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Call for papers – Smart Systems Integration 2015

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

The organisers of Smart Systems Integration (SSI) 2015, which will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 11th to 12th March 2015, have issued a call for papers. Submissions are invited in a variety of categories. Applications that can be addressed in papers include: Smart mobility Smart health Smart energy Smart society Smart production The other…

Weka to publish official show daily for SPS IPC Drives 2014

Friday, July 4th, 2014

The official show daily for SPS IPC Drives will be published by the editorial teams from Weka titles Computer&AUTOMATION, Elektronik and Markt&Technik. It’s great to see Weka again supporting this event, which will be held from 25th to 27th November, especially in an electronica year, which places even greater demands on the journalists during that…

Elektronik automotive to stage two events on 24 September 2014

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

On 24th September 2014, Elektronik automotive will stage two parallel congresses at the Landshut University in Germany: the Wiring Harness Congress and the Automotive Software Congress. The magazine will also publish a special issue focussed on Wiring Harness and Vehicle Electrical Systems on September 19th. The events will address a variety of automotive topics, including:…

NEW to continue collaboration with PXI Show in 2015

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Good news for anyone who is interested in test and instrumentation: the PXI Show confirmed today that it will again run alongside National Electronics Week at The NEC, Birmingham from 21st – 22nd April 2015. The PXI Show will also introduce a dedicated breakout area in addition to stand space in 2015. Exhibitors will have…

Device Developers’ Conference shows small events can grow

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

The organisers of the Device Developers’ Conference have announced that more than 280 engineers, computer scientists and developers attended the Conference in 2014, an increase of 65% over the previous year. Whilst large shows really struggle in the UK, it seems that there is still an appetite amongst engineers to attend these smaller, focussed events….

Bits&Chips to launch new show in 2014: Smart Systems

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Bits&Chips have launched a neww show, Smart Systems, with the aim of “Connecting professionals in connected devices – from microsystems to square kilometer arrays”. The first event will be held on 19th and 20th November 2014, and is a combination of Techwatch’s established Dutch embedded and hardware events. Bits&Chips Smart Systems targets all industries and…

Call for papers – DATE 2015

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

The organisers of DATE 2015, which will take place from 9th to 13th March 2015 at Alpexpo in Grenoble, France, have issued a call for papers. DATE addresses all aspects of technologies for electronic and embedded system engineering, covering the design process, test, and automation tools, and includes both hardware and embedded software design. The…

Subcon invests in quality

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

I was pleased to see that Centaur has decided to invest in the Subcon show, and that the results of this investment were clearly visible as this year’s event looked rather more classy than previous years. With many of the exhibitors being SMEs that choose shell scheme stands, it was great to see the improved…

ICC Media running Embedded Forum at electronica again

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

ICC Media has confirmed that it will again run the Embedded Forum at electronica 2014. As a Premium Partner of the show, ICC Media has built up the 4 day electronica Embedded Forum to be an important part of the event. In addition to presentating live, all presentations at the forum are recorded and converted…

Markt&Technik to publish electronica 2014 show daily

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

It’s good to hear that, yet again, Markt&Technik will publish a show daily during electronica. The title will have a 50/50 split between English and German articles, and a total distribution of 60,000 copies, including being placed at train stations and hotels, as well as within the show ground. There will also be an editorial…

Another successful PCIM Europe

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

The organisers of PCIM 2014 have reported a slight increase in visitor numbers, with 8006 people attending the show. The 391 exhibitors was barely changed from last year, although they took up 20,000 sq. m of booth space, another increase on 2013. Napier also had a successful event, with some great announcements and excellent journalist…

National Electronics Week to return to annual schedule

Monday, May 12th, 2014

The organisers of National Electronics Week (NEW) reported that this year’s event attracted 4,300 unique visitors over the 3 days that the show was open. More importantly they have confirmed that the show will return to the NEC from 21st to 22nd April 2015. The event next year will also feature four sector events: Components…

