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The Road Ahead for NGIPS, Energy & Microgrid Systems 2010 Workshop - Agenda

CAPS 10th Anniversary Celebration and NGIPS Workshop

Thursday, 14 October

1200 Registration Opens (Turnbull Conference Center)

1300 Workshop Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Steinar Dale, Chairman

1320 Keynote Address
Dr. Norbert Doerry, NAVSEA

1340 NGIPS Roadmap
Dr. Timothy McCoy, Director, Electric Ships Office (PMS 320)

1430 Break

1445 Navy Energy Roadmap
Mr. Thomas W. Hicks, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy

1530 Adjourn

1600 CAPS Open House and Tour (Shuttle Service Available)

1830 CAPS Reception and Dinner at Mission San Luis (Shuttle Service Available)

Friday, 15 October

0730 Registration and Coffee (Turnbull Conference Center)

0800 Panel Session I – Dual Use Distribution Systems
Moderator: Mr. Dan Ton, Program Manager, Smart Grid R&D, U.S. Department of Energy


Shipboard Distribution Systems – Present and Future
Dr. Norbert Doerry, NAVSEA
Smart Micro-grids – Characteristics and Experience in Utility Applications
Mr. Tom Bialek, Sempra (SG&E)
A Naval Ship System as A Smart Micro-grid
Mr. Edward Bowles, General Atomics
Advantages and Challenges of DC Systems
Dr. Mischa Steurer, Florida State University Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS)
0905 Panel Session II – Energy Security
Moderator: Dr. John Amy, Senior Advisor EMALS Integration, ASN (RDA)


Opportunities of Hybrid Systems and Full IPS
Mr. Tom Dalton, BMT Syntek
Energy Recovery in Utility Systems
Mr. Burak Ozpineci, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Energy Storage in High Power Density Applications
Dr. Robert Hebner, UT CEM
Potential of Alternate Energy Sources
Ms. Sharon Beermann-Curtin, Office of Naval Research
1010 Break

1030 Panel Session III – Distributed Generation
Moderator: Dr. Gerald FitzPatrick, NIST Smart Grid Team


Power Quality Issues and Needs
Mr. Mark Stephens, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Energy Management, Controls and Cyber-Security
Dr. Marija Ilic, Carnegie Mellon University
Dynamic Islanding of Micro-grids
Dr. David Cartes, Florida State University
Integration and Coordination in Complex Systems
Dr. Sid Suryanarayanan, Colorado State University
1135 Panel Session IV – Future Technology and Opportunities
Moderator: Dr. John Pazik, Director, Ship Systems and Engineering S&T Division,
Office of Naval Research


Switched Mode Power Supplies and Pulse Power Systems
Dr. Oscar Apeldoorn, ABB
All Power Electronic Control of Smart Micro-grids
Dr. Alex Huang, North Carolina State University
Cruise Ship Experience and Future Plans
Mr. Brian Pope, L-3 Communications
Educational Needs and Challenges
Dr. Ned Mohan, University of Minnesota
1245 Lunch

1315 Luncheon Address
The Honorable Patricia Hoffman, Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity
Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy

1400 Panel Reports, Wrap-Up

1450 Closing Remarks

1500 Adjourn