2019 CIGRE Canada Conference (September 16th-October 19th, Quebec)
Conference Theme: Innovation at the heart of power grid transformation
This year Siemens Canada was the Premiere Sponsor at CIGRE, which is the Canadian National Committee of the International Council on Large Electric Systems. The focus topic of the conference was the global energy transition and the energy systems of the future. Siemens focused on the technology innovations, evolving customer expectations, emergence of the new market entrants and how this is shaping the evolving energy market.
Siemens CEO, Faisal Kazi participated on a sponsor panel focused on the energy systems of the future, which are driven by the need to de-carbonize, be sustainable and enhance reliability and resilience. During CIGRE Conference customers had the opportunity to interact with our product specialists at the Siemens and Trench booth. Also, Siemens hosted a dinner for key customers, where they interacted with Faisal Kazi, Marco Barbosa, Cristian Weber, and many other Siemens executives. Overall, the conference was a success in showcasing our latest innovations to our customers.