Northbrook, Ill.--Feb. 19, 1998--The producers of Surface Mount International '98 have announced the keynote speaker for this year's event. Dr. Arno Penzias, who shared the Nobel Prize for physics in 1978 for his work in discovering evidence supporting the Big Bang theory, will make the keynote presentation for SMI '98. The event is being held August 23-27, 1998, at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif.
In his presentation, Dr. Penzias will discuss the impact that technology and information technology will have on companies involved in the electronics assembly industry. He will provide insight on customer personalization, vertical integration, and the integration of work throughout an organization.
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