The biennal session is held in Paris on even years during one week at the end of August. All registered delegates can attend and participate to the discussion on the proposed preferential subjects by the mean of prepared or spontaneous contributions.

Cigre Events

Cigre through its Study Committees organize Colloquia, Symposia,Tutorials ... You will find on this page the relevant information regarding SC B4.

Other Events

Cigre participates on events organized by other associations with which Cigre is in relation. More information is available on this page.


30/09/2017 - 06/10/2017
Winnipeg Canada - Canada

Organisation : Manitoba Hydro, CIGRE SC A3, B4, D1 & CIGRE CANADA

HVDC & HVAC Network Technologies for the Future

2nd International Conference on HVDC, 25th to 27th October 2016 Shanghai, China

25/10/2016 - 27/10/2016
Shanghai, China - China

Organisation : Cigre China National Committee

Workshop in Paris session on Connection of wind farms to weak AC networks

25/08/2016 - 25/08/2016
8.30 am – 12.40 pm, Thursday 25th August 2016, Room 253, Palais des Congrès

Workshop to be held in conjunction with the 46th Cigre Session,
Cigre working group B4.62 has addressed the issues which can arise when wind power plants (WPP) operate in weak AC systems and how to improve the performance of these systems.

Paris 2016 Session

21/08/2016 - 26/08/2016
Paris - France / Palais des Congrés
Porte Maillot - 75017 Paris - France

Organisation : CIGRE

The CIGRE Biennial Session, is held in Paris, France in even number years, bringing together some 3,500 international experts and other decision-makers from the electrical power industry. Around 400 papers, focused on the association’s 16 fields of activities, are discussed.

CIGRE-IEC 2016 Colloquium on EHV and UHV (AC & DC)

09/05/2016 - 11/05/2016
Montréal, QC, Canada - Canada

Organisation : CIGRE

The 2nd International Colloquium on EHV and UHV in association with CIGRE and IEC will bring together key players in the electric power systems sector: transmission and substation engineers, generation engineers, system operators, designers, manufacturers, erection agencies, regulators, research institutions, testing laboratories and universities. The colloquium is a unique forum in which to share exciting new research and breakthroughs, raise issues or questions, discuss future directions, and network with leading professionals from all over the world. A technical visit of Hydro-Québec’s research institute (IREQ) will be organized on the morning of Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

Tutorial and Workshop on HVDC and STATCOM

10/11/2015 - 11/11/2015
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil - BR

Organisation : SC B4 Brazilian NC CIGRE

Latest technologies of HVDC and STACOM and their application in Brazil

2015 Tutorials, Colloquium and SC B4 meeting in Agra - India

21/09/2015 - 26/09/2015
Agra - IN

Organisation : CIGRE India

CIGRE India is honoured to host the meeting of CIGRE Study Committee B4 in India in September 2015. To take advantage of the presence of CIGRE Study Committee members and other International Experts in India, CIGRE India and Central Board of Irrigation and Power jointly with CIGRE Study Committee B4 on HVDC are organizing an International Tutorial and Colloquium on HVDC and STATCOM. This colloquium is in conjunction with the meeting of CIGRE Study Committee B4 and its working groups in India from 21st to 26th September 2015 at J.P. Hotel, Agra