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APEC 2016 Preview

APEC 2016 Preview

In 2016, the Applied Power Electronics Conference, or APEC,  will be held at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, CA, March 20-24, 2016. APEC presents a unique opportunity for power electronics profes­sionals from academia, national laboratories, and industry to exchange technical knowledge and network with others power electronics engineers. APEC 2016 addresses issues of immediate and long-term interest for the practicing power electronics engineer.

APEC’s Sponsors

  • IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS)
  • IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS)
  • Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA)

Conference Program and Exposition

  • Power Electronics Exposition

APEC’s exposition hits its record high participation with 263 exhibitors and 398 booths. The exhibitors will showcase their state-of-the-art technologies, products, and solutions on applied power electronics.

  • Professional Education Seminars

21 seminars cover subjects ranging from dc-dc converter design to GaN circuits, power electronics fundamentals, smart grid, digital control, PMBus, etc. Presenters are internationally known experts from industry and universities.

  • Technical Sessions

The technical presentation papers are selected from an all-time record-high 1,212 digests submitted from 45 countries from across the globe. The technical program includes papers of broad appeal scheduled for oral presentation from Tuesday morning through Thursday afternoon.

  • Dialogue Sessions

Papers with a more specialized focus are available for discussion with authors at the dialogue session on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. The various technical venues cover all areas of technical interest to the practicing power electronics professional.

  • Industry Sessions

The popular industry sessions will include 119 accepted presentations in 20 sessions.

  • Rap Program

Attendees can participate in three interesting and controversial topics. Free refreshments will be available.

Who Should Attend?

  • Equipment OEMs that use power supplies and dc-dc converters in their equipment.
  • Designers of power supplies, dc-dc converters, motor drives, uninterruptable power supplies, inverters and any other power electronic circuits, equipment and systems.
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of components and assemblies used in power electronics.
  • Manufacturing, quality and test engineers involved with power electronics equipment.
  • Marketing, sales and anyone involved in the business of power electronic.
  • Compliance engineers testing and qualifying power electronics equipment or equipment that uses power electronics.

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