PES GM 2017
Chicago, IL 16-20 July 2017
Student Support Program Deadline - 15th March 2017
!!!The application portal is now closed!!!
The IEEE PES GM 2017 organizing committee and the PES Power
Engineering Education Committee are happy to announce that there will
be both a Student Support Program and a Student Poster Contest at the
2017 GM in Chicago, IL. More information on other activities
for students will be posted on the GM
2017, we will offer free hotel accommodation to a limited
number of students who apply for this support. In case the number of
applicants exceeds the number of students we are able to accommodate,
there will be prioritization based on a) PES student membership and
student participation (e.g. holding leadership positions in PES Student
Branch Chapter (b) student status, i.e. undergrad/MS/PhD student ---
undergraduates receive higher priority and are encouraged to present
capstone design projects on power and energy area in the poster
session; (c) whether a student is submitting a poster in the student
poster contest or has an accepted technical paper; (d) timely
application; (e) merit of application; (f) support provided by the
student's advisor, (g) previous participation in PEEC sponsored
programs; and, (h) number of accepted applicants from any given
university. Women, minorities and undergraduates are especially
encouraged to apply. Late or incomplete applications will not be
In order to be selected for free accommodation it is not essential to
have a technical paper accepted at the Conference, or to enter in the
Student Poster Contest, but in the event that there are more student
applicants than we can support, the applications will be prioritized on
the above criteria for support.
We plan to notify
students of acceptance into this program by 19th April 2017.
Please note that no funds will be available from PEEC to help with
Note you MUST register for the GM 2017
and receive support from PEEC, you must be a current student member of
Please also note, students who are not accepted into the student
housing program and, as a result decide not to attend the General
Meeting, can cancel their registration and no cancellation fee will
apply. All cancellation requests must be made no later than May 31,
2017. After this date, all regular cancellation penalties will apply.
To request a cancellation, please login to your GM registration profile
and click on "Send a cancellation request" link. This will be the only
accepted method to submit a refund request.
There will be no refunds at any time for any reason on payments made by
Applications for the student support program must be completed using
Faculty/Supervisors/Sponsors can recommend their students using this on-line recommendation form.
The deadline for
applying for the
student support program and faculty/supervisors/sponsors recommendation
submission is March 15th, 2017 (5 P.M. USA Eastern Standard Time).
invited to submit a 1 page (strict limit) abstract according to the PES
template for conference submission. The abstracts are to be
submitted online at: abstract upload site.
for the Student Poster Contest. Posters should be no more than 42"
vertical by 46" horizontal and should be presented during poster
session. There is no requirement for the student to submit the poster
prior to the Poster Contest.
The deadline for
poster abstract submission is March 15th, 2017 (5 P.M. USA Eastern
We look forward to your participation. Feel free to contact Dr. Jignesh
Solanki or Dr. Aaron St.
Leger or Dr. Valentina Cecchi
if you have any questions.
IEEE-PES Student Meetings Subcommittee
Dr. Aaron St.
Dr. Valentina Cecchi .