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Upcoming Events

SMTA Guadalajara 2017 Tech Forum & Expo

Guadalajara, Mexico

October 18-19, 2017

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Munich, Germany

Booth 554 (Hall A4)

November 14-17, 2017

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Past Events

NEPCON Vietnam 2017

Hanoi, Vietnam

Booth F11

September 13-15, 2017

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Taipei, Taiwan

September 13-15, 2017

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SMTA International

Rosemont, IL

Booth 1123

September 19-20, 2017

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Speaker Schedule: Tuesday, September 19

Fan Gao, Ph.D., 11AM

"Rheology Behavior of Flux and Solder Paste"

Speaker Schedule: Wednesday, September 20

Hemal Bhavsar, 8:30AM

"Device Assembly Considerations for Integration of One-Step Chip Attach Materials in Conventional Reflow Processing"

Bruno Tolla, Ph.D. and Mike Bixenman, DBA (Kyzen Corporation), 11AM

"Dendritic Growth from Chemical Contamination and Partial Cleaning: Fundamental Tests and Application Study"

14th Philippine Semiconductor & Electronics Convention and Exhibition (PSECE 2017)

Manila, Philippines

Booth 349 & 366

June 21-23, 2017

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Contamination, Cleaning and Coating Conference

Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam Airport Schiphol - Amsterdam, Netherlands

May 23-24, 2017

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Speaker Schedule

Bruno Tolla,Tuesday, May 23

"Impact of reflow and cleaning conditions on the electrochemical activity of flux residues under surface mount components"

Technical Rework Seminar

Kester's Global Headquarters - Itasca, IL

May 10, 2017

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SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017

Nuremberg, Germany

Booth 4-533

May 16-18, 2017

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SMTA China East/NEPCON China

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center - Shanghai, China

Booth #: 1H43

April 25-27, 2017

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Speaker Schedule

Yanrong Shi, Tuesday, April 25, 2:55pm

"Development of a Risk Profile from Flux Residues Trapped under Leadless Components"

SNEC 2017

Shanghai, China

April 18-20, 2017

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Speaker Schedule

Yanrong Shi, Thursday April 20 at 3:00pm

"Insights of solder flux fundamentals in solar module assembly"

Atlanta 21st Annual Expo

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Location: Infinite Energy Center (Formerly Gwinnett Center) - 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097

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SMTA South East Asia Technical Conference on Electronics Assembly

Olive Tree Hill - Penang, Malaysia

March 28-30, 2017

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Speaker Schedule

Bruno Tolla and Mike Bixenman (Kyzen), Wednesday, March 29, 10:30am

"Development of a Risk Profile from Flux Residues Trapped under Leadless Components"

SMTA Space Coast Chapter Panel Discussion

Topic: "Avoiding the Voids in Reflow Soldering"

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Location: Mack Technologies in Melbourne, FL.

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Speaker Schedule

Mike Kaminsky, Senior Field Applications Support Engineer will be part of the panel discussion

SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Location: Stafford Centre - 10505 Cash Road, Stafford, TX 77477

Booth #64

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SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Location: Plano Centre - 2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074

Booth #416

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San Diego Convention Center - San Diego, CA

Booth 2205

February 14-16, 2017

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Speaker Schedule

Mike Bixenman (Kyzen) and Bruno Tolla, February 14, 1:30pm

"Electrochemical Methods to Measure the Corrosion Potential of Flux Residues"

Rocky Mountain Expo & Tech Forum

West Club at Mile High Stadium - Denver, CO

January 19, 2017

Kurtz Ersa Soldering Seminar & Grand Opening

Demo & Technology Center - Jalisco, Mexico

Technical Seminars: November 15th and 16th and Opening: November 17th

Speaker Schedule

Denis Jean, November 15 & 16, 9:30 AM

"How to formulate the right flux for the selective soldering application"


Ifema - Feria de Madrid – Madrid, Spain

October 25-28, 2016

SMTA-IPC High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference

Hyatt Rosemont - Rosemont, IL

October 25-27, 2016

Speaker Schedule

Bruno Tolla, October 26, 9:45 AM

“No-Clean Flux Activity under Bottom Terminations”

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Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition

Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center - Taiwan

Booth # K0408

October 12-14, 2016

“QFN: Design - Cleaning - Reliability: What you can't see can cause failure!” Webinar

Thursday, October 13, 2016 10:00AM - 11:00AM CDT

Speaker Schedule

Bruno Tolla will be a panelist during this free webinar.

