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DECEMBER 2016 EVENT
LA/OC SMTA 2016
Annual Holiday Party


Merlin's Magic & Comedy Dinner Theater

DATE

Friday, December 2nd
, 2016
(1st Friday of the Month)

AGENDA
6:00PM, Social Hour
7:00PM, Seating Starts

7:30PM, Entertainment
7:45pm, Dinner Served during Show


ENTERTAINMENT


COST
Cash or Check
$20, Members
$35, Nonmembers


Paypal Payment
(Fee + 2.9% + .30 Processing Fee)

$20.90, Members
$37, Nonmembers

MENU
Chicken & Vegetable soup
Savory BBQ Pork Ribs & Chicken
Baked Beans
Creamy Cole Slaw
Honey Baked Corn Bread
Does not Include Beverages


LOCATION
The Rib Trader
2710 E. Chapman Ave.
Orange, Ca

http://merlinshow.com/


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March 2017 EVENT
LA/OC SMTA is Proud to Present an Educational and Networking Event...

2017 Chapter Tutorial Program

Design for Testability Strategies for Today's Circuits

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The objective of this course is to familiarize attendees with how the testing problem should be tackled for today’s ever more complex electronic circuits. To compound the problem access to the circuit is ever shrinking making mechanical probing more challenging and less effective. Design for Testability (DFT) techniques, including use of the JTAG/IEEE 1149.1 boundary scan helps in keeping up. The course covers issues of how to ensure that circuit boards populated with SMT devices are built correctly, but goes further to confront the question of ensuring that it in fact functions correctly. The course will cover the objectives of various test methods but will also include ways to overcome their limitations. Finally, a profitable test strategy is described and how the traditional test paradigm must change to take advantage of it.

INSTRUCTOR
Louis Ungar
Advanced Test Engineering (A.T.E.) Solutions, Inc.


Mr. Ungar enjoys a well-known reputation in the electronics testing profession. He has built, programmed, and selected Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) for a large number of clients both in the commercial and military community. Having introduced the first university course on ATE and Design for Testability (DFT) at UCLA, he has taught similar courses to companies around the world. He led the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) Testability Committee to publish the SMTA Testability Guidelines from 2002 with the most recent 2014 SMTA Testability Guidelines. He has been involved with the IEEE standards committee for several DFT standards, including the IEEE-1149.1, the 1149.4 and the 1687 and has been honored as a life-time member of the American Society of Test Engineers and is the Tutorial Chair of the IEEE AutoTestCon. He is involved with the IPC-2231 standard for DFX, where X is substituted for Testability, Reliability, Manufacturability, etc. He is also the co-author of a technical paper on False Alarms and No Fault Found that won the Best Management Paper award at AutoTestCon 2015. Mr. Ungar completed courses towards a MA in Management and holds a BS degree in Electronics Engineering and Computer Sciences from UCLA. He continues teaching DFT and BIST courses at conferences, at companies and at public forums around the world.

TOPICS
•Strategize test as you strategize design

•Test and repair vs. throw away: A question of economics

•Inspectability from solder paste through fully loaded boards

•Automatic testing and ATE test programs

•What to expect when you test as you build and how to plan for it with Design for Testability (DFT)

•Capitalizing JTAG/IEEE-1149.1 and other boundary scan standards for all tests

•Tests beyond manufacturing: User built-in test, repair of field returns

•Bottom Line:
- What does this cost?
- How much does it save?
- How can we profit from better tests?


COURSE BENEFITS

•Understand the benefits and limitations of various test equipment types

•Learn how testing is a technical solution to an economic problem

•Understand the modern ATE and how DFT and JTAG are now integral parts of automatic board tests

•Learn how end users – your customers – interface with tests

•Understand that test is an opportunity for profits, not just a cost to be avoided

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Many people are involved in creating a product and they should be concerned that it can be proven to be good before it is sold. Quality, manufacturing, and design engineers not only need to know test to contribute to its success, but also to reap its rewards by the information tests can provide for future improvements. Managers of all disciplines need to know how tests are performed and how to benefit from them rather than simplistically aim only to lower test costs. Finally, test engineers need this course so they can communicate their concerns with others in the organization.

