State of the ARTs Seminars
16 April 2012
As with previous years, Advanced Rework Technology Ltd will be hosting the seminars for the National Electronics Week UK at the NEC in Birmingham from 18-19 April 2012.
The seminar subjects will be general in natural to appeal to the entire industry and will be made up from many of the electronics industry’s key people.
Advanced Rework Technology Ltd is one of only two IPC Certification Centres in Europe able to offer the new certification for the IPC/WHMA-A-620 Space Application Addendum that is approved by NASA.
This will be a practical course for all types of Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies; it will benefit companies building cable assemblies that need to survive environments experienced while travelling and operating in space.
Seminar Area One: Package on Package (POP)
Design & Assembly Centre Seminars
Attend the daily 30min seminars and you and your company will receive a copy of each of the slides and access to a video library of each of the presentations to assist your company staff to successfully implement PoP. This is unique and available to NEW visitors and repeated daily on Wednesday 18th April and Thursday 19th April.
11.00am Design Guidelines for PoP – Bob Willis
12.00 noon Assembly Process Challenges with PoP – Edwin de Blauw, MYDATA
1.00pm Inspection Guidelines for Package on Package – Keith Bryant, DAGE
2.00pm How to Rework POP Assemblies with Confidence – Jason O’Dell, O’Dell Rework
Seminar Area Two: State of the ART Seminars
Advanced Rework Technology Ltd will once again be hosting the seminars for National Electronics Week.
Amongst others, the topics covered will be:
• A Pragmatic Approach to Software Quality
• Ultrasonically Enabled Low Temperature Electroless Copper Plating
• Introduction to Patents and other Intellectual Property
Wednesday 18th April
11:00-12:00 A pragmatic approach to software quality-Fergas Bolger PRQA Programming Research
12:00-13:00 Designspark PCB - Mike Brojak, RS Components
13:00-13.30 ASPIS susonence-Professor-Martin Goosey IeMRC
13.30-14:00 Energy efficiency best practices-Dr Rod Kellner Env-Aqua Solutions Ltd.
14:00-14:30 Ultrasonically enabled low temperature electronless copper plating-Dr Andrew Cobley Coventry University
14:30-15:00 The innovative electronics manufacturing research centre: supporting UK industry-Darren Cadman Loughborough University
Thursday 19th April
11:00-12:00 Introduction to patents & other intellectual property-Dr Philip Cupitt RGS Jenkins
13:00-14:00 Power Inductor selection design tips - Glen Wallis Wurth Electronics
14:00-15:00 Electronic manufacturing system and assembly - Adnen Khadraoui-Afrivision
Dr Darren Cadman
Research Coordinator for EPSRC's £15million Innovative Electronics Manufacturing Research Centre managed at Loughborough University. His role involves the administration of the Centre's funding and organisation of its knowledge transfer activities. Prior to the role he worked in Sales & Marketing for a high volume compound semiconductor company managing an order book of over £4million per year. Darren's background is in the field of microwave and high frequency engineering, and marketing.
Dr. Andrew Cobley
Andy graduated from Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1986 and shortly after he joined BAe Systems working in their PCB facility. In 1989 he moved to Shipley Europe (now Dow Electronic Materials) where he developed electroless and electroplating processes publishing several papers and patents along the way. In 2002 Andy completed a PhD at Loughborough University and in 2006 he joined the Coventry University Sonochemistry Centre where he is now a Reader in Sonochemistry and Mateials and head of the materials group. Andy is a Chartered Chemist, a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Member of the Institute of Metal Finishing and Fellow and Vice Chairman of the Institute of Circuit Technology.
Graduated from Durham University with an MEng degree, specialising in electronic engineering. He was awarded a PhD, also from Durham University, for interdisciplinary research into the effects of static magnetic fields on nerve function. He qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2006, and is now a partner with RGC Jenkins & Co., a leading firm of patent attorneys.
Philip specialises in obtaining patent protection for inventions relating to software and electronics. He has particular expertise in mobile telecommunications, medical devices, databases, image processing and Internet-based technologies."
Keith Bryant, Global Sales Director Nordson DAGE
A qualified Production Engineer with over 20 years experience within the electronics industry, Keith is Chairman of the UK SMART Group and sits on its Technical Committee, a member of the SMTA, and the ICT. He was one of the driving forces in forming SMART Group South Africa and acts as liaison with the UK parent.
