UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center
Smart Grid Training Workshop


8:00 - 8:15 am Contintental Breakfast

8:15 - 8:30 am Welcoming Speech

8:30 - 9:15 am Keynote Address by:

Marvin Moon
Director of Power System Enginering, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP)

"EV Charging: What Have We Learned? What's Next?"

9:15 - 10:45 am Distinguished Panel
Chaired by Michael Boehm
Each speaker to talk for 20 minutes, followed by Q&A

Janet Lonneker
Assistant General Manager – Electric Services, Anaheim Public Utilities

Rick Teebay
Office of Sustainability, Internal Services Department, County of Los Angeles

Mary Joyce Ivers
Fleet and Facilities Manager, Public Works Dept. City of Ventura
"Taking Charge of Electric Vehicles"

Noel Crisostomo
Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst, Energy Division, California Public Utilities Commission
"California's Policies and Pilots in Pursuit of Vehicle-Grid Integration"

Leslie Goodbody
Sustainable Transportation Technology Branch Emissions Compliance, Automobile Regulations & Science Division, California Air Resources Board
"EV Charging Infrastructure: State Government and Northern California Perspective"

10:45 - 11:00 am Coffee break

11:00 - 11:45 am Invited Plenary Speech by:

Alexander Keros
Manager, Advanced Vehicle and Infrastructure Policy, General Motors (GM)

11:45 am - 12:00 pm Lunch served

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Luncheon Talk:

Rajit Gadh
Director, UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC)

"Developments in Electric Vehicles and their Charging Infrastructure, their interconnection to the Smart Grid and their impacts on the consumer"

12:40 pm - 1:00 pm Margaret Larson
Transportation Energy Specialist, Hawaii State Energy Office

"EVs in Paradise: To help reduce fossil fuel dependency across the islands, Hawaii is looking at the adoption and widespread deployment of electric vehicles as a key approach towards building a clean transportation future."