The aim of the Symposium is to present and discuss recent developments concerning lightning modeling and measurement techniques, as well as grounding and lightning protection.

The main topics of the Symposium are:

1) Lightning physics and characteristics;

2) Lightning measurements;

3) Lightning electromagnetic fields;

4) Lightning detection and location systems;

5) Lightning nowcasting and warning systems;

6) Modeling of power system components for lightning studies;

7) Measurement, simulation, and analysis of lightning transients;

8) Lightning protection of power transmission systems;

9) Lightning protection of power distribution systems;

10) Lightning protection of power plants and substations;

11) Lightning protection of renewable energy systems;

12) Lightning protection of structures and installations;

13) Lightning protection of electronics, communication, and railway systems;

14) Surge protective devices;

15) Grounding for lightning protection;

16) Lightning protection testing and standardization;

17) Lightning-caused accidents and injuries;

18) Real-time lightning protection.