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Organizing Committee

General Co-Chairs
Piet Demeester, Ghent University - IBBT, Belgium
Ralph Sporer, Siemens AG, Germany

TPC Co-Chairs
Frede Blaabjerg, Aalborg University, Denmark
Kameshwar Poolla, UC at Berkeley, USA
Chris Develder, Ghent University - IBBT, Belgium

Patronage & Local Organisation Manager
Peter Van Daele, Ghent University - IBBT, Belgium

Workshops & Tutorials Chair
Filip De Turck, Ghent University - IBBT, Belgium

Panel & Keynote Chair
Wouter Haerick, Ghent University – IBBT, Belgium

Conference Manager
Gayle Weisman, IEEE ComSoc, USA

Finance Chair
Bruce Worthman, IEEE ComSoc, USA

Heather Ann Sweeney, IEEE ComSoc, USA

Graphic Design
Max Loskutnikov, IEEE ComSoc, USA

Society Relations Chair
Shri Goyal, College of Technology & Management, USA

Student Travel Grant Chair
Gabriel Jakobson, Altusys Corp., USA

Student Video Competition Co-Chairs
Paolo Tenti, Univ. of Padova, Italy
Joachim Bamberger, Siemens AG, Germany
Frank Vansteenwinkel, Cisco, Belgium

Publication Chair
Haobo Wang, Broadcom, USA

Matthias Strobbe, Ghent University - IBBT, Belgium

Symposia Co-chairs

Architectures and Models for the Smart Grid
Anna Scaglione, UCDavis, USA (chair)
Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Andrew Wright, N-Dimension, USA

Smart Grid Management and Service Design
Filip De Turck, Ghent University-IBBT, Belgium (chair)
Marcus Brunner, NEC Europe, Germany
Dejan Milojicic, HP Labs, USA

Wide-Area Monitoring, Control & Protection - WAMPAC
Tevfik Sezi, Siemens AG, Germany (chair)
Galina S. Antonova, ABB Inc., Vancouver, CA 
Vladimir Terzia, University of Manchester, UK
Jean-Claude Maun, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Mladen Kezunovic, Texas A&M University, USA
The whole picture: Sense, Communicate, Compute, Control
Lutz Lampe, University of British Colombia, Canada (chair)
Geert Deconinck, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Sumit Roy, University of Washington, WA, USA
Anthony Ephremides, University of Maryland, USA

Communication networks for Smart Grid
Nada Golmie, NIST, US (chair)
Jean-Philippe Vasseur, Cisco Systems, France 
Sang-Jo Yoo, Inha University, Korea

Cyber and Physical Security and Privacy
Sanjay Goel, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA (chair)
Stephen F. Bush, GE Global Research, New York, USA
William H. Sanders, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Smart/Virtual Metering, Demand Response, Dynamic Pricing
Hans De Neve, Vito, Belgium (chair)
Yoshizumi Serizawa, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan
Shie Mannor, Technion, Israel

Interconnections and Communications of Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids
Joerg Heuer, Siemens AG, Munich, Germany (chair)
Peter Van Den Bossche, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium
Jørgen S. Christensen, Dansk Energi | Danish Energy Association, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Onur Altintas, Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Tokyo, Japan

Virtual Power Plants, Distributed Generation, Microgrids, Renewables and Storage
Lieven Vandevelde, Ghent University, Belgium (chair)
Gary W. Chang, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Paolo Tenti, University of Padova, Italy

Standardization, Interoperability and Coexistence & Regulation
Michael Koch, Devolo AG, Germany (chair)
Stefano Galli, ASSIA, USA
Emmanuel Darmois, Alcatel-Lucent, France
Paul Brown, White Box Associates Ltd, UK

Getting practical: Field trials, Deployments, and Lessons Learnt
Ronnie Belmans, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (chair)
Michele de Nigris, Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico - RSE S.p.A., Italy
Devang V. Khakhar, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Rolf Adam, Cisco Systems, Germany


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