RTUCON is a series of conferences giving an opportunity to scientists, engineers and manufacturers as well as to doctoral students from all over the world to meet and discuss recent development and their achievements in the areas of power engineering, electrical engineering and power electronics. 59th edition Of the conference (RTUCON2018) adds to this list also topics of low current and control electronics, electrical and electronic equipment and information technology, as well as mechatronics and bioelectronics.

Call for paper

Important Dates

Draft paper submission deadline:2018-04-20

Draft paper acceptance notification:2018-06-29

Abstract submission deadline:2018-05-11

Final paper submission deadline:2018-09-28

Call for paper description

Technical Tracks

1. Electrical Engineering

 Theory and Analysis of Electrical Machines, Drives and other Electrical Equipment
 Design and Maintenance of Electrical Machines, Drives and other Electrical Equipment
 Other Electrical Equipment
 Electromagnetic Compatibility and Reliability of Electrical Equipment

2. Power Electronics

 Implementation, Protection and Thermal Design of Power Semiconductor Switches
 New Topologies and Topological Improvements of Power Electronic Converters
 Design of Power Electronic Converters
 Applications of Power Electronic Converters

3. Power Engineering

 Power System Control, Automation, Stability and Protection
 Power Quality and Reliability
 Power Plants, Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems
 Power System Planning, Management and Economic Evaluation
 Power System Risk Assessment and Management
 Electricity Market

4. Smart Grids

 Energy Management in Buildings
 Smart Grid for Energy Economy and Financial Management
 Intelligent Energy Measurement and Monitoring
 Smart Grid and Plug-In Vehicles
 Power Converters and Control Equipment for Smart Grids

5. Control Electronics and ICT

 Intellectual Transport Systems
 Control Electronics and ICT in Mechatronics and Robotics
 Control Electronics and ICT for Human-Machine Interaction
 Electronics and ICT in Biology and Medicine
 Control Electronics and ICT in Power Electronics

6. Education

 Methodology of Power and Electrical Engineering Education
 Tools of Power and Electrical Engineering Education
 Distance Education in Power and Electrical Engineering

Author guidelines

In special occasions Organizing Committee can allow to upload papers also through the e-mail of the conference

The registration fee for each accepted paper for publishing is 200 EUR (include: meals; author's kit; one paper (4 to 6 pages) for publishing); extra catering is 50 EUR; extra author's kit is 50 EUR; extra pages (up to 4) is 25 EUR per page.


Local Technical Committee 
from Riga Technical University

General Chairman Ilya Galkin (Riga Technical University - RTU, Latvia) Honorary Board • Antans Sauhats (RTU, Latvia) • Leonids Ribickis (RTU, Latvia) Technical Track Chairs • Andrejs Podgornovs (RTU, Latvia) Electrical Engineering; Education • Ilya Galkin (RTU, Latvia) Power Electronics; Control Electronics and ICT • Svetlana Berjozkina (RTU, Latvia) Power Engineering; Smart Grids Program Committee Members • Aivars Pumpurs (RTU, Latvia) • Aleksandrs Dolgicers (RTU, Latvia) • Alexander Gasparyan (Latvian Maritime Academy, Latvia) • Anatolijs Mahņitko (RTU, Latvia) • Antans Sauhats (RTU, Latvia) • Antons Kutjuns (Latvenergo, Latvia) • Dmitri Vinnikov (Tallinn University of Technology – TUT, Estonia) • Edmunds Kamolins (RTU, Latvia) • Enrique Romero-Cadaval (University of Extremadura, Spain) • Irina Oļeiņikova (RTU, Latvia) • Ivars Rankis (RTU, Latvia) • Jānis Dirba (RTU, Latvia) • Jānis Gerhards (RTU, Latvia) • João Martins (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal) • Josifs Survilo (RTU, Latvia) • Karlis Ketners (RTU, Latvia) • Mati Valdma (TUT, Estonia) • Reinis Neimanis (General Electric, Sweden) • Ryszard Strzelecki (Gdynia Maritime Academy, Poland) • Sandra Vitolina (RTU, Latvia) • Sergey Kharitonov (Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russian Federation) • Vanja Ambrožič (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) • Viktorija Neimane (Vattenfal, Sweden) • Vilnis Kreslins (LEEA, Latvia) • Vladislavs Pugacevs (Institute of Physical Energetics, Latvia) • Yury Paerand (Donbas State Technical University, Ukraine) • et al.


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Contact information

  • Ingars Steiks
  • +371 26593429

Sponsored By

  • IEEE Industry Applications Society
    IEEE Latvia Section
    IEEE Latvia Section Joint Chapter IE/IA/PEL

Organized By

  • Riga Technical University