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2018 Energy Innovation Conference

 

Powering the Energy Evolution

Monday, April 16, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Executive Dining Room, UCLA Anderson
110 Westwood, Los Angeles 90077

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The Energy Innovation Conference is an annual event that brings together students, academics and professionals to showcase companies and technologies with the potential to reinvent the energy industry. This year, speakers from Fluence, SoCalGas, Qualcomm, Generate Capital, Greentech Media, Romeo Power, Booz Allen Hamilton and more will explore topics such as microgrids and energy storage, electric vehicle infrastructure and community choice aggregation. Join us for a fun day of informative presentations, compelling dialogue and networking with the greater Southern California energy community.

 

Keynote Speakers

 

Lisa Alexander

VP of Customer Solutions and Communications
SoCalGas

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Mike Patterson

Chief Executive Officer
Romeo Power

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Speakers

 

Charles Vaughan

Managing Director
Fluence

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Michael Huerta

Program Manager
Generate Capital

Ted Bardacke

Executive Director
Clean Power Alliance of Southern California

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Michael Boehm

VP Business
MOEV

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Yair Crane

Principal of CTG Consulting
And LA Co-Chair of Young Professionals in Energy
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Rajit Gadh

Professor of Engineering, UCLA & Director, SMERC
UCLA SMERC

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Samuel Golding

President
Community Choice Partners

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Alison Brown, P.E.

Founder and President
Flux Energy Systems

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Dan Hopper

Senior Manager, Strategy
SCE

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Adam Mandel

Product Strategy Manager
EVGo

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Julia Pyper

Senior Editor
Greentech Media

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Kiran Srivastava

Lead Associate
Booz Allen Hamilton, Energy Practice

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John Boodhansingh

Senior Director, Product Management
Qualcomm

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Patrick Kelly

Program Manager
EDF Renewable Energy

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David Pogue

Global Director of Corporate Sustainability
CBRE

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Steve McDougal

CEO
3Degrees

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Schedule

 
TimeNameLocation
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast B Atrium
9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Welcome Remarks Executive Dining Room
9:10 – 9:45 a.m Keynote Address: Utilities in a Rapidly Evolving Landscape
  • Lisa Alexander, Vice President, Customer Solutions and Communications, SoCalGas
Executive Dining Room
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Panel: Electric Vehicles — Driving the Infrastructure Frontier

  • Adam Mandel, Product Strategy Manager, EVgo
  • Dr. Rajit Gadh, Professor of Engineering, UCLA; Director, UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center
  • John Boodhansingh, Senior Director, Product Management, Qualcomm
  • Michael Boehm, Vice President of Business, MOEV Inc.
  • Dan Hopper, Senior Manager of Strategy, Integrated Planning and Performance Southern California Edison
Executive Dining Room
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m Morning Coffee Break and Innovation Showcase by GSA SRC
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Feature: EDF’s Novel Solution to EV Infrastructure Challenges Executive Dining Room
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Feature: Technology and Potential Customers — What’s the Disconnect?
  • Patrick Kelly, Program Manager, EDF Renewable Energy
  • David Pogue, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility, CBRE
  • Steve McDougal, CEO, 3Degrees Group Inc.
Executive Dining Room
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch by PA Consulting North Lawn
1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Powering Energy Entrepreneurship

  • Michael Patterson, CEO, Romeo Power
Executive Dining Room
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Panel: Lessons and Opportunities in Energy Storage and Microgrids
  • Yair Crane, Principal of CTG Consulting , and LA Co-Chair of Young Professionals in Energy
  • Kiran Srivastava, Lead Associate, Energy Practice, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Michael Huerta, Program Manager, Generate Capital
  • Charles Vaughan, Managing Director, Fluence
  • Alison Brown, Founder and President, Flux Energy Systems
Executive Dining Hall
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Coffee Break and Innovation Showcase by GSA SRC B Atrium
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Panel: Consumer Choice Aggregation — Power to the Community
  • Julia Pyper, Senior Editor, Greentech Media
  • Samuel Golding, President, Community Choice Partners
  • Ted Bardacke, Executive Director, Clean Power Alliance of Southern California
Executive Dining Room
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Networking Hour and Innovation Showcase B Atrium




 

Innovation Showcase

 

Designed to highlight early-stage companies in the energy sector and provide a platform for those companies to engage with conference attendees. This year companies represented are from Romeo Power and LACI.

 

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Direction

 

We encourage you to carpool or use public transportation
on your way the beautiful Anderson campus.

Public Transport Options - Buses run regularly to UCLA, with major stops at Westwood Plaza NB/ UCLA Gateway Plaza (South Campus) and Hilgard / Westholme (East Campus). Allow 10-15 minutes for walk from the bus station to the conference. Driving and Parking Options - From the 405 Freeway, exit on Sunset Boulevard and continue east about 1.5 miles to the Westwood Plaza entrance of campus. Turn right onto Westwood Plaza and continue straight ahead to the ramp leading underground to Parking Structure 4. Parking in Parking Structure 4 is $12 for a full day.

From P4, take the elevators or stairs up to Wilson Plaza and follow the walkway north towards the UCLA Anderson School. Signs will direct you to Building "B" – Gold Hall.

For detailed transportation and parking information, please click here.

We are doing our best to reduce waste from the conference.
Please bring your water bottle / tumbler to keep yourself hydrated.