Call for papers – Histelcon 2012 Pavia

The origins of electrotechnologies
5 – 7 September 2012
Pavia, Italy

HISTELCON 2012, the 3rd in its series (after HISTELCON 2008 in Paris and HISTELCON 2010 in Madrid), is organized by IEEE Italy Section, IEEE Region 8 and the Research Centre CIRSTE operating in the Museum of Electrical Technology at the University of Pavia, in conjunction with the ninth Historical Conference held by the IEEE History Committee and the IEEE History Center.

Conference objectives
HISTELCON 2012 aims to increase the understanding of the origins and of the early developments of electrical technologies – in particular of telecommunications.

  • Original and innovative contributions are invited in areas including, but not restricted to:
  • Origins and early developments of electro-technologies
  • Milestones in different fields of electro-technology, both early and modern
  • Scientists and Technologists involved in the above
  • Museum items and educational methods illustrating the above

Call for papers
Abstract Submission
Interested participants are invited to submit their abstracts for oral or poster presentations to the Conference Secretariat by electronically sending a 500 words abstract, written in English, with the title, the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s) in MS Word format. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Technical Program Committee. Presented papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings and in IEEE Xplore. For each presented paper or poster, one presenter will have to register for the Conference. Guidelines for preparation of papers and posters will be provided in due time.

Special Sessions and Panels
Proposals to organize a special session and/or a Discussion Panel on a specific subject (e.g. related to an IEEE Technical Society) are welcome. Special session presentation abstracts will be reviewed in a similar way to regular presentations. The duration of a session or a panel discussion will be 90 minutes.


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