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Papers Wanted for 2011 APEX
Bannockburn, IL — IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has issued a call for papers for the 2011 IPC APEX Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, April 12-15, 2011.

The world's premier conference and exhibition for the electronic interconnect industry, IPC APEX Expo provides presenters and their companies with a notable and cost-effective opportunity to promote their expertise and gain visibility with key engineers, managers and executives from all segments of the industry worldwide. To recognize exceptional achievement, awards will be presented for "Best U.S. Paper" for U.S. authors and the "Best International Paper" for authors from outside the United States.

Expert presentations are being sought on all relevant design, PCB fabrication and electronics manufacturing topics. Submissions dealing with reliability, head-on-pillow and lead-free repair and rework, as well as new research in growing areas such as photovoltaics and printed electronics are especially encouraged. A 300-word abstract summarizing original and previously unpublished work covering case histories, research and discoveries must be submitted by July 16, 2010. The submission should describe significant results from experiments, emphasize new techniques, discuss trends of interest and contain a summary of the technical and/or appropriate test results in the final paper.

In addition, proposals are solicited for full-day and half-day professional development (PD) courses on design, printed board and electronics manufacturing processes and materials.

Technical conference paper abstracts and PD proposals are due July 16, 2010. To submit an abstract or proposal, visit

Contace: Greg Munie, IPC conference director, at or Toya Richardson, IPC technical administrative assistant, at 847-597-2825 Web:

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