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Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium 

PIERS 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic, 06-09 July, 2015

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We are speaking the same language, Maxwell's Equations.
--- In memory of Jin Au Kong

The 36th PIERS, Prague,

Czech Republic, European Union

6-9 July, 2015

Important Dates

  • 5 March, 2015 --- Extended Deadline of Abstract Submission
  • 5 April, 2015--- Pre-registration Deadline
  • 15 April, 2015 --- Full-length Paper Submission Deadline
  • 5 May, 2015 --- Preliminary Program will be available online
  • 20 May, 2015 --- Advance Program will be available online
  • 5 June, 2015 --- Final Program will be available online


  • Banquet&Reception Reservation
    Symposium Reception: 19:00 - 21:00, Sunday, July 5, 2015.
    All conference participants are invited to a welcome reception at the conference hotel. The tickets are free and handed out on a first-come-first-served basis. Please make reservation in advance for the reception by June 20.
    Symposium Banquet: 19:30 - 22:30, Wednesday, July 8, 2015.
    Symposium banquet is planned for PIERS participants and their guests. A limited number of banquet tickets will be available. For all participants, the price is USD 60 per person. Please make reservation and pay by credit card (USD) in advance for the banquet by June 20.

    To reserve the tickets of Banquet & Reception, please download the form and email to PIERS OFFICE.
    BanquetReservationForm.doc, BanquetReservationForm.pdf
  • PIERS Onsite Check-In
    The PIERS technical sessions will begin at 8:00 on Monday, July 6, 2015. You're encouraged to register during 10:00-18:00, Sunday, July 5, 2015, at the registration desk/room located in the Top Hotel Praha. Registration is also possible in the Top Hotel Praha from 08:00 to 18:00 during the Symposium, July 6 - 9, 2015.
  • Guidelines for Poster Presenters
    One panel (about 84(W) x 120(H) cm) will be available for each poster.
    Presenters should indicate time slots of their presence on the panel and be present for interactive questions within the posted time slots. Each poster can be posted at 9:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 17:00, and all presenters are suggested to be present at least during 10:00 - 10:20 and 15:20 - 15:40. All presenters are required to put their papers on the poster panels one hour before their sessions start and remove them at the end of their sessions.
  • Guidelines for Oral Presenters
    Presenting authors should upload and test presentation files in the PIERS OFFICE no later than 12 hours before the scheduled talk. Presenters are not allowed to detach the session computer and attach their own notebook/laptop to the LCD projector in session rooms. PDFs and Powerpoint files for presentation are recommended. Movies or animations in MPEG, Windows Media, etc, should be tested in PIERS computer in PIERS OFFICE no later than half day before the session. Presentation files in USB disk, CD-ROM, DVD are acceptable by PIERS Computer.In a regular session, the time length for each talk is 20 minutes. In a focus session, the presentation time limit is 30 minutes for a keynote talk, 20 minutes for an invited talk, and 15 minutes for a contributed talk.
  • Calling for Papers --- PIERS 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic, on July 6-9, 2015 [PDF]
  • PIERS Guidelines [We strongly suggest authors visit the PIERS Guidelines before online submission.
  • PIERS Focus Sessions
    Each focus session should be focused on a specific hot topic that must be timely and reflect the future trends or the latest scientific advances in the area. The leadership of the conference will select the topics of focus sessions and the responsible organizers. The organizers may adjust the title of the focus session to make it e.g. more specific/focused and should make the best effort to ensure the high quality of the session by inviting high-profile keynote speakers (30 min for each; 0-2 keynote speakers for each focus session) and excellent invited speakers (20 min for each), etc. Some contributed oral talks (15 min each) are encouraged, however, quality must be very well controlled by the organizers with a typical acceptance ratio of less than 50%. Each focus session will last for a half-day (with a coffee break) or a full-day (with a lunch break and two coffee breaks).
    Note that in some cases the conference leadership would invite/encourage the leading scientist (or one of the few leading scientists) of a selected topic to give a keynote talk and also serve as a co-organizer of the same session to ensure the high quality of the focus session.
  • Best Student Paper Award
    To encourage more students to present their good research results in PIERS, Best Student Papers will be awarded after their presentation in PIERS 2015 Prague. About 4-5 winners will be selected by a special committee. Each winner will receive 500 USD cash award and a banquet ticket to attend the Award Ceremony.
    A student competing for best student paper award must be listed as the first author as well as the presenting author of a paper submitted for oral presentation. A full-length paper is required (by the Full-length Paper Submission deadline of 15 April, 2015) for the evaluation of the technical quality. The final score is 50%*(paper review score)+50%*(presentation score).
  • To become a Sponsor/Exhibitor, please download this Sponsor/Exhibition Application Form (DOC, PDF)
  • Contact Us

    * Inquiry about Hotel, Visa, Travel and other issues related to local arrangement, please contact:

    Local Organizing Committee:

    Prof. Jan Vrba, PhD.
    Czech Technical University in Prague
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering
    Dept. of EM Field,
    Technicka 2
    166 27 Prague 6
    Czech Republic, EU*

    Email: vrba@fel.cvut.cz
    Tel. office: +420 224352298
    Cellular: +420 603714097

    * Inquiry about paper submission, registration, and program schedule, please email to:
    PIERS OFFICE: office@piers.org and/or tpc@piers.org


                                                                          Contact PIERS OFFICE: office@piers.org