Smart Cars Summit

October 24 - 25, 2011

Conference Program Day 1

Monday, October 24, 2011

08h45 - 09h00

Welcome

09h00 - 10h00

Q&A: Mapping out future charging infrastructure
Moderator: Adam Langton, Energy Analyst, California Public Utilities Commission

  • Professor Rajit Gadh, Director, UCLA’s Smart Grid Energy Research Center
  • Rob Bearman, Global Alliances - Utilities & Energy, Better Place, Inc.

10h00 - 10h30

Utilities as Gas Station of the Future
Chris Chen, Market Development Manager, Plugin Electric Vehicles, San Diego Gas & Electric

10h50 - 11h20

This is how the EV ecosystem will evolve
Chad Bell, Senior Director of Best Buy’s New Business Solutions Group, Best Buy

11h20 - 11h50

V2G charging: Research results from the Californian Public Utilities Commission
Adam Langton, Energy Analyst, California Public Utilities Commission

13h30 - 14h00

Lessons learned from major EV rollouts in North America
Richard Morgan, Green Building & Emerging Technologies Manager, Austin Energy

Presentation not yet available. Contact Kim Jansen for further queries.

14h00 - 14h30

EV Development and its connection to Smart Community in Japan
Kazumi Matsushige, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Former Vice President, Kyoto University

15h00 - 15h30

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle consumer research
Dahlia Garas, Program Manager, PHEV Research Center, University of California

15h30 - 16h00

Desirable consumer behavior and options to encourage it
Bill Boyce, Supervisor, Electric Transportation, Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Conference Program Day 2

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

08h30 - 08h45

Welcome address from Pacific Gas & Electic, Host Utility
Kevin Dasso, Senior Director, Smart Grid and Technology Integration, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

08h45 - 09h10

Keynote Address: The role money and politics will play in the future of Smart Energy
Jim Delshad, Former Mayor of Beverly Hills, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Pacific Capital Group

Presentation not yet available. Contact Kim Jansen for further queries.

09h10 - 09h40

Keynote Address: The road to building smart cities for a sustainable future
Robert Fox, Co-founder and Principal, Cook + Fox Architects

09h40 - 11h00

Smart Energy and its role in the journey to Smart Cities
Moderator: Darlene Pope, President and CEO, CoR Advisors

  • Jim Delshad, Former Mayor of Beverly Hills, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Pacific Capital Group
  • David Driskell, Executive Director of Community Planning and Sustainability, City of Boulder, Colorado
  • Robert Fox, Co-founder and Principal, Cook + Fox Architects
  • Carlos Santamaria, VP of Engineering Services, Glenborough, LLC
  • Irene M. Stillings, Executive Director of the nonprofit California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE)

Presentation not yet available. Contact Kim Jansen for further queries.

11h30 - 12h00

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Rates
Joan M. Soller, Manager - Corporate Planning, Indianapolis Power & Light Company

12h00 - 12h30

SAE Perspective on Electro-Mobility and Standardization
Keith Wilson, Technical Project Manager, SAE Ground Vehicle Standards, SAE

13h30 - 14h15

Automakers' future visions: Consumer interaction and production

  • Peter Dempster, Sustainable Mobility Topics, BMW Group Technology Office, USA
  • Takehito Yokoo, General Manager - Advanced Powertrain, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

14h30 - 15h30

Analysts panel: Evolving today’s smart grid needs into tomorrow’s smarter world solutions
Moderator: Philip Bane, Executive VP Sales & BD at TopQuadrant, Inc., Managing Editor of Engerati

  • Ahmad Faruqui, Principal, The Brattle Group
  • Katie Fehrenbacher, Editor, Earth2Tech.com and Writer, GigaOM
  • Rick Nicholson, Group Vice President, IDC Energy Insights
  • Rick Thompson, President & Co-Founder, Greentech Media, Inc.
  • Carter Shoop, Equity Research Analyst, Clean Tech at Key Bank

16h00 - 16h30

The vision for smart energy by 2020 and beyond
Moderator: Philip Bane, Executive VP Sales & BD at TopQuadrant, Inc., Managing Editor of Engerati

Dr. Landis Kannberg, Lead Manager - Energy Storage & Renewable Integration

16h30 - 18h00

Cleantech Group presents their ‘Start-ups to watch’
Innovative start-ups who could disrupt smart energy in the coming years are brought to you by the Cleantech Group and their recently released Global Cleantech 100 list.