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The Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC) will conduct its annual member meeting on September 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE) in Portland, Oregon. This year’s featured speaker will be Ali Husain, senior manager of Corporate Marketing & Strategy at ON Semiconductor. Husain will present his perspectives on key trends and challenges for the power electronics market.

PEIC, a national industry-focused, member-based consortium comprised of power electronics OEMs, research organizations, educational institutions, and other stakeholders working to promote industry investment, build a more innovative workforce, and strengthen the supply chain.

Traditionally, PEIC’s member meetings are open to perspective members and other interested industry stakeholders. These events enable member and affiliate organizations to share their latest technology news, network with colleagues, and provide a forum to discuss PEIC’s annual workplan. This year’s meeting, which takes place at the Oregon Convention Center, will open with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. Formal presentations are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

“We are encouraging our members and other ECCE attendees to RSVP early for this fun and informative industry networking event as space is limited to the first 100 people who respond,” said Nanci Vogtli, PEIC president. To RSVP, please visit: Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information, please contact Vogtli at

Also at ECCE – PEIC presents a Special Session on developing the power electronics workforce of the future
PEIC member and affiliate organizations, including: AVL, AVX, Cummins, PowerAmerica Institute, and Rockwell Automation will participate in a Special Session on Wednesday, September 26, from 4 p.m. to 5:40 p.m. Presentations will address the role of internships in developing the power electronics workforce of the future. Speakers will also present their ideas in a dynamic panel discussion format, moderated by David Morrison, editor of How2Power. All ECCE attendees are invited to attend the Special Session.

About PEIC
The Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC) is a national, industry-focused, member-based consortium whose members include: power electronics OEMs, research organizations, educational institutions, and other industry stakeholders working to cultivate an increasingly more innovative U.S. workforce. PEIC’s Diversity & Inclusion Working Group is chartered with developing programs to educate and encourage new generations of highly skilled workers, including women and under-represented minorities, to find careers in power electronics. Organizations interested in joining PEIC to help further its vision and advocate for a more diverse and innovative workforce can find more information available in the membership area. All are welcome to participate in the working group meetings; conference call schedules and details can be found at PEIC Events. Please follow PEIC on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About ON Semiconductor
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is driving energy efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power and signal management, logic, standard and custom devices.

PEIC Contact
Nanci Vogtli
President, Power Electronics Industry Collaborative
Founder and CTO at Concrete Logic

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