International Microelectronics And Packaging Society
Continue Your Education
IMAPS - International Microelectronics And Packaging Society is a professional technical society.
Its mission is to advance and expand the use of microelectronics through the dissemination of
information and the promotion of the values of our technology. IMAPS provides the most
comprehensive technical information covering a broad portfolio of microelectronics
technologies including; multichip modules, thick and thin film circuits, advanced
ceramics, ball grid array, surface mount technology, wire bonding and advanced
packaging. IMAPS also covers activities involving materials, design, processing
techniques, equipment, fabrication, sales and marketing.
IMAPS - The Largest Microelectronics Society in the World . . .
Founded in 1967, IMAPS has grown into an organization with more than 10,000 members and
supports over 50 chapters throughout the World. IMAPS represents all facets of the microelectronics industry; circuit designers and manufacturers, vendors and suppliers, practitioners and academics, C.E.O.'s and students.
At Your Service!
As a microelectronics professional, you need to keep abreast of new technologies. You
also need information channels which provide opportunities for career advancement,
continuing your education, and gaining the industry recognition you deserve. IMAPS's
broad portfolio of member benefits makes this possible.
IMAPS Provides Effective Vehicles for
Continuing Your Education....
The industry leading bimonthly magazine which focuses its editorial content on new developments in microelectronics technologies.
The International Journal of Microcircuits and Electronic Packaging
The archival, quarterly publication contains papers from leaders in electronic packaging, multichip modules and thick and thin film circuits. The Journal is shipped on quarterly CD-ROM. An annual paper
subscription is available for an additional $10.
Microelectronics Portal to the 21st Century
www.IMAPS.org with online access to the IMAPS VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW (coming in early 2000) featuring the internet's most comprehensive listing of companies providing products and services to the microelectronics and packaging industry. Modeled after IMAPS's former Industry & Buyers Guide which IMAPS members have used for years to guide their purchase decisions.
Online features include IMAPS MarketPlace, as listing of employment opportunities
within the microelectronic industry. Discussion Forums on a variety of
IMAPS core technologies. Special Online version of Advancing Microelectronics. A members only section with online versions of current and past International Journal of Microcircuits and Electronic Packaging and a searchable database of nearly 7,000 fellow IMAPS members.
IMAPS's Symposia & Events:
The Annual Symposium on Microelectronics:
The IMAPS Symposium offers members a formidable technical program. It
includes over 120 technical sessions covering all microelectronics technologies
including: MCMs, ball grid array, surface mount technology, advanced ceramics, thick and thin film circuits, wire bonding, advanced packaging, and advanced materials. This event also features over 300 of the industries top companies exhibiting the latest technologies.
(Formerly The International Conference and Exhibition on High Density & System Packaging)
This new event, sponsored by IMAPS, HDI, EE Times and Miller Freeman, is the major forum for the gathering and distribution of technical information relating to the rapidly expanding multichip module industry. Over 1,500 people form around the world attended the last ICEMCM, taking in over 100 technical presentations.
The International Symposium on Advanced Packaging Materials:
This IMAPS Symposium is devoted to advances made in electronic packaging materials. Attendees are comprised of researchers, developers, producers, and users of materials for single and multichip packages, interconnections, substrates, microwave applications, optoelectronic packages, and display panels. 1997 begins the first year of exhibitions for this rapidly growing symposium.
The Wireless Communications Conference / Penton:
Our newest conference was started to address the rapidly growing interest in Wireless Communications. The conference will provide detailed insight into developments at the worlds leading companies working in wireless technologies. It will also
attempt to focus on roadmapping the future of wireless and prioritizing the technical needs of industry, academia, and government.
Professional Development Courses and Advanced Technology Workshops:
IMAPS's Professional Development Courses and Advanced Technology Workshops provide you with an aggressive professional development program. Instructed by leading practitioners in their respective fields, both Professional Development Courses and Advanced Technology Workshops address subject matter relating to the most recent research and manufacturing concepts and applications. Advanced Technology Workshop topics include: MCM-C, MCM-D and -L, MCM Test, Ball Grid Arrays, Optoelectronics, Flat Panel Displays, as well as Advanced Materials.
Subjects covered by Professional Development Courses include: Known Good Die, Ball Grid Arrays, Multichip Modules - The Fundamentals, Wirebond Yield and Reliability, and many others.
