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Summons to IEEE Sweden Section – Annual General Meeting FY 2016
& Seminar on Smart Grid

Dear IEEE Sweden Section member!

It is our pleasure to invite you to an exciting IEEE evening on Wen 15 March 2017 at KTH in Stockholm. Feel free to invite and bring a friend.

· The Fiscal Year 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the IEEE Sweden Section,

· A Technical Lecture by IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. (will also be broadcasted on the web)

Time: 15 March 2017, 18:00 local time. Registration starts 17:30

Venue: Stockholm, KTH Main Campus, Lecture room D3, Lindstedtsvägen 5, floor 3,

The FY 2016 Annual Report and the FY 2016 Annual Account/Balance Sheet / meeting agenda will be available before the AGM at our website

Our Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Power & Energy Society , Prof. Lina Bertling-Tjernberg, KTH will speak on “Smart grid experience in Europe”. The EU objective is to reach at least 27% renewable energy of the energy usage by 2030. Smart Grid is a facilitator for this change. This keynote presentation gives an overview of the current developments of Smart Grid in Europe and examples on technology solutions for smart grid and results from larger projects. (Abstract & bio attached)

Please register via this link and indicate your preferences. If you register to attend the Technical Lecture via the web, then more details on how to watch will later be mailed to you.

The evening is planned to run as follows

· 17:30 Registration, refreshments

· 18:00 IEEE Sweden Section AGM

· 18:30 Short break, refreshments. Broadcasting via the web begins

· 18:45 Technical lecture by IEEE Distinguished Lecturer Lina Bertling-Tjernberg

· 19:45 Discussions

· 20:30 Closing. Broadcasting via the web ends

We wish you very welcome to this exciting IEEE evening!

Please note that refreshments will be served, please register before Wednesday March 8, 2017. If you cancel, please mail us immediately, to

Welcome !

Mats Edvinsson

Chair IEEE Sweden Section

IEEE Sweden FY2016 Agenda for the AGMPDF
IEEE Sweden FY2016 Annual ReportPDF

Dec 30, 2016

Dear IEEE member!

A new issue of the IEEE Sweden Section Member Newsletter “MN 2016-04” is now available ! Please download and read. PDF

Some highlights in Newsletter 2016-04

2016 has been a very exciting year for IEEE Sweden. Also in this issue, Sweden has received a prestigeous IEEE award, elevated more Senior Members, and now got the first IEEE Milestone!

We continue to increase industry relevant events, (re-)vitalizing IEEE entities, and improve the Section (e g modernize the website). Please find related articles in this issue

Please note, tight deadline: IEEE/ICES Workshop on Safety and Security for Autonomous Systems

- 27 Jan 2017 at 09:00 – 12:00, via WebEx or physically at KTH, main campus

- Speakers from Ericsson, Volvo Cars, Saab Kockums and KTH.

- Topics include: Relations between safety, security and privacy goals in our connected society, Managing safety and security in the context of autonomous construction equipment machines, Safety aspects of unmanned maritime system operations, Securing large-scale cyber physical systems, and Bringing reliability and security together: challenges and opportunities

- Please register for physical or WebEx participation by using the following link:

Please mark 15 March 2017 in your calendar – the IEEE Sweden Section AGM, Annual General Meeting. Like recent years, we intent to broadcast the lecture by the key note speaker via IEEE WebEx, available for everyone. The Section, Chapters and Affinity Groups are now preparing to close 2016. AGM documents will be available on the website ahead of the AGM.

The new Section Board for 2017, to be approved at the AGM, has been nominated by the Nomination Committee. However, we would like each of you to either nominate yourself or someone you know to the remaining 2 positions in the Board.

IEEE Region 8 will be very present in Sweden in 2017: The Region 8 Director 2017-2018 will be Margaretha Ericsson, Sweden. The next Region 8 meeting will be in Stockholm in March 2017.

Last but not least, SEASONS GREETINGS !

Best regards

Mats Edvinsson

Chair IEEE Sweden Section

Dec 30, 2016

PE/PEL seminar on power converters for particle accelerators – ESS examples

On 7 Nov 2016 at LTH in Lund, a cutting-edge lecture related to the ESS project was presented by our IEEE member Carlos A. Martins: "Applications and topologies of power electronic systems for large particle accelerators - the example of ESS". He is the Power Converters section leader at European Spallation Source ERIC, and Professor at Industrial Engineering and Automation Department, LTH.

The European Spallation Source (ESS) is a multi-disciplinary research facility in the field of materials science currently under construction in Lund.

Please find a summary article of the lecture here PDF.

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