IPC SummerCom



We can’t wait to welcome you to IPC SummerCom, in-person May 7-12, 2022 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

IPC SummerCom will be co-located with the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE), the industry’s exclusive trade show for decision-makers who design, specify, purchase, install, sell, maintain or manufacture electronic cable assemblies, cord sets, wiring harnesses, and other related products. You're IPC Summercom registration gives you free access to EWPTE.

Download the IPC SummerCom Onsite Guide

IPC SummerCom is all about IPC Standards, welcoming your contribution to the industry standards and guidelines relied on by your company, customers, suppliers, and competitors. Newcomers and industry veterans are welcome. Participate and learn more about these critical industry documents.

IPC Standard Development Committees cover a range of topics, including:

  • Assembly and Joining
  • Assembly Equipment
  • Base Materials
  • Cleaning and Coating
  • Electronic Documentation Technology
  • Electronic Product Data Description
  • Embedded Devices
  • Environment, Health and Safety
  • Fabrication Processes
  • Flexible and Rigid-Flex Printed Boards
  • High Speed/High Frequency Interconnection


Committee meeting schedule

  • Management
  • Packaged Electronic Components
  • Printed Board Design Technology
  • Printed Electronics
  • Process Control
  • Product Assurance
  • Product Reliability
  • Rigid Printed Boards
  • Terms and Definitions
  • Testing
  • Wearable Electronics/E-Textiles


For questions about registration please contact: 

Kim DiCianni, CEM                                   
Director Tradeshows & Events

Patty Olivas
Tradeshows & Events Coordinator


Registration Hours
Saturday-Thursday | 7:00 am–5:00 pm

chairman's reception (by invitation)
Sunday | 3:00 pm–4:30 pm

Awards luncheon
monday | 12:00 pm–1:30 pm

The Golden Gnomes Awards Luncheon
Tuesday | 12:00 pm–1:30 pm

Committee Meetings
Saturday-Thursday | 8:00 am–5:00 pm

Golden Gnome Award


Technical Staff

David Bergman 
Vice President, Standards & Technology

Chris Jorgensen
Director, Technology Transfer

Patrick Crawford
Manager, Design Standards and Related Industry Programs

Doug Sober
Director, Materials & IEC Engagement

Teresa Rowe
Senior Director, Assembly & Standards Technology

John Perry 
Director, Printed Board Standards & Technology

Debora Obitz
Manager, Technical Programs


Kim DiCianni, CEM
Director Tradeshows & Events

Patty Olivas
Tradeshows & Events Coordinator

Hotel and Location

Kristin Schueler, CMP 
Director of Meetings and Events


SpringHill Hotel

Springhill Suites
744 Vel R Phillips Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53203

SpringHill Suites Hotel in Downtown Milwaukee (marriott.com)

IPC is offering a rate of $159 per night. 

  • The rate includes a complimentary breakfast
  • Wireless internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel

Call 414-273-9811 or using the booking link to make your reservation. The $159 rate is available until April 6, 2022 or until all rooms in the block are booked. 

Hilton MLK 200

Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 W Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203

The Hilton is connected by skywalk to the Wisconsin Center 
Hilton Milwaukee City Center Hotel in Downtown MKE

IPC is offering a rate of $165 per night. 

  • Discounted Overnight self-parking at $15.00 per vehicle
  • Wireless internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel 

Call 414-935-5940 to make your reservation. The $165 rate is available until April 15, 2022 or until all rooms in the block are booked. 

Click here to learn more about Hilton’s CleanStay program. 


Parking Information

The Wisconsin Center District parking lot entrance:
500 W Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Park Milwaukee


Airport Information

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
Located just eight miles (an easy ten minute drive) from downtown, Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) offers travelers lower fares and more options than ever to make starting your vacation in Milwaukee a snap with non-stop service to 50 cities.

Getting from the airport to where you need to go is easy thanks to eight on-premise auto rental agencies, plus plenty of shuttles, taxis, limousine services, and coach transports. Uber and Lyft drop-off and pick-up service is available to the airport. An Amtrak station is also conveniently located near the terminal, with a free shuttle bus between the airport and the station. Let your local friends and family know that picking up passengers is easy – in addition to the baggage claim pickup area, the first thirty minutes in the hourly and surface lot is free!


  • Milwaukee is located just 90 minutes north of Chicago and within a day’s drive of one-third of the U.S. population. Whether you travel by plane, train, car, or bus, it just might be a quicker trip than you think. Transportation information


  • Milwaukee is conveniently located at the intersection of I-94 and I-43. The award-winning $810 million Marquette Interchange completed in 2008 assures optimal downtown highway traffic flow. Parking downtown is readily available. Visit ParkMilwaukee.com to find lots and structures near popular downtown attractions, and use the handy MKE Park app to pay for meter parking directly from your phone.


  • Milwaukee’s compact downtown makes it easily walkable! The 3-mile Milwaukee RiverWalk winds through downtown, connecting the Beerline B neighborhood to Old World Third Street and then the Historic Third Ward.

Public Transportation

  • Buses run throughout downtown Milwaukee and the rest of the county, including special shuttles to summertime lakefront events. The Ride MCTS app makes it easy for all to get around with route information and real-time bus tracking - you can even buy your ticket directly from your phone! For more information on Milwaukee County Transit, please visit ridemcts.com.


  • Located downtown, the recently renovated Milwaukee Intermodal Station features 14 total Amtrak departures daily between Chicago and Milwaukee and daily direct departures between Minneapolis/St. Paul. Connect through Chicago to over 500 cities nationwide.

Ride Share

  • Uber and Lyft both operate in Milwaukee.  Use code VISITMKE ( or visit www.lyft.com/i/visitmke) for $10 off two rides from Lyft. 


  • All Milwaukee city buses are wheelchair-accessible via a ramp at the front of the bus. Other accessible rides can be arranged through local non-emergency transportation companies. The Amtrak train between Milwaukee and Chicago is also wheelchair accessible.

Wisconsin Center is GBAC STAR-accredited - this means the Wisconsin Center, Miller High Life Theatre, and UW-M Panther Arena meet the gold standard for outbreak prevention, response, and recovery. These safety and sanitization protocols work in conjunction with state and city requirements.

Remote video URL
Covid-19 Information

COVID-19 Protocols

As of March 1, 2022, the City of Milwaukee Common Council's most recent mask ordinance expired and as such, all WCD venues, including the Wisconsin Center are now mask-optional regardless of vaccination status. 

Traveling from Outside the US

If you are traveling from outside the US and require and negative test to return home, there are several testing sites near the Wisconsin Center.   Please note, General Mitchell International Airport (Milwaukee Airport) does not offer on-site COVID testing. 

Where to Get Tested
Midtown Pharmacy
1000 S Cesar E Chavez Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53204
2.1 miles from Wisconsin Center

Hayat Pharmacy
1919 W North Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53205
2.2 miles from Wisconsin Center

Progressive Community Health Centers
3522 W. Lisbon Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53208
3.1 miles from Wisconsin Center

Additional Testing Sites

For additional testing sites, visit: https://www.testupmke.com/testing-sites

Keep up to Date on COVID-19 Protocols

As COVID-19 protocols are constantly changing, please visit https://www.visitmilwaukee.org/coronavirus/ for the most current and up-to-date information for the City of Milwaukee and visit https://www.cdc.gov/ for the most current and up-to-date CDC guidelines. 

Wisconsin Center

400 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53203
United States

Wisconsin Center

Wisconsin Center
400 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53203
United States