Call for papers

The Portuguese Committee of the URSI will hold its 13th congress on 17 December 2019, at Ramada Lisbon Hotel, in Lisbon, dedicated to the theme of “Space: Challenges and Opportunities”.

Aimed at encouraging young Portuguese authors, ANACOM will sponsor the Best Student Paper Award, that will be given to the best article submitted by a student who is also the first author and delivers an oral presentation of the paper at the congress, in pitch format of 3 to 5 minutes.

In order to compete for this award, applicants should express their intention in a specific form submitted together with the article. ANACOM reserves the right to require confirmation of the applicant's academic situation.

All interested persons are invited to submit original scientific articles in the following areas:

Main theme

“Space: Challenges and Opportunities”

Other scientific topics

1. Electromagnetic metrology

2. Waves and fields: electromagnetic theory and applications

3. Radiocommunications and signal processing systems

4. Electronics and photonics

5. Electromagnetic environment and interference

6. Wave propagation and remote sensing

7. Ionospheric radioelectricity and propagation

8. Plasma waves

9. Radio-astronomy

10. Electromagnetics in biology and medicine

The selected papers will be presented at the congress in pitch format of 3 to 5 minutes and subsequently posted on ANACOM's website.

Rules for submission of papers

The papers must be sent by 3 December 2019, by email to, and should have 2 to 4 full pages in PDF format, using the IEEE template, with two columns.

The first author will be notified as to the acceptance, or not, of the paper for oral presentation.

The official language of the congress is Portuguese, although papers in English and Spanish will also be accepted.

ANACOM-URSI Portugal Award

The Portuguese Committee of the URSI, with ANACOM's sponsorship, will also attribute the 'ANACOM-URSI Portugal Award'', aimed at distinguishing the best research work in the area of radioelectricity, containing a relevant contribution to science. The aim of this award is to contribute to stimulating scientific research work in Portugal. This distinction will be awarded at the end of the congress.

The papers must be sent by 3 December 2019, by email to The Regulation of the ANACOM award of 2019 can be consulted in the area of the Portuguese Committee of the URSI on ANACOM's website.


Submission of works: 03 December 2019

Congress: 17 December 2019