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by Nicholas Rinaldi
June 19, 2018

GTM Squared livestreamed two full days of panels and presentations on June 20-21 from San Francisco. Squared members get exclusive access to the broadcast and video on-demand afterward. See the agenda below and join today so you don't miss any insights!

For less than one night at a San Francisco hotel, you'll hear directly from the utilities, regulators and technology providers digitizing and decentralizing the grid.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 (all times PT)

8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m. GTM Research Presentation
  • Elta Kolo, Research Manager, Grid Edge, GTM Research
  • Colleen Metelitsa, Analyst, Grid Edge, GTM Research
  • Paulina Tarrant, Research Associate, GTM Research
  • Fei Wang, Senior Grid Edge Analyst, GTM Research
  • Moderator: Kristen Brown, Ph.D., Utility of the Future, ComEd
     
9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Keynote Interview: Innovation Strategies
  • Gil C. Quiniones, President & CEO, New York Power Authority
  • Moderator: Shayle Kann, Senior Vice President, Research & Strategy, Energy Impact Partners
     
10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Energy Investors: How They Invest in Energy Frontier Technology & Business Models
  • Rishi Bhakar, Vice President, Tenaska
  • Ugo Catry, Investment Manager, Total Energy Ventures
  • Bosco Lai, Senior Vice President, Commodities and Global Markets Group, Macquarie
  • Moderator: Eric Wesoff, Former Editor-in-Chief, Greentech Media
     
11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Proof of Concept: Strategies to Pilot Frontier Grid Edge Technologies
  • Hilary Flynn, Director, External Innovation, National Grid
  • Lee Krevat, Director of New Ventures, PXiSE Energy Solutions, LLC, Sempra Renewables
  • Lydia Krefta, Principal Product Manager for Emerging Technologies, Grid Innovation & Integration, PG&E
  • Moderator: David Groarke, Managing Director, Indigo Advisory Group
     
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Can Blockchain Change the Paradigm of How Energy Is Transacted at the Grid Edge?
  • Stina Brock, Senior Director of Global Utility & Grid Solutions, Sunverge Energy, Inc.
  • Stefan Jarnason, Co-Founder & CEO, Solar Analytics
  • Chris Moris, Advanced Product Team Lead, Sunrun
  • Moderator: Colleen Metelitsa, Analyst, Grid Edge, GTM Research
     
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. National Grid Case Study: 80x50 (NY) With a Focus on Transportation
  • Carlos Nouel, Vice President, New Energy Solutions, National Grid
  • Moderator: Fei Wang, Senior Grid Edge Analyst, GTM Research
     
1:40 p.m.-2:10 p.m. Building Smart Energy, Smart City and IOT Platforms and Products for the Future
  • Chris Brazell, Infrastructure Program Manager, Appalachian Regional Commission
  • Itai Dadon, Senior Director, IOT Product Management, Itron
  • Margarett Jolly, Director, Demonstration Projects, Customer Energy Solutions, Con Edison
  • Moderator: Daniel Munoz-Alvarez, Analyst, Grid Edge, GTM Research
     
2:10 p.m.-2:40 p.m. Managing the DER Life Cycle: Policy, Planning, Interconnection, Integration and Operations
  • Mark McGranaghan, Vice President of the Integrated Grid Sector, Electric Power Research Institute
  • Stephen Prince, Senior Vice President, North America, Centrica Business Solutions
  • Joshua Wong, President & CEO, Opus One Solutions
  • Moderator: Ben Kellison, Director, Grid Research, GTM Research
     
2:40 p.m.-3:10 p.m. IBM Case Study: Blockchain and Energy
  • Neil Gerber, Director, New Energy & Environment, IBM
  • Moderator: Colleen Metelitsa, Analyst, Grid Edge, GTM Research
     
3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Securing the Edge: Balancing Innovation and Cybersecurity
  • Ray DeMeo, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Virsec
  • Lara Pierpoint, Senior Fundamental Program Strategy Manager, Exelon
  • Craig Watson, Senior Manager, West Monroe Partners
  • Moderator: Colleen Metelitsa, Analyst, Grid Edge, GTM Research
     
4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. The Past, Present and Future of Smart Buildings Vendors: Offerings, Positioning and Value Propositions
  • John Elliott, Chief Sustainability Officer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Kevin Kirk, Manager of Engineering, Shorenstein Realty Services
  • Ben Sampson, Director, GE Ventures
  • Moderator: Joseph Aamidor, Senior Product & Market Strategy Consultant, Aamidor Consulting