HOLM 2023 Call for Papers

The 68th Holm Conference will be held at the Hyatt Olive 8 in Seattle, WA, USA between Oct 8th-11th. The Intensive Course on Electrical Contacts will also be held in the same location from October 4-7, 2023.

IEEE uploads the Holm Conference Proceedings to all relevant databases including the Engineering Index. Prospective authors should submit a brief abstract (200 words maximum). The abstract deadline is February 9, 2023 .

For accepted papers, the authors should use IEEE template with a 8 page limit. Presenters are asked to use the following guidance for creating an effective oral presentation.

Technical Areas

AUTOMOTIVE
Hybrid/Electric Power
Hot Plugging
Switching & Connectors
Environmental Effects

ELECTRONIC CONNECTORS
High Frequency
High-Speed Data
Telecommunications
Lubricants
Corrosion Inhibitors

POWER CONNECTORS
Crimp Connections
Plating/Lubricants
Bolted Connections
Glowing Contacts
Degradation Effects

Contact Materials
Air and Vacuum
High Frequency Relays
Ultra Miniature Relays
Carbon Fiber
Degradation Mechanisms
Reed Relays
Material Development
Switching Performance
Electroplating
Lead Free

DEGRADATION MECHANISMS
Switching Performance
Environmental Effects
Welding
Reliability
Breakdown
Fretting
Diagnostics

ARC INTERRUPTION
DC/AC Switching
Vacuum Interrupters
Circuit Breakers
Hybrid Switching
Micro-Arcing
High-Speed Film/Video
Super-Conducting Limiters

MODELING
Fundamentals
Dielectric Breakdown
Arc Simulation
Dynamic Welding

NEW TECHNOLOGY
MEMS
Micro Switches
RF Connectors
Arc Fault Safety
Nanotechnology
Superconductors
High DC Voltage Switching