Upcoming global events

On the agenda this month: Renewable energies, IEC 61850 and a call for papers

By Claire Marchand

The IEC regularly supports key global and regional industry events, which can present the IEC endorsement on their website and materials.

Kenya Mining Forum

Nairobi, Kenya, 28-29 September 2016 

Government representatives as well as managers, analysts, traders, consultants from mining operators, financial service providers, risk advisory firms, transport/logistics, energy solution providers will discuss key legislation, policy and infrastructure for mining investment in Kenya. 

IEC participants benefit from a 10% reduction. 

More information  on the event’s website

Workshop for Industrializing Countries

Braunschweig, Germany, 11-12 October 2016

This year, back to back with the IEC 80th General Meeting, the Workshop (for IEC Members and Affiliates), organized in partnership with the German National Metrology Institute PTB (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt), will cover quality infrastructure and renewable energy and be followed by technical visits.

More information in the workshop's programme

Driving the Large-Scale Deployment of IEC 61850 across Smart Grid Infrastructures

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 18-20 October 2016 

The event will look at driving large-scale deployment of IEC 61850 in TSO and DSO organizations. On the agenda: securing investment, establishing the right organizational structure, optimizing engineering processes, planning operational excellence and more. 

IEC Members benefit from a 10% discount using the promo code IEC61850-16-IEC.

More information on the event's website

Call for papers

The 23rd International Display Workshops in conjunction with Asia Display 2016

Fukuoka, Japan, 7-9 December 2016 

On the agenda: 13 workshops in specialized fields playing important roles in information display activities. Topics include: oxide semiconductor TFT, AR/VR and hyper reality, Lighting and quantum dot technologies, printed electronics, automotive displays and more. 

Deadlines for the papers and key dates:

Submission of technical summary: 23 June 2016

Acceptance notification/Author’s kit available on the website: 19 July 2016

Submission of camera-ready manuscript & abstract: 1 September 2016

Submission of late-news paper: 23 September 2016

Early-bird registration discount: 28 October 2016

More information on the event's website

Workshop for Industrializing Countries 2016 Workshop for Industrializing Countries, Braunschweig, Germany, 11-12 October 2016
IEC 61850 Europe 2016 IEC 61850 Europe 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 18-20 October 2016
International Display Workshops 2016 23rd International Display Workshops, Fukuoka, Japan, 7-9 December 2016
Kenya Mining Forum logo Kenya Mining Forum, Nairobi, Kenya, 28-29 September 2016