2021 Symposium Program/Agenda

You should attend if:

  • You are new to EMC or Safety compliance, testing or assurance and you’d like better understand some of the issues that concern you.
  • You were tagged to be your organization’s in-house resource for EMC/EMI or Safety compliance.
  • Your company has experienced failures during compliance testing.
  • You are experienced in EMC or Safety but you would like to meet with other professionals or vendors.
  • You have been wondering about the impact of Global Harmonization on standards and testing.

Session 1
EMC Theory and Application Made Simple

Time: 8:30am – 10:00am

Presented by: Mark Montrose

Mark Montrose

Session 2
Equipment Required for Pre-Compliance Testing and Debugging Speaker

Time: 10:15am – 11:00am

Presented by: Shirish Shah

Shirish Shaw

Session 3
Using FFT – Powered T&M Hardware for EMC Testing

Time: 11:00am – 11:45am

Presented by: Alex Nersesian

Alex Nersesian


Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Session 4
Troubleshooting RF and ESD/EFT

(complete with sparks & a bit of ozone!)

Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Presented by: Doug Smith

Doug Smith

Session 5
Key to a Successful Global Market Access

Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Presented by: Homi Ahmadi

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Session 6
Development of Common-mode EMC Architectural Coupling Mechanisms; Impact to Functional Reliability; Partitioning Among Circuit Board Regions

Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Presented by: Dr. Wm. Michael King

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This is a great opportunity to get any of your questions answered. All of our speakers and vendors will be present during the entire event to answer your questions and provide any guidance you would like.

Social Gathering

An optional evening event is being planned. Details are still developing, but vendors and attendees will be invited to a nearby location for a convivial gathering. A light dinner and drinks will be provided.
Hotel Fullerton Night

The EMCmini Symposium is NEW for 2021

It is focused on the subject of testing for proof of compliance to EMC & ESD standards required by US and Global markets. From demonstrations and presentations, you will learn about detecting, localizing and reducing or eliminating unwanted RF energy from your manufactured RF devices.

Join us and get answers to the following:


  • What standards and regulations do I have to meet?
  • What are some of the key design principals?
  • How to do I troubleshoot a failing product?
  • Who can provide help?
  • What equipment is needed for in house testing?
  • What is the difference between ‘Pre’ and ‘Full’ compliance testing?
  • Why are Global considerations important and relevant to my success?