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PCIM Asia 2017 kicks off on 27 June in Shanghai

22 Jun 2017

PCIM Asia – International exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy and energy management will be open for trade from 27 – 29 June at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. Jointly organised by Shanghai Pudong International Exhibition Corp, Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd and Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, the fair is ready to present the latest offerings in the power electronics industries. At the fair, professional buyers can expect to find a comprehensive selection of power electronics solutions and associated semiconductors, power device, bus bars, capacitors and more.

Benefitting from China’s rapid industrialisation and strict environmental protection regulations, the government is investing heavily in the renewable energy, electric vehicle development and power and energy management sectors. This year, returning exhibitors from within and outside of China have already confirmed their attendance to display their innovative products in 7,000 sqm of exhibition space. Prominent brands at PCIM Asia include Amperam, CRRC, Danfoss, Fuji, Infineon, LEM, Mitsubishi, Power Integrations, Semikron, Shanghai Eagtop, Sun King, Toshiba, Vincotech, and many others. Contributing to the 2017 edition’s exhibitor figures is the Newcomer Pavilion formed by 11 first-time exhibitors from both domestic and overseas countries.

Apart from a comprehensive display of up-to-date solutions for China’s power electronics market, a strong line-up of VIP buyers form by renowned enterprises have also confirmed their participation. They include Delta, Flextronics, Hitachi, Huawei, Midea, Shanghai Electric Group, Shanghai General Motors, Valeo Siemens Eautomotive and many other renowned enterprises.

Conference and exhibitor forum inspire fair participants by providing latest market information

In addition to being a wide-ranging trading platform, PCIM Asia also offers unique opportunities for fairgoers to exchange professional insights and discover different market perspectives. Held alongside the exhibition will be the PCIM Asia Conference, one of the most important and influential conferences for power electronics in Asia. This year, 55 conference papers will be presented during the conference and poster sessions. Power electronics development for new energy vehicles and high-frequency power conversion technologies targeted at the Asian market will be the focus of this year’s conference, which are also covered in two keynote speeches. Keynote speakers and their corresponding presentation topics include:

·   Speaker: Professor Ambrish Chandra, ÉTS, University of Québec, Canada

    Topic: Hybrid Renewable Energy Standalone Systems

·   Speaker: Professor Xiangning He, Zhejiang University, China

    Topic: The Characteristics of Advanced Power Electronics Devices for High-Performance Power Converters

Other noteworthy concurrent events include special sessions on “Wide Bandgap Power Electronics” presented by top speakers from Fuji Electric, Mitsubishi and Panasonic. Furthermore, over 55 industry-oriented presentations are scheduled for the 2017 conference and are categorised by the following themes:

-   Advanced Power Semiconductors

-   Automotive Power Electronics

-   High-Frequency Converter Technologies

-   Renewable Energy Technologies

-   Smart Grid Technologies

For the very first time, the fair also confirmed a strong line-up of conference attendees. Industry experts from leading enterprises and national institutions include Delta, EPC, Hyundai Motor, LG, National Cheng Kung University, North China Electric Power University, On Semiconductor, Rolls-Royce, Shanghai Huahong Group, Siemens, Tongji University, Toshiba, Tsinghua University, Xi`an Jiaotong University and many others will gather and share their experiences as well as insight on various topics.

Another event highlight is the PCIM Asia Power Electronic Applied Technologies Forum. Focusing on energy management software and applications in environmentally friendly vehicles, the latest power semiconductor measurement technologies and multilevel power converter technologies, the forum is an effective tool for companies to tap the Chinese market. Additionally, a new segment on “Intelligent Motion: Fusing motion control with intelligent information technology” will be added and led by top scholars at Shanghai University. Collectively, more than 30 presentations will offer participants a look into the industry’s newest trends and technologies.

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