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”
Transportation/Washington, DC Tourism Sites
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.
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 Center (Red, Blue, Silver and Orange Lines)
- Connected to the Grand Hyatt Washington
WASHINGTON, DC TOURISM
A few links to Washington, DC travel and tourism websites:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:
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:
Sept. 30 – Submission Deadline
- Email your panel proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 31 – Acceptance Notices
Jan. 31 – Presentation Upload Deadline
- Paper reviews are being finalized and all decisions will be sent by Nov. 30
Registration, Venue, & Accommodation
GRAND HYATT WASHINGTON
1000 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20001, USA
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.
Hotel offers valet & self parking.
- 0-2 hours: $33
- 2-8 hours: $43
- 8-24 hours: $60
- Overnight: $60
- Oversized Vehicles: $62
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/