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AltiumLive 2022: Tamara Jovanovic Discusses Lessons Learned at AltiumLiveJanuary 20, 2022 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
Estimated reading time: Less than a minute
Shortly after graduating three years ago, design engineer Tamara Jovanovic attended her first AltiumLive in San Diego and discovered the global community of PCB designers. With a few years of experience designing PCBs for smart baby beds with Happiest Baby, Tamara is now working on her master's degree.
In this audio interview, Tamara explains why she plans to attend AltiumLive again this year, and she discusses what it's like attending class as an experienced PCB technologist.
To download this audio (mp3) file, click here.
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