Nolan Johnson networks with SMTA’s Tamara Shephard, membership engagement manager, and Karlie Severinson, events and administrative manager. Shephard and Severinson share how SMTAI has built multiple platforms to bring attendees, exhibitors, and presenters together. SMTAI will host networking opportunities on the virtual show floor to connect to exhibitors, multiple servers on Discord to connect technical program participants, live social events hosted on Zoom, and general social media outreach using the hashtag #SMTAI2020.
In this week’s picks, we bring you news about the upcoming SMTA International 2020, IPC’s plans for the fall, a move for Burkle North America’s headquarters, and advice on how to select the correct CAD tool. And we have the first installment of our newest series: “Just Ask John Mitchell.”
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Robustness Is Not the Same as Reliability Interview with Bob Neves
Reliability Starts at the Bottom by Eric Camden
Ensuring Definitive Manufacturing Reliability Interview with Russell Steiner
The Value of the Last One Percent by Andrew Scheuermann
How to Find Reliability in Box Build Assembly Interview with Roger Malmrose and Lilia Castro
Happy Holden Presents: Special Coverage From IPC High-Reliability Forum