CIGRE Session 2016, Paris, France


The 46th CIGRE Session was held in the Palais de Congres de Paris (Congress Palace) in Paris, France from 21 to 26 August 2016.
This is one of the major global events for the electric power industry, which brought more than three thousand delegates and a total of more than eight thousand specialists from 93 countries and all continents around the world.

The conference program on Monday started with the Opening panel on Global perspective of distributed generation impact on the bulk connected network. Followed by a Workshop on large disturbances.
Tuesday to Friday the main events in the program were multiple study committees Discussion Meetings arranged in parallel sessions each day, running also in parallel with Poster Sessions.

The Technical Exhibition was open for the participants and included close to 250 exhibitors, representing the leading and innovative global suppliers in our industry.
The discussions in Discussion Meetings were as usual in the form of prepared contributions based on the questions raised by the Special Reporter for each preferential subject. Discussion Meetings of SC B5 Protection and Automation, SC C2 System Operation and Control and SC D2 Information Systems and Telecommunication were of interest to the protection, automation and control community.

The main social event of the CIGRE Session was the Cocktail Reception at the City of Mode and Design.


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