Papers/Posters

Paper Sessions Program

Microgrids I - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:30AM-12:00PM
2018ISGT0071Risk Aware Net Load Balancing in Micro Grids with High DER PenetrationSanmukh Rao Kuppannagari (Main Author), Rajgopal Kannan, Viktor Prasanna
2018ISGT0072Online Game Theoretic Feedback Control of DC MicrogridsAnushka Dissanayake (Main Author), Nishantha Ekneligoda (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0085Capacity Configuration Optimization for Stand-alone Microgrid Considering the Uncertainties of Wind and Solar ResourceKangping Li (Main Author), Jingjing Zhang, Jianfeng Che, Fei Wang, Hui Ren, Zengqaing Mi
Energy Storage I - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:30AM-12:00PM
2018ISGT0148Optimal Sizing of Battery Storage Systems for Microgrid Expansion ApplicationsTarek Masaud (Main Author), Femi Eluyemi, Rajab Challoo (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0089Protection Coordination Considerations for a Highly Meshed Urban MicrogridMobolaji Bello (Main Author), Arindam Maitra, Roger Dugan, Matt McGrail, Andrew Reid, Roe Rodrigo (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0106Lessons Learned From Microgrid Implementation at Electric UtilityAleksandar Vukojevic (Main Author)
PV Models I - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:00PM-2:30PM
2018ISGT0067The Investigation of Solar PV ModelsZhigang Lu (Co-Author), Yawen Liu (Main Author), Fang Yang
2018ISGT0081Photovoltaic Generation in Distribution Networks: Optimal vs. Random InstallationHamidreza Sadeghian (Main Author), Zhifang Wang (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0043Algorithm to Control Power Production form Solar Photovoltaic PanelsKumar Saurav (Main Author), Sambaran Bandyopadhyay (Co-Author), Pratyush Kumar, Vijay Arya
Energy Storage II - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:00PM-2:30PM
2018ISGT0146Battery Energy Storage Scheduling for Optimal Load Variance MinimizationYichen Zhang (Main Author, Co-Author), Alexander Melin, Mohammed Olama, Seddik Djouadi, Jin Dong, Kevin Tomsovic
2018ISGT0059Hierarchical BESS Management for Electric Power Self-supply Ratio Improvement and Power Flow Reduction in Residential TownTetsuro Tani (Main Author), Shinya Yoshizawa, Teru Miyazaki, Wataru Hirohashi, Yasuhiro Hayashi, Masakazu Shio, Takashi Umeoka
2018ISGT0107Model Predictive BESS Control for Demand Charge Management and PV-Utilization ImprovementM. Ehsan Raoufat (Main Author), Babak Asghari, Ratnesh Sharma (Co-Author)
System Security - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 3:00PM-5:00PM
2018ISGT0050Synchrophasor Based Dynamic Model Validation Leveraging Multiple EventsNan Duan (Main Author), Chaitanya Baone, Anup Menon, Mustafa Dokucu (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0103Vulnerability Analysis of Power Systems Based on Cyber-Attack and Defense ModelsSaqib Hasan (Main Author), Amin Ghafouri (Co-Author), Abhishek Dubey, Gabor Karsai, Xenofon Koutsoukos
2018ISGT0041Resilient Power Grid State Estimation Under False Data Injection AttacksHossein Salehghaffari (Main Author), Farshad Khorrami (Co-Author)
Microgrids II - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 3:00PM-5:00PM
2018ISGT0123Energy Informed Operations: Mobile Military MicrogridsThomas Podlesak (Main Author), Frank Bohn, Michael Gonzalez, Jaclyn Lynch, Stefan Siegfried, Bradley Stanley, Darren Stephens, David Teicher, Joseph Vitale (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0132An Algorithm for Renewable Energy Allocation and Trading in a MicrogridSandford Bessler (Main Author)
