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IPC STEM Outreach Program Introduces Students to the Electronics Industry at IPC APEX EXPO 2018

Feb 08, 2018

WHAT: IPC STEM Outreach Program Introduces Students to the Electronics Industry at IPC APEX EXPO 2018

WHERE: IPC APEX EXPO 2018 San Diego Convention Center Room 6C

WHEN: Thursday, March 1, 2018 8:30 am to 2:00 pm

DETAILS: IPC has invited two San Diego-area high schools to participate: Canyon Crest Academy, a public high school with a specialized education in the arts, sciences and technology and The Preuss School, a charter high school for low-income students who aspire to become the first in their families to graduate from college.

Students participating in the STEM outreach program will have an opportunity to:

  • See how circuit boards and assemblies are manufactured (You know that cell phone you love so much? It doesn’t work without a circuit board);

  • Learn about various career options available within the electronics manufacturing industry;

  • Get a glimpse into the scope and importance of the electronics manufacturing industry;

  • Take part in panel discussions over lunch with expert industry thought leaders; and

  • Participate in a private tour of the show floor.

AGENDA: 8:30–9:15 Check In & Welcome

9:15–10:30 Breakfast Welcome from John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO  Making a circuit board from common household items demo -- David Bergman, IPC vice president of standards and training

10:30–12:00 Show floor tours

12:00–12:45 Lunch

12:45–2:00 Panel Discussions

LINK TO NEWS RELEASE: IPC to Launch STEM Outreach Program at IPC APEX EXPO 2018

CONTACT: If you are interested in covering all or a portion of the program or interviewing IPC program spokespersons, please contact Sandy Gentry, IPC’s communications director at SandyGentry@ipc.org or +1 847-2871. You will need to register for IPC APEX EXPO in order to gain access to the event.


IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 4,300-member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

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