The "2019 Joint International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility and Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Sapporo" (EMC Sapporo & APEMC 2019) will be held at "Sapporo Convention Center", Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, from June 3 to 7, 2019. EMC Sapporo & APEMC 2019 is the 8th “International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility” organized by IEICE-CS, and the first joint symposium under technical co-sponsorship by Asia-Pacific EMC (APEMC). We would like to invite all engaged in research and development in the various fields of electromagnetic compatibility to participate in this Symposium.

This EMC Symposium series has a long history and it has been held every 5 years. The first of its series was held in Tokyo in 1984, which was the first IEEE EMC Symposium held outside USA sharing sponsorship with IECE. Ever since the second in 1989, this symposium series has been sponsored by IEICE.


August 31, 2018 (Fri.)
Start of Paper Submission on the Web Site
December 24, 2018 (Mon.)
Deadline for Paper Submission
February 18, 2019 (Mon.)
Notification of acceptance
March 22, 2019 (Fri.)
Deadline for Final Paper and Registration

Call for paper


Those who wish to present their scientific work at EMC Sapporo & APEMC 2019 should submit electronically in two-column and either one-page format for abstract submission (in proceedings only, Oral/Poster) or full-length (four-page) format for paper (for IEEE Xplore Publication, Oral/Poster) submission through the on-line Paper Submission System at the symposium website. The paper must be written in English and follow the two-column A4 format of an IEEE Manuscript Template for Conference Proceedings. There are two types of scientific sessions for EMC Sapporo & APEMC 2019; “Regular Sessions” and “Organized Sessions”. The Regular Sessions will consist of contributed papers only, while the Organized Sessions will be arranged by the Session Organizers. 
  When submitting a paper, the author will be asked to select “2” session topics that would best match the contents of his/her paper for review. There are “15” session topics for the Regular Sessions, and more topics will be added for the Organized Sessions after the end of November, 2018. Submission for contributed papers will start on August 31, 2018, with the deadline on December 24, 2018. 
  All the contributed papers will be fully reviewed by specialists in the EMC field, and the review results will be notified to the authors on February 18, 2019. The authors of accepted papers must register for EMC Sapporo & APEMC 2019 and submit the final camera-ready versions of their papers no later than March 22, 2019. 

Topics of submission

Session Topics
EMC Management:
Laboratory Accreditation, EMC Education
EMC Measurements:
Standards and Regulations, Radiated and Conducted Emission and Immunity tests, Emission limits, Test Instrumentation & Facilities
Electromagnetic Environment:
Natural and Man-made noise source, Control Intentional and Unintentional Emissions
Electromagnetic Interference Control:
Shielding, Grounding & Meta-materials
High Power Electromagnetics:
ESD and Transients, Lightning EM fields and Currents, EMP and IEMI, Information Leakage
Spectrum Engineering:
Adaptive Interference Mitigation, Communications System EMC, Antenna and Wave Propagations
Low Frequency EMC:
Power System EMC, Renewables, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficient Technologies
Computational Electromagnetics:
Numerical Modeling
Signal and Power Integrity:
Chip, Package, PCB & Cables, Transmission Lines
Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials:
Nanomaterials, Nanotubes and Nanofibers for Gaskets and Absorbing Screens
EMC for Emerging Wireless Technologies:
Wireless Coexistence, Intra-System Interference, Wireless Power Transfer
Smart Grid
Power Electronics EMC:
Power Electronics Converters/Inverters EMI/EMC, Grid-Connected PV Systems, Wind Farms, Transportation & Vehicles EMC
EMF Safety & Biomedical Issues
Human exposure to ELF/RF EM fields, Biological Effects, Medical Application, Medical Devices & Hospital Equipment
* Some other topics are scheduled to be added for the Organized Sessions after the end of November, 2018. 
* After the symposium, all accepted and presented full-length papers will be included in the “IEICE Proceedings Archives”, and the “IEEE Xplore”. “No-show (not presented)” papers, however, will not be considered to be included in such databases.


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