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PCIM Asia Conference: Call for Papers now open

8 Feb 2021

Industry experts and academics are invited to submit their papers on the latest solutions and trends in the power electronics field for the PCIM Asia Conference 2021. Held alongside the PCIM Asia exhibition, the conference is a leading platform for knowledge sharing for the power electronics, intelligent motion technology, renewable energy and energy management sectors. Interested parties are encouraged to submit their abstracts by 15 March. The exhibition and conference will both run from 9 – 11 September 2021.

Held at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center for the first time, PCIM Asia will once again gather industry professionals to showcase the latest trends and developments in the power electronics sector, covering a range of power electronics solutions and associated semiconductors, power devices, bus bars, capacitors and more. Recognised as a reputable platform, the exhibition and conference promote industry exchange and development in a professional, international and forward-thinking environment.

The PCIM Asia Conference has long been renowned as a crucial and leading conference for the industry. Annually, experts in the power electronics field gather to share their insights on the latest market advancements and technologies. With an audience of around 500 industry peers, the conference is a rewarding and unrivalled platform in China for professionals to showcase their newest findings.

Key topics of interest to be featured in the 2021 edition include:

·        Advanced Power Semiconductors

·        Packaging and Reliability

·        Passive Components and Integration

·        AC/DC Converter

·        DC/DC Converter

·        Digital Power Conversion

·        Motor Drives & 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

As in previous years, all accepted papers will feature in the official PCIM Asia Conference proceedings, as well as the widely recognised libraries of IEEE Xplore, IET Inspec Direct and Scopus. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the PCIM Asia 2021 Advisory Board and Technical Committee.

A look back at the 2020 PCIM Asia Conference

Last year’s edition of the PCIM Asia Conference attracted a total of 298 onsite attendees, 144 online attendees, whilst 61 conference papers were presented during the oral and poster sessions. Amongst the discussions during the conference were the latest hot issues affecting the power electronics industry, cutting-edge technologies, the latest scientific achievements and academic research, and developments on the future prospects of power electronics.

The conference has always brought together a variety of presenters from all over the world. The 2020 edition welcomed 67 expert speakers from a range of countries and regions including China, the US, Canada, Germany, Greece, the UK, Switzerland, Japan, Taiwan, Korea and others. From these, 39 speakers came from companies including Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, ABB Power Grids, DiscoverEE, Fuji Electric, Delta Electronics (Shanghai), Infineon and more, while 28 were academics from institutions such as Tsinghua University, University of Sheffield, Osaka University, University of Toronto, Aristotle University of Thessalonik and Shanghai University, among others.

You can review the entire 2020 conference through the virtual platform until 31 March 2021. For details please contact:

Meanwhile, to find out more about the 2021 exhibition, and further details and conditions about the Call for Papers, please visit or email

PCIM Asia will take place this year for the first time at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center. It is jointly organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd and the Shanghai Pudong International Exhibition Corp, with Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH as a partner.

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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. The Messe Frankfurt Group employs around 2,500* people in a total of 30 subsidiaries. The company generated annual sales of approximately €250* million in 2020 after having recorded sales of €738 million the previous year. Even in difficult times caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we are globally networked with our industry sectors. 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. We are expanding our digital expertise with new business models. 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 2020