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Throughout the year, elected and appointed officials make policy decisions that impact your business. Although IPC’s Government Relations team works tirelessly to advocate on behalf of our members, you are our best spokesperson.
IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2018, to be held on May 21–23, is IPC’s premier advocacy event, gathering industry leaders from across the country in support of a stronger, more advanced manufacturing economy.
- During this two-and-a-half-day event, you will have the opportunity to:
- Connect with industry executives who share your commitment to the success of our industry;
- Gain deeper understanding of the policy issues we face;
- Speak directly to leaders in Congress and the Administration in support of our common policies; and
- Share your company’s particular concerns and unique experiences.
Join us in Washington, D.C. on May 21–23. For more information or to register, click here.
Dave Lackey and Anaya Vardya, American Standard Circuits
The design process is arguably the most important part of the flex circuit procurement process. The decisions made in the design process will have a lasting impact, for better or worse, throughout the manufacturing cycle. In advance of providing important details about the actual construction of the flex circuit, it is of value to provide some sort of understanding of the expected use environment for the finished product.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
ICT technical director Bill Wilkie is well-known for choosing notable venues for Institute of Circuit Technology events, and his choice for this year’s Annual Symposium was the National Motor Museum, located in the village of Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest, a national park in the county of Hampshire in Southern England. The region is known for its heathland, forest trails and native ponies.
Barry Matties, I-Connect007
June marks the start of summer, and with that, the EIPC’s annual summer conference. Highlighted by its thought-provoking presentations, social outings and factory tours, the conference continues to be valuable and productive for attendees. This year should prove no different, with EIPC set to celebrate its 50th anniversary. I spoke with EIPC Executive Director Kirsten Smit-Westenberg about what can be expected from the upcoming conference in Düsseldorf, Germany.