How Clean is Clean Enough? IPC Issues Call for Participation for High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference

April 21, 2020 — IPC invites experts in all areas of cleaning and coating for electronic assemblies to submit technical conference abstracts for the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, presented by IPC and SMTA, to be held November 3-5, 2020 in Dallas, Texas.

The goal of this conference is to enable electronics assemblers to address cleaning and coating issues by showcasing industry knowledge covering technological developments in strategies to achieve surface reliability. This conference features technical presentations, tutorials, tabletop exhibits and networking events. Professional development courses will take place on November 3, and the technical conference will take place November 4–5.

Expert technical presentations are being sought in the following areas:

  • Electrical Performance and Reliability
  • Cleaning Process Design
  • Maintaining and Monitoring the Cleaning Process
  • Material Choices and Compatibility
  • Conformal Coatings
  • Supply Chain Management

An approximate 300-word technical conference abstract summarizing original and previously unpublished work covering case histories, research and discoveries must be submitted. The abstract should be technical in nature and must clearly state the topical content and benefits to the participants. Programs and presentations must be non-commercial, original work. Abstracts should include a title and short description of at least 30 words.

Abstracts are due July 10, 2020, and can be sent to Brook Sandy-Smith, IPC technical conference program manager, at

To sponsor or exhibit at this event, contact Alicia Balonek, IPC senior director of tradeshows & events, at

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