AGI DAY 2024

August 28th on the WSU Tri-Cities campus in Richland, Washington


When: August 28 (9:00 am to 6:30pm PDT)

Where: Washington State University Tri-Cities (2700 Crimson Way Richland WA 99354) and virtually (Zoom)

AGI Industry Day 2024 will be on August 28th, but in the meantime, you can check out last year’s AGI Industry Day here!

8:30-9:00 amRegistration/Breakfast
9:00-10:00 amWelcome AGI Industry Day 2024
AGI Industry Day 2024 WelcomeWei Du (PNNL), Anamika Dubey (WSU), Co-Directors
PNNL Leadership Jud Virden (PNNL)
WSU LeadershipJonathan Male (WSU)
INEFNoel Schulz (WSU)
10:00-10:30 amKeynote Address
10:30-10:45 amStrategic Plan PresentationWei Du, Anamika Dubey
10:45-11:00 amMorning Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pmPNNL/WSU Grid Research Portfolio OverviewEERE and Electricity – Kevin Schneider
Climate – David Judi
WSU – Dean/Department Chair – Ananth
ESIC – Mani Venkatasubramanian
12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch with Networking Tables
1:00-2:00 pmPNNL/WSU Research HighlightsKey Capability Centric Work?
GODEEP – Natalie Voisin
RD2C – Chair of Program, Jerry Cochran
Grid-edge – Anamika Dubey
Existing Work – Mani Venkatasubramanian
2:15 – 3:15 pm Roundtable Panel: Industry R&D PrioritiesLarry Bekkedahl – Portland General Electric
Judith Estep – Bonneville Power Administration
Eleanor Ewry – Puget Sound Energy
John Gibson – Avista
Uzma Siddiqi – Seattle City Light
Rich Wallen – Grant County PUD
Greg Zweigle – Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
3:15-3:30 pmAfternoon Break
3:30- 4:30 pmEmerging R&D Directions in Grid Research Wei Du – Power Electronics Initiatives
GridCRED – Jason Fuller
Assefaw Gebremedhin – Grid Analytics
Alan Love – Energy Economics
Ji Yun Lee – Resilience, Community, Grid
4:30 – 5:00 pmOpen Discussions and Wrap-Up
5:30 – 6:30 pmReceptionWSU Tri-Cities Wine Center

After the wrap-up session ends at 5:00pm, AGI will be hosting a reception at WSU’s Wine Science Center from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. The Wine Science Center is located at 59 University Drive, Richland, WA 99354.

About the Wine Science Center

Built in a sagebrush landscape along the mighty Columbia River in the heart of Washington wine country, the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center is a hub for innovation, education, and collaboration.

The state-of-the-art Wine Science Center was developed in close partnership with the wine industry. This teaching, research, and extension facility is among the most technologically advanced wine research and education facilities of its kind in the world, transforming the Washington wine industry with cutting-edge science in the tradition of its forefathers, Dr. Walter Clore and Dr. Charles Nagel.

Wei Du – Interim Co-Director (AGI)

Anamika Dubey – Co-Director (AGI)

Jud Virden – Associate Laboratory Director, Energy and Environment

Jonathan Male – Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Director of National Laboratory Partnerships

Noel Schulz – Inaugural Director, Institute for Northwest Energy Futures

Kevin Schneider – Lab Fellow, Electrical Engineer

David Judi – Director, Earth Systems Science

Ananth Kalyanaraman – Interim Director, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Professor, Boeing Chair of Computer Science

Mani Venkatasubramanian – Energy Systems Innovation Center

Nathalie Voisin – Earth Scientist

Jerry Cochran – Deputy Chief Information Officer, Division Director, Cybersecurity & DigitalOps

The primary session will be in the building marked “EAST” on the map. The reception will be in Wine Science Center marked “WSC” on the map.

Parking is free for the event.

Session recordings will be available following the event