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Program & Social Program


Program Outline
Monday 9 September
8.30am-12.30pm Tutorials am
1.00pm-5.00pm Tutorials pm
3.00pm-6.00pm Registration
6.00pm-8.00pm Welcome Reception, Sponsored by Agilent,  CEA and IET

Tuesday 10 September
8.00am-5.00pm Registration
8.30am-8.50am  Official Welcome and Welcome to Delegates
8.50am-9.40am  Keynote Presentation: Where Has All The Spectrum Gone?,
Professor Hugh Griffiths, University College London.
9.40am-10.30am  Keynote Presentation: Some Issues in the Development of Metric     Surveillance Radar, Professor Wu Jianqi, East China Research Institute of Electronic Engineering. 
10.30am-10.50am  Morning Tea
10.50am-12.30pm  Concurrent Sessions
12.30pm-1.30pm  Lunch
1.30pm-3.10pm  Concurrent Sessions
3.10pm-3.30pm  Afternoon Tea
3.30pm-5.30pm  Concurrent Sessions including Public Lecture: Unlocking the Mysteries of Radar
Wednesday 11 September
8.30am-5.00pm Registration
8.50am-9.40am Keynote Presentation: Sea Clutter and Radar Complex Targets,
Professor Ali Khenchaf, Lab-Sticc UMR CNRS 6285 Laboratory.
9.40am-10.30am Keynote Presentation: The use of advanced radar in the Bureau of
, Dr Peter May, Bureau of Meteorology. 

10.30am-10.50am  Morning Tea
10.50am-12.30pm Concurrent Sessions
12.30pm-1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm-3.10pm Concurrent Sessions
3.10pm-3.30pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm-5.30pm Concurrent Sessions
7.00pm-11.00pm Conference Dinner, Sponsored by Defence SA
Thursday 12 September
8.30am-1.00pm Registration
8.40am-9.30am Keynote Presentation: Recent Advances in Micro-electronics Technology,
Laureate Professor Rob Evans, NICTA

9.30am-10.20am Keynote Presentation: Global Collaboration as a Source of Innovation: Case Study of
Affordable Phased Arrays and Dense Radar Networks,
Paul Ferraro, Raytheon

10.20am-10.40am Morning Tea
10.40am-12.20pm Concurrent Sessions
12.20pm-1.20pm Lunch
1.20pm-3.00pm Concurrent Sessions
3.00pm-3.30pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm-5.10pm Concurrent Sessions
5.10pm-5.15pm Closing Remarks


Nine half day tutorials will be held on Monday 9 September. Please see list below. Click on the speakers name for a link to their abstract and biography. The tutorials are an additional cost and bookings are to be made through the registration form. Please see the registration page for prices.

Morning tutorials:
1. Inverse problems in radar, Stuart Anderson, abstract and bio 
2. Foliage penetration radar – FOPEN, Mark E Davis 
3. ISAR – concepts and techniquesMarco Martorella 
4. Clutter modelling and their impact on radar design and performance, Simon Watts

Afternoon tutorials:
5. Radar imaging – From High Resolution radar to SAR processingFabrizio Berizzi
6. Overview of STAP TechniquesBraham Himed & Hongbin Li
7. Radar tracking techniques (includes Track-before-detect)Jason Williams & Sam Davey
8. Over The Horizon RadarGiuseppe A. Fabrizio*All participants registered for the OTHR tutorial will receive a FREE copy of the book "High Frequency Over-the-Horizon Radar – Fundamental Principles, Signal Processing, Practical Applications”, by Giuseppe A. Fabrizio, to be published by McGraw-Hill Education (July 2013).**

 **To order a copy of "High Frequency Over-the-Horizon Radar" click on the link below.

Social Program

Welcome Reception 

Date: Monday 9 September 2013
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Venue: Foyer, Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide on Hindley
Cost: Inclusive for Full and Student/Discounted registrations only.
Additional tickets:$45 incl. GST.
Sponsored by:

Conference Dinner

Date: Wednesday 11 September 2013
Time: 7.00pm – 11.00pm
Venue: Ballroom, Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide on Hindley
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost: Inclusive for Full registrations only.
Additional tickets: $100 incl. GST.
Sponsored by:

Barossa Valley Tour

Sunday 8 September
·         FREE PICK UP from Hotel Grand Chancellor on Hindley
·         A full day bus tour with expert commentary by driver/guide
·         Travel via the Adelaide Hills or main road straight to the Barossa
·         Wineries for tastings are selected by all on board or by driver/guide
·         Lunch at any restaurant or cafe of your choice (At Your Cost )
·         Visit the villages of Lyndoch, Tanunda, Nuriootpa & Angaston
·         Take in the amazing view of the valley from Mengler Hill
·         Meet the winemaker ( By prior arrangement )
·         Select the wineries you want to visit or follow the driver /guide to some of our favourites)
Minimum of 10 people required. Cost: from $52.50 - this will vary depending on the amount of people attending. Cost does not include lunch.
To register your interest, please contact