Upcoming global events (October 2017-February 2018)

On the agenda: EMC, 5G networks, energy efficiency, IoT, HVDC, displays, hydrogen fuel cells and SCADA systems

The IEC regularly endorses key global and regional industry events.

The IEC endorses a number of key industry events.

MET CERTIFIED Project Workshop at 2017 Ocean Energy Europe

Nantes, France, 24 October 2017

Participants including banks, insurers, consenting authorities, technology developers, test facilities and certification bodies will learn from experts about international certification of marine energy technologies under development by IECRE. 

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5th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility

Beijing, People’s Republic of China, 28-31 October 2017

On the agenda: EMC fundamentals, latest technologies, management, standards and applications.

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Berlin 5G Week 2017

Berlin, Germany, 6-10 November 2017

Key international experts from major operators, vendors and standards organizations will discuss software-defined networks, network virtualization, network slicing for 5G verticals, industrial internet/IoT, 5G multi-access network support, 5G testbeds, and most recent technology proofs of concepts (PoCs).

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2017 SAEEC Conference

Johannesburg, South Africa, 14-15 November 2017

The Southern African Energy Efficiency Confederation (SAEEC) is hosting this event where end users and energy professionals will discuss economic and market forces, new technologies, regulatory developments and industry trends shaping critical decisions in energy management, facilities upgrades, energy engineering, power generation and more. 

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London, UK, 14-15 November 2017

1 000 attendees, 700 enterprises and 20+ industries will be represented. On the agenda: 70+ IoT experts will discuss IoT architecture, operating systems, power consumption challenges, applications, standards and ecosystems and more.

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Jicable HVDC'17

Dunkirk, France, 20-22 November 2017

Key topics: understanding physical phenomena and materials for DC applications, standardization, HVDC LS corridor projects in Europe, submarine connections HVDC; converters: technical coordination of cables/converters interfaces. 

IEC participants benefit from reduction.

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IoT Tech Expo North America 2017

Santa Clara, Silicon Valley, US, 29-30 November 2017

6 000 attendees. 200 speakers. 150+ exhibitors. On the agenda: Smart Cities, connected living, developing & IoT technologies, connected industry, connected services, data & security, and IoT innovations. 

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

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24th International Display Workshops (IDW 2017)

Sendai, Japan, 6-8 December 2017

On the agenda: experts will discuss latest developments, R&D, oxide-semiconductor TFT, AR/VR and hyper reality, lighting & quantum dot technologies, automotive display, wide colour gamut & colour reproduction and more.

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells Energy Summit 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 24-25 January 2018

Key industry stakeholders will discuss economical and infrastructural innovations, investment, latest technology implementations, material optimization, production, monetization, transportation in the hydrogen industry.

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NextGen SCADA Europe 2018

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30 January-1 February 2018

On the agenda: a review of recent implementations of advanced SCADA systems within TSO and DSO environments, roadmap for future system architecture, digital grid integration and functionality requirements and more. 

IEC participants benefit from a 10% reduction using the promo code: SCADA-L8-lEC.

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Energy Storage 2018

Cologne, Germany, 31 January-1 February 2018 

Key industry stakeholders will address current challenges of the energy storage market and discuss latest tech developments, policy and regulations, battery recycling and more. 

IEC participants benefit from a 15% reduction using promo code: EESe8MA15 

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ACI 5th Annual Conference on Next Generation Demand Response

San Diego, California, US, 7-8 February 2018

On the agenda: industry experts, regulators, and technology providers will examine market trends, focusing on how utilities can get the full benefit of demand response and energy efficiency programmes, and best practices for design and implementation of these. 

IEC participants benefit from a 30% reduction using the promo code: DRAS5A.

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