Call for Papers: INTELEC 2017, Queensland, Australia, 22-26 October

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On behalf of the IEEE Power Electronics Society, the organizers of INTELEC 2017, invite technical contributions for presentation and discussion at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Center, Broadbeach, Queensland, 22-26 October, 2017

The INTELEC forum is broad in technical scope, and contributions to the Technical Program can range from academic and industry-based research and development, through to field application trials and practical engineering experiences, through to the economics and cost-benefit analyses of different technical solutions for ICT energy infrastructure.  Contributions to INTELEC 2017 can be in the form of technical papers and posters (blind peer-review selection process), tutorials, workshops, and special interest seminars.  2017 topics include, but are not limited to:

ICT Energy Infrastructure design & functionality

·      Future requirements & predictions

·      Communications energy backbone for the IoT

·      Integration into Smart Building regimes

·      Availability,  resilience  &  interoperability

·      Disaster recovery and mitigation

·      Life-cycle operation & maintenance

·      Regulatory regimes & engineering standards

·      Economics of reliable ICT energy

Back-up power & UPS

·        AC & DC UPS

·        Hybrid design opportunities

·        Genset/fuel cell systems

·        Economics of highly-reliable back-up & UPS

Power system architectures & distribution systems

·        Distributed AC & DC energy

·        Traditional low voltage DC

·        400Vdc

·        Wireless power transfer for hand-held devices

·         Grounding & EMC considerations

Power Electronics

·      Power conversion know-how & technologies

·      New circuit topologies, control schemes and converter designs

·      High efficiency & power-density power supplies

Batteries & Energy Storage

·      Traditional & advanced battery technologies

·      Architectures & topologies for energy storage

·      Energy storage modeling & life-cycle costing

·      Battery monitoring

Renewable & alternative energy sources

·      Renewable energy generation in ICT powering

·      Remote-area energy and power systems

·      Cost-benefits of renewable energy

Energy Efficiency & Thermal Management

·      Energy consumption & reduction opportunities

·      Trends in energy-efficient thermal designs and cooling plant

·      Facility (building) energy management

Submission of Abstracts by:               7 April, 2017

Notification of Acceptance by:            12 May, 2017

Submission of full paper by:               11 August, 2017

All submissions of contributions to the Technical Program must be submitted through the on-line system at