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Tentative Program
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
7:45 AM
8:15 AM
Registration / Breakfast
8:15 AM
8:45 AM
Welcome: Introduction to UCLA's Smart Grid and EV programs : UCLA
8:45 AM
10:00 AM
Session 1: Research and Innovation Priorities for the State and Country  
Chair: Mike Coop, Founder, heyCoop, LLC

Scott Backhaus, Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
'Control of Electric Vehicle Charging Via One-Way Broadcast Communication'
Stanton Hadley, Researcher, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
'PHEVs and the Grid: Timing Makes All the Difference'
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Keynote Speech :  Commissioner Timothy Simon, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
Electric Vehicles: Regulatory Strategies
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Coffee Break
10:45 AM
12:15 PM
Session 2: Bringing together Automotive, Fleet and Grid perspectives  
Chair: Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA - WINMEC & Smart Grid Energy Research Center

Ali Morabbi, Manager, Power System Information Technology, LADWP
Peter Suterko, Manager, Fleet Services, LADWP
'LADWP Electric Transportation Program'
Doug Kim, Director, Advanced Technology, Southern California Edison
'Integrating Plug-in Electric Vehicles with a Smart Grid'
Phil Gow, Vice President, Battery Systems, CODA Automotive
'CODA Automotive Introduction'
12:15 PM
12:45 PM
Lunch Starts
12:45 PM
1:15 PM
Lunch Keynote :  Mike Gravely, Manager - Energy Systems Research Office, California Energy Commission
Grid Integration--How Providing Grid Services Can Improve the Cost Profile of Electric Vehicles
1:15 PM
1:45 PM
Lunch Speech :  Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA - WINMEC & Smart Grid Energy Research Center
UCLA Electric Vehicle Integration into the Grid
1:45 PM
3:15 PM
Session 3: EV Technologies and Smart Grid - Two moving targets and how they will influence each other  
Chair: Kat Shoa, Founder / Principal, Kat Shoa Consulting

Marcelo Dipaolo, Full Engineer, LADWP
Bruce Hamer, Principal Power Engineer, Burbank Water and Power
Feng Pan, TSM, Los Alamos National Laboratory
'Locating PHEV Exchange Stations in V2G'
Krishnan Gowri, Senior Research Engineer, Pacific Northwest National Lab.
'Vehicle to Grid Communication Standards and Technologies'
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Coffee Break
3:30 PM
5:00 PM
Session 4: Setting the standards for scalable and practical EV deployments at regional, statewide and national levels  
Chair: Jason Rodriguez, CEO and Director of Research, Zpryme Research & Consulting, LLC

Plenary: Luke Clemente, General Manager, Metering & Sensing Systems, GE Energy - Digital Energy
'Smart grid as an enabler for EV adoption'
Stephen Johnson, Sr Product Marketing Manager, Itron, Inc.
'Capturing the Opportunity of Electric Vehicles'
Andrew Martinez-Fonts, Product Manager, Silver Spring Networks
'Electric Vehicles on the Smart Grid'
Paul Heitmann, Utility Stakeholder Services, ECOtality
'Advancing Intelligence in the EV Charging Process'
5:15 PM
7:00 PM
Cocktail Networking: Joined by the guests from RFID hands on workshop
Locatiion: ENG IV building 2nd Floor Patio
7:00 PM
Conference Ends
Conference Program Subject to Change

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