Smart Grid Electronics Forum

Smart Grid Electronics Forum - Call for Papers

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Broadly targeted at all segments of the electronics industry including; Communications, Computing/Storage, Consumer, Power Conversion, Automotive, Alternative Energy, and so on. Stake holders in the electric utility industry, regulatory bodies, government agencies, and standard-setting organizations will also be included in the target audience.

Call for Papers - Submission Guidelines

The primary areas of coverage will be the need for Control, Communications and Security for deployment of the smart grid and the impact of those requirements on the design of future generations of electronic equipment.

Within those broad areas, specific focus (paper topics) may include: Power clouds, integration of distributed generation resources, micro grids, power systems communications, power quality, instrumentation and monitoring, networking/embedded processing, circuit design requirements, communications standards and protocols, development and integration of smart appliances and loads, enabling demand side management, supporting plug-in hybrid vehicles, large-scale energy storage, advanced metering infrastructure, visualization technologies, real-time control methods, and so on.

In each case, the types of papers being sought include:

  • Case studies/industry examples
  • Design techniques and tools
  • Technology developments
  • Standards development activities

Submission Guidelines

By submitting a paper proposal or abstract for this event, you acknowledge that you will pay a registration fee to attend the conference and present the paper. For specific information about the fees for speakers, you can email You can find the registration form for speakers, including early registration and other discounts by clicking here.

Note: Proposals and submissions will be accepted only electronically by e-mail. Send your proposal as an attachment to your e-mail to Traci Shepard.

The Proposal:

  • Abstract of proposed presentation
  • Proposed format of presentation
  • Brief description of the presentation for the conference program (100 words)

Presentation Format Options:

  • Individual paper from industry/government
  • Collaborative industry/government/academic paper
  • Lead a panel discussion

Presenter's Profile:

  • Contact information: name, company, title, address, office phone & fax, e-mail and website (if applicable)

Deadline for Proposals: Please contact Traci Shepard for more information.

Notification and Acceptance Requirements:

Acceptance will not be complete until at least one of the authors has registered to attend the conference and present the paper.

Final Submission:

The formal paper will be included in the proceedings and consist of a maximum of six pages in a two-column format, or a maximum of 24 pages of PowerPoint slides (one slide per page).

Deadline for Final Submissions: August 24, 2015

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