ISGT NA 2023 Program

Draft 2023 ISGT NA Program (All times in hours in Eastern Time Zone)
Monday, January 16, 2023 - Tutorials
4 hours8:00 am -12:00 pmTutorial 1: Quantum Computing in Smart Grids – Fundamentals and Applications
Lead Instructor: Rozhin Eskandarpour
Tutorial 3: Understanding the impacts of customer choices on the Distribution Grid
Lead Instructor: Doug Houseman
Morning Session
4 hours1:00 pm - 5:00 pmTutorial 2: Grid-edge Optimization in Active Power Distribution Systems
Lead Instructor: Anamika Dubey
Tutorial 3 - Understanding the impacts of customer choices on the Distribution Grid
Lead Instructor: Doug Houseman
Afternoon Session
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
60 mins8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast
30 mins9:00 am - 9:30 amOpening Session
30 mins9:30 am - 10:00 amInvited Keynote (To be posted soon)
90 mins10:00 am - 11:30 amInvited Plenary Session: Smart Grid Deployments and Future Strategy
Moderator: Ebrahim Vaahedi, VP, OATI
Rana Mukherjee, Sr. VP, NYISO
Lee Ragsdale, Sr. VP, NC Electric Coops
Joseph Schlusselberg, Program Manager, Con Ed
Bryan Fazzari, Distribution Automation Expert, SEL
Ali Ipakchi, Exec. VP, OATI
60 mins11:30 am - 12:30 pmNetworking Lunch
90 mins12:30 pm - 2:00 pmInvited Plenary Session: Guiding Industry and Government for the Self-Driving Grid
Moderator: Panayiotis (Panos) Moutis, Special Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University
Clare Callahan, Senior Consultant, Deloitte
Damir Novosel, Founder and President, Quanta Technology
Doug Houseman, Principal Consultant, Burns McDonnell
Rob Gramlich, Founder and President, Grid Strategies LLC.
15 mins2:00 pm - 2:15 pmBreak (refreshments will be served)
75 mins2:15 pm - 3:30 pmAddressing Reliability and Resilience of 100% Renewable Grid: Challenges, Recent Research, and StandardsCoordinating Applications and Multiple Objectives within Advanced Distribution Operations PlatformsStandardization of blockchain technology as an enabling tool to accelerate grid modernization
15 mins3:30 pm - 3:45 pmBreak (refreshments will be served)
75 mins3:45 pm -5:00 pmPathways towards an equitable grid in a just transition: where are we now?Local Markets in the Emerging Self Driving GridProtection Systems on a Distributed Energy Resources (DERs)-Rich Electricity Network - The Challenges they are Facing and A Roadmap for the Future
120 mins5:15 pm - 7:00pmPoster Session
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
60 mins8:00 am - 9::00 amBreakfast
75 mins9:00 am -10:15 amInvited Plenary Session: The Role of Grid-Edge Devices and Systems in a Self-Driving Grid
Karma Sawyer, Division Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richard Fioravanti, Executive Advisor and Director, Quanta Technology
Moderated by: Charles Hanley, Senior Manager, Sandia National Laboratories
(More speakers to be announced soon)
15 mins10:15 am - 10:30 amBreak (refreshments will be served)
75 mins10:30 am -11:45 amInnovative Technologies for Building Resilient Grid of the FutureCoordination Across the Seams for DER IntegrationCrowdsourcing a Grid-Enhancing Technologies Application Guide
60 mins11:45 am - 12:45 pmNetworking Lunch
75 mins12:45 pm - 2:00 pmInvited Plenary Session - Role of Policies and Regulations for Grid Transformation
Susan D. Nickey, Executive Vice President and Chiel Client Officer, Hannon Armstrong
Nicole Hughes, Executive Director, Renewable Northwest
(More speakers to be announced soon)
70 mins2:05 pm - 3:15 pmMulti-objective Grid Planning Framework for Resilience, Equity, and DecarbonizationMethods and Tools of Resilience Analysis and Valuation for Future Distribution Grid Operation with Demand-side FlexibilitySmart Cities and Smart Utilities - Interactions and Overlaps
15 mins3:15 pm - 3:30pmBreak (refreshments will be served)
75 mins3:30 pm - 4:45 pmInvited Plenary Session - Utility of the Future
(Details to be posted soon)
70 mins4:50 pm - 6:00 pmModeling, Control, and Operation of Energy Storage Systems to Enable Grid De-carbonizationIntegrated Transmission and Distribution Real-Time Analysis for Monitoring and ControlHierarchical Control of Behind-the-Meter Distributed Energy Resources: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities
90 mins6:15 pm - 8:00 pmAttendee Reception
Thursday, January 19, 2023
60 mins8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast
30 mins9:00 am - 9:30 amKeynote - Gary Hoogeveen, President and CEO, Rocky Mountain Power
75 mins9:30 am - 10:45 amInvited Plenary Session - DOE
(Details to be posted soon)
15 mins10:45 am - 11:00 amBreak (refreshments will be served)
75 mins11:00 am - 12:15 pmIntegrating Security Concepts in an Evolving Electricity EcosystemEnergy Storage Systems Enabling the Self-Driving GridRole of Digital Technologies (AI, Cloud and Digital Twins) for solving large scale Electric Vehicles grid integration challenges
60 mins12:15 pm - 1:15 pmNetworking Lunch
75 mins1:15 pm - 2:30 pm10-min Talks by Top-5 Best Paper Finalist Teams and Best Paper Award Presentation
15 mins2:30 pm - 3:00 pmClosing Session
End of Conference