ECEDHA Energy and Power Educational Programs Development Workshop
The Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, Virginia USA
October 30 - November 2, 2010

Monday, November 1

8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome Remarks
  • Ed Schlesinger, President, ECEDHA
  • Tom Peterson, Bob Trew, Kishan Baheti - National Science Foundation
8:45 am - 10:00 am Opening Keynotes - "State of the Grid"
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:45 am Industry Panel Discussions (next-generation grid technologies)
  • David Curtis, Director of Asset Management Processes and Policies, Hydro One (Ontario)
  • Dora Nakafuji, Director of Renewable Energy Planning, Hawaiian Electric Co.
  • John McDonald, Director, Technical Strategy & Policy Development, GE Digital Energy
  • Roy Pratt, CTO Energy, HP Enterprise Services
11:45 am - 1:30 pm Keynote Luncheon
  • William Parks, Senior Technical Advisor, US Department of Energy
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Academic Panel Discussion (state of P&E education)
  • Vijay Vittal, Arizona State University (moderator)
  • Tarlochan Sidhu, University of Western Ontario
  • Anjan Bose, Washington State University
  • Deepak Divan, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Marija Ilic, Carnegie Mellon University
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm IEEE-PES Power and Energy Engineering Workforce Panel Discussion
  • Vijay Vittal, Arizona State University (moderator)
  • Dagmar Niebur, Associate Professor, Drexel University
  • Wanda Reder, VP, S&C Electric Company
  • Dennis Ray, Executive Director, Power Systems Engineering Research Center
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Day 1 Wrap-Up
  • Ed Schlesinger, President, ECEDHA
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Reception, Dinner and Keynote Speaker
  • Mike Sullivan, SVP Operations, Pepco Holdings

Tuesday, November 2

7:30 am - 7:45 am Welcome and Workshop Instructions
7:45 am - 8:15 am Pre-workshop summary
8:15 am - 9:45 am Workshop Sessions I
Curriculum development
  • Chanan Singh, Texas A&M (moderator)
  • Mesut Baran, NC State (commenter)
Facilities planning
  • Kevin Tomosovic, University of Tennessee (moderator)
  • Udaya Annakage, U. Manitoba (Canada) (commenter)
Industry needs: research areas
  • Vijay Vittal, Arizona State University (moderator)
  • Pete Sauer, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign (commenter)
9:45 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am - 11:30 am Workshop Sessions II
Faculty development
  • Ragu Balakrishnan, Purdue (moderator)
  • Langis Roy, Carleton U (Canada) (commenter);
    Anjan Bose, Washington State University (commenter);
    Subbaram Naidu, Idaho State (commenter)
Industry needs: workforce development Student expectations & recruiting, K-12 outreach
  • Ed Schlesinger, CMU (commenter)
  • Kodjo Agbossou, UQTR (Canada) (commenter);
    Mariesa Crow, Missouri University of Science and Technology (commenter)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Workshop Readouts 
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Keynote Luncheon
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Final Report Preparation
3:00 pm Adjourn

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