Day Morning (9:00 am – 1:00 pm) Afternoon (2:30 pm – 6:30 pm)
May 23, 2016 Opening session

Keynote session

  • Leo LorenzPresident of ECPE

Company session

Presentations from invited companies

PhD Poster sessions

  • Poster session A (first year PhD)
  • Poster session B (second year PhD)
  • Poster session C (third and last year PhD)

PhD-companies meeting

Banquet (8:30 pm)

May 24, 2016 Session COM_1.1: Multilevel converters for high power applications

M. Hiller, Karlsruher Institut für TechnologieGermany

Session COM_1.2: Architectures Converters and

Controls for Improved Power Quality and Distribution

S. Colombi, General Electric – Switzerland

May 25, 2016 Session COM_2.1: Power electronics for more electrified vehicle

J. S. Lee and M. Ishigaki, Toyota Technical Center – North America

Session EMD_2.2: Transit linear induction motors – theory, FEA and control, benefits and application

K. Woronowicz – Bombardier Transport (Canada) 

Session PSY_2.3: Controlled islanding for blackout prevention and restoration processes after blackouts


A. Borghetti and  C.A. NucciUniversity of Bologna (Italy)

May 24-25, 2016

9:00 am 

6:00 pm

Live Demo “Learn how your Controller Hardware in the Loop can help you optimize your Microgrid control strategy”

by Typhoon HIL

May 26, 2016 Session COM_3.1: Power modules and reliability

U. Scheuermann, Semikron

Session EMD_3.2_PART A: Importance of electromagnetic design in Inductive Power Transfer

K. Woronowicz, Bombardier Transport (Canada) 

Session EMD_3.2_PART B: Open source FEM platform for Electrical Engineers

N. Bianchi, University of Padua (Italy) 

Session PSY_3.3 Distributed optimization in power systems

G. Hug-Glanzmann, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

May 27, 2016 Session COM_4.1: Variable speed electric generators in modern power systems: recent progress  in design and control and perspective

I. Boldea, University of Timisoara – Romania

Session EMD_4.2 Side effects of motor – converter interactions in electric drive systems

H. Tischmacher, Siemens

Session PSY_4.3 The future transmission grid – towards more HVDC and DC grids

F. Hassan, Open Energy Port

EMD: Electrical Machines and Drives Session

PSY: Power Systems Session

COM: Electrical Machines and Drives + Power Systems Common Session