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Electricity Sector Issues Roundtable: Grid 3.0 and Beyond

The Grid 3.0 Roundtable will bring together approximately 25 thought leaders and experts from a variety of stakeholders including utilities, ISOs / RTOs, regulators, federal agencies, manufacturers and researchers to discuss and align on the critical issues facing the electricity sector and the interoperability-related challenges associated with these issues. In this context, "Grid 1.0" can be thought of as the legacy grid of the 20th century, "Grid 2.0" is the emergence of the smart grid with automation and information technology improvements, and "Grid 3.0" is what comes next: for example, a future grid with advanced grid operations and greater interactions with consumers and other infrastructures.

To enable a broad smart grid and general audience to listen in to the Roundtable conversation, NIST will live webcast the event, available through this webpage on the day of the event, or via pre-registration (see links on the right of this page).

The Roundtable is the first step of a two-step process. The next step is to organize an open workshop that brings together subject matter experts to drill down into the interoperability challenges identified at the Roundtable and determine the development work needed to overcome them. More details on the scheduling of second workshop event will be announced when available.



Department of Energy

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP)

GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC)

NEMA and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

For roundtable participants, you will receive instructions to facilitate registration for on-site attendance – photo identification must be presented at the main gate to be admitted to the conference. International attendees are required to present a passport. Attendees must wear their conference badge at all times while on the campus. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.

Effective July 21, 2014, under the REAL ID Act of 2005, federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver's license or identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. Driver's licenses from certain states and territories are not compliant with the Real ID Act of 2005 and will not be accepted as identification. For more information, please visit this page >>

NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status and who wish to register for the above meeting must supply additional information. Failure to provide this information prior to arrival will result, at a minimum, in significant delays (up to 24 hours) in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. When registration is open, the required NIST-1260 form will be available as well.
Created October 21, 2014, Updated May 13, 2016