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Welcome to EuMW 2017

 

EuMW 2017 will be held in the dynamic and historically rich city of Nuremberg. Bringing industry and academia together, European
Microwave Week 2017 is a FIVE day event, including THREE cutting edge conferences and ONE exciting trade and technology exhibition featuring leading players from across the globe. EuMW 2017 provides access to the very latest products, research and initiatives in the microwave sector. It also offers you the opportunity for face-to-face interaction with those driving the future of microwave technology.

The 20th European Microwave Week combines:
• Three Major Conferences
• Associated Workshops
• Tailored Courses and Seminars for industrialists, academics and researchers
• Leading International Trade Show

In addition, Exhibitor Workshops and Seminars will be provided by several top organisations with superior expertise in Microwave, RF,
Wireless or Radar.

BADGES

Online registrants will automatically be e-mailed their badge barcode and an order confi rmation receipt immediately after they pay. All
those who have pre-registered should bring their badge barcode and confirmation with them to the conference where they can print out their badge by scanning their barcode at the Fast Track desk onsite.

Once you have collected your badge, you can collect the conference proceedings which are on a USB stick and delegate bag for the
conferences. Processing will be quick and easy but queues may form at busy times, so please arrange to collect your badge well in advance of your first conference session.

The registration area will be located at the entrance to the exhibition hall as signposted. Those who have not pre-registered can do so on site. There will be onsite registration terminals located within the registration area, where delegates can enter their details and either pay immediately by swiping their credit or debit cards through the card readers attached to the terminals. Alternatively, you can pay at the Cashier desk if you require a printed receipt.

If you have any questions regarding registration procedures and payment, please email: eumwreg@itnint.com

CONFERENCES

Choose from three separate but complementary conferences.

Spanning the length of the week, starting from Monday 8th October, the conferences and workshops are scheduled as follows:
• European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC) 8th – 10th October 2017
• European Microwave Conference (EuMC) 8th – 12th October 2017
• European Radar Conference (EuRAD) 11th – 13th October 2017
• Plus Workshops and Short Courses (3rd - 7th October 2016)
• In addition, EuMW 2016 will include the ‘Defence, Security and Space Forum’ on 5th October 2016

The conferences encompass a wide range of subject areas including:
• Microwave, Millimetre-wave and Submillimetre-wave Systems
• Antennas and Propagation
• Wireless Technologies
• Telecommunication (RF, Microwave and Optical)
• ICs, Semiconductor Materials and Packaging
• Radar Architectures, Systems and Subsystems
• Sensors and Remote Systems
• Test and Measurement

Online registration opens on 1st June 2016 and remains open up to and during the event until 7th October 2016. During the event,
you can also register Onsite from Sunday 2nd October 2016 (16:00 -19:00) and from 08:00 each morning from Monday 3rd October
2016 to Friday 7th October 2016.

The conferences will be held in different rooms over the conference dates. Please refer to the Conference Matrix at the back of this
booklet for a detailed overview. Delegates should register for one, two or all three of the conferences. Registration at one conference
does not allow any access to other conference sessions. Those who wish to register for two or more conferences will receive a discount on these registrations.

Fees and discounts are all explained in the Conference Registration Information section of this booklet. There are additional charges for attending workshops and short courses.

PROCEEDINGS ON USB
All papers published for presentation at your chosen conference will be on a USB stick given out with the delegate bags. There will be one USB stick combining all three conferences. Slides for workshops and short courses will be provided on a separate USB stick for those who register for one or more workshops or short courses.

No hard copies of workshop slides will be provided, but electronic download will be available ahead of the conference.

POSTER SESSIONS
The poster panels are located in the conference area, on level 3 on Monday and at the Exhibition as signposted on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

SPEAKER PREPARATION SPACE
A speaker preparation area is located in the conference area

EXHIBITION HOURS
The exhibition area will be located in Halls 20-23 as shown on the Floor Plans at the back of this booklet. As a registered delegate you will have full access to the exhibition area.

The exhibition opening hours are:
Tuesday 4th October: 9:30 - 18:00 (followed by the Welcome Reception)
Wednesday 5th October: 9:30 - 17:30
Thursday 6th October: 9:30 - 16:30

EuMA MEMBERSHIP

One can apply for EuMA membership by ticking the appropriate box during registration for EuMW. In general, membership applications received after August 1, or through the EuMW registration form are intended for the next calendar year. However, the discount for the EuMW fees applies immediately. EuMA membership fee is £19 for Professionals and £11 for Students. EuMA offers a three-year free membership for people residing in NIS and some African countries.

