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Bringing the Industry Together at

SMTA International! 

On-Demand Conference & Expo: September 28 - October 23, 2020 

Live Virtual Exposition: September 28 - 30, 2020

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Click the images below to view the two official guides for SMTA International 

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Pre-Event Webinar: SMTA International Explained - Answering Your Virtual Event Questions!


Watch the recording of our pre-event webinar above. Follow the SMTA staff through the virtual event and answer your questions! Get advice from the panel of SMTA Members, on how to best prepare yourself before hand and how utilize the virtual event to it's best abilities.


Attend the conference to get the full value from this event that only happens once per year!

You would have access to the latest research from major manufacturers and research institutes such as Collins Aerospace, Flex, IBM, Intel, Nokia Bell Labs, NVIDIA, NXP Semiconductors, Rockwell Automation, Sandia National Laboratories, several universities and more.

Technical Conference Tracks:

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Discord - Open Discussion Forums

We are excited to offer a platform that serves as an interactive way to discuss questions directly related to our technical program through Discord! You’ll have the ability to participate in digital conversations with all attendees in each discussion room and video chat directly through the community voice channels.

SMTA has numbered all presentations for easy chat reference between attendees!

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On-Demand Technical Exhibition

There's still plenty of time to check out the expo floor and see all of our exhibitors new products and materials! Register now for a FREE exhibit hall pass. We understand that as attendees, you are not looking for just a product or a service but also help to solve manufacturing and process issues from knowledgeable and trusted experts. By attending SMTA International, you align your goals with the SMTA's high standard of technical excellence.

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Future Dates

SMTA International 2021:

Conference: November 1 - 4, 2021

Exposition: November 3 - 4, 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Co-located with MD&M Minneapolis 



2019 Best Paper Awards:

"Rich Freiberger Best of Conference" Presentation

Conference attendees voted for the following presenter to receive the 2019 Best of Conference award. The award is based on the conference attendees' rating of each speaker at the technical session.

Mike Konrad, Aqueous Technologies
“IPC's New Cleanliness Testing Standard is Now Active. What's New? What Stays the Same?”

"Best of Proceedings" Papers

1st Place: Chris Gourlay, Imperial College London
“Phase Formation and Solid Solubility in High Reliability Pb-Free Solders Containing Bi, Sb, In”
(Co-Authors: S.A. Belyakov, Imperial College London, B. Arfaei Binghamton University NY, USA & Ford Motor Company CA, USA, C. Johnson, R. Coyle Nokia Bell Labs NJ, USA K. Howell, Nihon Superior Co., Ltd, Suita, Japan)

2nd Place: Richard Coyle, Ph.D., Nokia Bell Labs
“Vacuum Reflow Processing of Ball Grid Array Packages for Reduced Solder Joint Voiding and Improved Attachment Reliability”
(Co-Authors: Charmaine Johnson, Richard Popowich,; Tim Pearson, Dave Hillman, Collins Aerospace; Michael Meilunas, Universal Instruments; Fred Dimock, Bob Bouchard, BTU International; Richard Parker, iNEMI; Keith Howell, Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.; *Jörg Trodler, Dipl.-Ing, Heraeus Electronics; Arvind Karthikeyan, Auburn University; Elizabeth Barr, Iowa State University)

3rd Place: Yoshinori Ejiri, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.
“Wire Bonding Reliability of Electroless Ni/Pd/Au Plating Influence of Electroless Pd Deposition Reaction”
(Co-Authors: Takehisa Sakurai, Yoshinori Arayama, Yoshiaki Tsubomatsu, Kiyoshi Hasegawa, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.)

Best Student Presentation

Faramarz Hadian, Binghamton University
“Study Electromigration in SnBiAg / SAC (305) Mixed Solder Alloy”



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