The Printed Circuit Engineering Association (PCEA) seeks abstracts for its annual PCB West technical conference coming in 2023.

PCB West will be held September 19 to 22, 2023, in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a four-day technical conference and one-day exhibition to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.

Presentations of the following durations are sought for the technical conference: one-hour lectures and presentations; two-hour workshops; and half-day (3.5 hour) and full-day seminars.

Preference is given to presentations of two hours in length or more, and no presentations of less than one hour will be considered.

Abstracts of 100 to 500 words and speaker biographies should be submitted to PCEA. Papers and presentations must be noncommercial in nature and should focus on technology, techniques or methodology. Presentations of a tutorial or explanatory nature are preferred.

All abstracts will be reviewed by the PCEA Conference Task Group on a blind basis prior to acceptance.

Abstracts for PCB West should be submitted at by February 3, 2023. Accepted presentations are due August 18, 2023.

Speaker benefits: If your abstract is accepted into the 2023 program, you’ll receive the following event benefits:

  • Complimentary access to the online proceedings
  • Complimentary pass to the technical conference
  • Invitation to the speaker reception

PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY magazines are media partners for the event, and the Printed Circuit Engineering Association is a sponsoring association.

About PCB West

PCB West is the leading technical conference and exhibition in North America for electronics design, fabrication, assembly and test engineers. It will take place September 19-22, 2023, at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center. The event includes a one-day exhibition on September 20.

For more information about PCB West, visit

About Printed Circuit Engineering Association, Inc.®      

Printed Circuit Engineering Association (PCEA)® ( is a nonprofit association that promotes printed circuit engineering as a profession and encourages, facilitates, and promotes the exchange of information and integration of new design concepts through communications, seminars, workshops, and professional certification through a network of local and regional PCEA-affiliated groups. PCEA serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. PCEA publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB ( and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY (, as well as the PCB UPdate ( e-newsletter. PCEA also produces the PRINTED CIRCUIT UNIVERSITY ( online training platform, and trade shows and conferences, including PCB East (, PCB West ( and the PCB2Day workshop series.