Unveiling Innovation: Introducing the SMTA International Technical Program for Advancing Electronics Manufacturing

Minneapolis, MN – The SMTA announced that the technical program of their annual conference, SMTA International, is finalized and registration is now open. The event will be held October 9 – 12, 2023 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN, USA.

The four-day conference includes the latest electronics manufacturing research and technology from major manufacturers such as AMD, Cisco Systems, Collins Aerospace, Fraunhofer IZM, Honeywell FM&T, IBM Corporation, Intel Corporation, John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group, L3Harris, Nokia Bell Labs, NXP Semiconductors, Raytheon Technologies, Samsung Electronics, Skywater Technologies, several universities, and more.

90 presentations are organized into the following technical tracks:

  • Advanced Packaging (APT)
  • High Performance and Reliability (HPR)
  • Interconnect Research and Reliability (IRR)
  • Low Temperature Solder (LTS)
  • Manufacturing Excellence (MFX)
  • Materials for Electronics (MAT)
  • Medical & Defense Symposium (MD)
  • Technical Innovations (TI)
  • Test and Inspection (INS)

Attendees can also choose from 11 Professional Development Courses for more in depth training. Courses are spread over the afternoons of the first three days of the conference. Topics include PCB design and fabrication processes, general manufacturing best practices, failure analysis, solder joint reliability, solder paste selection, reflow profiling, surface finishes, ESD, advanced packaging, and even Artificial Intelligence.

The annual Women’s Leadership Program is planned for Monday, October 9. This complimentary program features presentations from women leaders in the electronics and medical industries, speed mentoring sessions, closing with a connection reception.

On October 10 and 11, the SMTA International Exposition will showcase equipment and materials from electronics manufacturing technology solutions providers. In addition to SMTAI, attendees to the expo will have access to the co-located Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis at the convention center. More than 600 exhibiting companies and over 6000 attendees are expected to participate across the six design and manufacturing shows combined, bringing together one of the largest audiences of engineering and manufacturing professionals in the Midwest.

Registration to attend the conference and expo is now available online at: https://www.smtai.org/packages-and-pricing

For more information on SMTA International please contact Karlie Severinson: (smtai@smta.org) or +1-952-920-7682 or visit: https://www.smtai.org/

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