International Electrician Day


On June 10, International Electricity Day is celebrated. This day is a celebration of all engineers, technicians and other professionals involved in electrical engineering. The Electrician Day was established in 1986 year.

The International Electrician Day (initially Electrician Day) was established by the Main Board of the Association of Polish Electricians (SEP) to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of the outstanding scientist André Marie Ampère (1775-1836), a French physicist and mathematician famous for his discoveries in the fields of magnetism, electromagnetism and electricity.

This year’s celebrations, the SEP Board decided to organize in the form of video conferencing, due to limitations resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

The program of celebrations includes scientific lectures of scientists from Poland, France and the USA on selected electrical problems and presentation of Prof. Józef Węglarz, who is the patron of 2020 in SEP, as well as the announcement of the results of the competition for the most active SEP clubs and the Mieczysław Pożaryski competition for the best article in the SEP technical press.