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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Announcements


IMPORTANT DATES (Updated)
Full Manuscript Submission: Aug. 15, 2014
Accepted/Revise Notification: Nov. 15, 2014
Final Manuscript Submission: Nov. 30, 2014
Author Registration Deadline: Jan. 10, 2015
Early Registration Deadline: Jan. 15, 2015

PLENARY, PANEL, TECHNICAL and POSTER SESSIONS
The schedules for plenary and panel sessions as well as technical paper and poster presentations will be announced here in a few weeks. If you are interested in chairing a panel or technical presentation session at the conference, please contact the Technical Program Chair, George Arnold.

TUTORIAL SESSIONS
The ISGT2015 tutorial sessions have been announced. For more information, click here.

CALL FOR PAPERS 2015
The Call for Papers has ended. For more information on the general topics the conference aims to cover, please click here.

MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION
The ISGT2015 Manuscript Submission Portal is now closed and not accepting new documents. The portal will still be open for authors resubmitting revised manuscripts in November.

Registration/Venue/Accomodation


REGISTRATION
>>> Registration is Now Open <<<

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 18, 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.

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 train station. For more information, click here.

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