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MicroTech 2020 – Advanced Packaging

MicroTech 2020 has been postponed until 16th September 2020

Coronavirus update

Due to the exceptional circumstances we find ourselves in as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to postpone the MicroTech Conference from 19th March 2020 to 16th September 2020 for this year only, still to be held at RAL, Harwell Campus

All details will remain unchanged with regards speaker agenda, venue, exhibitors and activities planned throughout the day.
Tickets pre-registered for the event are valid for the new date.

The event will revert back to its normal schedule in the first half of the year from 2021.

We shall look forward to seeing you in September. Registration is open below.

Please do not hesitate to contact the IMAPS-UK Office below if you need any further information.

Can we thank you for your support of IMAPS-UK and your understanding in the circumstances.

IMAPS-UK’s MicroTech annual conference has been postponed until Wednesday 16 September 2020 at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), Harwell Campus, Didcot, near Oxford. With its concise 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 focus on advanced electronics packaging, covering topics selected from:

  • Semiconductor Industry Trends
  • Packaging Technologies
  • Thermal Management and Materials
  • Design and Process Optimisation


08:30Registration, Networking and Exhibitor Briefing (09:00)
09:15Welcome and Introductions
09:30Session 1: Advanced Technology and Trends
1: System-in-Package for 5G application - Keynote PresentationEmilie Jolivet, Yole Developpement
2: Plastic Packaging in the UKMatt Booker, Alter Technology
3: Packaging of Photonic Devices: Issues facing the industry, new markets and new packaging challenges.Glenn George, Bay Photonics
11:00Refreshments: Exhibition and Networking
11:30Session 2: Advanced Technology Implementation
4: System In Package Design implementation for IoT/5G/EV eraIyad Rayane, Zuken UK
5: Materials solutions for thermal management in power electronics Zhaoxia Zhou, Loughborough University
6: nanoFLUX Coating Pushing Electronics Cooling CapabilitiesAlexander Reid, Oxford Nanosystems Ltd
13:00Lunch: Exhibition and Networking
14:00Session 3: Manufacturing of Advanced Packaging
7: Emerging Technologies for 3D Advanced Packaging - Keynote PresentationAnne Jourdain, IMEC
8: Next generation Advanced Packaging using innovative laser assisted 3.5D and SB²-WB assembly processesThomas Oppert, Pactech
9: Overview of the Latest PVD Developments for High Density FOWLPChris Jones, SPTS
15:15Refreshments: Exhibition and Networking
15:35Session 4: Materials and Processes
10: Reliability and Failure Modes of Die Attach Adhesive Using Semi-Sintering SilverTony Winster, Henkel
11: Thermosonic wedge-wedge bonding using dosed tool heatingMichael Broekelmann, Hesse
12: Challenges in production of low cost packaging for Aerospace applicationsAndy Longford, PandA Europe
16:50Closing Remarks

Download the event flyer below:

MicroTech 2020 - Programme Flyer (217 downloads )

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities at MicroTech 2020

Sponsor MicroTech 2020:

IMAPS-UK is pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities for our Annual Conference and Exhibition “MicroTech 2020.”

This is the only Microelectronics Packaging Conference in the UK and it is “Where the Industry Meets”.

There are small number of Sponsorship Packages available offering each sponsor:

  • A full exhibitor package
  • 1 full A4 advert in the event programme handbook
  • Logo and links on all promotion and website
  • 1 banner display in the conference hall
  • 1 banner display in the registration area
  • A complimentary place at the speaker dinner

The Sponsorship Package is offered at £1500 (exc VAT).

To book a package, please register your interest with the IMAPS-UK secretariat office (address below).

Exhibit at MicroTech 2020:

Interested in attending MicroTech 2020 as an exhibitor?

A number of table-tops are available on a first-come, first-served basis; book early to avoid disappointment.

The Exhibitor package offers:

  • A place for one person with full access to the Conference
  • A table top display with room behind for 2 small pop-up banners
  • Listings on the IMAPS-UK website
  • A 200 word description in the event programme
  • The opportunity to provide a short introduction to the delegates during the exhibitor briefing session at the Conference.

Five reasons to exhibit at MicroTech 2020:

  • It’s “Where the Industry Meets”
  • See multiple customers in one location
  • Showcase products or services to micro-electronics packaging community
  • Enhance your brand and raise your profile
  • Discover new industry and business contacts

Exhibitor Rates:

  • IMAPS-UK Corporate Member Exhibitor: £385
  • Non Member Exhibitor: £585

Prices shown are exclusive of VAT.


Pre-Conference Workshop on X-Ray and SAM Inspection: Tuesday 15th September 2020 from 12:00 to 17:00

As a lead into MicroTech 2020, Nordson Dage will be presenting a half-day workshop on the topic of X-Ray and SAM Inspection at Cupio Ltd, Chineham Business Park, Basingstoke, RG24 8WA.

This workshop gives you the opportunity to Bring Your Own (BYO) Samples * for inspection in state of the art Nordson Dage X-Ray and SAM equipment and learn about the application of other inspection techniques applied to micro-electronics components.

* – subject to health and safety review and the proviso that sample inspection images will be observed by other attendees

Download the event brochure below:

X-RAY and SAM Inspection Workshop (275 downloads )


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Registration for MicroTech 2020 is open below.

For further information, please contact:

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

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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) - 16/09/2020
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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