2022 Speakers &
Symposium Chair

Our last event was held on April 19th, 2022 Tuesday: 8:30am-8:30pm at The Hotel Fullerton & at DNB Engineering. It was a success. We are planning new events now. Stay tuned for new cities, new topics, new speakers and new venues. Contact us anytime for questions or suggestions.

All of our speakers have at least 30 years of EMC/Safety experience. You will learn from the best. You will also be introduced to outstanding products and services from our exhibitors.

Symposium Chair
Cameron ‘Cam’ Jones

Cameron has been working with the technical community and with EMC/Safety customers for almost a decade. He has been an active member and contributor to the Denver IEEE EMC Chapter and has traveled throughout the Western US meeting with many different companies to help them achieve their testing goals. He is currently working with Caprock Technical Services.
Cameron Jones

Mark Montrose NCE

Mark Montrose is principle consultant of Montrose Compliance Services, Inc., a full service regulatory compliance firm specializing in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and industrial product safety. His consulting services include design analysis at the circuit, component and system level. Mark is a world-class expert on all aspects of applied printed circuit board and system design with a large international client base. Mark is an iNARTE Master EMC Design Engineer and past Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE EMC Society. He has presented technical papers at International EMC Symposiums worldwide. Mr. Montrose has authored several best-selling textbooks focused on EMC, including: EMC Made Simple® – Printed Circuit Board and System Design, 2014. Visit Mark at Montrose Compliance.

Mark Montrose

Shirish Shah

Shirish is the Founder and President of Compatible Electronics – an independent EMC test laboratory. He is also President of Compower Corp. Com-Power designs and manufactures a great variety of EMC test equipment. Mr. Shah was born in India and moved to the USA in 1972 for further education after receiving his B. Tech, EE from the Indian Institute of Technology. He received his MS EE from the University of Hawaii in 1973. By 1983, Shirish started consulting for EMC compliance design. He has given extended, indepth EMC training to more than 100 engineers, technicians and technical managers and facilitated a more focused EMC assistance and training to thousands of clients. Visit Shirish at Compatible Electronics.

Shirish Shaw

Doug Smith

Mr. Smith held an FCC First Class Radiotelephone license by age 16 and a General Class amateur radio license at age 12. Currently, he is an independent consultant specializing in high frequency measurements, circuit/system design and verification, switching power supply noise and specifications, EMC, and immunity to transient noise. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a former member of the IEEE EMC Society Board of Directors. He has lectured at Oxford University, The University of California Santa Barbara, The University of California Berkeley, Vanderbilt University, AT&T Bell Labs, and internationally at many public and private seminars on high frequency measurements, circuit design, ESD, and EMC. Visit Doug at D.C. Smith Consulting.

Doug Smith

Alex Nersesian

Alex Nersesian is an EMC Lead Engineer in the Phoenix area and also works as a consultant. Alex has experience testing with RTCA DO-160, MILSTD 464/461, Airbus, Boeing & NASA standards. He has worked on system, subsystem and component levels. He has an MS EE and over 20 yrs experience in Aero & Space industries. He has excellent knowledge of EMC fundamentals, physics, EMC design, analysis and RF systems. Alex built his first transmitter at 12; then at age 16 he built is first HF transceiver using vacuum tubes! Alex has built over 15 different transceivers for HF, VHF/UHF and Microwave. He loves to design & build equipment, experimenting and helping others. He is a great consultant, mentor, designer and Amateur Radio operator. He and his family are located in the Phoenix area; he cannot help but be particularly proud of his daughter Elizabeth and son Alex Junior Ryan.

Doug Smith

Homi Ahmadi

Homi Ahmadi is the Director of Compliance Engineering at Extron Electronics in Anaheim, CA and has responsibility for Extron global regulatory compliance affairs. He has extensive background in compliance which includes product safety, EMC, Energy Efficiency, environmental and international certification. He has been in the field of regulatory Compliance for more than 30 years in variety of industries including IT, AV and medical industries and specializes in product safety, EMC, Environmental and ISO 17025. He is a Sr member of IEEE. He has published numerous articles and has conducted seminars in the US as well as UK and Asia to aid manufacturers with product design and compliance activities. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Mid-Glamorgan in Wales-UK. He held the position of program chair at IEEE PSES in Orange County from 2008-2010 and again from 2013 to 2014.

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W. Michael King

W. Michael King, after a period of design and production in the professional audio recording industry, entered the field that is now known as EMC in 1960. He has been participating in the field of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) engineering for over fifty years. Within that period, he has been: engaged in the EMC definition, design, evaluation, implementation, management and execution of well over (an estimated) one thousand programs and projects; engaged in contracts with over 1,000 project and systems developers with over 400 clients. Dr. King has authored a major work on the subject of EMC, entitled, “EMCT: Electromagnetic Compatibility Tutorial”,
released2 by the IEEE Standards Information Network, and Elliott Laboratories.

Dr. King’s full profile and Curriculum Vitae may be seen at www.wmichaelking.com.

Please also visit: www.systemsemc.com.

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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.


Absolute EMC
Amplifier Research
Avalon Test Equipment
Caprock Technical Services
DNB Engineering
Gauss Instruments
HV Technologies
InCompliance magazine
Leader Tech
lightning emc
Microwave Vision Group
Ophir RF
rhode schwartz
Toyo Corportation

The EMCmini Symposium is NEW for 2022

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?