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2017 ASTR Conference schedule

Schedule details will be updated as they become available, program below still subject to change


Day One Day Two Day Three  


Day 1 - Wednesday, September 27

Session 1C
7:00am-7:45am Breakfast
7:45am-8:00am General Chair Welcome
8:00am-9:30am Keynote Address: Application of Bayesian Methods in Reliability Data Analyses
Speaker: Dr. William Meeker
9:30am-10:00am System Effectiveness Modeling
Speaker: Jim Breneman - ASQ Reliability Division
10:00am-10:15am Network break
10:15am-10:45am Accelerated Testing of an Image Classification Algorithm for Emergency Cardiac Incident Response
Speaker: Jeremy Straub and Rahul Gomes - N. Dakota State
10:45am-11:15am Accelerated Life Tests versus Design Limit Screens – An Effort Towards Disambiguation
Speaker: Bhanu Sood - NASA
11:15am-11:45am Accelerated Reliability and Efficacy Testing of Intrusion Detection Systems for Self-Driving Vehicles
Speaker: Jeremy Straub - N. Dakota State
11:45am-1:00pm Lunch
Session 2C
1:00pm-2:00pm Predictive Methodologies for Accelerated Testing and Reliability
Speaker: Kenneth Reifsnider - University Texas, Austin
2:00pm-2:30pm Effective Accelerated Life Testing (ALT) for Micro-Relay Reliability Assessment
Speaker: Keyanna Qi - April Aire
2:30pm-2:45pm Network break
2:45pm-3:15pm The Practical Application of Implementing Accelerated Stress Tests
Speaker: Paul Letsche - Tennant
3:15pm-3:45pm Design Optimization using Ti-6AL-4V Alloys
Speaker: Ashwin Kumar - UNT, Denton
3:45pm-4:30pm The Damage Sum--gRMS Dichotomy
Speaker: Steve Smithson - Smithson Assoc.

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Day 2 - Thursday, September 28

Session 1B
7:00am-8:00am Breakfast
8:00am-9:00am Improved method for ALT plan optimization
Speaker: Peter Arrowsmith - BOTE Engineering
9:00am-9:30am Holistic Reliability – The Modern Day Solution to achieving Wold Class Reliability
Speaker: Martin Shaw - Reliability Solutions
9:30am-10:00am Better Understandig for HALT and HASS
Speaker: James McLinn - Rel-Tech
10:00am-10:15am Networking Break
Session 2B
10:15am-10:45am Accelerated Testing for the Selection of Most Reliable MicroVia Design
Speaker Charles Recchia - MACOM and Milena Krasich - Raytheon
10:45am-11:15pm Temperature & Humidity Reliability Study of a WLCSP Package with CB2 Trench
Speaker: Sooraj Karnik - Cirrus
11:15am-11:45pm Accelerated Destructive Degradation Analysis
Speaker: Tearesa Wegscheid - HBM Prenscia
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
Session 3B
1:00pm-1:30pm Design Life Verification through Accelerated Life Testing
Speaker: Sarath Jayatilleka - Daikin
1:30pm-2:00pm Design of Experiments (DOE) in Reliability
Speaker: Jim Breneman - ASQ Reliability Division
2:00pm-2:30pm Application of Accelerated Stress Testing to the Design of Pressure Injectable Central Venous Catheters
Speaker: Rudy Drobnick - Teleflex
2:30pm-2:45pm Networking Break
2:45pm-3:45pm Tutorial: MiniTab
Speaker: Bonnie Stone - MiniTab
3:45pm-4:30pm Fatigue Damage Spectrum Application Study
Speaker: Aaron Offringa - Vibration Research

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Day 3 - Friday, September 29

Session 1C
7:00am-8:00am Breakfast
8:00am-9:00am Mitigating Design and Production Risk with HALT, HAST, and HASS
Speaker: Neill Doertenbach - Qualmark
9:00am-9:30am Determining Accelerated Stress Testing Feasibility using OEM and Supplier Partnership Case Study
Speaker: Josh Verhage - Tennant
9:30am-10:00am Effectiveness of Highly Accelerated Limit Test
Speaker: Keisuke Matsui - Sony
10:00am-10:15am Networking Break
Session 2C
10:15am-10:45am Selecting the Correct ALT Model for your Products End Of Life Analysis
Speaker: Adam Bahret - Apex Ridge
10:45am-11:15pm Reliability of Al Wire Grid Arrays under High Light Flux Conditions
Speaker: Fred Lane - Moxtek
11:15am-11:45pm Rapid Precipitation and Mitigation of Intermittent Faults
Speaker: Gary Hazard and Alpana Gangopadhyaya - NGC
11:45pm-1:00pm Lunch (not provided)
Session 3C
1:00pm-1:30pm FMEA and Reliability Testing: Closing the Loop on Risk
Speaker: Dan Burrows Reliability & Risk Division
1:30pm-2:00pm Accelerated Mechanical Testing
Speaker: James McLinn - Rel-Tech
2:00pm-2:30pm Conference Close

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Other special activities are in planning and will be documented as the conference approaches.