Real Time With... Designers Forum 2013
Video Index

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Design
Ask The Flexperts, Mark Verbrugge, Mark Finstad

"Ask The Flexperts" Duo Informs, Entertains
If you're a flex designer, chances are Mark Verbrugge and Mark Finstad have the answers you need. They've been fielding questions about flex design for several publications over the years, and they brought their informative, entertaining "Ask The Flexperts" routine to the Designers Forum. The two discuss trends in flex design, and why these two rivals work together so well.
Cadence Design Systems, Ed Acheson

IPC-2581 Update with Ed Acheson
Ed Acheson, product engineer with Cadence Design Systems, presented a session on the IPC-2581 design standard at IPC APEX EXPO 2013. He sits down with Editor Andy Shaughnessy to discuss the advantages of 2581 and what's next on the quest for a truly standardized standard.
L-3 Avionics, Rick Hartley

Take Charge of Your Design Education
Rick Hartley, senior principal engineer with L-3 Avionics, discusses several classes he's teaching at IPC APEX EXPO 2013 and The Designers Forum. He explains why designers and engineers should continue their design education throughout their lives and how colleges so often drop the ball when it comes to teaching design.
ODB++ Solutions Alliance, Julian Coates

Happy Birthday to the ODB++ Solutions Alliance
The ODB++ Solutions Alliance celebrated its first anniversary with a banquet at IPC APEX EXPO. Julian Coates, director of the ODB++ Solutions Alliance, discusses the newest version of ODB++. He also talks about the testimonials presented by ODB++ users at the party, some of whom say that they no longer even think about ODB++ anymore--it's become a part of their workday.
RADServices, Ruth Conner

A Tale of Two Loves
Ruth Conner of RAD Services relates to Guest Editor Kelly Dack the two loves her life--her new husband and her career-long association with all things IPC. She also describes an HDI design disconnect and the knowledge base of designers who can get the job done.
San Diego PCB, Mike Creeden

A New Generation of PCB Designers
Mike Creeden, CEO of San Diego PCB, discusses the San Diego Designers Council and the topic of his presentation, "Where are the Next Generation of Designers?" He identifies several industry events that have had a devastating effect on the PCB designer population and warns of dire consequences unless current designers can find ways to pass on their unique knowledge to a new generation.
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Ask The Flexperts, Mark Verbrugge, Mark Finstad

"Ask The Flexperts" Duo Informs, Entertains
If you're a flex designer, chances are Mark Verbrugge and Mark Finstad have the answers you need. They've been fielding questions about flex design for several publications over the years, and they brought their informative, entertaining "Ask The Flexperts" routine to the Designers Forum. The two discuss trends in flex design, and why these two rivals work together so well.
Cadence Design Systems, Ed Acheson

IPC-2581 Update with Ed Acheson
Ed Acheson, product engineer with Cadence Design Systems, presented a session on the IPC-2581 design standard at IPC APEX EXPO 2013. He sits down with Editor Andy Shaughnessy to discuss the advantages of 2581 and what's next on the quest for a truly standardized standard.
L-3 Avionics, Rick Hartley

Take Charge of Your Design Education
Rick Hartley, senior principal engineer with L-3 Avionics, discusses several classes he's teaching at IPC APEX EXPO 2013 and The Designers Forum. He explains why designers and engineers should continue their design education throughout their lives and how colleges so often drop the ball when it comes to teaching design.
ODB++ Solutions Alliance, Julian Coates

Happy Birthday to the ODB++ Solutions Alliance
The ODB++ Solutions Alliance celebrated its first anniversary with a banquet at IPC APEX EXPO. Julian Coates, director of the ODB++ Solutions Alliance, discusses the newest version of ODB++. He also talks about the testimonials presented by ODB++ users at the party, some of whom say that they no longer even think about ODB++ anymore--it's become a part of their workday.
RADServices, Ruth Conner

A Tale of Two Loves
Ruth Conner of RAD Services relates to Guest Editor Kelly Dack the two loves her life--her new husband and her career-long association with all things IPC. She also describes an HDI design disconnect and the knowledge base of designers who can get the job done.
San Diego PCB, Mike Creeden

A New Generation of PCB Designers
Mike Creeden, CEO of San Diego PCB, discusses the San Diego Designers Council and the topic of his presentation, "Where are the Next Generation of Designers?" He identifies several industry events that have had a devastating effect on the PCB designer population and warns of dire consequences unless current designers can find ways to pass on their unique knowledge to a new generation.