Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference 2019 Summary
A non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies.
The association is dedicated to the advancement of the electronics industry through member education and interaction. Local chapters are in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, India, Israel, Malaysia, Taiwan, and China.
Educational programs, symposia, and seminars are held throughout the year in various locations in the U.S. and Canada. The SMTA produces SMTA International, a major annual conference and exhibition currently held in Rosemont, IL (Late September - Early October).
Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) Postings
May 27, 2022 | The SMTA and the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) have announced the 2022 technical program is finalized for the annual Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials. The event will proceed in-person June 28-30, 2022, in College Park, Maryland. Registration is now open via the event website.
May 18, 2022 | Supply Chain Crisis: When will the Chip Shortage End? What is the solution? Supply Chain issues are prevalent, causing a supply crunch and resulting in cut production, delinquent delivery shortages, and loss of profit. Then there is offshore manufacturing, which poses a security threat as democracy is threatened across the globe. The 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has a call for action to translate American innovation into domestically manufacturable, market-ready technology to provide solutions to the current market threats.
May 05, 2022 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the finalized technical program for the International Conference for Electronics Hardware Enabling Technologies. The in-person conference will take place June 14 - 15, 2022 at the Centennial College Event Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Apr 13, 2022 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to invite you to its upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723, on Tuesday, May 24th.
Apr 13, 2022 | The SMTA is pleased to announce several upcoming dates and locations for the SMT Processes Certification Program.
Feb 25, 2022 | The SMTA is pleased to announce an SMT Processes Certification Program is scheduled for May 16-18, 2022 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Keith Bryant, KB Consultancy, will instruct the program. The program is co-located with the Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference taking place May 17-19, 2022.
Feb 16, 2022 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for the JoAnn Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship by April 29, 2022.
Feb 10, 2022 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for the Charles Hutchins Educational Grant by April 29, 2022.
Jan 10, 2022 | The SMTA Capital Chapter Officer team is excited to provide our members with a free technical webinar on "Use of Photonic Soldering to Rework Chip Components" presented by Dr. Vahid Akhavan, Global Application Engineer at NovaCentrix. The presentation will take place on January 20th at 12:00am EST.
Dec 21, 2021 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the technical program for the Wafer-Level Packaging Symposium (WLPS). The symposium will be held February 15-17, 2022 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in San Jose, California.