IEEE PES 2010 General Meeting Power Systems Engineering in Challenging Times Minneapolis Convention Center 25-29 July, 2010 1301 Second Avenue South Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403 (612-335-6000) STUDENT PROGRAM July 25-29, 2010 Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis, MN “Power Systems Engineering in Challenging Times” CALL FOR STUDENT POSTER CONTEST & STUDENT HOTEL SUPPORT PROGRAM The IEEE PEEC Student Activities Subcommittee invites students to participate in the Student Poster Contest by submitting a title and an abstract of your research in power and energy systems. Topics (but not limited to) Smart Grids Communication & Control Hardware and Software Power Markets Renewable Energy Sources and Distributed Generation Safety, Maintenance, and Operation of Power Systems Power System Reliability Improvements in Power Quality Application Software for Power System IEEE PES 2010 General Meeting Power Systems Engineering in Challenging Times Minneapolis Convention Center 1301 Second Avenue South Poster Abstract Submission: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403 (612-335-6000) 25-29 July, 2010 Abstracts are to be submitted electronically online: http://pesgm2010.rtpis.org/Abstracts. The submission opens March 25, 2010. No submissions will be accepted after the April 25, 2010 deadline. Authors will be notified of the decision regarding their abstract by May 1, 2010. For the poster to be included in the competition, presenter(s) must be registered for the Conference. Networking Opportunities with Students, Faculty, and Industry To participate in the student program at the IEEE PES General Meeting, a student must be a current IEEE member and must register for the PES GM Conference on-line at http://pesgm10.org. The registration fee at a discounted rate is $75 for IEEE Student Members when you register by Jun 30, 2010. The registration fee for IEEE Student Members will be $100 after Jun 30, 2010. For information on IEEE student membership, please visit http://www.ieee.org. The student hotel support program has an application deadline of April 25, 2010. Apply online at http://pesgm2010.rtpis.org/housing. Hotel shared accommodations from July 25 -29 (4 nights) will be provided to selected applicants. All students applying for hotel support must be an IEEE student member and registered for the conference before consideration for acceptance. A faculty recommendation form is required for a student hotel support application. More details can be found at the above website. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Anurag Srivastava (email@example.com) or Dr. Ganesh K Venayagamoorthy (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please contact the IEEE PEEC Student Activities Subcommittee at StudentPES@gmail.com for the call for posters, poster contest, and hotel support program. The Technical Programs of the IEEE PES General Meeting feature a variety of papers, presentations, panel sessions and technical tutorials on current and emerging topics related to power and energy including control, substation engineering, distribution automation, communications, renewable energy, and operations and maintenance. For details about the conference please visit the IEEE PES 2010 General Meeting website at http://ewh.ieee.org/conf/pesgm10/index.htm.