Energypath Agenda

Agenda

Grid Integration is an increasingly critical issue as the demand for electricity rises along with the growing need for reliable and diverse sources of electricity. Although progress has been made to improve grid stability and resiliency, more needs to be done to integrate renewables, batteries, and vehicles into the electric grid. This conference will evaluate the challenges of grid integration and discuss viable solutions.

*Courses are approved with AEE for 0.5 professional development hours (pdh)

 

PRE-CONFERENCE ENERGY CAMP

Sunday, July 22, 4:00-6:00pm – Check-in for scholarship housing

Monday, July 23 – 9:00am – 4:00pm – Optional Energy Camp

Tuesday, July 24 – 9:00am-4:00pm – Optional Energy Camp

Wednesday, July 25 – 9:00am-4:00pm – Optional Energy Camp

Thursday, July 26 – See Conference details below

Friday, July 27 – Check-out for scholarship housing

 

ENERGYPATH CONFERENCE

Wednesday, July 25

TBA – Exhibitor Set-Up

Thursday, July 26 

7:00am-9:00am – Exhibitor Set-Up

8:00am-9:00am – Registration

9:00am-9:30am – Opening Speaker: Dr. Rudy Shankar, Energy Systems Engineering Institute at Lehigh University – “Integration 
                                       Considerations for the 21st Century Grid: Challenges and Opportunities”

10:00am-10:45am – Breakout Sessions

     ·  Track A: Joanne Ivancic, Advanced Biofuels – “Advanced Biofuels: Transportation, Cooking and Energy Storage”

     ·  Track B: Manaf Farhan, EMG International – “Connecting Anaerobic Digestion to the Grid”

     ·  Track C: Rebecca Wingenroth, Electric Power Research Institute – “Distributed Energy Resources”

10:00am-12:00pm – Science Fair project set-up

11:00am-11:45am – Breakout Tracks

     ·  Track A: Steven Strong, Solar Design Associates – “Solar and Storage: The Next Frontier” 

     ·  Track B: Dennis Rowan, Rowan Energy Integration – “Maximizing the Value of Electric Vehicles and Chargers as Grid 
                           Distributed Energy Resources”

     ·  Track C: Matt Tripoli, ET Capital – “US Power Markets and Solar Power”

12:00pm-12:30pm – Lunch

12:30pm-1:30pm – Lunch Speaker: Kenneth Schuyler, PJM Environmental Information Services – “Integration of Renewables to 
                                        the PJM Grid”

2:00pm-2:45pm – Breakout Sessions

     ·  Track A: Edward McGraw, Andrew Schuster and Shannon Kaplan, Ashley McGraw Architects – “Combining Technology, 
                          Beauty and Meaning in the New SEF Net Zero Energy Office Building: Part 1″ 

     ·  Track B: Skyler Marzewski, Monitoring Analytics – “The Economics of Demand Response”

     ·  Track C: Rob Altenburg, Penn Future – “Finding PA’s Solar Future”

2:00pm-5:00pm – Science Fair Judging

3:00pm-3:45pm – Breakout Tracks

     ·  Track A: Edward McGraw, Andrew Schuster and Shannon Kaplan, Ashley McGraw Architects – “Combining Technology, 
                          Beauty and Meaning in the New
SEF Net Zero Energy Office Building: Part 2″

     ·  Track B: Smart Solar Inverter Technologies

     ·  Track C: Megan Toomey, PPL – “ENERGISE: Enabling Extreme Real-Time Grid Integration of Solar Energy”

4:00pm-4:45pm – Breakout Tracks

     ·  Track A: Larry Eighmy, Stone House Group and Nick DeSalvo, LVAIC – “Developing an Energy Strategy for Sustainability to 
                           meet Climate Action Planning Goals”

     ·  Track B: Dmitry Liapitch – “Micro-Grid Energy Distribution” 

     ·  Track C: Tanay Uyar, Marmara University – “Community Power-based Transition of Cities to 100% Renewable Energy”


5:00pm – Expo

6:00pm – Dinner, Keynote, and Science Fair Awards


      ·   Keynote Speaker: TBA

 *Courses are approved with AEE for 0.5 professional development hours (pdh)



Register for Energypath

Register today for Energypath 2018 and secure your spot through our online registration system.

Conference registration is $125 and includes your choice of sessions, lunch on Thursday and access to the exhibition area.