X SICEL 2021 – SICEL

X SICEL 2021

1. Presentation

The X version of SICEL will be held virtually in October 2021. It is organized for professional and academic discussion on the energy transition and the fourth industrial revolution.

SICEL is a consolidated international event, thanks to researchers and professionals from more than 16 countries during the last 18 years. This conference was established in 2001 as a common meeting place for electric power companies, academics, professionals, and university students, where knowledge and experiences in electric power and its relationship with society have been analyzed and discussed.

The X SICEL focuses on current issues, such as energy and its importance in a revolutionary new era for society.

2. Objective

Aspects such as ubiquity, supercomputing, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, cybersecurity, among others, have a significant impact on the life of today’s human beings. In addition, access to energy, especially electrical energy, is also part of our daily environment.

As a consequence of the above exposure, the main objective of the X SICEL 2021 is to provide the basis and facilitate a space for the discussion of current issues, especially on the opportunities of the electricity sector in the environment of the transition towards the fourth industrial revolution.

3. Addressed to

  • Engineers and professionals from areas related to the objective of X SICEL 2021.
  • Postgraduate and undergraduate students in areas related to the objective of X SICEL 2021.
  • Companies in the electricity sector and others related to energy transition and the fourth industrial revolution.
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4. Program Structure

X Sicel –  October 2021: Energy transition in the fourth industrial revolution

Tuesday 12 Wednesday 13 Thursday 14 Friday 15
Morning WS 1 OC KC-KS3 KC-KS5
KC-KS1 KC-E2 KC-E4
Industrial exposition – sponsors
WS 2 KC-KS2 CM-KS 4 PE
KC-E1 KC-E3
Industrial exposition – sponsors
Afternoon WS3 | WS4 SP 1 SP 3 SP 5
Industrial exposition – sponsors
SP 2 SP 4 CIGRE-RIELEC

WS: Practical mini-course related t o t he t heme of t he event. D uration: 2 hours. Capacity limited t o 15 people upon registration.
OC: Opening ceremony.
KC-KS: Keynote conference by an i nternational expert i n energy t ransition. D uration: 50 minutes.
KC-E: Keynote conference by a company representative with "Gold" sponsorship, related to t heir contribution t o t he energy t ransition. D uration: 30 minutes.
SP: Session of papers submitted as a contribution t o t he conference. Three simultaneous sessions. D uration: 100 minutes.
PE: Panel of experts. Energy t ransformation i n t he f ourth i ndustrial revolution. D uration: 90 minutes.
Rielec: Presentation of t he relevant activities of t he Colombian network of Electrical
Engineering programs. D uration: 30 minutes.
CIGRE: Presentation of t he relevant activities of CIGRE Colombian. D uration: 20 minutes.

5. TECHNICAL COMMITTEE SICEL 2021

Conference Chair: Ph.D.Juan José Mora Flórez - full professor-Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira.
Honorary Chair: Ph.D. Horacio Torres Sánchez - Full Professor - Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Ph.D. José Germán López Quintero - Dean, Electrical Engineering Bachelor Program- Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira.
Technical Chair: Ph.D. Camilo Younes velosa - Full Professor - Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Plenary Chair: Ph.D. Sandra Ximena Carvajal Quintero - Full Professor - Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Advisory Panel Chair: Ph.D. Alexander Molina Cabrera - Dean, Faculty of Engineering - Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira.
Ph.D. Andrés Escobar Mejía - Dean, Electrical Engineering Master Program - Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira.
Ph.D. José Germán López Quintero - Dean, Electrical Engineering Bachelor Program- Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira.
Technical Committe Members: Ph.D. Carlos sartory - Full professor - Universidad de São Paulo - Brasil.
Ph.D. John Norgard - Full professor - University of Colorado Colorado Springs UCCS - United States of America.
Ph.D. Enrique Acha - Full professor - Tampere University of Technology - Reino Unido.
Ph.D. Hernán Tacca - Full professor -Universidad de Buenos Aires - Argentina.
Ph.D. Silverio Visacro - Federal University of Minas Gerais - Brasil.
Ph.D. Blas Hermoso - Public University of Navarra - España.
Ph.D. Marek Loboda - Warsaw University of Technology - Polonia.
Ph.D. Carlos Alberto Nucci - University of Bologna - Italia.Vladimir Rakov - University of Florida - United States of America.
Ph.D. Carmen Vásquez - UNEXPO University - Venezuela.
Ph.D. Farhad Rachidi - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Suiza.
Ph.D. Joan Montanya - Polytechnic University of Catalonia - España.
Ph.D Vernon Cooray - Uppsala University - Suecia.
Ph.D. Mario Paolone - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Italia.
  • Phone: +57 (6) 3137323

    Email: sicel@utp.edu.co

    Web: www.sicel.org