2014 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Industry and Technology in Transition
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Conference Chair: Gregory Reed, PhD
Director, Electric Power Initiative and Assoc. Director, Center for Energy
Professor of Electric Power Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept.
Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND PROGRAM (Updated 8/22/14)
Monday November 17
Welcome: Gregory Reed, PhD
Opening Remarks: Gerald Holder, PhD
Conference Keynote Address: Morgan O’Brien
Graduate Student Research Symposium – Brandon Grainger, PhD
Program – concurrent sessions (see Call for Presentations)
Graduate Student Research Poster Session
Student –Industry Networking Event and Exhibit
Evening Keynote address – John Swanson, PhD
Tuesday November 18
Workshop: Grid Academy Program – “The Intelligent Grid – Responding to Changing Market Forces
Grid Academy is a partnership between the Allegheny Conference on
Community and Economic Development and the National Academies of
Engineering Energy Ambassador Program. The workshop will be an
interactive dialogue with panel speakers and breakout sessions with
attendees on important topics related to grid development.
Workshop: “Energy Development Strategies: Why Regions Matter”
In partnership with Sustainable Pittsburgh and its Regional Energy
Baseline initiative, a workshop will be conducted on the role of regions
in energy development strategies, using the four-state regional collaborative Power of 32 as one example.
Post-Conference Happy Hour and Networking
Join us for a social gathering for continued networking at the post-conference happy hour!