Updated paper presentation schedule and book of abstracts published

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⇒ Due to the prevailing pandemic situation, the conference will be held in Virtual mode

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The 13th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2021 (APPEEC) will be held virtually from 21 – 23 November 2021 with the theme “Power and Energy for a Greener World” . The aim of the conference is to provide a premier platform for engineers and researchers to present their works and to share experiences and ideas in power and energy engineering with experts and scholars from around the world.

The conference program will feature tutorial sessions, plenary sessions, technical paper presentations and technical exhibition. Distinguished speaker will be invited to deliver keynote speeches and invited talks on emerging technologies in power and energy engineering. Attendees will have the opportunity to interface with experts from all related fields. Prospective authors are invited to submit manuscript in English. Interested parties without paper are also invited to participate as attendees at the conference. Papers that are accepted and presented at the conference will be submitted to IEEE Xplore and will be included in IEEE Xplore digital library

Conference Schedule

20 Nov 20219:30 am to 10:15 amSPAA Track 1 - Interactive Session
Topic: “Project to Product"
Speaker : Hari Prasad (Research and Development Team, IEEE PES Kerala Chapter)
10: 30 am to 12:00 pmSPAA Track 2 - STEP Panel Discussion
Topic: 'Power Up!'
Anand Shah (Vice-Chair, IEEE Day 2021)

Erich Konrad (IEEE PES YP Technical Activities Subcommittee Coordinator, 2021)

Chaithali Naik (Chair, IEEE PES Day 2021)

Anish M S (Global Outreach Coordinator, IEEE PES Young Professionals Kerala)

Moderator: Akshara Bruno (Vice Chair, IEEE SCT SB)
02:00 pm to 2:45 pmWiP Track 1
Topic: “Role of AI for Clean Energy and other WiP-YP initiatives to Enhance Member Elevation”
Speaker: Celia Shahnaz (IEEE WIE Chair Elect 2022)

Topic: “Women in Leadership Positions - Prospects and Challenges” -
Speaker: Shay Bahramirad (IEEE PES President Elect 2022)
03:00 pm to 3:45 pmTutorial Session I
Topic: “The Evolution of Li-Ion Battery Solutions for Renewable Energy Applications”
Speaker: Rashi Gupta (Managing Director, Vision Mechatronics Pvt. Ltd.)
03:45 pm to 4:30pmTutorial Session II
Topic: “The Role of Wind Energy in Energy Transition”
Speaker: Jami Hossain (Vice President & Technical Chair, World Wind Energy Association (WWEA))
05:00 pm to 6:00 pmYP Track - Panel Discussion
Topic : Youth Contribution in Power & Energy Sector for Green World
Juan Carlos Montero Q (Treasurer, IEEE PES)

Chiranjeevi Bala Kotharu (Senior Electrical Engineer Burns & McDonnell)

Sajith Wijesuriya (Postdoctoral Researcher NREL)
06:00 pm to 8:00 pmWiP Track 2 - Panel Discussion
Topic : The Beginning of a New Era: From a Fresher to Leadership Excellence
Mazana Armstrong (Vice President - Chapters, IEEE PES)

Preethy V Warrier (Women in Power Liaison - IEEE PES YP)

Mercy Chelangat (PES Region 8 Women in Power Representative)

Raneena Raoof (YP WiP Representative, IEEE PES YP Kerala)

Sherin Cherian (Membership Development Coordinator, IEEE PES YP Kerala)

Moderator: Swetha Prabhakar (Content Writer,IEEE PES YP Kerala)
21 Nov 202104:30 pm to 06:00 pmInaugural Session

Welcome: V K Damodaran, General Chair
Conference Overview: Bijuna Kunju K - Chair, Technical Program Committee
Inaugural Address: Saifur Rahman, 2022 IEEE President Elect, Joseph R. Loring Professor & Director - Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute

Presidential Address: Dean Sharafi, Region Representative, Asia Pacific, IEEE PES Governing Board

Keynote I

Speaker: Saifur Rahman, 2022 IEEE President Elect, Joseph R. Loring Professor & Director - Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute

Surekha Deshmukh - Chair, PES India Chapters Council

Sarada Jaikrishnan - Chair, IEEE Kerala Section

Vote of Thanks:
A K Suhair - Chair, IEEE PES Kerala Chapter and Conference Secretary
07:00 pm to 8:00 pmKeynote II

Topic: “Data-Driven Management and Control of Electric Grid with Renewables Applications”

Speaker: Sukumar Kamalasadan (Duke Energy Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of North Carolina)
22 Nov 202109:30 am to 10:15 amKeynote III

Topic: "Integrated Power Electronics and Machine Learning Solutions for Health - Conscious Battery Management Systems and Fast Charging Applications"

Speaker: Sheldon Williamson (Professor with the Smart Transportation Electrification and Energy Research Group, Department of Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering, University of Ontario Institute of Technology )
10:30 am to 12:00 pmSession I (T11, T21, T41, T51)
(16 presentations )
02:00 pm to 2:45 pmKeynote IV

Topic: "Challenges and Opportunities of Solar PV Integrations to National Grids Applications"

Speaker: Tapan Saha (Discipline Leader of Power, Energy & Control Engineering at UQ, Founding Director of Australasian Transformer Innovation Centre & Leader of UQ Solar and UQ industry 4.0 Energy TestLab)
03:00 pm to 4:30 pmSession II (T22, T31, T52, T61) (16 presentations)
04:30 pm to 06:00 pmSession III (T23, T32, T42, T62) (18 presentations)
23 Nov 202109:30 am to 10:15 amKeynote V

Topic: “Enhancing Resilience and Operational Flexibility with Digital Interventions”

Surekha Deshmukh (Domain Consultant, Utilities, Analytics & Insight,TCS)

Ranjeet Vaishnav (Director – Utility Solutions, TCS Utilities Business Unit)
10:30 am to 12:00 pmIndustry Workshops: Eaton, GE Digital India, TCS and KSEB - Limited
03:00 pm to 4:30 pmKeynote VI

Topic: “Dynamic Estimation and Control of Power System Applications”

Speaker: Bikash Pal (Professor of Power Systems at Imperial College London (ICL))
04:30 pm to 06:00 pmSession IV (T12, T24, T53) (11 presentations)
06:00 pm to 7:00 pmValedictory
Speaker: V K Damodaran, General Chair


Technical Papers are solicited on subjects pertaining to the scope of the conference
that includes, but is not limited to the topics.

  • AI and ML applications in power systems

  • Big data analytics in energy systems

  • Blockchain applications in smart grid

  • IoT Infrastructure for energy management in smart cities

  • Electric and hybrid vehicles

  • Energy efficient architecture and buildings

  • Lighting and illumination

  • Transportation electrification and charging infrastructure

  • Energy storage technologies

  • FACTS, HVDC and pulsed power

  • Grid integration of distributed energy resources

  • Electrical machines and drives

  • Power System resilience

  • Modeling and control of power systems

  • Power and energy engineering- planning and management

  • Power engineering education

  • Economics of power generation

  • Power quality and electromagnetic Compatibility

  • Advanced metering and protection systems

  • Smart grid technologies

  • Sustainable technologies for smart grids and micro-grids