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Latest News 18 August 2014 PES Site Links
August Benefit of the Month: Volunteer Opportunities
Facebook Hashtag - #IamPESVolunteer
Share your volunteer efforts with the IEEE PES Facebook and Twitter communities! Post your activities and photos on Facebook and Twitter this month using #IamPESVolunteer and let our fans follow the great work PES members are doing to support the society and the industry, worldwide.
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ISGT Europe 2014: Early-Bird Registration is Now Open - Save $100
12-14 October 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
The Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Conference Europe 2014 invites practitioners and researchers worldwide to share their experiences in areas related to smart grids. Early-bird registration is now open until 5 September 2014. Register early and save $100.
Click here to register now.
2014 IEEE PES T&D Latin America Conference and Exposition - Registration is Now Open!
10-13 September 2014, Medellin, Columbia
The 2014 IEEE PES T&D Latin America Conference and Exposition is a technical event featuring presentations, technical papers, tutorials and panel sessions from recognized worldwide experts on various power system topics.
Click here to register now.
Congratulations to John Hoffman, Top User of the IEEE PES General Meeting Mobile App!
John Hoffman was our most engaged mobile app user, at the 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting in National Harbor, MD, last month. Overall, the app collected the following results: 1,408 attendees posted 252 comments, 338 photos, 610 status updates and 964 check-ins. Be sure to check Google Play and iTunes for updates on the app in preparation for the 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting in Denver, CO!

IEEE PES Launches the Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2014
Now open to entries from interested teams, IEEE PES announced the start of the Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2014 (GEFCom2014). Winning teams and institutions of the competition will be invited to present their methodologies and insights at the 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting in Denver. GEFCom2014 will end on 15 December 2014.
For more info, click here.
2015 IEEE-IEEMA INTELECT Conference and Exposition - Exhibitor Opportunities
22-24 January 2015, Mumbai, India
The IEEE-IEEMA INTELECT Conference and Exposition offers an outstanding opportunity to showcase your products and applications to a vibrant and engaged audience, reaching thousands of key decision-makers involved in the industry, worldwide. Details on exhibitor opportunities to promote your organization to this influential audience are now available.
Click here for more information.
"Ask Me Anything" (AMA) with John McDonald - Live on LinkedIn
21 August 2014, 1-2 p.m. EST
Join IEEE Smart Grid Expert John McDonald for a live Q&A on the IEEE Smart Grid LinkedIn Group. John will answer your questions as a follow-up to last week’s webinar, "Smart Grid: Concepts, Solutions, Standards, Policy, Recent Deployments and Lessons Learned." This AMA is exclusive to IEEE Smart Grid LinkedIn group members only.
Click here to join the group.
Plain Talk About the Electric Power Industry - Register Now for St. Louis and Dallas and Save $200
The IEEE PES Plain Talk courses aim to help power industry professionals understand the technical side of the electric power industry. Register by the early-bird deadline and save $200!
St. Louis, MO: 9-11 September 2014 - Register today!
Dallas, TX: 7-9 October 2014 - Register today!
2014 IEEE PES General Meeting: Presentations Now Available in the PES Resource Center
Presentations and proceedings from the 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting in National Harbor, MD, are now available to all members in the IEEE PES Resource Center. If you missed a session, see what you missed! If you attended a great presentation, refresh your memory! To be connected to session descriptions from the printed program and to view all available presentations, click here.
2014 IEEE PES APPEEC Conference - Call for Papers Deadline is 25 August 2014
7-10 December 2014, Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, Hong Kong
IEEE PES APPEEC is a well-established technical conference and one of the most important power and energy engineering conferences in the Asia-Pacific region. We are now accepting paper submissions for this year’s event. The submission deadline is 25 August 2014. For more information and instructions on how to submit your paper, please visit: http://ieee-appeec.org/paper-submission/
NEW EVENT: Plain Talk About the Smart Grid - Register today!
5-6 November 2014, San Antonio, TX, USA
This course covers all of the major aspects of smart grid, from the basics to the integration of renewables and electric vehicles. It also looks at analytics and big data, including lessons learned by the industry in rolling-out everything from electric vehicle chargers to smart meters. Register by the early-bird deadline and save $200!
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IEEE PES Webinar: "IEEE PES Resource Center"
19 August 2014, 11 a.m. EST
Plan to attend this important and complimentary IEEE PES webinar: "IEEE PES Resource Center - What is it and How Can it Benefit You."
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IEEE PES Young Professionals Webinar: "The ABCs of EVs"
28 August 2014, 3 p.m. EST
Attend this webinar to learn more about the various issues associated with daily electric vehicle usage and EV ownership.
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Call for Authors! The Power and Energy Technology Systems Open Access Journal
The Power and Energy Technology Systems Journal submission site is now open. This open access journal is intended to be a technical journal containing practice-oriented articles focusing on all power and energy topics.
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IEEE PES Webinar: "How to Write an Effective IEEE Fellow Nomination"
4 September 2014, 2 p.m. EST
The IEEE grade of Fellow is a prestigious distinction conferred by the board of directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. Register for this complimentary webinar today!
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​IEEE PES Webinar: "New Approaches for the Control of Future Low Voltage Distribution Networks"
28 October 2014, 11 a.m. EST
This presentation will introduce the potential problems or impacts of different penetrations of low carbon technologies on LV networks and then present and discuss the benefits and drawbacks of some of the potential solutions that might allow higher penetrations without the need of traditional reinforcements. Register for this complimentary webinar today!
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Call for Tutorials for 2015 PES Conferences
Tutorial slots are available for future ISGT conferences and the 2015 General Meeting. Proposals are due 15 August 2014.
Click here to download the Microsoft Word document for more info.
Worth Another Look:
Call for Webinar Proposals for Monthly PES Series
Presenters needed! Slots available beginning in August. For more information, click on the link below:
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IEEE Electrification Magazine - Call for Authors!
Great opportunity for professionals and academics alike to submit articles for this exciting new publication dedicated to microgrids onboard electric vehicles and off-grid applications.
Answer the call.
IEEE Smart Grid - LinkedIn Group and Flipboard
For serious technical discussions and business networking with smart grid leaders, join and participate with more than 23,000 professionals in the IEEE Smart Grid LinkedIn Group:
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For the latest daily news in the world of the smart grid, check out the new graphical magazine on Flipboard:
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