The following is a schedule of events for Microwave Update 2017.

More detailed and accurate information will be provided as it becomes available.

Please click >>> here <<< for a MUD Visitor's Guide to Silicon Valley dining, traffic, surplus vendors, activities, points of interest, etc.


Thursday, October 26th (gathering day)


All day
Self guided surplus tour; preliminary list >>> here <<<
TBD (AM and/or PM)
We are working to set up a tour of the Big Dish at Stanford. We are still finalizing the times and arragements.  If you are registered for the conference and want to take this tour, please send mail to mud2017.info@gmail.com with your arrival time and preferred time for a tour (AM or PM).   
TBD
We are working to provide activities of local interest for the ladies.
Evening
BYOB Hospitality suite at the hotel.  Check in lobby for room number.


Friday, October 27th (first day of the conference)


7:30 AM + Registration
8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Conference presentations (see >>> Content <<< for list of presentations)
12:00 to 1:00 PM Lunch break
Lunch is included in full conference registration price
1:00 to 5 PM Conference Presentations
5 to 7 PM
Dinner (on your own)
7 to 10 PM
Indoor swap meet (conference attendees only)
Evening
BYOB Hospitality suite at the hotel.  Check in lobby for room number.


Saturday, October 28th (second day of the conference)


7:30 AM + Registration
8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Conference presentations (see >>> Content <<< for list of presentations)
12:00 to  1:00 PM Lunch break
Lunch is included in full conference registration price
1:00 to 5:00 PM Conference presentations
Evening
BYOB Hospitality suite at the hotel.  Check in lobby for room number.
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Banquet, speaker and door prizes.
Dinner is included in full conference registration price.


Friday (27th) and Saturday (28th)


A vendor area will be available before, during breaks and after the conference presentation sessions.

A test and measurement area (noise figure, spectrum analyzer and VNAs) will be available during breaks, lunch and after the presentations.  One VNA wll go to 125 GHz and is available for a shorter time.    


Sunday, October 29th (73 and BCNU at MUD 2018)


8 to 11 AM Outdoor swap meet (open to public)