The Convention offered a platforms for presenting, discussing and debating a
wealth of scientific and practical topics.
- Festive Events
The 10th anniversary of SEEEI and the 50th anniversary of SEEEI-Israel
were celebrated in the conventions opening ceremony chaired by Eng. Yuval
Margulis, after which IEEE-Israel lifetime achievement awards were presented to
Dr. Uzia Galil and Dr. Michael Rodeh in the presence of dignitaries.
The traditional Honorary Membership and Scholarship awarding
ceremony was honored by the presence of MK Dr. Uzi Landau, Minister of
Energy and Water Resources.
- Plenary Sessions
A series of plenary sessions were held on hot topics including:
Sustainability, Power System Challenges,
Engineering Education - where to ?,
Smart Grid and Electrical Energy Storage, and
Two workshops, each headed by a world-class expert on the topic, were
held in parallel on: Power Systems and Battery Storage, and
- Important topics were discussed in an open discussion fashion. The topics where:
- Coping with Large Power Disturbances in Israel and Around the World:
Causes and Challenges, ELF Magnetic Field Exposure Levels in Israel (TAM5),
Smart Grids: Development and Implementation, Engineering Education - where
to ?, The Future of Renewable & Nuclear Energy in Israel,
Economy in the Power Market, Information & Communication for Intelligent
Networks, Regulation & Standardization for Smart Grids,
How to Manage the
Integration of Large-Scale Renewable Generation into Power Systems
- Parallel Presentation Sessions
Three parallel presentation sessions where held on Thursday morning (TAM),
Thursday afternoon (TPM) and Friday morning (FAM). Each session covers four
or five topics, and each topic is covered by five presentations of approx.
25 minutes each.
- Round Table Discussions
- Russian-Israeli Cooperation in Electric Power Field, Joint Projects
Initiatives - in Russian
- Ethical and Legal Aspects of Engineer Registration and Licensing - in
- Student's Day
- Two scores of EE-Power Engineering students were brought to the
Convention by SEEEI for a full day of events.