PCEA Meeting – Portland, Oregon Chapter


Presentation: Establishing Design Rules for the Laser Depaneling of Printed Circuit Boards, by Stephan Schmidt Microsoft Teams meeting https://teams.live.com/meet/9311318863142?p=iEDtJq19EPVEEVq7 Meeting ID: 931 131 886 314 2 Passcode: UWY4pP

SMTA Pan Pacific Strategic Electronics Symposium

The Westin Hapuna Resort 62-100 Kauna'oa Drive, Kamuela, United States

The presentations for the 2024 symposium collectively offer a comprehensive exploration of diverse and cutting-edge topics in the field of electronics and technology. Attendees can expect to gain insights into advancements crucial for the evolution of electronic devices and manufacturing processes. This diverse array of presentations promises a holistic overview of current challenges, innovations, and advancements in the dynamic field of electronics.

PCEA Certified Professional Design Engineer Training


This 40-hour course was developed by leading experts in printed circuit engineering layout with a combined 250+ years of industry experience. The course covers approximately 70 major topics under the following headings: Basics of the profession, materials, manufacturing methods and processes, project management, circuit definition, schematic capture, board layout data and placement, circuit routing, High [...]


PCEA Webinar: Thermal Management of Hybrid PCBs


This webinar takes place Feb. 27 from 1 to 2 pm EST. Register here. This month our special member webinar is on high-performance PCB materials for thermal management. On Feb. 27, Chris Hanson, Pesh Patel and Chad Wood will deliver a one-hour talk on thermal IMS (insulated metal substrate). The term “IMS” refers to PCBs built [...]

PCEA Webinar: AI in Electronics


As use of artificial intelligence in electronics design and manufacturing becomes a discussion point, it recalls a similar debate from 40 years ago on the impact of a new technology that promised to disrupt the industry norms of that era. On March 6 from 1 to 2 pm Eastern, a special panel convened by PCEA [...]


PCEA Silicon Valley Chapter Meeting

PCEA - Silicon Valley Chapter  Date:         Thursday, March 14, 2024  Time:        11:30 am - 1:30 pm     Hosted by Sierra Circuits Location:  Levi Stadium 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way Santa Clara, CA 95054    Agenda:                                                           Lunch served              11:30 - 11:45  Sponsor's Spotlight     11:45 - 12:00        Presentation               12:00 [...]

SMTA Dallas Expo

Plano Event Center 2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy., Plano, TX, United States

Plan now to join us for free technical sessions, free lunch and the chance to network with leading suppliers to the electronics manufacturing industry!

CadenceLIVE 2024

Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara, CA, United States

Tell Your Story Are you driving design change or feel you’ve overcome challenges that could impact the electronic revolution? CadenceLIVE offers you an opportunity to tell your story. Showcase your expertise and offer tips to address the complexities and challenges that engineers face today. CadenceLIVE Silicon Valley features peer presentations that highlight solutions, using Cadence [...]

San Diego Chapter Meeting

Del Mar Fairgrounds 2260 JIMMY DURANTE BLVD., Del Mar, CA, United States

10 to 11 am: PCB Design Best Practices, by Stephen Chavez, Siemens 12 pm to 1 pm: PCB Design Perfection Starts in the CAD Library, by Tom Hausherr, PCB Libraries Both talks are in Mission Towers - Room C. Thanks to Siemens Digital Industries and PCB Libraries for sponsoring. PCB Libraries will give away two [...]


Boston Chapter Meeting

University of Massachusetts – Lowell North Campus 54 University Ave., Lowell, MA, United States

The chapter plans a kickoff meeting on May 2. Attendance is free. Please RSVP to mike@pcea.net   Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: University of Massachusetts – Lowell North Campus Alumni Hall room 102 54 University Ave., Lowell, MA The speakers are Gopu Achath of EMA Design Automation on supply chain-driven circuit design and [...]