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2018 Forecasting Workshop
June 19, 2018 - June 21, 2018
ESIG is pleased to announce the 2018 edition of its premier industry event, the ESIG Forecasting Workshop: Applying Meteorology in Power System Planning and Operations.
This year’s event will be held at The Saint Paul Hotel in St. Paul, Minnesota, June 19-21, 2018.
The three-day event will bring together experts from North America, Europe, and around the world to explore the state-of-the-art in wind, solar and distributed generation forecasting and meteorology application to electric power system planning and operations.
Check out the full list of interactive and educational sessions we have planned for this year’s event.
Half-Day Tutorial (June 19, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.)*
Incorporating Variable Generation Forecasts into Power System Operational Procedures – Where is it Applicable? – A Market Operations Tutorial for Everyone
*Separate registration required; not included in Technical Workshop registration
Technical Workshop Sessions (June 19, 1 p.m. – June 21, 12:30 p.m.)
Opening Plenary: Meteorology, Climate and the Electric Sector – Forecasting for an Integrated Energy System
Solar and Wind R&D Advances
Integration of Probabilistic Forecasts into the EMS and MMS – Status and Prospects
Integration and Use of Solar Forecasts for Operating Storage Systems, Distribution Systems and Real Time Markets
VG Forecasting and Market Operation Experience
VG Forecasting and Market Operation Advances
Advances in Forecast Applications and Market Design
Closing Plenary: Joint Session with IEA Wind Task 36 on Forecasting for Wind Energy
Networking Reception (June 19, 6:30 p.m.)
IEA Wind Task 36 Meeting (June 22, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Make plans to attend this complimentary meeting following the ESIG Forecasting Workshop. More details can be found here.
Early Bird registration is now available (extended until May 22, 2018)! Below you fill find a breakdown of registration costs for the event.
The Saint Paul Hotel
Regarded as one of the nation’s premier hotels, The Saint Paul Hotel is the gem of Saint Paul, MN. From President John F. Kennedy to Charles Lindberg, The Hotel has hosted some of America’s most defining figures in addition to thousands of leisure and business travelers.
The special ESIG room rate is $184 per night.
To reserve your room, click on the button below. You’ll then enter the dates of your stay and under “SPECIAL CODES” select “GROUP/BLOCK” from the drop down menu and enter the code: 180617UVI.
The deadline to reserve your room is May 29, 2018.
If your business is interested in sponsoring a portion of the St. Paul event and being highlighted in front of a number of the industry’s top companies and leaders, click here to learn how you can become a sponsor.