EuMA membership provides access to the restricted part of the EuMA website, e.g., the Knowledge Centre which presently contains over 18,000 papers published under the EuMA umbrella. Full texts are available to EuMA members only, who can make as many copies as they wish, at no extra-cost. Furthermore, EuMA members are entitled to free electronic access to the ‘International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies’, which is published annually with 8 issues.

There is a special offer when subscribing to both Membership and printed Journal: £50 for Professionals, £43 for Students.

HOTELS AND TRAVEL

HOTEL RESERVATION
Horizon House has teamed up with Connex Hotels and Events, our preferred hotel booking supplier, to offer you the ability to book your accommodation for this exhibition at the most competitive rates available. It is very easy to make an immediate hotel booking.
Simply visit the booking page http://www.connexhotelsandevents.com/eumw-2016-london.html and make your booking, or email
sally@connexhotelsandevents.com. You will find a wide range of accommodation to suit every budget. Alternatively, see the hotel
booking pages within this programme.


GETTING TO EXCEL LONDON
London can easily be reached by plane and is served by six international airports and a very convenient railway system. Details
of how to reach ExCeL can be found at http://ExCeL.london/visitor/getting-here

By London Underground
The Jubilee Line and the DLR (The Docklands Light Railway) are the quickest routes to ExCeL London. Alight at Canning Town on the
Jubilee Line and change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train for ExCeL:
Prince Regent for ExCeL (for the east entrance or the ICC London.)
Visit https://tfl.gov.uk for information on routes and timetables.
By Rail
Rail services in the UK are run by a set of private train operating companies. Your point of departure will determine the best service to take and at what station your train will arrive into London.

London’s main rail stations are:
• Charing Cross (27 minutes from ExCeL)
• Euston (32 mins)
• King’s Cross/St Pancras International (32 mins)
• Liverpool Street (26 mins)
• London Bridge (16 mins)
• Marylebone (31 mins)
• Moorgate (26 mins)
• Paddington (32 mins)
• Victoria and Waterloo

Train tickets can be booked via:
https://www.thetrainline.com
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk
http://www.eurostar.com/uk-en

Typically, booking your tickets early will secure you the best possible fare.

By air
London has six international airports. If you are flying into the capital to attend an event at ExCeL, we recommend using London
City Airport if you can as it is less than a mile from the venue. From London City Airport, it takes just 5 minutes by taxi or 15 minutes
by DLR (Docklands Light Railway) to get to ExCeL. The airport has 350 flights per day, from over 40 international destinations including Amsterdam, Dublin, Madrid, Nice, Frankfurt, Rome and Zurich.

London City Airport
Average journey time by public transport: 15 mins
• Depart London City Airport, taking the DLR west towards Canning Town
• Change at Canning Town, heading east on the DLR towards Beckton
• Arrive Prince Regent for ExCeL (East)

Gatwick Airport
Average journey time by public transport: 1 hour
• Depart Gatwick train station, heading towards London Victoria on the Gatwick Express or Southern Trains. From Victoria, head east
on the Circle (yellow) or District (green) line
• Change at Westminster, heading east on the Jubilee line (grey)
• Change at Canning Town, heading east on the DLR towards Beckton
• Arrive Prince Regent for ExCeL (East)

Heathrow Airport
Average journey time by public transport:
1 hour 30 mins.
• When using the Heathrow Express, you can pre-book tickets at a discounted price
• Depart Heathrow Airport on the Heathrow Express, heading to London Paddington
• From Paddington, head east on the Bakerloo line (brown)
• Change at Baker Street, heading south on the Jubilee Line (grey)
• Change at Canning Town, heading east on the DLR towards Beckton
• Arrive Prince Regent for ExCeL (East)

Stansted Airport
Average journey time by public transport: 1 hour 10 mins
• Depart Stansted, heading to London Liverpool Street on the Stansted Express
• From Liverpool Street, head west on the Central Line (red)
• Change at Bank for the DLR towards Beckton
• Arrive Prince Regent for ExCeL (East) Luton Airport
Average journey time by public transport: 1 hour 40 mins
• Depart Luton, heading towards London Blackfriars on the Thameslink Service
• From Blackfriars, head west on the Circle (yellow) or District (green) line
• Change at Westminster, heading east on the Jubilee line (grey)
• Change at Canning Town, heading east on the DLR towards Beckton
• Arrive Prince Regent for ExCeL (East)

