VTUSA)

In 1986, Mr. Styblo co-founded VTUSA. Within three years Valtronic expanded from a small office and lab and built a unique 28,000 square foot Engineering and Production facility complete with a clean room. Today, Valtronic successfully manufactures over 50 different miniaturized electronic subassemblies in medium to high volume quantities.  Prior to joining Valtronic, Mr. Styblo was part of Technicare’s original design team for the world's first full-body CT scanner and holds patents on the first full-body scanner. His past experience also includes working for Gould Ocean Systems where he was the lead engineer on the aft-body electronics in the development of the Navy’s MARK 48 ADCAP Torpedo, which is still the Navy’s heavy weight Torpedo after 20 years.

About Valtronic:
Valtronic Technologies partners with companies for the development and production of entire products, ranging from micro-electronics and mechanical parts to complex systems. We are a turn-key manufacturing partner for industrial, medical and government markets. We are ISO 9001:2000, ISO 13485:2003 certified and RoHS compliant. Over 75% of our manufacturing is dedicated to miniaturized devices and advanced sensors.

Our 25 years combining microelectronics with micromechanics includes developing advanced miniaturized sensors for aerospace and military applications. Recently, Valtronic Technologies has manufactured the pressure sensors for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner (tm) and the Acoustic Array Sensors for Navy Submarines.

Valtronic Technologies employs Chip-on-Board, Flip-Chip, Chip-on-Chip, MCM, MEMS, 3D CSP, Flex Circuit, Flex/Rigid Circuit packaging and Surface Mounted Devices (SMD) as small as 01005 (0.0010" x 0.0005") in size.

This Thursday: Viking Chapter May 22 Spring Networking and Social Event    ^ Top

Date: May 22, 2008
Schedule:

3-6 PM Dual Happy Hours
4-5 PM Lawn Bowling

Location:
Brit’s Pub
1110 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612 332-3908
www.Britspub.com
Cost:

IMAPS members - $8.00
Non Members - $12.00

Students - No Charge

First 5 to register are complimentary

Registration:
Contact Sue Blankenheim:
sue@omni-tronics.com
Phone: 763-425-7910
Fax: 763-424-2675

Bring a Friend and enter Raffle for $25 Gift Certificate/Door Prize.

Brit’s Pub is located on Nicollet Mall in Downtown Minneapolis. Please join us under the sun and up on the roof for afternoon of Springtime Fun and Cheer. Lawn Bowling is a cross between golf and bowling, with a lot less skill needed to play and a lot more luck needed to be successful.

DIRECTIONS: Brit’s is located between 11th and 12th Streets on Nicollet Mall across from Orchestra Hall.

San Diego Chapter Lunch Meeting Next Tuesday, May 27, with Technical Presentation at New StratEdge Facilities    ^ Top

Date: May 27, 2008
Schedule:

12:00p Lunch
12:30 Presentation

Location:
StratEdge
6335 Ferris Square, Suite C
San Diego, CA 92121

Cost:

$ 5 RSVP'd Members
$10 Others
** Seating is limited, so reserve your seat Now

Registration:
Contact David Virissimo at dvirissimo@sempck.com

PROGRAM : ELECTRONIC PACKAGE DESIGN, A BROAD PROSPECTIVE

A discussion of mistakes commonly made in the design of electronic packages and how to avoid them.

StratEdge, founded in 1992, designs, manufactures, and provides test and assembly services for a complete line of high performance semiconductor packages operating from DC to 50+ GHz for the high speed digital (OC-48, OC-192, OC-768), mixed signal, broadband wireless, satellite, point-to-point/multipoint, VSAT, and test and measurement industries, as well as aerospace stripline filters.

Still located in San Diego, California, the new site enables StratEdge to increase capabilities and space for package design, manufacturing, assembly, and test, and to streamline these processes to maximize quality and efficiency.

