Call for papers and Topics

On top of the regular technical programme of selected papers, the panel of organising Universities will allow for a broad range of topics for the keynotes and industrial forum sessions, with as special highlights, energythrifty industrial drives and special drives, e-mobility, renewable energy systems, diagnostics and control.

The Call for papers will be launched in September 2020. Intending authors should note the following deadlines:
– Receipt of synopses: 18 November 2020
– Notification of provisional acceptance: 3 March 2021
– Receipt of full typescript for final review: 3 June 2021


There will be an exhibition integrated in the event.

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EPE’21 ECCE Europe

Organization and Venue

The Power Electronics community will gather in Ghent, Belgium, from 6 to 10 September 2021, to exchange views on research progress and technological developments in the various topics described hereunder. On Monday 6 September a number of tutorials will be organised and several technical visits are planned on Friday 10 September.

Conference Organizing Committee

Conference Chairman: Alex Van den Bossche, UGent

Conference Co-Chairs:

  • Pavel Bauer, Technische Universiteit Delft
  • Rik De Doncker, RWTH – ISEA
  • Braham Ferreira, University of Twente
  • Johan Gyselinck, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Omar Hegazy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Elena Lomonova, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  • Wilmar Martinez, KU Leuven & Energyville
  • Joeri Van Mierlo, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Programme Chairman: Sjoerd Bosga, ABB Corporate Research, Sweden

The 23rd European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications will be organised in Euregio Benelux, slightly extended within Germany with the kind collaboration of RWTH Aachen. The region is at the crossroads of Europe, includes one of its Capitals and has always been an important centre of culture, science, humanities, trade and industry, radiating to whole Europe and the world.

Furthermore, for the EPE ECCE Europe conference and its community, it will be coming back to the country where it all began, in 1985 in Brussels.


The conference will take place at the Gent ICC – International Convention Center. The conference venue is at walking distance from the main railway station and offers facilities and services of international quality meeting standards. Wi-Fi access will be free for attendees, everywhere in the congress centre.