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The Press conference will start at 1215pm.
Plenary: Back between the covers: should coursebooks exist in a modern age? Coursebooks are under attack from many different directions: the digital world which threatens to engulf them; their one-size-fits-all pedagogy; their relentless gramar syllabuses; and their lack of ‘unpluggedness’. Coming back to coursebook writing has made me confront these issues. This talk is the result of those confrontations!
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE, is to hold the third Southern Power Electronic Conference, SPEC 2017, the most important power electronic conference in the Southern Hemisphere. SPEC 2017 will be held on December 4 and 7 2017 and will bring together presenters and participants who are knowledgeable about a range of new technologies, trends and innovations in power electronics and industrial applications. Researchers, students and academics from around the world will be in attendance. The event will consist of four sessions and is to be held at the Hotel Patagónico in the city of Puerto Varas in the Lakes Region of southern Chile.