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PCIM Europe 2019: conference program published

Jan 22, 2019

The PCIM Europe conference program 2019 is now fixed: Top speakers from science and industry will present their latest research findings and innovations in the field of power electronics in Nuremberg from 7 – 9 May 2019.

Participants of the conference can expect an extensive program consisting of over 300 oral and poster presentations, keynotes, special sessions and an exclusive range of seminars and tutorials.

The internationally-oriented event will deal with topics such as recent developments in power semiconductors, passive components, thermal management products, energy storage, sensors and new materials.

Future-oriented lectures

Fred Lee, Virginia Tech, USA will be delivering a keynote speech on the topic “Next Generation of Power Supplies”. Further, “The Age of Optimization in Power Electronics” will be addressed by Ki-Bum Park, ABB Corporate Research Center, Switzerland. In addition, Jim Witham, GaN Systems, USA provides knowledge on “GaN and Industry 4.0 – A Small Change that is Revolutionizing the Industry”. Further highlights of the conference program are four special sessions on the topics “Technologies for DC Grids”, “Smart Functions in Power Electronics”, “Safety in Motion” and “Smart Transformers”.

Application knowledge around power electronics

Participants can look forward to a unique platform to exchange knowledge in seven seminars and ten tutorials. In a one-day tutorial, Edward Shelton, University of Cambridge, Great Britain, will be providing specialized knowledge on “WBG Devices, Circuits and Measurement” and give insights into his special field with co-presenters from industry and academia. Furthermore, current topics, such as “Reliability Engineering in Power Electronics Systems”, “High Power Medium Frequency Transformer Design Optimisation” and “Ceramic capacitors: Characterization and Use as Control Elements” will be analyzed and discussed. Small group sizes at the PCIM Europe seminars and tutorials provide the necessary arena for individual questions.

Attractive supporting program

New at the PCIM Europe conference is the format "Meet the Speaker". Participants will have the opportunity to engage in an intensive exchange with the keynote speaker of each conference day in a thirty-minute Q&A session. The PCIM Europe Welcome Party also offers an additional possibility to network in a relaxed atmosphere.

Registration at attractive early bird prices

Registration for the PCIM Europe conference is possible at Attractive early bird prices will apply until 14 March 2019. Further information on the conference program and a current list of exhibitors at the parallel exhibition are available online at

PCIM Europe 2019: conference program published
Press photo. Copyright: Mesago/Klaus Mellenthin

About Mesago Messe Frankfurt

Mesago, founded in 1982 and located in Stuttgart, specializes in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology. The company belongs to the Messe Frankfurt Group. Mesago operates internationally and is not tied to a specific venue. With 140 members of staff Mesago organizes events for the benefit of more than 3,300 exhibitors and over 110,000 trade visitors, conference delegates and speakers from all over the world. Numerous trade associations, publishing houses, scientific institutes and universities work with Mesago closely as advisers, co-organizers and partners. (

Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500* employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €715* million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). For more information, please visit our website at:
*preliminary figures 2018

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