EPE Conferences

General Information

EPE Association, together with its local partners, organises the EPE ECCE Europe Conferences, the leading Conferences in Europe in the field of Power Electronics, Drives and related Applications. From the beginning, in 1985, until 2011, the EPE Conferences were organized on a biennal basis. Since 2011, the conference is organised annually in the frame of the joint sponsor’s agreement for the ECCE (Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition) series. EPE Association and IEEE PELS are co-sponsors.

The EPE ECCE Europe Conference travels around in Europe and is organised in cities that have a strong academic and industrial background in the field of Power Electronics. In general, it attracts between 700 and 1200 participants and it is organised in the first half of September. EPE’s International Scientific Committee, the ISC in short, is the scientific body of the conference.

EPE'20 ECCE Europe

EPE’20 ECCE Europe will be organised from 7 to 11 September 2020 in Lyon, France.
The Conference Center is the LYON CONVENTION CENTER at the Cité Internationale, 50 Quai Charles de Gaulle in 69463 Lyon Cedex 06, France.
The Conference Chairman is Abdelkrim Benchaib, Supergrid Institute, France.

Short Programme:

  • Monday 7 September 2020: Tutorial-Day
  • Tuesday 8 September 2020: Main Conference Day 1
  • Wednesday 9 September 2020: Main Conference Day 2
  • Thursday 10 September 2020: Main Conference Day 3
  • Friday 11 September 2020: Technical Visits

The List of Topics of EPE 2020 ECCE Europe:

  • Topic 01: Devices, Components, Packaging and System Integration
  • Topic 02: Power Converters Topologies and Design
  • Topic 03: Measurement, Supervision and Control for Power Converters
  • Topic 04: Electrical Machines and Drive Systems
  • Topic 05: Renewable Energy Power Systems
  • Topic 06: Grids, Smart Grids, AC & DC
  • Topic 07: Power Supplies
  • Topic 08: Electric Vehicle Propulsion Systems and their Energy Storage
  • Topic 09: Industry Specific Energy Conversion and Conditioning Technologies (ECCT)
  • Topic 10: Data Analysis, Artificial Intelligence and Communication Issues

Website: http://www.epe2020.com

EPE'21 ECCE Europe

EPE’21 ECCE Europe will be organised from 6 to 10 September 2021 in Ghent, Belgium.

Short Programme:

  • Monday 6 September 2021: Tutorial-Day
  • Tuesday 7 September 2021: Main Conference Day 1
  • Wednesday 8 September 2021: Main Conference Day 2
  • Thursday 9 September 2021: Main Conference Day 3
  • Friday 10 September 2021: Technical Visits

Previous EPE and EPE ECCE Europe Conferences

Conference Chairman: Prof. Mario Marchesoni, University of Genoa, Italy
Conference Center: Magazzini del Cotone – Porto Antico, Genova, Italy
Conference Dates: 2 – 6 September 2019
Number of Attendees: 950

Conference Chairman: Prof. Leonids Ribickis, Riga Technical University (RTU)
Conference Center: Kipsalaa Conference Center
Conference Dates: 17 – 21 September 2018
Number of Attendees: 650

Conference Chairman: Prof. Marius Malinowski, Warsaw University of Technology (WUT)
Conference Center: Palace of Culture and Science
Conference Dates: 11 – 14 September 2017
Number of Attendees: 913

Conference Chairman: Prof. Dr. Martin Doppelbauer, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Conference Center: Kongresszentrum Karlsruhe
Conference Dates: 5 – 9 September 2016
Number of Attendees: 919

Conference Chairman: Dr. Frédérick Bordry, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Conference Center: Centre International de Conférence Genève (CICG)
Conference Dates: 8 – 10 September 2015
Number of Attendees: 970

Conference Chairman: Prof. Juha Pyrhönen, Lappeenranta University of Technology
Conference Center: Lappeenranta University of Technology
Conference Dates: 26 – 28 August 2014
Number of Attendees: 653

Conference Chairman: Prof. Betty Lemaire-Semail, Université Lille1, L2EP
Conference Center: Lille Grand Palais
Conference Dates:  3 – 5 September 2013
Number of Attendees: 1107

Conference Chairmen: Prof. Pat Wheeler, University of Nottingham, Prof. Phil Mawby, University of Warwick & Dr. Colin Oates, Alstom
Conference Center: The International Convention Centre (ICC)
Conference Dates: 30 August – 1 September 2011
Number of Attendees: 1002

Conference Chairmen: Prof. Juan Peracaula, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) & Prof. Enrique Dede, Universitat de València
Conference Center: Fira de Barcelona, Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
Conference Dates: 8 – 10 September 2009
Number of Attendees: 1130

Conference Chairman: Prof. Frede Blaabjerg, Aalborg University
Conference Center: Aalborg Kongres & Kultur Center
Conference Dates: 2 – 5 September 2007
Number of Attendees: 875

Conference Chairmen: Prof. Dr. Leo Lorenz, Infineon Technologies AG & Prof. Peter Büchner, Dresden University of Technology
Conference Center: Hörsaalzentrum der TU Dresden
Conference Dates: 11 – 14 September 2005
Number of Attendees: 805

Conference Chairman: Prof. Dr. Bernard de Fornel, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse
Conference Center: Centre de Congrès Pierre Baudis
Conference Dates: 2 – 4 September 2003
Number of Attendees: 1000

Conference Chairman: Prof. Dr. Helmut Weiß, Montan Universität Leoben
Conference Center: Grazer Congress
Conference Dates: 27 – 29 August 2001
Number of Attendees: 850

Conference Chairmen: Prof. Marcel Jufer & Prof. Yves Perriard, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Conference Center: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))
Conference Dates: 7 – 9 September 1999
Number of Attendees: 1040

Conference Chairman: Prof. Dr. Tore Undeland, Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU)
Conference Center: Nidarøhallen Convention Centre
Conference Dates: 8 – 10 September 1997
Number of Attendees: 975

Conference Chairman: Prof. Javier Uceda, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
Conference Center: Palacio de Congresos
Conference Dates: 19 – 21 September 1995
Number of Attendees: 800

Conference Chairman: Rex M. Davis, S R Drives Ltd
Conference Center: Brighton Conference Center
Conference Dates: 13 -16 September 1993
Number of Attendees: 750

Conference Chairman: Prof. Paolo Ferraris, Politecnico di Torino
Conference Center: Centro Congressi di Firenze
Conference Dates: 3 – 6 September 1991
Number of Attendees: 1000

Conference Chairman: Prof. Werner Leonhard, TH Braunschweig
Conference Center: Eurogress Aachen
Conference Dates: 9 – 12 Octobre 1989
Number of Attendees: 850

Conference Chairman: Prof. Jean-Claude Sabonnadière
Conference Center: Centre de Congrès de Grenoble
Conference Dates: 22 -24 September 1987
Number of Attendees: 750

Conference Chairmen: Prof. Dr. Ir. Gaston Maggetto & Prof. Dr. Ir. Philippe Lataire, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Conference Center: Congress Palace Brussels
Conference Dates: 16 – 18 October 1985
Number of Attendees: 650