The 2013 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting will be held 21-25 July, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel and the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The theme of the meeting is: Shaping the Future Energy Industry

2013 General Meeting Informational Poster (PDF) - Print this flyer to publicize the 2013 GM for your chapter or company.

Event Program

Update for Final Program Addendum.

The program for the 2013 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting is now available here.

Support Opportunities

Manufacturers and service providers may be interested in special opportunities that will raise the company's profile amongst current and potential future customers while supporting the largest gathering of professionals in the electrical power and energy industry in North America. Full details of the available opportunities can be found here: Support Opportunities (PDF).

Super Sessions

Super Sessions at a Glance.

Late Breaking News (LBN) Session (PDF) is organized by the IEEE PES Technical Council to share recent, important issues affecting our industry. As regular sessions are planned a year before the meeting, this session addresses topics of urgent interest and impact, presented by industry leaders. The main theme this year is “Managing Extreme Events and Other Factors Affecting the Electrical Grid”.













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All Super Session Videos, Super Session Presentations and Panel Presentations are now available online.

The PES Members Meeting and Plenary Session videos are now available to view on our IEEE PES YouTube Channel.

Free Companion Lounge Activites updated on the Companion Program website! Free for registered companions.

Program Addendum available now.

2013 IEEE PES General Meeting Program available now.

Most of the Companion Tours are sold out. There is still room on Canyons & Mountains, the First Nations Spirit Tour, and the Granville Island Tour & Market Tasting. More information is here.

Update on Acceptance of Technical Papers.

More information on Student Program available now. 

A Golf Outing will be hosted on Sunday, July 21st. Registration is now open.

We are also using social media. News and announcements will also be posted on Facebook and Twitter.


Student Program

The IEEE PES GM 2013 organizing committee and the PES Power Engineering Education Committee are happy to announce that there will be both a Student Support Program and a Student Poster Contest at the 2013 GM in Vancouver, BC.

More on Student Program

Student Poster Session Handout

Locale & Hotel

With its scenic views, mild climate, and friendly people, Vancouver is known around the world as one of the best places to live and is certainly a beautiful destination to visit .

Click here for more information about booking your hotel room for the 2013 PES General Meeting

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Tutorials offered at the General Meeting cover a range of topics.

- Six half-day tutorials. These include a variety of tutorials covering Smart Grid topics: DOE's 7 Traits, Implementation and Lessons Learned, Microgrids, Distribution, and Distributed Energy Resources, as well as a tutorial on Distribution Overcurrent Protection and Coordination

- Seven full day tutorials encompassing a wide range of topics of interest to engineers, including Power Quality, Operation of Electricity Markets, Energy Forecasting, Application of IEC CIM Standards, Synchrophasor Fundamentals and Applications, Gas Insulated Lines, and Renewable Energy Plant Design.

Tutorials are part of the General Meeting. An additional registration fee is required in addition to the conference fee.

View Detailed Tutorial Descriptions and Schedules

View Tutorial Instructor Biographies

Contact Us

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