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It's less than two weeks away before the European Institute of Printed Circuits (EIPC) Summer Conference. To be held in Berlin from June 18 to 19, this year's event will include a guided tour of the Fraunhofer Institute.
The conference will have an iconic selection of speakers, including Alun Morgan, EIPC Chairman, who will present a market outlook on behalf of Walt Custer who is unable to join this year, as well as luminaries as Dr. Ivan Ndip, Lars Böttcher and Dr. Olaf Wittler, all from Fraunhofer IZM. Walter Huck of IEC and Martyn Gaudion of Polar Instruments will also be present, so as speakers from AT&S, Thales, Cimulec, Atotech, Taiyo, Camtek, First EIE, Du Pont and Cambridge Nanotherm, to name a few.
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For the detailed conference programme, click here.
Julia Gumminger, IPC
IPC members are constantly working to move the electronics industry forward by developing new technologies, innovative processes, and testing methods—and working to find solutions to known technical challenges. The IPC APEX EXPO Technical Conference is the premier forum in North America where these challenges, solutions, and innovations are shared among colleagues and competitors alike.
Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
The holiday season is in full swing for most of us; no matter which holiday you choose to recognize here in the second half of December, it’s almost certain that your routine has some level of interruption to it right now. Chances are, you might not be consuming as much of your usual diet of industry news and information, what with all the holiday treats and traditional meals to be consumed instead. That, gentle reader, is why we bring you this week’s Top 5 editor’s picks–your slimmed down version of the news, leaving you more time for the other delights of the season. So without further ado, we bring you the five news items you really should make room for this week.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
I’m getting a lot of out-of-office replies. Are you all on the beach now? It’s 91 degrees every day here in Atlanta lately, but each afternoon it rains like we’re in a horror movie, and that drops the temperature down to the subtropical arena. Still, I’ll take heat over freezing any day. Things are heating up in our industry too, as we see from my top five choices this week. First-quarter electronic design revenue is up year-on-year, but PCB revenue barely moved the needle YOY. Editor Nolan Johnson spent the week at SEMICON West and the FLEX Conference, and he brings us a review of these conferences, co-located at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. As he notes, printed electronic circuits are beginning to gain a foothold in the market.