Announcements

The General Meeting is still the place to be. Click here to find out why.

Decision Deadline for GM Papers
The reviewing committees are completing reviews and decisions will be entered by March 15.

GM Preliminary Program Overview

For General Information and Preliminary Program Overview, please click here.

To see the preliminary panel session information for the 2017 GM, please click here.

To see Super Session topic details, please click here.

Registration

2017 IEEE PES General Meeting Registration is Now Open.

Click here to register!

Welcome to Chicago

The 2017 IEEE PES General Meeting will be held July 16-20, 2017 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel

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Book Your Hotel Room Now

A block of guest rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Grand Chicago for General Meeting attendees.

Book Early as the room block sells out quickly and space is limited!

Venue, accommodations and travel information is now available.

Meeting theme:
Energizing a More Secure, Resilient & Adaptable Grid

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).

Supporters

Platinum Supporter

Host Utility
ComEd

RTDS

Gold Supporter

S&C

Silver Supporter

Opal RT

Burns McDonnell

Volunteers Needed

Over 200 volunteers are needed to perform a wide range of roles, including welcoming, directing people, assisting with sessions and coordinating. Volunteer shifts are in blocks with a minimum of 4 hours, and volunteers will earn an hour of meeting attendance, excluding paid events such as the tutorials, dinners or receptions, for every hour of volunteer time. Lunch or dinner will be provided for volunteers taking two shifts back to back. Learn more.

Click here to go to the online volunteer sign-up website!

If you have any questions, or would like to be notified as soon as the Volunteer Schedule is posted, please contact the Volunteer Coordination Team.

Student Program

On Wednesday, July 19 from 11:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., employers are urged to support the student program by sponsoring a table at the luncheon and by participating in the student job fair.

Learn details and requirements for this year's Student Industry Faculty Luncheon and Student Job Fair.

The IEEE PES GM 2017 organizing committee and the student activities subcommittee of IEEE PES Power and Energy Education Committee are happy to announce that there will be a Student Poster Contest at the IEEE PES GM Conference 2017 in Chicago, IL, from July 16-20, 2017. The poster session is scheduled on Tuesday July 18, 2016 from 7:30 AM-9:30 AM along with attendee breakfast. In addition, the student program will include a Collegiate/Industry/Faculty Luncheon on Wednesday July 19, 2017 from 11:45 AM-1:30 PM followed by a job fair. The deadline for poster abstract submission is March 15th, 2017 (5 P.M. USA Eastern Standard Time). Information describing how and where to submit poster abstracts is online here.

There will also be a Student Housing Support Program. The application for student housing must be submitted on or before 15th March 2017 and is accessible online here. Please note that conference registration, which is heavily discounted for students, is required to participate in the program.

Contact Us

Please email any questions or concerns about the PES General Meeting to IEEE PES GM Information.