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LAPC 2017

The Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference

13 - 14 November 2017 | Loughborough, UK

CPD 18 hours

About LAPC 2017

On behalf of the IET and the Organising Committee we would like to invite you to participate to the 2017 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC 2017).

The conference started in 2005 as a UK national event to recognise, nurture and celebrate the research of PhD students in the field of Antennas and Propagation, but has morphed into the well-established prominent international conference. This year the conference is organised, for the first time, by the IET, but otherwise will preserve its unique character, format and atmosphere.

The format will remain single-track, and the programme will as always be centred on 12 invited talks by distinguished speakers divided into four themes.

These sessions will be interleaved with poster sessions during which we will have lively and fruitful discussions between the attendees and presenters, in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere which has become the hallmark of LAPCs.

We will continue to celebrate and reward excellent research through the awards such as the IET Best Student Paper Award, the Best Non-student Paper Award and the James R. James Lifetime Achievement Award.

We will remain at our favourite venue, the Burleigh Court Hotel, which has been a truly excellent host to all the past LAPCs, providing us with a highly popular venue as demonstrated by the hundreds of delegates (many of whom are regular attendees) who return each year to this small town in the middle of the English Midlands countryside.

LAPC owes its success to a small army of dedicated and passionate people, from the steering group and organising committee to past Chairs and volunteers, but above all the many regular participants who value this conference and make its attendance worthwhile for the next generation of antennas and propagation researchers.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at LAPC 2017.

Best regards,


Enrica Martini   Dr Enrica Martini, Wave Up S.r.l., Italy
Costas Constantinou   Professor Costas Constantinou, University of Birmingham, UK


Invited speaker sessions

We are pleased to confirm the following speakers have accepted our invitation to speak at LAPC 2017:

  • Matthew Angling, The University of Birmingham, UK
  • Marcio Aquino, The University of Nottingham, UK
  • Goutam Chattopadhyay, NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA
  • Brian Collins, BSC Associates Ltd, UK
  • Steven Harman, QinetiQ, UK
  • Zhirun Hu, National Graphene Institute, The University of Manchester, UK
  • Yi Huang, The University of Liverpool, UK
  • Andrea Neto, Technical University of Delft, NL
  • Talini Pinto Jaywardena, Spirent Communications, The University of Bath, UK
  • Yiannis Vardaxoglou, The University of Loughborough, UK

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Member - from £250

Non-member - from £295

Student - from £275