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Important Dates
Paper submission: Now closed
Paper decisions: 8 Aug 2016
   
Final submission: 5 Sep 2016
12 Sep 2016
   
Registration: Now open
Early-bird closes: 12 Sep 2016
   
Tutorials: 28 Nov 2016
Conference: 29 Nov -
1 Dec 2016

Invited Sessions

The conference organising committee was pleased to receive proposals for several excellent Invited Sessions. This page includes all invited panel sessions, invited technical sessions (industry), and invited technical sessions (academic).


Title: Solutions for Understanding and Modelling the Smart Grid
Session type: Invited Industry Panel Session
Date and time: Tuesday, November 29, 14:40 – 16:10
Location: Room 103
Full session description: Link to session page
Speaker summary:

Dr. Asim Ghous, Director
Benoit Marcoux, BDM

Opal-RT Australia
“A Comprehensive Solution for Large Power Hardware-in-the Loop Real-Time Simulator – An Application to a Large Smart Grid.”

Martin Symes
Sunverge
“Realising the value of distributed storage systems through aggregation to create Virtual Power Plants”

Giovanni Polizzi
Indra Australia
“Active Grid monitoring: Open Real-Time interoperability and Edge Computing, to implement real time monitoring and control”


Title: Envisioning the Future of the Smart Grid
Session type: Invited Industry Panel Session
Date and time: Tuesday, November 29, 14:40 – 16:10
Location: Room 104
Full session description: Link to session page
Speaker summary:

Anthony Seipolt
Australian Energy Regulator“Smart cars don’t need smart roads, do smart consumers need a smart grid?”

Alex Cruickshank
Principal Consultant, Oakley Greenwood
“The Future is Transactive”

David Stephens
Manager, Capacity Management Services, Horizon Power
“DER proliferation in Horizon Power Microgrids”

Rod Scott
CEO, Selectronic
“Why energy storage doesn’t make ‘cents’”


Title: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid
– Industry View
Session type: Invited Industry Panel Session
Date and time: Wednesday, November 30, 14:40 – 16:10
Location: Room 103
Full session description: Link to session page
Speaker summary:

Neil Gibbs
Executive Chairman, Marchment-Hill Consulting
“Enhancing the value proposition of storage”

John Theunissen
Director, Smart Networks, Ausnet Services
“Energy Storage – Transforming Electricity Distribution Networks into Energy Integration Platforms”

Edward Lynch-Bell
Energy Storage Lead, AGL Energy
“Crossing the Value Chasm – Delivering Mass Market Energy Storage in Australia”

Lachlan Blackhall
CTO, Reposit Power
“Smart Storage: Creating transactive powerstations from distributed, residential storage.”

Sam Behrens
Research Manager, CSIRO Energy
“What’s been happening in Australia’s energy storage space? An update.”


Title: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid
– Academia View
Session type: Invited Academic Panel Session
Date and time: Wednesday, November 30, 16:30-18:00
Location: Room 103
Full session description: Link to session page
Speaker summary:

Sylvie Thiebaux
Australian National University
“Coordinating Consumer-Owned Batteries to Provide Network Support”

Luis Nando Ochoa
University of Manchester, UK
“On The Role of Residential Storage in PV-Rich Distribution Networks”

Sarvapali Ramchurn
University of Southampton, UK
“Human-Agent Interaction in Smart Energy Systems”

Tansu Alpcan
The University of Melbourne, Australia
“The impact of storage on energy markets”

Pavol Bauer
TU Delft
“How direct will the future electricity be?”


Title: New Opportunities and New Business Models in the Evolving Smart Grid
Session type: Invited Industry Session
Date and time: Thursday, December 1, 11:00-12:30
Location: Room 103
Full session description: Link to session page
Speaker summary:

Lachlan Blackhall
CTO, Reposit Power
“Personal Powerstations: The opportunities created by small-scale distributed generation and energy storage”

Jonathon Dore
Head of Data Strategy and Analytics, Solar Analytics
“Performance monitoring and value adding for small-scale solar energy systems”

Yann Burden
CEO, Billcap
“Irritable, irrational and aspirational: energy consumers in 2016”

Valentin Muenzel
CEO, Relectrify
“Improving the cost-benefit of batteries via advanced battery management”

Julian de Hoog
Research Staff Member, IBM Research Australia
“Forecasting and Optimisation: How to get the most out of your energy storage solution”


Title: New Operational Strategies of Future Power System Networks: A Need for Decentralised and Intelligent Power System Operation Tools
Session type: Invited Academic Session
Date and time: Tuesday, November 29, 11:00-12:30
Location: Room 103
Full session description: Link to session page
Speaker summary:

Chen-Ching Liu and Jing Xie
Washington State University

Gregor Verbic
University of Sydney, Australia

Stephen MacArthur and Ivana Kockar
University of Strathclyde, UK

Quanyan Zhu
New York University, US

Tao Niu and Prof. Hongbin Sun
Tshinghua University, China