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

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:
Register Here!

See Conference Schedule

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:

Demonstrations Schedule – See details here.
Best Paper/Poster Awards – See details here.

TECHNICAL PROGRAM:

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 reviews are being finalized and all decisions will be sent by Nov. 30

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:

What do Blockchain, Resilience, Demand Response and DER have in common?

Ron Melton

By Dr. Ron Melton, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Electricity Infrastructure Systems

Blockchain, Resilience, Demand Response, DER – keywords for a recent research paper? Could be, but in this case, these are the topics of the four tutorials offered on Sunday, February 17th as a part of the 2019 ISGT North America.

IEEE PES tutorials are a great bargain. Each has been proposed by a single instructor or a team of instructors, reviewed by the IEEE PES education committee, and then offered to the conference organizing committee for their conference. In this case the ISGT organizing committee selected these four tutorials because we think they are contemporary topics that will be of interest to attendees either new to the industry or attendees wanting to get some depth of exposure to one of these topics.

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FEATURED BLOGGERS:

Ron Melton


Jerry FitzPatrick


Michael Pesin


Masood Parvania


Farrokh Rahimi


Julio Romero Agüero


Tom Pierpoint


Duotong Yang


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