POWERCON 2016, Wollongong Australia
(September 28 – October 1, 2016)
The University of Wollongong (UOW) is pleased to host IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) sponsored International Conference on Power Systems Technology (POWERCON) and co-sponsored by the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineers (CSEE) in 2016. The conference will be held in Wollongong, NSW, Australia, which is located 70 km south of Sydney. The closest major airport is Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport. The conference venue is Novotel Wollongong Northbeach.
The theme of this conference is “Challenges, Solutions and Opportunities for Sustainable Energy Systems”. This is topical in the context of emerging trends of Grid Modernization for sustainability; Micro Grid; Smart Grid; Distributed Generation; and, trends towards Emission Reduction Scheme and increased participation of private capital markets into electricity generation. The conference will provide an opportunity to not only explore the challenges facing sustainable energy systems of the future, but also to share a vision for solutions and opportunities to those challenges.
The conference will feature plenary sessions, tutorials, paper presentations, poster session, trade exhibits and a Young Professionals program. It will provide a forum for power engineering professionals and academic researchers to exchange up-to-date knowledge, experiences and views on key areas of electric power engineering and power system technology. Leading practitioners and researchers that wish to lead and assist in the organization of Tutorials, Special Interest Paper Sessions or Panel Sessions are encouraged to submit expressions of interest.
The working language of the conference is English. Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers on technical topics reflecting the theme of this conference. For the scope of topics for papers for POWERCON 2016 please see the call for papers and read about paper submission information for authors. To attend POWERCON 2016 you will need to register.
Detailed information of transport to Wollongong from and to the airport, transport in Wollongong, and places to visit around Wollongong, can be found here.
Once you are in Wollongong, there is a free bus service within Wollongong, please see: http://www.premierillawarra.com.au/pdf/gongshuttlemap.pdf
Download an information flyer (PDF 225 KB).Travel Guide POWERCON 2016