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Question asked by adrianc Employee on Sep 15, 2011
Latest reply on Sep 26, 2011 by adrianc
Panel Discussion: “In-Circuit Test: The King is Dead; Long Live the King!”
When: Wed, Sep 21, 10.30am~12nn
Where: Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, California

Agilent is participating and leading (by Jun Balangue) a panel discussion on the above topic. There will be motions presented by a panel of 4 leading engineers from major companies; Intel, Cisco, Dell, Teradyne, and Agilent, regarding the question of the future of In-Circuit test in the industry. Does board test manufacturing need a new generation of board test system or does current In-Circuit Test (ICT) have sufficient features to test PCBAs for the next 10 years and beyond?

Panel Objective:
The objective of the panel is to have a good and honest discussion between board test industry experts about the future of ICT. The panel consists of experts from various part of the industry and grouped according to the following:
1. Board Test Managers/Experts from the Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM),Contract Manufacturing (CM) and Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) side who strongly believe that the current ICT system is insufficient to test the new generation of PCBA.
2. ICT Marketing Manager/experts from ICT supplier (Agilent/Teradyne/TRI) who believes that the current ICT system has enough capabilities and features to maintain test coverage and cost needs for new generation of PCBA.
3. Board test Managers/Expert at OEM/CM/ODM who depend on the ICT system for their main board test strategy and have invested substantial ICT equipment and infrastructure in their manufacturing.

Organizer: Jun Balangue
Moderator: Dave Dubberke (Intel)

Panelists:
Steve Butkovich – Cisco
Phil Geiger – Dell
Tony Suto – Teradyne
Ken Parker – Agilent

Additional information at
http://www.itctestweek.org/

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