The new StratEdge facility is located at 6335 Ferris Square, Suite C, San Diego, CA 92121. It contains 12,268 square feet and includes a Class 100 manufacturing area for precision bare die assembly. Besides corporate offices, the plant will house design, manufacturing, assembly, and test for StratEdge's high performance packages that operate at frequencies from DC to over 50 GHz.


ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Jerry Carter, Senior Product Applications Engineer, has worked with electronic materials since 1975. He worked on process development and manufacturing support for all phases of electronic packaging, with an emphasis on thin and thick film materials. He has published numerous technical papers and holds several patents in electronic packaging. He worked for Hughes Aircraft, General Dynamics, Tekform Products, and General Ceramics prior to joining StratEdge in 1993. His educational background includes doctoral studies at University of California at Irvine and he holds a BS in Chemistry from Butler University.

SoCal 2008 - June 4 in Los Angeles, California    ^ Top
The IMAPS Southern California Chapters invite you to attend the SoCal’08 Technical Symposium and Tabletop Exhibition
June 4, 2008, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

The Proud Bird
11022 Aviation Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

  • Attendance is Complimentary
  • Lunch included
  • Door Prizes

Tabletop Exhibits Available
Sample of Exhibitors:
Micropac Industries, Solid State Devices, Sabritec, International Rectifier, Q-Tech Corp., Antares Advanced Test Technology, Gel-Pak, Semiconductor Equipment Corp., Crane, Minco Technology Labs, Calmont Wire & Cable Inc., Astron Electronics, F & K Delvotec Inc.

Technical Program
Papers Invited
Contact:  Salim Akbany salim.akbany@ngc.com or 310-812-0343

This year’s program will feature papers concurrent with the exhibits in the areas of Military, Aerospace, Space and Commercial Microelectronics and Electronics Packaging Technologies

Sample of Topics:
 “Determining the Effects of Package Parasitic on SI and EMC Performance”
“Evaluation of DirectFET® Flip Chip Packaging Technology”
“SAE G-19 Counterfeit Electronic Components Committee”
“Thin-Film Technology Using Nichrome”

Exhibitors – Contact Adrian Black at 310-813-3352, Fax 310-814-7777 or email  adrian.black@ngc.com.

Online booth registration - http://www.imaps.org/registration/socal2008.htm

Online Complimentary Attendee Registration http://www.imaps.org/chapters/freepass.asp

Further information – Contact:
Maurice Lowery, at 310-814-1890   maurice.lowery@ngc.com

Phil Zulueta at pzulueta@mail1.jpl.nasa.gov

Florida Chapter June 4 Dinner Meeting with Presentation on LTCC from IMAPS Past-President Mike Ehlert    ^ Top

Date: June 4 , 2008
Schedule:

7:00-9:00 pm

Location:
Holiday Inn Select - Orlando Airport
Registration:

Speaker:

Michael R. Ehlert
Director of Process Engineering
1st Past President of IMAPS

Barry Industries Inc.
60 Walton Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
Phone (949) 929-4933
mike.ehlert@barryind.com

LTCC - Past Present and Future

This will be a broad overview of LTCC from conception through its growth to the present.  We will examine some of the key drivers for its conception, what makes it unique and possible future applications.

LTCC Standards Movement

This will be an up to the minute status report on current work in developing a comprehensive set of standards for all branches of the LTCC supply chain including Fired Properties, Un-Fired Properties and Processing.

IMAPS Initiatives
A succinct report on what is happening at the highest level including proposed organizational changes and their effect on the society worldwide.

Upstate New York Meeting June 10 Featuring Presentation on Ceramics In Clean Tech and Tour of Infotonics Technology Center    ^ Top

Date: June 10, 2008
Schedule:

2:45 Registration
3:00 Introduction and welcome
3:15 Presentation and Q & A
4:00 Tour of the Infotonics Technology Center
5:00 Light catered dinner and social/networking
6:30 Adjourn

Location:

Infotonics Technology Center - www.infotonics.org
5450 Campus Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424  (Near Rochester)
Map and Directions, Click here
(585) 919-3000 • (585) 919-3011

Cost:

