After two years of quarantine, social distance and disruption, the digital part trade is enthusiastic to get collectively once more to study one of the simplest ways to maneuver ahead
The ECIA 2022 Government Convention will as soon as once more happen on 23 to 25 October 2022 on the Loew’s Chicago O’Hare Lodge in Rosemont, Illinois. This 12 months’s convention theme—Bucking Regular, the Resilient Thrive Via Disruption—captures the temper.
Convention planning committee chair, Robert Derringer, mentioned: “The committee resolved to develop a message indicative of the place our trade goes and the way we really feel after these previous two plus years. Blessed to have survived the pandemic—actually and in enterprise—we tossed across the concept of ‘the brand new regular’ and rapidly wished to kick it to the curb.
“Credit score to convention co-chair, Tobi Cornell, for suggesting the phrase ‘bucking regular’. This phrase gave the committee the kick it wanted to totally have interaction its artistic spirit and we had been all of the sudden bouncing one bucking concept off one other. Finally, we got here to agree that what we would like is to do greater than survive; shift will maintain taking place and what all of us need is to be resilient and thrive by means of disruption.”
Dean Kamen, founding father of the FIRST Robotics competitors and inventor of dozens of modern merchandise together with the Segway, will ship the keynote and take part in one of many roundtables. Different highlights embody roundtables on cybersecurity, ESG, financial forecasts, inspiring periods on management and way more. The schedule has been posted and the most recent info on the convention is obtainable now.
ECIA CEO and president, David Loftus, mentioned: “The trade is anxious to get collectively once more in Chicago. Due to our incredible planning committee, this convention is a golden alternative to community with friends, discover ways to handle the trade’s challenges and listen to the most recent financial information to information 2023 planning.”
ECIA’s Sr VP, Victor Meijers, added: “The ECIA’s mission of selling the licensed sale of digital parts is very vital in durations of provide chain disruption comparable to we are actually experiencing. ECIA’s part search engine, Trustedparts.com, has grown to be an important aspect in a part buyer’s technique to mitigate the chance of counterfeit components.”
TrustedParts.com was created by ECIA, in collaboration with taking part distributors, to help the licensed digital parts trade by giving customers entry to aggregated value and availability information for real components from solely licensed sources.
Whereas different stock aggregation websites might embody information from sources not licensed by the producer, ECIA works extensively on an ongoing foundation to confirm that value and availability information displayed on TrustedParts.com is just for merchandise for which the distributors are licensed/franchised. That’s the reason TrustedParts.com is the trusted supply for looking out the licensed channel for the digital parts you want.
TrustedParts.com was created as a free service to buying professionals, design engineers and anybody in want of digital parts value and availability info from franchised distributors. Membership in ECIA shouldn’t be required to take part on the location.
ECIA thanks the 2022 Convention Planning Committee: Chair Robert Derringer, Crouzet; Co-Chair Tobi Cornell, Kruvand Associates; Julie Fajardo, TDK-Lambda Americas; Bob Garcia, Ferrari Technical Gross sales; Scott Jones, AEM Group; Nicolle Ladouceur, Rohm Semiconductor; Todd McAtee, Mouser; Sam Learn, Cornell Dubilier; Chad Van Doorninck, Abracon; Caroline Wells, Omron and Tom Wichert, TDK-Lambda Americas.