Welcome to ISGT2017
The Eighth Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT 2017), sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), will be held on April 23-26, 2017 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA (Washington D.C. Metro Area).
The Conference will feature plenary sessions, panel sessions, technical papers, and tutorials by experts on grid modernization and smart grid applications and system integration. The theme for this year is “Innovative Trends in Grid Modernization” and will include an emphasis on how to economically and reliably integrate Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) in system operation, the needs for and trends in advancements of grid management technologies and systems, the seams between distribution and bulk power system operations, and approaches for planning, operations, and cross cutting disciplines to address end-to-end operational coordination and control issues, including practical application.”
Conference Chair: Joseph Paladino, Department of Energy
Technical Prog. Chair: Farrokh Rahimi, OATI
- For more information about the 2017 IEEE PES ISGT Call for Papers, click here
- For more information about the 2017 IEEE PES ISGT Call for Panel Proposals, click here
The ISGT 2017 tutorial sessions will be given on Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Plain Talk Education Courses (April 23-25, 2017):
IEEE PES PLAIN TALK courses for the power industry professional will help you to understand technical aspects of the electric power industry, even if you do not have an engineering background. Click here for additional details.
Call for Panel Proposals announced. Panelists are requested to use the IEEE PES Template for their presentations as well as to fill out a Consent Form releasing their presentations. Panelists are urged to follow PES Guidelines for preparing visuals and presentations.
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Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA, 22202
A special single/double group rate of US$269 per night for IEEE ISGT attendees is available at the Crystal Gateway Marriott. Reservations must be made by Friday, 31 March 2017 at 5:00pm Eastern Time 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 book your room online at the group rate. If you prefer to book your reservation by phone, please call: +1-703-920-3230. Conference attendees must reference IEEE ISGT when making hotel reservations.
Parking: Hotel offers valet parking.
Self and Valet parking rates are:
- Self – Daily – $29.00
- Self – Hourly – $15.00
- Valet- Daily – $34.00
TRAVEL VISA INFORMATION
Non-US residents planning to attend ISGT2017 must plan ahead for obtaining entry visas to the U.S.
For more information on visas, click here.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – DCA
- Hotel direction: 2 miles NW
- Airport shuttle service (Scheduled, complimentary)
- Shuttle Phone: +1 703 9203230
- Courtesy phone available
- Subway service, fee: 3.10 USD (one way)
- Estimated taxi fare: 10 USD (one way)
Washington Dulles International Airport – IAD
- Hotel direction: 27 miles SE
- Alternate transportation: Washington Flyer; fee: 45 USD (one way); reservation required
- Estimated taxi fare: 45 USD (one way)
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – BWI
- Hotel direction: 37 miles SW
- This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
- Transportation: Super Shuttle; fee: 51 USD (one way); reservation required
- Estimated taxi fare: 90 USD (one way)
Directly above the Crystal City station (Blue and Yellow lines stop here). See WMATA for maps and schedules.
Union Station: 5 miles NE
Virginia Railway Express: 0.4 miles NE
WASHINGTON, DC TOURISM
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