To learn more information and to register for the webinar, please click here.

SMTA International

Donald Stephens Convention Center – Rosemont, IL

Booth 500

September 27 – 28, 2016

Speaker Schedule, September 27

Paul Groome (Digitaltest), and Kester's Denis Jean and Bruno Tolla, September 27, 11:30AM

Breaking Through Flux Residues to Provide Reliable Probing on PCBAs

Bruno Tolla, 2-2:30pm

Surface Insulation Resistance of No-clean Flux Residues Under Various Surface Mount Components

Mike Bixenman (Kyzen) and Bruno Tolla, 3-3:30pm

Reactivity of No-Clean Flux Residues Trapped Under Bottom Terminated Components Can Cause Leakage Currents to Form

Hemal Bhavsar, 3-3:30pm

Improved Reliability Performance of Jet Dispensable Polymeric Coating Material

Speaker Schedule, Wednesday, September 28

Chad Showalter, 3-3:30pm

A Study of Overcoming Solder Icicling and Copper Wire Dissolution in an Automated Lead-Free Soldering System

SMTA Guadalajara Expo Forum 2016

Hotel RIU Guadalajara

Booth 39

October 4 – 5, 2016

2016 SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition

Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

Booth E3 – 375

May 23-25, 2016

2016 Carolinas Expo & Tech Conference

Holiday Inn Greensboro Airport, Greensboro, NC

Booth 20

May 24, 2016

NEPCON China 2016

Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center

Booth 1G40, Hall 1

April 26-28, 2016

Speaker Schedule

Yanrong Shi, Chemist, April 27, 10:30AM

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SMT Hybrid Packaging 2016

Exhibition Centre, Nuremberg, Germany

April 26-28, 2016

SMTA Atlanta 20th Annual Expo

Infinite Energy Center (formerly Gwinnett Center), Duluth, GA

April 20, 2016

Anglo Production Processes Ltd.’s. Technology Days

APP's UK Headquarters, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England

April 20-21, 2016

SMTA Dallas

Plano Centre, Plano, TX

Booth 416

March 3, 2016

Speaker Schedule

Bruno Tolla, Global R&D Director, March 3, 1:30 PM

Impact of Flux Residues on the Reliability of Electronic Assemblies

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Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

Booth 757

March 15-17, 2016

Speaker Schedule

Denis Jean, Technical Support, March 15, 3:30 PM

How to Choose the Right Flux for the Selective Soldering Application

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PCB Carolina 2015

McKimmon Center, NCSU, Raleigh, NC

Table #11

November 4, 2015


Messe München International, Munich, Germany

Booth A4.554

November 10-13, 2015

48th International Symposium on Microelectronics - IMAPS

Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL

October 27-29, 2015

Speaker Schedule

Dan Duffy, Research Scientist, October 29, 2:30 PM

Design of Filled One Step Chip Attach Materials (OSCA) for Conventional Mass Reflow Processing: Rheology Considerations for Jet Dispensing and Die Placement

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12th Annual International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference and Tabletop Exhibition

DoubleTree San Jose Airport Hotel, San Jose, CA

October 13-15, 2015

Speaker Schedule

Dan Duffy, Research Scientist, October 14, 10:45 AM

Assemblies Containing Copper Pillar Structures Processed Using One Step Chip Attach Materials (OSCA) and Conventional Mass Reflow Processing

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SMTA Guadalajara 2015

Hotel Riu Plaza Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico

October 14-15, 2015

SMTA International 2015

Donald Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL

Booth 131

September 27-October 1, 2015

Speaker Schedule

Xiang (Shawn) Wei, Ph.D., September 29, 2:00 PM

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Bruno Tolla, Global R&D Director, October 1, 10:30 AM

Reactivity of No-Clean Flux Residues in Electronic Assemblies: A Systematic Study

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NEPCON South China

Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Centre

August 25-27, 2015


Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

May 26-29, 2015

Speaker Schedule

Dan Duffy, Research Scientist, May 25, 11:15 AM

Rheology Design Considerations for One Chip Attach Materials (OSCA) Used for Conventional Mass Reflow Processing


Shanghai World Expo Convention Center

April 21-23, 2015

Speaker Schedule

Bruno Tolla, Global R&D Director, April 15, 10:30 AM

Chemical Influences on the Reliability of Complex Assemblies