Tuesday, Feb. 26

8:00am -8:30am

Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 9:00am

Keynote Address: Duke Energy’s Grid Modernization Journey – Where we’ve been and where we’re going

Mark Wyatt
Vice President of Smart Grid & Energy Systems, Duke Energy 


9:00am – 10:00am

Plenary Session: Sharing Experience Internationally

Chair: Prof. Saifur Rahman,
Director, Advanced Research Institute 
Virginia Tech

Nelson Kagan, University of Sao Paulo – Brazil
Prof. Ryuichi Yokoyama, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Tang Yi, Southeast University, China
Lina Bertling Tjernberg, Chalmers University, Sweden

10:00am-10:30am Coffee Break

Panel Sessions

Paper Sessions

Smart Grid Deployment Project Success Stories

Learning from Smart Grid Demonstration Projects Technology Challenges  I  II

Smart Grid Experience in Latin America

Smart Grid and EMS Implementation in Japan

Smart Grid and the Cloud

Distribution system Analysis
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Smart Grid in Europe

Interoperability and Standards

Customer Driven Smart Grid Performance Metrics

DER and Storage System Stability 
2:30pm – 3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Smart Grid Technologies and Projects in China


Smart Grid Assessment Methodologies (DOE and JRC, US-EU Energy Council)


Automated Demand Response — Experiences and Next Steps

Electric Vehicle and Distribution  Distribution System 
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Evening Gala Dinner

After Dinner Talk by Alex McEachern, President of Power Standards Lab
Title: Smart Grids – Some Amusing and Interesting Worldwide Measurements