UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center
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Smart Grid Research and Demonstration Thought Leadership Forum


Program

7:45 - 8:10 am Breakfast Continental

8:00 - 8:10 am Welcome from UCLA by Rajit Gadh
Rajit Gadh

Rajit Gadh
Director, UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center

8:10 - 8:45 am Morning Keynote
Nancy Sutley Nancy Sutley
Chief Sustainabity and Economic Development Officer, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

8:45 - 10:05 am Panel - R&D, Investments, and Future of the Utility
Plenary Speaker:
Pramod Khargonekar

"Enabling Research for the Future Electric Energy Grid – NSF Role"

Pramod Khargonekar
Assistant Director at National Science Foundation
Speaker:
Emma Stewart

"The Grid Initiative @ LBNL"

Emma Stewart
Deputy Group Leader and Research Scientist, Grid Integration, LBNL

10:05 - 10:20 am Break

10:20 - Noon Panel - Transitioning to the Next Generation of The Power Grid

Plenary Speaker:
Doug Kim

"Integrating Renewables, the 21st Century Power System, and Smart Grid Research"

Doug Kim
Director, Southern California Edison
Speakers:
Lee Krevat

"Power Grid II: Distributed & Competitive"

Lee Krevat
Director, Sempra US Gas and Power
Ram Sastry

"The Evolving Distribution System in the Utility of the Future"

Ram Sastry
Vice President, Infrastructure & Business Continuity, American Electric Power
Stephen B. Wemple

"New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision: Attracting and Integrating Distributed Energy Resources"

Stephen B. Wemple
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Con Edison

12:00 - 12:40 pm Lunch and Technology Demonstrations by UCLA Researchers on EV, DER, DR, Renewable Integration and Storage.

12:40 - 1:10 pm
Rajit Gadh

"Creating A Modern Distribution Grid with DER, PV, EV, Storage and Microgrid Technologies"

Rajit Gadh
Director, UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center

1:10 - 1:50 pm Luncheon Keynote
Patricia Hoffman

Patricia Hoffman
Assistant Secretary, Department of Energy

1:50 - 3:05 pm TECHNOLOGY AND POLICY

Speakers:
John D. McDonald

"The Future of Energy: Smart Grid and Beyond"

John D. McDonald
Smart Grid Business Development Leader – North America at GE Grid Solutions
Datta Godbole Datta Godbole
Vice President, Engineering & Chief Technology Officer, Honeywell HBS
Vijaya Ganugula

"Integrating DERs with Bulk Power System Operations & Markets"

Vijaya Ganugula
Manager, Demand Response Operations, NYISO

3:05 - 4:20 pm RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT and STANDARDS

Speakers:
David Wollman

"Grid 3.0: Multi-Organizational Collaboration Identifying Future Directions in Smart Grid Standards and R&D"

David Wollman
Deputy Director, Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office, NIST
Tim Avampato

"Grid Modernization Innovation"

Tim Avampato
Technology Program Business Development Manager, Eaton Corporation
Brian Patterson

"The Role of Power Producing Buildings in the 21st Century Energy Network."

Brian T. Patterson
President, EMerge Alliance

4:20 - 7:00 pm Cocktails and networking

7:00 pm

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