Episode 2 - What Makes a Great Submission?

Episode 3 - Content Submission Pitfalls

Episode 4 - How to Submit a Proposal

2023 Track Themes and Topics

DER for Flexibility and Resilience

  • Aggregating DER
  • Demand Response Technologies
  • Distributed Energy Resource Management (DERMS)
  • Distributed Energy Resources (DER)
  • Distributed Solar
  • Flexible Load Management
  • Grid-Edge Computing
  • Microgrids
  • Situational Awareness
  • Virtual Power Plants
  • Distribution System State Estimation
  • Grid-Edge Computing
  • Behind-the-meter Energy Storage
  • Ancillary services
  • Vehicle-to-X

Interconnecting DER

  • Battery Interconnection
  • Fleet Charging Equipment Interconnection
  • Grid Forming Inverters
  • Hosting Capacity Analysis
  • Integrating Renewables
  • Interconnecting EVSE
  • Net Metering
  • Solar PV Interconnection
  • Dynamic Hosting Capacity Analysis
  • Reverse Power Flow
  • Interconnection Studies
  • System Impact Studies
  • Interconnection Queue Management
  • Project Development
  • Community Solar Farm Interconnection

Communication Networks

  • IoT
  • 5G
  • Broadband
  • Private LTE
  • Mission Critical Networks
  • Strategies and Modernization Plans
  • 3GPP Networks
  • 900 Mhz Spectrum
  • Network Security
  • Fiber Optics
  • Field-Area Networks
  • Local-Area Networks
  • Wide-Area Networks
  • Wireless Communication Equipment

Asset Management

  • Aging T&D Infrastructure
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Asset Investment Planning
  • Asset Performance/Health Management
  • Asset Risk Management
  • Augmented Reality
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Diagnostics
  • Digital Substations
  • Digital Twins
  • Machine Learning
  • Predictive/Proactive Maintenance

 

C&I and Residential Customers

  • Billing and Collections
  • C&I Energy Management
  • Customer Engagement
  • Data Privacy
  • Demand Response Programs
  • Energy Audits
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Usage Monitoring
  • Rooftop and Community Solar
  • Social Media and other Customer Communication Strategies
  • CRM
  • Building Management Solutions
  • Home Energy Management Solutions
  • Disaggregation
  • Prosumers
  • Smart Appliances
  • Thermal Energy Storage

Cyber and Physical Security

  • Cyber Hygiene
  • Cybersecurity of Operational Technology
  • Cyberthreat Detection and Hunting
  • Cyberthreat Response
  • Data Security
  • DNP3 Secure Authentication V6 Protocol
  • Emerging Threat Vectors
  • IT/OT Convergence
  • NERC/CIP Standards and Compliance
  • Password Management
  • Remote IED Access
  • Surveillance
  • Cloud Security

Data Analytics

  • AMI Data Success Stories
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Augmented Reality
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Gathering Tools and Techniques
  • Data Management
  • Data Mining
  • Data Privacy
  • Data Quality
  • Data Syncing
  • Digitalization of Operations
  • GIS/Geospatial Technologies
  • Information Management
  • Infrastructure Modeling and Analytics
  • Organizational Analytics
  • Cloud Solutions

Distribution Automation

  • Capacitor Banks
  • DA and DER Integration
  • Distribution System Network Monitoring
  • Distribution System State Estimation
  • Fault Indication Monitoring
  • Flisr
  • High-speed Switching
  • Operations Management
  • Protection and Control
  • Reclosers
  • Remote Switches
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Sensors
  • Synchrophasors
  • System Architecture
  • Volt/Var Optimization
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Augmented Reality

Electric Vehicles

  • Charing Infrastructure
  • Electric Aviation
  • EV Rate Design
  • Fast-charging
  • Fleet Management
  • Micromobility
  • Mobile Load Management
  • Public Charging Infrastructure
  • Rebates and Incentives
  • Regulatory Considerations for EVs
  • Smart Charging
  • Vehicle to X (V2X) Technologies
  • Managed Charging
  • Inclusive electrification
  • Bi-directional Charging

Grid Modernization

  • ADMS
  • AMI
  • Enterprise Grid Management
  • Enterprise/Systems Integration
  • Grid-edge Intelligence
  • IEC 61850-based Digital Substations
  • Non-conventional Instrument Transformers
  • Smart Sensing
  • Substation Equipment Condition Monitoring
  • System Top-down Configurations
  • Mapping / GIS
  • SCADA and Control Systems

Resiliency

  • Customer Communications
  • Disruptive Events
  • Drones
  • Earth Observation
  • Emergency Preparation
  • Grid Hardening
  • LIDAR, GIS and CIS Data Analytics
  • Load Shed Strategies
  • Outage Management Systems
  • Overhead/Underground T&D
  • Pandemic Planning and Response
  • Satellite Analytics
  • Storm Damage Assessment
  • Storm Restoration
  • Sensors
  • Vegetation Management
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Augmented Reality
  • Disaster Management

Smart Cities

  • Building Efficiency
  • Financing Smart City Plans
  • Intelligent Devices
  • Roadmaps and Pilot Projects
  • Smart Communities
  • Smart Streetlights
  • Sustainability Initiatives
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Electric Franchise Agreements
  • Decarbonization Plans / Strategies
  • Energy Management Systems

Utility Business Models and the New Energy Provider

  • Blockchain
  • Business Models
  • Energy Markets
  • Grid of the Future
  • Innovative Management Solutions
  • Investment and Financing
  • Rate Design
  • Revenue Generation Opportunities
  • Time of Use Rates
  • Transactive Energy
  • Utility of the Future
  • Value of DER
  • Workforce Management
  • Policy/Regulation/RTOs
  • PPA/REC/Carbon Trading
  • Corporate Energy Buyers
  • Forecasting/Day-ahead Markets
  • Infrastructure & Trading
  • Market Intelligence