Preliminary Program

The Symposium will start on 21st November 2021 with on-site registrations at Cankarjev dom Congress and Cultural centre Ljubljana, Slovenia. Reception desk for Symposium registrations will open at 8.30 AM. Altough conference registration and payment is electronic process on ConfTool, you will have to confirm your presence on the conference by phisically siging in at reception desk where you will gete delegates badge and bag.

An administrative centre of Ljubljana, where Cankarjev dom is located (, is easily accessible on foot, by car or by public transport. Under the Square of the Republic there is a large parking garage, and the latest one is just a stone’s throw away under the Congress Square.

First day of the programme starts with Study Committee Tutorials in Conference Halls of Cankarjev dom and later in the afternoon you can attend a special panel on History and future of electricity in the Gallus Hall of Cankarjev dom, which is the largest auditorium of this type in Slovenia.

In the evening you are invited to join Welcome Reception Cocktail where you will find plenty of opportunities for networking, socializing, and enjoying good Slovenian cuisine with other symposium attendees.  This event also marks the Opening of EXPO Cigre Symposium 2021.

Second day starts with the Opening ceremony and continues with sessions throughout the day. In the evening you are invited to join the Gala dinner with live music performance and mouth-watering Slovenian cuisine.

Third day continues with technical sessions and finishes with closing session in the late afternoon.

Fourth day starts with important Technical Tour, which offers two options about 100 km away from the capital of Ljubljana:

  • Visit of the Nuclear Power Plant Krsko with lunch and wine tasting at the beautiful uphill restaurant with a view called “Tri lucke” in the southeastern part of Slovenia
  • Visit of the Hydro Pump Storage and famous wine cellar Dobrovo with excellent regional wine tasting and lunch

Symposium Venue

Cankarjev dom, Prešernova cesta 10, Ljubljana

Galla Dinner

Galla Dinner will take place on Monday 22nd November. You will be able to enjoy local cuisine, good music and excellent company.

Gala dinner will take place on 22nd November

Technical Visit

On Wednesday 24th of November you’ll be able to take part in one of the two technical tours. The first technical tour will be the visit Nuclear Power Plant Krško and the second tour will take you to Hydro pumped storage Avče. More info about technical tours can be found here.