Call for Papers
Broadly targeted at all segments of the electronics industry including; Communications, Computing/Storage, Consumer, Power Conversion, Automotive, Alternative Energy, and so on. Stake holders in the electric utility industry, regulatory bodies, government agencies, and standard-setting organizations will also be included in the target audience.
The primary areas of coverage will be the need for Control, Communications and Security for deployment of the smart grid and the impact of those requirements on the design of future generations of electronic equipment.
Within those broad areas, specific focus (paper topics) may include: Power clouds, integration of distributed generation resources, micro grids, power systems communications, power quality, instrumentation and monitoring, networking/embedded processing, circuit design requirements, communications standards and protocols, development and integration of smart appliances and loads, enabling demand side management, supporting plug-in hybrid vehicles, large-scale energy storage, advanced metering infrastructure, visualization technologies, real-time control methods, and so on.
In each case, the types of papers being sought include:
- Case studies/industry examples
- Design techniques and tools
- Technology developments
- Standards development activities