Program

OVERVIEW OF AGENDA FOR EPEC 2020 CONFERENCE

MONDAY NOV 9th, 2020 – EPEC CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

The
08.00 – 08.50 MST
Keynote #1: Renewables and eMobility – Partners in Realizing the Energy Transition?
Speaker: Dr. Rik De Doncker, Professor and director at E.ON Energy Research Center, ISEA at RWTH Aachen University, Germany

08.55 – 09.35 MST
Keynote #2: Monitoring the grid in transition
Speaker: Dr. Ferdinanda Ponci, Professor at E.ON, Energy Research Center, RWTH Aachen University

09.40 – 10.15 MST
Keynote #3: The EU Approach to the Digitalization of the Energy System
Speaker: Prof. Antonello Monti, Director of the Institute for Automation of Complex Power System at RWTH Aachen University, Germany

10.25 – 12.25 MST
Industry Panel #2

12.25 -12.55 MST
Lunch Break

13.00 – 13.55 MST
Keynote #4: Grid Modernization: Technological Advancements Beyond Smart Grid
Speaker: John McDonald, Smart Grid Business Development Leader at GE

14.05 – 15.05 MST
Tutorial: 1547-2018 – IEEE Standard for Interconnection and Interoperability of Distributed Energy Resources with Associated Electric Power Systems Interfaces
Instructor: Dr. Babak Enayati, Technology Deployment Manager at National Grid, USA

15.30 – 16.25 MST
Keynote #5: Taking a Value Chain Approach to Energy Transformation
Speaker: Elizabeth Shirt, Managing Director at GLOBE Series

16.30 – 17.30 PM MST
Paper Sessions
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TUESDAY NOV 10th, 2020 – EPEC CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

The
8.00 – 9.00 AM MST
Keynote #6: Analytics-Driven Cyber-Physical Security for a Converged Smart Grid
Speaker: Prof. Deepa Kundur, Chair, The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at University of Toronto

9.00 – 10.00 MST
Paper Sessions

10.00 – 12.00 MST
Industry Panel # 1

12.00 – 12.30 MST
Lunch Break

12.30 – 13.30 MST
Keynote #7: Role of the Smart Grid in Facilitating the Integration of Renewables
Speaker: Prof. Saifur Rahman, Director, Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute, USA

13.30 – 15.30 MST
Paper Sessions

15.30 – 16.25 MST
Keynote #8: How Long can Lithium-ion batteries last for grid energy storage and vehicle to grid applications
Speaker: Dr. Jeff Dahn, Professor at Dalhousie University and NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research Chair

16.30 – 17.30 MST
Paper Sessions
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THURSDAY NOV 12th, 2020 – EPEC CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

The
8.00 – 9.30 AM MST
Industry Panel
# 3

9.35 – 12.00 MST
HAC Workshop

12.00 – 12.30 MST
Lunch Break

12.30 – 14.00 MST
Women in Engineering (WiE) Panel Session


14.05 – 16.00 MST
The Second Richard Marceau Energy Symposium

16.05 – 17.00 MST
Student Poster Competition

16.00 – 17.30 MST
Paper Sessions

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FRIDAY NOV 13th, 2020 – APIC SCHEDULE

The
APIC Forum (Private Event)