Security remains a hot topic as 15000 visitors attend Infosecurity Europe 2014

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

The Infosecurity Europe 2014 show closed on 1st May, having attracted 15,253 (pre ABC Audit) industry professionals from 73 countries, showing how it remains one of the most important IT topics. It was clear that the event was a success as the aisles were jammed for most of the show, as the photos we took…

Interference Technology to run online event

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Interference Technology, has announced that they will run EMC Live, a virtual event, from 14th to 16th October 2014. The free event will feature roundtables, webinars and other practical information, and aims to help electronic, mechanical, and design engineers to improve their knowledge of electromagnetic interference and compatibility. This format is a great way to…

ELEKTRONIKPRAXIS to publish official PCIM newspaper

Friday, March 21st, 2014

ELEKTRONIKPRAXIS will publish the official PCIM newspaper, which will have a print run of 10,000 copies and will be published on all three days of the show. Editorial deadline is 1st May, with the advertising deadline the 7th May. Trade shows remain a very important part of the marketing mix in Germany, and it’s good…

PCIM organisers optimistic

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The organisers of PCIM are optimistic that this year’s show will be better than ever. They’ve announced that there are already 400 exhibitors, a slight increase over last year but a significant jump from 2012 when there were 365. With a number of clients at the show, we’re certainly looking forward to PCIM 2014.

Great video content?

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

We recently posted some thoughts about the most effective videos for our industry, written by Ian Poole of The site has just posted their Mobile World Congress 2014 video – what do you think? Is it the best way to communicate with our audiences?

PXI Show to co-locate with NEW in 2014

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

The organisers of the PXI Show have announced that the event will co-locate with National Electronics Week at the NEC Birmingham on 8th-10th April 2014. The PXI show offers Electronics Design, Test & Production managers and engineers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest developments in PXI from the industry’s leading experts, with both…

ecsn is offical Overall Sponsor of ES Live 2014

Monday, December 16th, 2013

The electronic components supply network (ecsn) has been announced as the official Overall Sponsor of ESLive 2014. It’s great to see that events are getting sponsorship from organisations such as ecsn, and I’m sure that their members will be able to benefit from the partnership.

UK conference addresses high reliability system software developers

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

The Reliable Software Developers’ Conference (RSD Conference) is a new event aimed at developers working on safety critical and other high reliability applications. The event will be co-located with the UK Device Developers’ Conference. MISRA are headline sponsors, lending real credibility to the event. The conference will cover topics including coding standards, test & verification…

5000 visitors to Electronics For You Expo Western India

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

It’s good to see shows being successful, and the EFY Expo Western India, which was held in Mumbai on the 21st to 23rd November definitely exceeded expectations. The organisers expected around 1500 to 2000 visitors, so the 5010 people who came through the door to see the 57 exhibitors was a real success. India is… launches

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Centaur Publications has launched a new website,, which provides news for the advanced manufacturing industry. Topics include finance, acquisitions, industry bodies, but information, environmental topics and Government. Whilst the site is closely linked to MWP magazine, I’m optimistic that the site will cover a broad range of topics related to advanced manufacturing, and the…

Weka to publish show daily for embedded world

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Weka will again publish the show daily for Embedded World in 2014. Whilst this is a long-standing arrangement, it’s still great to see a publisher committing to support events with printed show dailies.

National Electronics Week to return to the NEC in 2014

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

It’s nice to see that National Electronics Week will be back in Birmingham in 2014. The event will take place from 8th – 10th April, in Hall 2 of The NEC. Perhaps the most significant announcement, however, is a partnership between UMR and NEW, which will bring UMR’s Embedded Masterclass under the same roof. NEW…

Record number of paper submissions for DATE2014

Friday, November 29th, 2013

DATE continues to go from strength to strength, announcing they received 1,090 paper submissions, an increase of 8% from the previous year and the largest number of submissions they have ever achieved. Whilst the trade show and conference market remains a difficult one, it’s clear that with the right product event organisers in Europe can…