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IEEE Smart Grid Executives gather at GridWeek Conference

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – IEEE, the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology, today announced Chuck Adams, President of the IEEE Standards Association will speak at a session on Global Markets, Global Standards at the GridWeek conference on October 21 at 10:30am Eastern in Ballroom C of the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. Adams and other esteemed panelists will discuss how to scale standards to an international market and ensure consumer benefits are foremost in the development and exercise of standards. GridWeek takes place October 18-21.

IEEE’s presence at GridWeek will also include IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) President Al Rotz and Eric Gunther who is on the IEEE PES Government Board for Smart Grid, and a vice chair of the IEEE PES Intelligent Grid Coordinating Committee. Gunther and other IEEE Smart Grid Experts will be available at the IEEE PES booth in the sponsors’ area of the event. The IEEE PES exhibit area will have on hand information on the new IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, and IEEE PES Smart Grid reprints and other award-winning materials. 
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