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SMTA: Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference Program AnnouncedMarch 23, 2023 | SMTA
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SMTA Europe is proud to announce the 2023 Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference, taking place May 23-25 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This global conference is a three-day technical event focused on building reliable electronics used in power electronics and harsh environments.
Session topics include:
- Electronics in Harsh Environments
- Soldering Materials for Ruggedized Electronics
- Acceptable Levels of Flux and Process Residues
- Protective Barriers Against Corrosion Failures on PCBs
- Solder Joint Reliability in Harsh Environments
- Predicting PCBA Failures Under Humidity Conditions
- Design for Cleaning
Powerhouse keynote speakers will present on Tuesday and Wednesday of the event. On Tuesday, May 23, Mike Konrad, CEO & president of Aqueous Technologies, will share “A Comprehensive Guide to Increased Reliability Via Cleaning and Cleanliness Quantification Best Practices.” Following suit on Wednesday, May 24, Erwann Peraud, materials and processes engineer at European Space Agency will give a presentation titled, “Electronic Hardware in Space - Failure Avoidance is Critical to Success Missions.”
On Thursday, May 25, Rajan Ambat, Technical University of Denmark, concludes the conference with a half-day professional development course, titled “Climatic Effects on Electronics and Prevention Strategies.”
Indium Corporation Regional Product Manager Wisdom Qu will present at the SMTA China South Technical Conference, held in conjunction with NEPCON Asia, on October 11 in Shenzhen, China.
The practical question around CHIPS Act development and electronics assembly is, “Will this change how we do business?” Indium Corporation’s Dr. Andy Mackie sat down with Nolan Johnson to share what he sees as emerging answers to that question from his perspective as an expert in electronics assembly and packaging, and as a participant in standards development through IPC, JEDEC, and SEMI.
Nihon Superior Co. Ltd. is pleased to announce that Keith Sweatman, the company's Senior Technical Advisor, will deliver a presentation titled "A Path to Ductile Low-Temperature Solders for Mass Production of Electronic Assemblies" at the upcoming SMTA International conference and exposition.
Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, lead tinning and solderability test equipment, is pleased to announce that Kyocera International has finalized the purchase of a Hentec/RPS Odyssey 1325 robotic hot solder dip component lead tinning machine.
Conecsus Metals México, an innovative environmental technology and recycling company, will exhibit at the SMTA Foro Tecnico & Expo, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México, on Wednesday, October 25, 2023, beginning at 11:00 a.m.