COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update


The health and safety of our members, customers and event attendees and speakers is a top priority for IPC.  We are carefully monitoring current developments on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and actively staying on top of World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisories.  IPC is committed to providing you relevant and timely information.

A Message from our President and CEO

Dear IPC Community:

As the world responds to new developments emerging daily about COVID-19 (coronavirus), we at IPC hope that you and your families are staying healthy and safe during this unprecedented global crisis. Read more

Latest News and Updates

April 2, 2020 - Event Status Updates

April 1, 2020 - I-Connect007 Audio Interview With IPC President John Mitchell: COVID-19 Global Industry Update

March 30, 2020 - Real-time Update on Electronics Manufacturing and COVID-19

March 25, 2020 - IPC Welcomes U.S. Economic Stabilization Package, Proposes Agenda for Economic Recovery and Resiliency in Electronics Manufacturing

March 24, 2020 - I-Connect007 Interview: IPC Chief Economist Dr. Shawn DuBravac Shares Industry's Financial Outlook

March 23, 2020 - I-Connect007’s Audio Interview With IPC President John Mitchell: COVID-19 Global Industry Update

Training and Certification Status

IPC recognizes the unique and unexpected challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created for the electronics manufacturing industry, and our training community. While this situation is still evolving, there are specific steps we felt we could set into motion to help address some of these challenges. Read more.

Electronics Industry Critical Needs Survey

IPC is actively communicating with our members, stakeholders, policymakers and industry partners to assess capabilities and readiness during the COVID-19 crisis. Our goal is to help mobilize the electronics manufacturing industry to meet the needs of health care providers and related front-line workers. We are asking you to join us in this effort. Take the Survey

IPC Industry Reports

March 30, 2020 - Real-time Update on Electronics Manufacturing and COVID-19

Electronics Manufacturing Industry Impact Report – March

Electronics Manufacturing Industry Impact Report – February

IPC Roadmap

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, IPC is calling for a bold policy agenda to help the electronics manufacturing sector weather the downturn and drive the recovery.

An IPC Roadmap to Economic Recovery

U.S. Government Developments

IPC’s government relations staff are continuing to engage federal officials on all related developments. As we receive information, we will provide relevant news updates

March 20, 2020

March 18, 2020


Other Resources

IPC has compiled a list of resources to world, federal and local government agencies.

Read more.

Event Status

Because the health and safety of our attendees, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and employees is of utmost importance, some of IPC’s planned events for 2020 have been either postponed or transformed into virtual events.

The current updates are as follows:

High Reliability Forum, scheduled for May 2020, has been rescheduled for May 11-13, 2021.

Electronics Materials Forum, scheduled for June 2020, has been postponed. New date to be announced soon.

IPC/ITI Conference, scheduled for June 2020, will now be a virtual event. Dates to be announced soon.