Industry professionals are invited to submit a paper to SMTA International 2006, the electronic industrys premier conference on the manufacture of electronic products and related business practices. This years event will be held in Chicago (Rosemont - OHare) at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in conjunction with Assembly Tech Expo (ATExpo), September 24-28, 2006. Papers are sought in the following key technology tracks: #NAME? #NAME? #NAME? #NAME? #NAME? #NAME? Abstracts of 300 words are due February 24, 2006. Papers should be 6-12 pages long (including graphics) and describe significant results from experiments, emphasize new techniques, and contain technical, economic, or appropriate test data. Materials should be original, unpublished, and non-commercial in nature. All accepted submissions require the publication of a formal paper in the proceedings, as well as a verbal presentation at SMTA International.Oral presentations are limited to 30 minutes (including questions). Proposals are also solicited from individuals interested in teaching educational courses related to advanced electronics manufacturing. Abstracts can be submitted directly on-line from the SMTA International event Web site: http://www.smta.org/smtai/call_for_papers.cfmAbstracts may also be submitted to: SMTA Conference Coordinator JoAnn Stromberg 5200 Willson Road, Suite 215 Edina, MN 55424-1316 T 952-920-7682 F 952-926-1819 email@example.comAs speakers, participants make contributions to the industry and are recognized by colleagues in sharing research work and findings. ?To reward exceptional achievement, $1,000 and a recognition plaque are given for the Best of Conference Presentation, Best of Proceedings Paper, and Best International Paper.