CAPER Spring 2019 Meeting Agenda
March 27 – 29, 2019
NC State University
James B. Hunt, Jr. Library
1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27606

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Siemens-Sponsored Microgrid-Focused Tutorial for students, faculty, and industry – must pre-register to participate! For registration link, please click here.

TimeLocationTopicSpeaker
11:00 amTBDRegistration
11:30 pm - 12:30 pmLunch
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmIntro to Microgrids FundamentalsMadge Clout, Siemens
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmMarket Overview
Trends, Opportunities, Career Options
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmBreak
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Reference Cases
Past Projects, Typical Microgrids, Lessons Learned
3:15 pm - 4:30 pmDemo
Hands-on opportunity with software and hardware

Thursday, March 28, 2019

TimeLocationTopicSpeaker
7:30 am - 8:00 amHunt Library Duke Energy Hall Registration and Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:30 am Hunt Library Duke Energy HallWelcome, Safety, Introductions, Objectives of the Meeting & In The NewsSteve Whisenant, CSC Chair
8:30 am - 10:00 am Hunt Library Duke Energy HallThreats to the US Grid - An UpdateSteve Whisenant, CSC Chair
Plans to Extend Lessons from Lake Wylie Pilot StudyAmb. Hank Cooper, Chairman of High Frontier
Lake Wylie Pilot Study Assessment OverviewGeorge Baker, Professor Emeritus, James Madison University
10:00 am - 10:30 am Hunt Library Duke Energy HallBreak
10:30 am - 12:00 pmHunt Library Duke Energy HallSession I
Electrification of Transportation and its Impacts on the Grid
Mike Mazzola, CAPER Director
Utility Grid Impacts of Transportation ElectrificationRick Fioravanti, Quanta Technology
Plans for EV Infrastructure at NC Electric CoopsTom Golden, Energy United
Trends in Electric TransportationTom Reddoch, EPRI
12:00 pm - 12:45 pmHunt Library Duke Energy HallLunch
12:45 pm - 2:15 pm Hunt Library Duke Energy HallSession I -Electrification of Transportation and its Impacts on the Grid - continuedMike Mazzola, CAPER Director
Intelligent, Grid-Friendly, Extreme Fast ChargersSrdjan Lukic, NC State
Curbside-Charging Electric Vehicles for Urban GrowthRob Cox, UNC Charlotte
Overview of Traction Power Supply for Light Rail and Streetcar Transit SystemsTony Chamra, PE, AECOM
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Hunt Library Duke Energy HallSession II
CAPER Project Updates
Steve Whisenant, CSC Chair
PD-04: Development and Demonstration for a Power Electronics Assisted Distribution Voltage RegulatorTiefu Zhao, NC State
DM-02: Identification and Mitigation of Coordinated Attacks on Distributed Energy Management Badrul Chowdhury, UNC Charlotte
3:15 pm - 3:30 pmHunt Library Duke Energy HallBreak
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmHunt Library Duke Energy HallSession III
CAPER-Sponsored Senior Design Project
Steven Whisenant, CSC Chair
Problem StatementAndrew Kling, Duke Energy
UNC Charlotte TeamLindsey Stephens, Duke Energy
NC State TeamPaul O'Connor, Duke Energy
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Hunt Library Duke Energy HallCAPER Steering Committee Initiative Steve Whisenant, CSC Chair
Workforce Development Badrul Chowdhury, UNC Charlotte
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmTBDReceptionSpring Meeting Attendees
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmTBDIndustry Job FairStudents, Industry and Faculty

Friday, March 29, 2019

TimeLocationTopicSpeaker
7:30 am - 8:00 am Hunt Library Duke Energy HallBreakfast
8:00 am - 8:15 am Hunt Library Duke Energy HallHighlights from Day 1 and Objectives for Today Steve Whisenant, CSC Chair
8:15 am - 9:45 amHunt Library Duke Energy HallSession IV
CAPER Project Updates
Mike Mazzola, CAPER Director
EHP-02-PG: Development and Demonstration of a 40kW Photovoltaic Synchronous Generator (PVSG)Alex Huang, NC State
and Ramtin Hadidi, Clemson
EHP-04-PG: Smart Battery Gauge Mo-Yuen Chow, NC State
EHP-05-PD: CAPER Fundamentals CourseRamtin Hadidi, Clemson University
9:45 am - 10:00 amBreak
10:00 am - 11:30 amHunt Library Duke Energy HallSession V
Future of Electric Transpiration
Mike Mazzola, CAPER Director
What's Coming in Electric Transportation - A look at the vehicles, technology and trends that will be shaping the future.Michael Rowand, Duke Energy
Why flying taxis are no longer a hyperbole: How policies are enabling the eMobility market going forward.Chris King, Siemens
Autonomous Charging Stations: Genesis of Machine to Machine Services Industry within Human Independent EcosystemKhurram Kazi, Draper Lab
11:30 am - 11:45 am Hunt Library Duke Energy HallWrap-Up, 2019 Projects and Next Meeting Steve Whisenant, CSC Chair
11:45 am - 12:15 pmHunt Library Duke Energy HallLunch
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm FREEDM CenterLab TourMesut Baran, NC State
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm TBDCLOSED MEETING: IAB Members Meeting IAB Officers, all IAB representatives, CSC ChairKlaehn Burkes, SRNL
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm FREEDM Center BoardroomCAPER Steering Committee Meeting: Center Director, Site Co-Directors, CSC Chair, Officers of IAB, Admin DirectorSteve Whisenant, CSC Chair