2023 NACPPA Annual Gathering

Best Ethnic Group Professional Social Event during IEEE PES GM


NACPPA Annual Gathering is the largest gathering of overseas Chinese power professionals around the world since 2009, when NACPPA was founded. It is also the largest ethnic subgroup meeting during IEEE PES General Meeting. This year, NACPPA will host a career development panel and a cocktail social event during GM.


Monday July 17


Orlando Ballroom N at Convention Level

Hyatt Regency Orlando (same hotel as GM), 9801 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819


Career Development Panel

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

As the power industry goes through fundamental changes in the era of clean energy transition and re-electrification, new opportunities are emerging for power engineers. This seminar will invite several speakers to share their unique experiences in working outside of the traditional career paths.

Featured Speakers: Jian Fu (DOE), Liang Ming (Stanford), Junhui Zhao (Eversource), Yingchen Zhang (Utilidata)

Dinner, Panel and Cocktail Social

7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Come and learn about NACPPA updates over dinner, participate in an interactive panel discussion on the clean energy transition, and discover the latest industry and research directions as well as business opportunities. Meet old and new friends in a casual cocktail social event setting.

Panel Moderator: Calvin Liuxi Zhang (Eaton)

Panelists: Jessica Bian (Grid-X Partners, IEEE PES President), Liang Min (Stanford), Chi-Yung Chung (HK PolyU), Chan Wong (Cybirical)


RTDS Technologies changed the power industry forever by introducing the world’s first fully digital real-time power system simulator, the RTDS® Simulator. 

Utilities, manufacturers, research institutes and universities in more than 50 countries worldwide rely on the RTDS Simulator for power system studies and closed loop testing of protection and control equipment. The RTDS Simulator has also been used in the development and testing of DG systems, MMC based schemes and wide area protection using PMU.

The RTDS Simulator uses highly customized proprietary hardware and software, developed specifically for real-time power system simulation by RTDS Technologies. This deep product knowledge allows us to achieve unparalleled efficiency and stability for our simulations and to support our users in ways that other simulator providers can’t.