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TMS 2012: Continuing Education:
The 8th TMS Lead Free Solder and Interconnect Technology Workshop
March 11-15, 2012 • Orlando, FL

Who should attend:
The workshop will be of interest to the people who want to know the hot topics in the electronic packaging society. Researchers, professors and students from the academic institutes should attend to learn the advanced knowledge in this field. Download the Course Flier (PDF).

Download the workshop agenda and speaker information.


Workshop Overview
Through presentations and extensive discussion regarding key topics, this workshop will provide a bridge between companies, academic research groups, national laboratories, and consortia and will lead to the materials science fundamentals necessary for further understanding and future industry applications. The workshop will be focused on 3D packaging technology and other important issues. Especially in this year, the applications of Pb-free solder in green technology will be addressed.

Workshop Topics

  • 3D packaging technology and TSV from an industry and academic point of view
  • Pb-free applications in green technology
  • Reliability in consumer electronics
  • Solder and interconnects in extreme environment
  • Future directions in new solder alloy compositions
  • Mechanics of deformation in Pb-free solder joints
  • Pb-free board assembly related issues and solutions

Course Presenter

  • Dr. Ho-Ming Tong - ASE Global
  • Dr. Tae-kyu Lee - Cisco
  • Prof. Katsuaki Suganuma - Osaka University
  • Dr. John Osenbach - LSI Corporation
  • Prof. Abhijit Dasgupta - University of Maryland
Additional speakers from the industry and the research institute in the field of 3D-IC will be invited to present their works or share their viewpoints.


Date and Time:
Sunday, March 11, 2012 • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Course Tuition:
Meeting Attendee Fee: $15
Non-Meeting Fee: $125
Late Attendee Fee: $25
Late Non-Attendee: $175

How to Register:
Meeting registrants may sign up for this course using the online registration form or register on-site at the registration desk.


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