APEC News Release

Professional Education Seminar Proposals Submissions Are Now Open

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2022

APEC is pleased to announce that Professional Education Seminar Proposals are now being accepted for APEC 2023, which will take place March 19-23, 2023, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

APEC 2023 continues the tradition of focusing on the practical aspects of the power electronics profession; the Professional Education Seminars at APEC 2023 address the need for in‐depth discussion of important and complex power electronics topics. Each seminar combines practical application with theory designed to further educate the working professional in power electronics or related fields.

Topics are to address the practical issues of the specification, design, manufacture and marketing of power electronic components, products, and systems. Proposals focusing on, but not limited to, any of the following areas of power electronics are welcome.

1) Power Systems

  • AC‐DC Power Supplies
  • DC‐DC Converters
  • Inverters
  • Motor Drives
  • Lighting Power Systems
  • Solid State Circuit Breakers
  • Renewable/Alternative Energy
  • Microgrid, FACTs, HVDC and other utility applications
  • Aerospace & Defense Systems
  • Automotive & Traction Applications
  • Shipboard power supplies and systems
  • Wireless power transfer systems
  • Charging systems
  • Telecom Power Systems
  • Data centers
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies

2) Components

  • Capacitor Technologies
  • ICs for Power Electronics
  • Magnetics
  • Power Semiconductors

3) Design

  • Control of Converters & Systems
  • Digital Control and Management
  • EMI and EMC Issues
  • Energy Harvesting
  • High‐Efficiency Designs
  • Machine Control
  • Modeling and Analysis
  • Power Conversion Fundamentals
  • Power Factor Correction
  • Protection of Converters & Systems
  • Safety and EMI/EMC Compliance
  • Simulation Tools & Techniques
  • Soft‐Switching Techniques
  • Thermal Management

4) Manufacturing

  • Design for Manufacturability
  • High Density Packaging
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Standardizing Specifications
  • Technology Transfer

5) Business

  • Benchmarking Results
  • Identifying New & Emerging Markets
  • JIT & Material Management
  • Market Analysis & Strategies
  • Procurement & Qualification
  • Product & Technology Roadmaps
  • Quality/Reliability and Data
  • The Voice Of The Customer

All proposals are due by September 16, 2022. Visit the Professional Education Seminar webpage to learn more, including submission requirements and topics of interest, and to submit today!

Important Milestones (subject to change):

June 21, 2022: Submission site for Professional Education Seminars is now open - click here to submit your proposal

September 16, 2022: Deadline for submission of proposals

October 24, 2022: Notification that a proposal was accepted or declined

January 6, 2023: Final presentations and author registrations are due