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There's still time to register for PCB West 2017. This annual PCB design conference will be held September 12 - 14, 2017, 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 September event features more than 75 presentations, the most-ever for the 26-years-old event. Among the featured speakers are Rick Hartley, Doug Brooks and Susy Webb, with topics ranging from signal noise control, RF design, thermal considerations, flex circuits, and assembly troubleshooting.
The annual Free Wednesday program offers more than 20 free presentations covering all types of design, fabrication and assembly issues. Free Wednesday takes place September 13, the same day of the exhibition featuring more than 100 leading suppliers of PCB design software, process tools, and fabrication, assembly and test services and equipment.
The technical conference is characterized by longer training-based presentations that average two hours or more. Courses are offered for all experience levels, from novice through advanced.
New this year is the PCB Fabrication/EMS Management Forum, a special session designed for executives and centered on common industry management issues, such as technology investment, employee recruiting and marketing.
Preceding the conference program is the IPC Designers Certification course, presented by EPTAC.
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 2016 event attracted nearly 2,000 attendees.