CharIN sponsors the 10th International CCS and ISO/IEC18118 Testing Symposium in the Netherlands

It is the 10th anniversary of the interoperability and conformance test event for the Combined Charging System (CCS). On Nov. 15th and 16th, 2018 companies and institutes working in the area of PEV charging communications protocols and interoperability are invited to join the event to strengthen cross-vendor interoperability between EVs and supply equipment in Arhem, the Netherlands.

The event is hosted by ElaadNL, organized by the TU Dortmund University and supported by Verisco and the CharIN e.V.


10th International CCS and ISO/IEC18118 Testing Symposium

November 15th – 16th, 2018

ElaadNL, Arnhem, Netherlands


Please register until October 7th, 2018 latest (extended deadline) at
to participate at the Testing Symposium and to use testing possibilities for EVs, EVSEs as well as EV/EVSE CONTROLLERs / ECUs. Participation is free of charge; however, registration is necessary as seats are limited!


The CharIN executive board member Michael Keller will represent the CharIN e.V. during the testival and give a short CharIN introduction. Christian Hahn, representing the CharIN Focus Group Communication, will show up with a presentation of the „CharIN ISO15118 Implementation Guide“.


If you are interested in the work of the CharIN e.V., you will have various option to get in touch with CharIN representatives and many CharIN members.


The OCPP 2.0 Plugfest will take place parallel to the 10th Testing Symposium. During the OCPP 2.0 Plugfest, the Open Charge Alliance will test different CSMS implementations against different Charging Station implementations. OCA members and partners will be provided with expert assistance and the use of a wide range of testing tools. OCA members and non-members are welcome to participate and register also at