Call for Papers - 3rd Congress of Portuguese Committee of URSI

3rd Congress of Portuguese Committee of URSI 

Lisbon, 3rd and 4th of November

The Portuguese Committee of URSI is holding its 3rd Congress, on 3rd and 4th November, on the theme ''Radiocommunications: from the Earth to the Universe''. A series of national and international works and projects, connected to the proposed theme, will be presented at the Congress.

All interested parties are invited to submit original scientific communications in the following fields:

Main theme of Congress

Radiocommunications: from the Earth to the Universe

Other scientific themes

1. Electromagnetic metrology
2. Waves and fields: electromagnetic theory and applications
3. Radiocommunications systems and signal processing
4. Electronics and photonics
5. Electromagnetic noise and interference
6. Wave propagation and remote sensing
7. Ionospheric radio and propagation
8. Waves in plasmas
9. Radio Astronomy
10. Electromagnetics in biology and medicine

Scientific Committee:

Chairs of the Scientific Committees of the Portuguese Committee of URSI:

  • Prof. Nuno Borges Carvalho
  • Prof. Afonso M. Barbosa
  • Prof. José Nunes Leitão
  • Prof. Francisco José Oliveira Restivo
  • Eng.º José Pedro Borrego
  • Prof. José Carlos da Silva Neves
  • Cte. Eduardo Ludovico Bolas
  • Prof.ª Maria Emília Manso
  • Prof. Luís Cupido
  • Prof. Pais Clemente

Rules governing submission of papers:

Summaries of the communications should be submitted no later than 30 September 2009, in PDF format, by email to, identifying the applicable scientific theme. The official language of the congress is Portuguese, but communications in English and Spanish are also accepted.


Notification of authors: 6.10.2009
Submission of articles: 25.10.2009
Date of Congress: 3.11.2009

This year, the Portuguese Committee of URSI, with sponsorship from ICP- Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações, inaugurated the ''URSI Portugal Research Prize'', to be awarded annually in recognition of the best research in the field of radio-electricity. The objective of this prize is to encourage creativity and rigour in Portuguese scientific research work.

The Regulation of the 2009 prize, which will be handed out during the 3rd Congress, can be seen in the Portuguese Committee of URSI area of ANACOM's website, at www.anacom.pt