APEC 2021 Schedule

Following is the tentative schedule for APEC 2021, which will be held virtually June 14-17. All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - this simple time zone converter may help you!

Access to select recorded content, including Technical Sessions, Industry Sessions, and Professional Education Seminars, will be available begining June 9. During conference week (June 14-17), additional live sessions will be held, including "office hours" for Professional Education Seminars and Q&A panels for Technical and Industry Sessions. Plenary Sessions will be presented during live sessions with a live Q&A with speakers following the presentation. Following the session, Plenary Sessions and Q&As will be available on demand. RAP Sessions will be held live and will NOT be recorded.

  • Click on the links in the schedule below to go to the program pages which contain complete program details.
  • Live Panel Q&A for Technical Sessions are listed by track below the full program link. A PDF of the listing of the papers included in those sessions is available here.
  • A PDF of the breakdown of Industry Session Presenter Q&A Panels is available here.

This schedule is subject to change.

Time (EDT)
Monday, June 14
Tuesday, June 15
Wednesday, June 16

Thursday, June 17

9:00 a.m.

PLENARY SESSIONS

Auxiliary Automotive Drives Revolutionized by Power Electronics

Wide Bandgap Technologies: Enabling a Broader Power Application Domain

PLENARY SESSIONS

Maturing Wide Bandgap Semiconductors Fosters Standardization

Native American Energy Sovereignty: Energy Storage and Power Electronics Benefits

PLENARY SESSIONS

The Present and Future of Magnetics and Other Power Passives

Quantum Computing - The New Computing Paradigm

9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Renewable Energy Systems)
(Transportation Power Electronics)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS15 - PowerSoC)

10:30 a.m.

EXPO

Expo booths will be available on demand throughout conference week. These hours reflect live staff availability.

11:00 a.m.

RAP SESSIONS 2

Does high level of integration make power converters more reliable or not?

11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m.

EXPO

Expo booths will be available on demand throughout conference week. These hours reflect live staff availability.

12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(DC-DC Converters)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS01 - Magnetics, IS10 - Energy Storage)

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Wireless Power Transfer)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS22 - WBG Market Trends (PoA), IS17 - General Applications)

1:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m.

RAP SESSIONS 1

Distributed vs. centralized control for micro-grid and nano-grid

EXPO

Expo booths will be available on demand throughout conference week. These hours reflect live staff availability.

RAP SESSIONS 3

Where does the expertise for the next generation of magnetics come from? The Magnetics companies or the engineer designing the power supply?

2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(AC-DC Converters)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS03 - Packaging for Next Gen, IS04 - Integration in WBG Semis)

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Power Electronics Integration and Manufacturing)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS11 - Capacitors, IS12 - Energy Harvesting)

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Control)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS18 - WBG Characterization/Test, IS19 - Gate Drive)

4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Power Electronics for Utility Interface)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS05 - Next Gen Power Electronics, IS06 - GaN based Power Adapters)

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Modeling and Simulation)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS13 - Special WBG Topics, IS14 - Automotive)

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Magnetics)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS20 - WBG Semis, IS09 - Next Steps for Transportation)

5:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
BREAK
New To APEC Networking
Trivia Night
A Celebration of Life
6:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
7:30 p.m.
8:00 p.m.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Devices and Components)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS07 - Power Solutions for Datacenter, IS08 - WBG High Performance Switches)

EXPO

Expo booths will be available on demand throughout conference week. These hours reflect live staff availability.

8:30 p.m.
9:00 p.m.
9:30 p.m.

EXPO

Expo booths will be available on demand throughout conference week. These hours reflect live staff availability.

10:00 p.m.
10:30 p.m.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Power Electronics Applications)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS21 - EMI, IS02 - Market Trends)

TECHNICAL SESSIONS LIVE PANEL Q&A
(Motor Drives and Inverters)

INDUSTRY SESSIONS PRESENTER Q&A PANELS
(IS16 - Are SiC and GaN Reliable?, IS23 - Reliability is EVERYONE's

11:00 p.m.
11:30 p.m.
Asia Pacific Meet Up
12:00 a.m.
12:30 a.m.