Call for papers

The colloquium focuses on metrology infrastructure for effective development and deployment of smart grids as well as the accompanying applications and relevant topics. Authors are invited to submit original papers that will foster interactions between researchers and practitioners from industry and academia in wide scientific areas of smart grid metrology.The official language for the Colloquium is English. All printed materials, presentations and discussions will be in English.

The Call for Papers brochure can be downloaded here.

The important dates

Submission of manuscripts (2 pages abstracts or 4-5 pages full paper)December 5th, 2017
Notification of acceptanceJanuary 21st, 2018
Final manuscript submissionFebruary 9th, 2018
Author registration deadlineFebruary 16th, 2018
Conference datesApril, 24-27th 2018


The topics of interest, divided to three tracks, include but are not limited to:

Track 1: Metrology for smart gridsTrack 2: Customer based applications Track 3: Utility side metering applications
Accurate digitizersAdvanced energy metersCalibration and testing of phasor measurement units
Accurate wideband transducersData analyticsMachine learning
Algorithms for power and energy measurementsEmbedded systemsMerging units
Calibration methodsEnergy managementMethods and algorithms for real-time analysis
Harmonics and interharmonic measurementEnergy storage and electric vehicles chargersModeling and prediction under uncertainty
High frequency digitizersHome based sensors, meters and data acquisitionOn site power quality measurements
Instrument transformersHuman body sensorsOther smart grid standards (61970, 62056, 61968…)
Metrology-grade power and energy standardsInternet of thingsPhasor measurement units (PMU) applications
Noise reductionMedical smart grid infrastructurePower quality measurement standards (61000, 1159…)
Nonconventional sensorsOptical communications and sensorsPrecision timing for smart grids (GPS based, IEEE 1588)
Phase comparisonPower line communicationsSecurity and privacy challenges in smart grids
Power grid metrologySecurity of dataSynchrophasor standards (61850; C37.118…)
Power quality measurementsSmart cities applications and sensorsVisualizations for control centers
Signal processingSmart metering and diagnostics in equipmentWide area monitoring, protection and control
Smart water and gas applications
Vehicle integration to smart grids
Web metering applications
Wireless sensor networks