SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Forum to be Held on May 23rd 

The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to invite you to its upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723, on Tuesday, May 23rd.

The SMTA Expo provides attendees with valuable technical information and the chance to meet leading suppliers and other electronic professionals in your region. The goal is to provide an intimate setting to network and gain knowledge about current advancements within the electronics world. This year we are pleased to host technical presentations by Zentech Manufacturing, Plasmatreat, and Dymax.

Please join us for this great networking and educational event. Registration opens at 8:00 AM, and the first technical presentation starts at 9:00 AM. A complimentary lunch is included on the show floor, and exhibits are open from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM, followed by a local Happy Hour.

8:00 AM                               Registration

9:00 – 10:00 AM               Keynote Presentation – Michael Seltzer, Zentech Manufacturing (Home is Where the Start is: Exploring Aerospace and Defense Market Trends in Manufacturing & Disruptive Technologies)

10:00 AM                             Exhibits Open

10:45 – 11:30 AM            Technical Presentation – Richard Burke, Plasmatreat (Atmospheric Plasma for Surface Cleaning, Activation, and Deposition of Functional Nano Coatings in Electronics Manufacturing)

12:00 – 1:00 PM               Complimentary Lunch and Door Prizes

1:30 – 2:15 PM                  Technical Presentation – Dr. Aysegul K. Nebioglu, Dymax (Low Outgassing and Ionic Content, High-Performance Light and Moisture Dual Curable Conformal Coating)

3:00 PM                               Exhibits Close

3:30 PM                               Happy Hour at Kloby’s Smokehouse Bourbon & Beer

To register online to attend or exhibit, please visit our event site.

About Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)The SMTA membership is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience, and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations. For more information or to join, please visit

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