Message from the CIGRE SA Chairman

The National Committee of CIGRE Southern Africa is honoured to host its 9th Regional conference at the picturesque Misty Hills. This event with be hosted together with the SC B4 International Colloquium on HVDC and FACTS for Regional Interconnections and Renewable Energy Integration.

This year’s theme is "Sustainable Integration of Distributed Energy Resources for Power System Development". The proceedings will kick off on the 1st October 2019 with Tutorials. This will be followed by two days of discussions, paper presentation and an exhibition. Thereafter, Technical Tours will follow.

The organizing committee will hand out awards for the best paper and best student paper from the submissions made.

In the past, the regional conference has attracted upwards of 400 delegates from over 40 countries. We expect an even better turnout this year.

This event presents an opportunity to showcase new research, highlight regional challenges and network. We welcome delegates and exhibitors from the region and far afield to join us for discussions, debates and the sharing of ideas on pertinent issues concerning the sustainability of the power system of today and the future.

Prince Moyo
Chair: CIGRE Southern Africa