Students - $12
Members - $15
Non-members - $20

Registration:
Please RSVP on-line by Friday, June 6 at: http://www.imaps.org/registration/ny2008.htm

Ceramics In Clean Tech
Presented by:
Mr. John Olenick, President of ENrG Inc., www.enrg-inc.com

This presentation will address the use of varying amounts of porosity, to modify membrane and catalysis coating characteristics in fuel cell, gas separation membrane, and insulation packaging applications. These applications differ in the amount of porosity used in the key separation membrane, the yittria-stablized zirconia electrolyte in the fuel cell, the ceramic support structure in gas separation member, and the near total porosity fiber structure of ceramic insulation.

Presenter Bio:  John Olenick
Mr. Olenick is a business entrepreneur with 29 years of corporate background in the electronics, ceramics, and energy industry segments. At ENrG, Mr. Olenick is responsible for the strategic planning, funding, and political positioning of the corporation. Having started the corporation in January 2003, he has led the growth to $1.5M with 14 employees. Mr. Olenick is a 1978 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, and has added to his studies at University of Connecticut and University of Buffalo. He has been a IMAPs member for 24 years and is the current Technical Co-Chair for this year’s International Symposium in Providence, RI.

About ENrG Inc.:
ENrG Incorporated (ENrG) develops and manufactures critical ceramic components for clean energy systems such as fuel cell systems and clean coal technology. The company was started in January 2003 and is currently located in an Economic Development Zone at the Buffalo Free Trade Center. ENrG works with OEMs to design and manufacture ceramic components required for the commercialization of membrane based systems.

About the Infotonics Technology Center (ITC):
ITC is a New York State Center of Excellence in MEMS/NEMS microsystems development, fabrication, and packaging. It provides vertically integrated services from product concept through production in our state-of-the-art facility. ITC supports commercialization of microsystems and chip scale devices that integrate mechanics, optics, fluidics and chemistry on a microelectronics chip. ITC offers a full-range of MEMS-related services under one roof, enabling customers to produce cutting-edge products and devices more efficiently and cost-effectively.

Register on-line by Friday, June 6 at: http://www.imaps.org/registration/ny2008.htm

IMAPS UK's MicroTech 2008 Program and Registration Now On-line    ^ Top
IMAPS United Kingdom Chapter is holding MicroTech 2008 June 10-11, 2008, at the Beaumont House Conference Centre in Old Windsor. This Conference and Tabletop Exhibition will focus on Advanced Interconnection and Packaging - Visions of the Future - featuring sessions on: 3D and Wafer Level Integration; Micro-Nano Systems; Advance Packaging; Large Area Electronics; and Market Watch. Visit www.imaps.org.uk to view the full program and to register on-line.

International Conference on Electronics Packaging (ICEP) 2008    ^ Top
ICEP 2008 will be held June 10-12, 2008, at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan. The conference is sponsored by JIEP (IMAPS Japan), IEEE CPMT Society Japan Chapter and supported by IMAPS Asia-ALC.

Sessions are being planned in the following topical areas:

  • PackagingSubstrates/MaterialsDesign/Evaluation/SimulationManufacturing/ProcessInterconnectionOptoelectronicsNano TechnologiesMEMSOrganic SemiconductorsTrend/Education/Environmental
  • Application.

Other subject matter relating to electronics packaging will also be considered

Registration Fee:

Speakers: 40,000 yen (Including Reception and Proceedings)
Students: 5,000 yen (Including Proceedings)

Organizing Committee:

General Chair: H. Asai (Toshiba)
Vice General Chair: H. Nishida (NEP Tech.),
K. Yokouchi (Fujitsu Interconnect Technologies)

Contact:
Secretariat of ICEP 2008
JIEP (IMAPS Japan)
(Japan Institute of Electronics Packaging)
E-mail: imaps-j@jiep.or.jp, URL: http://www.jiep.or.jp/icep/

