Demystifying EMC 2022

Demystifying EMC 2022


January, 25 - 27
09:00 to 17:00 CET

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Demystifying EMC 2021 - virtual

Delivering expertise - high quality training - free to industry

Demystifying EMC in 2022 will be a fully virtual event, for the second year running.

Hear from leading EMC experts from Rohde & Schwarz and industry partners, live and online across 3 days, at Demystifying EMC 2022.

This online event offers various areas in which visitors can find out about the latest trends, methods and technologies in EMC; a live conference with panel discussions, learning videos, a networking area and a virtual exhibition. The internationally renowned EMC trainer Lee Hill will entertainingly demystify the secrets of EMC in his sessions on January 25 and 26, 2022.

Partners already announced for the 2022 event include Albatross Projects, AVL, CSA Group, Element Material Technologies, EMC Partner, Emitech, Eurofins E&E, Frankonia, Silent Solutions, Simulia, TÜV Rheinland and Würth Electronics.

Join us and discover the latest emerging trends and industry insights in EMC for 2022.

Event setup

Conference keynotes - live

Conference keynotes - live

The three-day conference covers a wide range of current topics in EMC. Morning keynotes by renowned experts create the framework for many topic-focused presentations during the day, from electromagnetic coexistence of medical devices, to the requirements for modern anechoic chambers, and in-situ measurements in the field, to name a few. After each lecture, visitors have the opportunity to ask questions live with the experts.

Educationl area - On demand sessions

Educational area - on demand

In the on-demand area, take full advantage of comprehensive educational resources providing a wealth of content from Rohde & Schwarz and our EMC industry partners, all offered free of charge to conference participants.

Virtual exhibition - on demand content - live chat

Virtual exhibition - on demand - live chat

Visit the virtual exhibition hall from Rohde & Schwarz, and our EMC partner companies, to learn more about new developments and products. Network virtually with the highly specialized EMC testing community worldwide.

Live chat functions will provide visitors with opportunities to discuss their individual EMC challenges directly with a wide range of EMC experts.

Networking area

Networking area - live

Want to know more? Need more details? Want to chat with other participants during lunch time?

Then join us every day at 13:00 CET for our networking lunch. That’s your slot to exchange your thoughts. We are looking forward to welcoming you in person.

Our speakers

Christina Gessner

Vice President Spectrum & Network Analyzers, EMC & Antenna Test, Rohde & Schwarz

Christina Geßner is Vice President at Rohde & Schwarz, leading the spectrum and network analyzer, and EMC & antenna test departments in the test and measurement division. Previous to her current role, from 2004 until 2018 she held various positions in test and measurement at Rohde & Schwarz, initially in strategic marketing, followed by application development, product management, and product development.

She began her career with Siemens mobile communications, representing the company as delegate to the 3GPP standardization process for UMTS and GSM/EDGE from 1998 – 2004. She holds a degree in RF engineering from the University of Hanover, Germany.

Dr. Bernhard Auinger

Head of Research Unit, Silicon Austria Labs

Dr. Bernhard Auinger is staff scientist and head of the research unit “Coexistence & Electromagnetic Compatibility” within the research center Silicon Austria Labs.

He holds a PhD degree from TU Graz in RF & Wireless Communications and has been investigating EMC in power electronics. Additionally, he dedicated himself to EMC in automotive in the semiconductor industry.

Dr. Ing. Johann Heyen

Director RF Development Center, Volkswagen

Dr. Johann Heyen is Director of Volkswagen‘s RF development center responsible for EMC and antenna development. From 2016 to 2020 he headed the E/E networking ECU & system functions development. He joined Volkswagen 2011 in the EMC department. Prio to that Dr. Heyen held various positions with Epcos AG, developing, producing and testing RF-frontend modules.

In 2004 he earned his doctorate degree from the Technical University of Braunschweig. He graduated as Dipl.-Ing. and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Braunschweig and the University of Rhode Island, USA, 1999 respectively.

Lee Hill, Founder SILENT Solutions LLC

Founder SILENT Solutions LLC

Lee Hill has over 30 years of experience providing hands-on hardware troubleshooting and design reviews to solve and prevent elusive regulatory and functional electrical noise problems. He is Founding Partner of SILENT Solutions LLC and GmbH, an electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and RF design, troubleshooting, and training firm established in 1992.

Lee teaches EMC worldwide and is a member of adjunct faculty at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and an EMC instructor at University of Oxford (England), He earned his MSEE in electromagnetics from the Missouri University of Science and Technology EMC Laboratory, where he studied under Dr.’s Tom Van Doren, Todd Hubing, and James Drewniak. Lee is the named inventor of three US patents for EMI control in electronic systems, and provides expert witness services for patent litigation.

Mohamed Al-Alami

Senior Field Applications Engineer, Würth Electronics

Mohamed comes from a power supply design and development background. He worked in the aerospace industry for 10 years designing power supplies on various civilian and military projects. In addition, he was responsible for EMC testing, filter design and compliance.

In the past 6 years before joining Wurth Electronics, he taught a variety of subjects at University towards a BTEC degree in electronics engineering. Mohamed Al-Alami joined Wurth in April 2015 as a Field Applications Engineer responsible for the South of the England, Wales and Ireland.

Michael Derby

Technical Director, Element Materials Technology

Michael Derby is Technical Director at Element Materials in their Connected Technologies group, supporting manufacturers and colleagues in the test and approval of radio enabled equipment. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the industry, with testing and approvals roles, including EMC, Radio performance, and RF Exposure SAR. He also provides training and technical support to the industry through advisory projects and seminar courses.

Within Element, Michael is a Certification Body for the USA and Canada; an EU Notified Body for the RED and a UK Approved Body for the RER. Michael is an active member of the REDCA (RED Compliance Association) and TCB Council as well as technical secretary of the EMC Test Lab Association.

Dr. Daniel Feyerlein

Director Business Management, Frankonia Germany EMC Solutions GmbH

Dr. Daniel Feyerlein is Vice President at Frankonia, a leading solution provider for EMC & antenna solutions. With more than 15 years’ experience in the field of product and project business, he is actively developing the EMC and antenna test market along with world-leading automotive OEM’s. In 2009 he got a Master of Science degree in strategy from Danube University in Austria followed by the doctor’s degree in Business Administration in 2015.

Daniel contributed to social science with a focus to production relocation, acceptance, and benefits along with the Country-of-Origin effect, strengthening competitiveness, as well as performance management and strategy.

Martin Wiles

Director Strategy, Albatross Projects GmbH

Martin holds a BSc in Physics (Bath University), MSc Microwave Electronics (Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris VI) and an MBA (Open University). He has over 30 years industry experience in EMC, Microwave and Wireless industries, including posts as EMC engineer, design and test of anechoic chambers and the design and integration of RF test systems.

He has published multiple IEEE technical papers and articles internationally. Martin is Secretary CISPR A WG1, a member of the UK National EMC committee and received the IEC 1906 Award for work on CISPR 16 in 2016.

Nick Wright

CEO, EMC Partner AG

With over 30 years’ experience in the EMC industry, Nicholas Wright holds the position of CEO at EMC PARTNER AG based in Laufen Switzerland. Besides his work at EMC PARTNER AG, he is also a member of the SAE AE2 lightning committee responsible for the technical content of DO-160 section 22.

EMC PARTNER AG is designing and manufacturing test equipment for commercial, military and avionic test requirements.

Our Demystifying EMC 2022 partners

Our Demystifying EMC 2021 partners

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