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6-9 May 2024
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ANAHEIM, CA | ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER

2022 Marquee sessions

The IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition attracts the best minds in the industry helping to shape the future design and management of a reliable, efficient energy grid.

As part of the comprehensive 2022 technical program, there are several marquee sessions planned for 2022, including:

JessicaBian
Jessica Bian |
IEEE PES

Alison Silverstein
Alison Silverstein | Independent Consultant
DamirNovosel
Damir Novosel | Quanta Technology
Edmund Schweitzer
Edmund Schweitzer |
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
Paul Hinnenkamp
Paul Hinnenkamp | Entergy

Opening session: How the Past is Powering the future

April 26: 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

​The session title, “How the Past is Powering the Future”, is a hint of what the hour will hold for you!

Participants include:

  • Jessica Bian (moderator), President | IEEE Power and Energy Society
  • Alison Silverstein | Independent Consultant
  • Damir Novosel, President and Founder | Quanta Technology
  • Edmund O. Schweitzer, President | Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
  • Paul D. Hinnenkamp, EVP and COO | Entergy 

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Super Session 1: Exploring the roadmap of Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for the Future Grid

April 26 – 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The first super session of 2022 will focus on the implementation, application, and challenges for big data and AI within the energy grid. This includes discussion on the integration and operation of renewables, electrification, and the potential uncertainties of the energy business and operation model.

Participants include:

  • Chan Wong (moderator), Director of Innovation and Business Development | Ampirical Solutions
  • Hanna Grene, Director for Power and Utilities | Microsoft
  • Raiford Smith, Director for Electric Grid | Tapestry X, the moonshot Factory
  • Jared Peterson, Senior Vice President | SAS 

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ChanWong
Chan Wong (moderator) | Ampirical Solutions
Hanna Greene
Hanna Grene | Microsoft
Raiford Smith
Raiford Smith | Tapestry X, the moonshot Factory
Jared Peterson
Jared Peterson | SAS
Cat Wong
Cat Wong | Tapestry X, the moonshot Factory
DamirNovosel
Damir Novosel | Quanta Technology
Erik Takayesu
Erik Takayesu | Southern California Edison
Aftab Khan
Aftab Khan | Eversource Energy
Rafael da Silva Ozaki
Rafael da Silva Ozaki | Siemens Grid Software 

Super Session 2: Preparing for Anything: Resilient System Design

April 27: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Climate and other disruptions continue to present enormous challenges for the fundamental role of utilities and the communities they serve. This session will explore lessons learned from recent extreme events, and also share current efforts on improving the resiliency and reliability of the grid to prepare for uncertainties in the future.

Participants include:

  • Cat Wong (moderator), Technology Operations Lead | Tapestry X, the moonshot Factory
  • Damir Novosel, President and Founder | Quanta Technology
  • Erik Takayesu, Vice President | Southern California Edison
  • Aftab Khan, Senior Vice President | Eversource Energy
  • Rafael da Silva Ozaki, CEO | Siemens Grid Software, United States and Mexico

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Super Session 3: Decarbonization and Grid Modernization

April 28 – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Organizations from across the energy ecosystem are exploring ways to optimize energy generation and usage to improve customer experience, while also developing a more efficient system to meet eco-friendly regulatory goals. This session includes multiple utilities in conversation around ideas and initiatives driving decarbonization and grid modernization. 

Participants include:

  • Wayne Bishop (moderator), Senior Director, Industry Outreach | Quanta Technology
  • David Ellis, SVP and Chief Customer Officer | Entergy
  • Nouredine Hadjsaid, Professor | G2Elab
  • Abigail Anthony, Commissioner | NARUC
  • Chris Root, COO | VELCO

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Wayne Bishop (moderator) | Quanta Technology
David Ellis
David Ellis | Entergy
Nouredine Hadjsaid
Nouredine Hadjsaid | G2Elab
Abigail-Anthony_NARUC
Abigail Anthony | NARUC
Chris Root
Chris Root | VELCO