EDI CON Online 2020, an interactive event that was held every Tuesday in October 2020, provided training and keynote sessions for engineers working on RF, microwave, EMC/EMI, signal integrity, and power integrity designs. The event, which held live online sessions that are now available on demand, displayed impressive results for its second year with more than 1600 unique live attendees and 6900 total sessions attended to date. As compared to its inaugural year in 2019, the number of attended sessions grew by 45+%.

Participants noted their overall satisfaction with the event. 98% of attendees surveyed said they would attend another EDI CON Online conference, 97% would recommend the event to a colleague, and a combined 97% of attendees rated the sessions as excellent or good.

An attendee who shared feedback stated, “Excellent content from the presenters. Strongly recommend both industry and academia to attend EDI CON Online.” And another response, “Thank you. Well done. Excellent speakers. Format for talks and timing made it easier to fit into my schedule.”

Over a span of four weeks, EDI CON Online 2020 consisted of 44 speakers, 4 plenary keynote talks, 20 technical sessions, and 16 sponsored workshops. Platinum sponsors: Keysight Technologies, Samtec, and Rohde & Schwarz delivered engaging keynote video presentations. The technical sessions and workshops offered opportunities for attendees to ask questions during live Q&A sessions.

Event organizers have already announced the EDI CON Online 2021 dates. The online conference will take place every Wednesday in August 2021, with a plan to present sessions over four consecutive weeks (August 4, 11, 18, and 25) which will be organized into the following tracks: 5G/Wi-Fi/IoT; PCB/Interconnect; Signal Integrity/Power Integrity; and Radar/Automotive/SATCOM.

Platinum, workshop, and track sponsorships are now available for 2021. Interested sponsors can contact their Microwave Journal and Signal Integrity Journal sales representatives for more information or go to www.edicononline.com. You can still register and watch the 2020 sessions on demand. Registration for the 2021 event will open in the late spring of 2021.