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  PIERS2007 in Beijing, CHINA, 26-30 March, 2007
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PIERS2007 Guidelines

Instruction for Authors
Authors are invited to submit a one-page summary or full papers no more than 5 pages in English. Author(s) of the papers, when accepted, will receive instructions for pre-registration from PIERS Office. The presenting author is required to pre-register and pay a non-refundable pre-registration fee to PIERS Office. Each presenting author is limited to presenting no more than three papers. Inclusion of the paper in the Technical Program and PIERS Proceedings is guaranteed only after the pre-registration of the presenting author is completed.

Authors will be informed with username and password to login webpage when the paper is accepted. Authors can proofread papers, download Invitation Letters after login.

Instruction for Session Organizers
For session organization, please go to PIERS SURVEY

Session organizers or invited participants may be receiving multiple invitations from members of the various PIERS Committees or other session organizers. One need not be overly concerned with a session topic that might be in conflict or overlapping with topics of other sessions. Multiple sessions in the same technical area will serve to enhance the strength and interest of the area at the Symposium. The Technical Committee will schedule sessions of similar topics at different times over the Symposium period.

Each organized session should have eight to eleven papers that will not be subject to the regular review cycle. The session organizer have full authority in soliciting and accepting papers for the session. The allocated presentation time for each paper is 20 minutes that includes the time for questions from the audience. Each author is limited to presenting no more than three papers (including poster papers) at the Symposium and is required to register in advance. The names of the session organizers will be listed under PIERS organization on the web page, and in the printed version of all PIERS publications when more than 5 papers of an organized session are received. Each session is limited to no more than two organizers and the session organizer can designate a chair and a co-chair for the session.

There is no financial subsistence provided for our invitees.

Travel Guidelines

  • Invitation Letters --- Login to Download
    Invitation lettters will be sent to the authors via email after the paper is accepted. If you are not able to receive it due to unpredictable internet/email problem, please login PIERS webpage to download it.
  • General Information for Chinese Visa for Foreign Participants --- detail information
    "F" Visa is issued to an alien who is invited to China for a visit, an investigation, a lecture, to do business, scientific-technological and culture exchanges, short-term advanced studies or internship for a period of no more than six months. For detail and accurate information about visa, please directly inquire the Chinese Embassy in your country. Usually, the PIERS invitation letter is required.
  • Visa Form for Taiwan Participants --- Download PDF and DOC
    In order to obtain the official approval, please fill in this information form and return to PIERS office at your earliest convenience.
  • Hotel Reservation --- Download Hotel Reservation Form PDF and DOC

Guidelines for Presenters

  • Oral Presentations
    Each session room is equipped with a stationary computer connected to a LCD projector (beamer). Presenters choosing to use electronic presentation must load their presentation files in advance onto the central PIERS computer in the PIERS office and use the session computer for their presentation. Presenters are not allowed to detach the session computer and attach their own notebook/laptop to the LCD projector.

    Please load the presentation files to the PIERS computer no later than 12 hours before the scheduled talk. The PIERS computer is equipped with a USB port and a CD-ROM drive to transfer the presentation files (Power Point, Acrobat Reader, Windows Media Player and other main support available). A technician personnel will be available to assist you. Presenters can test their presentation at the PIERS office no later than half-day before their session.

    A standard overhead projector for transparencies is also available. Please do contact PIERS office in advance to make sure the overhead projector will be available for your scheduled talk.

    Scheduled time slots for presentation are 20 minute each, including questions and discussions. Presenters are required to report to their session room and to their session chairs at least 10 minutes prior to the start of their session. The session chair must be presented in the session room at least 15 minutes before the start of the session and must strictly observe the starting time and time limit of each paper and refrain from changing paper presentation sequence.
  • Poster Presentations
    Presenters are requested to stand by their posters during their session. One panel (about 100 x 200 cm) will be available for each poster. Pins or thumbtacks are provided to mount your posters on the board. All presenters are required to mount their papers one hour before the session and remove them at the end of their sessions.

Guidelines for Exhibitions & Corporate Sponsorship
PIERS2007 in Beijing also offers an outstanding exhibition opportunity to show high-technology and new product and promote the intercourse with experts. If your organization would like to get involved, please directly contact PIERS OFFICE via email.

PIERS07 Publications
Publications related to PIERS2007 will be

  • Technical Program
  • PIERS Online [ ISSN: 1931-7360 ]
  • PIERS2007 CD-ROM [ ISSN:1559-9450 ]

For Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications (JEMWA) or Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER) paper submission, please visit,

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