Southend Airport
Average journey time by public transport: 1 hour 34 mins
• Depart Southend Airport, heading towards London Liverpool Street on the Abellio Greater Anglia service
• From Liverpool Street, head west on the Central Line (red)
• Change at Bank for the DLR towards Beckton
• Arrive Prince Regent for ExCeL (East)

Parking
All onsite parking is pay and display, with the exception of the Royal Victoria multi-storey car park. Parking in the Royal Victoria
multi-storey car park can be paid for at one of the three pay points located within the car park (on level two and level zero) at the end
of your visit. All machines accept cash and credit card.

Accessible Parking - ExCeL London offers 158 accessible parking spaces, located within close proximity of the venue. Spaces are
available to blue badge holders only and badges must be displayed at all times. Accessible parking is charged at the normal rate. For
enquiries on accessible parking, please call +44 (0)20 7069 4568 (within office hours).

River & Cable Car
Take the scenic route to the ExCeL London by river or cable car, and turn your trip to ExCeL into a tour of London you’ll never forget. A cabin arrives every 30 seconds and flights last approximately 10 minutes - except during peak commuter times when it runs a bit
quicker. For real time service updates and planned maintenance closures, visit https://tfl.gov.uk/emiratesairline

Or travel by boat?
The route is serviced by MBNA Thames Clippers; the fastest & most frequent boat fleet on the river with departures from major London piers every 20 minutes. When travelling to ExCeL London, alight at North Greenwich Pier for the O2, where you can use the Emirates Air Line Cable Car for a quick journey to the venue campus. See full list of fares here http://www.thamesclippers.com/route-time-table/pricescycling

Cycling
To plan your cycling route to ExCeL, please visit the TfL website and
search for ExCeL London by postcode - E16 1XL.

If you are using satellite navigation to cycle to the venue, we recommend using postcode - E16 1DR. For more information and to
see a map of the route, please visit https://tfl.gov.uk/

In addition, ExCeL London has 60 cycle racks which are free to use. More at http://www.eumweek.com/conferences/How-to-Get-Here.html

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

CYBER CAFÉS AND WIFI
The cyber café, sponsored by CST, is located in the exhibition hall.
WiFi is available in the conference area only on level 3.

CLOAKROOM
A cloakroom is located within the ExCeL Boulevard. Storage is charged at £1.00 per Item.

PERSONAL INVITATION
To verify whether you will need a visa invitation letter in order to attend EuMW 2016, please go to www.gov.uk. Contact Dr
Christopher Duff, Lecturer at School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL via
EuMW.Visa@manchester.ac.uk with your request for letters.

INSURANCE
It is highly recommended that all participants carry the proper travel and health insurance, as the organiser cannot accept any liability for any accidents or injury that occur during or when travelling to the event. Please also insure that personal items are covered for loss, damage or theft either through a personal policy or by a corporate policy. We cannot accept any liability for personal items that are lost, damaged or stolen during or travelling to and from European Microwave Week 2016.

ELECTRICITY
Electricity is supplied at 240V, 50Hz. UK 3-pin plug.

SOCIAL EVENTS & PARTNER PROGRAMME
Full details of the social events & dinners that are taking place during EuMW 2016 can be found in the ‘Social Events & Partner Programme’ section of this website.

CREDIT CARDS
All major hotels and most restaurants and shops will accept credit cards. It is advisable to carry other identification as well. Visa and
MasterCard are the most widely accepted cards.

SHOPPING & SIGHTSEEING
London is the city that has everything. There are so many places to shop, tour, eat and be merry you will literally be spoilt for choice.
ExCeL has put together a number of guides that will help you to plan your time away from European Microwave Week:
http://ExCeL.london/exhibitor/after-hours

Top attractions include The British Museum, The Coca-Cola London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral, The National Gallery, The Natural History Museum, The Science Museum, The Tate Modern, Tower of London, Victoria & Albert Museum and Westminster Abbey.
For information on other top attractions, visit http://www.visitlondon.com  

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Future & Past Events

EuMW 2018 - Feria de Madrid, Spain, 23rd - 28th September 2018

 

EuMW 2016: London, U.K.

EuMW 2015: Paris, France

EuMW 2014: Rome, Italy

EuMW 2013: Nuremberg, Germany

EuMW 2012: Amsterdam, The Netherlands