Conference Theme: Future Grid: The Reality, Challenges, and Opportunities

Papers of quality are invited to present original work or practical experiences relating, but not restricted, to the topics below. Papers will be recommended for publication in IET INSPEC database and IEEE Xplore.

Management and Planning

  • T&D Asset Management
  • Architectures and models for Smart Grid
  • Design and application of modern generation, transmission and distribution equipment
  • Micro-grid & Grid Optimization
  • Demand Dispatch
  • Distribution generation, CHP & other alternative energy resources
  • Renewable energy systems and sustainable development initiatives
  • Energy storage facilities
  • Asset condition monitoring
  • Operation & Maintenance strategies

Operation and Control

  • Economic and optimal operation
  • Self-healing capability
  • Distribution Automation
  • Interconnection of renewable energy systems and electric vehicles with Smart Grid
  • Power quality & reliability
  • Operation & control of AC/DC grid
  • Power Electronics

End Use Management

  • Building energy management systems & automation
  • Demand side management
  • Demand response & dynamic pricing
  • Energy efficiency and conservation initiatives
  • Application of electric vehicles and associated charging infrastructure
  • Smart home application

Smart Grid Technology

  • Internet of Energy (IoE)
  • Communication protocol
  • Standardization, Interoperability and Coexistence & Regulation
  • Data management & Cyber security
  • SCADA/EMS/DMS and information systems
  • Home area network
  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
  • Power conversion technologies
  • Long life-time power electronic systems

Electric Power Market

  • Power market restructuring
  • Independent power producer & distributed and embedded generation
  • Smart grid and the power market interactions
Deadline for submission of Abstracts31st May 2018
Notification of provisional acceptance 15th June 2018
Deadline for submission of Final Paper31st July 2018
Notification of final acceptance31st August 2018

The following data entries are mandatory for the submission of an Abstract to the web-site.

  • Title of the paper
  • Authors and Co-authors, each with name, affiliation, email address
  • Contact e-mail address and telephone of the principal author
  • Abstract in text form (300 to 400 words) (no graphic or formula)
  • Up to 4 keywords
  • Related conference topic

Final Paper shall be in PDF format, ready for printing on paper of A4 size (21cm x 29.7cm) with margins of not less than 2.5cm from all edges and in double-column, with a maximum of 6 pages
All Abstracts and Final Papers will be reviewed by the Technical Programme Committee. Acceptance will be individually informed through email.

Accepted papers shall be presented by at least one of the authors who must have paid the registration fees. Each registered author can present up to three papers.  If the author would like to present more than three papers, an extra 15% of the full registration fee will be charged for each of the additional paper.  All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings.

Special Panel Sessions and Tutorials

Papers for two special sessions are open for submission:

Dynamics Analysis and Operation Control of High Power Electronics-penetrated Power Systems

Robust Planning and Operation of Microgrids with High-level Uncertain Distributed Energy Resources 

Other topics of relevance to the conference theme are invited to be subjects for special panel sessions and tutorials. Proposed topics shall reach the Organizing Committee via E-mail on or before 10 May 2018. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to accept, decline, make whole or partial use of, or modify the proposals and their contents for APSCOM 2018 without referring to the proposers.

Best Student Paper Award

To encourage students to present their research work, a Best Student Paper Award will be presented in APSCOM 2018.  The winner, 1st runner up, and 2nd runner up will receive HK$2,000, HK$1,000 and HK$500 respectively together wtih a certificate.  For a paper to quality for the award, an author must be the first author and the presenter of the paper.

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