International Electrical Congress

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The International Electrical Congresses were a series of meetings of experts in the then new field of applied electricity.

The first International Electrical Congress took place in 1881 at the International Exposition of Electricity, held in Paris. At that time the International System of Electrical and Magnetic Units was agreed to. Other meetings included:


  1. ^ Science 18 Oct 1895: Vol. 2, Issue 42, pp. 525-526 DOI: 10.1126/science.2.42.525
  2. ^ Science 29 Jul 1904: Vol. 20, Issue 500, pp. 156-157 DOI: 10.1126/science.20.500.156