June 2011 Versailles Congress Centre - Jicable'11 - 8th International Conference on Power Insulated Cables


Young Researcher Contest

Call for papers

Submission of abstracts : postponed to 1st April 2011

Submission of texts : 15 May 2011

Organised by Jicable with :

Council on Large Electric Systems CIGRÉ)

Société de l’Electricité, de l’Electronique & des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication SEE)

and with the Scientific and technical support of:

Prospective 21OO, SEE, SRBE, UFE, UPDEA.


Organisation Committee:

Chairman:Lucien DESCHAMPS (Prospective 21OO, France)

Young Researchers Contest Scientific Committee:

Chairman: Nouredine HADJ-SAID (INP Grenoble/ENSIEG, France)

Secretary : Jérôme HERREROS (RTE, France)


The Organisation Committee of JICABLE’11, with the support of CIGRE and SEE, are setting up a Young Researchers Contest to encourage the participation of students and young researchers to the Conference.

Full-time engineering and science university undergraduate researchers and PhD students are invited to submit abstracts of their research work. The topic of the abstract should fall within one of the programme categories listed below related to insulated power cable technology. Students and researchers whose abstracts are selected will be invited to present their papers, explain their poster and answer questions at JICABLE’11.

A prize of 1 500 Euros will be awarded to the author of the best paper.


A – Materials

B – Ageing / Degradation

C – Modelling / Design

D – Environment

ELIGIBILITY : Undergraduate students.

Submission / Selection

All abstracts for proposed papers should be sent to the Jicable’11 YRC secretariat in English by email (as an attachment using .doc format (97 or 2003) according to the instructions and the template available on “jicable.org” Web site by the postponed deadline deadline: 1st April, 2011. The abstract should be adequately detailed and present a synopsis of the paper (500 words maximum, one single page as far as possible) emphasising any new idea, with title, author’s names, their affiliations and emails.

It is mandatory to use the template and detailed instructions available on the Web site www.jicable.org.

Authors whose papers are accepted will be informed early April 2011. Full texts in English should be received by the JICABLE’11 YRC Secretariat no later than 15 May, 2011. The conference programme will be finalized by 15 June, 2011. Selected papers will be presented at the poster session “young Researchers” of JICABLE'11. Authors selected will be exempt from conference registration fees but other expenses (travel, lodging) will remain at their charge.

Papers will be reviewed by a jury during the conference. The author of the winning paper will receive a prize of 1 500 Euros from the JICABLE’11 organisers.


Papers selected will appear in the JICABLE’11 CD ROM.

Download the application form and this Call for Papers.

Download the abstract template

This form together with prepared abstracts must be returned to :

email :papers.jicable@see.asso.fr


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