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SMTA & iMAPS New England Joint Meeting Tues. Oct. 24, 2017 at Holiday Inn, Tewksbury-Andover, MA

 

"Designing, Building, and Flying cutting-edge Spectrometers in the Stratosphere on a Shoe String"

Speaker: Chris Tuozzolo (Harvard/Draper)

   


Click here to Register Now! 
or copy this to your browser https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eenrlldwb3fbd65f&oseq=&c=&ch=

SCHEDULE (times approximate)
                        5:30 PM          Registration, Socializing, Networking & Cash Bar
                        6:30 PM          Dinner (American Buffet: Beef Tips & Scrod)
                        7:30 PM          Technical Presentation

You'll enjoy this Presentation and a scrumptious Autumn Buffet. Chris will reveal some of the more interesting things learned in 9 years as the Lead Mechanical Engineer at the Harvard University Atmospheric Research Project. You’ll hear some of the technical and packaging challenges undertaken to evolve cutting-edge spectrometers from the laboratory optical table to airborne atmospheric chemistry research aboard NASA’s WB-57 and ER-2 stratospheric research aircraft.  He’ll also contrast that experience with previous challenges as a design engineer for Texas Instruments, developing commercial sensors and subsequent work at Draper delivering sensors for the defense industry.

You may attend the presentation without eating dinner. Pre-Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 18..!!!  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 10/23… or The Chapter will bill you for the registration fee. Options: To cancel a registration or register by e-mail, contact Matt Bracy: matt@msdsales.com






LASER EXFOLIATION REMOVAL OF CONFORMAL COATINGS

The SMTA Boston Chapter cordially invites you to attend a joint meeting and plant tour 

with IEEE Reliablity and iMAPs organizations on Nov. 1st, 2017:

“Design for Rinsability” Presentation (SMTAI 2016) and “LASER EXFOLIATION REMOVAL OF CONFORMAL COATINGS FROM CCA PCB PAD SURFACES”

Date: Wednesday evening, November 1st, 2017
Location: Raytheon, Andover, MA
 
Detailed Agenda:
5:00 PM            Attendee Registration
5:15 PM            Raytheon Facility tours (Walk through of SMT Lines and Failure Analysis Area)
6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner in Raytheon, Andover Cafeteria (Will work with cafeteria on dinner options)
7:00 – 7:10 PM SMTA Boston Chapter Welcome and Announcements by Boston Chapter President Michael Jansen
7:10 – 7:25 PM Raytheon Welcome and Overview of what Raytheon does (possibly show Raytheon Video (YouTube Video)   
7:25 ~ 8:30 PM “Design for Rinsability” Presentation (SMTAI 2016) and “LASER EXFOLIATION REMOVAL OF CONFORMAL COATINGS FROM CCA PCB PAD SURFACES” presentation (SMTAI 2017) both presented by Norman Armendariz – Raytheon Engineering Fellow
~8:30 PM          Q&A
Adjourn
 
Location:
Raytheon Company
350 Lowell Street
Andover, MA 01810

Registration/Arrival Details:  (US Citizens Only)
* Pre-registration is required, walk-ins will not be able to pass the guard at the gate.
* Raytheon is a secure facility – escort is required at all times while on the premises)
* YOU MUST bring proof of US Citizenship to avoid any entry issues.  this can be a valid driver’s license, passport, or government issued photo ID
* you will need to provide first, middle and last name along with company affiliation during registration
* Head count limit is 60, first come first serve, please register early.
* You MUST REGISTER HERE with online RSVP to get on the attendee list! or copy this url to your browser https://www.smta.org/chapters/rsvp.cfm?BEE_ID=4294

Cost:
* SMTA, iMAPS & IEEE Members who RSVP in advance: $25
* Non-Members: $30
* Cost includes: Dinner, tour, networking and presentations
* Payment will be accepted at the door. Cash, checks or credit cards accepted.






2017 New England Expo and Technical Forum Thursday, November 16, 2017

 

The SMTA is privileged to have a membership that is willing to help one another and that contributes to its pool of knowledge.  One of primary ways we do that at the regional level is through quarterly Chapter meetings and through our regional Expo’s.