2018ISGT0140Design of a State Machine for Smooth Microgrid Transition OperationJing Wang (Main Author), Annabelle Pratt, Murali Baggu (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0068Microgrid Control Using Remote Controller Hardware-in-the-Loop Over the InternetAmir Valibeygi (Main Author), Raymond de Callafon, Mark Stanovich, Michael Sloderbeck, James Langston, Karl Schoder, Isaac Leonard, Sourindu Chatterjee, Rick Meeker (Co-Author)
Smart Meters - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:30AM-12:00PM
2018ISGT0131A Novel Real Time Estimation Technique for Active Unbalanced Distribution Networks Using Smart MetersMahmoud Ahmed (Main Author), Magdy Salama, Mohamed Ahmed (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0046On the Effectiveness of Data Aggregation to Manage Network Congestion in Smart Grid AMIUddipan Das (Main Author), Vishnu Cherusola Dev, Vinod Namboodiri (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0065Analysis of Security Features in DLMS/COSEM: Vulnerabilities and CountermeasuresNorman Lüring, Daniel Szameitat, Stefan Hoffmann (Main Author), Gerd Bumiller (Co-Author)
Protection and Sensors - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:30AM-12:00PM
2018ISGT0028A New Approach for Machine Learning-Based Fault Detection and Classification in Power SystemsHalil Alper Tokel (Main Author), Rana Al Halaseh, Gholamreza Alirezaei, Rudolf Mathar
2018ISGT0048An Effective Feature Extraction Method in Pattern Recognition Based High Impedance Fault DetectionQiushi Cui (Main Author), Khalil El-Arroudi (Co-Author), Geza Joos
2018ISGT0064Interoperability Testbed for Smart Sensors in Smart GridsEugene Y. Song (Main Author), Gerald J. FitzPatrick (Co-Author), Kang B. Lee, Avi M. Gopstein, Paul A. Boynton
Demand Management - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 1:00PM-2:30PM
2018ISGT0100Decentralized Demand Side Management with Rooftop PV in Residential Distribution NetworkHamidreza Sadeghian (Co-Author), Zhifang Wang (Main Author)
2018ISGT0024Impacts of Flexible Demand on the Reliability of Power SystemsMeng Song (Main Author)
2018ISGT0127Nonintrusive Load Monitoring TechniqueMuhammad Kamran (Main Author)
Electric Vehicles I - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 1:00PM-2:30PM
2018ISGT0111Continuous-time Optimal Charging Control of Plug-in Electric VehiclesRoohallah Khatami (Co-Author), Masood Parvania (Main Author), Konstantinos Oikonomou
2018ISGT0083WITHDRAWN
Risk-based Optimal Operation Model for Smart Distribution Company as the Owner of Electric Vehicle Parking Lots and Renewable Energy Resources
S. Muhammad Bagher Sadati , Jamal Moshtagh (Co-Author), Miadreza Shafie-khah (Main Author), João P.S. Catalão
2018ISGT0057A Vision of the Next-Generation Retail Electricity Market in the Context of Distributed Energy ResourcesJosue Campos do Prado (Main Author), Wei Qiao (Co-Author)
Voltage Control - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 3:00PM-5:00PM
2018ISGT0054Probabilistic Voltage Sensitivity Analysis (PVSA) for Random Spatial Distribution of Active ConsumersKumarsinh Jhala (Main Author), Balasubramaniam Natarajan, Anil Pahwa
2018ISGT0087Distributed Voltage Control for Distribution Feeder with Photovoltaic SystemsHasala Dharmawardena (Main Author), Ali Arzani, Ganesh K. Venayagamoorthy (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0141Distributed Voltage Control of Active MV Distribution Networks in the Presence of High PV PenetrationMahfuz Ali Shuvra (Main Author), Badrul Chowdhury (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0079Effect of Voltage Constraints on the Exchange of Flexibility Services in Distribution NetworksSebastien Mathieu (Main Author), Frederic Olivier, Damien Ernst, Bertrand Cornelusse (Co-Author)
