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Meet UL experts to discuss PCB product compliance and market trends at IPC APEX EXPO(TM) in Las Vegas from April 12-14, 2011

February 25, 2011

UL will once again be at the IPC APEX EXPO™ in Las Vegas, USA, this year.  We invite you to stop by our booth (#2415) to talk with our global team about your products, projects, market trends, and anything else you would like to discuss.  In addition to having a booth for you to stop by any time during the show, we will also be participating or hosting the following sessions:

IPC Free Buzz Sessions - BZ4 Overview of UL's Printed Circuit Boards Recognition Program
Wednesday, April 13, 11:15 AM - 12:00 NN
Presenters: Crystal Vanderpan, UL Principal Engineer

Carlos Correia, UL Vice President and General Manager, High-Tech Division

This presentation will give a high-level description of the UL Components Program, including its purpose, importance and benefits, and how it specifically applies to PCBs.

For details of other Buzz Sessions, please visit

IPC Technical Conference: Counterfeiting
Wednesday, April 13, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Presenter: Brian Monks, UL Vice President of Anti-Counterfeiting Operations

Brian Monks will be one of the panelists at IPC’s technical conference and will present the latest white paper regarding anti-counterfeiting in the industry.  He will share UL’s efforts in combating counterfeiting as well as counterfeit protection advice on supply chain management and risk mitigation.

Industry Association Group (IAG) Meeting
Thursday, April 14, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chair: Ovidiu Munteanu, UL Global Business Development Manager, PCBs and Assemblies

UL will host an Industry Association Group Meeting (IAG).  The IAG serves as an open forum discussion session where industry and UL share ideas, discuss issues, and talk candidly about the market place.

Standards Technical Panel (STP) Meeting (FR4 Reclassification)
Friday, April 15, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (STP Rigid, UL 796 and UL 746E) / 12:00 - 4:00 PM (STP Flex, UL 746F and UL 796F)
Chair: Bradley J. Schmidt, P.E., Standards Technical Panel Chairman, Global Standards, UL

This is the UL established meeting of the official voting body called "Standards Technical Panel (STP)" for four UL Standards: UL 796, UL 746E, UL 746F and UL 796F.  It is designed to provide the STP members with additional information on proposed technical changes to one or more of the four UL Standards that will be presented to the STP for balloting in the near-term future.

To learn more about the IPC APEX EXPO™ and register, please click here:

UL @ IPC APEX EXPO™  dedicated Web Page: 

For details and reservation, please e-mail to [email protected].