Call for papers

The Conference

The International Conference on Live Line Maintenance has been successfully held around Europe from 1992 to 2008 every second year and since 2008 every third year. The Conference provides a unique interdisciplinary forum for discussion about the live line maintenance and applications. Development, implementation, monitoring, applications, safety of employees, hazards, measuring techniques, standards and other related topics are within the scope of the conference. ICOLIM 2014 will take place in Budapest, HUNGARY, on 21-23 May, 2014.


The Conference will take place at Novotel Budapest City and Budapest Congress Center (H-1123 Budapest Jagelló út 1-3.).


The Conference is organized by Budapest University of Technology and Economics, E.ON Hungária Zrt., ELMŰ-ÉMÁSZ Ltd., MAVIR Ltd., Hungarian Electrotechnical Association on behalf of the Live Work Association (LWA).

Topics on Live Line Maintenance

Live maintenance in low-, medium- and high-voltage fields
Construction, operation, modernization and maintenance experience on Live Working in lines and stations.
New tools, equipment and materials.
Safety and quality aspects. electromagnetic field.
Standards, regulations and legal aspects.
Working methods, new procedures and techniques in Live Working.
Training, selection and qualification of people on Live Working.
Economic aspects and environmental protection.
Live Working and Energy Market.



Abstract submission: Friday, 20 September, 2013
Abstract acceptance: Friday, 8 November, 2013
Full paper submission: Friday, 17 January, 2014
Notification of acceptance : Friday, 21 February, 2014
Early deadline for payment:. Friday, 7 March, 2014
Final payment: Friday, 25 April, 2014
Registration deadline for exhibitors: Friday, 28 March, 2014


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