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Sunday  |  September 22, 2013

8:30-9:00 Breakfast Session
9:00-12:00 Short Course 1 - Smart Grid Implementations and Lessons Learned

Lead Instructor: Ernst Camm, S&C Electric Company

9:00-12:00 Short Course 2 - Cyber-Physical Security for Smart-Grid: Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations

Lead Instructor: Saman Zonouz, University of Miami

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-4:00 Short Course 3 - Smart Grid Roadmap Creation

Lead Instructor: Doug Houseman, EnerNex

1:00-4:00 Short Course 4 - Distribution Automation -- System Modeling and Advanced Applications

Lead Instructor: Jiyuan Fan, GE Digital Energy

Monday  |  September 23, 2013

8:00-8:30 Breakfast Session

Keynote Session: An Energy Tsunami: What Can Islands Teach Us On What’s Coming if We Don’t Change?

Chair: Gerry M. Stokes, Associate Laboratory Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Introduction: Michael Garvin, Director, Caribbean Renewable Energy Consortium
Speaker: Steve Johanns, CEO, Veriown Energy


Plenary Session: Smart Grid Innovations in Illinois

Chair: Joshua Milberg, Vice President, Willdan Energy Solutions

Mary Heger, Chief Information Officer & Vice President, Information Technology, Ameren
Jason Blumberg, CEO & Managing Director, Energy Foundry
Bob Greenlee, Legal Counsel, Illinois Science and Technology Coalition
Wanda Reder, Vice President, Power System Services, S&C Electric
Karen Weigert, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chica

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

Panel Session: Solar Energy Deployment

Chair: Mark Handy, President and CEO, Kenjiva Energy Systems

Sharon Feigon, CEO, I-GO Car Sharing
Jeremy Jones, Chief Technology Officer, SoCore
Jeff Smith, Principal, Energy and Utilities, West Monroe Partners
Bradley Klein, Senior Attorney, Environmental Law & Policy Center
Harry Ohde, Assistant Director, IBEW-NECA Technical Institute 


Panel Session: Driving Demand Response in Commercial Buildings

Chair: Heather Langford, Director, LEED, U.S. Green Building Council

Sila Kiliccote, Acting Leader, Grid Integration Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
James Fine, Senior Economist, Environmental Defense Fund
Michel Kamel, CEO, MelRok
Scot Duncan, CEO, Enerliance


Panel Session: Impact of EV Charging on Energy and Transportation Systems

Chair: Kuilin Zhang, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technological University

On Distributed Charging Control of EVs at Residence with Power Network Constraints  
Wann-Jiun Ma and Vijay Gupta, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
Ufuk Topcu, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

A Corridor-Centric Approach to Planning Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
Yu (Marco) Nie and Mehrnaz Ghamami, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University

A Framework for Investing the Impact of EV Charging on Distribution Systems with the Integrated Modeling and Simulation of Transportation Network
Wencong Su, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Modeling PEV Charging Behavior in an Integrated Activity-Based Demand and Dynamic Network Modeling Framework
Kuilin Zhang, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technological University

12:30-1:30 Lunch Break

Plenary Session: Virgin Islands Solar PV Initiative

Chair: Phil Fisher, President, New Generation Power, U.S. Virgin Islands

Senator Craig W. Barshinger, 30th Legislature, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Chairman, Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection
Heru Oforii-Atta, Special Advisor, Caribbean Green Technology Center, University of the Virgin Islands
Courtney Mayes, Energy Manager, University of the Virgin Islands
Michael Garvin, Director, Caribbean Renewable Energy Consortium

3:00-3:15 Coffee Break

Panel Session: Smart Grid Communications

Chair: Jim McClanahan, Senior Principal of Energy & Utilities Practice, West Monroe Partners

Deb Burton, Director, Utility, Verizon
Tony Burge, Manager, Midwest Utilities Team, Siemens
Craig Newman, VP, Sales, Airspan Networks
Dan Frein, Senior Consultant, West Monroe Partners
Tim Valin, Manager,  West Monroe Partners


Panel Session: Will Smart Grid Create New Jobs? 

