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A collection of videos consist of a variety of lectures and instructional tutorials that the IEEE EMC society has sponsored over the years are now available for free to EMC Society member and a small fee to others.


Young Professionals Affinity Group and Electromagnetic Chapter (EMC) invite you to a meet-up in Ranch San Antonio Park in celebration of the IEEE Day (week) on Saturday Oct 8th:

To register click HERE

Location: Rancho San Antonio

Date/Time: Saturday Oct 8th, 10:30 am

Meet up Location: at the main parking park entrance then move to the tennis court to fold/launch the airplanes

Activities: 1) cake cutting AND paper airplane competition with a prize; 2) hiking (short trail <1 hour, easy hike); pizza (location TBD) (EMC Chapter is buying)

Trail: the one that goes to the farm

Park: either at the upper or lower parking lot or try at the nearby housing (don't be loud if you park at the residential area)

Contact: Caroline Chan or Marie Weber

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016

5:30pm: Networking/light dinner
6:30pm: Presentation
7:45pm: Adjourn

Water and soft drinks are free. Food is available for a small fee.

Location: 7layers


EMC in the Canadian Military - Hands-On and Practical Considerations


Kris Hatashita, Consultant


Military electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a matter of life and death as modern war-fighters rely on the safe, secure and reliable functioning of their devices. Military EMC includes aspects of electronic interoperability that are seldom or never considered in the commercial realm. This talk presents technical details of EMC consideration in tactical and strategic military operations. The topics discussed include hazards of electromagnetic radiation to ordnance (HERO), electromagnetic data security (EMSEC), counter improvised explosive device (CIED) EMC issues and includes first-hand experiences of work done in the Afghan theatre.


Kris Hatashita

Kris Hatashita has been an EMC professional for thirty years and has worked for industry and government organizations as an EMC subject matter expert. Currently, Kris is a consultant to the Canadian Department of National Defence for the Army Communications Group.