ASERTTI Fall Meeting Agenda (PDF Version)

October 10-12, 2012 - Seattle, WA

Co-Hosts:   Washington State University (WSU) Energy Program
                  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Location:   Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Rooms 307-308


Wednesday, October 10, 2012

8:45 – 9:15 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks

  • Jake Fey, Director, WSU Energy Program
  • Graham Parker, Technology Planning & Deployment, PNNL
  • Councilmember Mike O’Brien, Seattle City Council
  • David Terry, Executive Director, ASERTTI

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Smart Grid Advancement Through Technology Integration and Research

  • A National Strategy for Advancing Smart Grid
    Barbara Tyran, Director – Washington D.C. & State Relations, EPRI
  • Think Local: The Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project
    Ron Melton, Project Director, Battelle

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
The Goals of Energy Policy

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Energy Storage R&D Updates and Trends

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
New Members Spotlight

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Bioenergy Technologies & Research

  • Bioenergy Initiatives in Wisconsin
    Doug Ahl, Energy Center of Wisconsin
  • Bioenergy/Biofuels in the Northwest
    Dave Sjoding, Renewables Resources Specialist, WSU
  • New Hybrid Approaches to Renewable Aviation Fuels
    Jonathan Holladay, Energy and Environment Sector, PNNL

Thursday, October 11, 2012

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Attracting the Dollars: Strategies for Investment in Energy Research & Tech Transfer

8:30 – 10:15 a.m.
High Performance Buildings: Technologies & Collaboration

  • Net-Zero Building Technologies
    Dave Hewitt, Executive Director, New Buildings Institute
  • STEP and NYSERDA’s Advanced Building Consortium (ABC)
    Peter Douglas, Director, End-Use Application and Innovation, NYSERDA and ASERTTI Representative to the CBC Steering Committee
  • Energy Efficient Buildings (EEB) Hub
    James Freihaut, EEB Hub Director for Technology and Operations, Penn State University

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Waste Heat Recovery, Energy Efficiency, & CHP

  • Tomato Water Energy Nexus
    Ricardo Amon, UC-Davis CIFAR
  • CHP Projects in California – Several Industries Adopting Technologies
    Dr. Rizaldo Aldas, Team Lead, Renewables and Advanced Generation, California Energy Commission

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Keynote Luncheon: The Corporate Imperative to Adopt Sustainable Energy Practices

  • Lonny Knabe, Director, Manufacturing Energy and Carbon, Nike, Inc.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
3-D Printing: Transformative Additive Manufacturing

  • Dr. Mark Ganter, Co-Director, Solheim Rapid Prototyping Lab, University of Washington

2:30 – 3:10 PM
Energy Innovation in Aerospace – An Economic Development Partnership Model

3:10 – 3:40 p.m.
Membership Working Session – ASERTTI Policy Priorities