Agenda At A Glance

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Monday, October 15, 2018

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Registration Open
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Distributed Energy: Building a Foundation of Knowledge**
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Welcome & Opening
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Keynote Presentation: Meeting the Challenges, Capturing the Value of Distributed Generation
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Setting the Table: Policy Issues
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Networking Break
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM Utility Operational Issues in a Distributed Energy Environment
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Understanding the Business Case
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Networking Break
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mass Adoption of Microgrids
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Off-Site Networking Reception at Red Rocks Amphitheater & Visitor Center

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

  7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Welcome & Keynote Presentation: The Rise of Distributed Energy – New Challenges Bring New Opportunities
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM Evolving Utility Business Models
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Networking Break
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Commercial and Industrial Distributed Generation Issues
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Case Studies: Insight for the Development of Successful Distributed Generation Projects
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Networking Break
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) on the NREL campus**

**additional fee applies