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Electronics Materials & Processes for Space EMPS Workshop

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 8:00 am / Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:00 pm CEST

Electronics Materials & Processes for Space

The ninth Electronic Materials and Processes for Space workshop will be held in Switzerland, at Y-Parc in Yverdon-les-Bains, EMPS Workshop.

The EMPS workshop is hosted by the Swiss Welding Institute (SWI).

The timetable of events leading to the workshop is as follows:

  • Extended deadline for submission of Abstracts: 18 February 2018 (Download the CALL FOR ABSTRACTS)
  • Confirmation of acceptance of abstracts: 2 March 2018
  • Deadline for registration: 30 March 2018 (Download the REGISTRATION FORM)
  • Full presentation slides provided to the organisers: 13 April 2018
  • Deadline for payment of the registration invoices: 15 April 2018.

Organising Committee
Co- Chairmen: Jussi Hokka, ESA/ESTEC; and Misha Filip, University of Portsmouth (UoP) with Randoald Múller and Christian Benoit from the SWI.
Programme Committee
Co- Chairmen: Barrie Dunn, UoP; and Jussi Hokka, ESA/ESTEC; and Members: Martin Wickham (NPL), Tommaso Ghidini ESA/ESTEC, Stan Heltzel ESA/ESTEC, Carole Villette ESA/ESTEC.

ALTER TECHNOLOGY GROUP will participate at EMPS presenting two papers:

EMPS Workshop Timetable

The workshop will open on 25 April from 8:30 in the morning. It is advisable to arrive to Yverdon-les-Bains on the previous day. The workshop will have around 20 presentations and will close in the afternoon of the 26th April, allowing evening travel home.

On the evening of the first day, there will be a social event organised by the hosts. It will start with a coach trip to the International Centre of Art Mechanics in Sainte-Croix and be followed by a gala dinner at the Grand Hôtel des Rasses. It will be a most memorable occasion.

EMPS Workshop Registration

The workshop registration for all participants is CHF200 (or EUR170). This essentially covers the direct costs for the provision of catering (coffee breaks and lunches over both days), coach tour and the social dinner. The facilities and services of the hosts are sponsored by the hosts themselves. Participants will be able to bring a guest to the social event at the additional cost of CHF70 (or EUR60). All costs are inclusive of taxes.

Please download the Registration Form (Save link as…), open in Adobe Acrobat Reader, complete and return as soon as possible, but before 30th March 2018. The hosts (SWI) will invoice you for the appropriate amount in the currency of your choice (CHF or EUR).


Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 8:00 am
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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Y-Parc Swiss Technopole
Rue Galilée 15
Yverdon les Bains, 1400 Switzerland
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