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7th MC / WG Meeting and Workshop (September 8-9, 2016)

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Download Final Program: MCM7_Aalborg_Final_Program.pdf

Meeting Schedule

September 8. (Thursday)

08:30 – 10:00Registration & Coffee
10:00 – 10:30• Welcome and practical details by Jan Mikkelsen
• Official opening by Nuno Borges Carvalho
10:30 – 11:30WG1 Session: Far-Field WPT Systems (Chair: A. Costanzo)
10:30 – 10:50Umut Bulus, “Energy Harvesting from Ambient Wi-Fi Transmissions”
10:50 – 11:10Ming Shen, TBD
11:10 – 11:30Marco Fantuzzi, Alessandra Costanzo, Diego Masotti, “UWB-UHF System with Improved Reader-Tag Distance”
11:30 – 12:30Keynote – Prof. Jacob Gavan, Holon Institute of Technology, Holon, Israel, “Hybrids, Microwaves and Laser Long Distances Wireless Power Transmission: Concepts, EMI and Biological Effects”
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:00WG2 Session: Near-Field WPT Systems (Chair: J. Kracek)
14:00 – 14:20Apostolos Georgiadis, Ana Collado, “Optimization of WPT Systems Transmitting Digitally Modulated Signals”
14:20 – 14:40Jan Kracek, Milos Mazanek, Emmanuel Le Guillou, “Optimization of Magnetic Field of Induction Coil for WPT”
14:40 – 15:00Hugo Santos, “Underwater WPT Design Considerations”
15:00 – 15:30Coffee break
15:30 – 16:30Keynote - Mr. Menno Treffers, Chair of the Wireless Power Consortium, “Mass market adoption of wireless power - the importance of non-functional requirements”
16:30 – 17:30Continued WG2 Session: Near-Field WPT Systems (Chair: J. Kracek) & Partner presentation
16:30 – 16:50Przemyslaw Kant, Jerzy Michalski, “System Concepts for Autonomous Wireless Charging of WSN Nodes in 3D Space”
16:50 – 17:10Motti Haridim, “Antenna's Near/Far Field Distribution and Region Boundaries”
17:10 – 17:30Davor Vinko, “Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek - Introduction and Research Overview”
19:00Dinner @ Duus Vinkjælder

September 9. (Friday)

09:00 – 10:20WG4 Session: Applications (Chair: L. Roselli)
09:00 – 09:20Jasmin Grosinger, “RFID Research Projects and Activities at the Graz University of Technology”
09:20 – 09:40Biljana Stojkoska, “Localization Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks”
09:40 – 10:00Lukas Goertschacher, Jasmin Grosinger, H.N. Kahn, D. Amschl, P. Priller, U. Muehlmann, W. Bösch, “UHF RFID Reader Prototype for Narrowband Localization of Batteryless Tags”
10:00 – 10:20Giacomo Paolini, “An Agile RFID Reader for Tracking Elderly People Occupancy in Indoor Environments”
10:20 – 11:00Keynote - TBC
11:00 – 11:30Coffee break
11:30 – 11:50Partner presentation
11:30 – 11:50Jan Mikkelsen, “New Laboratory Facilities at Aalborg University”
11:50 – 12:30Student paper contest & Closing session
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 16:00MC Meeting
16:00End of meeting

Social event at Duus Vinkjælder

Under the historic arches of the famous Jens Bang's Stone House from 1624, you will find restaurant Duus Vinkælder. Here you can enjoy the medieval atmosphere and unwind with a glass of beer or wine.

The restaurant serves traditional Danish lunch, or you can enjoy your afternoon tea here. In the summer time there is also outdoor serving so you can enjoy the hustle and bustle of Aalborg city centre while getting a bit to eat and drink.

Restaurant Duus Vinkælder is home to the Christian IV's Guild that welcomes foreign officials, when they visit Aalborg.

  • Time: Thursday, September 8 at 18:30
  • Address: Østerågade 9, 9000 Aalborg