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MicroTech 2017 – Advanced Packaging & Technology Trends

Post Event Report:

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About MicroTech 2017:

IMAPS-UK’s MicroTech annual conference returns in 2017 on 16 March at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), Didcot, near Oxford. With its updated one-day format, MicroTech brings together the entire microelectronics supply chain and is the only UK event dedicated to Micro-Assembly and related technologies.

The conference will feature Keynote talks from “iNEMI – International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative” and the “Fraunhofer IZM, Department of System Integration and Interconnection Technologies”, plus technical presentations & table top exhibits on the latest developments, technologies and capabilities, in addition to a high-impact session proceeded by a Keynote talk and poster displays from UK research.

Reception Networking Dinner:

Why not join your fellow delegates at the events Reception Networking Dinner being held at the “Rasoi” Indian Restaurant in the Steventon House Hotel on the evening of Wednesday 15th March. Guests will have the opportunity to interact over welcome drinks and starters before the sit-down meal. All delegates can register for the dinner option with their ticket (£39.50), when registering for the event below.


08:30Registration, Exhibition & Networking
09:15Welcome, Introduction and Exhibitor Briefings: Suzanne Costello, IMAPS-UK Chair
09:25Session One: Technology Trends
1 - Keynote - iNEMI: Packaging Trends and Challenges, Grace O'Malley
2 - Unisem: Molded Interconnect Substrate (MIS) Packaging, Alan Evans
3 - Hesse-Mechatronics: Thin and Heavy Wire Bonding and Its Current Trends, Sebastian Holtkaemper
10:45Mid-Morning Break: Coffee, Tea & Refreshments, Exhibition & Networking
11:15Session Two: Related Academic Research & Poster Presentation
4 - Keynote - CS Connected: The Building of a Compound Semiconductor Cluster in South Wales, Rob Harper - CSC
11:45High Impact Research Presentations:
5. Primoceler: Room Temperature Vacuum Sealing of Packages using Novel Glass Bonding Technology.
6. Strathclyde University: Hygro-Thermo-Vapor Analysis of Polymeric Package Materials by Using Peridynamics
7. Northumbria University: A Study of Varying Trim Pattern Geometry on the Electrical Performance of Film Resistive Materials
12:15IMAPS-UK: Annual General Meeting
12:30Lunch, Exhibition, Networking & Poster Session
14:00Session Three: Advanced Packaging
8 - Keynote - Fraunhofer IZM: Panel Level Embedding for Power and Sensor Applications, Rolf Aschenbrenner
9 - Optomec: Using Additive Manufacturing to Add Value to Products Produced with Conventional Manufacturing Methods, Urs Berger
10 - PacTech: ...Ready for 2020 and beyond - Laser Soldering & Laser Chip Bonding for IoT and Mobile Devices, Thomas Oppert
15:20Mid-Afternoon Break: Coffee, Tea & Refreshments, Exhibition & Networking
15:50Session Four: Materials, Processes & Devices
11 - Sencio: nCapsulate - An Extra Dimension to Plastic Packaging of MEMS, Ignas Van Dommelen
12 - Smart Group: Recent Advances in X-Ray for Micro Electronics, Keith Bryant
13 - Microvisk: MEMS-based disposable tests and challenges of volume production for IVD market, Slava Djakov
16:55Awards & Closing Remarks

Who Should Attend:

End-Users, Manufacturers, Production & Manufacturing Engineers, Researchers & Developers, Scientists, Supply Chain Companies, Process Engineers, Product Designers & Students etc.

Delegate Registration:

The event is open to all including non members, the following delegate rates apply:

IMAPS-UK Member: £75
IMAPS-UK Student Member: £30
IMAPS-UK Partners: £100 (JEMI-UK, IEEE-CPMT & NMI)
Non Member: £125

Dinner option on all ticket types: £ 39.50

All prices plus VAT and inclusive of free parking, lunch & refreshments.

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Exhibitors at MicroTech 2017:

Visit the tabletop exhibits of the following Companies/organisations at this years event:

All tabletops are now sold, please contact the Secretariat if you are still interested in supporting MicroTech, as some Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Poster Presentations:

IMAPS-UK is pleased to announce Poster presentations at MicroTech 2017 from the following institutes/organisations:

  • Strathclyde University
  • Northumbria University
  • Loughborough University
  • Primoceler
  • UCL
  • Newcastle University


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For further information, please contact:

IMAPS-UK Secretariat
Telephone: + 44 (0)131 202 9004

Book Event Tickets

When booking the event, please ensure that the Delegate Name is included on the booking form, if you are not the person attending. Please note that the person booking the event will be the only person who will have access to event booking history and be able to download any event materials .

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Date(s) - 16/03/2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Rutherford Appleton Labs
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