About This Conference

Read About the History of ESMO

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Contact: Eriks Surmanis

Contact: Susan Koval

About the IEEE

The IEEE is the world’s largest professional association, advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. We publish technical journals, sponsor conferences, develop technology standards, and support the professional interests of 400,000 members. Learn more at:

About PES

The Power & Energy Society (PES) provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, for developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and for educating members of the industry and the general public. Members of the Power & Energy Society are leaders in this field, and they — and their employers — derive substantial benefits from involvement with this unique and outstanding association.

The Mission of PES is: To be the leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power and energy for the betterment of society, and the preferred professional development source for our members
~ Approved by the IEEE PES Governing Board, 17 July 2003

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About AEP

AEPAt AEP, we dedicate ourselves to providing reliable, affordable service and shareholder value, with a continued focus on safety.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, AEP is one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S., serving over 5 million customers in 11 states.

We own:

  • Nearly 32,000 megawatts of generating capacity
  • More than 40,000-miles of electricity transmission network – the largest in the nation.
  • More 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined

Our major businesses include:

  • Regulated Utility Operations
    Seven regional electric utilities serving customers across 11 states.
  • Transmission
    The nation’s strongest transmission network, with a national vision for the nation’s power grid.
  • Power Generation
    One of the nation’s largest, most efficient, and most innovative generation fleets.
  • AEP Energy Partners
    Providing electric supply to customers in deregulated electricity markets.

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About Columbus

For information on traveling and staying in Columbus, visit Experience Columbus. You’ll find great rates on hotels plus a complete guide to attractions, dining, entertainment and more!

Downtown Restaurant Map now available here

New shuttle service available from the airport to the downtown hotels and back – AirConnect and it costs $2.75 each way.

Experience Columbus Visitors Center
277 West Nationwide Boulevard, 1st Floor.