Date: 3rd October (Wednesday)

Venue: UC Auditorium, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 735 Vine St, Chattanooga, TN 37403

Participation is open to industry, academia, government, and media, and is SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION

For online registration click here.

Click here for detailed Program Schedule.

The workshop aims to discuss the latest predictions in addition to the following topics:

  • Keynote session will provide a true insight on “Is Global Recession Threatening Smart Grid Deployments in USA?”.
  • A Special session on “Smart Grid-2015” is specifically designed for technical managers to provide comprehensive knowledge on Utility Trends, Implications and Key Challenges envisioned in the next three years.
  • An Educational session is specifically setup for researchers/students, and aims to present latest innovations in smart generation, transmission, distribution, and consumption. It will also focus on role of ICT in Smart Grid new applications.
  • Last session a Panel Discussion aims to bring the technical, financial and regulatory experts to take a moment and assess if smart grid has been a smart or a dumb investment so far.
  • In addition it provides networking opportunities (breaks and lunches) to students, employers and job seekers.
Get Continuing Education Credit (CEUs)
6 CEU’s will be available for 6 contact hours for the SMART-GRID Workshop participants.  The cost to the individual is $10 and can be paid at registration with a check or credit card.

Dr.Raziq Yaqub,
Department of Electrical Engineering,
The University of tennessee at Chattanooga.
Phone: 1-423-425-4373
Fax: 1-423-425-5229
Mobile: 1-908-319-8422

Hotel information:

Below is a limited list of hotels that are near UTC.  When making a reservation, ask for the UTC
rate since most hotels offer a discounted rate for UTC affiliates which is
subject to availability.

The DoubleTree Hotel

407 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

(423) 756-5150

Sheraton Read House Hotel

827 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

(423) 266-4121

Marriott Chattanooga

2 Carter Plaza  Chattanooga, TN 37402

(800) 841-1674

Residence Inn

215 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

(423) 266-0600

Hampton Inn & Suites

400 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

(423) 693-0500

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

440 West Martin Luther King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37402

(423) 664-4321

Staybridge Suites

300 Carter Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

(423) 267-0900