Smart Homes Summit

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
 
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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)

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11h30 - 12h00

Trends and regulations in the home area network ecosystem
Christopher Villarreal, Smart Grid Staff Lead, California Public Utilities Commission

12h00 - 12h30

Q&A: Interoperability and a closer look at Standards - How they can make or break Smart Homes

  • Chano Gomez is Director of Business Development at Lantiq North America
  • Barry Haaser, Executive Director, U-SNAP Alliance

13h30 - 14h00

Building energy management systems and benefits that will drive the adoption of automated building technologies
Ron Zimmer, President & CEO, Continental Automated Buildings Association

14h00 - 14h30

Q&A: Visions and roadmaps for smart homes - the future of interaction between customers and their home devices
Moderator: Ron Zimmer, President & CEO, Continental Automated Buildings Association

  • Mark Trayer, Principal Engineer, Samsung
  • Scott McGaraghan, Director, Utilities Business Development Stealth Mode Residential Efficiency Start Up

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14h30 - 15h00

Cutting-edge results from the ‘Automation and Energy Management for the Electric Smart House’ Project
Ralph E. Abbott, Global Smart Grid Services, SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure

15h00 - 15h30

This is how the home automation market will evolve
Kris Bowring, Senior Director, Platform Lead - Home and Energy Management, Best Buy Co., Inc.

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16h00 - 16h30

The role of utilities in Smart Homes on the customer side: Why core competencies matter
John Baker, Director, Utility Systems Research, Pecan Street Project Inc

16h30 - 18h00

A modular approach to HAN connectivity
Barry Haaser, Executive Director, U-SNAP Alliance