SMTA International Conference and Exhibition
SMTA International Conference

SMTA International 2016

Conference: September 25-29, 2016
Exhibition: September 27-28, 2016
Donald Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

SMTA International 2016 Is Here!

If you want to get the latest research to help you reduce defects and control your processes, look no further than the SMTA International Technical Conference. Choose from four days of session tracks including Advanced Packaging; Flux, Solder, Adhesives; Inspection Technologies; Manufacturing Excellence; as well as the Harsh Enivronments Symposium, Evolving Technologies Summit, and the Lead-Free Soldering Technology Symposium. Seagate VP, Dan Kuhl, will keynote Tuesday morning with his presentation "How Is Your Storage?" There are 8 new workshops added this year on topics including DfX, Cleaning, PoP Reliability, Inspection, Surface Finishes, and Process Troubleshooting.

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Save the date for SMTA International 2017!

Conference: September 17-21, 2017
Exhibition: September 19-20, 2017
Rosemont, Illinois, USA

SMTA International will return to Rosemont in 2017 along with IPC Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings. The call for abstracts is already open. Mark your calendar and we'll see you next year!

Seagate VP, Kuhl, to Keynote SMTA International

Dan Kuhl, VP of Engineering, Seagate Technology

SMTAI Keynote Dan Kuhl, Seagate Technology

Daniel Kuhl, Vice President of Engineering Seagate Technology, will present on the BIG memory storage explosion and factors influencing global design and architecture, technology progression and infrastructure for manufacturing and validation. The data storage industry continues to be heavily driven by demanding requirements on capacity, higher performance and miniaturization while remaining sensitive to value. Technology continues to push design and material requirements. Daniel will share current technologies, technology enablers of the future and speak to the memory consumption rate of today and what is anticipated for the future.

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Sensors Midwest

Sensors Midwest

The latest sensing technology and products will be on display at the co-located Sensors Midwest. Returning to the Midwest this year, the 2-day expo will feature education, networking, and 65+ exhibitors.

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Woodstock Party

Tuesday, September 27, 6:00pm | Joe's Live (formerly Toby Keith's)

The party is rated "G" for Groovy! Join your friends on Tuesday for a night of peace and understanding. Boogie on down to the great sounds of the 60's and 70's. Far out food is provided. Help change the world, man! Wear your 60's best. Love beads and tie-dyed shirts are encouraged.


Tickets must be purchased in advance. The cost is $30 per person. Order your tickets directly online here or when you register for the conference.

SMTA Woodstock Party

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!
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See More Equipment and Technology

Learn about the latest equipment and technology from over 160 exhibiting companies. Bring your boards so you can see first-hand how you can increase yield!

Grow Your Network

Connect with the SMTA Brain Trust to build your personal and professional network. SMTA International attracts influential managers, designers, CEOs, reliability experts, process engineers, and technologists who are shaping the future of the electronics assembly industry.

IPC Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings

IPC Fall Committee Standards Development Meetings We are excited to welcome back IPC's Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings which will be co-located with SMTA International. This landmark collaborative effort by both associations is proving a major benefit to the electronics manufacturing industry as a whole.


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