This year, the conference has attracted delegates from 55 countries across the globe. These include 24 in countries Europe and 31 from the rest of the world, such as Argentina, Canada, Chile, Russia, Australia and New Zealand, USA, Japan and China. More than 500 research papers, 90 panel presentations, 10 keynote speeches and three tutorials will be seen, debated and discussed by close to 700 delegates in 75 oral and poster sessions.
The programme of events sees individuals working in industry, academia and policy coming together to network, exchange ideas and discuss the results of their research and development work. Keynote speakers include Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Manchester.
Prof Milanovic is also General Chair for IEEE PES Manchester PowerTech 2017 and the IEEE PES Regional Representative for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He added: ‘I have no doubt PowerTech Manchester 2017 will contribute to the long history of Manchester leading the way in industrial development, this time towards and beyond a sustainable energy future.”