See below for the latest conference agenda – which may be subject to change.  Note that workshops must be registered for individually in addition to the base conference registration.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 – Workshop

Time Description Location
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Residential Battery Storage: The Cornerstone of the Nanogrid and Distributed Power Systems Pavilion 1

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 – Conference Day 1

Time Description Location
7:00 AM Registration Opens Ballroom Foyer
7:30 AM Breakfast Salon 3
8:30 AM Welcome Salon 2
8:45 AM Keynote Address – Optimizing Value through Next Generation Green
Laura Lesniewski & Josh Boehm, BNIM
Salon 2
9:45 AM Exhibit Break Salon 3
10:30 AM Panel Discussion – Green Technology Today
Moderator: Meghan Calabro
Panelists: Abigail Campbell, Daniel Eglian, Peter Lilienthal, Dennis Murphey,
Salon 2
12:00 PM Lunch – Brinks Gilson & Lione – The Evolving Intellectual Property Landscape for Green Technology Relative to Energy Generation, Storage, & Distribution Rooftop Ballroom
1:15 PM Track 1 (Pavilion 1) Track 2 (Pavilion 6) Track 3 (Pavilion 7)
Optimum Packet Service and Arrival Rates in Advanced Metering Infrastructure Architecture of Smart Grid Transformerless Bidirectional Inverter for Residential Battery Storage Systems The Effect of Underground Cable Diameter on Soil Drying, Soil Thermal Resistivity and Thermal Stability
An Overview of Wind Energy Technology and Control High Step-Up/Down Ratio Isolated Modular Multilevel DC-DC Converter for Battery Energy Storage Systems on Microgrids Energy Generation Using Water Resources: Greening the Environment
Integration of Sustainable Manufacturing Systems into Smart Grids with High Penetration of Renewable Energy Resources Design of Current Control Loop for Grid Connected Inverters Operating Under Nonideal Grid Conditions Atmospheric Water Generation: A Path to Net-Zero
2:45 PM Description Location
Break Salon 3
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Track 1 (Pavilion 1) Track 2 (Pavilion 6) Track 3 (Pavilion 7)
Optimizing the Number of Collectors in Machine-to-Machine Advanced Metering Infrastructure Architecture for Internet of Things-based Smart Grid Understanding Campus Energy Consumption – People, Buildings and Technology Thermal-electrical Management System for Stationary Outdoor Lithium-ion Energy Storage
Operation and Maintenance Cost Optimization in the Grid Connected mode of Microgrid Design of a Noise and Wildlife Optimized Residential Roof-top Horizontal Wind-Turbine with PV Integration Impact of Wind Generation on Dynamic Voltage Stability and Influence of the Point of Interconnection
A Location based Key Management System for Advance Metering Infrastructure of Smart Grid Systems Engineering Of Hybrid Renewable Electric Power

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 – Workshop

Time Description Location
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM Introduction to the USGBC PEER System Salon 2

Friday, April 8th, 2016 – Conference Day 2

Time Description Location
7:00 AM Registration Opens Ballroom Foyer
7:30 AM Breakfast Salon 3
8:30 AM Keynote Speaker – Utility of the Future – John Kelly, GBCI, PEER Salon 2
9:30 AM Panel Discussion – The Future of Green Technology
Moderator: Lucas McIntosh
Panelists: Jason Bridges, Tyson Brown, Mike Grunow, John Kelly
Salon 2
11:00 AM Exhibit Break Salon 3
12:00 PM Lunch – IEEE Kansas City Section – Kansas City and the IEEE Smart Cities Initiative Rooftop Ballroom
1:00 PM Keynote Speaker – An Industry in Transition – Wanda Reder, S&C Electric Company Salon 2
2:00 PM Track 1 (Pavilion 1) Track 2 (Pavilion 6) Track 3 (Pavilion 7)
Comparative Study of Reduced Order Model for Two and Three Area Interconnected Wind Turbines Two Stage Methodology for Optimal Siting and Sizing of Distributed Generation in Medium Voltage Network Utilization of Low Cost, Sky-Imaging Technology for Irradiance Forecasting of Distributed Solar Generation
“Sustainable Conservation House” – An Innovative Approach to Education in Green Energy and Conservation Air conditioning (A/C) Startup Simulator for Evaluating Nanogrid Operation Analyzing the Impact of Solar Power on Thermal Generator Ramping
Battery Connected DFIG Wind System Analysis for Strong/Weak Grid Scenarios Coordinating Green Clouds as Data-Intensive Computing A Probabilistic Approach for Transient Stability Analysis of Power Systems with Solar Photovoltaic Energy Sources
Reliability Optimization Using Fault Tree Analysis in the Grid Connected Mode of Microgrid
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Description Location
Closing Remarks Salon 2

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