The IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) announces a Call for Papers for the COBEP/SPEC conference to be held 29 November to 2 December 2015 at the Hotel Praia Centro, Fortaleza, Brazil. The 1st SPEC will be held from November 29th to December 2nd, 2015, along with the 13th Brazilian Power Electronics Conference – 13th COBEP Paper digest submissions for the joint conference – in English - are now being accepted through 10 May 2015.
The conference jointly conducted by the Brazilian Society of Power Electronics – SOBRAEP and the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS ) and covers the fields of interest of the power electronics community, providing a forum for sharing theoretical and practical developments related to power electronics, featuring strong participation of industry and academia.
The main topics of the conference include:
Power converters topologies and design
Electrical machines and drive systems
Modeling, simulation and control in power electronics
Devices, packaging, integration, magnetic materials and passive components
Industrial, commercial and residential applications
Renewable energy systems
Smart grid and utility applications
Energy efficiency, power quality and electromagnetic compatibility
Education and special topics
Prospective authors are requested to submit a digest no longer than five (5) pages, single column, double spaced, font size 12, summarizing the proposed paper. The digest should include key equations, figures, tables and references as appropriate, but no author names or affiliations. The digests must clearly state the objectives of the work, its significance in advancing engineering or science, and the methods and specific results in sufficient detail. Papers presented at COBEP/SPEC must be original material and not have been previously presented or published. Reviewers value evidence of completed experimental work. Authors should obtain any necessary company and governmental clearance prior to submission of digests.