ATLANTA, GA – OCTOBER 4, 2012 – UP Media Group Inc. seeks abstracts for PCB West 2013, to be held September 24-26, 2013, in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a three-day technical conference and one-day exhibition to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.
PCB West annually provides a conference and exhibition focused on the design and manufacture of PCBs, HDI, electronics assembly and circuit board test. The September 2012 event attracted more than 2,000 registrants and 1,400 attendees for the actual event.
Papers and presentations of the following durations are sought for the technical conference: one-hour lectures and presentations; two-hour workshops, and half-day (3.5 hours) seminars.
Suggested paper and presentation topics include LED design and assembly; RF and microwave design; high speed, high frequency and signal integrity; component placement; EMI/EMC analysis; thermal analysis; lead-free processes; environmental legislation (REACH, RoHS, etc.) and its effects; packaging design; mixed-signal design; area arrays; FPGA design and implementation; embedded passives and active devices; flexible circuitry; HDI design and technologies; PCB design/layout basics; component library creation and management; design for manufacture, test and assembly; electronics assembly; soldering; component placement; screen and stencil printing; PCB fabrication; surface finishes; new component packaging; industry forecasts, and business and supply chain issues.
Papers and presentations must be noncommercial in nature and should focus on technology, techniques or methodology. Abstracts of 300 words or less should be submitted to conference chair, Mike Buetow ( email@example.com) by February 4, 2013. If selected, final papers and presentations will be due August 14, 2013.
PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY magazines are media partners for the event.
For more information about PCB West, visit pcbwest.com or contact Show Manager Alyson Skarbek at 678-234-9859; firstname.lastname@example.org.
About UP Media Group Inc.
UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.com) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FABTM (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLYTM (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdateTM (pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB WestTM (pcbwest.com). UPMG also produces Printed Circuit UniversityTM (printedcircuituniversity.com), an online e-learning and training resource for electronics industry, and the PCB ChatTM moderated chat forums.
Alyson Skarbek, Show Manager
UP Media Group Inc.
P.O. Box 470
Canton, GA 30169