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What’s ECCE?
ECCE is the foremost IEEE conference in the field of electrical and electromechanical energy conversion. It provides researchers, engineers and professionals from industry and academia with a convivial and innovative atmosphere for interaction and networking.

What can visitors do at ECCE?
Participate in a variety of technical sessions addressing various topics in power electronics and machine design, learn about new R&D and speak with experts in these areas, seek answers to technical challenges in their work.

What’s different about ECCE?
The combined focus on both power electronics and machines means that the conference addresses integrated energy systems more comprehensively. The conference also emphasizes higher power applications , above 1 kW, in critical areas such as automotive, industrial drives, renewable energy and other grid-connected applications. Want a deeper look at the topics discussed at ECCE? See last year’s list of papers given in the oral and poster sessions (PDF)

Who participates in ECCE?
Engineers representing a range of industries, national laboratories, and other organizations plus instructors, researchers and students. See the list of past attendees (PDF)

Who exhibits in ECCE’s expo?
In general, the exhibit has traditionally showcased the offerings of power electronics and machine component vendors and design tools (with particular strength in the tools area.) It has also had strong participation from large OEM companies in the energy and automotive industries, plus select universities and organizations. See the list of past exhibitors (PDF)

Who sponsors ECCE?
The IEEE’s Power Electronics Society (PELS) and the Industrial Applications Society (IAS). Last year’s corporate sponsors were General Electric and General Motors.

What does it cost to attend ECCE?
Registration rates for the conference vary depending on whether you are a member of a sponsoring IEEE society, an IEEE member, IEEE Life Member, or nonmember. Similarly, there are different fees for the ECCE tutorials; options for single-day registration, options for joint registration with the IAS meeting and guest tickets to selected events. If you just want to attend, the expo, it is free on Tuesday from 10 am -5:30 pm. See 2018 conference rates..

Fun facts about ECCE:

  • Attendance has grown from about 700 attendees at the first ECCE in San Jose in 2009 to nearly 1600 attendees last year in Cincinnati. (Editor’s note: Despite the growth, I find the conference maintains a very friendly atmosphere.)
  • ECCE 2018 has received a record number of digest (paper) submissions — 1788!


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ECCE 2016 Best Paper Award Winners


See the papers presented at past ECCE Conferences:
•   2016
•   2015

Read HOW2POWER’s preview of the ECCE 2016 conference program and its preview of the ECCE 2016 expo.

On 10th Anniversary, ECCE Draws Nearly 1800 Attendees Read about the record attendance and other successes of the just concluded ECCE 2018 in Portland, Oregon.

ECCE 2018 Expo Brings Advanced Power Semiconductors, New Test Capabilities And Design Tool Innovations To Pacific Northwest Read about the products that vendors will be showing at the upcoming ECCE in Portland, Oregon.

ECCE 2018 Plenary Peers Into Future Of New Energy Sources And Applications. Speakers will address topics ranging from fuel cell-powered data centers to silicon carbide and GaN power semiconductors to ocean-powered energy sources and pod-based, high-speed transportation. This article provides a preview of these plenary.

PEIC To Host Session On Internships In Power Electronics At ECCE 2018. Read all about it.

PEIC Member Meeting At ECCE 2018 Will Feature Speaker from ON Semiconductor. Read all about it.

Who’s Who In Energy Conversion In Portland: Area Tech Companies You May Want To Visit

Home to many tech companies, Portand has been dubbed the Silicon Forest. See who’s here and who you might want to visit while in town for ECCE 2018.

Learn What Else You Can See And Do While Visiting Portland:

Portland Things to Do
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What participants say about ECCE

I do machines and electromagnetics and I interact with people in the drives world. But it’s really nice to walk into a conference where I can go to a session on smart grids or on devices. I will learn something about a new topic and maybe it’ll spark some ideas. This is the only conference where I feel I can get a broad spectrum of topics.”—Peter Wung

I’ve talked with some of my colleagues that are academics and they still feel it’s one of the best technical conferences in the field of power electronics and emerging technology.” -- Michael Harke

 

To register or for more information about ECCE 2018, see the ECCE website.

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