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Program  
(Tentative Program)
8:00 am Conference opens, registration and continental breakfast
8:15 am - 8:25 am Introduction to UCLA-SMERC
8:25 am - 9:00 am Keynote Speaker
9:00 am - 10:10 am Panel
Smart Energy Management via Consumer Choices, Storage and Microgrids

Session Chair

Speakers

  • Dr. Ram Rajagopal - Stanford University
    Tailoring Demand to Match Supply:
    How much flexibility there is in residential loads?
  • John Bryan - CODA Energy
  • Kurt Yeager - Galvin Electricity Initiative
10:10 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:00 am Keynote Speaker
  • Doug Kim - Southern California Edison (SCE)
    Southern California Edison Advanced Technology:
    Creating a Smarter, Safer, More Reliable Energy Future
11:00 am - 11:35 am Keynote Speaker
  • Randy Howard - Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP)
    Electricity Infrastructure Issues
11:35 am - 12:45 pm Panel
Advanced Smart Grid Technologies and Markets and Success Stories as relevant to Grid Operators

Session Chair

Speakers

  • Jim Parks - Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
    SMUD EV Innovator Pilot Program
  • Dr. Bernard C. Soriano - State of California - Department of Motor Vehicles

12:45 pm - 1:20 pm Lunch
1:20 pm - 1:40 pm Lunch Speaker
  • Dr. Rajit Gadh - UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC)
    Using bi-directional EV charging, distributed storage and smart loads as demand and grid control for distributed solar
1:40 pm - 3:15 pm Panel
Standards and Technologies for Demand Management/Regulation, Smart Buildings and Distribution Systems

Session Chair

Speakers

  • Plenary: Mary Ann Piette - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
    Automating demand response - past, present and future
  • Dr. Ratan Das - ABB
    Centralized Substation Protection and Control In a Smart Grid Environment
  • Dr. Hemanshu Pota - The University of New South Wales
    Smart Grids - Dynamics and Control
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Closing and Discussion about Future Research Topics