Hosted By: Clemson University
Location: The Madren Conference Center,
BellSouth Auditorium


Please mark your calendars to hear from top industry and university speakers within the energy field of engineering on “Grid-Edge Technologies and Their Impacts on the Grid.

Attendee participation in the included breakout sessions is highly recommended in preparation for CAPER’s annual proposal solicitation.  Thank you again for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you at the fall meeting!


General Meeting Registration Fees:
CAPER Member Rate – $199
Speaker Rate – $199
CAPER Non-Member Rate – $299

Student Members – $25

All Late Registrations After October 23rd Deadline – $350


* Speaker Representatives From:

Duke Energy

Dominion Energy

NC State University

UNC Charlotte

Clemson University

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)


Laboratory for Advanced Cybersecurity Research, NSA



(Eastern Standard Time)


Speaker Biographies



Additional In-Person Meeting Details:

  • Plan to arrive at 7:30am each morning to sign in at the registration table near the entrance to the Bellsouth Auditorium.
  • Monday and Tuesday meeting sessions include continental breakfast, break refreshments and lunch.
  • Reception for general meeting registrants will be held in the Madren Conference Center, Ballrooms A-B on November 6th from 5:00-7:00pm.
  • Industry Career Fair will take place in the Madren Conference Center, Grand Hallway and will be open to graduate and undergraduate students on November 6th from 5:00-7:00 pm.


Parking Instructions:
    • James F. Martin Inn guest and Madren Conference Center visitor parking spaces are located directly in front of their respective entrances and parking is free of charge.  


Recommended Hotels:

        • The James F. Martin Inn (Call to reserve at 1-888-654-9020 / Reservation code: CCI-GF24814 / Booking Deadline is October 6th 2023) *
        • The Abernathy Hotel (Call to reserve at 864.654.6299 / Reference CAPER conference rate. / Booking Deadline is October 23rd, 2023) *
        • Lakeside Lodge

(* CAPER honored rates are available at these locations.)


Registration Policy:

CAPER Policy requires all attendees, including invited speakers and sponsors to register.  Registrations are non-refundable.

CAPER Career Fair Announcement!

CAPER will be hosting an industry career fair on November 6th from 5:00-7:00 pm in the Madren Conference Center, Grand Hallway.  This is a separate registration from the general meeting and is required to host an industry table.  There will be free entry to graduate and undergraduate students.  Industry table host fees are as follows: 

Table Fees

(Each table registration includes up to two industry representatives from the same company.)

  • CAPER Members – Free (1-2 hosts allowed/per table)
  • CAPER Non-Members – $299 (1-2 hosts allowed/per table), $350 after October 23rd deadline.
  • One table and 1-2 chairs provided per industry host
  • Table hosts will have access to the CAPER reception which will be held in the Madren Conference Center, Ballrooms A-B.
  • Table hosts are required to maintain stationed areas and leave tables free of debris/trash per conference center guidelines.

(Please contact for additional information.)

Career Fair Industry Participants:

Duke Energy

Dominion Energy

(More To Be Announced!)



CAPER | | Contact: Shannon Jenkins / CAPER Administrator