Upcoming global events

IEC participants may get discount on attendance fees

By Claire Marchand

The IEC regularly lends its support to key global and regional industry events allowing them to put forward IEC endorsement on their website and materials. We would like to draw your attention to several events that may be of interest to the IEC community.

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CIGRE/IEC International Symposium 2015 – Development of electricity infrastructures in sub-Saharan Africa

Cape Town, South Africa 26-30 October 2015

The Symposium invites transmission, distribution generation owners, system operators, suppliers, designers, traders, regulators, research laboratories and universities to exchange ideas for the development of electrical systems in Sub-Saharan Africa.

For registration, including programme, accommodation and tours, please visit the CIGRE website

Using and referencing ISO and IEC Standards to support public policyConference and training

Geneva, Switzerland, 2-3 November 2015

On the agenda: Discover how to reference standards in regulations, how they can help implement policy commitments taken at the global level and more.

Attendees: IEC and ISO Members, regulators and policy makers, other international organizations.

Venue: Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva, hosted by UNECE / Flyer

Interlight Moscow

Moscow, Russia, 10-13 November 2015

Interlight Moscow is the biggest show in Russia and Eastern Europe covering the whole range of products relating to lighting, electrical engineering, home and building automation. Lighting industry companies, manufacturers, engineers and energy consumers will hear from Russian industry, trade and energy ministers and standards experts about: International Standards, lighting standards in the Russian Federation, the role of standardization in Russia, modern measuring equipment for testing laboratories, accreditation and more.

For more information on the forum, please go to their website

Fuel Cell Seminar and Energy Exhibition

Los Angeles, USA, 16-19 November 2015

Clean energy professionals, stakeholders and opinion leaders will discuss latest developments in fuel cell and hydrogen markets, policies, and research. Product displays and the possibility to test drive the latest fuel cell electric vehicles are also on the programme.

More information on the event's website.

SWICON 2015 - 9th International Conference on Switchgear & Controlgear Technology

Mumbai, India, 26-27 November 2015

Industry experts will discuss latest developments, energy technology trends, international standards, best practices and more, for switching, protection, control and communication for low, medium, high and extra high voltage power systems.

For more information on the Conference, please visit the website.

WSC Conformity Assessment Workshop

Geneva, Switzerland, 1-2 December 2015

This 1 1/2 days event is held in conjunction with the UNECE WP 6 meeting.

At this World Standards Cooperation event, experts will discuss conformity assessment issues, exchange practical experience and propose working solutions. Participants can choose topics of interest and will receive a takeaway package. Attendees will include regulators, industry representatives, transition economy leaders, economic leaders and other interested stakeholders.

For registration and information, please go to the workshop website.

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CIGRE IEC Symposium CIGRE/IEC International Symposium 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa 26-30 October 2015
ISO/IEC conference 2015 Using and referencing ISO and IEC Standards to support public policy Conference and training - Geneva, Switzerland, 2-3 November 2015
interlight 2015 Forum: Lighting engineering: norms, standards, measuring equipment - Moscow, Russia, 10-13 November 2015
Fuel cell seminar and Energy Exposition 2015 Fuel Cell Seminar and Energy Exhibition - Los Angeles, USA, 16-19 November 2015
Swicon 2015 SWICON 2015 - 9th International Conference on Switchgear & Controlgear Technology - Mumbai, India, 26-27 November 2015
WSC CA workshop WSC Conformity Assessment Workshop - Geneva, Switzerland, 1-2 December 2015