• 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

  • CIGRÉ through its Study Committees organizes Colloquia, Symposia,Tutorials.

Other events

  • CIGRÉ participates in events organized by other associations with which CIGRÉ is in relation.

VIII Workspot (Recife, Brazil)

20/11/2016 - 23/11/2016
Recife - Brazil

 In the VIII Workspot will be discussed topics on Power Transformers and Reactors, High Voltage Equipment, Substations and Materials and Emerging Technologies that are objects from the scope of Study Committees A2, A3, B3 and D1 CIGRE Brazil.

More information here on the dedicated website:


14/11/2016 - 16/11/2016
Mexico - Mexico

B3 is proudly sponsoring the International Colloquium organised by the Mexican National Committee "Building Smarter Substations".

2016 Paris Session

20/08/2016 - 26/08/2016
Paris - FR

Please find here all relevant information regarding the logistics for the 2016 Paris session and B3-related meetings.

San Francisco partners Program

09/05/2016 - 11/05/2016
San Francisco - United States of America

Dear CIGRE Companions, 

I am so excited to welcome you to San Francisco and to enjoy a few of our outstanding sites together!  Attached is a list of 5 tour options for our two days: Monday May 9, and Tuesday May 10. 

If you are interested in doing a group event, please respond by April 4th at with your top 2 picks so that tickets (if necessary) may be purchased in advance.  The two most popular tours will be selected. I will send out a confirmation email prior to purchasing the tickets.

Please know that these tours are optional; you are free to explore the City on your own as well.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Melanie Randolph

SC B3 - SAG TAG CAG meeting (San Francisco, USA)

09/05/2016 - 10/05/2016
San Francisco - United States of America

The 2016 SAG/CAG/TAG meetings will be hosted by PG&E in San Francisco, USA on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th of May 2016.

You can download the flyer containing all the information (travel, logistics...) here.

This is a closed meeting, restricted attendance to SAG/CAG/TAG members only

Please register below to ease the logistics!


For partners program, please go the dedicated webpage

ELECRAMA 2016 - The World Electricity Forum (Bengaluru, INDIA)

13/02/2016 - 17/02/2016
Bengaluru - India

Dear B3 followers, don't miss the ELECRAMA 2016 edition in India.

Please visit the dedicated website for more information:

CIGRE/IEC Symposium (Cape Town, South Africa)

26/10/2015 - 30/10/2015
Cape Town - ZA

The symposium will take place over three days with a day of tutorials preceding the main event. It will include the classical sessions with presentations and discussions of reports that will be prepared in advance, but also one or two panel discussions on these topics. The opening ceremony will be the opportunity to invite one or two leaders to express their opinions on these important subjects.

Visit the official Event webpage of this event to which the SC B3 will actively participate.

SC A3 & B3 Colloquium (Nagoya, Japan)

28/09/2015 - 02/10/2015
Nagoya - JP

The Japanese National Committee of CIGRE has invited Study Committees A3 ‘High voltage equipment’ and B3 ‘Substations’ to hold their annual meeting in Japan. In association with both meetings, the Study Committees A3 & B3 organize a joint international colloquium titled “Challenges for Further Reliable T&D Substation and Equipment in the Future”. The Colloquium and a tutorial will take place in Nagoya, Japan, 28th -30th of September 2015.

 Please download the flyer for more information and visit the dedicated webpage here:

2015 - SC A2 Colloquium (Shanghai, China)

20/09/2015 - 25/09/2015
Shanghai - CN

CIGRE Study Committees A2 'Transformers' will hold its annual meeting in Shanghai, China, on September 20th-25th 2015,focusing on the topic of "Challenges of the future for transformers & other substation equipment". Meanwhile, tutorials and technical visit will also be scheduled during the period. With the participation of experts from Study Committees A3 & B3, this Colloquium will be a great event for engineers, manufacturers, as well as academic researchers all over the world.

SC B3 - SAG TAG CAG meeting (Lyon, France)

11/05/2015 - 12/05/2015
Lyon - FR

The 2015 SAG/CAG/TAG meetings will be hosted by Rte in Lyon, France on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th of May.

This is a closed meeting, restricted attendance to SAG/CAG/TAG members only