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Denver, CO – September 30, 2013 – IEEE’s global Energy Conversion Congress & Expo (ECCE), held September 15-19, 2013, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, the largest conference in ECCE’s history, attracted more than 1300 participants from around the globe. ECCE 2013, merging science and engineering, drew visionaries and practitioners from industry and academia to advance innovative, market sensitive and cost effective energy conversion solutions.
ECCE2013 featured distinguished keynote speakers from the U.S. Department of Energy, NREL, TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company, and Capricorn Investment Group. Each presented their unique vision of the future where distributed generation from renewable energy is a key part of energy mix. This theme was continued in the town-hall discussion on the future of renewable energy and was highlighted in many of the technical sessions.
The Expo’s expanding roster of exhibitors attracted more than 40 exhibitors presenting state-of-art energy technologies, including ABB, GE Global Research, and Ford Motors. Here is what exhibitors were saying about their experience at ECCE2013: "The conference is very international. We found new applications and new business," Hironori Ninomiya, JFE Steel
"ECCE is a good opportunity to interface with industry and colleagues,” Di Pan, GE
"The conference was well organized...I'm glad we came. Excellent location to learn more about current technology," Liwen Xu, Ford Motors
"We're looking forward to ECCE Pittsburgh," Gary, 5S PELS, IEEE Power Electronics Society, hosted a reception during the conference to celebrate its 25th anniversary. All past presidents of PELS were all present, and current President, Don Tan, presented a summary on the state of the society. In the past 25 years, PELS has doubled its membership and quadrupled its publications. “It is,” said Dr. Tan, “an exciting time for PELS as power electronics is emerging as a top tier technology.” Ayman El-Rafaie, next year’s General Chair, is looking forward to ECCE 2014, with the ultimate goal of continuing to grow the conference in attendance, as well as in industry participation and exhibitors. Pittsburgh promises to be an “excellent venue for achieving this goal.” For complete information on ECCE 2014, visit: http://2014.ecceconferences.org/
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