Call for Papers

The Electrical Insulation Association is holding its 14th International Electrical Insulation Conference (INSUCON) in Birmingham, UK, in May 2022

INSUCON 2022 will be held at the IET Centre, Austin Court in Birmingham, UK. The final dates are yet to be confirmed.

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

INSUCON 2022 will be the fourteenth in the series and continues to promote its prime objective of

advancing insulation technology through new materials, innovative applications and improved

processes and testing procedures.

Technical Scope

Papers are invited on aspects of electrical insulation related to the technology of power apparatus, such as;

Rotating Machines

Power Conversion Equipment

Transformers and dielectric fluids

Air and Gas insulated Switchgear

Outdoor insulation

AC and DC Cables

HVDC systems

Bushings

Protection devices & surge arresters

The scope may cover these areas:

New materials development and application

Nanomaterials and multifunctional materials

Materials production, assessment and lifecycle analysis

New designs of power equipment

Ageing, degradation and failure phenomena and evaluation of in-service insulation systems

Effect of inverter drives on machine insulation

PD detection for on or off line use

Condition monitoring & diagnostic techniques

HV measurements and test procedures

Environmental aspects such as flammability, toxicity, remediation and eco-design

Dielectrics processing/fabrication technology

Contributions

The organising committee invites offers of contributions for consideration from the programme. Those wishing to contribute a paper should submit a synopsis of 100 – 300 words with graphs and figures in English to the Secretariat by August 2021. A formal “Call for Papers will be made earlier in 2021.

The synopsis should be sent by e-mail to the Secretary at the address below, together with address and telephone number of the main contact.

Further information and a map of the location of Austin Court may be obtained on the INSUCON website.

The Secretary

Electrical Insulation Association

Telephone: + 44 (0) 1253 401680

E-mail: eaiuk@outlook.com

Authors whose synopsis has been approved for development into a full paper will be invited in mid-September 2021 to provide a typescript of up to 6 pages (including figures and tables) by the deadline of 18 January 2022.

Author instructions on the lay-out of the papers and syntax required will be published on the INSUCON website. Final selection will be based on the full paper.

A provisional programme and registration form will be published in January 2022 on the above website and will also be sent out by e-mail. All synopses and papers must be submitted in English and the Conference will be entirely in English.

CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN
Mr Andrew Keefe
Tel +44 161 864 1689
e-mail: andrew.keefe@altana.com

TECHNICAL CHAIRMAN
Dr. Fabrice Perrot
Tel +44 (0) 1785 786503
e-mail: fabrice.perrot@alstom.com

CONFERENCE SECRETARY
Mr Malcolm Hems
Tel +44 (0) 1253 401680
e-mail: eiauk@outlook.com

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