UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center
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Autonomous Electric Vehicle Technology and its Smart City Infrastructure, Grid and Communications


Program
10:45AM-11:30AM Tour of UCLA Technologies and Infrastructure CAEV Testbed (existing and planned). You must be registered at the event to participate in the Tour as well as Qualcomm Wireless Charging.

12:00PM - 12:45PM Registration
Dessert and Sweets - Brownies, Ice cream, Cookies and Coffee

12:45PM - 1PM Introduction to today's event and logistics
Rajit Gadh

Rajit Gadh
University of California, Los Angeles

1PM - 1:15PM Welcome Speech
Jayathi Murthy
Jayathi Murthy
Dean, Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of California, Los Angeles

1:15PM - 2:15PM Panel Discussion "What does the Autonomous Technology Future hold for us with respect to Smart City Infrastructure in the 5-year and 10-year timeframe"
Chair:
Michael Boehm

Michael Boehm
Managing Director
Advanced Sustainability Institute

Speakers:
Bernard Soriano

Bernard Soriano
Deputy Director
California Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Lim

Michael Lim
Executive Fellow
Autonomous Vehicles, City of Los Angeles, Department of Transportation
Veronica Siranosian

Veronica Siranosian
Senior Project Manager
AECOM Ventures

2:15PM - 2:40PM Presentation - "Introduction to Electric and Autonomous Research and Innovations at UCLA SMERC; Discussion on CAEV (Connected Autonomous Electric Vehicle infrastructure) Living Lab Testbed at UCLA and Westwood"
Rajit Gadh

Rajit Gadh
University of California, Los Angeles

2:40PM - 3:40PM Panel Discussion "Electric Cars, Buses and Trucks and their supporting Infrastructure"

Chair: TBA
Speakers:
Paul Glenney

Paul Glenney
EV Charging Infrastructure - North America
Faraday Future
Bill Williams

Bill Williams
Commercial Sales Director
Proterra, Inc
Patrick Duan

Patrick Duan
Vice President Operations
BYD Motors Inc

3:40PM - 4:05PM Plenary Talk

John A. Mirisch

John Mirisch
Councilmember
Beverly Hills City Council

4:05PM - 5:05PM Panel Discussion: "How Cyber Physical Systems Research including Sensors, Smart Controls, Communication Networks and IOT are modernizing the Transportation and Energy Landscape"
Chair: TBA
Speakers:
Mario Gerla

Mario Gerla
UCLA Computer Science
Mani Srivastava

Trustworthy Perception for Autonomous Systems

Mani Srivastava
UCLA Electrical Engineering
Tsu-Chin Tsao

Tsu-Chin Tsao
UCLA Mechanical and Aerospace

5:05PM - 6:00 pm Panel Discussion: "Advanced Technologies: Microgrids, Power Systems/Electronics, and, Wireless Energy Transfer in Electric and Autonomous Vehicles"
Chair: TBA
Speakers:
Steve Pazol

Steve Pazol
GM, Wireless Charging
Qualcomm Incorporated
David Cook

David Cook
Alternative Fuel Vehicles
NAVFAC EXWC
Shamila Ravula

Sharmila Ravula
CCO and VP of Business Development
Bosch Building Grid Technologies

6:05PM-6:30PM Tour of UCLA Technologies and Infrastructure CAEV Testbed (existing and planned) - including 28 Smart EV Charging Stations, Vehicle to Grid (V2G), Solar Panels canopy integrated virtually with EV charging stations, Battery Energy Storage modulation technology - all developed at UCLA, and, Wireless EV Charging from Qualcomm. You must be registered at the event to participate in the Tour.

6:30PM-7:30PM Networking and cocktails