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Jul 2016


Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton Street,
Boston, Massachusetts,
Tel: (617) 236-2000

2016 IEEE PES General Meeting






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).

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Jul 18   

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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Marcy Reed

President, MA National Grid July 1988 – Present (27 years 9 months) various positions at New England Electric then National Grid - Accounting, Internal Audit, Systems Integration, Business Services, unregulated energy trading subsidiary, Merger Integration, Investor Relations, Corporate Affairs Auditor Coopers & Lybrand September 1986 – June 1988 (1 year 10 months) Languages Spanish Education Northeastern University Northeastern University Master's degree, Accounting 1985 – 1986 Dartmouth College Dartmouth College Bachelor's degree, Economics 1981 – 1985 Groups Women Worth Watching Network Women Worth Watching Network

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