SusTech 2020, Virtual Conference

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FREE ATTENDEE REGISTRATION (no proceedings) [Seats limited]

The IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech 2020) is designed to explore the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.  It brings together scientists, engineers, technologists and scholars from multiple disciplines to hold a dialogue on environmental issues and collaborate on ideas to develop and utilize innovative tools and intelligent systems to address them. Attendees will learn about the tools, connections and proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level. The conference is a combination of academic papers and invited speakers with specialties that are making an impact in the environment sustainability. Full papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings. 

Student Poster Competition evening of April 23, 5-9 pm. 

SusTech 2020 Conference Program April 24 & 25.

SusTech 2020 Sustainability Forum & Automated Vehicles Workshop postponed to July 1-Aug. 1 (tentative) 

See conference program schedule at

Keynote Speakers 

Friday Morning

8:00-9:00 AM

Dong Tan, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

“Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Grid Modernization”

Friday Lunch

12:20-1:00 PM

Glenn Roquemore, Chancellor, California Southern University

“Lessons learned from the July 2019 Ridgecrest, CA earthquakes, changes how we determine seismic risk in buildings”

Saturday Morning

8:00-8:40 AM

Kay Das

“Challenges of the Connected Vehicle Revolution”

Saturday Lunch

12:20-1:00 PM

Seth Potter, SDP Space Systems

“Orbit Options for Near-Term Space Solar Power”


Registration for virtual SusTech is free, and includes access to Student Poster Competition.

To obtain conference proceedings, register as regular attendee - see fees on SusTech website.


SusTech 2020 ( is an IEEE Oregon Section and Region 6 conference sponsored by: the IEEE San Fernando Valley, Coastal Los Angeles, Foothill, Metro LA, Orange County, Phoenix and Oregon Sections; IEEE Region 6; IEEE-USA; and co-sponsored by IEEE Technical Activities, PES and SSIT. Past SusTech conferences were held in Portland (OR),  Ogden (UT),  Phoenix (AZ) and Long Beach (CA).

  Date and Time




  • Start time: 24 Apr 2020 08:00 AM
  • End time: 25 Apr 2020 06:50 PM
  • All times are (UTC-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
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  • Santa Ana, California
  • United States 92707
  • Building: Zoom event
  • Room Number: Zoom link sent to registered attendees

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  • For additional details go to the SusTech 2020 website


  • Co-sponsored by Region 6 Southern Area
  • Starts 10 April 2020 06:19 PM
  • Ends 23 April 2020 05:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • No Admission Charge


Preliminary schedule

Aug 23 5:00-9:00 pm Virtual Student Poster Competition

Aug 24 8:00am-6:50pm

Aug 25 8:00am-6:50pm


See online agenda for details at