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Information for Authors: Extended Abstract submission Guidelines

To be included in Xplore, the EXTENDED ABSTRACT can be spanish or portuguese written, and FINAL PAPER in english.

Please have the same TITLE in both and in English.

Please follow this five steps

[1] Each lead author must establish an account with a username and password, at EDAS site http://edas.info/ Click Here! (click the New User button), this will create your profile. Only the five fields with the red asterisk are required. It is very important that your name and affiliation associated with your EDAS account are correct and match the name and affiliation that will be listed on your paper. These fields are first and last name, affiliation (company, university), country, e-mail address, and status. When the fields are filled in, check the Privacy Policies box and click the Add Person button. [note: if you select USA as the country, you will get a message asking for your state]. You will receive an e-mail containing your password. Your email address and the given password must later be used to access the system during the following steps, so be careful to remember it.

[2] You can then return to the EDAS log-in page ( http://edas.info/) and change your assigned password to one that is easier to remember. To do this, click on the My Profile tab, and then click on change your password. Be sure to record your user name, password and ID number for later reference.

[3] Now in 3 steps (1- Register Paper, 2- Add author, 3-Submit manuscript) you can upload your paper at http://edas.info/N17139 Click Here! Please use IEEE PES pg4 manuscript template, and export it as Adobe (.pdf) PDF/A-1 file format.

Please check that you are using the 2014 downloaded version of PES pg4 template, nor IEEE Conference "2014_04_msw_a4_format.doc template" or IEEE PES pg4 older versions.

[4] You will recieve an e-mails from EDAS when registering the paper “[ISGT-LA 2015] Paper 15700XXXXX has been registered”,

[5] Days later, when you upload the paper, you will get a second e-mail form EDAS; “[ISGT-LA 2015] #15700XXXXX has been uploaded”

EDAS information for Authors; Click Here!

pg4 templates and Sample of PES Technical Papers; Click Here!

For approved final papers manuscripts, to be included in the Proceedings, at least one of the authors of an accepted paper must register and physically attend the Conference for its oral/poster presentation.

Non show papers (no oral or poster presentation) will not be submitted to IEEE Xplore® Digital Library for its indexing and complete paper inclusion.

Oral presentation, by electronic technologies (like Skype, Wasap, etc) will not be permitted.

English manuscripts; Papers in english, approved and presented, will be submitted to IEEE Xplore® Digital Library.

En caso de presentar trabajos en idioma español o portugués, consultar al correo electrónico de contacto o a los Publication Chairs.


An Extended Abstract can be defined as, "a summary paper, whose ideas and significance can be understood in reading it by a fellow engineer, in less time than an hour".

Minimal content; Title, authors, affiliation, abstract, keywords, introduction, proposed approach, conclusion and references (reference even previous works of your own).

Recommended content; [Minimal content] + relevant previous research, standards involved, methods, models and simulations with their respective validations, pictures, tables, calculus, and results.

Using the pg4 PES template, please check US Letter (8.5" x 11") or A4 (210mm X 297mm) page sheet margins and widths.

Extended Abstracts maximun lenght is 4 pages, 3 to 4 pages is better suggested, exported as Adobe (.pdf) PDF/A-1 file format.
Final approved Papers (Camera Ready) will be 6 pages maximun lenght (5 to 6 pages is better suggested).

Authors that present their papers at the Conference are encourage to send an extended version for possible publication in IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SMART GRIDS (http://www.ieee-pes.org/ieee-transactions-on-smart-grid).

Check for IEEE PES detailed manuscript help instructions; "Part 4b: Preparation of a Formatted Conference Paper for the IEEE Power and Energy Society"; Click Here!

Addittional information for new authors and students:

IEEE Style Manual; Click Here!

White Paper: Recommended Practices to Ensure Conference Content Quality; Click Here!

IEEE Guide on How to write for Technical Periodicals and Conferences; Click Here!

Sample PES Conference Paper; Click Here!

IEEE Allowed paper sizes; Click Here!

Final Paper Submission Guidelines

Click Here!