Tuesday April 21, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT
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Hilton San Diego Bayfront Convention Center
111 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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Cheryl Fisher 

Counterfeit Component Workshop

ERAI Conference Special - Save $100

Enroll in this workshop and save $100 when you register for the ERAI Executive Conference April 22-23, 2015 being held at the same location. (once registered and paid, in the Counterfeit Components Workshop, we will send you the discount code to register with the ERAI Executive Conference)  Click Here for More Details

About the Workshop

Inspection for Visual Indicators of Counterfeit Parts

In cooperation and partnership with IDEA, this course provides a basic introduction to Counterfeit Mitigation as well as an introduction to IDEA-STD-1010, including training in methods for the visual detection of counterfeit and substandard characteristics, through a hands-on workshop. The training environment provides a unique opportunity to examine real components with live, on-site microscopic magnification to obtain experience in the visual inspection techniques of IDEA-STD-1010 and learn how to detect counterfeit components firsthand.

All Workshop attendees will receive:

  • IDEA-STD-1010-B
  • Copy of the Course Presentation
  • EPTAC Certificate of Attendance

Choose from the following options:

  • BUNDLE 1 (For OEMs and CMs Only): $995 (Expires April 7, 2015) Attend the workshop, receive a bonus electronic copy of the IDEA-STD-1010 plus the discounted IDEA-ICE-3000 Professional Inspector Certification Exam Fee (Regularly $1,490, a Savings of $495)
  • BUNDLE 2 (For OEMs and CMs Only): $995 Attend the workshop and receive the discounted IDEA-ICE-3000 Professional Inspector Certification Exam Fee (Regularly $1,190, a Savings of $195)
  • Workshop (Open to All): $795 Attend the Counterfeit Components Workshop Only

In order to view examples under magnification, students must have access to a laptop computer (students can share, 2-3 students per laptop) with the following minimum system requirements:

  • Windows 98, XP, Vista, 7 or a Mac OS
  • 512MB Ram
  • One (1) available USB port

Upon receipt of registration, EPTAC will send a link for attendees to download and install the software on their laptops for the USB microscope. The registrant must download and install the software prior to the day of the course.

Note: IDEA-ICE-3000 Certification
*About IDEA-ICE-3000 Professional Inspector Certification
This program is open to all participants, however; successful completion of this training does not guarantee eligibility for the IDEA-ICE-3000 Exam. For this to occur candidates must be employees of an OEM, CM, EMS Provider, or an IDEA General Member. All prospective IDEA-ICE-3000 Exam candidates must contact IDEA prior, to  confirm they have fulfilled all eligibility requirements.