‘Energizing a More Secure, Resilient, & Adaptable Grid’ the Focus of the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting in Chicago, 16-20 July 2017

Annual conference attracts more than 3,000 power industry attendees to collaborate on global industry challenges and opportunities

PISCATAWAY, N.J.--()--The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) today announced its annual General Meeting is being held at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, 16-20 July 2017 with the theme, Energizing a More Secure, Resilient, & Adaptable Grid.

Expecting more than 3,000 professionals, the 2017 IEEE PES General Meeting is an international forum for practicing power engineers, utility executives, academics and government officials to promote, share and debate complex current and future issues and developments in the field of electrical power engineering.

   

WHAT:

IEEE PES at its 2017 General Meeting will provide a forum for experts to share information and best practices related to microgrids, distribution system analysis, future grid scenarios, synchrophasor technology, grid resiliency and more.
 
The IEEE PES General Meeting will feature exceptional super sessions, plenary presentations, technical programs, tutorials, standards development activities, technical tours and student programs.
 

WHEN:

16-20 July 2017
 

WHERE:

Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

 

HOW:

Registration for the 2017 IEEE PES General Meeting is open with an Early Bird discounted rate through 16 June 2017. To register, visit the Registration Page.

 

WHY:

IEEE PES has assembled a distinguished line-up of speakers, covering the critical topics affecting the electric power industry today and in the future through a series of super sessions and plenary presentations, including:
 
Monday, 17 July 2017 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
 

Opening Session and Plenary Presentations:

 

•  Welcome and Introduction: Energizing a More Secure, Resilient, & Adaptable Grid

    Dr. Damir Novosel, President, IEEE Power & Energy Society

•  Plenary Session at a Glance – Session moderator: Dr. Damir Novosel, President, IEEE Power & Energy Society

◦ J. Andrew (Drew) Murphy, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Edison International

◦ Gordon van Welie, President and Chief Executive Officer, ISO New England Inc.

◦ Terence R. Donnelly, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ComEd

 

For more information, or to register as a member of the press or media, please contact Maureen Dalton at m.dalton@ieee.org

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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 37,000 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

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Contacts

IEEE Power & Energy Society
Maureen Dalton
Senior Manager Marketing, Communications & Membership
+1 732-465-6622
m.dalton@ieee.org

Release Summary

‘Energizing a More Secure, Resilient, & Adaptable Grid’ is the Focus of the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting in Chicago, 16-20 July 2017

Contacts

IEEE Power & Energy Society
Maureen Dalton
Senior Manager Marketing, Communications & Membership
+1 732-465-6622
m.dalton@ieee.org