CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN! 

The Grid of the Future Symposium, sponsored by the CIGRE US National Committee (USNC), will be held November 7 – 10,  2022  in Chicago, IL.

The Symposium, hosted by Commonwealth Edison, will be a forum for the participants to discuss state-of-the-art innovations in generation, transmission, distribution, and innovative smart grid technologies.

Grid of the Future 2022 will feature plenary sessions, technical paper sessions, and tutorials by international experts. CEUs/PDHs issued to attendees at the conclusion of the conference. Contributions from Next Generation Network (NGN) young engineers are encouraged.

Call for Papers

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The Symposium scope covers the following general topics:

Enhancing Grid Resilience: Infrastructure Resilience, Microgrids, Resilience Quantification, Big Data for Resilience, Resilience Planning, Aging Infrastructure & Asset Management, FLISR, DC Microgrids, Proactive Reconfiguration, Community Resilience, Localized Resilience benefits, Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), Mobile storage, Long Duration Storage, Wind and Solar Integration

Grid Operation, Automation & Management: Modern Energy Management Systems (EMS), ADMS, Renewable Integration, Solar & Storage Microgrid, Long-Duration Storage, Demand Response, Energy Efficiency, Innovations in Battery Chemistry, Battery Diagnostics, Cybersecurity Standards, Advanced Communication Applications, Fiber, LTE, 5G, Broadband, IoT-based Wireless Technologies, Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Edge Computing, Smart EV charging, Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G), Vehicle-to-Anything (V2X)

Climate Change Adaptation: Climate Risk to System Assets, Managing the Impact of Decarbonization, Improving Grid Biodiversity, Innovative T&D Engineering to Limit Environmental Impacts, Life-Cycle Assessment, Generation Planning, Policies and Regulations, Migration Effects, Clean Energy During Pandemic and Global Unrest, Distribution Markets

Intelligent Protection and Controls: Voltage Optimization, T&D Monitoring, Adaptive Relaying, Automation and Restoration, Bi-directional Power Flow, IEC 61850, Digital Substation, System Reconfiguration, DERMS, Home and Building Automation, DER Protection Study, DER Integration, and Control

Beneficial Electrification: Smart Cities, Smart Villages, Smart Homes, Managed Charging, Fleet Electrification, Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G), Vehicle-to-Anything (V2X), Autonomous Vehicles, Extreme Fast Charging, Plug-in Hybrid EV (PHEV), Wireless Charging, Building Electrification, Conservation Voltage Reduction, Industrial Electrification

T&D Modeling, Sensors and Data Analytics: Real-time Modeling, Hardware in the Loop (HIL), Control-HIL, Digital-Twin, DER Modeling, Hybrid AC-DC Systems, Cyber-Attack Modeling, EV Modeling and Simulation, EV Planning Studies, Synchrophasor Technology, Power Quality, AMI Data, Bellwether Meters, Low-Cost Sensors, Big Data, Quantum Computing, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

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