2019.11.15 Deadline of paper synopses submission is extended to Dec. 2nd 2019.
2019.11.15 Deadline of presenter nomination for NGN/WIE Workshop is extended to Dec. 2nd 2019.
2019.11.19 Web site opened.
14 February 2020
To All Authors of Papers and Expected Attendees
for CIGRE-AORC Technical Meeting 2020 in KANAZAWA,

Information related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

To date, Organizing Committee will hold the CIGRE-AORC Technical Meeting 2020 in Kanazawa as scheduled according to an attached letter “Information related to Coronavirus” from CIGRE Paris Office.
However, there are still inherent uncertainties about the date and time, the venue, availability of remote participation, the event scale and/or possibility of total/partial cancellation of the event depend on the decision by the AORC Administrative Council.
Before travelling, please check the notice on the official website:

All experts are strongly recommended to check national travel restrictions prior to planning their physical attendance at meetings. Organizing Committee asks all experts who have a fever, cough and/or difficulty breathing to not travel/participate in this meetings, and to seek immediate medical attention.
To reduce exposure and transmission to the new Coronavirus, WHO recommends the following actions:
* frequently wash hands with soap or disinfect them with hand sanitizer
* when coughing or sneezing cover your mouth with a tissue – throw tissue immediately away and wash hands
* avoid close contact with anybody who has a fever or cough
* if you have a fever, a cough or difficulty breathing seek immediate medical care, don’t travel or participate in meetings; wear a face mask to avoid spread of the disease

Yours faithfully,

Chair of Organizing Committee
for CIGRE-AORC Technical Meeting 2020
CIGRE (International Council on Large Electric Systems) is one of the leading worldwide Organizations on Electric Power Systems, covering their technical, economic, environmental, organisational and regulatory aspects. This permanent, non-governmental and non-profit International Association, based in France, was founded in 1921, and presently, there are more than 90 countries represented in CIGRE and some 3500 experts taking part in the activities. The 16 study committees and more than 250 working groups are the main players of CIGRE activities.
The Asia-Oceania Regional Council of CIGRE (AORC) was formally constituted at the meeting attended by the representatives of the National Committees of Japan, Malaysia, Korea, Thailand and Australia held on 9th May, 2000 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The aim of the AORC is to promote CIGRE in the Asia-Oceania region and foster cooperation amongst the countries in the region on technical issues relevant to the region and to the member countries. The AORC currently consists of 12 regions and member countries – Australia, China, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Korea Malaysia New Zealand and Thailand.
More information about CIGRE and its activities can be found at CIGRE’s main website
Organizing Committee
Shinichi Suganuma, Organizing Committee Chairman, Japanese Regular Member, SCB5
Daisuke Yoshida, Japanese Regular Member, SCA3
Hideo Tanaka, Japanese Regular Member, SCB1
Taku Yamakawa, Japanese Regular Member, SCB2
Shigeyuki Tsukao, Japanese Regular Member, SCB3
Daigo Hirano, Japanese Regular Member, SCC2
Yasuo Matsuura, Japanese Regular Member, SCC6
Co-operative Committee
Osamu Nagura, Japanese Regular Member, SCA1
Shin Yamada, Japanese Regular Member, SCA2
Hiroyuki Furukawa, Japanese Regular Member, SCB4
Naoto Fujioka, Japanese Regular Member, SCC1
Satoshi Nakasono, Japanese Regular Member, SCC3
Yoshihiro Baba, Japanese Regular Member, SCC4
Kenichi Sugahara, Japanese Regular Member, SCC5
Tsuguhiro Takahashi, Japanese Regular Member, SCD1
Hideomi Takehara, Japanese Regular Member, SCD2
Tamami Kurihara, Japanese Representative, NGN
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