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IEEE Smart Grid and Think Smartgrids Collaborate to Launch First IEEE International Forum on Smart Grids for Smart Cities

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IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced that the IEEE Smart Grid Initiative joined forces with Think Smartgrids—an international organization that supports the growing demand for a reliable smart grid—to launch the first IEEE International Forum on Smart Grids for Smart Cities (SG4SC), set for 16-18 October 2016 at the Hôtel des Arts & Métiers in Paris, France.

“Part of furthering the global smart grid movement is to convene industry experts to share best practices and take advantage of education opportunities,” said IEEE Smart Grid Chair Dr. Massoud Amin. “The development of energy conservation and enabling the integration of more renewable energy is paramount to a reliable, self-healing smart grid and the advancement of smart cities around the world. The next few years are crucial—for every grid-connected person—as we continue to make strides as an industry.”

Registration for SG4SC is open and the conference program is now available. For more information on SG4SC, visit http://www.ieeesg4sc.org.

About IEEE Smart Grid

IEEE Smart Grid Initiative brings together IEEE’s broad array of technical societies and organizations through collaboration to encourage the successful rollout of technologically advanced, environment-friendly and secure smart-grid networks around the world. As a professional community and leading provider of globally recognized Smart Grid information, IEEE Smart Grid Initiative is intended to organize, coordinate, leverage and build upon the strength of various entities within IEEE with Smart Grid expertise and interest. Additional information on IEEE Smart Grid can be found at http://smartgrid.ieee.org.

About IEEE

IEEE is the largest technical professional organization 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 in a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers, and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power, and consumer electronics. Learn more at http://www.ieee.org.

Contact information

IEEE Smart Grid
Angelique Rajski Parashis, +1 732-981-2866
Project Manager
a.rajski@ieee.org

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