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The Printed Circuit Engineering Association® (PCEA) is an international network of engineers, designers, fabricators, assemblers, and anyone related to printed circuit development. Our mission is to promote printed circuit engineering as a profession by encouraging and facilitating the exchange of information and the integration of new design concepts through education, certification, communications, seminars, and workshops. This is facilitated by a network of local, regional, virtual PCEA-affiliated chapters and the support of our sponsors.

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Registration Now Open for PCB West 2022 Conference and Exhibition

PEACHTREE CITY, GA – May 20, 2022 – The PCEA Conferences Task Group today announced the technical program for PCB West 2022, featuring nearly 50 presentations and more than 110 hours of in-depth electronics engineering training.

Among the industry experts on tap for this year’s show are Rick Hartley, Susy Webb, Thomas Chester and Dan Beeker. The conference will be held October 4 to 7 at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center and features classes for every level of experience, from novice to expert. 

The scope of classes ranges from basics on design engineering and DfM, to designing and building advanced HDI and routing high I/O count chip packages, board stackup, circuit grounding, low layer-count (IoT) board design, high-frequency design, thermal management, and a complete virtual plant tour of a flexible circuit manufacturing facility. New courses this year include RF and microwave design, PCB layout of DDR memory, mechanical design, and raw material selection.

For more information and to register, click here.


PCB2Day Webinars

Join noise control expert Rick Hartley on June 7 for a two-hour webinar on PCB layout of DDR bus structures. Hartley’s presentation will focus on identifying reasonable rules and guidelines, as well as proper PCB layout concepts to ensure DDR structures function as intended without adding extra time or cost to the project.

Register here.


On June 28, Kunal Shah, PhD., CEO, LiloTree, will present Surface Finishes for Next-Generation PCB Technologies.

In this session, Dr. Shah will discuss:
·      Detailed signal integrity and reliability evaluation of various surface finishes for next-generation PCB technologies
·      Effects of surface finishes on solder joints and reliability of electronic assemblies
·      Selection criteria of surface finish for next-generation PCB technologies: 5G, high frequency, HDI, RF, microwave applications, etc., involves minimal insertion loss, long shelf life, cost-effective and better reliability, and pros and cons of some of the available options (EPIG, EPAG, DIG, etc.)

This webinar is free for PCEA members. Register here.

At the end of Dr. Shah’s webinar, we will host an open Q/A session covering the webinar topics and will take questions regarding the PCEA. 



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