CIGRE Finland Next Generation Network (NGN)
Introduce, involve and train young professionals and students to the CIGRE work. Create connections between young professionals and students in the power engineering field.
Basic goals of NGN group are:
- Attract young members to the group
- Integrate young members in activities
- Train young members for CIGRE work
- Include young members in working bodies
To support these goals, the NGN group organizes opportunities for young members to showcase their research work. NGN group shall inform its members in case of open positions in working groups to include young members. Networking is one of the main reasons for this organization and it is encouraged with common events and excursions.
CIGRE Finland NGN is not an individual organization but is a subgroup of the Finnish National Committee of CIGRE.
Who can join?
Young members of Finnish National Committee of CIGRE are able to join CIGRE Finland NGN. Young member is defined as aged less than 35 years. To join NGN activities members must be Individual member II (young member under 35 years) or Individual member – student (full time tertiary students).
The NGN activities are free of charge. The CIGRE membership is free of charge for students. Individual members II (young members) have a small yearly membership fee (42€/year in 2021) for the first two years.
How to join?
When applying as a CIGRE member, choose "I would like to join the Next Generation Network of the Finnish National Committee of CIGRE.", and you will automatically be part of CIGRE Finland Next Generation Network.