The IEEE PES GM 2016 organizing committee and the student activities subcommittee of IEEE PES Power and Energy Education Committee are happy to announce that there will be a Student Poster Contest at the IEEE PES GM Conference 2016 in Boston, MA from July 17-21, 2016. The poster session is scheduled on Tuesday July 19, 2016 from 7:30 AM-9:30 AM along with attendee breakfast. In addition, the student program will include a Collegiate/Industry/Faculty Luncheon on Wednesday July 20, 2016 from 11:030 AM-1:30 PM followed by a job fair. The deadline for poster abstract submission is March 15th, 2016 (5 P.M. USA Eastern Standard Time).
9 A.M. - 11 A.M.
Session moderator: Babak Enayati, National Grid
2016 IEEE PES General Meeting Local Organizing Committee Chair
Marcy Reed, President National Grid, MA Jurisdiction
Topic: What does Grid Modernization mean to National Grid? Challenges and opportunities? Current programs?
Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Topic: The role that FERC plays in Grid Modernization. Challenges and opportunities from the Federal Government perspective?
Juan de Bedout, Chief Technology Officer, GE Energy Management
Topic: GE initiatives in Energy Management and Grid Modernization in response to changing industry environment. What are the Grid Modernization challenges and opportunities from a vendor perspective?
David Geier, Vice President, Electric Transmission & System Engineering, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
Topic: What does Grid Modernization mean to SDG&E? Challenges and opportunities? Current programs?
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