Calls for papers

The Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) has issued a call for papers for an international conference on “Modern Trends in the Protection Schemes of Electric Power Apparatus and Systems,” to be held Oct. 28-30, 1998, in New Delhi, India. Synopsis of approximately 200 words should be submitted to CBIP by June 30, 1998. The synopsis must clearly indicate the topics to be addressed, along with the nature of the information given. Major objectives of the conference are to familiarize executives from utilities, industries and R&D organizations with the recent development and future trends in the protection systems of the power system network.

Topics will include protection schemes, static and digital protective relaying schemes, traveling wave-based relaying schemes, protection schemes for HVDC systems, high phase order systems and series compensated lines. More information is available from C.V.J. Varma, member secretary, CBIP, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, India, 110021. Information may also be obtained at (91) (11) 6115984, phone; (91) (11) 6116347, fax; or cbip@giasdl01.vsnl.net.in, e-mail.

A call for abstracts has also been issued for “Latin America Power `98,” to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, during June 23-26, 1998. Abstracts should be 300 to 400 words, in English, and must show how the presentation will provide value to the audience. Conference sessions are attended by delegates interested in learning about solutions to problems, industry trends and strategies. Abstract deadline is Jan. 30, 1998.

More information is available from PennWell Conference & Exhibitions, c/o Laura Ariane, 3050 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 205, Houston, Texas 77056, USA. Information may also be obtained at 1 (713) 963-6236, phone; 1 (713) 963-6284, fax; or lauraa@pennwell.com, e-mail.