Program

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

2017 ISGT North America
General Info   Panel Sessions
Tutorials   Plenary   Paper Sessions
Sunday, April 23, 2017
7:30-5:00 Conference Registration
Tutorials: 8:00-12:00pm Managing Uncertainties in the Future Grid: Evolution of EMS Control Centers – Synchrophasor Solutions Smart Grid 303 – Smart Grid and OT/IT DER Integration Course – Impacts on T&D IEEE 1547 Standard for Interconnecting Distributed Energy Resources
Tutorials: 1:00-5:00pm Smart Grid 204: Introduction to Smart Grid Data and Analytics Smart Grid 405 – Asset Management with Smart Grid Basics of Grid Architecture
Monday, April 24, 2017
7:30-5:30 Conference Registration
7:15-8:15 Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:30 Opening Session
Joseph Paladino, Conference Chair, 2017 ISGT Conference
Tom Pierpoint, Representative, PEPCO Welcome to DC
Damir Novosel, IEEE PES President – More Power to the Future Initiative
Farrokh Rahimi, Technical Chair, 2017 ISGT Conference
8:30-10:00 Plenary Panel Session
Topic: Grid Modernization Technology Vision
Moderator: Dr. Ebrahim Vaahedi, Associate Vice President, Open Access Technology International
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:45-12:00 Utility Panel Session: Recent Trends and Developments in Grid Modernization Technology Panel Session: Quasi-Static Time Series (QSTS) Simulations for Distribution System Analysis Cross Cutting Panel Session: Development and Deployment of Microgrids and Nanogrids Paper Session: System Planning with High DER Penetration I Paper Session: T&D Interface Issues and Solutions I
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-2:30 Utility Panel Session: Provision of Grid Services from Microgrids: Challenges, Opportunities, and Risks Technology Panel Session: Grid Edge Resilience and Control Technologies with Microgrids and Self-Healing Functions Cross Cutting Panel Session Paper Session: Microgrids and Grid Edge Enabling Technologies I Paper Session: Advances in Management of Grid Dynamics I
2:30-3:00 Coffee Break
3:00-5:00 Utility Panel Session: Innovations in Smart Grid Education Technology Panel Session: Technological Considerations for a Next Generation Distribution System Platform (DSPx) Cross Cutting Panel Session: Industry Best Practices in Using Synchrophasor Technology Paper Session: Advances in Management of Grid Dynamics II Paper Session: System Operation with High DER Penetration III
5:00-7:00 Poster Session and Reception
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
7:30-6:30 Conference Registration
7:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30-10:00 Plenary Panel Session
Topic: Policy and Regulatory Considerations Related to Grid Modernization
Moderator: Joseph Paladino, Technical Advisor, Department of Energy
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 Utility Panel Session: Distribution System Planning Analysis Tools – Bridging the Gap between Current Capabilities and Future Needs Technology Panel Session: IIoT Analytics for Transmission Grid Asset Management Cross Cutting Panel Session Paper Session: Stakeholder Opportunities and Risks I Paper Session: System Operation with High DER Penetration II
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break (lunch on own)
1:00-2:30 Utility Panel Session: Opportunities and Challenges for PMU Implementation in Distribution Systems and Microgrids Technology Panel Session: Advances in Transactive Energy Systems and Grid Architecture Cross Cutting Panel Session Paper Session: Data Management and Security Paper Session: System Operation with High DER Penetration III
2:30-3:00 Coffee Break
3:00-5:00 Utility Panel Session: Smart Devices and Interoperability – DOE Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium Projects Technology Panel Session: Advanced Distribution Management Systems Research and Development at the U.S. DOE Cross Cutting Panel Session Paper Session: Microgrids and Grid Edge Enabling Technologies II Paper Session: Situational Awareness and Control
6:00-8:00 Evening Gala Dinner
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
7:30-12:00 Conference Registration
7:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30-10:00 Plenary Panel Session
Topic: Utility Executives
Moderator: Dr. Jay Giri, Director, GE Grid Software Solutions
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 Utility Panel Session: Innovative Research at the NIST Smart Grid Testbed Technology Panel Session: The Smart Energy Marketplace of the Future Cross Cutting Panel Session Paper Session: Advances in Management of Grid Dynamics III Paper Session: System Planning with High DER Penetration III
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break (lunch on own)
1:00-2:30 Utility Panel Session: Strengthening Energy Resilience on Army Installations Technology Panel Session: Enabling Extreme Real-time Grid Integration of Solar Energy (Energise) Cross Cutting Panel Session Paper Session: Stakeholder Opportunities and Risks II Paper Session: T&D Interface Issues and Solutions II
2:30 Conference Ends