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RELQUAL 2020 – Quality and Reliability for Electronic Assembly

Thursday 6th February 2020 at TWI, Abington, Cambridge

Design and Manufacture it Right First Time… NPI, DFM, DFR

This workshop brings together an array of Industry experts and practitioners to present a comprehensive overview of Quality and Reliability aspects required for the development of microelectronic modules, covering the following topics.


  • New Product Introduction
  • Simulation
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Assembly Qualification
  • TC, Age, Vibration & Shock, Humidity & Bias
  • Mil, Jedec standards etc
  • Supplier qualifications
  • Relevant Case Studies

Reasons To Attend:

  • New product introduction for electronics, microelectronics and packaging
  • How to evaluate designs and introduce a product with built in quality
  • The importance of DfM & DfR (Design for Manufacturing and Reliability)
  • Understand modern quality techniques
  • Adopting standards, simulation and preventing failures.

Download the event flyer here: RelQual Workshop Flyer v10 (353 downloads )


IMAPS-UK are pleased to announce that this event is to be sponsored by one of our Corporate members:

Delegates will receive a free copy of the Nordson Book “X-Ray Inspection Criteria and Common Defect Analysis”


09:30Registration and Networking
10:00Welcome and Introduction
10:151: New Product Introduction for MicroelectronicsAllan Proudfoot - ALP Quality Consulting
10:502: Practical Look at Design for ManufacturingBob Willis
11:25Coffee break & networking
11:453: Reliability Tests ExplainedDave Phillips - TT Electronics
12:204: Holistic Approach to Achieving World Class ReliabilityMartin Shaw - Reliability Solutions
12:55Lunch and Networking
13:555: Quality by Design - New Product Introduction De-risking using SimulationBorja Lazaro Toralles - MTC/Comsol
14:256: Component Technology: Profitable LifecyclesIan Stothers - Ultra Electronics
14:557: Workshop Session
15:20Tea break & networking
15:408: Feedback and Panel Session
16:20Summary, wrap up and close

Delegate Bookings:

Bookings for RelQual 2020 are open and we welcome participants from Academia, Industry and Research, including non-members.

The members’ rates are applicable to all paying IMAPS Members (all bookings are checked to verify Membership status).

The following delegate rates (inclusive of free parking, lunch & refreshments) apply:

IMAPS-UK Member: £185
IMAPS-UK Student Member: £135
Non Member: £235

All prices shown are exclusive of VAT.


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For further information, please contact:

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

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Date(s) - 06/02/2020
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

TWI Cambridge
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