That’s a wrap!

Thank you to all the attendees, presenters, volunteers, patrons, sponsors and exhibitors who made the 18th annual IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC 2018) such a success. Please check out our recap and photos.

By the numbers

  • 175+ attendees.
  • 18 countries represented.
  • 6 continents represented.
  • 10 Canadian provinces and territories represented.
  • 100+ papers presented.
  • 18th EPEC.
  • 1st time that EPEC had been hosted in Toronto, Canada’s largest city.

Conference summary

EPEC 2018 took place on October 10 and 11, 2018 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. With 82 per cent of Canadians now living in urban areas, the theme was “Clean Technologies for Smart Cities”. The conference provided an opportunity for experts from the private sector, academia, government and other interested organizations from Canada and abroad to present and discuss the latest developments in electric power and energy systems, including research and development, industrial and business trends, as well as emerging regulatory and policy challenges. This included debate on the potential impact of these developments on society. The conference provided an international forum for the exchange of ideas with thought leaders and the presentation of peer-reviewed papers on the latest power and energy R&D initiatives, applications and implementations.

See you next year in Montreal

The 19th annual IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC 2019) is scheduled to be held September 22–24, 2019 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Please follow EPEC 2019 on Twitter for updates — including the call for papers when it is released.

Thank you to our patrons, sponsors and exhibitors

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Technical co-sponsor