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Mark your calendars!

2017 New England Expo and Technical Forum
Thursday, November 16, 2017

DCU Center
50 Foster St.
Worcester MA  01608

 

Expo Day Schedule: 
Registration:  7:00-8:00 am
Morning Tech Session:  8:00-10:00 am
Exhibit Hall Opens:  9:00 am
Two Keynote speakers!: 12:00 Noon
Afternoon Tech Session:  2:30-4:30 pm
Exhibit Hall Closes:  5:00 pm

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We are building upon the success of the inaugural 2016 New England Expo and Technical Forum, and the Boston and Connecticut chapters working together to outdo ourselves in 2017 by adding:

·         Technical Sessions that address today’s hot topics!

·         Live SMT line!

·         A day filled with fantastic giveaways!


Below is a highlight of our morning and afternoon sessions.  Additional details are forthcoming over the next several weks, including abstracts and Speaker bio’s.

Morning Sessions:

Global trends On Smart connected & Mechatronic products (ECAD Focus)

Global trends On Smart connected & Mechatronic products (Mechanical Focus)

What today’s successful companies are doing to support mechatronic and smart connected products.

 

Afternoon Sessions:

The Smart Reflow Oven for the Industry 4.0 Factory (Smart Factory)
A Study of the Deficiencies of SAC Solder Alloys and Potential Mitigation Strategies

 

Please mark your calendar and take a moment to Click here to RSVP your attendance now!

FAQ:

* What is the cost to attend the NE Expo and Technical Forum? 
Nothing!  Nada!  Zippo!  

*Where is the nearest hotel?  
The Hilton Garden Inn (directly across from the DCU Center).  We will soon be adding a link to a reservation site for discounted rates 11/15 and 11/16.

For more information about this event, please contact the appropriate person below:

Questions about attending the Technical Forum?
 Sabrina Beck, SMTA-CT President at 860 309-8501 or Sabrina.Beck@AltekElectronics.com

Questions about exhibiting at the Expo?
Mark Siems, SMTA-CT Treasurer at 203 953-1276 or mark@milaerosolutions.com






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
Adjourn
 
 
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


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

Where
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: matt@msdsales.com






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 
harveys@imapsne.org
February 28, 2017
05:30 PM
Challenges of Integrating Printed Electronics  into the Lighting Industry Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center Matt Bracy   Matt Bracy 
matt@msdsales.com
May 23, 2017
05:30 PM
Makers Space/ NPI Cell Bose Corporation - Framingham 617-913-9011   Joe Kwong 
j_kwong@verizon.net
November 16, 2017
8:00 AM
NE Tech Expo DCU Center, Worcester MA 978-987-3716   Michael Jansen 
michael.g.jansen@ratheon.com


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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Michael G. Jansen  (Raytheon Company)
Phone : 978-470-7598

Secretary : Neeta Agarwal  (Benchmark Electronics)
Phone : 603-879-7002

Treasurer : Charles Bickford  (Wall Industries Inc.)
Phone : 603-778-2300

VP of Membership : Peter Bigelow  (IMI, Inc)
Phone : 978-373-9190

VP Technical Programs (Appointed) : Joe Kwong  (Draper)
Phone : 617-258-1746

Board Liaison : Timothy Jensen (Indium Corporation)
Phone Contact : 315-853-4900

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Global Members of our Chapter

NCAB Group USA



Global Participating Members of our Chapter

HISCO, Inc.

ITW EAE

Keysight Technologies

NCAB Group

NCAB Group USA

NCAB Group USA, Inc.

NEO Technology Solutions

NEO Technology Solutions

SMAC

Specialty Coating Systems



Corporate Members of our Chapter

2E Syscom

AIM

Alternative Manufacturing Inc.

ASTRO NOVA

BTU International

CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY Magazine

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

Lenze

Lewis & Clark, Inc.

Micron Corporation

MYCRONIC, Inc.

NCAB Group USA

Nordson EFD

OSDA Contract Services

Photo Etch Technology

Polyonics, Inc.

Quik-Tool

Seica Inc.

SelecTech

Teradyne, Inc.

VJ Electronix, Inc.



Professional Members of our Chapter

KolverUSA



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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