What is NWESS?

The Northwest Energy Systems Symposium (NWESS) is an IEEE-sponsored event organized every two years by a group of local utilities, companies, and the University of Washington to inform the power system engineering community about new technologies and important developments that affect the industry.


When does it take place?

Wednesday April 6 and Thursday April 7, 2022


Where does it take place?

NWESS 2022 will take place virtually. Zoom links will be provided upon registration.


What are fees for the registration?

The fee for the conference is $125 for IEEE members and $150 for non-members.  Students can register for free.


How do I register as a student?

Students can register for free if they sign in from an email address from their educational institution.


What does the registration fee cover?

Participation in all the sessions, including the breakout discussion sessions.


I registered but cannot attend. Can I get a refund?

We are unfortunately unable to refund your registration fee. However, we are happy to welcome a substitute attendee from your organization.


Can I get a copy of the presentations?

Presentations will be uploaded on the website. See the “Agenda” page.


What is the recommended attire?

Zoom casual.