From southern Brazil, on behalf of IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) and the Local Organizing Committee, it is with joy that we invite you to join us at the IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Latin America 2019, in Gramado, Brazil. The Conference theme is “Opportunities and Challenges in Smart Grids and Microgrids in Latin America” aiming to guide professionals in the search for the real smart grids. Conference theme will be “Opportunities and Challenges of Smart Grid and Microgrid in Latin America”. The topics will cover since Smart grids deployment, projects and experiences, to Renewable energy and electric vehicles. Also, microgrids and virtual power plants will be addressed. Grid interface, automation, distribution management, monitoring, protection, computational intelligence, information and communication technologies, as well as big data, IoT and cybersecurity systems are the main topics.

ISGT LA 2019 will be held on September 15-18, 2019 at the Wish Serrano Hotel, in Gramado. The conference will allow researchers and professionals to network and share experiences in smart grids and connect on either personal, collegial or institutional level. ISGT LA 2019 will provide outstanding keynote speakers, as well as Planaries, contributed papers, special invited sessions and smart grid related technologies brought by several exhibitors.

The conference will take place in Gramado, a small heaven located in southern Brazil that dazzle visitors.

We look forward to meet you on September, 2019 in Gramado.