APEC News Release

APEC Is Excited to Share the Full Plenary Session Lineup

Thursday, Jan 26, 2023

APEC's legendary Plenary Sessions will return on Monday, March 20, 2023, addressing issues of immediate and long-term interest to practicing power electronics professionals!

This year’s lineup includes distinguished professionals who will share their thoughts on topics ranging from recycling and EVs to maximizing efficiency and the future of power electronics. Check out the current list of topics below and read each Plenary abstract here.

As a reminder, it's not too late to register for APEC 2023. However, the hotel deadline for booking with APEC's negotiated rates is fast approaching — February 16 — and space is filling up quickly. Register and secure your place today!

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Plenary Speakers 2022

Plenary Sessions

Monday, March 20, 2023 | 1:15 - 5:00 p.m. ET | Hall WA3 (Level 2)

Recycling, Refining, and Remanufacturing Battery Materials

Patrick Chapman
Vice President, Electrical Engineering
Redwood Materials

Developing the Tools of Tomorrow: Efficient and Effective Power Electronics for Power Tools

Brandon Verbrugge
Senior Vice President – Cordless Systems and Technology
Milwaukee Tools

Designing for Manufacturability with Software-Based Constraints: Shortening the Iterative Design Cycle

Grant Pitel
Magna-Power Electronics

GaN for EV Power Train: Breakthroughs and Challenges

Tamara Baksht
CEO & Co-Founder
VisIC Technologies

Silicon Carbide Mass Commercialization and Future Trends

Victor Veliadis
Executive Director & CTO
Power America

Developing the Power Electronics Workforce Through MOOC Degree Programs and Public Educational Videos

Robert W. Erickson
Professor, Electrical Computer and Energy Engineering
Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
University of Colorado Boulder


Katherine A. Kim
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
National Taiwan University

*All speakers, times, and topics are subject to change

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