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PCB West to Feature More Than 100 Exhibitors

ATLANTA, GA – More than 100 companies will exhibit at PCB West this year, ranging from the leading PCB design software vendors to key value-added resellers to top international board fabricators.

The exhibitor list includes more than 15 providers of CAD and CAM software, 40 companies offering bare board fabrication, 27 offering PCB assembly, and a host of other suppliers of various materials and equipment for fabrication and assembly. The major CAD vendors including Cadence, Mentor and Zuken are among the exhibitors this year.

The show floor will be open Wednesday, September 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Registration for the Expo show badge includes access to the 15 free forums, the keynote address, free lunch on the exhibition floor, the exhibit hall evening reception, plus the new CAD Tool Corner presentations. All these events take place Wednesday, September 12.

To register for the exhibition, which includes access to the free sessions, visit pcbwest.com.  

PCB West 2018 will be held September 11-13 in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a three-day technical conference and one-day exhibition, to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.  The full conference program is available at pcbwest.com.

Now in its 27th year, this year’s show will feature 110 booths showcasing the leading companies in the PCB industry, including the top CAD and CAM vendors and top names in printed circuit fabrication and electronics assembly. Nearly 2,900 designers and engineers registered for the 2017 show.

PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY magazines are media partners for the event.

For information about attending, visit pcbwest.com.

About UP Media Group Inc.

UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.net) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdate (pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB West (pcbwest.com) and the PCB2Day workshop series (pcb2day.com).

PCB West to feature 15 Free Conference Presentations

ATLANTA, GA – JUNE 12, 2018 – PCB West today announced this year’s conference will feature two full tracks worth of free presentations on Wednesday, September 12, with topics ranging from signal integrity to 3D printing and common design errors.

A third track, the new CAD Tool Corner, will cover the design gamut, from component libraries to simulation and collaboration within the ECAD-MCAD software flow. The CAD Tool Corner takes place Tuesday, September 11.

Rick Hartley, the most popular speaker in the history of PCB West, will kick off “Free Wednesday” with a talk on routing and termination for control of signal integrity. Other speakers are from Intel, AsteelFlash, TTM Technologies, Nano Dimension, Creation Technologies and other leading companies.

In all, the three tracks will include 15 free presentations. Among others, topics include:

  • Prototype design
  • HDI standards and design rules
  • AI and machine learning
  • 3D printed electronics
  • Preventing the 10+ 21 most common design errors
  • Data transfer within the Industry 4.0 environment
  • PCB interposer design
  • Optimizing hardware for IoT solutions

The CAD Tool Corner takes place September 11, while Free Wednesday tracks take place September 12, the same day as the sold-out exhibition. The trade show features more than 100 companies showing the latest in printed circuit design software, fabrication and assembly services.

“We are excited to offer more than two full days’ worth of free sessions, with loads of valuable content for designers and all types of engineers,” said UPMG vice president and conference chair Mike Buetow. “And where else could you come hear great instructors like Rick Hartley for free?”

To register for the exhibition, which includes access to these free sessions, visit pcbwest.com.

PCB West, the largest conference and exhibition for printed circuit board design, fabrication and assembly in the Silicon Valley, will offer 65 presentations as a part of its three-day paid conference program September 11 – 13 at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center. This year’s event includes 14 full- and half-day tutorials and workshops, and a total of 37 presentations of two hours or more, addressing attendees’ request for longer sessions. The full conference program is available at pcbwest.com.

PCB West 2018 will be held September 11-13 in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a three-day technical conference and one-day exhibition, to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.

Now in its 27th year, this year’s show will feature 110 booths showcasing the leading companies in the PCB industry, including the top CAD and CAM vendors and top names in printed circuit fabrication and electronics assembly. Nearly 2,900 designers and engineers registered for the 2017 show.

PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY magazines are media partners for the event.

For information about attending, visit pcbwest.com.

About UP Media Group Inc.

UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.net) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdate (pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB West (pcbwest.com) and the PCB2Day workshop series (pcb2day.com).

UP Media Group Announces Conference Speakers for PCB West 2018

ATLANTA, GA – APRIL 11, 2018 – More than half the presentations at this year’s PCB West conference will be two hours or more in duration, UP Media Group Inc. said today. 

