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The Southeastern Michigan IEEE EMC Society Chapter Proudly Presents

EMC Fest '2003 

June 6, 2003

A Colloquium and Exhibition on Designing for EMC

Location: The Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, Michigan

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Industry renowned speaker and author:

Dr. Clayton R. Paul


The Dearborn Inn

With, Tutorials & Demos Covering:

"Principles of Designing for EMC"


The IEEE EMCFest'2003 speaker information:

Clayton R. Paul is Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Kentucky. He holds a BS from the Citadel, an MS from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Purdue University, all in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Paul has been a member of the faculty of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Kentucky since 1971. He has published numerous articles in professional journals concerning his research into the interference effects of electromagnetic phenomena in electronic systems. His primary academic interests are the modeling and prediction of crosstalk in cables and printed circuit boards.


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Note: The scheduled times and order of speakers may be subject to change without advance notice.

The Program

EMC Fest '2003 sessions will cover the following topics:

1. EMC Requirements for Electronic Systems Government Regulations and Quality Assurance Requirements

2. Non-Ideal Behavior of Components (Wires, PCB lands, resistors, capacitors, inductors, ferrites, electromechanical and digital devices, and component variability)

3. Signal Spectra How are the frequency and time domains related and why do we care?

4. Radiated Emissions and Susceptibility Simple models illustrating the variables which control these phenomena that are available to us as designers.

5. Conducted Emissions and Susceptibility. What causes these and what are the controlling variables that we as designers have at our disposal.

6. Crosstalk Simple models in terms of inductive and capacitive coupling and why shielded wires and/or twisted pairs may OR MAY NOT reduce crosstalk.

7. Shielding How can we get the most out of shielding?

8. System Design for EMC How to put this all together to produce effective EMC design.

Tabletop exhibits will be open during registration, lunch, all breaks, and the reception. Access to tabletop displays is available during the sessions, but the displays may not be manned during those times.

Hotel Information

The Dearborn Inn

20301 Oakwood Boulevard

Dearborn, Michigan 48124


*The Dearborn Inn Hotel is offering reduced room rates for reservations. IEEE Special Room rates of $119 are available (single or double occupancy), plus 14% tax. There are a LIMITED number if hotel rooms at this price. You must mention "EMC Fest 2003" to get this special rate and reserve prior to May 16th. After May 16th rooms and rates are subject to availability. The Dearborn Inn Hotel is located 15 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Transportation: Shared Airport shuttle service is available between the Detroit Metropolitan Airport and The Dearborn Inn 24 Hours per day. Contact the hotel to make arrangements.



Registered by April 15th


Registered by May 15th


Registered After May 15th ** and at door:


Non IEEE Member Additional Charge:


Full -time Students with copy of valid Student I.D., Postmark by May 1st:


Textbook: "Introduction to Electromagnetic Compatibility" Clayton Paul PRE-ORDER by 4/15***
Textbook: "Introduction to Electromagnetic Compatibility" Clayton Paul after 4/15 and AT THE DOOR

EMC Fest Record, with advance registration:


EMC Fest Record, additional copies ordered by May 1st:



* Please, do not mail after May 15th .

**Web Registration Closed at Noon EDT on 6/3/2003

***You may purchase the optional Clayton Paul textbook and he will personally sign it during the reception OR you may bring your existing copy and he will sign that as well.


IEEE EMCFest '2003 Committee

Coordinator & Treasurer
Kimball Williams
Underwriters Laboratories
248-427-6325, fax 248-427-5360

Exhibits & Publications:
Janet O'Neil
425-868-2558, fax 425-868-0547

Technical Program
Mark Steffka
General Motors Corporation

Registrations & Photography
Scott Lytle
Yazaki North America
6800 N. Haggerty Road
Canton, Michigan 48187
734-983-6012, fax 734-983-6013

Graeme Rogerson

EST Testing Solutions
47523 Clipper Street
Plymouth, MI 48170


*Available at EMC Fest only. Advance registrants receive one free copy at EMC Fest.

The registration fee includes one copy of the EMC Fest record, continental breakfast, lunch, and reception. The organizing committee reserves the right to substitute speakers, restrict size, or to cancel the EMC Fest. In the event EMC Fest is canceled by the organizing committee, registration fees will be fully refunded. Individuals that cancel their registration prior to May 15 will receive a full refund. No refunds will be made to individuals who cancel their registration after May 15th. Attendance is limited. Registration will be confirmed on a first come, first served basis.


Registrations may entered by using the on lineEMC FEST 2003 REGISTRATION FORM or PDF Registration Form and then FAX, email or mail back.

Please make checks payable to: EMC Fest '2003.

Please use the Registration form and then Mail checks to:

IEEE EMC Fest '2003
c/o Scott Lytle
Yazaki North America
6800 N. Haggerty Road
Canton, MI 48187

Please do not mail after May 15th.

Sponsored by the Southeastern Michigan Chapter of the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Society.

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