IPC- Association Connecting Electronics Industries has announced a call for papers for its IPCWorks 2005 technical conference, which will take place Oct. 27, 2005 at the SandsExpo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. This year's conference theme is "What's in Your Future?" with conference topics focusing on lead free, using materials declaration information to improve recycling, embedded technology, and materials. Paper presentations should be 30-45 minutes in length, non-commercial in nature and focus on technology rather than a company's product. Abstracts that detail case histories, field data, new technologies/innovations or research and findings must be received by June 15. If an abstract is selected, technical papers and visuals will be due on Sept. 15.

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