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DEIS Fully Sponsored Conferences

DEIS sponsors a series of international conferences to provide a forum for members and non-members to participate and share research results, new developments, and practical experience in the Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation fields.  Some conferences are held annually, while others are bi-annual or even every three years. Be sure to mark your calendars for the events of interest to you and look for announcements from the organizing committees. Please be careful when searching the internet for DEIS conferences. There are fraudulent websites advertising predatory conferences with very similar names. The sole purpose of these predatory conferences is to collect paper or registration fees. A calendar of all upcoming conferences can be found on the events page.

A list of upcoming conferences can be viewed on the upcoming conferences page.

(CEIDP) Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena:

CEIDP is an annual research-oriented conference usually based in the Americas, providing an international forum for the discussion of current research on electrical insulation, dielectric phenomena and related topics. Some of the topics of interest include biodielectrics, aging, high-frequency dielectric phenomena, surface flashover and treeing, outdoor insulation, and polarization phenomena.

  • October 6-9, 2024 – Auburn, AL, USA
  • September 14-17, 2025 –Manchester, United Kingdom

(EIC) Electrical Insulation Conference:

EIC is an annual applied conference on liquid, solid, and gaseous materials based in the Americas. The papers present practical applications of electrical insulating systems and materials and diagnostics, for all types of electrical and electronic equipment. Some topics of interest have included: Rotating machines, Variable speed drives, Transformers, Cables, Outdoor insulation (including live line work), Aerospace, Switchgear (including arresters), and Capacitors.

  • June 2-6, 2024 – Minneapolis, MN, USA

(ICD) International Conference on Dielectrics:

ICD is mainly a research-oriented conference with a broader scope in recognition of the fact that many breakthroughs in science occur at the interface between different areas and that the solid, liquid, and gaseous dielectrics communities will benefit from more interaction. ICD is based in Europe every two years. Topics of interest include conduction, polarization, and breakdown; space charge and related effects; aging, degradation, and failure; materials and insulation systems; multi-functional materials; diagnostics and experiments; treeing; new materials for active and passive components; nanodielectrics; electro-active polymers and their application; microelectronics and photonics; eco-friendly dielectrics and recycling; biodielectrics; electro-hydrodynamics.

(ICDL) International Conference on Dielectric Liquids:

ICDL is a research-oriented conference on dielectric liquids, based in Europe every two years. Examples of relevant topics are: Basic properties (ionization, conductivity, interfacial effects, space charge), Modeling and theory, Prebreakdown and breakdown phenomena, Biophysics and related phenomena (aqueous liquids), Radiation-induced processes, detectors and application, Measuring techniques (material characterization, diagnostics), Materials (insulation, molten polymers, water, liquid crystals, new liquids, emulsions etc.), Electro-hydrodynamics (charge-induced flow, electrocoalescence, electrorheology, Applications (electrical insulation, static electrification, EHD pumps).

  • May 18-22, 2025 – Lodz, Poland

(IPMHVC) International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference:

Based in the Americas every two years, this is an applied and research-oriented conference on repetitive pulsed power, power modulator, and pertaining to high voltage theory, components, diagnostics, subsystems. Some specific topics include: Power Conditioning and Pulse Shaping, High Energy Systems, Energy Storage Devices and Components, Rotating Machines and Energy Converters, High Voltage Testing and Diagnostics, High Rep-Rate Systems and Thermal Management, High Voltage Design and Analysis, High Power Microwaves, Radiating Structures, and Electromagnetic Propagation, Prime Power and Power Systems.

  • May 28 – June 1, 2024 – Indianapolis, IN, USA

(ICHVE) International Conference on High Voltage Engineering and Applications:

This event is held every 2 years – alternating between China and elsewhere in the world. The current demands for a large amount of electrical energy are resulting in new strategies for developing high voltage power systems, transmission lines, substations, and appropriate equipment. In many countries, the new energy strategies require the planning and construction of UHV ac and dc transmission systems.  ICHVE provides an excellent opportunity for high voltage engineering scientists, researchers, faculty, industrial representatives, and students to share their state-of-the-art research on topics such as electromagnetic fields; grounding systems; high voltage insulation systems; aging, space charge, and industrial applications; high voltage measurement techniques and instrumentation.

(ISE) International Symposium on Electrets:

Research-oriented conference on electret materials held anywhere in the world every two years.  Topics of interest include: Charge injection, transport & trapping; Thermally stimulated current & dielectric relaxation; Nanoscale measurements of electrostatic phenomena; Ferroelectric, piezoelectric & pyroelectric phenomena; Ferro- and piezoelectrets; Photoelectrets; Electrostatic & dielectric phenomena in life science: Bioelectrets; Non-linear electrical & optical effects; Applications of thin film ferroelectrics; Electrets in organic electronics; Electro-electrets: Soft actuators & sensors.

