Electrical Power Conference 2007
"Renewable and Alternative
 Energy Resources

October 25 - 26, 2007  Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Call For Papers

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Letter of Support from the Minister of Natural
Resources Canada

Letter of Support from the Mayor of Montreal

Letter of Support from IEEE Canada President

Last year event  EPS2006

Attend the Conference and EARN 1.5 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) as evaluated by
the Engineering Institute of Canada


 EPC 2007:

The Electrical Power Conference (EPC 2007) is organized and sponsored by
IEEE Canada, IEEE Montreal Section, and IEEE Ottawa Section.

  • Renewable Energy Resources
  • Alternative Energy Resources
  • Wind, Solar, Ethanol, Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, Bio-thermal, Wave & Tidal Power, and Small Hydro
  • Energy Storage
  • Smart Networks
  • Smart Networks  Reliability
  • Smart Networks  Protection
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Conservation
  • Technology Trends
  • Applicable and Emerging Standards
  • Drivers & Barriers
  • Visions & Realities
  • Industry Players & Their Offerings
  • Financial & Risk Considerations
  • Clean & Renewable Energy Markets
  • Network with Power Industry Leaders and Professionals
  • Learn about the Latest Technological Innovations
  • Learn how to reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance reliability
  • Discover what the future holds for
    the Power Industry
Official Opening Address:

Canada’s Energy Policy and the Role of Technology for Security and Prosperity

by the Honourable Gary Lunn, P.C., M.P.,
Minister of Natural Resources Canada
Featuring Plenary Presentations By Industry and Academia Experts:
Co-Chairs:  Dr. Vijay Sood, EPC 2007 Conference General Chair, and
                      Dr. Bob Hanna, IEEE Canada President

Widespread Implementation of Electricity Storage:
Is Progress Being Made?

by Bradford Roberts, Director for the Power Quality Products Division, S&C Electric. For more details please click

  Non-intentional Islanding of Distributed Synchronous Generators: Risks and Solutions
by Professor Wilson Xu,  Electrical and Computer Engineering Department , University of Alberta. For More details please click here.

Exergy Concept And Its Application
by Marc A. Rosen, P.Eng.,
Professor and Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa; and President-elect of the Engineering Institute of Canada. For more details please click here.


Cognitive Power Grid – an intelligent electric energy management system to fuel global information economy
by Krishna Shenai, PhD
Utah Science, Technology, and Research (USTAR) Professor
Utah State University, Logan, UT U.S.A. For more details please click here.


Overview Of The Analytical Methodology Issues Involved In Wind Integration Studies

by Dr. Innocent Kamwa,
Principal Researcher, Bulk System Dynamic Performance,
Hydro-Québec Research Institute.
For more details please click here.


Power Electronic Converters Fueling the Rapid Growth in Renewable Energy Systems

by Dr. Liuchen Chang, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick. For more details please click here.

Panel Sessions:

Topic 1:   Renewable Microgrid Applications – Status and Prospects
Chair: G. Joos, McGill University

R&D overview - Microgrid activities in Canada
by F. Katiraei, NRCan CANMET Energy Technology Center-Varennes.
For more details please click here.
Microgrid Value Propositions and How They Drive R&D and Technology Development Needs by S. Blazewicz, Navigant Consulting – USA.
For more details please click here.
Energy Storage and Power Conditioning System for Utility-Grid Interactive and Micro-Grid Load Following Operations by J. Rajda, SatCon Power Systems.
For more details please click here.

opic 2:
   Hydro Power Technology Prospects of Hydro Small and Big as a Renewable Energy Resource in Canada and Abroad
: Stan Pejovic, University of Toronto

Minimizing Risk during the Process of Hydroelectric Project Design
by Carl Vansant, HCI Publications, Kansas City, Missouri.
For more details please click here.
Hydro Hydraulics - a Disappearing Art?
 by Jim Gordon, Consultant.
For more details please click here.
Transient System Response of a Hydro Scheme with an Air Pocket by Stephen C. Hunt, Hydraulic Analysis LTD.
For more details please click here.
Compact Electrical System for Small Hydro by Miloslav Kostic and Edward R. Breimer Eaton Electrical.
For more details please click here.

Luncheon Presentation:
The Plasco Energy Conversion System
by Marc Bacon, P.Eng. & ing., Vice President Engineering, Plasco Energy Group, Inc.
For more details please click here.


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Electronics & Electro-Mechanical Studies
Faculty of Technology & Trade

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 Who should attend?
CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, IT Managers, Network Managers, Telecom Managers, Energy Producers, Electric Power Executives, Utilities, Electric Generators, Government Regulators, Marketing, Sales, Purchasing & Risk Management, VCs, Universities, Consultants, Students, Engineers, and others with interest.

Date: October 25-26, 2007
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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