Interconex 2008 (Paris)    ^ Top
Interconex 2008 will be held June 24-25, 2008, at Centre de Congrès de la Villette, in Paris, France. The conference is sponsored by IMAPS France. Papers were accepted in the following topical areas and the technical sessions will address many of the following subjects:

  • Materials and new processes : lead-free, polymers, assembly process, intraconnectionsPrinted circuit boards, new technologiesLarge BGA packagesAdvanced Packaging and interconnection technologies: SiP, 3D packaging, wafer level Packaging...Electronics on flexible supportApplications: microsystems, power, medical, telecommunication, automotive industriesModelling, simulationThermal management
  • Test, reliability and characterization

For more information, contact:
IMAPS Comité technique
Florence Vireton
Tel : + 33 (0) 1 39 67 17 73
Fax : +33 (0) 1 39 02 71 93
E-mail: imaps.france@imapsfrance.org, URL: http://www.imapsfrance.org

International Conference on Electronic Packaging Technology & High Density Packaging (ICEPT-HDP)    ^ Top

ICEPT-HDP will be held July 28-31, 2008, in Shanghai, China.
 
TECHNICAL PROGRAM:  
Sessions are being planned describing new development in the following themes:

Advanced Packaging & System Integration: BGA, CSP, flip chip; WLP, SoP, SiP; 3D packaging, PoP, TSV; micro- & nano-system packaging; and other advanced packaging and system integration technologies.   

High Density Substrate & SMT: Embedded passives and active components; micro-via, micro-join, HDI, PCB, high performance multi-layer substrate; stencil print, reflow; and other novel assembly technologies that improve substrate density and performance.

Packaging Design and Modeling: Various new packaging/assembly designs; methods/technologies/software for modeling, simulation and validation of electrical, thermal, optical and mechanical performance of various electronics packages; chip-packaging-PCB co-design; and multi-function & scale modeling, simulation, validation methods/software.

Emerging Technologies: Sensors, actuators, MEMS, NEMS & MOEMS; optoelectronics & LED packaging; LCD, passive & RF devices, power & HV devices; nano-devices based on nano-wires, nano-tubes and polymers, etc.

Packaging Materials & Processes: New developments in bonding wires, solders, underfills, encapsulations, adhesives, thin films, dielectrics, substrate materials; green electronics materials, nanomaterials and other novel materials for packaging performance enhancement and cost reduction; and various packaging/assembly processes.

Packaging Equipment, Measurement & Characterization: New packaging/assembly equipment; new methods/ technologies/systems for quality monitoring, process control, failure inspection, performance characterization, and deformation measurement; and packaging equipment/ measurement techniques for emerging technologies.     

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies: Photolithography, laser processing; novel packaging/assembly technologies for manufacturability and yield improvement, cost reduction and service performance improvement; and methods/software for modeling and monitoring of process effectiveness & cost analysis.    

Quality & Reliability: Quality monitoring and evaluation for packaging/assembly; advanced methods/technologies/tools for rapid reliability data collection/analysis, reliability modeling & life prediction; reliability issues in various electronics packages; and new methods/technologies/tools for failure analysis.    

IMPORTANT DATES
April 11, 2008 - Submission of Abstract
April 25, 2008 - Notification of Acceptance
June 20, 2008 - Submission of Manuscript
 
SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT/PAPER  
The abstract deadline has passed. If you have questions about submitting an abstract, please email: icept2008@fudan.edu.cn.

The final manuscript for publication in the conference proceedings is due by June 20, 2008. Selected papers will be recommended for publication in IEEE/CPMT journals. 

For more information, visit http://www.icept.org/newweb/cpage.asp.

XXXII International Microelectronics and Packaging IMAPS-CPMT Poland Conference    ^ Top
We have the pleasure to invite you for XXXII International Microelectronics and Packaging IMAPS-CPMT Poland Conference, which will be held in Pultusk (60 km from Warsaw) in The Polonia House in Pultusk - The Castle (http://www.dompolonii.pultusk.pl) on 21-24 September 2008. For the first time, this Conference is organized by IMAPS Poland and Polish Chapter of IEEE CPMT with participation of Committee for Electronics and Telecommunication of Polish Academy of Science.

