SMTA INTERNATIONAL 2007 to feature lead-free symposium
Jul 16, 2007
The SMTA's reknowned Lead-Free Symposium is scheduled during its annual conference, SMTA International, (at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida - Conference: October 7-11; Exhibits: October 9-11). Being held for the 7th consecutive year, some of the industry's finest Lead-Free research is presented at this event.
Organized by the SMTA, many events are planned for industry professionals who have an interest in lead-free soldering technology and environmental compliance issues. In order to help industry professionals understand the challenges of lead-free and RoHS, this year's event will feature the following lead-free specific offerings: 10 courses, over 40 technical papers, the ever-popular Lead-free Soldering Symposium, a new Global RoHS Symposium, and other special events.
Organized by Dr. Paul T. Vianco of Sandia National Labs, the Lead-free Soldering Symposium will consist of a Lead-Free Plenary Presentation on China RoHS, and technical sessions on Solder Join Reliability of SAC Alloy Variants, Lead-Free iNEMI Projects, Advances in Lead-Free Solder Joint Reliability, and Lead-Free Case Studies.
In addition, this year's conference will include a new half-day Global RoHS Symposium, organized by Rob Rowland, RadiSys Corporation. This symposium will feature a session on The RoHS Revolution, and Environmental Compliance Case Studies: No One Said It Would Be Easy.
A free session is also scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 10, on "Regulatory Marking of Boards and Components for Pb-Free World," presented by Steve Greathouse, Greathouse Solutions, LLC.
For full details, visit the event Web site on-line at www.smta.org/smtai