Cigré, the forum for electrical innovations

April 2013

Words from the Secretary General

Dear all,

Welcome to the April 2013 edition of the CIGRE newsletter.

We continue this newsletter, at a monthly rhythm, providing interesting news covering both CIGRE’s National and International Committees .


REMINDER: 2013 Lisbon Symposium information

Online registrations to the Lisbon Symposium will be closed on 12 April 2013. After this date, only on site registrations will be possible in Lisbon until 22 April 2013.

The Special Reports are available on the Cigre website on the symposium page.

The symposium Papers will  also be made available soon for downloading from the symposium page.


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We aim to make our Newsletter as useful as possible. Our wish is to connect, communicate and collaborate with CIGRE members and we would like to create closer relationships with academia and universities. Please provide us with feedback, texts and pictures for our future newsletters. For those who are not yet CIGRE members, please consider joining the existing team of volunteers and gaining leadership roles as part of your professional development. 

Please encourage your entourage to join us!

With my best regards,

François Meslier

CIGRE Secretary General


CIGRE book 2

Second book on the history of CIGRE

CIGRE 57 National Committees contributions are collected under this second book on the history of CIGRE

call for paper Session 45

CIGRE Session 45

Receipt of Synopses at Central Office: May 15, 2013

Please send your synopsis to your National Committee for prior screening in due time (and not directly to the Cigre Central Office)

Electra journal

Discover the latest edition of CIGRE journal: Electra

Online registration is still open

Lisbon Symposium 22-24 of April 2013 - Smarts Grids: Next Generation Grids for New Energy Trends

Franz Besold diapo

Franz Besold from CIGRE and Study Committee B3 passed away

With the passing away of Franz we will strongly miss his expertise, motivation and valuable contributions to the work of the SC.


2nd annual DLR Day : Recent advances and field experiences in Dynamic Line Rating

30/05/2013 - 30/05/2013
Brussels, Belgium

SC B5 conference: Actual Trends in Development of Power System Protection and Automation

03/06/2013 - 07/06/2013
, Russian Federation


POWERTECH Grenoble 2013

16/06/2013 - 20/06/2013
Grenoble, France

CMDM 2013 - International Conference on Condition Monitoring, Diagnosis and Maintenance 2013

02/09/2013 - 05/09/2013
Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest - Atlas conference room, Romania

AORC China

AORC CIGRE Technical Meeting 2013

03/09/2013 - 05/09/2013
Guangzhou, China


NZ Auckland Symposium

16/09/2013 - 17/09/2013
Auckland, New Zealand

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