Upcoming global events (March-June 2017)

On the agenda: Smart Grids, metering, IECEx, cyber security, energy storage, emerging technologies, digital utilities, LVDC, IoT and solar PV

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

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SGTech Europe 2017 - Smart Grid Technical Forum

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 28-30 March 2017

On the agenda: smart substations, next generation SCADA, and packet telecoms. 250+ automation directors and their teams will look at utility case-study presentations, have technology panel discussions, interactive roundtable debates, and more. 

IEC participants benefit from a 10% discount, using the promo code SGTECH-17-IEC. 

More information on the Forum website 

Metering India 2017 - towards smart and sustainable utilities

New Delhi, India, 6-7 April 2017 

Utilities, consultants, businesses, regulators and manufacturers will look at how ICT can make Indian power utilities more sustainable. On the agenda: metering, communication technologies, demand-side management, IT infra, sustainable business processes and more. 

More information on the event website 

2017 IECEx International Conference

Shanghai, People's Republic of China, 11-12 April 2017 

On the agenda: an overview of IECEx and its three Schemes and the IECEx RTP programme; an update on IEC International Standards for Ex atmospheres; a practical approach to Ex installations; area classification’s importance in the design of new plants and changes to existing plants and infrastructure; intrinsic safety; end-user feedback; the conclusions of a UNECE Global Study into regulations for the Ex field; and more. 

More information on the conference

ICS Cyber Security Conference

Singapore, 24-27 April 2017 

Cyber security for industrial control systems sector for energy, utility, chemical, transportation, manufacturing, and other industrial and critical infrastructure organizations. On the agenda: protection for SCADA systems, plant control systems, engineering workstations, substation equipment, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and other field control system devices. 

IEC participants benefit from a discount. 

More information on the conference website 

Hannover Messe Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Batteries Exhibition

Hannover, Germany, 24-28 April 2017 

Key energy storage industry players will discuss latest technologies, hydrogen generation (electrolyzers, reformers), storage and transport, fuel cells, systems and applications (stationary, automotive, mobile, special markets), battery testing and more. 

More information on the event website 

10th Energy Storage World Forum

Berlin, Germany, 8-12 May 2017 

Energy providers, utilities and regulators will discuss latest technologies, technical challenges, standards, battery management, business case, regulation, planning & operations, power conversion and more. 

IEC participants benefit from a 10% discount. 

More information on the Forum website

IDTechEx Show - Emerging technologies unleashed

Berlin, Germany, 10-11 May 2017 

3000+ attendees will discover developments and roadmaps for latest technologies, including: 3D printing, EVs, energy harvesting and storage, graphene & 2D materials, IoT apps, printed electronics, sensors and wearables. 

IEC participants benefit from a 30% discount. 

More information on the event’s website 

Digital Utilities Europe 2017

London, UK, 10-11 May 2017 

Key industry stakeholders will address challenges of digitization in the utilities sector and examine business cases, financial aspects, technology advances, cyber security and more. 

IEC participants benefit from a discount. 

More information on the event website

LVDC Conference – Sustainable Electricity Access

Nairobi, Kenya, 22-23 May 2017 

Organized by IEC and Kenya Bureau of Standards. Technical experts, government representatives, funding agencies, investors, insurance companies, power utilities, equipment manufacturers and NGOs will learn about what is driving LVDC development, how to safely and broadly roll-out this technology, the role it will play in universal energy access and economic development, use cases from other countries and more. 

More information on the conference website 

IoT Tech Expo Europe 2017

Berlin, Germany, 1-2 June 2017 

200+ speakers. 100+ exhibitors. 4,000 attendees. On the agenda: the entire IoT ecosystem including Smart Cities, connected living, developing & IoT technologies, connected industry and data & security. 

IEC participants benefit from a 20% reduction using the promo code IEC20. 

More information on the event’s website

European Solar PV Asset Management

London, UK, 28-29 June 2017 

Leading executives and sector experts will discuss: maintenance strategy, best practices, tech innovations, avoiding asset failure, operations & maintenance for utility scale projects, challenges and more. 

IEC participants benefit from a 15% reduction. 

More information on the event website