Welcome to EuMW 2017

 

We are excited that in 2017 the EuMW returns to Nuremberg, a uniquely fascinating European city, full of medieval charm. Bringing
industry and academia together, European Microwave Week 2017 is a SIX 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, and
• 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 confi rmation 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 fi rst conference session.

The registration area will be located at the entrance to the conference centre as sign posted. 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 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 Sunday 8th October,
the conferences and workshops are scheduled as follows:

• European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC) 9th - 10th October 2017
• European Microwave Conference (EuMC) 10th - 12th October 2017
• European Radar Conference (EuRAD) 11th - 13th October 2017
• Plus Workshops and Short Courses (From 8th - 13th October 2017)
• In addition, EuMW 2017 will include for the 8th year, the Defence, Security and Space Forum on 11th October 2017

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 2017 and remains open up to and during the event until 7th October 2017. During the event,
you can also register on site from Saturday 7th October 2017 (16:00 -19:00) and from 07:30 each morning from Sunday 8th October 2017 to Friday 13th October 2017.

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 may register for one, two or all three of the conferences. Registration at one conference does not allow any access to sessions of other conferences. Those who wish to register for two or more conferences will receive a discount on these registrations.

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.
No hard copies of workshop slides will be provided, but electronic download will be available ahead of the conference. Additionally,
all workshop proceedings will be available on a USB stick for all workshop participants.

INTERACTIVE POSTER SESSIONS
Authors of papers in the Interactive Sessions will have presentation screens to present their paper instead of the posters used in previous years. The presentation screens are located in the conference area on Monday and Friday and in the exhibition hall as sign-posted on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

SPEAKER PREPARATION SPACE
A speaker preparation lounge is located within the 'press centre' on level 1.

EXHIBITION HOURSThe exhibition area will be located in Hall 7A 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 10th October 9:30-18:00 (followed by the Welcome Reception)
• Wednesday 11th October 9:30-17:30
• Thursday 12th October 9:30-16:30

See the back cover for a full listing of the exhibitors (correct at the time of going to press).

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 €25 for Professionals and €15 for Students. EuMA offers a three-year free membership for people residing in NIS and some African countries.

The EuMA website has its Knowledge Centres which presently contains over 19,000 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, The
‘International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies’ is published annually with eight issues. EuMA members are entitled
to free electronic access to the Journal. There is a special offer when subscribing to both Membership and printed Journal: €67 for
Professionals, €57 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 event at the most competitive rates available. It is very easy to make an immediate hotel booking.
Simply visit their booking page http://www.connexhotelsandevents.com/eumw-2017-nuremberg.html and make your booking, or
email sally@connexhotelsandevents.com.

You will find a wide range of accommodation to suit every budget.


GETTING TO THE NÜRNBERG CONVENTION CENTER
The city of Nuremberg (German: Nürnberg) is located in the south of Germany and it is well connected to the European motorway, rail and flight networks, which allow easy access to the Nürnberg Convention Center (NCC). The NCC is connected by subway lines to the main railway station (about eight minutes) and to the airport (about 25 minutes).

Address: NürnbergMesse GmbH, Messezentrum 1, 90471 Nürnberg, Germany

By Car
Your navigation system will find the Nürnberg Convention Center by inserting the address: Karl-Schönleben-Strasse, Nuremberg, Germany or if you enter Messezentrum, Nuremberg as a special destination.

By Rail
Nuremberg is also well connected within the railway system. There are four different kinds of trains: ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), RE or RB (local trains) and the S (commuter train). The ICE trains are the fastest ones which run from Frankfurt am Main and Munich to Nuremberg in only 2.5 hours and 1 hour, respectively.

For more information on connections within the German railway system (Deutsche Bahn) visit www.bahn.com.
For more information on local connections and subway lines in and around Nuremberg visit www.vgn.de/home_engl/.

By Air
Nuremberg Airport (NUE) offers numerous direct flights from nearly all major European cities (more than 50 European direct connections are available). From overseas, Nuremberg Airport is easily reached by international flights via Frankfurt am Main or Munich. Within Germany, Nuremberg is also excellently connected by national flights. Possibly the most convenient international connection is via Frankfurt Int'l Airport and then onwards by train to Nuremberg. This takes approximately 2.5 hours.
For more information on connections to the Nuremberg Airport visit http://www.airport-nuernberg.de/English.

Free Public Transportation
Public transportation will be free for all conference delegates during the event in the local traffic network (bus, tram, and underground).
Detailed information on the tickets will be provided prior to the conference online and by email.

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

WIFI
Sponsored by CST, WiFi is provided throughout the conference centre as well as the exhibition hall. Login details can be found within your delegate bag.

CLOAKROOM
The cloakroom is located on the right as you enter the NCC Ost.

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 ensure 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 when travelling to and from European Microwave Week 2017.

ELECTRICITY
Electricity is supplied at 230V, 50Hz (socket type F ("Schuko plug")).

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
In the Old Town of Nuremberg you can feel the almost one thousand year old history. The special ambience invites you to extensive
sightseeing tours. Numerous shopping possibilities and the active art and culture scene of Nuremberg are always worth a visit.

Whether it is on the Main Market Square with its fruit and vegetable stalls under their red and white umbrellas, whether it is behind the glass facades of elegant shopping malls: Nuremberg’s inner city offers a unique shopping atmosphere with 500 shops in this historical backdrop.

During the week, you can shop here until 20:00. Picturesque roast sausage ‘’kitchens’’ invite guests to sample Franconian specialities, while star-rated restaurants offer culinary delights even for the most discerning palate.

Do not leave Nuremberg without
• having watched the ‘’Männleinlaufen’’, the clockwork on the facade of the “Frauenkirche” on the Main Market Square just five
minutes before noon,
• having looked down on the roofs of the city from the Imperial Castle, and 
• having eaten some of the famous Nuremberg roast sausages or a “Schäuferle”. 

For information on shopping and sightseeing, visit www.nuernberg.de/internet/portal_e/kultur.

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