Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials




Tue, June 26 - Thu, June 28, 2018


Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, College Park, Maryland


SMTA and CALCE University of Maryland are pleased to announce the 2018 Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from and share your insights with experts from government, industry and academia who are addressing the counterfeit problem.

Topics covered in this symposium will include the following:

  • Impact of changes in the global supply chain on the component management practices: quality, reliability and manufacturability
  • Electronic parts distribution: current stage and evolution over time
  • Federal and defense procurement practices and their impacts on counterfeit management
  • Authentication techniques for securing electronic part supply chain
  • Inspection tools and techniques for detecting counterfeit parts
  • New areas of counterfeit concerns: materials, energy storage
  • Industry and international working groups and standards on managing counterfeit risks
  • Cybersecurity concerns associated with counterfeit parts and materials


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