Wednesday, Feb. 27

8:00am -8:30am

Continental Breakfast


8:30am – 9:00am

Keynote Address: Industrial Innovation and the Smart Grid

Danielle Merfeld, PhD
Technology Director, Electrical Technologies & Systems, GE Global Research


9:00am – 10:00am Plenary Session:  Overcoming Regulatory Barriers to Innovation

Chair: Paul Centolella,
Vice President 
Analysis Group

Ann Berwick, Chair, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities
Commissioner Kelly Speakes-Backman, Maryland Public Service Commission
David Mohler, Chief Technology Officer, Duke Energy (invited)
Nick Sinai, Senior Advisor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (invited)


IEEE PES Smart Grid Roadmap

Erich Gunther, CTO EnerNex Corp. 

10:10am-10:30am Coffee Break

Panel Sessions

Paper Sessions

Smart Grid Deployment Project Success Stories

Learning from Smart Grid Demonstration Projects

Technology Challenges

 I  II

State wide approach to Smart Grid and Broadband

Workforce of the Future

Securing the Grid

Wide Area Electric Vehicles
1:00pm – 2:30pm

AMI and Customer Education

End-to-End Price Signals from Gas to Bulk Power and Retail Electricity Markets

Advances in V2G and Wireless Charging

PMU Microgrid
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Coffee Break
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Increasing Network Visibility: Synchrophasor Deployments

US Federal Smart Grid Initiatives

Hot Topics for the Future  

Communications Demand Side