Recap of the

2019 IEEE LI Power Electronics Symposium

2019 Summary

The third annual Long Island Power Electronics Symposium & Exhibits was held on 2019 November 7 from noon to 8 PM at the Hauppauge Radisson located at 110 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge LI. All area professionals involved in all sectors of power electronics were invited.

At the event, 52 companies showcased their products and services in a 49-table exhibit hall packed with attendees, while two technical lecture tracks took place in separate chambers. After a complimentary networking lunch, the lectures were kicked off with the keynote address “Trends in Power Electronics 1970 to 2019” by Josh Hauser, where he chronicled the changes that occurred in the merchant power supply business over the past fifty years which included an overview of the changes in technology, regulation and the market.

The official attendance count at the Symposium was 475, including lecturers, exhibitors and general attendees.

2019 Sponsors

Aurora Group
The Aurora Group is a premier manufacturer's representative firm with over 30 years experience providing exceptional service and support to manufacturers and customers.

BC Power Systems
Since 1985, BC Systems, a veteran-owned business, has supplied custom military power supplies, power controls and other quality products to major defense contractors and to the US military.

Glenair began operations in 1956 as the first company specifically founded to produce electrical connector accessories. Building on that foundation, they now offer a dozen, full-spectrum product lines designed to meet every interconnect requirement.

Kepco, an ISO 9001:2015 company, has been designing and manufacturing electronic power supplies, both modular and instrument type, since 1946.

Keysight solutions empower researchers, educators, and students around the world.

Mitsubishi Electric
Mitsubishi Electric is one of the world's leading names in the manufacture and sales of electrical and electronic products and systems used in a broad range of fields and applications.

TDK/Lambda is one of the oldest and most trusted manufacturers of high-quality power supplies, offering a broad product line with over 5,000 models.

Torotel Products
Torotel provides custom magnetic products and value added assemblies for a wide range of mission critical applications.

2019 Exhibitors

Analog Devices
Aurora Group
BC Systems
Brandon Sales
CBA Empire
Fusion Sourcing Group
GES High Voltage
GM Systems
Good Ark
GSA Tech
LFG Micro
Mitsubishi Electric
Nel Hydrogen
Newtons 4th
Payton America
P-Duke Power
Powell Electronics
Reliance Electronics
Rohde and Schwarz
Simutech Group
Superior Technical Solutions
TDK Electronics
TDK Lambda
Test Equity
Torotel Products
Ultra Electronics
Ventronics Power
Wiener Plein/Baus

2019 Comments from Exhibitors & Attendees

Excellent conference.
Tom Terlizzi, GM Systems

As usual this year's symposium provides an excellent platform to meet with vendors and look at existing and new technology with respect to Power, Filtering and instrumentation.
Vince Cipolla, Collins Aerospace

Enjoyed the time at your IEEE conference, it was a great show and well organized.
Bob Dupre, Chroma Systems

The afternoon had a pretty good energy.
Craig Chapman, CBA Empire

Thank you for organizing the symposium.
Ivan Erakovic, Spellman HV Electronics

Great Job Guys! Nice to see some new faces. See you next year.
Steve Boegle, Behlman/Orbit

The IEEE team put on another great Symposium. I can’t find anything wrong - it was done professionally.
Samuel Wolfe, Torotel Products

The show was excellent. Met many serious people with interconnect applications. Good leads to follow up on. Good opportunity for networking. Nicely done. We plan on participating in next year’s show...again.
Greg Wadsworth, JST

All in all a very pleasant day. Received several solid leads. Food was very good. A nice casual feel to the exhibit hall.
Neal Fergenson, EMS Development

Another great show.
Dennis Starke, Fusion Sourcing Group

First time attendee...I thought it was very well organized. Great mix of vendors. Thanks!
Matt Wakeham, Wakeham Consulting

Wonderful event, good organization.
Ozgur Keser, Future Electronics

Very good presentations and well organized.
Arkadiy Peker, Microchip

Great conference and really enjoy meeting with past colleagues and future partners and prospects. There needs to be a more active initiative to get local universities and colleges involved to increase memberships of those that are starting their career.
Michael Petagna, TRC Electronics

I found the variety of vendors very useful and made a good number of new contacts. I always look forward to this Symposium and hope it continues.
Lee Davis, Persistent Systems

Well done - I enjoyed the event and I appreciate the effort put into organizing it!
Isaac Cohen, TI

Very good organization, thanks for everything.
Celil Yagiz, Kolt Engineering

Overall, this was a great meeting which offered great exposer to "what's new" and trending. The attendance was remarkable. Thanks for hosting this Symposium.
Robert Schachter, Phase2 Technologies

Congratulations on another very successful LI Power Electronics Symposium.
David Morrison, How 2 Power

Great turnout, really found it useful.
Michael Calamita, Intelligent Product Solutions

The vendors were great.
Joe Fierro, Zebra Technologies

Great show and extremely well attended. Kudos to the promoters. There was a good assortment of suppliers in the Display Hall and the presentations were very helpful. The venue was extremely convenient for us and they did a good job keeping it clean, providing comfortable seating, and proper climate. Thanks for all the hard work.
Don Neuhaus, Parker

Great Show. Attendance was amazing.

It was one of the best shows we have done in last few years everything worked out great.
Anthony Yackovich, Contech Marketing

This year's event was awesome. It was great to see an overflow of vendors in each hallway and corridor of the Radisson Hotel.
Rhonda Green, Zebra Technologies

This Power Electronics Symposium is sponsored by the Power Electronics Society (PELS) of the IEEE Long Island Section.
IEEE Long Island Section