Programme Information

Conference Programme

The theme for the CIGRE Symposium, Dublin 2017 is 'Experiencing the Future Power System....Today'.

The Symposium will take place on Wednesday, 31st May and Thursday, 1st June.

Tutorials take place on Tuesday 30th May and a technical visit will take place on Friday 2nd June.

Study Committee and Working Group meetings will take place on Monday, 29th and Tuesday, 30th May.


Please click here for the final programme

This programme is provisional and subject to change

Please click here for a Guide on Presentations and Discussions

The Technical Committee for the symposium is composed of representatives of the following Study Committees;

SC Title Chair / Contact for Meetings
C1 System Development and Economics (Lead SC) Konstantin Staschus / Peter Roddy
C2 System Operation and Control Susana de Almeida Graaff / Vinay Sewdien
C4 System Technical Performance Zia Emin / Hideki Motoyma
C5 Electricity Markets and Regulation Andy Ott / Albert DiCaprio
C6 Distribution Systems and Dispersed Generation Christine Schwaegerl
B2 Overhead Lines Herbert Lugschitz



The Study Committees listed above will hold their annual Study Committee meetings in Dublin. A number of working groups will also hold meetings here. A full programme of meetings will be available on this page once details are finalised.

Please contact if you have any queries in relation to these meetings.

Keynote Speaker 

The conference plenary opening session will be addressed by Dr. Francis O’Sullivan


Dr. Francis O’Sullivan is the Director of Research and Analysis for the MIT Energy Initiative, and is a Senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His work focuses on a range of topics related to energy markets, financing, technologies and regulation. His current research focuses on unconventional oil and gas resources, LNG markets, the energy-water nexus, solar energy and the integration of advanced storage in the power sector.




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