Chair: Marcia Lochmann, Director, College Partnerships, Illinois Green Economy Network

Michael Abba,  Director, Smart Grid Integration & System Improvement, Ameren Illinois
Kathleen Thigpen, Senior Training Specialist, Smart Grid Project Management Office, ComEd
Christopher Reese, Professor of Physics, Lewis and Clark Community College
Jeff Oder, Director, Sustainability, Lake Land Community College


Paper Session: Demand Response and Energy Management

Chair: Michael I. Henderson, Director of Regional Planning & Coordination, ISO New England

Demand shaping through load shedding and shifting using day-ahead and real-time prices
Rodrigo Carrasco, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Ioannis Akrotirianakis and Amit Chakraborty, Siemens Corporation, Princeton, NJ, USA

Multistage Stochastic Optimal Operation of Energy-Efficiency Building with CHP System
Ping Liu and Yong Fu, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA

Evolving Integration of Demand Response
Jeremy Laundergan, Director, Utility Services Consulting, EnerNex, Knoxville, Tennessee USA

Modeling and Stability Analysis of Multi-Energy Complementary Small Power System
Chen Shuyong, China Electric Power Research Institute, Beijing, China and Ji Xiaodong, Northeast Dianli University, Jilin, China

5:15-6:30 Networking Reception

Tuesday  |  September 24, 2013

8:00-8:30 Breakfast Session

Keynote Session: Microgrid Evolution in Distribution Service Restoration After a Blackout

Chair: Jianhui Wang, Argonne National Laboratory

Speaker: Steve Pullins, President, Horizon Energy Group


Plenary Session: Microgrids for Enhancing the Grid Resiliency

Chair: Shay Bahramirad, System Integration Engineer, S&C Electric

Math Bollen, R&D Manager of STRI, and Professor, University of Luleo Sweden
Mark McGranaghan, Vice President, Power Delivery and Utilization, EPRI
Anuradha Annaswamy, Senior Research Scientist, MIT
Steve Pullins, President, Horizon Energy Group
Thomas Basso, Field Lead, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

Panel Session: Wind Energy from the Windy City

Chair: Harry L. Holtz III, founder/chair, Chicagoland Wind Council

Joseph Reisinger, Vice President-Product Management, Broadwind Energy
Nicolai Schousboe, Jeff Smith, Nate Kipnis, Jonathan Nieuwsma, Citizens’ Greener Evanston
Dan McDevitt, President & CEO, Nordex
Steve Spethmann, Supply Chain Director, Suzlon Wind Energy Corporation


Panel Session: Grid Modernization for Power System Enhancement

Chair: Dan Gabel, Manager, Smart Grid and Technology, ComEd

Michelle Blaise, VP Engineering and Project Management, ComEd
Mike McMahan, VP AMI Implementation, ComEd
Carol Bartucci, Director IT, Smart Grid Initiatives, ComEd


Panel Session: Clean Energy Manufacturing

Chair: Lin Li, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

Just-For-Peak: Buffer Inventory For Peak Electricity Demand Reduction of Manufacturing Systems
Lin Li, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

Manufacturing Scheduling for Electricity Cost and Peak Demand Reduction in a Smart Grid Scenario
Fu Zhao, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

Cost Benefit Analysis of Solar and Wind Local Power Generations for Greenhouse Gas Emission Mitigation
Chris Yuan, Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Smart Grid Vision for Computing
Dan McCaugherty, President and CEO, Athena Sciences Corporation

12:30-1:30 Lunch Break

Plenary Session: Electricity Market and Regulations

Chair: Luciano De Castro, Northwestern University 

Jeff Orcutt, Policy Advisor, Illinois Commerce Commission
Evelyn Robinson, Manager, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, PJM Interconnectionon
Joseph Paladino, Senior Advisor, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, US Department of Energy  
Paul Alvarez, President, Wired Group

3:00-3:15 Coffee Break

Panel Session: Aging Infrastructure and Asset Management

Chair: Amin Khodaei, University of Denver

Ernst Camm, Manager, Consulting and Analytical Studies, S&C 
Daniel Lindenmeyer, Senior Business Development Manager, Infineon Technologies
Kenneth Elkinson,  Apparatus Analytics Engineer, Doble
Peter Tyschenko, Manager, Distribution Standards and Technical Support, ComEd
Dan Brotzman, Manager, Reliability Programs, ComEd


