IEEE Smart Grid World Forum Virtual Conference

IEEE is offering a virtual conference for the IEEE Smart Grid World Forum, which will take place in Brussels, Belgium on December 2-3, 2010. The IEEE Smart Grid World Forum Virtual Conference provides insightful presentations and discussions with an international perspective on a broad range of Smart Grid topics, including business and technical considerations, as well as standards. The virtual events will take place December 3rd (Dec 2 sessions) and 4th (Dec 3 sessions). The full-length videos of panel discussions and other activities will provide access to expert viewpoints for engineers unable to attend the IEEE Smart Grid World Forum.

The IEEE Smart Grid World Forum Virtual Conference will focus on state-of-the-art Smart Grid developments in Europe. The Forum series is a global platform for collaboration to support and promote the Evolution of Smart Grid, and help develop a clear roadmap towards accelerating Smart Grid advancements worldwide. The IEEE Smart Grid World Forum Virtual Conference is designed for top industry executives, government leaders and members of the academic community interested in learning the best business and technology practices to expedite the development of Smart Grid. The price for the virtual events is $325.

IEEE Smart Grid World Forum Speakers

  • Ronnie Belmans, IEEE Fellow and Chairman European SmartGrids Technology Platform
  • Branko Bjelajac, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Landis+Gyr
  • Marc Carpenter, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Oncor
  • Maher Chebbo, Vice President of Utilities and Services Industries for EMEA, SAP AG
  • Ralf Christian, CEO Power Distribution, Siemens Energy
  • Jan Declercq, Chief Business Development Officer, CG Holdings
  • Bastian Fischer, Vice President and General Manager Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit EMEA
  • Bob Gilligan, Vice President, GE Energy Services’ Digital Energy
  • Tahir Kapetanovic, E-control Austria and ERGEG/CEER
  • John McDonald, IEEE Fellow and Director, Technical Strategy and Policy Development for GE Energy’s Digital Energy
  • Bazmi Husain, Head of Smart Grid, ABB Group
  • Manuel Sánchez Jiménez, EU Commission Energy
  • Tevfik Sezi, Principal Expert Smart Grid, Siemens Energy
  • Gerrit Jan Schaeffer, Director Energy, VITO
  • Laurent Schmitt, VP Strategy and Smart Grid, Alstom Grid
  • Lennart Söder, Professor, KTH
  • Ralph Sporer, Chairman of EU Joint CEN/CENELEC ETSI Working group on Smart Grid Standardization
  • Konstantin Staschus, Secretary-General ENTSO-E
  • Claude Turmes, Vice President, GREENS/EFA, member of the European Parliament
  • Martin Vesper, Executive Director, Yello Storm

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