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

Read welcome letters from the General and Technical Program Chairs

Announcements

TUTORIAL SESSIONS (April 23, 2017)

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.

PLENARY SESSIONS/KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

The Plenary sessions and keynote addresses will be held each day from 8:30am – 10:00am. Please note that the program will continuously be updated as the conference date approaches.

PANEL SESSIONS

Panel Session schedule now available!

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Call for Papers is CLOSED.
Paper Session schedule will be posted soon.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Participants are kindly requested to review the Poster Session Guidelines 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 Contact Us page.

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Registration/Venue/Accomodation

REGISTRATION

To REGISTER Click HERE

Conference Registration Fees

VENUE

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA, 22202

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

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.​

Transportation/Local Information

AIRPORTS

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – DCA

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)

METRO
Directly above the Crystal City station (Blue and Yellow lines stop here). See WMATA for maps and schedules.

TRAIN
Union Station: 5 miles NE

Virginia Railway Express: 0.4 miles NE

WEATHER
View current weather in Arlington, VA.

WASHINGTON, DC TOURISM

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