DER Integration and Analysis - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 3:00PM-5:00PM
2018ISGT0086Summary of Electric Distribution System Analyses with a Focus on DERsYingying Tang (Main Author), Thomas McDermott, Juliet Homer (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0095Fast QSTS for Distributed PV Impact Studies using Vector Quantization and Variable Time-StepsQinmiao Li (Main Author), Barry Mather, Jeremiah Deboever, Matthew Reno (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0139Operational Impacts of High Penetration Solar Power on a Real-World Distribution FeederJin Dong (Main Author), Yaosuo Xue, Teja Kuruganti, Isha Sharma, James Nutaro, Mohammed Olama, Justin Hill (Co-Author), John Bowen
2018ISGT0082Decision Tree Ensemble Machine Learning for Rapid QSTS SimulationsLogan Blakely (Main Author), Matthew J. Reno (Co-Author), Robert J. Broderick
PV Models II - Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:30AM-12:00PM
2018ISGT0145Usage of Smart Inverter Q-V Droop Functionality for Irradiance Variation Induced Voltage Fluctuation Reduction Considering System UncertaintyMd Shakawat Hossan (Main Author), Vincent Westfallen (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0008Experimental Validation of a Novel Inertia-less VSM AlgorithmLuis Reguera Castillo (Main Author), Andrew Roscoe (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0074A Data Lens into MPPT Efficiency and PV Power PredictionAmar Prakash Azad (Main Author), Manikandan Padmanaban (Co-Author), VIjay Arya
Control Systems - Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:30AM-12:00PM
2018ISGT0015DC-Sensitivities for Impedance Controllers in an Agent-Based Power Flow Control SystemOliver Pohl (Main Author), Stefan Dalhues, Christian Rehtanz (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0073Impact of Bad Data Injection Attacks in the Estimation of FACTS Controllers ParametersOmar Rubio-Marroquin (Main Author), Claudio Fuerte-Esquivel, Enrique Zamora-Cárdenas (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0076Analysis of Real-Time Coordination of Distributed Power Flow Controllers Using Software-Defined Networking CommunicationStefan Dalhues (Main Author), Lena Robitzky, Ulf Häger, Nils Dorsch (Co-Author), Fabian Kurtz, Christian Wietfeld
Forecasting Applications - Thursday, February 22, 2018 1:00PM-3:00PM
2018ISGT0088Moving Window Approach: Condition Monitoring and Robust Power Forecasting for a Solar FarmKumar Saurav (Main Author), Jagabondhu Hazra (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0096Temporal Ensemble Learning of Univariate Methods for Short Term Load ForecastingChung Ming Cheung (Main Author), Rajgopal Kannan, Viktor K. Prasanna (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0032A Machine Learning Based Heating and Cooling Load Forecasting Approach for DHC NetworksSambaran Bandyopadhyay (Main Author), Jagabondhu Hazra, Shivkumar Kalyanaraman
Electric Vehicles II - Thursday, February 22, 2018 1:00PM-3:00PM
2018ISGT0029An Autonomous Electric Vehicle based Charging System: Matching and Charging StrategyZhiyuan Cao (Main Author), Chi-Cheng Chu, Rajit Gadh (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0105Economic Incentives for Reducing Peak Power Loads in Electric Vehicle Charging StationsJonathan Marty (Main Author), Stan Pietrowicz (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0138The Impact of EV Battery Cycle Life on Charge-Discharge Optimization in a V2G EnvironmentOlalekan Kolawole (Main Author), Irfan Al-Anbagi (Co-Author)
2018ISGT0037Joint Voltage and Frequency Regulation by EV Charging Scheduling in the Distribution NetworkAo Zhang (Main Author), Bo Sun, Tian Liu, Xiaoqi Tan, Su Wang, Danny H. K. Tsang (Co-Author)

Poster Session Program

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM
2018ISGT0019Fuzzy Infernce ACO Islanding Detection and Stability Analysis of Intergrated Power SystemK. REDDY, Lakireddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering
2018ISGT0023Adoption of Renewable Energy in 3rd World CountriesM. TABASSUM, Swinburne University of Technology
D. BIN ABDUL KASHEM, Qatar Academy Msheireb
D. MOBIN SIDDIQUE, Swinburne University of Technology
2018ISGT0025Optimal Electricity Interchange Schedules via a Market-Based Coordination ProcedureM. NDRIO, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2018ISGT0030Enabling Real-World Deployment of Data Driven Pre-cooling in Smart BuildingsA. VISHWANATH, IBM Research
S. TRIPODI, University of South Australia
V. CHANDAN, Pacific Northwest National Lab
C. BLAKE, Townsville City Council
2018ISGT0033Optimal Pre-cooling Time: A Closed Form AnalysisK. SAURAV, IBM
A. VISHWANATH, IBM
V. CHANDAN, PNNL, USA
V. ARYA, IBM
2018ISGT0038NO-LESS: Near OptimaL CurtailmEnt Strategy Selection for Net Load Balancing in Micro GridsS. KUPPANNAGARI, University of Southern California
R. KANNAN, US Army Research Lab
V. PRASANNA, University of Southern California
2018ISGT0040Laboratory Demonstration of Variable-Speed Packaged Air-Conditioning Units for Provision of Frequency Regulation ServicesJ. CAI, University of Oklahoma
Y. LIN, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
J. BRAUN, Purdue University
2018ISGT0045The Frequency Stability Assessment of the Transmission System Using Phasor Measurement Unit DataT. LE, Czech Technical University in Prague
2018ISGT0047The Retail Store as a Smart Grid Ready Building: Current Practice and Future PotentialsJ. HVIID, University of Southern Denmark
M. BAUN KJÆRGAARD, University of Southern Denmark
2018ISGT0053Optimal Demand Response Load Dispatch Under Dynamic Outages in an Integrated Electricity MarketC. MONYEI, University of KwaZulu-Natal
A. ADEWUMI, University of KwaZulu-Natal
M. OBOLO, University of KwaZulu-Natal
2018ISGT0056Influence of Renewable Energy Tax Credit on Growth and Impact in ERCOT MarketC. DWIVEDI, n/a
J. FILHO, IDAAM Educação Superior
2018ISGT0060Failure Detection Algorithm for High-Temperature Superconductor (HTS) Breaker Arc ModelA. ULLAH, Auckland University of Technology
P. TJING LIE, Auckland University of Technology
D. GUNAWARDANE, Auckland University of Technology
D. NAIR, The University of Auckland
2018ISGT0066Quantifying the Effect of the Grid’s R/X ImpedanceM. KABALAN, University of St Thomas
P. SINGH, Villanova University
D. NIEBUR, Drexel University
2018ISGT0077A Meta-Heuristic Optimization Based Residential Load Pattern Clustering Approach Using Improved Gravitational Search AlgorithmK. LI, North China Electric Power University
J. CHE, China Electric Power Research Institute
B. WANG, China Electric Power Research Institute
J. ZHANG, North China Electric Power University
F. WANG, North China Electric Power University
Z. MI, North China Electric Power University
2018ISGT0084Multi-level Wavelet Decomposition Based Day-Ahead Solar Irradiance ForecastingZ. ZHEN, North China Electric Power University
Z. WANG, China Electric Power Research Institute
X. WAN, North-West China Grid Company Limited
F. WANG, North China Electric Power University
H. REN, North China Electric Power University
Z. MI, North China Electric Power University
2018ISGT0090Coalitional Integration of Wind Turbines via Cooperative Energy Trading in Distributed Power SystemM. CHOWDHURY, Tuskegee University
M. NDOYE, Tuskegee University
Z. LU, Tuskegee University
G. MURPHY, Tuskegee University
2018ISGT0091Decentralized Dynamic State Estimation of Doubly Fed Induction Generator using Terminal MeasurementsA. PAUL, McGill University
I. KAMWA, Hydro-Quebec
G. JOOS, McGill University
2018ISGT0094Inspection of Electrical Transmission Structures with UAV Path Conformance and Lidar-based GeofencesA. MOORE, NASA Langley Resarch Center
M. SCHUBERT, Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc.
N. RYMER, National Institute of Aerospace
S. BALACHANDRAN, National Institute of Aerospace
M. CONSIGLIO , NASA Langley Research Center
C. MUNOZ, NASA Langley Resarch Center
J. SMITH, University of Arkansas
D. LEWIS, Southern Company Services
P. SCHNEIDER, Georgia Power
2018ISGT0099Generation of Composite Load Protection Profiles for Reliable System OperationY. TANG, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
S. KUNDU, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Y. ZHANG, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
D. JAMES, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Y. LIU, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Q. HUANG, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
J. ZHANG, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Y. XIE, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
P. ETINGOV, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
D. CHASSIN, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
2018ISGT0101Nonlinear Modeling and PWM-Based Sliding-Mode Control of DC-DC Buck Converter for CCMH. AL-BAIDHANI, Wright State University
M. KAZIMIERCZUK, Wright State University
2018ISGT0102Particle Swarm Optimization for Layout Design of Utility Interconnected Wind ParksA. ELBASET, Minia University
M. ISMAIL, Minia University
A. ALABOUDY, Suez University
2018ISGT0109Game Theoretic Transient Control of Parallel Connected Inverters in Islanded MicrogridsA. DISSANAYAKE, Oklahoma State University
N. EKNELIGODA, Oklahoma State University
2018ISGT0110Direct Torque Control of Induction Motor Using Sliding-Mode and Fuzzy-Logic MethodsA. DEHIDOLLE GEDARA, Oklahoma State University
N. EKNELIGODA, Oklahoma State University
2018ISGT0115Energy Flexibility of The Commercial Greenhouse GrowersZ. MA, University of Southern Denmark
B. JØRGENSEN, University of Southern Denmark
2018ISGT0125Real-Time Monitoring of Transmission Line Thermal Parameters: A Literature ReviewS. MURPHY, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.
D. NIEBUR, Drexel University
2018ISGT0133Detection of False Data Injection in Smart Grids using Recurrent Neural NetworksA. AYAD, University of Waterloo
H. FARAG, York University
A. YOUSSEF, Concordia University
E. EL-SAADANY, University of Waterloo
2018ISGT0134Is ROCOF Measureable?H. KIRKHAM, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
S. PANDEY, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
2018ISGT0135Application of Multistage Homotopy Perturbation for Multi-Machine Power System SimulationsD. L DINESHA, Indian Institute of Science
A. KUMAR GOWDA, Indian Institute of Science
G. GURRALA, Indian Institute of Science
2018ISGT0136Load Flow Balancing and Transient Stability Analysis in Super Smart Grids Using V2GM. ADNAN, National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences
M. TARIQ, Princeton University
2018ISGT0142ExaGridPF: A Parallel Power Flow Solver for Transmission and Unbalanced Distribution SystemsB. WANG, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
J. BACHAN, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
C. CHAN, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
2018ISGT0151Real-time Voltage Instability Indicator (RVII): Enhancements and Case StudiesR. ANILKUMAR, Quanta Technology
V. MADANI, Pacific Gas & Electric
2018ISGT0153Grid Edge Analytics Platform with AMI DataK. ASHOK, Georgia Institute of Technology
D. DIVAN, Georgia Institute of Technology
F. LAMBERT, NEETRAC
2018ISGT0154Optimal Resilient Defense Strategy Against False Data Injection Attacks on Power System State EstimationM. KHATIBI, UTSA
S. AHMED, UTSA
2018ISGT0157Genetic Driven Multi-Relevance Vector Regression Forecasting of Hourly Wind Speed in Smart Power SystemsM. ALAMANIOTIS, Purdue University
G. KARAGIANNIS, Durham University
2018ISGT0238Embedding Spatial Decomposition in Parareal in Time Power System SimulationN. DUAN, University of Tennessee
A. DIMITROVSKI, University of Central Florida
S. SIMUNOVIC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
K. SUN, University of Tennessee
J. QI, Argonne National Laboratory
J. WANG, Argonne National Laboratory
2018ISGT0147Determining the Most Dangerous Direction of Power System StressingM. VAIMAN, V&R Energy
2018ISGT0069Seasonal Classification and RBF Adaptive Weight Based Parallel Combined Method for Day-Ahead Electricity Price ForecastingL. ZHOU
B. WANG
Z. WANG
F. WANG
M. YANG

Call for Papers (Closed)

Deadline for submission extended to September 30, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST
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The Ninth Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT 2018), sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), will be held on February 19-22, 2018 at the Washington Hilton, Washington DC.

ISGT 2018 is a forum to discuss the latest issues, trends, and emerging and innovative technologies for grid modernization given the rapidly changing environment of increased deployment of renewable and Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) and the emergence of new concepts and services such as prosumers, microgrids, aggregators, distribution markets, platforms, and third parties in the generation and management of electricity. The Conference will feature plenary sessions, panels, technical papers, and tutorials by experts on grid modernization, transmission and distribution systems planning and operations, DER integration, smart grid technologies and applications, and system integration. The conference will also feature speakers and panelists from key federal and state government agencies and discuss ongoing activities, trends and recent developments in the regulatory, policy, and technical arenas. The theme for this year will be “Grid Transformation” with three tracks: 1) emerging methods and approaches for transmission and distribution system planning and analysis, 2) the application of technology and supporting tools for transmission and distribution system operations, and 3) market and policy considerations associated with grid transformation.

The Conference Organizing Committee invites researchers and practitioners worldwide to submit papers for review and possible presentation. The Conference scope covers the three tracks and could include the following general topics:

Emerging methods and approaches for transmission and distribution systems planning and analysis

  • Emerging practices for integrated transmission and distribution system planning considering DER and grid-edge actors, including approaches for:
    • Scenario and forecasting analysis
    • Hosting capacity analysis
    • Interconnection processes
    • Locational value analysis
    • DER sourcing
    • Transmission-distribution coordination.
  • Application of “Big Data” and advanced analytics to grid planning
  • Technologies and methodologies for advancing physical and cybersecurity
  • Application of grid architecture to address requirements and design considerations for coordination, information management, interoperability, and communications and control systems.

The application of technology and supporting tools for transmission and distribution system operations

  • Technologies and methodologies addressing grid integration of (technology-enabled system operations):
    • PV distributed generation
    • Energy storage
    • Combined distributed generation-storage
    • Smart homes and buildings
    • Electric vehicles, and other DER
  • Emerging practices and methodologies for grid operation, including provision of grid services from DER.
  • Microgrid and advanced technologies and operational experience
  • Distributed and optimization methods, e.g., for use in DER Management Systems (DERMS)
  • Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS) and future grid operating systems, platforms, and applications
  • Sensing, communications and control
  • Next generation Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
  • Next generation synchrophasors
  • Advanced technology and methodologies for managing grid dynamics
  • Advanced technologies and methodologies for wide area operations and awareness
  • Edge computing, control and analytics
  • Applications of cloud computing in electric power systems
  • Application of “Big Data” and advanced analytics to grid operations

Market and policy considerations associated with grid transformation

  • Methods and tools that can evaluate technological and policy options.
  • Operational and regulatory coordination challenges and possibilities at the transmission and distribution seams
  • Distribution markets and system platforms (DSP, DSO, etc.)
  • Converged infrastructures, including Smart Cities
  • Transactive Energy Systems and related topics such as emerging grid services, tradable products, and incentive-compatible market design
  • Possibilities and limitations of emerging hardware/software technologies (IoT, Blockchain, etc.) in facilitating distributed transactive exchanges

Manuscript Submission

Complete manuscripts (maximum length 5 pages, and in accordance with the PES Author’s Kit) are to be submitted by September 15, 2017 (no later than 11:59 pm eastern) via the document submission portal.

In addition to general criteria mentioned in the Author’s Kit, the following criteria will be used in evaluating the submissions:

  1. Evidence of actual deployment or application
  2. Representative of a state-of-the-art capability or practice
  3. Ability to inform strategies for advancing grid capabilities

Accepted papers must be presented at the conference before they can be included in IEEE Xplore. Papers will be selected to be presented at either a paper session or a poster session. Please contact 2018isgt@ieee.org with any questions.

Conference Registration and Accommodation

Information on hotel and conference registration will be available on the ISGT website.

Conference Organizing Committee

  • Conference Chair: Michael Pesin
  • Technical Program Chair: Gerald FitzPatrick

Important Dates

Paper Submission Site Opens: July 26, 2017
Paper Submission Site Closes: September 15, 2017 (at 11:59 pm EST) Deadline for submission extended to September 30, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST
Notification of Paper Acceptance: December 1, 2017

Contact: 2018isgt@ieee.org

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