Ministery of Power India Electricity FICCI
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DAY I : JANUARY 17, 2013
0930 hrs onwards CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
1100 - 1330 hrs PLENARY SESSION I: INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDIES ON SMART GRIDS - ROADMAPS AND DEPLOYMENTS

FOCUS AREAS :
  • Smart Grid Roadmaps
  • Smart Grid Rollouts – Experiences and Challenges
  • Smart Grid Plan for India
Session Chair/Moderator : Mr.Ashok Lavasa, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power, GoI

Panelists :
  • Mr.Hiroshi Kuniyoshi, Executive Director, New Energy & Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) & Secretary General of Japan Smart Community Alliance (JSCA), Japan
  • Mr.Patrick Turnbull, Chairman - Global Smart Grid Federation and Chairman - Smart Grid Ireland
  • Mr.Russell Conklin, Policy Analyst, Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Vice Chairman, Executive Committee, International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)
  • Prof. Dr. Egon Ortjohann, Department of Electrical Power Engineering, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Dr.Jee Sik Park, National Standard Coordinator for Smart Grid, Korean Agency for Technology & Standards, Ministry of Knowledge Economy
  • Mr.Sanjeev Kumar, Director-Distribution, Ministry of Power, Govt of India
1330 - 1430 hrs LUNCH
1430 - 1600 hrs PLENARY SESSION II: REGULATORY SUPPORT FOR SMART GRID PILOTS IN INDIA

FOCUS AREAS :
  • Regulatory changes required for implementing smart grid projects in India
  • Recommendations for changes in Indian Electricity Act for smart grid roll outs
Session Chair : Mr.V.S.Verma, Member – Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, India

Panelists :
  • Mr.V.L.Sonavane*, Member – Technical, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • Mr.Nityanand Srivastava, Managing Director, Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Ltd
  • Mr.U S Mane, Chief General Manager, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd.
  • Dr.Rahul Tongia, Advisor, India Smart Grid Task Force
  • Mr.Pankaj Batra, Chief Engineer, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, India
1600 - 1630 hrs Special Session with Mr. SAM PITRODA, Advisor to Prime Minister of India, Chairman National Knowledge Commission and Chairman India Smart Grid Task Force and Launch of INDIA SMART GRID KNOWLEDGE PORTAL
1630 - 1800 hrs PLENARY SESSION III: CYBER SECURITY

FOCUS AREAS :
  • Cyber Security Standards for Critical Infrastructure
  • Cyber Security Practices for Power Systems
  • Cyber Security Scenario in India
  • Cyber Security Assessment for Indian Utilities
Session Chair : Mr. Abraham A Samson, Head - Engineering and Software Services Business, Larsen & Toubro Limited & ISGF Chair of Working Group-10: Cyber Security

Panelists :
  • Mr.Shailendra Fuloria, Manager - Smart Grids & Cyber Security, India, ABB Limited
  • Ms.Annabelle Lee, Technical Executive - Cyber Security, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), USA
  • Mr.Ilan Barda, Founder and CEO, RADiflow, Israel
  • Mr.Subodh Belgi, VP & Chief Security Evangelist, MIEL e-Security Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr.Muktesh Chander, Centre Director, National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre, NTRO, Govt of India
 
DAY II : JANUARY 18, 2013
1000 - 1130 hrs PLENARY SESSION IV: COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FOR SMART GRID APPLICATIONS

FOCUS AREAS :
  • Wireless Technologies
  • PLC Technologies
  • Satellite Communication & Other Technologies
  • Issues and Challenges in India
Session Chair/Moderator : Mr. Ajoy Rajani, Senior Vice President, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd & ISGF Chair of Working Group-3: Communications

Panelists :
1130 - 1145 hrs TEA/COFFEE BREAK
1145 - 1345 hrs PLENARY SESSION V: SMART GRIDS AND NETWORK RELIABILITY – FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES

FOCUS AREAS :
  • Microgrids
  • Energy Storage Technologie
  • Dynamic Line Rating
  • Solid State Transformers
  • Renewables integration
  • Analytics
Session Chair/Moderator : Mr. Prakash Nayak, Director, Power Engineering and Automation P Ltd &ISGF Chair of Working Group -9: Renewables and Microgrids

Panelists :
1345 - 1430 hrs LUNCH
1430 - 1630 hrs PLENARY SESSION VI: ELECTRIC VEHICLES (EV) INFRASTRUCTURE AND POLICIES

FOCUS AREAS :
  • EDISON and Green eMotion Projects in Europe
  • V2G Technologies
  • eCycles – Chinese experience and lessons for India
  • EV Charging Infrastructure – Issues and Challenges for India
Session Chair/Moderator : Mr. Ambuj Sharma, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries, Govt. of India

Panelists :
  • Prof.Rajit Gadh, Smart Energy Research Centre, University of California Los Angeles
  • Mr.Dieter Gantenbein, SmartGrid Project Leader, IBM Research, Zurich Lab & Mr. Deva P. Seetharam, Manager, Smarter Energy Systems, IBM Research, India Lab
  • Mr.Giovanni Coppola, ENEL, Italy
  • Mr.Vikram Gulati, Director - NATREP, Ministry of Heavy Industries, Govt. of India
  • Ms.Vivian Wei, Managing Director – China Operations, eCycleElecric Professional Consulting
1630 - 1700 hrs VALEDICTORY SESSION
  • Summing up Address by Reji Kumar Pillai, President, India Smart Grid Forum