About ICEPDS 2020

Call for papers (Final deadline) / 04 – 07 Oct 2020 / Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2020 XI International Conference on Electrical Power Drive Systems (ICEPDS) is one of the major events in the field of Electric Drives in Russia. Its history started in 1930 and it is held every two years in different cities of the Russian Federation.
ICEPDS attracts scientists and researchers from all over Russia and abroad to share their research experience. Since 2016, the conference has been held in English language in order to further expand international scientific cooperation supported by the wider international scientific committee including technical support from IEEE

The event is technically supported by IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE Industry Applications Society, IEEE Power Electronics Society and IEEE Russia Section IE/PE/PEL/IA Joint Chapter.

All the accepted papers and presented at oral or poster sessions will be submitted to IEEE Xplore database to be cross-referred in SCOPUS and Web of Science.

20% of the papers presented on the conference will be eligible for further review for having the possibility of publication in the IAS Transactions or Magazine.

Keynote Speakers

Frede Blaabjerg

Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University
Aalborg, Denmark


Mariusz Malinowski

Institute of Control and Industrial Electronics, Warsaw University of Technology
Warsaw, Poland


Vadim Utkin

The Ohio State University, Columbus
Ohio, USA


Viktor Bondarenko

State Research Center of the Russian Federation –
Concern CSRI Elektropribor, JSC,



Valentin Khomyak

Krylov State Research Centre –



04 October 2020, Sunday

05 October 2020, Monday
  • Registration
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Keynote speakers
  • Sessions
  • Young professionals Event

06 October 2020, Tuesday
  • Keynote speakers
  • Sessions
  • Gala dinner

07 October 2020, Wednesday
  • Keynote speakers
  • Sessions

Technical Tracks

The conference topics include (but are not limited to):

1. Advances in Theory, Analysis and Design of Electric Drives;
2. Power Electronic Converters;
3. Control Systems in Power Electronics;
4. Energy Managements in Power Systems;
5. Applications of Electric Drives in Industry and Transportation;
6. Advanced Hardware, Software and Control of Electric Drive Systems;
7. Manufacturing, Economics and Marketing of Electrical Power Drive Systems;
8. Engineering Education and Training in Electrical Power Drive Systems.

Important Dates

Submission Deadlines

2020-03-01  2020-03-22  2020-05-03

2020-07-01  Full paper submission for review (final deadline)

2020-08-07 Notification of acceptance

2020-08-15   2020-09-01 Fee transfer deadline

2020-09-01 Final paper submission


ICEPDS 2020: 04-07th Оctober 2020


19 March 2020

The recent escalation of restrictions related to the COVID-19 outbreak may hamper applicants’ ability to prepare and finalise high-quality papers.
For this reason, ICEPDS 2020 deadline extension to 01 July 2020 – FINAL DEADLINE!

02 March 2020

 Coronavirus information is available

25 Feb 2020

Due to many requests, the submission deadline has been extended

01 Feb 2020

The paper submission system is open!


Galina Demidova, Publication chair
e-mail: info@icepds.ru

Please include “ICEPDS 2020” into the E-mail subject.

197101, Russia, St.-Petersburg,
Kronverkskiy pr., 49

Places of Interest

ITMO University is a national research university founded in 1900. The main campus is located in the heart of St. Petersburg, steps away from the Peter and Paul Fortress. ITMO University is one of the leading higher education institutions in Russia, providing training and research in advanced science, humanities, engineering, and technology. The main focus areas are IT, Photonics, Optics, Mechatronics, Robotics, Smart Technologies, Art & Science, and Urban Studies. The University provides undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate (PhD) programs.


General information

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