CTO Power Summit 2010 by Darnell Group
 
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Program Agenda and Schedule

The following is a tentative conference schedule, and is subject to change.

Monday, February 15th
8:00 – 9:30 A.M. Registration & Hosted Breakfast
9:30 – 11:30 A.M.

Evolving Power for Electronic Systems: Power Architectures, DC-DC Converters, AC-DC Power Supplies and Digital Power, Jeff Shepard, President, Darnell Group, Inc.

Sempra Energy Utilities Smart Meter/Smart Grid/HAN Activites, A.Y. Ahmed, Emerging Technologies Program Manager, San Diego Gas and Electric

11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Hosted Lunch

ENERGY STAR® Program Outlook: Activities Affecting Power Electronics, Andrew Fanara, United Stated Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Protection Partnership Division, ENERGY STAR Program, Product Development Team Leader

1:00 – 5:00 P.M.

Super Session: Impact of the Emerging Smart Grid

Intel Labs Energy Systems Research Agenda, Tomm V. Aldridge, Director, Intel Labs Energy Systems Research

Theoretical Discussion of Smart Grid Trends, Erfan Ibrahim, PhD, Technical Executive, Smart Grid Communications & Cyber Security Lead, Electric Power Research Institute

Utility Communications, EMC and Related Smart Grid Issues, Jerry Ramie, ARC Technical Resources, Inc. is a Sr. Member of the IEEE, their Standards Association and the P1775 Committee, the Board of Directors of the IEEE-EMC Society in the Santa Clara Valley; the dB Society, and is Secretary of the ASC-C63® committee on Electromagnetic Compatibility

Certification Considerations for Smart Grid Compatible Designs: Necessity and Sufficiency of Interoperability Measures, Farouk Zanaty, PhD, TUV Rheinland of North America

5:30 – 7:30 P.M. Hosted Dinner

Tuesday, February 16th
8:00 – 9:30 A.M. Hosted Breakfast
9:30 – 11:30 A.M.

Expanding Markets for Alternative Energy Technologies: milliWatt Energy Harvesting and Thin-film Batteries, MegaWatt Photovoltaic and Wind Energy, Jeff Shepard, President, Darnell Group, Inc.

Emerging Opportunities for Power Conversion: Vehicle Electrification and DC Power Distribution in Buildings, Jeff Shepard, President, Darnell Group, Inc.

Creating and Promoting New Buiding Technology Standards, Brian Paterson, Chairman, EMerge Alliance and General Manager, Armstrong World Industries

11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Hosted Lunch

DC Power and Zero Net Energy Consumption: Current Trends and Future Goals, Karl Johnson, California Institute for Energy and Environment, University of California, Berkeley

1:00 – 3:30 P.M.

Super Session: Trends in DC Power Distribution

Emerging Specifications and Standards for 400-Vdc Power Supplies and Facilities Equipment, Brian Fortenbery, Sr. Program Manager, Electric Power Research Institute

EMerge Alliance Specification for 24-Vdc Power Distribution in Commercial Buildings, Brian Paterson, Chairman, EMerge Alliance and General Manager, Armstrong World Industries

Technical Considerations for Accurately Measuring DC Power and Power Quality Issues in DC Power Distribution Environments, Alex McEachern, President, Power Standards Lab

3:30 P.M. Summit Adjourns