Inspiration turning into innovation at IPC APEX EXPO 2017
Taking center stage throughout the IPC APEX EXPO 2017 technical conference and professional development courses, will be the latest technical research, industry practices, trending topics, and forward thinking innovations.
Registration is now open for the event taking place February 11th–16th at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.
The theme of this year’s event is ‘Technology’s Turning Point’ and the technical conference will feature approximately 90 technical papers detailing original research and innovations from industry experts around the world. Subject-matter experts will cover topics in the areas of board fabrication and design, electronics assembly and test.
Attendees wanting to learn more about best practices in design, lead-free technologies, materials, process improvement, solder joint reliability, PCB fabrication and materials, quality and reliability and more, can choose from 34 professional development courses that go beyond theory to address real-world problems and provide practical solutions that could be implemented immediately for real-world success.
IPC Technical Conference Director Jasbir Bath said: “Our technical conference is at the heart of technology’s turning point. The content, including the latest original research, will set the stage for the electronics industry innovation that will turn our industry toward the future.”
Bath added: “Our wide-ranging educational program features a variety of learning opportunities where attendees can access the latest research and development in the industry and learn more about trending materials, applications and processes such as printed electronics. Attendees can take everything they learn back to their company and put it all to work.”
Many free activities can be found at IPC APEX EXPO too, including technical BUZZ sessions, poster presentations, keynotes on ‘The Big Bang Theory – Making Science Cool (and Funny)’ by actress, Author and Neuroscientist Mayim Bialik and ‘The Future of Drones’ by Naval officer, Military Pilot and Duke University Professor, Mary Cummings.
The popular New Products Corridor and the new Printed Electronics Pavilion will be featured along with more than 450 of the industry’s top suppliers.
Access to the exhibit hall is free to those who register in advance, and more information about IPC APEX EXPO 2017, including details on education and technology, network opportunities, show floor activities, schedule, travel and more is available here.