DATE
Thursday, March 16th, 2017
(3rd Thursday of the Month)


AGENDA
8:30am Check-In
9:00am to 4:30pm Presentation


LOCATION

Paradigm Contract Manufacturing LLC
11562 Knott Street, Unit 13-14
Garden Grove, CA, 92841-1823
PH - 714-889-7074
FAX - 714-893-1801

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COST
$200, Members

$275, Nonmembers
(includes 1 year Individual SMTA membership)

$100, LA/Orange County Chapter Officers
(Want to become an officer? Ask us how.)

SPECIAL OFFER!
The LA/OC Chapter is subsidizing the cost of registration for all student attendees.

$FREE! (Regularly $50), Student Members

$20 (Regularly $70), Student Non-Members
(A one-year Student SMTA Membership is included in the non-member price)

Great Value! Half the cost of a tutorial at SMTA International and offered right in your backyard. Continental Breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, course handouts, and a certificate of completion are all included in the cost, along with instruction by one of our best!

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MENU
Catered by Sandor's Gourmet Catering, Inc.

Continental Breakfast Flair
Assorted Danish, Muffins & Bagels
Butter & Preserves
Sliced Fruit
Assorted Juices
Reg. Coffee & Decaf


LUNCH
Beef & Chicken Taco Bar
Mexican Rice
Refried Beans
Homemade Guacamole
Sour Cream
Chips & Salsa
Corn & Flour Tortillas
Assorted Sodas, Water, Tea, & Coffee


REGISTRATION

http://smta.org/education/chapter_tutorials/chapter_tutorials.cfm#laoc

Questions? Contact Karen Frericks @ 952.920.7682

 
APRIL 2017 EVENT
LA/OC SMTA is Proud to Present an Educational and Networking Event...

Chapter Dinner Meeting

Cleaning’s Re-Evolution


SPEAKER
Mike Konrad
President
Aqueous Technologies

PRESENTATION ABSTRACT
It’s been twenty-seven years since cleaning made its dramatic exit and no-clean flux technology made its debut for much of the electronic assembly industry. Today, modern assembly and component designs have lower residue tolerances than ever before which has resulted in the revival of cleaning and cleanliness testing.

This presentation will review common failure mechanisms associated with assembly residues including the three basic Electrical Chemical Migration failure models (dendritic growth, parasitic leakage, and CAF). Two case histories will be presented.

· How a solvent-centric NASA contractor switched from a solvent cleaning process to an aqueous cleaning process. Test results from both processes were submitted to NASA with surprising results.

· How a contract manufacturer was sued by their customer for in-field product failures and how a $0.03 process could have saved millions.

This presentation will also review the future of the electronic assembly industry. The anticipated explosive growth of IOT, Industry 4.0, Wearables, Automotive ADAS systems, and other future connected devices promises to recharge the EMS industry. More assembly and more cleaning is in our future.

SPEAKER PROFILE
Michael Konrad is an industry expert on the removal of contamination from circuit assemblies. Mike has been part of the electronic assembly cleaning industry for the past thirty-two years. He has designed several automated cleaning and cleanliness testing machines, has published scores of technical articles on the subject of cleaning and cleanliness assessment and is a member of Editorial Boards for several industry publications.

Michael served on the US Navy's EMPF manufacturer's committee and is a featured speaker at industry events and technical workshops worldwide.

Michael has served as an Expert Witness in civil litigation matters concerning post-reflow cleanliness assessment and contamination-related failure mechanisms. Michael is the founder of Aqueous Technologies and serves as its CEO/CTO.


DATE
Thursday, April 20th, 2017
(3rd Thursday of the Month)

AGENDA
6:00PM, Social Hour
7:00PM, Dinner/Presentation

COST
Cash or Check
$15, Members
$35, Nonmembers


Paypal Payment
(Fee + 2.9% + .30 Processing Fee)

$15.75, Members
$37, Nonmembers

MENU
Does not Include Beverages

LOCATION
JT Schmid's Restaurant & Brewery

2610 E. Katella Avenue
Anaheim, California 92806
714.634.9200
http://www.jtschmids.com/

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