Welcome to ISGT2015


The Sixth Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT2015), sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), will be held February 17-20, 2015 at the Washington Grand Hyatt in the District of Columbia, USA. The Conference will be a forum for participants to discuss state-of-the-art innovations in smart grid technologies and will feature plenary and panel sessions as well as technical paper presentations and poster sessions. Tutorials by international experts on smart grid applications will also be available. The overall theme for 2015 is “Smart Grid – Present and Future”, focusing on the future migration path for the smart grid as new and emerging technologies converge with power system developments to create smart energy systems.
Conference Chair: Saifur Rahman, Virginia Tech
Technical Prog. Chair: George Arnold, Tercio Solutions
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NOTICE FOR ISGT2015 AUTHORS
Please note that at least one author must register and present the submitted technical paper in person so that it will be included in the conference proceedings and made available in IEEE Xplore. The deadline for author registration is January 31, 2015. Register at http://isgtreg.com/ISGT2015.

IMPORTANT DATES
Author Registration Deadline: Jan. 31, 2015
Early Bird Registration Deadline: Jan. 31, 2015
Pre-conference Tutorial: Feb. 17, 2015
Conf./Technical Sessions: Feb. 18-20, 2015

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Conference Program at a Glance pdf_logo

TUTORIAL SESSIONS (Feb. 17, 2015)
The ISGT2015 tutorial sessions will be given on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. The morning track will run from 8:00am to 12:00pm and the afternoon track from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Tutorials are priced $195 (early bird) and $240 (regular) each. For more information on the tutorials and instructors, please click here.

PLENARY SESSIONS/KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
The plenary sessions and keynote addresses will be held each day from 8:15am - 10:30am as shown in the overall conference program. Please note that the program will continuously be updated as the conference date approaches.

PANEL SESSIONS
The Panel Sessions will be held each day in three parallel tracks as shown in the Panel Sessions Program. Please note that the program will continuously be updated as the conference date approaches. Panelists are requested to use the IEEE PES Template for their presentations as well as to fill out a Consent Form releasing their presentations.

TECHNICAL PAPER PRESENTATION
The Technical Paper Presentations will be held in two parallel tracks each day as shown in the Technical Program. Please locate your presentation date and time using your manuscript ID and prepare accordingly. If your paper is not listed in the Technical Program, please check in the Poster Session program.

POSTER PAPER PRESENTATION
The Poster Session will be held on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm as shown in the Poster Session Program. Participants are kindly requested to review the 2015 General Guidelines for the Poster Session and to download and use the attached poster templates (ppt version, pptx version).

QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, REQUESTS
Please send your questions, comments and requests through the form in the Contact Us page.

Registration/Venue/Accomodation


REGISTRATION
>> Registration is Now Open <<
Early bird registration deadline is January 31, 2015 to be eligible for discounted fees at the conference and the tutorials.

TRAVEL VISA INFORMATION

Non-US residents planning to attend ISGT2015 may request a letter for visa purposes upon registering and paying in full for the conference. Please email your request to isgt@isgtreg.com. For more information on visas, click here.

VENUE

ISGT2015 will convene at the:
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington, D.C., USA, 20001
Tel: +1 202 582 1234
Fax: +1 202 637 4781

Maps and Directions
Grand Hyatt Fact Sheet

ACCOMODATIONS
Grand Hyatt Washington is offering special rates of US$209.00 (not including taxes) for reservations made prior to January 25, 2015 to conference attendees.  You can book your room at this special rate by calling 1-888-412-1442 and referencing ISGT, or via the reservation link. For more information on hotels, Click here.

Washington DC


LOCAL TRANSPORTATION
Washington DC is served by rail, bus, taxi as well as car and bike share systems. In addition, rental cars are available at various locations including the airports and Union Station. For more information on transporation and parking, click here.

TOURING LINKS