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PCIM Asia Conference Call for Papers and speaker applications open

12 Dec 2019

PCIM Asia Conference 2020 – part of the PCIM Asia fair held from 1 to 3 July – is calling for submission of papers. With a number of industry experts having already confirmed their participation in this must-attend event in the industry, the conference continues to welcome authorities and academia to submit their abstracts on the latest trends and applications in the power electronics field by 31 December 2019. Opportunities for speakers to be involved in the conference are also still open.

PCIM Asia is an international exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion technology, renewable energy and energy management. The fair, to be held from 1 – 3 July 2020 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Center, is jointly organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd and the Shanghai Pudong International Exhibition Corp, with Mesago PCIM GmbH as a partner. The show will showcase the latest offerings in the power electronics industry, covering a comprehensive selection of power electronics solutions and associated semiconductors, power devices, bus bars, capacitors and more.

Known as one of the most important and prominent conferences for power electronics in Asia, the PCIM Asia Conference is where industry associates gather to discuss the technological advancement and future development of the power electronics industry. The conference provides a unique platform for power electronics specialists to present their latest discoveries in front of nearly 500 industry players.

E-Mobility and Infrastructure will be the key topic of the PCIM Asia Conference this year, which will focus on the technological breakthrough and upcoming trends of e-mobility. Other highlighted topics this year include:

·  Environmental Friendly and Renewable Energy Technologies

·  Advanced Power Semiconductors

·  Passive Components and Integration

·  AC / DC Converters

·  DC / DC Converters

·  Digital Power Conversion

·  Motor Drive & Motion Control

·  High Frequency Power Electronic Converters and Inverters

·  Automotive Power Electronics

·  System Reliability

·  Power Quality Solutions

·  Smart Grid Power Electronics

·  Power Electronics in Transmission Systems

All the papers accepted will be included in the official PCIM Asia Conference proceedings, as well as the widely recognised libraries of IEEE Xplore and IET Inspec Direct. Conference contributions will also be considered for oral presentations or posters. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the PCIM Asia 2020 Advisory Board and Technical Committee.

As in the past, The Best Paper Award and The Young Engineer Award will be granted to the winners from submissions that highlight technologies, market trends and government policies within the power electronics industry. The organisers will present these awards in recognition of the outstanding contribution made by those in the industry, and the winners will be honoured during the event with a prize money of RMB 8,000 each.

The conference has always attracted an impressive line-up of professional attendees. Some of the participants in 2019 included ABB, Danfoss, Delta, DTU, EPFL, Institute of Electrical Engineering Chinese Academy of Sciences, JJE, Macdermid Alpha, Osaka Institute of Technology, Tsinghua University, University of Nottingham Ningbo, Zhejiang University and many others. It is expected that industry experts from these leading enterprises and academic institutions will return once again to share their insights as well as experiences on various topics.

To find out more about the 2020 show and further details and conditions about the Call for Papers, please visit or email

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Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,600* employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €733* million. We have close ties with our industry sectors and serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of the Group’s key USPs is its closely knit global sales network, which extends throughout the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). For more information, please visit our website at:
* preliminary figures 2019