The International Symposium on Lightning Protection (SIPDA) is a scientific event organized every two years that has as main goals to contribute to the discussion and dissemination of innovations in lightning technology. The event covers all lightning-related aspects, including lightning physics and characterization, measurements, modeling techniques, detection and location systems, grounding, protection methods, and accidents and damages associated with the phenomenon.
A special issue with extended versions of a number of selected, high quality papers presented at XII SIPDA will be published on Electric Power Systems Research.
The following CIGRE Working Group meetings will be held in conjunction with the XII SIPDA:
- CIGRÉ WG C4.410 - "Lightning Striking Characteristics for Very High Structures" -
6th October (in the afternoon);
- CIGRÉ WG C4.26 - "Evaluation of Lightning Shielding Analysis Methods for EHV and UHV DC and AC Transmission Lines" - 6th October (in the morning).