Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials: 2018

Technical Symposium & Expo: June 26-27, 2018
Workshops: June 28, 2018
College Park, MD

Program Chair: Dr. Diganta Das, CALCE (

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Tuesday, June 26
Opening Remarks

Diganta Das, Ph.D., CALCE
Session 1 : Opening Session - Session 1: Opening Session – What is being Counterfeited - Within and Beyond Electronics?
Current Trends in Counterfeit Electronic Parts

Fred Schipp, NSWC Crane
New Areas of Counterfeit Concerns: Materials, Non-electronic Products & Sub-assemblies

Peter Panaguiton, GIDEP
SCREEN - Supply Chain Reliability Enabled by Embedded Nodes [non-electronic]

Joseph Mantese, Ph.D., United Technologies Research Center
Session 2 - Are the Standards Adequate to Protect You?
Meeting the SAE AS9100D Requirements for Counterfeit Part Control

Anne Poncheri, InterCEPT
Why IPC-1782 Is Essential To Combat The Ingress Of Counterfeit Materials

Cameron Shearon, Shearon-Consulting
The 4 pillars of IDEA and their respective impact on providing Responsible Procurement Solutions™

Faiza Khan, IDEA
Session 3: Panel Discussion: How is AS6171 Being Flowed Down? Challenges with AS671 Accreditation--Can it Handle Obsolete Parts?
Moderator: Sultan Lilani, Integra, Panelists: Michael Azarian, Ph.D., CALCE, Mark Farnbauch, ANAB, Natalia Larrimer, ANAB, and Tom Sharpe, SMT Corp.
Session 4 - Technological Solutions: Tagging, Tracing, Authenticating
Tagless Traceability: Value Beyond Compliance and ROI

Naresh Menon, Ph.D., COVISUS
A New Method to Authenticate Components and PCB Assemblies Using Fingerprint from X-Ray Images

Bill Cardoso, Ph.D., Creative Electron, Inc.

Supply Chain Hardware Integrity for Electronics Defense (SHIELD) using Small “Dielets”

Richard Calatayud, Northrop Grumman
Authentication Techniques for Securing Electronic Part Supply Chain

Ramazan Ayasli, Albert-Ludwigs, University Freiburg
China Has made Significant Progress in Home-grown FPGA Production; Where do They Stand Today?

Tom Sharpe, SMT Corporation
Wednesday, June 27
Session 5 - How the US Government Agencies are Reacting
Invited Talk: A Case Study of Investigation: HK Potential Electronics

Jeff Farragher, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts: Operation Chain Reaction - A Formidable Weapon in The War on Counterfeit Industrial Products

Rodney White, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Office of Investigation
Testing for Infringement: CBP Laboratory Services and Legal Context, IPR Branch Presentation to Symposium on Counterfeit Parts & Materials

Jenny Tsang, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory, Alex Bamiagis, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Session 6 - How to Detect Counterfeit Parts with Confidence
DOD Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC), Harnessing the Power of Technology

Debra Eggeman, NSWC Crane, Allen Tillerson, NSWC Crane

Nondestructive Detection of Counterfeit Radiation Hardened Electronic Parts via Radiated Electromagnetic Emissions (REME) Analysis

Adam Brant, Ph.D., Nokomis Inc.

Authentication Testing of Integrated Circuits through Power Consumption Waveform Analysis

Tom Bergman, Battelle

A Business Opportunity for Sharing Golden Part Information

Jerry Martinez, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Counterfeit - A Quality Conundrum

Michael Ford, Aegis Software
IBM Supply Chain Engineering Counterfeit Prevention Blockchain

Michelle Lam, IBM
Physical Unclonable Function Based on Magnetic Flakes

Gary Denton, Ph.D., Lexmark
Session 8 - Impacts on Industry and Society
Detecting Counterfeit, Deficient or Non-Conforming Raw Material Using NDT

Karen Bruer, Ocean Bay, LLC
Inspection of Counterfeit Lithium-ion Batteries in Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

Laura Xing, Ph.D., CALCE/University of Maryland
How Chemical Product Legislation Impacts the Electronics Industry and Its Customers

Brenda Baney, B Cubed Consulting
Where Do We Stand and Where Do We Go From Here?

Diganta Das, Ph.D., CALCE/University of Maryland
Thursday, June 28
Implementation Process of SAE 6171

Michael Azarian, Ph.D., CALCE/University of Maryland
Use of Component Documentation and Supply Chain for Counterfeit Avoidance

Diganta Das, Ph.D., CALCE/University of Maryland

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