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2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting to Focus on Powering Up the Next Generation

June 16, 2015
By Business Wire News


The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) today announced its annual General Meeting is being held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, Colo., 26-30 July 2015.

The 2015 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.



IEEE PES at its 2015 General Meeting will provide a forum for experts to share information and best practices related to transactive energy, battery storage, microgrids, big data and smart grid projects underway around the world.

The theme of the meeting is “Powering Up the Next Generation.” The IEEE PES General Meeting will feature insightful super sessions, plenary presentations, technical programs, tutorials, standards development activities, technical tours and student programs.


26-30 July 2015


Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, Colorado



The 2015 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:
Monday, July 27, 2015 from 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Opening Session and Plenary Presentations:


Welcome and Introduction: Powering Up the Next Generation

Dr. Miroslav Begovic, President, IEEE Power & Energy Society

1ST PANEL: Next Generation Technology and Drivers

Topic: Emerging Technologies

Topic: International Game Changers

Topic: Managing an Intelligent Grid

2ND PANEL: Planning for and Operating the Next Generation Grid

Topic: The Evolution of Rural Transmission

Topic: Obstacles and Opportunities in Transmission and Distribution

Topic: European Experiences – Issues and Solutions in Germany

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 – Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Super Sessions:


DC in an AC world

Changing Generation Assets and Their Impacts

Challenges In Asset Management

Future Economics of The Grid



For more information, and to register as a member of the press or media, please contact Maureen Dalton at


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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 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:

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

IEEE Power & Energy Society
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