8 Global Conferences Electrical Engineers Need to Attend
Electrical engineering is certainly an exciting field where you get to create innovative applications and products for a variety of market segments. However, if you fail to keep in touch with the latest developments in your field, it will stall your professional as well as personal growth. So, how do you keep yourself updated? The answer is to connect with other professionals in your field.
Electrical engineering conferences provide a common platform for professionals from each discipline of electrical engineering to know about the goings-on in the industry. You can meet a large number of suppliers and vendors under one roof to explore new business opportunities. You can also share your experiences with others and learn from theirs.
Here is a list of electrical engineering conferences that take place around the globe that you and your colleagues should attend.
39th Electrical Overstress/ Electrostatic Discharge Symposium
Location – Tucson, AZ, United States
Date – September 10-15, 2017
Website – https://www.esda.org/events/symposia/
The International Technical Forum on Electrical Overstress (EOS) and Electrostatic Discharge Symposium (ESD) brings this conference to you every year. It focuses on exhibiting the latest research and technology in the EOS and ESD industries. This year, visitors will be able to enjoy 51 engaging ESD presentations and several workshops for stimulating discussions on ESD Design, Factory Control, and Testing. For inquiries and registration, visit their website.
10th International Conference on Computer and Electrical Engineering (ICCEE 2017)
Location – Edmonton, AB, Canada
Date – October 11-13, 2017
Website – http://www.iccee.org/
This conference is a one-of-its-kind opportunity for prospective electrical engineers as it provides a global platform for graduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. students, and post-doctoral scientists across the globe to connect with one another. You can also connect with businesses looking to make technical collaboration with researchers. The conference will feature the latest in the electrical and computer industries including keynote speeches, invited talks, paper reading, and presentations.
1st E-Mobility Power System Integration Symposium
Location – Berlin, Germany
Date – October 23, 2017
Website – http://www.mobilityintegrationsymposium.org
If you work in the field of E-mobility, this symposium is one of the best opportunities to connect with researchers, manufacturers, and experts in the electric vehicle manufacturing sector. You will be able to connect with leading experts from related disciplines including electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, power system operators, renewable energy industry, power system regulators, and various universities. The focus will be on discussing challenges arising due to increased power consumption by electric vehicles and how renewable power sector can help the industry meet those challenges.
TENCON 2017 - 2017 IEEE Region 10 Conference
Location – Penang, Malaysia
Date – November 5-8, 2017
Website – http://ieeemy.org/tencon/
The IEEE Region 10 is organizing this conference and bringing together experts, researchers, and manufacturers from across industries including electrical, electronic and computer engineering, and information technology. The theme for TENCON 2017 is "Bridging the Gap." You will be able to hear keynote speeches from distinguished personalities on various topics, ranging from power generation and distribution to the social impact of engineering technology.
Location – Santa Clara, CA, USA
Date – November 15-16, 2017
Website – http://www.idtechex.com/wearable-usa/show/en/
This conference-cum-exhibition focuses on wearable technologies, applications, and their commercialization progress. Wearable USA is a must attend event for electrical engineers from health and fitness, sportswear, textiles, and consumer electronics. Attendees will be able to learn about the latest trends, research, technology, and business opportunities in this industry. The most attractive feature of this conference is the 'Masterclass,’ an interactive consultancy-style session where attendees can get an insight on the latest in the industry. Plus, you can also explore the demonstration street where you get to learn about new products and prototypes.
CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Unveiled
Location – Las Vegas, NV, USA
Date – January 9-12, 2018
Website – http://www.ces.tech/Events-Programs/CES-Unveiled/CES-Unveiled-Las-Vegas.aspx
The first CES took place in New York City in June, 1967. Since then, the Consumer Technology Association organizes CES Unveiled at various locations across the globe every year. It is a unique platform to unveil your next-generation consumer products in front of more than 170K press and industry analysts from over 150 countries. Various tech companies (leading global brands as well as startups) from a wide range of industries including 3D printing, automotive electronics, robotics, sensors, wearables, and wireless technology participate in this event. Usually, the conference addresses the most relevant issues related to the electrical and electronics industry.
13th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2018)
Location – Chicago, IL, USA
Date –March 5-8, 2018
Website – http://humanrobotinteraction.org/2018/
If you have missed the opportunity to attend the HRI conference this year, you can clear your schedule well in advance for the 13th annual conference to be held next year. The conference will focus on the various aspects of human-robot interaction such as technology, design, methodology, behavior, and theory. Electrical engineers working in robotics and artificial intelligence can learn about the latest developments in human-computer interaction. You will need to hurry if you are going to present a paper as the submission deadline is 6 Oct, 2017. Make sure to check the website regularly to know about the changes in the tentative schedule.
34th Annual International Battery Seminar & Exhibit
Location – Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Date – March 26-29, 2018
Website – http://www.internationalbatteryseminar.com/
The International Battery Seminar & Exhibit is the Mecca of engineers from electrical as well as other engineering disciplines working in the consumer, manufacturing, automotive, and military industries. That's why almost 850 attendees from more than 500 organizations representing 26 countries participated in the 2017 event. Attendees can learn about the cutting-edge developments in the energy storage industry. It comprised of nine pre-conference workshops, eight conference tracks divided into four streams, more than 120 technical presentations, and over 70 company exhibits. Gear up for further excitement, as the next year's conference is expected to receive an even better response.
Electrical engineering is one of the most sought after careers in the world. However, being an accomplished electrical engineer requires constantly updating your knowledge. Conferences and exhibitions are a great way to learn new things, share your experiences, and connect with the best in your industry. Hopefully, one of these conferences will unfold new opportunities for you. Please share any other conferences for electrical engineers that we may have missed in the comments section below.