The CIGRE Paris Session offers unique opportunities to expand your professional contacts. The Session includes many sub events that provide ideal settings, both professional and informal, to meet new people from across the CIGRE community and wider industry. This includes many of the world's leading experts, influencers and professionals, representing a diverse cross section of the global power system.
Your networking opportunities within the programme include:
The cocktail event on the evening of the opening ceremony. A perfect informal way to catch up with colleagues, and meet new ones too.
The massive technical exhibition running every day throughout the congress, attended by a who's who of the industry.
The group discussion meetings, tutorials and workshops. As a part of the technical programme these events offer many opportunities to interact in a professional setting with a highly diverse range of people, sharing perspectives from across the world.
The poster sessions running over four days, is where authors present their papers for discussion with delegates in an open forum informal style setting. With delegates able to browse the digital 'posters' discussing key subjects at their leisure with hundreds of experts.
Special CIGRE community events including CIGRE Woman in Energy (WIE), the Next Generation Network (NGN) for young professionals, and a large number of invitational events such as the CEO Forum.
The famous CIGRE Soiree held on Thursday night, 1 September. This is a must attend, uniquely Parisian event and a special occasion to mark the significance of the Biennial Session.