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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2012 (GEFCom2012)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue on Analytics for Energy Forecasting with Applications to Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid

GEFCom2012 to be financially sponsored by IEEE: IEEE Power & Energy Society has approved $18,000 to financially sponsor GEFCom2012, the funding will be used to cover awards and operational expenses. The candidates will be required to attend PESGM2013 and present the proposed methodologies to be eligible for the awards.

GEFCom2012 is ON:

The load foreasting track:

The wind foreasting track:

Important Dates

Release Call For Participants: 5/7/2012

Announce the competition at 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting: 7/24/2012

Competition Start: 8/31/2012

Competition End: 10/31/2012

2013 PESGM Paper Due TBD

Announce Winners at 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting July 2013

Award Commitee (in alphabetical order by last name)

Dr. Shu Fan
 Monash University, Australia
David Hamilton
 Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, USA
Dr. Tao Hong
 SAS Institute, USA
Dr. Pierre Pinson
 Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Eric Wang
 South California Edison, USA
Dr. Hamidreza Zareipour
 University of Calgary, Canada
Advisory Commitee (in alphabetical order by last name)

Dr. ML Chan
 ML Consulting Group, USA
Dr. Rob J Hyndman
 Monash University, Australia
Dr. Wei-Jen Lee
 University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Dr. Fran Li
 The University of Tennessee, USA
Dr. Shanshan Liu
Dr. Anil Pahwa
 Kansas State University, USA
Dr. Mohammad Shahidehpour
 Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Kumar Venayagamoorthy
 Clemson University, USA

General Chair:
Dr. Tao Hong, SAS Institute, USA
Vice Chair (Load Forecasting):
Dr. Shu Fan, Monash University, Australia
Vice Chair (Wind Forecasting):
Dr. Pierre Pinson, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark


Sponsored by

IEEE Working Group on Energy Forecasting

IEEE Power System Planning and Implementation Committee

IEEE Power and Energy Education Committee



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