Photovoltaic Energy:
Consolidating Distributed Generation

May 15-18th, 2021

Call for Papers

Special Sessions

1) Photovoltaic Technologies and Systems
This special session includes:  PV cell materials and modules; PV modeling, analyses and simulation; power conditioning;  balance-of-systems components;  monitoring; and PV system standards.
2) CDIO and Engineering Education
This special session includes (but is not limited to): Adoption and Application of the CDIO Method: Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate; Attracting and Supporting Students;  Curriculum Evolution and Course Development; Education for Sustainability, Internationalization, and The Industry in the Post-Pandemics; Education Methods During Pandemic; Engineering Projects & Introduction to Engineering; Engineering Specific Methods for Teaching/Learning and Assessment; Evolution in Processes, Leadership and Faculty Development; Learning Environments-Online and On-site; Meeting Personal and Interpersonal Expectations from the Labor Market: Soft-Skills Development and Assesment; New Ideas in Engineering Education, Learning Methods, and Integration of Courses, Extracurricular Activities and Outreach Into Curriculum. 
3) Real time simulation
This special session includes, but is not limited to: real-time simulation of power electronics converters, microgrids and power systems;  controller hardware-in-the-loop (CHIL); power hardware-in-the-loop (PHIL); test automation with CHIL and/or PHIL; HIL applications to renewable energies and electric systems.
4) Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
This special session includes: Stress analysis on components and assemblies using Finite Element Analysis (FEA); Thermal and fluid flow analysis Computational fluid dynamics (CFD); Multiphysics simulations; Electromagnetics problem solutions using finite element method (FEM); Optimization of the product or process.


Research articles can be written in Portuguese, English or Spanish.

Prospective authors are invited to electronically submit full regular papers of their work. The conference will favor original papers, not previously published or copyrighted, which put in evidence partial or complete results on research areas listed in the Call for Papers.

  • Papers should be between four and six pages in PDF format, according to the template;
  • Do not include author names, affiliations, and acknowledgments in the first version.

The templates in Word and LaTeX format are provided below:

A final version of accepted papers must be submitted according to the conference deadline, in  accordance with reviewers’ suggestions. Moreover, in order to be published in the SEPOC 2021 proceedings, accepted papers must be presented during the conference and at least one
author must be registered for a Professional Registration.

Presentation Template