• 2024 IPC APEX

    Apex 2024 Live Broadcast

    April 9-11 | Anaheim, California, USA

    IPC APEX EXPO

    LIVE BROADCASTING SCHEDULE

    On April 9 -11th, the show opens in it’s new home at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.

    Global SMT TV will host a full schedule of Live programs and will record many new products and innovations over the three-day event. The LIVE programs below will be available for viewing shortly after they have been broadcast.

    Tech Talk – Live from APEX (10am PST, 1pm EST, 6pm GMT, 7pm CET)

    Trevor kicks off the show with interviews from leading guests, John Mitchell, Matt Kelly and tribute to Michael Ford and his contributions to the electronics manufacturing industry.

    US Chips Act and US/Mexico trade (10:45am PST, 1:45pm EST, 6:45pm GMT, 7:45pm CET)

    The US Chips Act was designed to develop a sustainable electronic supply chain in North America. Much of the inward investment has been directed into Mexico with only some high-tech fabs under construction north of the border. What is driving investment decisions and what are the prospects for a self-sustaining EMS industry?

    How to maximize Overall Operational Efficiency (OOE) (11:30am PST, 2:30pm EST, 7:30pm GMT, 8:30pm CET)

    The EMS industry started out with companies buying full line manufacturing solutions. As knowledge and technology developed, this was replaced by a strategy of buying ‘best-in-class’ equipment. As we move into the age of digitization and transformation, is this trend about to be reversed?

    The Keith Bryant Show (1:30pm PST, 4:30pm EST, 9:30pm GMT, 10:30pm CET)

    As one of the most widely-travelled consultants in the industry, Keith Bryant discusses a range of electronics manufacturing related issues with his guests.

    Reliability Matters (2:30pm PST, 5:30pm EST, 10:30pm GMT, 11:30pm CET)

    Mike Konrad interviews arrange of guests on matters related to electronics manufacturing and reliability.

    Tech Talk – Live from APEX (9am PST, 12 noon EST, 5pm GMT, 6pm CET)

    Following on from the vigorous debate at Productronica, Trevor dives deeper into the issues connected with reshoring manufacturing to the United States.

    AI and the role of Virtual Assist – (9:45am PST, 12:45pm EST, 5:45pm GMT, 6:45pm CET)

    The skills shortage and the drive to rely less on human operators is driving the industry to develop new tools using AI to work in the background as a Virtual Assistant, reducing repetitive tasks and increasing throughput. This panel will discuss use cases and benefits of this technology.

    ESG and sustainability in an EMS world – 10:30am PST, 1:30pm EST, 6:30pm GMT, 7:30pm CET)

    ESG and sustainability have become increasingly important to all manufacturing companies. The impending Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions that will come into force in some states in 2026 will add increasing pressure to suppliers and manufacturers. This panel will discuss the reporting requirements and steps companies should take to prepare for this new legislation.

    The Keith Bryant Show (2:15pm PST, 5:15pm EST, 10:15pm GMT, 11:15pm CET)

    As one of the most widely-travelled consultants in the industry, Keith Bryant discusses a range of electronics manufacturing related issues with his guests.

    Reliability Matters (3:45pm PST, 6:45pm EST, 11:45pm GMT, 12:45am CET)

    Mike Konrad interviews arrange of guests on matters related to electronics manufacturing and reliability.

    Tech Talk – Live from APEX (9am PST, 12 noon EST, 5pm GMT, 6pm CET)

    It’s the show wrap-up. Trevor is joined by a series of influential media editors and guests to review all the exciting news and product releases at this year’s event.

    Marketing in electronics – has AI made it harder or easier? (9:45am PST, 12:45pm EST, 5:45pm GMT, 6:45pm CET)

    What are the true implications of AI in the B2B media and marketing world? This panel will discuss use cases and trends in this fast-moving technology.

    The Keith Bryant Show (11:00am PST, 2:00pm EST, 7:00pm GMT, 8:00pm CET)

    As one of the most widely-travelled consultants in the industry, Keith Bryant discusses a range of electronics manufacturing related issues with his guests.

    Reliability Matters (1:30pm PST, 4:30pm EST, 9:30pm GMT, 10:30pm CET)

    Mike Konrad interviews arrange of guests on matters related to electronics manufacturing and reliability.

    Contact Sandy Daneau with any questions at:

    USA: +1 (239) 234 1600 | Email: [email protected]

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