This is the fourth in a series of fundamentals of electronics packaging tutorials organised by IMAPS-UK to describe various aspects of the production of microelectronic assemblies. This time the online tutorial session is called “New Product Introduction for Microelectronics” and it will be held by Allan Proudfoot of ALP Consulting.
Allan Proudfoot will present an overview of the New Product Introduction (NPI) process covering product definition, design philosophy, verification/validation and the challenges of working with partners.
The presentation will include concepts such as the reduction of time-to-money by working in cooperation with customers and other interested parties. Allan Proudfoot will share his experience of working in various market areas, including commercial, telecom, automotive, military and medical sectors. He will also discuss the different mindsets and information required to achieve the best results and consistent performance in these sectors.
Allan Proudfoot is a quality consultant, owner of ALP Quality Consulting and a director of Medilink South West. Prior to setting up the consultancy in 2019, Allan spent more than 30 years in the semiconductor sector with over 25 years in quality management, including responsibility for military hi-rel ICs, bluetooth and WiFi ICs for commercial and automotive applications, high power switches, and low power radio ICs deployed in implantable medical devices for human life support applications. Areas of responsibility covered business practices, product qualification, manufacturing, and R&D from product conception to obsolescence.
The tutorial will take place on June 12th, 2020 at 1 p.m.. It will run for 30 minutes including a question and answer session. The tutorial is for free, but it is limited to 100 delegates. Once registered, you will receive joining instructions by e-mail 2-3 days before the event.
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