IEEE PES 2015 General Meeting

Plenary Session at a Glance

Powering Up The Next Generation

Monday, July 27, 2015 from 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Miroslav Begovic, President, IEEE Power & Energy Society, Presiding

WELCOME
Introduction of PLENARY SESSION and Keynote Speakers
Dr. Miroslav Begovic, President, IEEE Power & Energy Society

1ST PANEL - Next Generation Technology and Drivers

  • Dr. Dan Arvizu, Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    • Topic: "Emerging Technologies"
  • Mark McGranahan, Vice President of Power Delivery and Utilization, Electric Power Research Institute
    • Topic: "International Game Changers"
  • Dr. David Sun, Chief Scientist, Alstom Grid
    • Topic: "Managing an Intelligent Grid"
  • Audience Q&A
    • Moderated by Dr. Miroslav Begovic, President, IEEE Power & Energy Society

2ND PANEL - Planning for and Operating the Next Generation Grid

  • Joel Bladow, Senior Vice President of Transmission, Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association, Inc.
    • Topic: "The Evolution of Rural Transmission"
  • Teresa Mogensen, Vice President, Transmission, Xcel Energy Services Inc.
    • Topic: "Obstacles and Opportunities in Transmission and Distribution"
  • Dr. Martin Braun, Head of Distribution Systems, Fraunhofer IWES
    • Topic: "European Experiences – Issues and Solutions in Germany"
  • Audience Q&A
    • Moderated by Dr. Miroslav Begovic, President, IEEE Power & Energy Society

CLOSING REMARKS FROM PES PRESIDENT
Miroslav Begovic, President, IEEE Power & Energy Society