9:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Registrations Opens - Exeter Foyer
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Exhibitor Setup Opens - Grand Ballroom B
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Workshop 1: Business Models & Financing for Microgrid Deployment - Georgian Room

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Microgrid Implementation Models Joe Sullivan, Concord Engineering

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Inverting the Microgrid Risk PropositionMichael Boswell, Concord Engineering

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm The Innovative Business Models Enabling Microgrids Across Global Markets – John Murray, Delta Energy & Environment 

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Seeking Bankability of Microgrids – Sudipta Lahiri, DNV GL

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee & Refreshment Break

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm So You Want To Be Your Own Utility? – Chilkoot Ward, University of Alaska Fairbanks

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Microgrids Bring Certainty to Healthcare – Steve Pullins & Brian Levite, Hitachi America  

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Case Study of an Automated Power Distribution System Serving a Medical Center Campus – Stephen Bowman, Wiley Wilson

Workshop 2: Smart Cities Powered by Smart Grids - Arlington/Berkeley/Clarendon

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Getting To “Microgrid–Ready”
What does it take to put together a well-performing Microgrid?

  • PEER as a tool to understand performance.
  • How to perform a viable Gap Analysis (PEER Gap Analysis)
  • Cases in Best Practice, with emphasis on Northeastern US.

Session Moderator: Dahlia Kelada, S&C Electric

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee & Refreshment Break

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Amtrak NYC and Transit Oriented Microgrids – Tom Bucher, Booz Allen Hamilton

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Political, Financial and Technical Considerations of a Municipal Multi-User Microgrid – Douglas Nordham, Arup North America

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Microgrid – Market Implementation Strategy- John Driscoll, Icetec

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Welcome Reception with Business Partner Exhibitors - Grand Ballroom B
This Agenda is Subject to Change

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Participate and hear from prominent microgrid owners/operators/developers, state regulators and government agencies, utility industry leaders and technology innovators on the rapid industry growth underway.

  • Hear about a new integrated grid modeling project to assess and value distributed energy resources
  • Discuss optimization strategies with current microgrid operators
  • Discover emerging distributed energy technologies and financial models
  • Help shape the microgrid industry policy agenda


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