IPC APEX EXPO 2020WHAT'S NEW IN 2020

MEETINGS & COURSES: February 1-6
CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION: February 4-6

SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER | CA

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Technical Conference

THE FUNDAMENTALS PROGRAM

The Fundamentals Program is a new option for those attending the Technical Conference. Geared toward adding value to the attendee experience, the program provides curated content covering the many facets of the electronics industry. Attendees will gain a broader view of the industry and will learn important terminology and background as preparation for content on new studies and technologies presented at the technical conference. Sessions will include topics presented by subject matter industry experts, interactive panel sessions, and opportunities for attendees to learn the secrets of success from our valued presenters. 

Plan your trip to arrive early so that you can take part in this exciting new Monday program! (Included with All-Access Package registration)

Program to include:

  • Intro to IPC and Standards Basics 
  • Soldering Process
  • Safety/EHS – Environmental Standards 
  • Test
  • Circuit Board Design and Fabrication 
  • Surface Reliability Considerations
  • Life Skills Panel 
  • Long Term Reliability
  • Components and Terminology 
  • Hot Topics Panel

TECHNICAL CONFERENCE SINGLE SESSION PASS

Available when you register, the Technical Conference Single Session Pass will get you admission to one technical conference session. It’s perfect for seeing a friend’s presentation, getting the latest  information on your favorite topic, or meeting subject matter experts on a specific issue.

Member: $99 | Nonmember: $120

SESSIONS@The Intersection

Whether at the intersection of business and engineering or the intersection of two industry organizations, these sessions are free to all attendees and will address the hottest industry topics you need to know about today! Here are some of those topics: 

  • Semi-Additive Processes for Building Circuits
  • E-textiles Developments
  • Why Your Supply Chain Needs Diversity (in conjunction with WBENC)
  • PCB Challenges and Needs for Emerging Applications (in conjunction with iNEMi)
  • interACTION: Weak Microvia Interfaces Update Panel
  • interACTION: Best Practices for Strategic Board Procurement
  • interACTION: Conscientious Engineering (Environmental, Social, and Future Technology Ethics)
CUTTING EDGE PRODUCTS

NEW PRODUCTS CORRIDOR

View cutting-edge products and services in the New Products Corridor located in the Sails Pavilion (upper level exhibit hall). Get a sneak preview of tomorrow’s equipment, materials and services that are breaking new ground in our industry.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

SCHEDULE

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Awards Luncheon

Awards Luncheon

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Newcomers Networking Reception

Join us for tips on how to make the most of your experience, meet other first timers, enjoy refreshments and just chill!

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

International Reception

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Keynote Session – Burt Rutan

9:45 am – 10:00 am

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Luncheon and IPC Annual Meeting

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Show Floor Reception

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Women in Electronics Reception

This popular event provides a unique and relaxed opportunity to connect with female industry peers, build your network, share experiences and have a few laughs. We’re extra excited this year to welcome guest speaker jet dragster driver for Larsen Motorsports and Florida Institute of Technology, Elaine Larsen!

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Awards Luncheon

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Ice Cream Social on the Show Floor

5:15 pm – 7:00 pm

MIT Meet and Greet

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Trivia Networking Night

Do you have a vast reservoir of “useless” trivia to draw upon? Or, do you just want to have a fun-filled evening? Have we got the event for you! Join us for IPC APEX EXPO 2020 Trivia Networking Night! Trivia topics include movies, music, news and everyone’s favorite topic….SCIENCE! Come, challenge last year’s champions and earn your bragging rights!

6:00 pm

Exhibitor Networking Functions

DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Professional Development

There are more new professional development courses in 2020 than we’ve ever offered before. That means fresh content with the latest solutions for the latest industry challenges!

Professional Development means different things to different people based on role, company and experience. This year’s program includes something for everyone, from advanced classes exploring the details and depth of specific topics, to informative classes catering to engineers ready to level-up in their careers, sign up for one or two, or make the most of your time and take full advantage of these courses with the All-Access Package.

Course Topics include (click to learn more):

WANT TO KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT

PODCASTS

Want to know what to expect at IPC APEX EXPO 2020 Brook Sandy-Smith talked to Mike Konrad, Aqueous Technologies, on his podcast Reliability Matters, about IPC APEX EXPO, from educational and professional development courses, fantastic networking opportunities, trivia competition, jet dragster racers, and the future of electronics.

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Where can I get those? We have a hand soldering training Program that we provide through our Foundation for Future Engineers.

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