"Advanced packaging and optoelectronics have revolutionized the size, weight and density of today’s electronics," says Dick Clouthier, director of RIT’s Center for Electronic Manufacturing and Assembly.
The conference is expected to draw representatives from 200 companies. Keynote addresses will be delivered by Russell Bessette, executive director of the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research (NYSTAR), and John Fielding, senior strategic project manager for Nortel Networks.
The conference will conclude with tours of RIT microsystems laboratories and Center for Electronic Manufacturing and Assembly facilities.
Conference sponsors include RIT, the Center for Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging, Cahners Electronics Group, Dow Corning Corp., Empire State Development and NYSTAR.