Program

The schedule for the overall program consists of the tutorials, plenary and panel sessions as well as technical paper and poster presentations. The program will be posted shortly.

2016 ISGT North America
General Info   Panel Sessions
Tutorials   Plenary   Paper Sessions
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
7:30-5:00 Conference Registration – Foyer Area, 2nd flr
1:00-5:00 Synchrophasor Technology Applications in Distribution Systems

Room: Scandinavian 1-2, 3rd flr

Smart Grid 204: Introduction to Smart Grid Data and Analytics

Room: Norway 1-2, 3rd flr

DER Integration Course Impacts on T&D

Room:Norway 3, 3rd flr

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
7:30-5:30 Conference Registration – Foyer Area, 2nd flr
7:15-8:15 Continental Breakfast – Denmark Commons, 3rd flr
8:00-8:15 Opening Session
Jacob Bernhagen, Conference Chair
Jay Giri, IEEE PES Board
Joseph Paladino, Conference Technical Chair
8:15-10:00 Plenary Panel Session
Smart Grid Technology Vision
Moderator: Ebrahim Vaahedi


Room: Scandinavian Ballroom, 3rd flr

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break – Denmark Commons, 3rd flr
10:30-12:00 Integration of Distributed Resources with Distribution Grid Operation

Room: Fjords 4, 2nd flr

Large, Realistic, Open-Access Power System Benchmark Models for Community Testing of Grid Optimization Algorithms

Room: Bergen, 2nd flr

A New Cybersecurity Architecture from Bulk Power to Distribution Grid Endpoints

Room: Fjords 2, 2nd flr

Microgrids and New Trends I

Room: Fjords 3, 2nd flr

Planning and Evaluation I

Room: Scandanavian, 3rd flr

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break (lunch on own)
1:00-2:30 Community Power and the DER Platform for the 21st Century

Room: Fjords 4, 2nd flr

Practical Applications of Grid Architecture

Room: Bergen, 2nd flr

Communications and Cyber Security in the IEEE Power and Energy Society

Room: Fjords 2, 2nd flr

Microgrids and New Trends II

Room: Fjords 3, 2nd flr

Electric End-Use Technology I

Room: Scandanavian, 3rd flr

2:30-3:00 Coffee Break – Denmark Commons, 3rd flr
3:00-5:00 Integration of Distributed Energy Resources: Challenges and Opportunities

Room: Fjords 4, 2nd flr

Communication-Physical System Simulation

Room: Bergen, 2nd flr

Distribution Communications Systems for Pervasive DER

Room: Fjords 2, 2nd flr

Distribution System Design

Room: Fjords 3, 2nd flr

Electric End-Use Technology II

Room: Scandanavian, 3rd flr

6:00-8:00 Poster Session and Reception

Location: Scandanavian Ballroom 3 and 4

Thursday, September 8, 2016
7:30-6:30 Conference Registration – Foyer Area, 2nd flr
7:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast – Denmark Commons, 3rd flr
8:30-10:00 Plenary Panel Session
A Regulatory Perspective of Grid Transformation
Moderator: Chris Villarreal, Director of Policy, Minnesota Public Utility Commission


Room: Scandinavian Ballroom, 3rd flr

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break – Denmark Commons, 3rd flr
10:30-12:00 Looking Ahead – Where is Electric Distribution System Planning and Operations Headed?

Room: Bergen 1, 2nd flr

Development and Applications of Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS)

Room: Bergen 2, 2nd flr

Power Grid Resilience: Fast Recovery from Extreme Events

Room: Fjords 2, 2nd flr

Big Data Analytics and its Application

Room: Fjords 3, 2nd flr

Electric End-Use Technology III

Room:Fjords 4, 2nd flr

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break (lunch on own)
1:00-12:30 How Existing Distribution Modeling Tools Are Adapting to a High-DER Future

Room: Bergen 1, 2nd flr

Distribution System Volt/VAR Control, including CVR and Distributed Generation

Room: Bergen 2, 2nd flr

Advances in Grid Visibility and Control

Room: Fjords 2, 2nd flr

Market Implementation

Room: Fjords 3, 2nd flr

Economics and Investments Models for the Smart Grid I

Room: Fjords 4, 2nd flr

2:30-3:00 Coffee Break – Denmark Commons, 3rd flr
3:00-5:00 Solar PV on Distribution Circuits – Simulation and Analysis Methods for Hosting and Mitigation

Room: Bergen 1, 2nd flr

Microgrid Controllers: Vision, Research, Design, Development and Field Testing Experiences

Room: Bergen 2, 2nd flr

Grid 3.0 – The Emerging Distribution Grid of the Future

Room: Fjords 2, 2nd flr

Microgrids and New Trends III

Room: Fjords 3, 2nd flr

Planning and Evaluation II

Room: Fjords 4, 2nd flr

6:00-8:00 Evening Gala Dinner, Scandinavian Ballroom, 3rd flr
After Dinner Talk by: Dr. Masoud Amin
Embrace Change, Power Progress
Friday, September 9, 2016
7:30-12:00 Conference Registration – Foyer Area, 2nd flr
7:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast – Denmark Commons, 3rd flr
8:30-10:00 Plenary Panel Session
Utility Executive Perspective
Moderator: Jay Giri, GE Grid Solutions


Room: Scandinavian Ballroom, 3rd flr

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break – Denmark Commons, 3rd flr
10:30-12:00 Rate Design: Its Role in DER Adoption and Integration

Room: Bergen 1, 2nd flr

DOE Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium

Room: Bergen 2, 2nd flr

Distribution Grid Operations

Room: Fjords 2, 2nd flr

Microgrids and New Trends IV

Room: Fjords 3, 2nd flr

Economics and Investments Models for the Smart Grid II

Room: Fjords 4, 2nd flr

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break (lunch on own)
1:00-2:30 Advancements in Transactive Energy Systems

Room: Bergen 1, 2nd flr

Distributed Energy Resource Strategy and Implementation Across Unique Markets

Room: Bergen 2, 2nd flr

Towards a Distribution System Operator

Room: Fjords 2, 2nd flr

Electric End-Use Technology IV

Room: Fjords 3, 2nd flr

Planning and Evaluation III

Room: Fjords 4, 2nd flr

2:30 Conference Ends