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provides component engineers and designers with the latest technical and market intelligence on capacitors, resistors and other passive components from the elite in the industry.  If passive components engineering and applications are your area of responsibility, this is the symposium for you.

March 28-31, 2011
Hyatt Regency
Jacksonville, FL

First time CARTS USA attendees can click here for special promos.


Opening Reception - CARTS USA welcomes all symposium attendees to an opening reception on Monday evening. The reception provides an opportunity for attendees to meet old colleagues and make new acquaintances in an informal setting that allows networking and information exchange.

Seminars - The CARTS Technical Seminar provides an in-depth look at advanced technologies for the passive electronic components industry.   Management and Market Seminars provide expert views of the economic climate, product trends, competitive issues, distribution challenges, and the current and future world-wide market for passive components.  Nowhere else can you get so much valuable information in one day at one place.

Symposium Sessions - Papers will be presented on a wide range of technical subjects, including the impact of lead-free processes on reliability, new applications, active and passive interfacing, new technology, design and construction testing and reliability, and materials and processes.

Registration - Advance registration is strongly recommended, and entitles you to discounts up to 20% off onsite registration. The seminar fee includes notes, refreshment breaks and lunch for full-day events. The symposium fee includes proceedings, technical sessions (3 days), exhibition, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, buffet lunch during the exhibition on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the Monday and Tuesday evening receptions.



Face to face interaction - One-on-one meetings with engineers, presenters, moderators and company executives provide your company with endless opportunities to foster your successful business relationships.

Lead generation - CARTS USA provides your company with exposure to the industry leaders and generates more qualified leads.

Increased visibility - Tuesday and Wednesday's Coffee Breaks and Lunch, and Tuesday’s reception take place in the exhibition area!

Reception and Exhibits - Exhibits from leading vendors in the industry will  be open from noon Tuesday through Wednesday afternoon and during session breaks, the Tuesday evening  reception and lunches. All attendees are invited to the Tuesday evening reception.

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville - Experience the essence of the lifestyle and landscape of the real Florida at our Hyatt Jacksonville hotel. Set along the St. Johns River within the heart of the city’s business, entertainment and sports districts, our outstanding downtown Jacksonville hotel is adjacent to the Jacksonville Landing, a hotspot for dining & entertainment, and within minutes of famous white sand beaches, championship golf courses, EverBank Field, water sports, museums and arts venues.


8 reasons to attend CARTS

1. It’s the greatest concentration of application-oriented technical information in North America, with more than 30 papers from leading engineers around the world.

2. A special half-day Seminar on Patent Protection, critical for R&D engineers and technicians.

3. A marketing seminar with a Jeopardy outtake on worldwide economics and the passive electronics industry.

4. Free resources from the marketing seminars are worth thousands of dollars.

5. Interact with exhibitors in an informal atmosphere that encourages in-depth exploration.

6. Network with the best and brightest in engineering, design and marketing.

7. Why CARTS? (click here)

8. Why Jacksonville? (click here)

is the sponsor of CARTS USA 2011