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

The main topics of the Symposium are:

1) Lightning physics, characteristics and measurements
2) Lightning detection and location systems
3) Lightning protection of substations and transmission lines
4) Lightning protection of medium and low-voltage distribution lines
5) Lightning protection of structures and installations
6) Lightning protection of electronics and telecommunication systems
7) Grounding
8) Lightning electromagnetic fields and electromagnetic compatibility
9) Equipment testing and standardisation
10) Lightning-caused accidents and injuries


All printed materials: English

Presentation: English

Simultaneous translation (English-Portuguese) will be provided