Call for Papers SEERC Conference 2018

SEERC Conference

12/06/2018 - 13/06/2018
Kyiv - Ukraine

Organisation : CIGRE NC of Ukraine

Extended deadlines!

Second SEERC (South East European Region of CIGRE) Conference

SEERC Conference

The CIGRE National Committee of Ukraine is delighted to host the Second SEERC Conference and invites you to submit synopsis and to participate at conference. Subtitle of the conference will be 'Energy Transition and Innovations in Electricity Sector' with focus on the ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE in the Central and South East Europe.

Conference is supported by SEERC member countries: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic & Slovakia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and CIGRE Paris Central Office.

Global energy system and particularly electricity sector is in fundamentally fluctuating process, which is being changed faster than expected. SEERC area is large and has many interesting projects, innovative solutions, and vision of future electric power system. Technical Advisory Committee of SEERC selected three main topics for second conference in Kiev.

CIGRE NC of Ukraine organizes conference and exhibition, which will take place in the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv, Ukraine.

The main topics of Second Conference 2018 cover the technical activities of the CIGRE Study Committees: A2, A3, B2, B3, B4, B5, C1, C5, C6 and D2.


Extended deadline for synopsis submission1st February 2018
Notification of synopsis acceptance15th February 2018
Deadline for full papers submission20th April 2018
Final full papers acceptance notification10th May 2018

For Synopsis and Papers Submission:

Conference Topics

Topic 1: Regional aspects of electricity market development and transition;

Vision of future Central and South East European Energy Market, metering issues in the Region, new Trading issues, new interconnections (OHL and cable lines, submarine cables, HVDC), Demand side involvement in the marketing process.

This topic will be coordinated with CIGRE Study Committees: C5, C2, D2, B1 and B2;

Topic 2: Resilience issues of Electric Power Systems in SEERC region;

Examples of the Electricity system outages (Ice storms, Floods and Storm surge, Cyber-attacks, Major operation errors, Physical attacks, Wildfires, Earthquakes), management of resilience issues taking in account novel grid codes, preparation programs, examples of good practice. This topic will be coordinated with CIGRE Study Committees: B2, B5, C2, C5, and D2;

Topic 3: Innovation in electric power infrastructure of the Region;

Technical and non-technical innovations in electricity sector in region, MicroGrid and SmartGrid projects, Demand side readjustments, penetration of Electrical vehicles, innovations in system operation processes, new business frameworks, intelligent utilities.                               This topic will be coordinated with CIGRE Study Committees: C1, C6, A2, A3, and D1;

Organizing CommitteeConference Technical and Reviewing  CommitteeLanguage
Chairman: Yuriy Bondarenko  (CIGRE NC of Ukraine Vice President, Chairman of SEERC)
  • Chairman: Maks Babuder (NC CIGRE Slovenia)
  • Members: from SEERC countries  
The official language of the conference is English.

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