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NGN Steering Committee Meeting

The NGN Steering Committee (SC) sets the direction of the NGN and is formed of the NGN Team and any interested NGN members. The next SC meeting will be held at Parsons Brinckerhoff, Manchester on 15th April, 1000-1600. If you are an NGN member and would like to attend, please confirm this by an email to Angela Rotheram indicating if you would like a car parking space.

Cyber-Physical System Security of the Power Grid

The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, together with ETH Zürich and the University College Dublin is organizing a course entitled " Cyber-Physical System Security of the Power Grid ", to be held in Stockholm, Sweden, from Tuesday April 9 to Thursday April 11, 2013. The course will cover:

  • Cyber-Physical System Risk Assessment
  • Cyber Security of SCADA Systems
  • Cyber Security for Wide Area Operation and Control

More information can be found here.

CIRED 2013

Registration has now opened for CIRED 2013! You will be able to book your place at Europe’s leading electricity distribution conference at http://www.cired2013.org

Over 1500 abstracts were received in response to the Call for Papers – the most ever submitted to a CIRED conference. Over 850 abstracts have been sel ected for the conference programme.

Cigré UK Executive Meeting Dates

The dates for the executive meetings and AGM have been agreed as follows:

  • 11th June 2013 - Executive Meeting
  • 6th November 2013 - Executive Meeting followed by AGM
  • 6th November 2013 - Technical Committee Meeting (organised by Bjarne Andersen)

Cigré UK Conference - Postponement

Due to a clash with an IEEE PES event taking place at the same time the conference has been postponed until later in the year. A new date will be announced when it has been confirmed.

IMechE Energy Storage for Power Networks Conference

This is the third annual seminar organised and run by the Electricity Storage Network and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. It will address the latest developments in national and European policy towards electricity storage, and provide an update on the current status of energy storage technologies and projects.

Free student places:
The Energy Storage Research Network (ESRN) funded by EPSRC can offer support to enable up to 25 students to attend the event with free registration. Priority will be given to students enrolled at UK universities. Please contact jill@electricitystorage.co.uk if you wish to apply for ESRN support. Successful applicants will be notified.

To register for the seminar, please follow the 'Book/Register Now' link on the website.

Paris Session 2012 Proceedings Online

Delegates who attended the Paris Session this year can now download papers fr om the Session on the CIGRÉ website (using the username and password supplied when you registered). Further details can be found here.

Future Events

Cyber-Physical System Security of the Power Grid
9-11 April 2013
Stockholm, Sweden
Details here.

Wind Farm Development: European Offshore 2013
10-11 April 2013
Details here.

Cigré UK Conference
17-18 May 2013

Call for presentations and registration is now open click here

International Insulation Conference (INSUCON)
29 - 31 May 2013
Austin Court, IET Birmingham
Details here.

IET Control and Automation Conference
4-5 June 2013
Conference Aston Lakeside Centre, Birmingham, UK
Call for papers closes on 9 October 2012; details on the IET website.

CIRED 2013
10-13 June 2013
Kistamässan Congress Centre, Stockholm
Details at the CIRED website.

International Conference on Clean Electrical Power 2013
11-13 June 2013
Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
A call for papers is open and abstracts must be submitted by 31 October 2012. Further details are available on the ICCEP website.

18th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering (ISH 2013)
25-30 August 2013
Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

Cigré Romania Conference on Condition Monitoring, Diagnosis and Maintenance
2-5 September 2013
Bucharest, Romania
See conference brochure

B3/D1 Colloquium 2013
9-13 September 2013
Brisbane, Australia
See the B3 website for event details and call for papers on the B3 website.

A3 and B2 International Symposium
16-17 September 2013
Auckland, New Zealand
Best Practice in Transmission and Distribution in a Changing Environment. Supporting SCs A2, B1, B3, C6 & D1. Event details here.

7th Southern African Regional Conference
7-11 Oct 2013
Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa