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2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting to Explore Charting Course to a New Energy Future

The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) today announced its annual General Meeting is being held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md., 27-31 July 2014. The 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting will bring together practicing power engineers and academics who will present and discuss the key challenges and opportunities in the electric power industry. More than 3,000 professionals from around the world will participate in the conference and attend diverse super sessions and plenary presentations.

 

WHAT:

IEEE PES at its 2014 General Meeting will provide a forum for experts to share information and best practices related to cyber and physical security, natural disaster preparedness, grid operations and smart grid projects.

 

 

The theme of the meeting is “Charting the Course to a New Energy Future.” The IEEE PES General Meeting will feature insightful super sessions, plenary presentations, technical programs, tutorials, standards development activities, technical tours and student programs.

 

WHEN:

27-31 July 2014

 

WHERE:

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. (Washington, D.C. metro area)
 

WHY:

The 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting brings together influential representatives from the power industry to present challenges and solutions through a series of super sessions and plenary presentations, including:
 
Opening Session and Plenary Presentations:
 

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Introduction and Welcome: Charting the Course to a New Energy Future

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9 a.m. – 9:20 a.m., (Location: Potomac Ballroom)

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EPRI’s Integrated Grid

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:20 a.m. – 9:35 a.m., (Location: Potomac Ballroom)

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RTO/Transmission Perspectives

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:35 a.m. – 9:50 a.m., (Location: Potomac Ballroom)

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Distribution System Insights

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:50 a.m. – 10:05 a.m., (Location: Potomac Ballroom)

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How Manufacturers/Vendors Are Helping Their Customers Transition to the Future Grid

Monday, 28 July 2014, 10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m., (Location: Potomac Ballroom)

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The Role of Consumer Behavior in Optimizing Our Energy Resources

Monday, 28 July 2014, 10:35 a.m. – 10:50 a.m., (Location: Potomac Ballroom)

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Global Energy Internet – Roadmap for Sustainable Development

Monday, 28 July 2014, 10:50 a.m. – 11:05 a.m., (Location: Potomac Ballroom)

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Q&A and Closing Remarks

 

Monday, 28 July 2014, 11:05 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., (Location: Potomac Ballroom)

 
Super Sessions:
 

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Energy Policy

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., (Location: Potomac C)

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Natural Disaster Preparedness, Planning and Response

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., (Location: Potomac C)

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Overview of 2017 National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) Proposed Changes

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., (Location: National Harbor 4)

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Grid Operations: Practices and Challenges

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., (Location: Potomac C)

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Implementation of Smart Grid Projects: Results and Lessons Learned

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., (Location: Potomac C)

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Cyber and Physical Security

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., (Location: Potomac C)
 

HOW:

To register for the 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting, visit http://www.pes-gm.org/2014.

 

To register as a member of the media with valid press credentials, visit http://pesgm14.org/Index2.asp?ThisPage=821 and enter access code: MEDIA0714DC. After registering you will receive additional details of the meeting.

 
All members of the media who attend the event must check-in to validate credentials at media registration. Names and IDs will be checked. Wireless Internet and press room facilities are available.
 

For more information, contact D’Nese Moore at [email protected] or visit the 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting website at http://www.pes-gm.org/2014.

 

To learn more about IEEE PES, visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ieeepes, follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/ieee_pes, connect with us on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/groups/IEEE-Power-Energy-Society-3792736.

About IEEE Power & Energy Society

The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) is the leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power & energy for the betterment of society and a trusted resource dedicated to the technical, informational, networking and professional development needs of its members. With over 32,000 members around the globe representing every facet of the electric power and energy industry, PES is at the forefront of the rapidly changing technological advancements that impact everyone’s future. PES celebrated its 125th year of service in 2009. Additional information on IEEE PES can be found at: http://www.ieee-pes.org.

About IEEE

IEEE, a large, global technical professional organization, is dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities, IEEE is the trusted voice on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. Learn more at http://www.ieee.org.

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