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PES General Meeting 2011 (IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting 2011)

The event will start on: Jul 24, 2011
And will end on: Jul 29, 2011

We are pleased to announce that the IEEE Power & Energy Society has selected Detroit, Michigan as the site for its 2011 General Meeting, scheduled for July 24-28, 2011. The General Meeting has been a mainstay within the electric energy industry for more than 40 years and continues to offer attendees a thorough knowledge-building experience.

As a manufacturer and/or service provider to the electric energy industry we are pleased to provide you with this letter of invitation. It details a number of special support opportunities that allow you and your company to support the industry, while at the same time raising the profile of your own company with the people who really matter-electric energy professionals at all levels who are your current and potential future customers.

This year's conference with its technical theme, The Electrification of Transportation & the Grid of the Future will provide attendees with an internationalforum to address policy, infrastructure and workforce issues. It will allow expertsfrom across the power and energy professions to discuss various issues anddevelopments in all fields related to transmission, distribution, generation andrenewable energy.

Highlighting the meeting program are these topics organized into a number of Super Sessions:

Super Session 1. Reincarnation and Evolution of the Electric Vehicle

Super Session 2. Smart Grid

Super session 3. Wind Power & Photovoltaics

Super session 4. Energy Storage

Super session 5. Energy and the Environment

The meeting will attract upwards of 2,500 professionals from every segment of the electric energy industry. The meeting will feature a comprehensive technical program with paper presentations, poster and panel sessions, tutorials, committee meetings, an awards ceremony honoring high achievers in the field, technical tours, a number of networking opportunities, a student program and a full companion activity program. Additional information about the General Meeting can be found at

We encourage you, as a valued manufacturer, supplier, consultant, software or service provider to the electric energy industry, to take advantage of the many support opportunities available at the 2011 General Meeting. Attached to this letter is a list of various support levels and specific support opportunities along with a list of the specific recognition opportunities and the amenities each one provides. Please review them carefully and register for one or more of them by completing the attached Support Agreement.

Remember that the Platinum, Gold and Silver levels of support are open to multiple supporters. Respond early for the best chance at a specific support opportunity and/or for the longest run of your advertising on the conference web site. If there are other types of support opportunities that are of interest to you we are willing to discuss this with you.

Thank you for your kind attention to this letter and we look forward to welcoming you to the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting in Detroit in July 2011.