General Information

Meeting Overview

The 2011 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting will be held 24 – 28 July 2011 at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

This premier power engineering conference will bring together practicing power engineers, executives, policy makers and academics from all over the world.

The aim of the conference is to provide an international forum for experts to promote, share, and discuss various issues and developments in the field of electrical power engineering.

The theme of the meeting is: The Electrification of Transportation & the Grid of the Future

Five super sessions, listed below, are open to all attendees, as are myriad technical sessions, committee meetings and a variety of networking events. Tutorials and other special classes and courses may be attended for an additional fee.

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Join us for what promises to be a valuable, exciting event.

See the broad-view schedule and descriptions of many of the events to be held during the conference. This document will be updated as new information becomes available, be sure to check back often.


The 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting Website is now online.

2011 IEEE PES Members Meeting and Plenary Video is now posted.

2011 IEEE PES General Meeting Program is now posted in Adobe PDF format.

Advance Program is now posted.

Notable Plenary Speakers: Bios and Abstracts posted.


PlainTalk about the Electric Power System: Education for Power Industry Professionals

Co-located with the 2011 PES General Meeting. 26-28 July, 2011.

Designed for non-engineers in the power industry, new power engineers and others.



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