Registration is now open for the inaugural IEEE Conference on Sustainable Technologies (SusTech), on August 1 – 2nd at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Portland, Oregon. SusTech is sponsored by IEEE-USA and the IEEE Oregon Section with assistance from Region 6. SusTech 2013 is being held in conjunction with the 2013 IEEE-USA Annual Meeting.
IEEE-USA Annual Meeting attendees will receive admission to SusTech with their Annual Meeting full registration.
SusTech begins Thursday at 8:30 am with contributed papers sessions, lunch with keynote speaker, followed by invited papers. Thursday after the paper presentations, features a networking reception and poster session. An option for the Annual Meeting Thursday opening dinner is available. SusTech sessions continue Friday with invited papers, a panel and lunch keynote, and ends at 2:30 pm. See the Program-at-a-glance page for the timeline or visit the Program page for details. Only have one day? A Thursday only registration is available.
SusTech features contributed papers and posters along with invited papers, in six tracks:
- Alternative Energy (e.g. solar, wind, tidal, fuel cells, energy harvesting, nuclear)
- Energy Efficiency (e.g. building design, auto electronics & fuel economy, computer farms, aviation)
- Electric Vehicles (e.g. motors, drive controls, batteries, environmental & power distribution impacts)
- Smart Grid (e.g. communications, control, power electronics, energy storage)
- Electronic Materials (e.g. ROHS/no-Pb/CFCs, life-cycle assessment, global materials supply, nanotechnology & health/environment)
- Quality of Life (e.g. EM spectrum allocation, global warming, autonomous vehicles, water, medical electronics, global education & human resources)
Held in beautiful Portland, Oregon in early August at the DoubleTree by Hilton, this venue is the perfect opportunity to bring your family to the Pacific Northwest for a few extra vacation days. Weather in August is usually bright, dry and sunny in the upper 70s to low 90s. Check out the Travel and Transportation page for many options and ideas of things to do in Portland and the surrounding area. For those interested in more outdoor adventure Portland is only an hour away from Mt. Hood (and perhaps some summer skiing) and wonderful hiking areas in the Columbia Gorge, a 90 min. drive to the Pacific Coast, an hour away from Oregon’s wine country, the Spruce Goose, and two hours away from Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.
Early registration closes June 28. Hotel reservations must be made by 5PM PT July 9.
Details and pricing can be found at the Registration page.