Among other events at Test Week 2004, held Oct. 24-29 in Charlotte, NC, will be the International Test Conference, which covers such topics as the design verification, test, diagnosis, failure analysis, and process and design improvement of devices, boards, and systems. The conference includes paper sessions, tutorials, panel sessions, lecture series, case studies, and commercial exhibits and presentations. Dr. Bernd Koenemann, a Fellow at Cadence Design Systems, will give the keynote address on "Test in the Era of 'What You See is NOT What You Get'". For more info, go to www.itctestweek.org.
A new white paper by the Association for Advancing Automation says that increases in industrial robot shipments correlates positively with increases in US job growth based on Bureau of Labor statistics. The result could be new types of manufacturing and engineering jobs.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.