PCB West will feature a panel called Electronics Data Transfer in the 21st Century. The panel will discuss the various standards and reasons for supporting them. The panel will also introduce the new IPC-2581 Consortium, which is a new group of OEMs, EDA companies and electronics manufacturers whose goal is to accelerate the adoption of IPC-2581. PCB West is a conference and exhibition for printed circuit board design. The three-day technical conference will take place September 27-29, 2011.