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Program  
Tentative Program
October 23, 2012
8:15 AM
8:30 AM
Registration / Breakfast
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Opening Talk : UCLA SMERC   
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Morning Keynote 1 :  Doug Kim, Director, Advanced Technology, Southern California Edison
 
9:30 AM
10:00 AM
Morning Keynote 2 :  Lee Krevat, Director - Smart Grid, San Diego Gas & Electric
Smart Grid Case Study
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Panel Discussion 1: Los Angeles Regional Demonstration Grant Panel Discussion  

Ali Morabbi, Manager, Power System Information Technology, LADWP
Dean Wiberg, Program Manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Donald Paul, Executive Director, USC Energy Institute William M. Keck Chair of Energy Resources
Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA - WINMEC & Smart Grid Energy Research Center
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Coffee Break
11:30 AM
12:00 PM
UCLA Smart Grid and Electric Vehicle Integration Program :  Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA - WINMEC & Smart Grid Energy Research Center
 
12:00 PM
12:30 PM
Lunch
12:30 PM
1:15 PM
Luncheon Keynote 1 :  Commissioner Timothy Simon, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
 
1:15 PM
2:00 PM
Luncheon Keynote 2 :  Jan Perry, Councilwoman, City of Los Angeles
Public Policy: An Important Factor in Shaping and Implementing Smart Grid Technology
2:00 PM
3:15 PM
Panel Discussion 2 - Federal, California State and Local Perspectives on Smart Grid  

Plenary: Matt Mikio Miyasato, Assistant Deputy Executive Officer, AQMD
Merwin Brown, Co-Director, California Institute for Energy and Environment
'The Real Reasons We must Have a Smart Grid'
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Coffee Break
3:30 PM
4:00 PM
Keynote Speech :  Jonathan Parfrey, Executive Director, Climate Resolve
Los Angeles is meeting the RPS challenge
4:00 PM
4:45 PM
Panel Discussion 3 - Smart Grid as a Global Technology - Opportunities and Challenges  

Steven Parker, Vice-President, Technology Research and Projects, EnergySec
'Cyber Risks: The Soft Underbelly of the Smart Grid'
Junwei Cao, Professor and Deputy Director, RIIT, Tsinghua University
'From Smart Grid to Energy Internet'
4:45 PM
5:30 PM
Closing Discussion, and test drive of Electric Vehicle - CODA   
5:30 PM
Conference Ends
Conference Program Subject to Change