Clean Technology 2009
infrastructure

Grid Technologies & Management

grid pictures

Symposium Chairs

Wade Adams Wade Adams
Director of the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology
Rice University
Emil Peña Emil Peña
Executive Director of the Energy and Environmental Systems Institute
Rice Univerity

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Peter Hartley Peter Hartley
Professor
Rice University
Allan J. Jacobson Allan J. Jacobson
Director, Texas Center for Superconductivity
Robert A. Welch Professor of Science, University of Houston
Brett A. Perlman Brett A. Perlman
President
Vector Advisors
Robert Hebner Robert Hebner
Director, Center for Electromechanics
University of Texas at Austin
Milton L. Holloway Milton L. Holloway
President & COO, Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technologies (CCET) in Austin

Synopsis

Welcome to the CTSI Special Symposium on Energy Transmission and Storage. This program focus on the state-of-art in most all grid technologies, including smart grid innovations, intelligent metering energy transmission and storage. We welcome your submission into the following non-exclusive list of topics and we look forward to your participation.

*If interested in organizing a specific business panel or symposium, please contact Regina Ramazzini .

Topics & Application Areas

  • Transmission Technology
  • Smart Grid Advancements
  • Distributed Generation
  • Renewable Integration
  • Frequency Regulation Technologies
  • Sensing & Monitoring Devices
  • Quality & Reliability
  • Superconductors
  • Grid Components: Inverters to Insulators
  • FACTS and HVDC
  • Transmission & Distribution Planning & Management
  • Other

Symposium Sessions

 

Monday May 4

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
1:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to Business
 

Tuesday May 5

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
1:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to Business
3:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to Business
4:00 POSTERS
 

Wednesday May 6

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of Energy
1:30 POSTERS
3:00 Smart Grid: Lockheed Martin Symposium
 

Thursday May 7

 

Symposium Program

 

Monday May 4

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI and Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:00 The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
D. Arvizu - Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
8:30 Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration
T. Kalil, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House, US
9:00 Innovation for a Secure Future
R. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:30 The Next Big Thing is Really Small
R.J. Kumpf - CAO, Bayer Material Science, US (bio)
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1:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to BusinessRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Wade Adams, Rice University, US and Sivaram Arepalli, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
1:30 Building the Smart Grid
A. Carvallo, Austin Energy, US
1:50 Demand Response: A “Green” Approach to Addressing Capacity-Transmission Constraints While Empowering Customers
F. Hoss, Capgemini, US
2:10 Innovative Technologies in Demand Response: Delivering Increased Value for Utilities, Grid Operators, and Electricity Consumers
G. Dixon, S. Harper, D. Clement, EnerNOC Inc, US
2:30 Business Case Development for Smart Power Programs
A.J. Roehr, Capgemini, US
2:50 Accelerating Change in the Power Grid Infrastructure
S. Toteda, Dust Networks, Inc., US
 

Tuesday May 5

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Jeff Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative Member/Millennium Water Alliance, US
8:00 Welcome TechConnect World to Houston
J. Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, US
8:15 Can Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
P. Dickerson, HaynesBoone, former COO Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE, US (bio)
8:45 Welcome to Houston
B. White, City of Houston, Mayor, US (bio)
9:00 Flying into the Future: Continental’s Commitment to the Environment
L. Kellner, Continental Airlines, CEO, US (bio)
9:30 RUSNANO: Driving the Nanotech Industry Growth
A. Chubais, RUSNANO, CEO, RU (bio)
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1:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to BusinessRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Wade Adams, Rice University, US and Sivaram Arepalli, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
1:30 The Distributed Energy Grid - The Smalley Vision
W. Adams, Rice University, US (bio)
1:40 Smart Grid Introduction and Concept of and Path to TX Smart Grid
M. Holloway, CCET, US (bio)
2:00 Concept of and Path to Houston Smart Grid
B. Perlman, Vector Solutions, US (bio)
2:20 Electricity transmission grid upgrades: Some economic considerations
P. Hartley, James A. Baker Institute, Rice University, US (bio)
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3:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to BusinessRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Wade Adams, Rice University, US and Sivaram Arepalli, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
3:30 Storage Technologies for a Smart Grid
R. Hebner, University of Texas at Austin, US (bio)
3:50 High Temperature Superconductivity and the Smart Grid
A.J. Jacobson, University of Houston, US (bio)
4:10 Armchair Quantum Wire
W. Adams, Rice University, US
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4:00 POSTERSExpo Hall
 

Wednesday May 6

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:00 Energy in the 21st Century: Muir, Patton, and Gandhi
R. James Woolsey, VantagePoint Venture Partners, US (bio)
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8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of EnergyTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
- D. Beneby, Exelon, President, Exelon Power, US (bio)
- M. Kapner, Austin Energy, US (bio)
- C. Frasier, Shell, VP Americas, US (bio)
- M. Simmons, Simmons & Company, US (bio)
- J. Renaud, GE Ecomagination, US (bio)
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1:30 POSTERSExpo Hall
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3:00 Smart Grid: Lockheed Martin SymposiumRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Ken Van Meter, Lockheed Martin, US
3:00 Satcon Micro Grid Solutions
L. Casey, M. Levi, Satcon Technology Corporation, US
3:15 Telcordia Intelligent Network Modeling and Analysis for the Smart Grid
D. Famolari, G. Kiss, S. Leanheart, R. White, Telcordia Technologies Inc, US
3:30 Integrating Energy Efficiency and Demand Response
T. Ait-Laoussine, EnerNOC, US
3:45 A Novel System for Smart Grid Monitoring and Management
A. Desai, H.P. Le, J. Singh, La Trobe University, AT
4:00 Vergent Energy: Energy Efficiency Platform
W.A. Maull, M. Steiner, Vergent Energy, US
4:15 Philips Applied Technologies - Innovation - Smart Grid Technologies
J. Downes, L. James, Philips Applied Technologies, US
4:30 Fast Demand Response
S. Uckun, D. Greene, H. Hindi, B. Preas, Palo Alto Research Center, US
4:45 Advanced SmartGrid Modeling and Simulation using High Performance Computing
S.D. Wix, P.V. Plunkett, Sandia National Laboratories, US
 
 
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