March 2020 ACM EIG-ENERGY Newsletter

Content

  1. ACM e-Energy 2020 keynote speakers announced
  2. First tutorial alongside ACM e-Energy announced
  3. 5 high-quality workshops collocated with ACM e-Energy 2020 — Call for papers
  4. ACM e-Energy conference venue and hotel booking information
  5. PhD(s)/Postdoc(s) in Digital Energy at Aalborg University
  6. Special Issue on “Energy Data Analytics for Smart Meter Data” in MDPI Energies
  7. ACM EIG-ENERGY resource for energy-related data sets
  8. Posting additional information (contact Arun Vishwanath: arvishwa@au1.ibm.com)

1. ACM e-Energy 2020 keynote speakers announced

The organizing team is delighted to announce the keynote speakers of ACM e-Energy 2020. On 23rd June, we have Anuradha Annaswamy from MIT; on 24th we have David Edwards from Horizon Power, Australia and on 25th it will be Pierluigi Mancarella from the University of Melbourne. Additional information about the talks will be posted here shortly. See https://energy.acm.org/conferences/eenergy/2020/keynote.php.

2. First tutorial alongside ACM e-Energy announced

Maria Vrakopoulou (University of Melbourne) and Ian Hiskens (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) will be offering a tutorial titled “Basics and recent advances in optimal power flow for transmission and distribution networks” on 22nd June. More information about this tutorial is available here https://energy.acm.org/conferences/eenergy/2020/tutorial.php

3. 5 high-quality workshops collocated with ACM e-Energy 2020 — Call for papers

Every year, ACM e-Energy features collocated workshops on new trends or emerging topics of interest to the energy research community. Continuing this trend, ACM e-Energy 2020 will include 5 high-quality workshops to be held on 26 June 2020.

The details of the 5 workshops and call for paper deadlines are posted at https://energy.acm.org/conferences/eenergy/2020/workshops.php

Please plan to submit your workshop papers now.

4. ACM e-Energy 2020 conference venue and hotel booking information

The conference between 23rd and 25th of June 2020 will be held in the Clarendon Ballroom at The Langham Melbourne. The tutorials (22nd) and workshops (26th) will be held in the IBM building next door.

The venue information is available here https://energy.acm.org/conferences/eenergy/2020/conferencevenue.php

We have negotiated special rates at The Langham for conference attendees. You can book the hotel now via the promo-link posted at the above link.

5. PhD(s)/Postdoc(s) in Digital Energy at Aalborg University

One or more position(s) on Digital Energy are available at the Center for Data-intensive Systems (Daisy), Department of Computer Science at Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark. The position(s) are available for a flexible date between May and September, 2020.

Additional information and application instructions are posted at https://research.cs.wisc.edu/dbworld/messages/2020-01/1580223485.html

Contact: Prof. Torben Bach Pedersen <tbp@cs.aau.dk>

6. Special Issue on “Energy Data Analytics for Smart Meter Data” in MDPI Energies

The deadline for submitting manuscripts to this special issue is 30 Sep 2020. Additional information and call for papers are available at https://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies/special_issues/Smart_Meter

7. ACM EIG-ENERGY resource for energy-related data sets

The ACM EIG-Energy website has a Resources page with a variety of data sets freely available for use by the energy community. It is available at https://energy.acm.org/resources/

We invite each of you to share any energy-related data sets, models and software that we haven’t added to this page. Please send this information directly to Omid Ardakanian.

8. Posting additional information

f you would like to post additional information such as academic job opportunities, Ph.D. scholarships, or a new energy systems course, then please send me the details and I will include them in the next monthly newsletter. My email address is arvishwa@au1.ibm.com.

As always, the ACM EIG-ENERGY website has the latest information. We welcome you to peruse it https://energy.acm.org/