From 20 to 25 August 2021
Palais des Congrès, Paris

About the Session


The CIGRE Session is the international leading event for Power System industry, gathering worldwide experts in even numbered years to discuss and learn about the future of the industry and to display the latest solutions for the whole value chain, from generation to distribution. The CIGRE Session is a comprehensive event that offers – during a whole week – an extensive range of activities to more than 3200 delegates and 6600 exhibition visitors.

CIGRE Centennial Session

The Paris Centennial Session will be held in Paris August 20–25, 2021. This will be a tremendous time for the Paris Session since 2021 will the 100th Anniversary of the founding of CIGRE in 1921 – so we can expect a tremendous Centennial Session!

To provide flexibility to our members and to ensure that we provide maximum value to you during these uncertain times, we have the following options available to you if you have already registered for the 2020 Paris Session or would like to register for the 2020 e-Session and the 2021 Paris Centennial Session at a significantly reduced rate in 2020.

2021 Author Information

There will be no Call for Papers for the 2021 Session. The Papers submitted and accepted for the 2020 CIGRE e-Session will be considered for 2021.

Authors who wish to send a revised version of their full Paper for CIGRE Session 2021 have been asked to PDF files to, using this template no later than December 15, 2020.

Revised Papers will be posted by the Central Office on the Session Papers platform, and will substitute the previous version. Authors will have the possibility to consult the revised Papers here using the credentials as for 2020. The length of revised papers is the same as for previous version (10 pages). The size of the PDF file should not exceed 1 MB, keeping in mind that it will be sent by email.


Registration fees for the Centennial Session paid in 2021 will be higher than the current Session fees, and the Administrative Council will decide their values in August 2020 within the 2021 budget. It will be possible to register at an early bird rate from January 1st to May 15th, and at a standard rate from May 16th to August 8th 2021.

As usual, in 2021 all cancelled registration fees are refundable after the 2021 Paris Centennial Session with a 240 € deduction, except in special cases (health or visa issues).

Those who have already paid their registration for 2020 and wish to obtain a refund will receive a refund without penalty. (Notify Sharon Loe at

Registration Instructions

1. Download this form and fill it out*. Please make sure you complete this form in all capital letters. Click the “click here to check and validate your form” button at the bottom of the second page. If required fields are not completed they will be highlighted with a red border. You must correct this information before sending the completed and validated form.

**You MUST use adobe acrobat to complete this form. You CANNOT complete this form in an internet browser.**

2. Save your completed form. File>Save As and name the file as “Lastname, First Initial” i.e “Loe, S”

3. Email your completed form to Sharon Loe at

Once we receive your form, we will verify your membership information. Then, we will email you a link where you can pay your invoice.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors of the U.S. National Committee Reception will be recognized with signage at the reception and with a hyperlink below. Log in to our membership portal to purchase a Gold [$7,500], Silver [$5,00], or Bronze [$2,500] sponsorship.

Thank you for your contribution!