PCB West schedule-at-a-glance.



8:00 am Coffee Break, sponsored by IBE

Electronics USA, LLC

9:00 am-11:00 am

1: Ask the Flexperts

Speaker: Mark Finstad, Flexible Circuit Technologies/MarkVerbrugge, PICA Manufacturing Sales

9:00 am-12:30 am

2: Grounding to Control Noise and EMI Speaker: Rick Hartley, RHartley Enterprises

3: Designing the Mobile Platform Memory Interfaces (MPMI): LPDDR3, M-PCIe, & UFS

Speaker: Robert Hanson, Americom Seminars

4: PCB Design Fundamentals for Embedding Passive and Active Components

Speaker: Vern Solberg, Solberg Technologies

9:00 am-5:00 am

5: The Basics of PCB Design

Speaker: Susy Webb, Design Science

6: Design for High Reliability Fabrication and Assembly

Speaker: Gary Ferrari, FTG

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

7: IMS--Getting the Heat Out

Speaker: Gareth Parry

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Streamline Lunch-n-Learn (Tuesday Conference attendees and speakers only)

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

8: A Comparison of the Manufacturability of Laminates for High-Speed Digital Applications

Speaker: Amit Bahl, Sierra Circuits

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

9: BGA Breakout and Routing Update

Speaker: Charles Pfeil, Mentor Graphics

10: Skin Effect, Dielectric Losses, and Lossy Transmission Lines

Speaker: Doug Brooks, UltraCAD Design Inc.

11: Power Integrity Primer for PCB Designers

Speaker: Ralf Bruning, Zuken

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

12: New Developments in ENIG and ENEPIG

Speaker: George Milad, Uyemura

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

13: Flex-Rigid Circuit Board Techniques for High-Tech Applications

Speaker: Markus Willie, Schoeller-Electronics

14: Setting Up--or Fixing -Your Component Library

Speaker: Randall Myers, Mentor Graphics

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

15: Embedded Passives Use in MEMS, Sensors and Wearable Electronics

Speaker: Joel Peiffer, 3M

16: Switch Mode Power Supply Layout

Speaker: Rick Hartley, RHartley Enterprises

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

17: Design for Flex

Speaker: Sebastian Manoiu, MFLEX


8:00 am Coffee Break, sponsored by IBE Electronics USA, LLC

Exhibition Hours

10:00 am to 6:00 pm

9:00 am to 10:00 am

18: Electromagnetic Fields and Signal Integrity

Speaker: Doug Brooks, UltraCAD Design Inc.

19: Constraint-Driven Power Integrity

Speaker: Dennis Nagle, Cadence

9:00 am to 11:00 am

20: Managing Power and Connections for a Successful FPGA Layout

Speaker: Randall Myers, Mentor Graphics

21: PCB Design Techniques to Improve ESD Robustness

Speaker: Dan Beeker, Freescale Semiconductor

9:00 am to 12:00 am

22: Basics of PCB Fabrication

Speaker: Kathy Nargi-Toth, NCAB USA


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