2014 Great Lakes Symposium on SMART GRID AND THE NEW ENERGY ECONOMY

Monday  |  September 22, 2014

8:00-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Short Course: Cybersecurity Technology and Applications

TUESDAY  |  September 23, 2014

8:00-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30-9:10 a.m. Opening remarks and Introduction to Smart Grid Initiatives: Terry Donnelly, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ComEd
Keynote Session: Dr. Carol Hawk, Manager, Cyber Security for Energy Delivery Systems, U.S. Department of Energy
9:15-10:45 a.m. Plenary Session: Resilient Power Grids
10:45-11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Panel Session: Smart Street Lighting Panel Session: The Human and Technology Elements in the Energy Equation
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30-3:30 p.m. Plenary Session: Center for Smart Grid Applications, Research, and Technology
3:30-3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
3:45-5:30 p.m. Panel Session: Renewable Energy Economics and Resilience Paper Session: Microgrid Design and Operation
5:30-6:30 p.m. Networking Reception

Wednesday  |  September 24, 2014

8:00-8:30 a.m. Breakfast: Women in Power - Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in Energy Industry
8:30-10:00 a.m. Panel Session (In conjunction with Breakfast): Women in Power - Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in Energy Industry
10:00-10:45 a.m. Keynote Session: Doug Scott, Chairman, Illinois Commerce Commission
10:45-11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Panel Session: Community Microgrid Implementation Panel Session: Smart Grid Workforce Development
12:30-1:30 p.m. Luncheon Speaker: The Honorable Don Harmon, Senator, 39th District, Illinois
1:30-3:30 p.m. Plenary Session: Public-Private Collaborations: municipal, academic, and industry perspectives
3:30-3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
3:45-5:30 p.m. Panel Session: Municipal Aggregation as a Channel for Smart Grid Deployment Paper Session: Resource Scheduling and Demand Response
5:30-6:30 p.m. Networking Reception

Thursday |  September 25, 2014

8:00-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30-9:10 a.m. Keynote Session: Fidel Marquez Jr., Senior Vice President, Legislative and External Affairs and Chief Governmental and Community Relations Officer, ComEd
9:15-10:45 a.m. Plenary Session: Overcoming Challenges - Demand Response & Peak Load Reduction
10:45-11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Panel Session: DG/Microgrid and Communications Paper Session: Smart Grid Implementation
12:30-1:30 p.m. Concluding Lunch

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