Currently Global Sales Director for Nordson DAGE X-Ray Systems, Keith has presented technical papers on many subjects including Lead-Free Materials and Process, throughout
Europe, Asia and the USA.
Factory manager AFRIVSION - Tunisian company with 70 workers, partner with Sony corporation: production of LCD TV Bravia model in CKD. Subcontracting in the field of EMS: electronic manufacturing system. Different technology SMT and pin through hole component
Chief Technical Officer at PRQA, is a veteran of software and computer systems. For more than a decade with PRQA, Fergus has worked with demanding customers in many safety-critical industries across the globe. His special interests include software process, software systems design, automated tooling, and high-quality and maintainable large software systems. Fergus has led the team responsible for the highly respected QA·C / C++ solution for over ten years and has a deep understanding of static analysis.
Edwin de Blauw
Sales Director MYDATA Benelux and UKEdwin de Blauw has more than 20 years of experience in the SMD sector. He started his career with major defence contractor, Thales, in the Netherlands where, as production engineer, he was responsible for all SMD processes.
After gaining five years of invaluable hands-on experience in this role, Edwin moved to the commercial side of the industry and took up a position as sales engineer for Rotec, where he was responsible for sales of capital equipment including printers, reflow ovens, dispensers and X-ray equipment throughout Belgium and the Netherlands.
When, in 2001, MYDATA opened an office in the Netherlands, Edwin joined the company and became one of the first members of staff to work out of the new facility. Subsequently, in 2004, MYDATA merged its UK and Benelux operations and since then Edwin has been responsible for managing all MYDATA sales in both regions.
Field Application Engineer for Wurth Electronics. Previous experience having worked for a leading test house, having spent 14 years performing product conformity testing and approvals, with 12 year of time specialising in EMC testing and product rectification
Professor Martin Goosey
Martin Goosey is Chairman of the Institute of Circuit Technology and Industrial Director of the UK’s Innovative Electronics Manufacturing Research Centre (IeMRC). His work concentrates on environmental issues impacting the electronics industry and he is involved in several multinational projects aimed at making manufacturing more sustainable. Martin is active in the development of new environmentally friendly PCB manufacturing processes and in electronics reuse and recycling technologies. Martin is a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Chemist, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Fellow of the Institute of Circuit Technology.
Bob Willis currently operates training and consultancy business based in England and has created one of the largest collections of interactive and online training material in the industry. Although a specialist for companies implementing lead-free manufacture Mr Willis provides world-wide consultancy in most areas of electronic manufacture over the last 25 years. This is based on working contract assembly, printed board manufacture, failure analysis and environmental test facilities. This earned him the SOLDERTEC/Tin Technology Global Lead-Free Award for his contribution to the industry. He has also been presented with the SMTA International Leadership Award, IPC Committee Award for contribution to their standards and awards from SMART Group and Institute of Circuit Technology.
He has worked with the GEC Technical Directorate as Surface Mount Co-Ordinator for both the Marconi and GEC group of companies and prior to that he was Senior Process Control Engineer with Marconi Communication Systems. Following his time with GEC he became Technical Director of an electronics contract manufacturing company where he formed a successful training and consultancy division. Over the years Bob has been Chairman and Technical Director of SMART Group and holds the title of Honorary Life Vice President for his contributions to the group since its inception.
Dr. Rod Kellner
Rod Kellner has a first degree in chemistry and a doctorate in chemical physics and has over 30 years of experience in the environmental and waste treatment fields. He has designed and installed numerous treatment plants within the PWB, electronics, surface treatment, aerospace and extractive industry sectors on a global basis and has also undertaken consultancy briefs with many companies in these areas both in Europe and North America. Dr Kellner has been instrumental in expanding the implementation of recovery technologies, particularly in regard to heavy metals, with his company achieving recognition for such with a Queens Award for Environmental Achievement in 1993.
Dr Kellner’s research and development background, coupled with close links with a predominantly European SME client base, RTDs and sector trade associations has led to an active involvement in a range of collaborative R & D activities both in the UK and on a pan-European basis. He has been involved both as a co-ordinator and a collaborator on both DTI and latterly TSB sponsored multi-partner projects within the UK and in similar roles within Framework 7, Eco-Innovation and IEE European programmes. The co-authored Best Practice Guide on Energy Efficiency has arisen as an output from an IEE programme acronymed ‘Surfenergy’.
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