Local and Regional IMAPS Chapter Events:
Upon joining, you will become automatically affiliated with the IMAPS Chapter in your area. IMAPS local chapters offer members informative technical programs and symposia at the local and regional levels. IMAPS chapters access national speakers on a local basis, as well as share the technological advances impacting their area through local meetings, symposia, and newsletters.
Gain Industry Recognition
IMAPS's Career Development
The Marketplace and IMAPS's Resume Service:
Advancing Microelectronics magazine and the IMAPS webpage includes, ďThe
Marketplace,Ē IMAPSís premier job placement section. This free service contains a comprehensive listing of job opportunities for members, so that when you do need to find that new position, IMAPSís Marketplace makes it possible. IMAPS's Resume
Service encourages members to provide a copy of their resume to IMAPS Headquarters to be
made available for distribution to industry recruiters.
IMAPS events provide outstanding opportunities for members to
share ideas and develop solutions, and meet industry leaders and innovators. IMAPS
symposia, courses, and workshops allow members to meet and discuss technical and
professional concerns with microelectronics professionals from around the world. Local
and regional IMAPS Chapter events allow members to expand their professional contacts and
enable them to interact with local colleagues and industry leaders.
Providing You with the Recognition
Through IMAPS Publications:
Advancing Microelectronics magazine and The International
Journal of Microcircuits and Electronic Packaging solicit articles from leaders in
microelectronics. Each issue of Advancing Microelectronics
recognizes our members for their contributions to the society and to the industry. We
recognize new IMAPS memberships, our members' career advancements, industry
achievements, and their continued support of the society.
Through IMAPS Leadership:
IMAPS strongly encourages its membership to take a leadership
role within their local IMAPS chapter and the councils and committees of IMAPS National.
From Chapter Officers to the National Technical Committee - IMAPS provides numerous
opportunities to not only gain recognition for active participation in the society, but
for your efforts in furthering the advancement of the industry.
Through IMAPSís Award Series:
IMAPS honors members who have made great contributions to
IMAPS and the microelectronics industry through our international awards series. When you
excel, it deserves international recognition, and IMAPS is the society that makes sure
you get it!
IMAPS Membership...for only $50.00,
it's the best investment you'll ever make.
Summary of Benefits
- Latest Industry Developments - IMAPS publications keep members current on the latest
tools, materials, products, and equipment impacting the microelectronics industry.
- Complimentary Publications - Individual members receive complimentary subscriptions
to the following IMAPS publications:
Journal of Microcircuits & Electronic Packaging (quarterly CD)
- In-depth Technical Information - IMAPS is the most comprehensive microelectronics
information resource. Drawing on the vast knowledge of its membership to establish an
unparalleled program of Advanced Technology Workshops.
- Career Development Opportunities - IMAPS provides a forum for career
enhancement by advancing membersí technical knowledge through a comprehensive selection
of professional development courses.
- The MarketPlace - An industry employment referral and classified ad service for IMAPS
members, the MarketPlace is a member benefit for both organizational and individual IMAPS
- Discounted Publications, Workshops and Symposia - IMAPS members are entitled to
purchase microelectronics publications, attend advanced technology workshops and IMAPS
symposia at substantially discounted rates. At a time when businesses are cutting travel
budgets and rationing training programs, IMAPS publications provide cost effective
accessibility to the latest information on advanced packaging, multichip modules,
hybrids, and advanced ceramics.
- IMAPS Online with access to the IMAPS VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW (coming in early 2000) featuring the internet's most comprehensive listing of companies providing products and services to the microelectronics and packaging industry. Modeled after IMAPS's former Industry & Buyers Guide which IMAPS members have used for years to guide their purchase decisions. Special Online version of Advancing Microelectronics. A members only section with online versions of current and past International Journal of Microcircuits and Electronic Packaging and a searchable database of nearly 7,000 fellow IMAPS members.
- Network with Industry Peers - IMAPS local chapter activities enable members to
develop contacts with fellow microelectronics professionals, businesses, and
organizations beyond the work environment.
No other organization can provide microelectronics professionals with as many
opportunities and resources to advance in their chosen field. Do not delay. Contact IMAPS for
a membership form, or fill out a membership form on-line.
IMAPS - Your Microelectronics Society!