Welcome to ISGT 2019

The 10th Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT 2019), sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), will be held February 17-20, 2019 in Washington D.C.

The Conference will feature plenary sessions, panel sessions, technical papers, and tutorials by experts representing the electric utilities, regulators, technology providers, academia, the national laboratories, and both federal and state governments. This year’s theme is “10 years of ISGT – Innovation for a Flexible and Resilient Grid

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Transportation/Washington, DC Tourism Sites

SIGHTSEEING

Many of the city’s most interesting sights are within walking distance from the Conference Venue. Details and approximate travel times can be found here.

AIRPORTS

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – DCA

  • Hotel distance: 5 miles
  • Subway service, fee: $4 USD (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $15 USD (one way)

Washington Dulles International Airport – IAD

  • Hotel distance: 27 miles
  • Estimated taxi fare: $55 USD (one way)

METRO

Metro Center (Red, Blue, Silver and Orange Lines)

  • Connected to the Grand Hyatt Washington

TRAIN

WEATHER
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WASHINGTON, DC TOURISM

A few links to Washington, DC travel and tourism websites:

Announcements

ISGT 2019 Feb. 17-20, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Help us celebrate 10 years!
If you have photos or video from previous ISGT North America conferences, please upload them here. They will be put into a presentation to be shown at the conference. Thank you!

NEW THIS YEAR:

Call for Demonstrations – See details here.
Best Paper/Poster Awards – See details here.

TECHNICAL PROGRAM TIMELINE:

PANEL SUBMISSIONS

Sept. 30 – Submission Deadline

  • Email your panel proposal to 2019isgt@ieee.org

Oct. 31 – Acceptance Notices
Jan. 31 – Presentation Upload Deadline

Click Here for Submission Information

PAPER SUBMISSIONS

  • Paper submission site is now closed

Questions

QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, REQUESTS Contact information can be found on the Contact Us page.

Registration, Venue, & Accommodation

REGISTRATION

Registration rates and information

VENUE

GRAND HYATT WASHINGTON
1000 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20001, USA
TEL: +1-202-222-1234

ACCOMMODATIONS

A special single/double group rate of US$209 per night for IEEE ISGT attendees. This group rate is inclusive of service fees, but exclusive of taxes (currently at 14.5%).

Reservations must be made by 5:00pm Eastern Time on Friday, 25 January 2019 in order to get the group rate. Once the room block is sold out, the hotel will offer rooms/rates based upon availability.

Click here to make your reservation online.

PARKING INFORMATION

Hotel offers valet & self parking.

Valet Parking:

  • 0-2 hours: $33
  • 2-8 hours: $43
  • 8-24 hours: $60
  • Overnight: $60
  • Oversized Vehicles: $62

Self-Parking:
Please note there are no in-and-out privileges in the Self Parking Garage

  • 0-1 hours: $10
  • 1-4 hours: $18
  • 4-10 hours: $20
  • 10-24 hours: $42

TRAVEL VISA INFORMATION

United States citizens do not need a U.S. visa or passport for travel to Virginia. If you are not a US citizen, you may need a visa for entry into the US.
Once you register for the conference, you can download a letter indicating that you will be attending the conference.
For additional information regarding visas and/or passports, please visit: http://travel.state.gov/

NEW THIS YEAR:

Conference Blog

LATEST POST:

How Utilities Can Prepare for the Next Generation Smart Grid?

Duotong YangBy Duotong Yang, Dominion Energy

Owing to EPA regulations, utilities are seeing large scale retirement of coal generation. To add on to the problems, state incentives are pushing for a ‘greener grid’. As a result of these widespread changes, the North American grid is becoming much more complex to operate as well as plan for. Power grids all over the world especially in Europe are seeing similar trends.

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FEATURED BLOGGERS:

Ron Melton


Jerry FitzPatrick


Michael Pesin


Masood Parvania


Farrokh Rahimi


Julio Romero Agüero


Tom Pierpoint


Duotong Yang