IMAPS Spring Technical Symposium and Poster Competition

Additional details to follow.

Additional details to follow.

A 3 minute thesis competition will be held as a new event for the year. This event will allow anyone who is not selected for the poster competition to practice effectively presenting their primary research topic and interest areas.

The contestants will be evaluated based on:

  • communication skills
  • enthusiasm
  • thesis topic
  • presentation quality

This friendly competition will help industry professionals understand the specific achievements of individuals and improve the presentations skills of the competitors.

Poster Contest

The International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS) Chesapeake Chapter and University of Maryland Chapter are seeking submissions for a student poster contest.

Date: Wednesday April 4, 2018 at 3PM.

Location: TBD.

Open To: All graduate students in the greater DC metro area. 

Topics of Interest: Microelectronics packaging, electronics reliability (component, board, and system level), and electronic supply chain.

Abstract Submission Deadline: Monday March 19, 2018. Limited to 200 words.

Decision on Acceptance: 10 abstracts will be selected to be presented for the poster contest. Each finalist will receive a $50 reward.

Application Requirements: Applicants will need to pay $10.00 to participate in the event, and must complete registration through the IMAPS website. 

Contest Winners: Judging of the posters by a panel of experts from industry and academia will be based on clarity of work, merit of research, creativity, presentation skills, and overall depth of subject knowledge. The poster authors must be present at the meeting to be considered for awards.

First Prize: $200.00
Second Prize: $150.00
Third Prize: $100.00

For more information on poster contest rules or submissions, contact Edmond Elburn.

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