NSF Sponsored Workshop on Enterprise Network Models for Counterfeit Electronic Parts Supply Chains
Thursday, August 5, 2021
10:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
*All times shown are in US Eastern Time Zone
This free workshop is organized by the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) in partnership with the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA). The workshop will be held in conjunction with the SMTA/CALCE Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials.
Objective: The objective of this Workshop is to examine enterprise network modeling as a tool for understanding and disrupting counterfeit electronics supply chains.
Participants: Electronics supply chain members from OCMs to users, supply chain monitoring technology developers, academics, policymakers, legal, and law enforcement, and other stakeholders
Workshop Outcome: A report capturing the discussion, issues identified, and recommendations for developing and implementing network models that capture the latest practices and future trends.
The workshop will include sessions on:
|Introduction, Scope, and Outline|
|Counterfeit Electronics Supply Chain|
|Traceability, Tracking, and Transparency|
|Policies - Standards, Legal, Acquisition, Law Enforcement|
A network model that includes: business strategies of distributors of obsolete parts, the ability of laboratories to detect counterfeit parts, impacts of buyback, and return policies is being formulated. The implications of enforcement (e.g., administrative, legal, or reputational) of anti-counterfeiting policies and the levels of penalties for supplying and accepting counterfeit parts are also modeled. The planned workshop panels are comprised of academia, government, non-profit, and private sectors.
If you are interested in participating in the workshop, let us known by filling out the form.
This workshop is part of a National Science Foundation project focused on Using Enterprise Network Models to Disrupt the Operations of Illicit Counterfeit Part Supply Chains for Critical Systems.