Grid of the Future



U.S. National Committee (USNC)

The Grid of the Future Symposium will be hosted by the CIGRÉ (The Council on Large Electric Systems) US National Committee and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on October 30-November 1, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Click here to view the tentative schedule. We also offer tutorials that you can register for. More information on these can be found here. You can also read about the featured keynote speakers here.

2016 Call for Papers

The Evolution of Power System Planning to Support Connection of Generation, Distributed Resources and Alternative Technologies Colloquium organized by the CIGRÉ Technical Committee with the CIGRÉ USNC will be on November 2-3, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Click here for more information on the Colloquium.

Our Keynote speakers have been announced for the Grid of the Future and Colloquium. Click here to learn more.

Both events will take place at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown hotel. Please click here for reservations.

*Prices increase $100 on October 1, 2016*
GOTF OR ColloquiumCIGRE Members: $550, Non-Members: $700
GOTF & ColloquiumCIGRE Members: $950, Non-Members: $1100

Recently, the 2015 CIGRÉ USNC Grid of the Future event was featured in the December issue of Transmission & Distribution World magazine. Check it out here.


Paper Submissions

2016 Grid of the Future Paper Template
The due date for the full Grid of the Future paper has been extended to August 12, 2016. Contact Sharon Loe if you have any questions. Please submit your paper here.

Become a Sponsor

Find out how to become a 2016 Grid of the Future Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze or Event sponsor: 
Sponsorship Opportunities
Please contact Sharon Loe at for more sponsorship information


Past Papers and Presentations from Previous Conferences

2015 Presentations
2015 Papers
2014 Papers
2014 Paper Presentations
2013 Paper Presentations