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by Nicholas Rinaldi
June 14, 2018

GTM Squared will livestream two full days of panels and presentations on June 20-21 in 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. You'll also be able to participate in live Q&A sessions virtually throughout the event.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (all times PT)

9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. GTM Research Presentation: Grid Edge Innovation 101
  • Ben Kellison, Director, Grid Research, GTM Research
     
9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Building Innovation Centers at Utilities
  • Josh Gould, Department Manager, Con Edison
  • Sean Kane, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Sergej Mahnovski, Director, Growth & Innovation, Edison International
  • Peter Muhoro, Ph.D., Vice President, Strategic Industry Research & Analysis, National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation
  • Moderator: Stephen Lacey, Editor-in-Chief, Greentech Media
     
10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Distributed Ledgers & Distributed Intelligence - How Tech Convergence is Impacting the Grid Edge
  • Yang Bai, Technical Lead, Enterprise Energy Services, Nest/Google
  • Paul Breslow, Ph.D., Principal, Open Innovation, EDF Innovation Lab, Inc.
  • Sonja Glavaski, Program Director, ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Moderator: Scott Clavenna, Chairman, Greentech Media
     
11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Managing the VPP of the Future - How Utilities are Controlling DER Technology Through Microgrid Controllers & DERMS
  • Phil Blythe, CEO & Founder, Greensync
  • Jan-Willem Rombouts, Co-Founder, REstore, Centrica Business Solutions
  • Arthur (Bud) Vos, President & CEO, Enbala Power Networks
  • Moderator: Elta Kolo, Ph.D, Research Manger, Grid Edge, GTM Research
     
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. S&C Electric and Florida Power & Light Case Study
  • Ronald D. Critelli, Jr., P.E., Senior Director, Engineering & Technical Services, Florida Power & Light Company
  • Michael Edmonds, Chief Commercial Officer, S&C Electric Company
  • Moderator: Paulina Tarrant, Research Associate, GTM Research
     
12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. How do Frontier Technologies Promote Demand Flexibility, EVs, Storage & the Role of the Consumer?
  • Rick Kubin, Vice President, Clean Energy Blockchain Network
  • M. Maxine Ghavi, Group SVP, Market Development, Microgrids and Grid Edge Technologies, ABB
  • Marco Terruzzin, Director, Energy Storage, E.ON
  • Moderator: Julia Pyper, Senior Editor, Greentech Media
     
2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. GTM Analyst Introduction: Innovating the Core - Existing & Emerging Grid Edge Technologies Overview
  • Daniel Munoz-Alvarez, Analyst, Grid Edge, GTM Research
     
2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Building Innovation Teams for the Future - What Power Companies Need to Know
  • Juan Manuel Alzate, Chief Innovation Officer, Celsia
  • Debra Roepke, SUNDA Project Manager, Business & Technology Strategies Division, NRECA
  • Lisa Salley, Vice President of Global Industry Services, American Petroleum Institute
  • Moderator: David Groarke, Managing Director, Indigo Advisory Group
     
3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Fireside Chat with Siemens
  • Michael Carlson, President, Siemens Digital Grid US
  • Moderator: Ben Kellison, Director, Grid Research, GTM Research
     
4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Data Mining - How Utilities are Investing in Data, Digital Analytics & Computer Science Teams
  • Cassie Bowe, Associate Vice President, Energy Impact Partners
  • Kyle Garton, Principal Product Manager, AutoGrid Systems
  • Moderator: Jeff St. John, Senior Editor, Greentech Media
     
4:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Adapting Business Models - Uncovering Future Revenue Opportunities for Utilities
  • Sonia Aggarwal, Vice President, Energy Innovation
  • Doug McMahon, Vice President of Strategy, New York Power Authority
  • Jim Taylor, Vice President, Energy Solutions, Siemens Energy Management, Digital Grid
  • Jon Wellinghoff, CEO & Founder, Grid Policy Inc.
  • Moderator: Daniel Munoz-Alvarez, Analyst, Grid Edge, GTM Research
     

Thursday, June 21, 2018 (all times PT)

8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m. GTM Research Presentation
  • Elta Kolo, Ph.D, Research Manger, 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 (NYPA)
  • Moderator: Shayle Kann, Senior Vice President, Research & Strategy, Energy Impact Partners
     
10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Energy Investor - 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, 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 (EPRI)
  • 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 & 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 & 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 & Future of Smart Buildings Vendors: Offerings, Positioning & 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