ISGT 2017-Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference – April 23rd-26th

ISGT 2017-Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference – April 23rd-26th


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).

ISGT 2017 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

AND Technical Prog. Chair: Farrokh Rahimi, OATI



  • Registration is Now Open!
    Make your hotel reservations by March 31
  • Panel Schedule Now Available.
  • Paper Session Schedule Now Available.
  • Poster Session Schedule Now Available.
  • Event Support Opportunities AVAILABLE

TUTORIAL SESSIONS (April 23, 2017)

The ISGT 2017 tutorial sessions will be given on Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Plain Talk Education Courses (April 24-26, 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.


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 Session schedule now available!


Paper Session schedule now available!


Participants are kindly requested to review the Poster Session Guidelines and to download and use the attached poster templates (ppt version, pptx version).

Support ISGT2017

Plati0Crystal 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.