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Technical Presentation at Bose Corporation on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Pre-registration ends Friday, May 19, 2017 for the evening event at Bose Corporation. Our host has set a limit of 75 attendees for this event, so register early to reserve your spot.
Date: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM ~ 8:45 PM
Location: Bose Corporation; (GPS Setting:1 New York Ave; Framingham, MA 01701)
Agenda: Rapid Proto Overview; Impact of Cleanliness in a No Clean Automotive PCB Assembly Process; Tour of Rapid Prototype/Maker Space Area
Who: Jon Grovesteen – Manager of Rapid Prototyping; Brian Corcoran – Senior Manufacturing Engineer for Automotive Electronics
Detail Agenda:
5:00PM Attendee Registration
5:20PM  Bose Facility tour
6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner in Park Place Cafeteria (Plymouth Plantation – Roasted Turkey Dinner)
7:00 – 7:10 PM SMTA Boston Chapter Welcome and Announcements by Chapter President  
7:10 – 7:20 PM UMASS Lowell New Program Update by Prof. Shina   
7:20 ~ 8:30 PM Rapid Proto Overview by Jon Grovesteen – Manager of Rapid Prototyping and Competitive Analysis
Impact of cleanliness in a No Clean Automotive PCB Assembly process by Brian Corcoran
~8:30 PM Q&A
Cost: $25 for pre-register SMTA, iMAPS, IEEE members; $30 non-members and walk-ins.
Driving Directions:
From route 495 North or South take exit 23A merge onto route 90 Massachusetts Turnpike East bound; see below from points east or west...
From route 128 North or South take exit 24 merge onto route 90 Massachusetts Turnpike West bound (note: Rt 128 north bound has combine exits 23, 24, and 25); see below from points east or west...
From points east or west, go onto route 90 Massachusetts Turnpike (toll road) to exit 12, merge on to route 9 west. Turn right onto California Ave (~0.3 miles - Framingham Office Park). Turn left on to New York Ave. Bose is first building on the right.

Joint iMAPS New England - SMTA Boston Chapter Technical Meeting on February 28, 2017

"Challenges of Integrating Printed Electronics into the Lighting Industry"
Dr. Adam M. Scotch, R&D Manager
OSRAM Corporate Innovation

Click here for more information

Tuesday February 28, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center
242 Adams Place
Boxborough, MA 01719

Click here to register for this event.

Pre-Registration deadline is Wednesday, February 22..!!! After that, or for Walk-Ins At-Door, the fee is an additional $5.00 [Limited Availability].
Cancellations must be received by 3:00 p.m. Monday 02/27... or The Chapter will bill you for the registration fee. Options: To cancel a registration or register by e-mail, contact Matt Bracy:

Chapter Calendar of Events
Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
January 31, 2017
5:30 pm
iMAPS Technical Meeting Tewksbury 508-826-6033   Harvey Smith
February 28, 2017
05:30 PM
Challenges of Integrating Printed Electronics  into the Lighting Industry Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center Matt Bracy   Matt Bracy
May 23, 2017
05:30 PM
Makers Space/ NPI Cell Bose Corporation - Framingham 617-913-9011   Joe Kwong

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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Michael G. Jansen  (Raytheon Company)
Phone : 978-470-7598
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Secretary : Neeta Agarwal  (Benchmark Electronics)
Phone : 617-335-7678
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Treasurer : Charles Bickford  (Wall Industries Inc.)
Phone : 603-778-2300
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VP of Membership : Peter Bigelow  (IMI, Inc)
Phone : 978-373-9190
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VP Technical Programs (Appointed) : Joe Kwong  (Draper)
Phone : 617-258-1746
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Board Liaison : Timothy Jensen (Indium Corporation)
Phone Contact : 315-853-4900
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Global Participating Members of our Chapter



Keysight Technologies

NCAB Group


NCAB Group USA, Inc.

NEO Technology Solutions

NEO Technology Solutions


Specialty Coating Systems

Corporate Members of our Chapter

2E Syscom


Alternative Manufacturing Inc.


BTU International


Cobar Solder Products

Colonial Electronic Manufacturers Inc.

Corfin Industries LLC

Eltek USA Inc.

Epoxy Technology Inc.

EPTAC Corporation

FKN Systek, Inc.

Gold Circuit Electronics

Hardware Specialty Co., Inc.

IMI, Inc

IPG Photonics


Lewis & Clark, Inc.

Micron Corporation


Nordson EFD

OSDA Contract Services

Photo Etch Technology

Polyonics, Inc.


Seica Inc.


Teka Interconnection Systems

Teradyne, Inc.

VJ Electronix, Inc.

Professional Members of our Chapter


SMTA Global Members

Amazon Celestica Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Creation Technologies Inc. FCA Group Harris Corporation Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO ITW EAE Jabil Circuit Sdn. Bhd. Keysight Technologies KYZEN Sdn. Bhd. Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG NCAB Group USA NEO Technology Solutions Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics SMAC Specialty Coating Systems Vexos ZESTRON Americas

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