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AGI Industry Day August 31, 2021

Session Information

When: August 31st (9AM to 12PM PDT)

Where: Zoom, Virtual

Solving the most pressing problems affecting the power grid requires a concerted effort by leaders in industry, academia, and government. The Advanced Grid Institute (AGI) will host an impactful and interactive technical exchange for those working to solve key grid modernization challenges. The AGI Co-Directors, Noel Schulz (WSU) and Jeff Dagle (PNNL) will highlight ongoing activities and future opportunities.

This virtual event was open to everyone and featured speed talks with AGI researchers and an impressive roster of notable industry partners. Please see PowerPoint and video presentation links below.

TimeTitleSpeaker(s)
9:00-9:10 a.m.
(10 minutes)
WelcomeChris Keane (WSU), VP of Research (Video Recording)
George Muntean (PNNL), Chief Science and Technology Officer (acting), Energy and Environment Directorate
(Video Recording)
9:10-9:40 a.m.
(30 minutes)
AGI Strategic Plan UpdateJeff Dagle (PNNL) and Noel Schulz (WSU), Co-Directors of AGI
(PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
9:40-10:20 a.m.
(40 minutes)
AGI Research Speed TalksAnamika Dubey (WSU) & Kevin Schneider (PNNL) - Advanced Distribution System Operations to Support Decarbonization and Resiliency
(PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
Henry Huang (PNNL), Anurag Srivastava (WSU/WVU), & Anjan Bose (WSU) -- GridSandbox: End-to-end Analytics for Grid Architectural Design and All-hazard Assessment
(PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
Anjan Bose (WSU) & Mike Diedesch (AVISTA) -- Transactive Systems for the Shared Energy Economy
(PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
Noel Schulz (WSU) -- US-India Collaborative for Smart Distribution System with Storage
(PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
10:20-11:50 a.m.
(1 hour 30 minutes)
Conversations with IndustryJudith Estep, BPA (PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
Scott Gibson, SNOPUD (PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
Tracy Rolstad, PSC Consulting (PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
Scott Corwin, NWPPA (Video Recording)
Jared Knode, Energy Northwest (PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
Mike Cassiadoro, Total Reliability Solutions (PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
Greg Zweigle, SEL (PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
Larry Bekkedahl, PGE (PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
John Gibson, AVISTA (PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)
11:50 a.m-12:00 p.m.
(10 minutes)
Wrap-Up and Next StepsJeff Dagle (PNNL) and Noel Schulz (WSU), Co-Directors of AGI
(PowerPoint Presentation | Video Recording)

Click to download AGI Industry Day 2021 PDF

Welcome

August 31, 2021  |  9:00 – 9:10 a.m.

PRESENTERS:

  • Chris Keane, VP of Research, WSU
  • George Muntean, Chief Science and Technology Officer (acting), Energy and Environment Directorate, PNNL

AGI Strategic Plan Update

August 31, 2021  |  9:10 – 9:40 a.m.

PRESENTERS:

  • Jeff Dagle (PNNL) and Noel Schulz (WSU), Co-Directors of AGI

AGI Research Speed Talks

August 31, 2021  |  9:40 – 10:20 a.m.

AGI Researchers will give ten-minute speed talks on their current research projects.

PRESENTERS:

  • Anamika Dubey (WSU) & Kevin Schneider (PNNL) – Advanced Distribution System Operations to Support Decarbonization and Resiliency
  • Henry Huang (PNNL) & Anurag Srivastava (WSU/WVU) – GridSandbox: End-to-end Analytics for Grid Architectural Design and All-hazard Assessment
  • Anjan Bose (WSU) & Mike Diedesch (AVISTA) – Transactive Systems for the Shared Energy Economy
  • Noel Schulz (WSU) – US-India Collaborative for Smart Distribution System with Storage

Conversations with Industry

August 31, 2021  |  10:20 – 11:50 a.m.

Hear from regional industry leaders on their perspectives for research priorities and educational and training needs.

PRESENTERS:

  • Judith Estep, BPA
  • Scott Gibson, SNOPUD
  • Tracy Rolstad, PSC Consulting
  • Scott Corwin, NWPPA
  • Jared Knode, Energy Northwest
  • Mike Cassiadoro, Total Reliability Solutions
  • Greg Zweigle, SEL
  • Larry Bekkedahl, PGE
  • John Gibson, AVISTA

Wrap-Up and Next Steps

August 31, 2021  |  11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

PRESENTERS:

  • Jeff Dagle (PNNL) and Noel Schulz (WSU), Co-Directors of AGI