This year our meeting is organized by the Warsaw University of Technology and Institute of Electronic Materials Technology in cooperation with Committee for Electronics and Telecommunication of Polish Academy of Science.

The Conference topics will include:

  • Hybrid and Semiconductor Technology
  • Design Methods and Computer Simulations
  • Electronics Materials and Components
  • Microcircuits Applications
  • Thick-Film and Thin-Film Sensors
  • Packaging and PCB
  • Quality and Reliability Evaluation
  • Thermal Management
  • Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics
  • Education in Electronics

The Conference presentations will be made in the form of:

  • Invited lectures
  • Poster sessions for presentation of contributed papers

All additional information concerning the Conference, you can find on our WEB pages, which are under preparation: http://imaps2008.imio.pw.edu.pl.

If you have any question please do not hesitate to contact us. The address for correspondence:

Ryszard Kisiel (responsible for Proceedings and Book of Abstracts)
Tel.: +48-22-234 78 52, Fax.: +48-22-234 87 40
E-mail:  imaps2008@imio.pw.edu.pl

Elżbieta Zwierkowska (Secretary of Organizing Committee)
Tel. +48-22-8353041 ext.457, Fax.:  +48-22 834 90 03
e-mail: imaps2008@imio.pw.edu.pl

Małgorzata Jakubowska
Tel. +48-22-8353041 ext.457, Fax.:  +48-22 834 90 03
e-mail: imaps2008@imio.pw.edu.pl

Abstracts Due Next Friday, May 30, for the 7th International Symposium on Microelectronics and Packaging (ISMP 2008)    ^ Top
The IMAPS-Korea organizing committee is very pleased to announce the 7th International Symposium on Microelectronics and Packaging (ISMP 2008) that will be held in Seoul during October 15-17, 2008.
The topics of the year will be in the area of the followings:

  1. Automotive Electronics, Telematics, MEMS, Power3-D, Embedded SubstrateCu/Low k, Wafer Level
  2. LED, Solar cell

We are really sure that your presentation will greatly help the Symposium be successful and your internationally recognized expertise in the field will provide all the Symposium participants valuable scientific and technical information on the related area. We would extend a hearty welcome to all speakers in advance for accepting our invitation. Abstracts are now being accepted. Download the abstract form at www.imaps.org/chapter/asia/korea/ISMP2008_Invite.pdf. Abstracts must be sent to IMAPS-Korea by May 30th, 2008. For more information, please contact imapsk@imapsk.or.kr or visit http://www.imapsk.or.kr.

We would also like to ask you to introduce the Symposium to your colleagues. We remember that audience's response was really great to all the presentations of foreign speakers last year. We are sure that the Symposium will be more successful with help of world-wide experts including you.

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iKNOW Microelectronics currently contains more than 2,700 articles and publications from symposia, conferences, workshops, web meetings and other publications from 2003 through 2008. IMAPS will continue to incrementally load additional historical publications from 2002 and earlier throughout 2008. iKNOW Microelectronics contains the following publications in a Downloadable, CD-rom and/or Printed format:

  • Journal of Microelectronics and Electronic Packaging (JMEP) Advancing Microelectronics IMAPS Symposium Proceedings IMAPS Conference Proceedings IMAPS Workshop Presentation Slides Global Business Council Presentations Podcasts (archived web meetings)
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IMAPS/SEMI ATW on Wire Bonding
July 14, 2008
San Francisco, CA

ATW and Tabletop Exhibition on Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and other Emerging Technologies in the Development of Alternative Energy
August 12-14, 2008
Albuquerque, NM

*Exhibitors contact abell@imaps.org

ATW on RF and Microwave Packaging
September 16-18, 2008
San Diego, CA

ATW on Thermal Management
October 14-16, 2008
Palo Alto, CA

IMAPS 2008 - Providence 11/2/2008 - 11/6/2008
Providence, RI
*Exhibitors contact abell@imaps.org

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