(ICEMPE) International Conference on Electrical Materials and Power Equipment:

Conference on applications of electrical insulation and dielectric materials to be held every two years in China. Some topics of interest will include: Dielectric Physics related to Conduction, polarization and breakdown (Trees); Space charge, Molecular simulation and calculation; Insulating Materials related to: performance, composition and structure, Nanocomposite, Eco-friendly dielectrics, Biodielectrics; Power Equipment related: fabrication, detection, operation and assessment, Cable, Motor, Transformer, GIS, HVDC Insulating materials and phenomena related to Superconductivity, Arcing, Gas Discharge, Surface Discharge, Structural Optimization of Electrical Insulation; Electrical Insulation Techniques under extreme conditions, High temperature, Electrical insulation in space.

(ICPADM) International Conference on the Properties and Applications of Dielectric Materials:

ICPADM is a conference combining research and application practice in dielectrics covering the general areas of electrical insulation in power equipment and cables, outdoor insulators and bushings, monitoring and diagnosis of insulation degradation, insulation for HVDC systems, ageing and life expectancy of insulation, dielectric phenomena and applications, partial discharges, electrical and water treeing and surface tracking, electrical conduction and breakdown in dielectrics, surface and interfacial phenomena, nano-technology and nano-dielectrics, space charge and its effects, new and functional dielectrics, dielectric materials for electronics and photonics, eco-friendly dielectrics, bio-dielectrics, dielectrics for superconducting applications, new diagnostic applications

(IWIPP) International Workshop on Integrated Power Packaging:

IWIPP is a biennial IEEE event dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art in power semiconductor packaging, which is widely recognized as one of the critical factors influencing the performance and reliability of today’s power electronics. The conference is financially sponsored by the IEEE Power Electronics Society, IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society, Power Sources Manufacturers Association, and the IEEE Electronics Packaging Society.

Technically Sponsored Conferences

These are conferences in which the IEEE DEIS participates. The papers meeting IEEE standards may be available via IEEE Xplore.

(CATCON) Internation Conference on Condition Assessment Techniques in Electrical Systems:

This conference is being organized for the fourth time, in line with the present-day requirements in the global scenario of various condition assessment techniques for a variety of electrical systems. The purpose of this conference is to provide broad coverage and dissemination of fundamental research in condition monitoring and assessment among researchers, academics, industry, and practitioners. The technical program of CATCON consists of tutorials, invited talks, posters, and oral presentations. Research papers describing original work on theories, methodologies, abstractions, algorithms, industry applications, and case studies are invited.

(ISDEIV) International Symposium on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum:

ISDEIV covers a wide range of scientific and technical areas including vacuum breakdown and flashover, vacuum arc physics, pulse power physics and technology, vacuum interrupters and other applications. The six-day Symposium will provide an excellent opportunity for both formal presentation and informal discussion to Symposium participants.

  • September 21-26, 2025 – Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

(CMD) Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis:

CMD covers a broad range of areas such as: Evaluation of failure and degradation of power equipment based on CMD; Advanced sensors and diagnosis techniques for Smart Grid; Strategy planning and asset management for power equipment; Fusion of Big Data and Smart Grid Control with CMD techniques for power equipment; Insulation structure design and lifetime assessment for HVDC system; Degradation and lifetime assessment of new energy devices for power generation and storage.

(ISEIM) International Symposium on Electrical Insulating Materials:

The scope of the conference is to share the experiences and to discuss the latest developments and future challenges confronting the dielectric and electrical insulation society by gathering researchers working with industry, government, and academic institutions. Papers on the following topics are particularly welcome: Polymeric insulators and outdoor insulation; Space charge measurements; On-line monitoring and diagnostics of power apparatus, GIS and cables; Diagnosis of GIS and DC cables; Development of polymeric cables and joints for higher electric fields; Organic and inorganic thin films; New and functional materials including biological and medical dielectrics; Ferroelectric materials.

(INSUCON) International Electrical Insulation Conference:

INSUCON is being held in Europe at intervals of 3 or 4 years. The first Conference in this series was held in 1970 and was called the BEAMA International Conference. Since 1998, INSUCON has been organized by the Electrical Insulation Association, a trade association in the UK, and the conference attracts engineers, consultants, and University researchers from all over the world. INSUCON covers a wide range of materials, processes, and products used in engineering applications. Although generally directed at medium and high voltage equipment, there is a broad scope to the technical papers which are accepted for publication.

(IYCE) International Youth Conference on Energy:

IYCE provides an opportunity for young professionals (undergraduate, MSc, PhD students and entrant engineers) to present their energy and power engineering related work in a friendly international environment. Conference topics include Energy Sources & Production, Power Transmission and Electronics, High Voltage Technology and Dielectrics, Energy Management, Policy, and Regulations, Energy Environment & Sustainability, and Digitalization in Energy

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