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August 15-17, 2017 - Westin Crystal City Hotel - Arlington, VA

The ESTS 2017 will bring together commercial and military ship end-users, shipbuilders, machinery and equipment manufacturers, research institutes, universities and others organizations around the world to present their views, opinions, experiences and their studies, research, designs and future advances regarding electric ship technologies. Panel sessions and poster presentations will be held.

Tutorial sessions will be provided the day prior to the official start of the symposium: Aug. 14, 2017.

For questions, please contact : Christine Ramsey


Feb. 19, 2017 - Deadline for digest submission EXTENDED
Apr. 3, 2017 - Notification of paper acceptance
Jun. 5, 2017 - Deadline for receipt of final manuscript
Jul. 24, 2017 - Last day for ESTS block rate hotel reservation
Aug. 14, 2017 - Tutorials
Aug. 15-17, 2017 - Symposium

The ESTS 2017 will focus on emerging electric ship technologies in the following major technical areas:

  • Electric Power System Architectures, including Breaker-less and Superconducting DC Systems
  • Electric Ship Design Tools, Methods, and Guidelines (Analysis, Synthesis, Modeling & Simulation)
  • Electric Propulsion and Generation (Machines, Variable Speed Drives, Propulsors)
  • Electrical Power Conversion for DC Distribution, including active current limitation
  • Energy Storage and Pulsating Loads: Integration, Control, and Impact on System Performance
  • Power Distribution, Cabling, and Grounding
  • Protection, Reconfiguration, and Survivability
  • Power System Control Methods and Architectures