IEEE

Program

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

List of Speakers

This page contains the list of invited speakers (keynote, plenary, invited sessions) in alphabetical order. It will be continually updated as additional speakers are confirmed — please check back often.

Dhammika Adihetty, General Manager of Emerging Energy Markets, Ausnet Services
Panelist, Plenary Session: Smart Technology Empowering the Power System of the Future

A/Prof. Tansu Alpcan, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Academia View

Prof. Simon Bartlett, API Australian Chair in Electricity Transmission, University of Queensland
Panelist, Plenary Session: Smart Technology Empowering the Power System of the Future

Dr. Joanna Batstone, VP and Lab Director, IBM Research-Australia, CTO IBM ANZ
Panelist, Women in Energy lunch

Prof. Pavol Bauer, TU Delft
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Academia View

Dr. Sam Behrens, Research Manager, CSIRO Energy
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Industry View

Prof. Lina Bertling Tjernberg, Prof. in Power Grid Technology, KTH, Sweden
Keynote Speaker: More info

Lachlan Blackhall, CTO, Reposit Power
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Industry View
Speaker, Invited Industry Session: New Opportunities and New Business Models in the Evolving Smart Grid

Elisabeth Brinton, Executive General Manager New Energy, AGL
Panelist, Plenary Session: Smart Technology Empowering the Power System of the Future

Yann Burden, CEO, Billcap
Speaker, Invited Industry Session: New Opportunities and New Business Models in the Evolving Smart Grid

Mike Cleary, Chief Operating Officer, Australian Energy Market Operator
Panelist, Plenary Session: Smart Technology Empowering the Power System of the Future

Alex Cruickshank, Oakley Greenwood
Speaker, Invited Industry Session: Envisioning the Future of the Smart Grid

Dr. Julian de Hoog, Research Staff Member, IBM Research Australia
Speaker, Invited Industry Session: New Opportunities and New Business Models in the Evolving Smart Grid

Ruchika Deora, Founder & Chair, Women In Energy
Panelist, Women in Energy lunch

Jonathon Dore, Head of Data Strategy and Analytics, Solar Analytics
Speaker, Invited Industry Session: New Opportunities and New Business Models in the Evolving Smart Grid

Prof. Ross Garnaut, Professorial Research Fellow in Economics, University of Melbourne
Keynote Speaker: More info

Dr. Asim Ghous, Director, Opal-RT Australia
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: Solutions for Understanding and Modelling the Smart Grid

Neil Gibbs, Executive Chairman, Marchment-Hill Consulting
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Industry View

Jay Giri, Director of Power Systems Technology, ALSTOM Grid
Moderator, Plenary Session: Smart Technology Empowering the Power System of the Future

Prof. Ian Hiskens, Vennema Professor of Engineering, University of Michigan
Keynote Speaker: More info

Prof. D. P. Kothari, Director – Research, GPGI, Nagpur, India
Keynote Speaker: More info

Frank Lambert, IEEE PES Vice-President for Chapters
Keynote Speaker: More info

Edward Lynch-Bell, Energy Storage Lead, AGL Energy
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Industry View

Benoit Marcoux, Business Development Manager, Opal-RT Australia
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: Solutions for Understanding and Modelling the Smart Grid

Valentin Muenzel, CEO, Relectrify
Speaker, Invited Industry Session: New Opportunities and New Business Models in the Evolving Smart Grid

Prof. Luis Nando Ochoa, University of Manchester, UK
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Academia View

Chris Pattas, General Manager, Australian Energy Regulator
Keynote Speaker: More info

Margarida Pimentel, Principal, ACIL Allen Consulting
Panelist, Women in Energy lunch

Giovanni Polizzi, Indra Australia
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: Solutions for Understanding and Modelling the Smart Grid

A/Prof. Sarvapali Ramchurn, University of Southampton, UK
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Academia View

Rod Scott, CEO, Selectronic
Speaker, Invited Industry Session: New Opportunities and New Business Models in the Evolving Smart Grid

Anthony Seipolt, Australian Energy Regulator
Speaker, Invited Industry Session: Envisioning the Future of the Smart Grid

David Stephens, Horizon Power
Speaker, Invited Industry Session: Envisioning the Future of the Smart Grid

Martin Symes, Sunverge
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: Solutions for Understanding and Modelling the Smart Grid

John Theunissen, Director, Smart Networks, Ausnet Services
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Industry View

Prof. Sylvie Thiebaux, Australian National University
Panelist, Invited Panel Session: The Role of Energy Storage in Enabling the Future Smart Grid – Academia View

Prof. Doreen Thomas, Head of the Department and Associate Dean Research and Research Training, Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne
Panelist, Women in Energy lunch