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Call for Speakers: MEMS Technical Congress 2016
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When: Submission Deadline: October 16, 2015
Where: Submit your abstract online
Presenter: MEMS Industry Group
Contact: Monica Takacs

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MEMS Technical Congress® 2016 - Deadline extended to October 16

Location:  Munich, Germany

Fraunhofer EMFT and Sofitel Munich Bayerpost
7-8 March 2016

Conference Theme: “Addressing the Technical Challenges of MEMS and Sensors for the Next Decade of Growth”
Submission Deadline: 16 October 2015
Click here to submit your proposal.

MEMS Industry Group (MIG) is pleased to announce the call for speakers for MEMS Technical Congress. Our goal is to present original, unique, and compelling content for our audience and we invite and encourage your company to submit an abstract!

MEMS Technical Congress, now in its 16th year, was once only accessible to MIG members but is now open to all MEMS and sensors companies and collaborators. MEMS Technical Congress is your focused opportunity to collaborate and address the important technical hurdles common to MIG members and their customers, suppliers, and partners.  The theme is Addressing the Technical Challenges of MEMS and Sensors for the Next Decade of Growth.

If you are interested in speaking at MEMS Technical Congress, please click here to submit your abstract.  Your abstract must be submitted via the form to be considered. MIG seeks forward-looking technical presentations that focus on products and applications on the cusp of commercialization.

Additionally, MIG seeks content on how the following topics affect the MEMS and sensors supply chain as it relates to this year’s theme – Addressing the Technical Challenges of MEMS and Sensors for the Next Decade of Growth:

1.     Automotive (Autonomous and Automated)

2.     Smart Homes

3.     Smart Services

4.     Industrial

5.     Medical/Health/Quality of Life/Telemedicine

6.     Agriculture

7.     Environmental

8.     Emerging Sensors

9.     Higher Integration

10.   Test

11.   Packaging

12.   Standards

13.   Power

14.   Printed Flexible Electronics

15.   Energy Harvesting

16.   Global Connectivity/Wireless Networks for Internet of Things

14.   Other relevant topics

If your company is interested in presenting, please complete the form here; due 16 October 2015. Speakers will be notified before 1 December 2015.


MEMS Technical Congress target audience includes CTOs, VPs of Engineering, design engineers, architects, product development engineers, academics, and researchers.


  • All presentations should include practical recommendations for what the MEMS and sensors industry can do to address commercialization issues from a technical perspective. Preference will be given to abstracts that clearly outline a path forward and articulate a call-to-action.
  • Presentations must be 20 minutes in length with 10 minutes for Q&A
  • Presentations must be given to MIG in .PPT format
  • 16 October 2015 – Abstract submission period closes
  • November - December 2015 – MEMS Executive Congress speakers notified of acceptance
  • 1 February 2016 – Full presentations due in PowerPoint format
  • There is no fee to submit an abstract. If your abstract is selected, MEMS Industry Group offers a discounted registration fee, but all travel and accommodation costs will be covered by the speaker. No other compensation will be provided.
  • Accepted speakers will be required to sign and submit a speaker agreement, provide a bio and headshot within a week of the speaker agreement letter being sent, and provide an electronic copy of their presentation by 1 February 2016 in.ppt format.
  • All selected speakers understand that their final presentations will be available to both attendees of MEMS Technical Congress and to MIG members in the MIG Resource Library in PDF format.

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