Meetings and events

IEC representatives participate in global events related to standardization and conformity assessment activities. IEC also endorses partner events in many areas, including energy generation, storage and distribution
IEC General Meetings

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The IEC promotes the use of electronic tools wherever possible to advance day-to-day and technical work, and generally also organizes many face-to-face meetings, workshops and events.
IEC Meetings
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SES 70th Annual Virtual Conference
3-5, August, virtual
On the agenda: Join IEC CEO keynote on building the digital future of international standards, ICT international standards development, conformity assessment, diversity and inclusion, national standards for human research, innovation in standards development, sports standards and more
CIGRE 2021 Special Centennial Session (May become virtual conference)
21 - 25 August, Paris
This conference includes oral and poster paper submissions and discussions and includes a large exhibition focusing on electric high voltage equipment. Study Committee C4 covers the EMC topic and many working groups are active in the field of EMC.
2021 - The 34th URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium
28 August - 04 September, Rome (in-person & virtual event)
The GASS of URSI (Union Radio Scientifique Internationale) are held at intervals of three years to review current research trends, present new discoveries and make plans for the future research and special projects in all areas of radio science. The scientific programme will be organized around More... the ten URSI Commissions and will comprise oral sessions, poster sessions, plenary and public lectures, and tutorials, with both invited and contributed papers. In addition, there will be workshops, short courses, special programmes for young scientists, a student paper competition, programmes for accompanying persons, and an industrial exhibition. More than 1,500 scientists from more than 50 countries are expected to participate. Note that URSI Commission E covers the topic of EMC.
PAC World Global Conference
August 31- September 1 Virtual
Learn from experts at PAC World Global about new technologies or advanced applications of the existing technology for electric power systems protection, automation and control and implementing of the Smart Grid concept in the most efficient way possible. Hear from Laurent Guise who will present at More... the event and heads IEC Smart Energy Roadmap group of the IEC Systems Committee on Smart Energy and leads the digitalization of the IEC 61850 series of IEC TC 57, which covers power systems management and associated information exchange.
ELROMA 2021
6-8 September, 2021, virtual
IEEMA is organizing ELROMA 2021, 10th International Conference on Electrical Rotating Machines, Drives and Applications. Learn from experts about emerging trends in electrical rota design, advances in drives & smart control systems, testing, diagnostics, monitoring and standardization in motion cont More... rol systems, latest materials and manufacturing tech and more.
World hydropower congress 2021
21-23 September, Virtual (free event)
Join experts, industry leaders, financiers, policy experts, representatives from governments, international institutions and civil society in over 30 virtual sessions around clean energy, smart tech, incentivizing investment, tackling climate change, managing fresh water, achieving sustainability an More... d more. The event is free and open to all.
2021 Asia-Pacific International EMC Symposium
27-30 September, Nusa Dua, Bali (currently planned as in-person conference)
A full symposium and exhibition is planned covering all EMC topics. APEMC aims to share advances in all aspects of research conducted into EMC and to respond to the latest requirements by networking with the international EMC community. The symposium invites all engaged in the latest research and de More... velopment of the various fields of EMC to participate in the APEMC 2021 symposium.
Smart Grid Forums - IEC 61850 Week 2021
18 - 22 October, Gothenburg
On the agenda: utility management of IEC 61850 deployment programmes, hands-on practical guidance on specification, networking forum showcasing large-scale multi-vendor deployments of IEC 61850 within legacy and new substations, inter-substation and across DER infrastructure and cybersecurity challe More... nges.