PCB West, the largest conference and exhibition for printed circuit board design, fabrication and assembly in the Silicon Valley, will feature 65 presentations, of which 37 will be at least two hours long. A total of nine will be half-day workshops (3.5 hours) and five will be full-day tutorials (seven hours).

“For 2018, we have redoubled efforts to concentrate on training the current and next-generation of printed circuit designers and engineers,” said Mike Buetow, conference chairman. “Our all-day program features tutorials on design for manufacture and assembly, PCB stackup design and materials selection, and assembly defect analysis and process troubleshooting, among others. We are looking forward to welcoming back Susy Webb, Gary Ferrari and the ‘Assembly Brothers’ team of Phil Zarrow and Jim Hall in September.”

For the seventh consecutive year all booths have been sold for the popular exhibition, UPMG added. The September 2017 event attracted nearly 2,000 attendees.

PCB West 2018 will be held September 11-13 in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a three-day technical conference and one-day exhibition, to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.

Now in its 27th year, this year’s show will feature 110 booths showcasing the leading companies in the PCB industry, including the top CAD and CAM vendors and top names in printed circuit fabrication and electronics assembly.

To get alerts once the conference catalog is available, please visit https://www.upmgonline.com/subscriptions/register_pcbwest.php.

PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY magazines are media partners for the event.

For more information about PCB West, visit pcbwest.com.

About UP Media Group Inc.
UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.com) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FABTM (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLYTM (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdateTM ( pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB WestTM (pcbwest.com) and the PCB2Day (pcb2day.com) workshop series.

UP Media Group Announces PCB West 2018 Exhibition Floor Sold Out

ATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 19, 2017 – The exhibition floor is sold out for PCB West, the largest conference  and exhibition for printed circuit board design, fabrication and assembly in the Silicon Valley, UP Media Group Inc. said today. 

It is the seventh consecutive year all booths have been sold for the popular exhibition, UPMG added. The September 2017 event attracted nearly 2,000 attendees. 

PCB West 2018 will be held September 11-13 in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a three-day technical conference and one-day exhibition, to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center. 

Now in its 27th year, this year’s show will feature 110 booths showcasing the leading companies in the PCB industry, including the top CAD and CAM vendors and top names in printed circuit fabrication and electronics assembly.

“PCB West 2018 sold out in record time,” said UPMG vice president of sales and marketing Frances Stewart. “In less than three months, the floor was completely booked. This overwhelming response is a reflection of how effective this show is. We anticipate yet another outstanding show in 2018.” 

PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY magazines are media partners for the event.

For more information about PCB West, visit pcbwest.com.

About UP Media Group Inc.
UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.com) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FABTM (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLYTM (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdateTM ( pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB WestTM (pcbwest.com) and the PCB2Day (pcb2day.com) workshop series.

UP Media Group Issues Call For Abstracts for PCB West 2018

ATLANTA, GA – OCTOBER 9, 2017 – UP Media Group Inc. seeks abstracts for PCB West 2018, to be held September 11 - 13, 2018, in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a three-day technical conference and one-day exhibition to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.

PCB West annually provides a conference and exhibition focused on the design and manufacture of PCBs, HDI, electronics assembly and circuit board test. The September 2017 event attracted nearly 2,000 attendees.

Papers and presentations of the following durations are sought for the technical conference: one-hour lectures and presentations; two-hour workshops; and half-day (3.5 hour) and full-day seminars. Preference is given to presentations of 2 hours in length or more, and no presentations of less than one hour will be considered.

Suggested paper and presentation topics include:

    Design
  • RF and microwave design
  • LED design and assembly
  • High-speed, high-frequency design
  • Signal integrity
  • Flex circuit design
  • Component placement
  • EMI/EMC analysis
  • Thermal analysis and management
  • HDI design
  • PCB design/layout basics
  • Component library creation and management
  • Design for manufacture
  • Packaging design
  • Mixed-signal design
  • Area arrays
  • FPGA design and implementation
  • Design team collaboration
    Fabrication
  • PCB fabrication
  • Flexible circuit manufacturing
  • HDI
  • Surface finishes
  • Embedded passives and active devices
  • Industry forecasts and business and supply chain issues
    Assembly
  • Electronics assembly
  • New component packaging
  • Screen and stencil printing
  • Component placement
  • Soldering and materials
  • Test and inspection
  • Environmental legislation (REACH, RoHS2, etc.) and its effects
  • Industry forecasts and business and supply chain issues

Papers and presentations must be noncommercial in nature and should focus on technology, techniques or methodology.

