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About Paris Session

On a two yearly cycle, CIGRE operates the world’s foremost collaborative knowledge development and sharing programme. Featuring extensive remote collaboration, coupled with periodic face to face events, in many cases including the participation of the world’s leading experts.

The CIGRE Biennial Paris Session

The CIGRE Biennial Session is held in Paris, France in even number years. It is the number one global power system event in the world, bringing together some 9000 power industry participants from over 90 countries, including 3500 international experts and other decision-makers. This is a unique week long interactive opportunity. Over 160 working meetings, over 30 Study Committee sessions and around 400 papers focus on and discuss the association’s 16 fields of activities.


Whether it is a round-table or a workshop, the Session’s Conferences are where the latest trends of the Power Industry are presented and discussed

Group Discussion Meeting

A unique opportunity to contribute to discussions around the Session Papers


Learn more about the work of each Study Committees during the 16 Tutorials

Technical exhibition

300 international companies, technology and service providers will be exhibiting their latest offer


Delegates are invited to attend events where they meet with eminent personalities of the industry. it is also an opportunity to get-together with their peers from all over the world.

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