Cigré, the forum for electrical innovations

May 2013

Words from the Secretary General

Dear all,

The 2013 May issue of the CIGRE newsletter is ready and waiting for you.

This newsletter is aimed at keeping you informed of CIGRE activities and missions. You will find in the newsletter excerpts from studies lead by CIGRE’s experts on specific technical topics dealing with Power Systems, as well as news and activities from CIGRE National Committees. The newsletter will also highlight international, national and regional events organized by CIGRE.

2013 Lisbon Symposium:

  • The event was a great success, and we would like to thank all of those who were in attendance
  • Proceedings are now available for downloading from our website: click here!
  • Opening Session and Panels are on free access
  • Papers presentations are available for duly registered delegates only

2014 CIGRE Session: please send your synopsis to your National Committee for prior screening in due time (and not directly to CIGRE Central Office)

2014 CIGRE Belgium: participants wishing to present a paper are invited to submit their abstract before 10 June 2013

If you have news, events or any other interesting information to contribute to the newsletter, please send them to the newsletter editor at

I wish you a pleasant reading,

François MESLIER
Secretary General


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call for paper Session 45

CIGRE Session 45

Receipt of Synopses at Central Office: May 15, 2013

Please send your synopsis to your National Committee for prior screening in due time (and not directly to the Cigre Central Office)

CIGRE book 2

Second book on the history of CIGRE

CIGRE 57 National Committees contributions are collected under this second book on the history of CIGRE


2nd annual DLR Day : Recent advances and field experiences in Dynamic Line Rating

30/05/2013 - 30/05/2013
Brussels, Belgium

SC B5 conference: Actual Trends in Development of Power System Protection and Automation

03/06/2013 - 07/06/2013
, Russian Federation

CMDM 2013 - International Conference on Condition Monitoring, Diagnosis and Maintenance 2013

02/09/2013 - 05/09/2013
Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest - Atlas conference room, Romania


Joint Colloquium of CIGRE SC A2 / C4

08/09/2013 - 14/09/2013
Zurich, Switzerland

Innovation for secure and efficient transmission grids

12/03/2014 - 14/03/2014
Brussels, Belgium

Contact details

Estelle Tijou
Communications Manager
T. + 33 (0) 1 53 89 12 95

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