EMC Fest 2022



EMC Fest '2022

NEW DATE: May 12, 2022

Dear EMC Fest Attendee.
Due to the COVID-19 Virus, we postponed our annual event until May 12, 2022.
Our speakers were accommodating to move their schedule as well.
We would like to keep your EMC Fest 2020/2021 reservation however we will allow anyone to cancel up to April 1, 2022.  

Topics: See Agenda Below

Important Registration Information - Please read First!

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 Location: Embassy Suites 19525 Victor Parkway, Livonia, Michigan,48152, USA


EMC Case Studies, Pre-Compliance Testing, Simulation Examples and Switch Mode Power Supplies - Dr. Bogdan Adamczyk, Jim Teune and Scott Mee.


Dr Adamczyk is the author of Foundations of Electromagnetic Compatibility: with Practical Applications.   EMC Fest registrants can purchase this book for 20% off using code ENG20 at checkout at www.wiley.com or on Amazon.com

Note: Early Registration Prices end April 17 at 12:01 AM



IEEE Members Registered Before  April 17


Non-Members Registered Before April 17


IEEE Student Members Before April 17


Vendor Extra Staff Before April 17


Retired / Unemployed / Life  IEEE Members Before April 17  


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NO REFUNDS AFTER April 17, 2022.

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  Date and Time




  • Date: 12 May 2022
  • Time: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Michigan
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  • 19525 Victor Parkway
  • Livonia, Michigan
  • United States 48152
  • Building: Embassy Suites

  • Scott Lytle Registrar.  scott@emcsociety.org 



  • Starts 01 February 2021 07:47 AM
  • Ends 05 May 2022 05:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Michigan
  • Admission fee ?
  • Menu: Regular, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Vegan



See Agenda



Dr. Bogdan Adamczyk is professor and director of the EMC Center at Grand Valley State University where he develops EMC educational material and teaches EMC certificate courses for industry (www.gvsu.edu/emccenter/). He is an iNARTE certified EMC Master Design Engineer. Prof. Adamczyk is the author of the textbook “Foundations of Electromagnetic Compatibility with Practical Applications” (Wiley, 2017). He has taught numerous EMC courses for industry and authored over 50 publications on EMC education, measurement and testing. He is a technical editor for Interference Technology Magazine and writes a monthly column “EMC Concepts Explained” for In Compliance Magazine. He can be reached at adamczyb@gvsu.edu


Jim Teune is a co-founder and EMC Specialist at E3 Compliance which focuses on EMC and High-speed design, analysis and pre-compliance testing. He is an iNARTE certified EMC Engineer and Master EMC Design Engineer. Jim is an industrial partner of the EMC Center at Grand Valley State University and supports STEM activities.  He has co-authored several papers for IEEE and ASEE (American Society of Engineering Educators) as well as articles for In Compliance Magazine.  He can be reached at jim@e3compliance.com


Scott Mee is a co-founder and EMC specialist at E3 Compliance which focuses on EMC and High-speed design, analysis and pre-compliance testing. He is an iNARTE certified EMC Engineer and Master EMC Design Engineer.  He has co-authored and presented numerous technical articles through the IEEE EMC symposia and publications. Scott is an industrial partner of the EMC Center at GVSU and supports academic and student activities to further EMC learning at the University.  He can be reached at scott@e3compliance.com

Address:Michigan, United States


  Program Outline: Thursday May 12, 2022

6:00   Vendor Table Setup (till 8:30)  


Session 1 – EMC Concepts: Case studies of Passive Components, Power Distribution Network, and EMC Filters

This session begins with a case study of passive circuit components including the PCB trace itself. The non-ideal models of resistors, capacitors, inductors and PCB traces are represented by a specific RLC network consisting of the intended component and the parasitics. We will show that a PCB trace has the same impedance signature as an inductor and effectively constitutes the fourth passive circuit component.

10:00   Break & Exhibits  


Session 2 – Developing a practical EMC pre-compliance test laboratory and key diagnostic tools/methodology

This session covers lessons learned from developing test, measurement and diagnostic laboratories.  This past experience comes from developing accredited EMC laboratories for industry and diagnosing EMC issues in a wide range of industries and product types.

There are significant cost and time savings with upfront test and diagnostic activity of new product development.  Pre-compliance testing enables these savings when applied effectively.  Developing pre-compliance and diagnostic test capabilities with low budgets will help small companies or corporate teams justify and create their own in-house capability.  Having a capital plan for upgrading the lab capabilities will enable continued growth and expertise to meet the demands and emerging trends of new technologies.  We will identify must-have diagnostic tools and a mindset for testing and troubleshooting product EMC failures quickly.


12:00   LUNCH


Session 3 – Practical and applied simulation examples (EMC test models, PDN analysis, PCB design rule checker)

Practical EMC simulations are an important part of successful EMC designs.  Effective models don’t need to be perfect and can be simulated in a reasonable amount of time.  In this session we will see examples of EMC test models in Dassault Systeme’s CST Studio and how they can be used to help prevent and understand EMC issues.

We will also look at Power Delivery Network (PDN) analysis from the EMC perspective.  A poor PDN design can contribute to EMC issues such as radiated emissions and board resonances can amplify even the smallest signals into system level failures.  We can use simulation tools to evaluate the PDN and make improvements to decoupling and power plane designs.


2:00   Break & Exhibits 


Session 4 – Switch-mode power supplies: EMC Design, Diagnostics & Emissions Control

Power conversion is one of the bigger challenges facing the EMC Engineer.  In this session we will review common design issues that lead to emissions failures and measurement techniques to isolate the root cause.

We will explain Schematic and PCB layout techniques to mitigate emissions issues.  The three main sections of power converters will be discussed (Input section, switch node and Output section).  In addition, we will share some of the tools and techniques we have used successfully to isolate problem areas of the circuit and correct performance issues that cause EMC failures.

4:00   Reception 

5:00   Close of EMC Fest


NOTE: breaks will be scheduled at the speaker’s discretion. Table-top displays (exhibits) will be open during registration, lunch, all breaks, and the reception. Access to the table-top displays is available during the technical sessions, but the displays may not be manned during those times.            

Tentative Lunch Menu:


Vegetable Minestrone Soup

Caesar Salad

Warm Garlic Bread Sticks

Fettuccine Noodles & Penne Pasta

Creamy Alfredo & Tangy Marinara Sauce

Meatballs & Italian Sausage with Peppers

Spicy Broccoli in Chicken Broth

Coffee & Iced Tea

Hotel Information: Embassy Suites is offering a limited number of reduced rate King rooms using EMC Fest 2022 (hilton.com) for $129 which includes Internet, Pool, Cocktail Reception and breakfast buffet may included if COVID restrictions are lifted . You can get this special rate  if you reserve your room by  April 1, 2022. After which rooms and rates are subject to availability. The Embassy Suites Hotel is located 22 miles from Detroit Metropolitan Airport. From I-275 take the 7 Mile Road - East. Travel approximately 1/4 of a mile to Victory Parkway. Turn left on proceed approximately 1/4 mile. Embassy Suites will be on the left . Contact (734) 462-6000 to make arrangements. Airport shuttle is not available so plan a taxi , Uber or car to travel to the hotel.


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