55th Annual North American Power Symposium (NAPS)

Oct 15, 2023—Oct 17, 2023


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville-Biltmore, Asheville NC

Cost $300

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The theme of the 55th North American Power Symposium is “Broadening Participation in Sustainable Power Engineering, Technology, and Education,” with technical sessions in the following areas: Power System Operation and Planning Power System Economics Analysis of Distribution Systems and Distributed Energy Resources Renewable/Clean Energy Systems and Energy Storage Power Electronics and Applications Electric Machines and Drives Emerging Topics in Modern Power Systems Power Engineering Education.
About 300 are expected to attend the NAPS conference this year, during which approximately 200 papers will be presented. In addition to the traditional technical sessions, NAPS 2023 will focus on (i) increasing undergraduate student participation by creating a separate track for undergraduate research, (ii) increasing industry and faculty participation to provide feedback to the students, and (iii) hosting a networking event and mini-career fair. This year’s sponsors for the event include Duke Energy, Eaton, IEEE Power & Energy Society, IEEE Western North Carolina Section, Aegis Power Systems, Inc., and TRC. In addition to these industry sponsors, the IEEE PES Power Engineering Education Committee (PEEC) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are providing support for this conference.