October 16-17, 2003, University of Oulu


General Information

XXVIII URSI Convention on Radio Science and FWCW meetings will be held at University of Oulu, Finland, on October 16-17, 2003. The meetings are organised by the Finnish National Committee of URSI, Department of Electrical and Information Engineering (Univ. of Oulu), Telecommunication Laboratory & Centre for Wireless Communications and IEEE Communication Society Finland Chapter. The meetings provide a forum for discussion of advances in the broad field of radio science and radio communications. The program will include contributed and invited presentations. October 16 is directed for FWCW and plenary sessions.

Conference Topics

The URSI convention highlights the following topics on radio science: Electromagnetic Metrology, Electronics and Photonics, Wave Propagation and Remote Sensing, Ionospheric Radio and Propagation, Waves in Plasmas (corresponding to the URSI scientific commissions A, D, F, G and H). Contributions from other topics on radio science are also welcome. Contributions in wireless communications should be directed to FWCW.

Abstracts and Conference Proceedings

At most four page papers of contributed presentations will be published in the conference proceedings. The abstract should be in final camera-ready form and submitted electronically in PDF format. Templates and samples are available for downloading from the conference web page.

Submission Procedure

Abstracts should be sent by electronic mail (in PDF format) to ursi2003@ee.oulu.fi. In the cover letter, please indicate your preference for the URSI or FWCW meeting and contact information. Accepted papers will be orally presented in the conference. Poster sessions will be organised only if there are too many papers for oral presentation. In this case organisers decide which papers are presented in poster session. The meeting language is English. For further details, see the meeting home page at www.cwc.oulu.fi/ursi2003 and www.cwc.oulu.fi/fwcw2003.

Author’s Schedule

Abstract submission August 25, 2003
Notification of acceptance September 15, 2003
Final version of the abstract (if reviewers recommend changes) September 23, 2003
Advance registration ends October 5, 2003

Registration Fees (in euros)

Type of registration Advance (before October 5) Late or on site (4)
Full registration (1) 80 € (30 € for students) 90 €
One day registration (2) 40 € 50 €
One day registration (2) 40 €

(1) Includes admission to all technical and plenary sessions, digest of technical papers, banquet, refreshment breaks
(2) Includes one-day admission to all technical and plenary sessions, digest of technical papers, refreshment breaks during the day (not banquet)
(3) Includes free admission to technical and plenary sessions
(4) Only cash payment on-site

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Created 18 June 2003 by Tero Suutari, CWC