IEEE PES General Meeting, Portland, OR, USA

IEEE PES General Meeting, Portland, OR, USA

The IEEE PES held its 2018 General Meeting August 5-9 2018 in Portland, OR USA.
The theme of the technical program was “Re-Imaging the Electric Grid” which provided a platform for presentations and discussions of new and innovative ideas in an effort to find answers to many of the issues and challenges facing the electric power industry today.
The event was organized by Local Organizing Committee, PES Technical Committees and the General Meeting Coordinating Committee with the support of the 2018 GM’s host utility, Portland General Electric and all other generous meeting contributors.

The event was opened by PES President, Saifur Rahman, who updated the membership on various PES activities. The program included a wide range of events - tutorials, paper and poster, super sessions, best paper and forum sessions.
The conference program was further enriched by the Awards dinner and networking events - Women in Power Networking Reception and Young Professionals Networking Reception. Technical tours showing new technology related to smart grids and renewable energy were available to the interested participants. The IEEE PES General Meeting Mobile app was a very useful tool to access all the information needed.

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