Panel Session: Smart Grid Consumer Education and Workforce Training

Chair: Deborah J. Buterbaugh, Energy Project Specialist, US Department of Energy

Jo Winger de Rondon, Vice President, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Victoria Busch, AMI Strategic Communications Executive, Ameren
Clare Butterfield, Director, Energy Efficiency Grants Program, Illinois Science & Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF)
David Kolata, Executive Director, Illinois Citizens Utility Board (CUB)
Kathleen Thigpen, Senior Training Specialist, Exelon


Paper Session: Microgrids

Chair: Doug Houseman, Vice President, Innovation and Technology, EnerNex

Microgrid as a Platform: A Holitic Approach to Campus Energy Solution Design
Stephen F. Schneider, Vice President & Chief Solutions Architect, SAIC

An Examination of Microgrids as a Form of Energy Generation Decentralization
Paul Rodriguez and Ryan Franks, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Still Plenty of Room at the Bottom: Development of a Mesh Microgrid Network and Microclimate for Nalanda University
Jeffrey Boyer and Sachin Anand, dbHMS

Dichotomous Markov Noise Technique to Model Wind Power Uncertainty in Microgrid Operation
A. Kargarian, S. Yarahmadian, M. Sepehrifar, and Y. Fu, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University

Local False Data Injection Attacks Against Power Grid
Xuan Liu and Zuyi Li, ECE Department, Illinois Institute of Technology

5:15-6:30 Networking Reception

Wednesday |  September 25, 2013

8:00-8:30 Breakfast Session

Keynote Session:  Building Resilience into the Smart Grid

Chair: Peter Sauer, Grainger Chair in Electrical Engineering

Speaker: William H. Sanders
Interim Department Head, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director, Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois


Plenary Session: Increasing Adoption: Intelligent And Trustworthy Smart Grid

Chair: Tim Yardley, Assistant Director - Information Trust Institute, University of Illinois

Ralph Muehleisen, Principal Building Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory
Jim Eber, Manager, DR and DP, ComEd
Brian Deal, Director SEDAC , University of Illinois
Tom Glennon, Director, Engineering, Honeywell Building Solutions

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

Panel Session:  Big Data in Smart Grids

Chair: Spencer Zirkelbach, S&C Electric

Mel Gehrs, Data Scientist, Silver Spring Netwroks
Dan Rosanova, Senior Architect, West Monroe Partners
Jessica Bian, Director, Performance Analysis,  NERC
Paul Myrda, Technical Executive, Electric Power Research Institute


Panel Session: Advanced Electric Vehicle Technology

Chair: Wencong Su, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Power Electronics with Electrified Automobile Systems
Kevin Bai, Kettering University

Unplugging the Electric Car
Chris Mi, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Impacts of EV's on Distribution Reliability and Mitigation Techniques
Visvakumar Aravinthan, Wichita State University

Model Predictive Control-based Power Dispatch for Distribution Systems Considering Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging Uncertainty
Wencong Su, University of Michigan-Dearborn


Paper Session: Power System Operation and Control

Chair: Mohammad Khodayar,  Southern Methodist University

Enabling Efficient, Responsive and Resilient Buildings: A collaboration between the United States and India
Chandrayee Basu and Girish Ghatikar, Grid Integration Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Prateek Bansal, Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Unit Commitment with Variable Wind Generation: A Game Theoretical Approach
Wei Wei, Shengwei Mei, and Feng Liu, Department of Electrical Engineering and Applied Electronic Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

A New Probabilistic Production Simulation Method of Renewable Energy Generator Farm integrated with ESS
Jinhwan Jang, Jintaek Lim, Sunghun Lee, Yeonchan Lee, and Jaeseok Choi, Department of Electrical Engineering, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea

Development of Real Time Radar Visual Style Information System of Power System Integrated Health Index
Jintaek Lim, Jinhwan Jang, Jaeseok Choi, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea
Hongseok Choi, Korea Power Exchange, Seoul, South Korea
Mahmud Fotuhi-Firuzabad, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Post-Hurricane Transmission Network Outage Management
Ali Arab, University of Houston, Houston
Amin Khodaei, University of Denver
Suresh K. Khator, University of Houston
Kevin Ding, CenterPoint Energy
Zhu Han, University of Houston

Robust Look‐ahead Economic Dispatch In Real‐Time Market
Hongxing Ye and Zuyi Li, Illinois Institute of Technology


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