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2023 North American Power Symposium (NAPS)

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55th Annual North American Power Symposium (NAPS)

Asheville, North Carolina
October 15-17, 2023

Hosted by Western Carolina University

LOCATION:  Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Asheville - Biltmore. Student presenters will secure their rooms directly through our conference registration which opens July 1. All non-students will make reservations directly with the Doubletree or an alternate hotel. A conference rate of $149.00 is available for Sunday and Monday night at the Doubletree. BOOK ONLINE
NOTE: If you are planning to arrive a day early on Saturday, please be aware that rooms are EXTREMELY limited and will likely not be available at the Doubletree as this is a peak tourist weekend for the Asheville area. We recommend booking any Saturday night accommodations ASAP. 

PAPER SUBMISSION: To submit a paper, visit our Paper Submission Site and create an account. Priority submissions are due by June 1. For submissions after June 1st, please see Author Information page.

Conference Theme and Topics

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 steady-state analysis, power system dynamics and stability, state estimation, power system protection and relaying as well as power system security (physical security and cybersecurity), reliability, and resiliency
  • Power System Economics: new trends in wholesale and retail markets, optimal operation, renewables, and demand-response
  • Analysis of Distribution Systems and Distributed Energy Resources: distribution system modeling, analysis, operation and control, as well as modeling and management of distributed energy resources
  • Renewable/Clean Energy Systems and Energy Storage: microgrids, energy storage technologies, and new trends in photovoltaic, nuclear and wind turbine technologies
  • Power Electronics and Applications: grid-connected power electronic devices, converter and inverter design, new generation wide bandgap devices, and applications
  • Electric Machines and Drives: advances in electric machines and drives including electric vehicles
  • Emerging Topics in Modern Power Systems: data analytics and artificial intelligence for power system operation and planning, synchrophasor technology for transmission and distribution systems
  • Power Engineering Education: advances in power engineering and technology education, capstone projects and new pedagogical methods in power courses

Submission site opens: March 1
Paper submission due: June 1
Notification of acceptance: July 1
Final submission due: July 15
Registration opens: July 1 (Early Bird rates apply until August 15)

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