Microgrids & DERS Summit West

  • February 26-27, 2019
  • San Diego, CA, United States

Summit Focus: Building a Resilent, Effecient & Sustainanable Energy Future

The 2019 Summit is a senior level educational forum. It will focus on the technical capabilities and innovations that are allowing for advanced microgrid projects and increased penetration of renewables and DERS into the grid.

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Equally, the Summit will also serve as a conduit for developing the strategic business models and use cases while discussing the current regulatory and market landscape.

2019 Summit Key Focus Areas to Include:

Technical Topics

  • Cyber resilience strategies and capabilities
  • Microgrid controllers: intelligent software for load prediction, management and enabling optimal cooperation among DERS
  • Advanced data analytics for optimizing DR, energy efficiency, and DER management
  • Capabilities needed from a distributed energy resource management system (DERMS)
  • Energy storage advancements
  • Real time remote monitoring advancements and machine learning capabilities
  • Cloud computing, remote connectivity, and visibility of the edge

Business Models and Regulatory Affairs

  • Emerging U.S. military strategies and use cases for enhancing energy security and resiliency through increased use of microgrids and DERs on installations
  • Evolving business models and strategies of leading utilities for integrating microgrids and DERS into the Grid
  • The Regulatory landscape towards microgrids and DERS integration into the Grid
  • Use cases for implementing a blockchain, and emerging strategies towards transactive energy methodologies
  • Energy Storage Business Models

Why Should you Attend the Summit?

  • RSC professional forums offer you the rare opportunity to truly partake in senior level, off the record, in depth dialogue and discussions towards the topics at hand.
  • We bring together a diverse group of leaders, innovators, implementers and end-users to engage in two days of detailed, moderated plenary and panel discussions that are driven by actionable take aways for all in attendance.
  • Seating is limited! Our forum invokes the feel of a 'Town Hall' format (round table seating), where you are offered the ability to help shape the topics at hand by offering your perspective, ideas and questions during the sessions.
  • Ample networking time is built in to both days to allow for you to meet and engage all in attendance in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Join us and walk away with knowledge gained, and collaborations established as leaders in the community come together to build out the near future of microgrids and DERS.

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Several 2019 Summit Speakers Include

  • Maj Gen Bradley D. Spacy, USAF, Commander, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center
  • Mr. Mark Kneidinger, SES, Deputy Director of National Risk Management Center, DHS
  • COL John Hurley, USA, Commander, U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville
  • LtCol Tony Mitchell, USMC, Regional Facilities Officer, Marine Corps Installations West
  • Dr. Thomas Bialek, Chief Engineer, SDG&E
  • Mr. Andy Butcher, COO, Platte River Power Authority
  • Mr. Jacob Tetlow*, Vice President, Transmission and Distribution Operations, Arizona Public Service Company
  • Mr. Louis Ting, Director of Power Planning Development & Engineering, LADWP
  • Mr. Jonathan Adelman, Vice President, Strategic Resources and Business Planning, Xcel Energy
  • Mr. Walker Wright, Vice President, Public Policy, ENGIE Storage
  • Mr. Tobias Whitney, Technical Executive, EPRI
  • Dr. Keith Casey, Vice President, Market and Infrastructure Development, CAISO
  • Mr. Elijah Abinah, Director, Utilities, Arizona Corporation Commission
  • Mr. Simon Baker, Deputy Director, Energy Division, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Mr. Drew Bohan, Executive Director, California Energy Commission
  • Mr. Branden Sudduth, Vice President of Reliability Planning and Performance Analysis,Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)

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Source: ASDEvents
Date: Jan 25, 2019