IPC Day 2021 – From EMS to the Moon and beyond

Estonian Electronics Industries Association is pleased to announce that in cooperation with IPC, the seminar "IPC Day 2021 – From EMS to the Moon and beyond" will be held on the 2nd of December 2021 at 10:00-19:00 at the Sokos Viru hotel Conference Center, Viru Väljak 4, Tallinn, Estonia.

The seminar will bring together international representatives from the electronics industry, government, and the finance industry, to present the Electronics Manufacturing Sector in Europe and showcase the capabilities of the European and Estonian electronics industry throughout the value chain.

The seminar will be held in English. 

Participation is free of charge, please register here:


*Registration will be open until 24 November.



10.00 – 10:15 Gathering and welcome coffee

10:15 – 10:25 Welcome and Introduction

Otto Pukk, Chairman of the Estonian Electronics Industries Association

Philippe Leonard, Europe director, IPC

10:25 – 11:10 “EMS - the next generation”

Dieter G. Weiss, in4ma EMS Market Statistics

11:10 – 11:40 European Electronics industr

Alison James, Senior Director, IPC

11:40 – 12:10 Estonian Electronics Industry

Arno Kolk, Managing Director of Estonian Electronics Industries Association

12:10 – 13.10 Lunch and EXPO

13:10– 13.35 “The KATEK Story – “Making of an European Leader”  

Rainer Koppitz, CEO, Katek SE 

13:35 – 14:00 Environmental, social and corporate governance recommendations for EMS partners

Andreas Engberg, Ericsson

14:00 – 14:25 Customer story: 


14:25 – 14:50 New financial models in equipment financing         

Ola Thers, CEO, SMT Renting

14.50 – 15.30 Coffee Break and EXPO

15:30 – 15:55 “Open Automation in SMT Electronics Factories”

         Rob Raine, Manager Technical Solutions, ASM Pacific Technology

15.55 – 17.00 Round table: Is the Moon the limit? Estonian companies discuss their experience from building the Moon camera for NASA

17.00 – 17.10 Wrap up

17.10 – 19.00 Reception by Estonian Electronics Industries Association and IPC


The seminar is supported by IPC, City of Tallinn, TalTech, ASM Pacific Technology, SMT Renting

Please note, that in compliance with Government regulations all participants must present either a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate or proof of recovery from COVID-19, a negative test result is no longer sufficient.

For the latest travel information please visit the official web page https://vm.ee/en/information-countries-and-self-isolation-requirements-passengers

 Source: Estonian Electronics Industries Assotiation