The 2018 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC’18), held at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA June 13-15th was a great success. Thanks to ITEC’18 organizing committee’s dedication and countless hours of work as well as ITEC’s strategic and business plan and leadership of IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS), Industry Applications Society (IAS), and Power & Energy Society (PES), ITEC has quickly become the main global technical event for transportation electrification.
The conference featured world-class plenary speakers covering current status and future trends in transportation electrification. With over 60% attendance from the industry, the conference embraced a comprehensive program including 12 keynote presentations, 55 panel presentations, sold-out industry exhibition, 5 Educational short courses, 5 tutorials and 3 industry special sessions offered by internationally renowned industry experts, which was exceptionally attractive to industry, government agencies, and general public, in addition to the academic researchers, students, and educators.
|Year||Location||Dates||General Chair||Program Chair|
|2012||Dearborn, MI||June 17-20||Ali Emadi||Alireza Khaligh|
|2013||Dearborn, MI||June 16-19||Alireza Khaligh||Mahesh Krishnamurthy|
|2014||Dearborn, MI||June 15-18||Mahesh Krishnamurthy||Anand Sathyan|
|2015||Dearborn, MI||June 14-17||Anand Sathyan||Berker Bilgin|
|2016||Dearborn, MI||June 27-29||Berker Bilgin||Omer Onar|
|2017||Chicago, IL||June 22-24||Omer Onar||Xiaodong Shi|
|2018||Long Beach, CA||June 13-15||Bulent Sarlioglu||Jin Ye & Matthias Priendl|
ITEC 2017 Awards