IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability April 23-25, 2020


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    April 23 @ 8:00 am - April 25 @ 1:00 pm

Sustainability Forum

Sustainability Forum

Addressing technical solutions to critical challenges

Date: April 23, 2020, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The Sustainability Forum is a unique conference track at SusTech that focuses on the aspirations and goals of industry practitioners and technical professionals.  This one-day event features a unique blend of experts in leadership, institutions, and technology

Each session is designed for innovators, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs who face the challenges of excelling in a dynamic and constantly changing technical world of sustainability.

Forum included with Full conference registration. Separate registration available.


Preliminary: Panels and Speakers

Download Sustainability Flyer (PDF)


Challenges of the Connected Vehicle Revolution

Kay Das, Senior Technology Researcher

Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Grid Modernization

Dong Tan, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Panel: The New Norm? Drought and Water Supply Resiliency for California

Diane Gatza and Russ Lefevre, panel organizers

Small Modular Reactors and Microgrids for Military Use

Marty Waldman, Director of Business Development, Space Information Laboratories

Panel on Challenges for Sustainability programs at SoCal Universities
The Reality of Our Changing Climate and How it Affects Our Planet and Wildlife

Allen Monroe, CEO of the Living Desert

Orbit Options for Near-Term Space Solar Power

Seth Potter


Other featured speakers and panel members include:

Terry Jenkins, Hilton Charlie Jackson, Northrop Grumman
Vasilios Manousiouthakis, UCLA Cassie Rauser (UCLA)
SK Ramesh (CSUN)


Separate Registration: See; select Sustainability Forum Only option

Registration Fee: $100 IEEE Members;       $75 Students;       $150 Non-IEEE Members