Abstracts of 100 to 300 words and speaker biographies should be submitted to UP Media Group at http://pcbwest.com/conference/submit-abstract-2018 by February 9, 2018.

Anyone may submit an abstract to present a course at PCB West 2018, and presenters may present more than one paper or teach more than one course. A separate abstract must be submitted for each course.

If selected, a detailed presentation outline and final paper or presentation is due August 13, 2018. PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY magazines are media partners for the event.

For more information about PCB West, visit pcbwest.com or contact director of group shows Alyson Corey at 678-234-9859; askarbek@upmediagroup.com.

About UP Media Group Inc.
UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.com) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FABTM (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLYTM (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdateTM ( pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB WestTM (pcbwest.com). UPMG also produces Printed Circuit UniversityTM (printedcircuituniversity.com), an online e-learning and training resource for electronics industry, and the PCB Chat TM moderated chat forums.

Contact:

Alyson Skarbek, Show Manager
UP Media Group Inc.
P.O. Box 470
Canton, GA 30169
Tel 678-234-9859
askarbek@upmediagroup.com

PCB West 2018 Show Floor More Than 65% Sold Out

ATLANTA, GA – OCTOBER 11, 2017 – The exhibition floor space for PCB West 2018 is more than 65% sold, UP Media Group Inc. said today.

Booth sales began the end of September and the largest available spaces were immediately sold out. The show floor is expected to sell out for the seventh year in a row, show organizers added.

“Exhibit space registration opened Sept. 28, and last year’s largest exhibitors immediately reserved their space,” said Frances Stewart, vice president of sales and marketing at UP Media Group. “We are ahead of last year’s pace, and are confident that 2018 will be another sold-out show.”

PCB West will be held September 11 - 13, 2018, in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a three-day technical conference and one-day exhibition to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.

PCB West annually provides a conference and exhibition focused on the design and manufacture of PCBs, HDI, electronics assembly and circuit board test. The September 2017 event attracted nearly 2,000 attendees.

Currently more than 70 booths for the September 2018 trade show have been sold, or over 65% of the show floor, leaving fewer than 40 booths remaining.

For more information about PCB West, visit pcbwest.com or contact director of group shows Alyson Corey at 678-234-9859; askarbek@upmediagroup.com.

About UP Media Group Inc.
UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.com) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FABTM (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLYTM (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdateTM ( pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB WestTM (pcbwest.com). UPMG also produces Printed Circuit UniversityTM (printedcircuituniversity.com), an online e-learning and training resource for electronics industry, and the PCB Chat TM moderated chat forums.

Contact:

Alyson Skarbek, Show Manager
UP Media Group Inc.
P.O. Box 470
Canton, GA 30169
Tel 678-234-9859
askarbek@upmediagroup.com

UP Media Group Announces Final Numbers For PCB West

ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 – UP Media Group Inc. today announced final figures for PCB West 2017, held earlier this month at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.

More than 2,860 electronics technologists registered to attend the three-day conference or exhibits, show organizers said.

“It’s always a pleasure to convene in the Silicon Valley for PCB West,” said conference chair Mike Buetow. “We saw tremendous interest in sessions on impedance, 3D printing, and basic troubleshooting, and of course Rick Hartley is always in demand. And traffic on the show floor never seemed to let up.”

PCB West annually provides a conference and exhibition focused on the design and manufacture of PCBs, HDI, electronics assembly and circuit board test. The September 2017 event attracted nearly 2,000 attendees. Next year's show takes place Sept. 11-13 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

For more information about PCB West, visit pcbwest.com or contact director of group shows Alyson Corey at 678-234-9859; askarbek@upmediagroup.com.

About UP Media Group Inc.
UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.com) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FABTM (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLYTM (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdateTM ( pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB WestTM (pcbwest.com). UPMG also produces Printed Circuit UniversityTM (printedcircuituniversity.com), an online e-learning and training resource for electronics industry, and the PCB Chat TM moderated chat forums.

Contact:

Alyson Skarbek, Show Manager
UP Media Group Inc.
P.O. Box 470
Canton, GA 30169
Tel 678-234-9859
askarbek@upmediagroup.com



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