2020 Virtual Schedule at a Glance

Technical conference sessions will be released on-demand each day at 8:00 am EST.  

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The Basics of PCB Design
Susy Webb, Design Science
A Practical Guide to RF and Microwave PCB Design
Ben Jordan, Altium
The PCB Design Process from Cradle to Grave
Daniel J.  Smith, Raytheon SAS
Printed Circuit Board Stackup Design for High-Performance Products
Lee Ritchey, Speeding Edge
Differential Pair Routing for SI and EMI Control
Rick Hartley, RHartley Enterprises
Semi-Additive PCB Processing Resets the Technology Curve
Mike Vinson, Averatek, and Kelly Dack, KeyTronic
Causes of Signal Degradation in PCB Transmission Lines
Atar Mittal, Sierra Circuits
From Smart Factory Automation to Digital Twin Standard: Ushering a New Era for Design and Manufacturing
Michael Ford, Aegis Software, and Hemant Shah, Cadence
IoT PC Board Design and Layout
Rick Hartley, RHartley Enterprises
Flexible Circuits: Design Through Test with Lessons Learned
Mark Finstad, Flexible Circuit Technologies and Nick Koop, TTM Technologies
Effective PCB Design: Techniques to Improve Performance
Daniel Beeker, NXP Semiconductor
Embedded Capacitance Technology Concept: Design, Implementation and Processing Guidelines
Robert Carter, Oak-Mitsui Technologies
Next-Generation Materials: High-Speed, RF and HDI Designs
Michael R. Creeden, CID+, Insulectro
The New SEMI SMT-ELS Standards Suite for SMT and PCBA Lines
Fumiyasu Ohbuchi, Siemens
RF and Mixed Signal PCB Layout
Rick Hartley, RHartley Enterprises
An Intuitive Approach to Understanding Basic High-Speed Layout
Keven Coates, Geospace Technologies
From DC to AC – Power Integrity and Decoupling Primer for PCB Designers
Ralf Bruening, Zuken
Novel Power Distribution System Design
Dan Beeker, NXP Semiconductor
Circuit Grounding to Control Noise and EMI
Rick Hartley, RHartley Enterprises
PCB Design and Assembly Process Strategy for High Density CSP, WLP, 2D and 3D Semiconductor Package Technology
Vern Solberg, Solberg Technical Consulting
Designing the Signal Return Path
Susy Webb, Design Science
Place and Route for Dense High-Speed and RF Circuits
Michael R. Creeden, CID+, Insulectro
The Mystery of Bypass Capacitors
Keven Coates, Geospace Technologies
The Butterfly Effect in PCB Design: Optimization of High Speed Lines for an FMC Carrier Board
Jamie Pacamarra, Analog Devices
Millimeter Wave Concepts Can Be Used to Optimize the Performance of High Speed Digital Circuits
John Coonrod, Rogers Corp.

Electromagnetic Fields for Normal Folks: Show Me the Pictures and Hold the Equations, Please!
Dan Beeker, NXP Semiconductor

Virtual Exhibits Live 9:00 am EST – 3:00 PM EST
Hair-Raising Footprint Horror Stories – and How to Avoid Them
Elizabeth Bustamante, SnapEDA
PCB Stackup Design and Materials Selection
Bill Hargin, Z-zero
Mechanical Design to Control EMI
Speaker: Rick Hartley, RHartley Enterprises
Design-for-Manufacture and Design-for-Assembly Fundamentals that Decrease Holds and Lower the Cost of Manufacturing
Mark J. Hughes, Royal Circuit Solutions, and Elijah Gracia, Royal Circuit Solutions
How to Fight Magnetic Noise Gremlins
Keven Coates, Geospace Technologies
PCB Design Techniques to Improve ESD Robustness
Daniel Beeker, NXP Semiconductor
Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) for the PWB Designer
Gary Ferrari, FTG
Feeding the Beast: Consumption-Based PCB Design
Daniel Beeker, NXP Semiconductor
PC Board Design of Power Distribution and Decoupling
Rick Hartley, RHartley Enterprises
The Basics of PCB Fabrication (101)
Paul Cooke, AGC Nelco – Taconic
Routing Digital Boards to Avoid Problems
Susy Webb, Design Science
Heterogeneous OR Mixed-Up Assembly
Phil Marcoux, PPM Associates
PCB Problem Solving – PCB 102
Paul Cooke, AGC-Nelco Taconic
Flexible and Rigid Flex Circuits: Design, Fabrication and Assembly Process Principles
Vern Solberg, Solberg Technical Consulting

Virtual Exhibits Live 9:00 am EST – 3:00 PM EST

Power Delivery System Design
Speaker: Lee Ritchey, Speeding Edge