Nexans to drive sustainable transportation at its annual Technical Conference

Nexans to drive sustainable transportation at its annual Technical Conference

Paris, November 30, 2016 – Nexans will gather industry experts at its Annual Technical Conference “Sustainable Transportation and Connected Grids: a step forward in energy transition” in Paris on December 5th. The conference will address learnings from major smart grid and electric vehicle projects and discuss how they can be used to drive energy transition.

Nexans specialists and industry experts will present on current challenges about energy transition and sustainable transport and also look at the future in this field. It will be moderated by Valérie-Anne Lencznar, Managing Director of Think Smartgrids and Nouredine Hadjsaid, Professor at Grenoble INP. Nexans and its partners will discuss experience gained from the BienVEnu, Eco2charge, SOGRID and Smap projects.

Pierre Kayoun, Corporate Vice President of Innovation & Technology at Nexans, said, “This is the second in Nexans’ series of annual conferences devoted to Energy Transition. The conference this year is essential for everyone who wants to know about the latest developments in sustainable transportation, energy transition and see concrete demonstrators. This will be a great opportunity to bring together a wide range of participants from industries such as power utilities, IT, Building construction and automation and exchange about future trends.

The conference, taking place on December 5th, 2016, will be held at the Musée des arts et métiers in Paris, France.

Registration is open to professionals involved in the energy transition and transportation sectors. As the number of seats is limited, prior online registration is necessary.

Please click here to register.

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As a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of best-in-class products and innovative services. For over 120 years, innovation has been the company’s hallmark, enabling Nexans to drive a safer, smarter and more efficient future together with its customers. Today, the Nexans Group is committed to facilitating energy transition and supporting the exponential growth of data by empowering its customers in four main business areas: Building & Territories (including utilities, smart grids, e­mobility), High Voltage & Projects (covering offshore wind farms, submarine interconnections, land high voltage), Telecom & Data (covering data transmission, telecom networks, hyperscale data centers, LAN), and Industry & Solutions (including renewables, transportation, Oil & Gas, automation, and others). Corporate Social Responsibility is a guiding principle of Nexans’ business activities and internal practices. In 2013 Nexans became the first cable provider to create a Foundation supporting sustainable initiatives bringing access to energy to disadvantaged communities worldwide. The Group’s commitment to developing ethical, sustainable and high-quality cables drives its active involvement within several leading industry associations, including Europacable, The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) or CIGRE to mention a few. Nexans employs more than 26,000 people with industrial footprint in 34 countries and commercial activities worldwide. In 2017, the Group generated 6.4 billion euros in sales. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A. For more information, please consult: