Capture the Energy Program




Wednesday March 6, 2013

7:45 AM - Registration

8:45 AM - Welcome

                Dr. William Acker, Executive Director, NY-BEST

9:00 AM – Keynote Speaker

Frank Murray, President, NYSERDA

George Crabtree, Senior Senior Scientist and Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory

10:00 AM – BREAK

10:30  AM – Session One : International Markets for Energy Storage

The panel will include international industry leaders that have experience in the energy storage field  and have been working internationally to promote energy storage technologies and applications. 

Moderator:  Katherine Hamilton, Policy Director, Electricity Storage Association

Jillis Raadschelders, Head of Energy Storage Practice, DNV-KEMA

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar,  Executive Director, India ESA

Eric Hsieh, Market Development Director, A123

Kevin Fok, Sales Manager, LG Chem

12:00 PM – LUNCH

12:30 PM – Lunch Keynote

                Gil Quinones, President and COO, NYPA

1:00 PM – Annual Meeting

1:30 PM – Session Two:  Energy Storage:  Strengthening New York’s Infrastructure

A roundtable discussion panel which will focus on the role for energy storage technologies in strengthening New York’s infrastructure.  The roundtable will include state leaders and key stakeholders that have been engaged in the work of Governor Cuomo’s Ready Commission and will provide an opportunity to discuss some of the key recommendations emerging from the three commissions.

Moderator:  Rich Cogen, Nixon Peabody

Garry Brown, Chairman, New York Public Service Commission

Katherine Kennedy, Counsel - Air and Energy Program, NRDC

Tom Congdon, NYS Assistant Secretary for Energy, Office of the Governor

 

3:00 PM – BREAK

3:30 PM – Session Three:  Energy Storage on the Grid

An expert  panel focused on the role for energy storage technologies on the electric grid.  The panel will include industry leaders that have experience in the electricity sector and have been working to promote energy storage on the electric grid. 

Moderator:  Troy Miller, S & C Electric Company

John Zahuranick, Vice President of Operations and Deployment, AES Energy Storage

Rana Mukerji, Senior Vice President of Market Structures, NYISO

Fouad Dagher, Manager of New Products and Energy Services, National Grid

John McAhren, Business Development Manager, Toshiba 

5:30 PM – Networking Reception - Sponsored by American Vanadium

7:30 PM – Day 1 Concludes

Thursday March 7, 2013

7:30 AM -  Registration

8:15  AM – Welcome

             Dr. William Acker, Executive Director, NY-BEST

8:30 AM -  Keynote Speaker

Leecia Eve, Deputy Secretary for Economic Development, NYS Office of the Governor

9:00 AM – Session One:  Energy Storage Advancements in Transportation

This panel focuses on developments for energy storage technologies in the transportation sector.  The panel will include industry leaders that have experience in the energy storage and transportation sectors and have valuable information and insights to share about technological innovations, markets, policy drivers and other factors influencing energy storage applications in transportation.

Moderator:  Matt Fronk, NY-BEST

Dr. Cosmin Laslau, Analyst, Lux Research

Seth Cutler, Lead Product Manager for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure, General Electric

Greg Callman, Charging Infrastructure and Stationary Storage, Tesla Motors

10:30 AM – BREAK

10:45 AM – Session Two:  Expanding Market Opportunities

A panel focused on emerging markets for advanced batteries and energy storage technologies.  The panel will include industry experts from the private and public sectors who will share their experience and perspectives on emerging applications and markets for advanced batteries and energy storage technologies in a variety of sectors and settings.

Moderator:  Barry Watkins, Deputy Director, Alfred University Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology

Ben Williams, Marketing Manager, Samsung

Rob Harvey, Director of Energy Storage, Hydrogenics

Doug Buerkle, Commercial Manager, Corning

 

12:15 PM – Funding Opportunities/Networking Lunch

A funding opportunities panel which focuses on energy storage technologies.  The panel will include experts from the private and public sector who will share information and advice on the different opportunities available for funding research, development and commercialization of energy storage technologies.

Moderator:  John Cerveny, Director of Resource Development, NY-BEST

Jason Doling, Project Manager, NYSERDA

Mark Johnson, Program Director, DOE ARPA-E

2:00 PM - Conference Concludes

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