Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials Virtual Event

The symposium will continue to provide relevant information that can solve problems today while planning for a different business and technology environment in the future. Changes in the electronics supply chain had been fast and furious in the last decades, and its impact on companies’ practices is still evolving. We have also experienced disruptions from man-made and natural causes and possibilities of major international trade relations changes.

Share Your Knowledge as a Speaker or Course Instructor! Submission Deadline: Friday, April 23, 2021

Abstracts are invited in the areas listed below, but are not limited to:

Tracking Through Lifecycle
  • Marking, Optical Labels
  • Authentication Techniques
  • Applications of Blockchain and Other Security Methods
Applications of AI and Machine Learning
  • Supply Chain Surveillance
  • Classification Tools
  • Machine Vision
Cybersecurity Concerns Associated with Counterfeit Parts and Materials
  • Examples of Confirmed Hardware Trojans
Experience from Commercial Industry
  • Testing
  • EMS
  • Consumer Products
  • Computers
Inspection Tools and Techniques for Detecting Counterfeit Parts
  • Assembly Level Counterfeits and Their Detection
  • Side-Channel Tools for Counterfeit Detection
Supply Chain New Areas of Counterfeit Concerns: Materials, Energy Storage, Batteries
Electronic Parts Distribution: Current Stage and Evolution Over Time
Federal and Defense Procurement Practices and Their Impacts on Counterfeit Management Including:
  • SBD Spend
  • COTS
  • Internet Exchanges
Industry and International Working Groups and Standards on Managing Counterfeit Risks
Assessment of Current State of Counterfeit Mitigation: Industry Maturity Today Versus 3, 5, 10 Years Ago
Legal and Law Enforcement
  • Workshop on Supply Chain Models – Overlap with Criminal Activities
  • Motivation of Counterfeiters
  • Additive Manufacturing – Counterfeit Avoidance and Counterfeiting