Tallinn University of Technology

About PQ2014

Welcome to Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability 2014 Conference web-site!

2014 Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability Conference (PQ2014) is intended to bring together specialists in the field of electric power supply around the world. PQ2014 will offer an international forum for the exchange of scientific and technical information. Our goal is to provide best atmosphere for sharing the latest developments and experience in the field of electric power quality and power supply reliability. The official working language of the Conference is English, while other languages are also welcome for private discussions and during special cultural events at the Conference.

The PQ2014 Conference will take place from June 11th to 13th, 2014, in Rakvere, Estonia.

In additon to the existing topics and keywords, PQ2014 will have a Special Sessions on Electrical Machines Design and Electrical Machine Diagnostics and Grid Converters Supporting Renewable Generation. More information about this session can be found under "Topics".

PQ Conference is valued for providing an interactive and creative atmosphere for discussing the most up-to-date topics from both scientific and practical field.

Conference is organized by Tallinn University of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering

Conference Venue

Aqva spa

Aqva Hotel & Spa is located in centre of Rakvere, 99 kilometres east from Estonian capital city Tallinn.

Rakvere has a population of 17000 and its history dates back as far as to the year 1302; here the historic Rakvere stronghold with the old town streets and the town's modern centre offer exciting discoveries both for small and big adventurers. More information about Rakvere can be found on visitestonia.com.

Aqva Hotel & Spa is one of the most popular SPA complex in North-Estonia. Hotel & Spa personnel is more than willing to make your stay comfortable, healthy and happy.

The PQ2014 organization has negotiated special rates with Aqva Hotel & Spa Hotel (the conference venue).

Rates per night (11-13 June 2014) :
Double room for single occupancy (breakfast and spa included): 74 euros per night
Double room for double occupancy (breakfast and spa included): 82 euros per night

This rates are available only for PQ2014 conference visitors, please contact hotel directly. For booking use these emails: info@aqvahotels.ee & sales@aqvahotels.ee only or call to +372 3260014+372 3260014 or +372 326 0005+372 326 0005.
During booking  please certainly mention a "PQ2014 Conference" as a password to get abovementioned rates.

More detailed information can be found on Aqva Hotel & Spa's web-site.

Conference Fee

Conference Rates

Conference regular fee is 350 EUR per person (includes VAT 20%)

Conference fee includes the following:

  • transportation from Tallinn to Rakvere on June 11th

  • catering during the PQ2014 Conference (dinner on June 11th

  • and June 12th; lunch on June 12th and June 13th; coffee breaks)

  • cultural programme

  • one USB copy of the PQ2014 Conference Proceedings

  • transportation from Rakvere to Tallinn on June 13th

  • and publication up to two of your papers in Conference Proceedings

It does not include accommodation in Rakvere. However we have speical agreement with Confernce Venue Rakvere Aqva Hotel & SPA. For booking with discounted rate please contact directly hotel using these emais only: info@aqvahotels.ee  or sales@aqvahotels.ee or calling  +372 326 0014 or +372 326 0005. During booking and registration please mention a PQ2014 Conference as a password to get a special price. More details can be found on the travel information page.

Paper copy of the PQ2014 Conference Proceedings could be provided on advanced request for extra charge of 50 Euro that will be added to your invoice. Please let us know in advance if you need a paper copy of PQ2014 Conference Proceedings.

Accompanying person's fee is 150 Euro and it does not include publication in Conference Proceedings and valid only for one person accompanying participant with regular fee.

Participation without paper presenting is also availble, and there are two options:
Simple Participation - 150 Euro and does not include conference materials, lunches and dinners
Advanced Participation - 350 Euro that includes conference materials on USB, cultural programme and full catering.

Paying the Conference Fee

There are 2 options to pay the PQ2014 Conference fee.

First one is to notify us that you would like to pay by bank transfer. In this case we will send you the invoice for the participation fee, according to which you should make the bank transfer. Later when the payment has arrived, we can provide you an official receipt of the payment.

Second option is to pay the PQ2014 fee on the Conference site in cash. We can give you also an official receipt about the received payment in this case.

We are very sorry, but we cannot accept card payments on-site or on-line at the moment.

Previou PQs

Brief history of PQ Conference

The Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability Conference has been held since 1996. Previous PQ Conferences have been held in various locations around Estonia

PQ Conferences:

  • 1996 - Lohusalu
  • 1999 - Sagadi
  • 2002 - Haapsalu
  • 2004 - Pedase
  • 2006 - Viimsi
  • 2008 - Pärnu
  • 2010 - Kuressaare
  • 2012 - Tartu

Every PQ conference has had around 60 participants thus providing an interactive and creative atmosphere for discussing the most up-to-date topics from both scientific and industrial fields.

Since 2008, the PQ conference has had IEEE Power and Energy Society technical co-sponsorship.

Last conference of the series was held in June 2012 (PQ2012) with about 80 participants and with 50 papers presented from authors from 10 countries. As a reference, we provide Conference programme of Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability 2012 via following link.