Energizing Our Cities: Battery and Energy Storage Technologies for Urban Settings



Energizing Our Cities: Battery and Energy Storage Technologies for Urban Settings
NY-BEST/NYIT Forum

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
NYIT, New York City

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A technology forum presented in partnership with Cleantech Corridor.  Speakers from public and private sectors will provide insightful updates on these cutting edge technologies and chart the path forward for advanced batteries and energy storage in clean transportation, buildings and related infrastructure in our cities. Read more>>

 

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
8:30am to 4:00pm
Auditorium on Broadway,
61st Street and Broadway, NYC 10023

Event Fee:
Non - Member $75
NY-BEST & Cleantech Corridor Members $55
Student $25

Hear from senior managers from General Motors, Smith Electric Vehicles,ElectroMotive Designs, Green Charge Networks, Convergent Energy + Power, Consolidated Edison, MTA, Electric Power Worx, Cleantech Corridor, Sallan Foundation and more! Energy storage technologies are at the forefront of the next wave of the cleantech revolution, with new products and applications for clean transport, energy efficient buildings and the smart grid.  Strategic investments are needed to accelerate the development and full commercialization of these technologies. What is the current state of these technology advancements, what products are being introduced into the marketplace, what are the real world experiences with these products to date and how will their applications shape urban life in the future?

This conference will engage leaders from the private and public sectors to address these questions.  Speakers will provide insightful updates on these cutting edge technologies and chart the path forward for advanced batteries and energy storage in clean transportation, buildings and related infrastructure in our cities. Register Today!

AGENDA

8:00am – Registration and Breakfast

8:30am – Welcoming Remarks

  • Rahmat Shoureshi, Provost, New York Institute of Technology
  • Dr. William Acker, Executive Director, New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium
     

8:45am – Keynote Address
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council

9:10am – 10:30am
PANEL 1:  Battery and Energy Storage Applications in Transportation

Panelists will present on state-of-the-art battery and energy storage technologies and products that are impacting the transportation industry today and are shaping the industry’s future.  Leading experts will provide valuable updates on the technologies, products and marketplace drivers that are transforming the transportation sector, from vehicles to commercial transport, buses and rail.

  • Ran Kohn, Moderator, Executive Director, Cleantech Corridor
  • Robin Mackie,Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Smith Electric Vehicles
  • Joe Ambrosio, General Manager, ElectroMotive Designs (EMD)
  • Stephen Marlin, Manager of Advanced Technology Demonstration, General Motors
     

10:30am Break

10:45am– 12:15pm
Panel 2: Energy Storage Technologies for Buildings

Panelists will participate in an interactive discussion on energy storage technologies being developed and in use in building settings.  Experts will share insights on the potential for future large-scale deployment of energy storage, discuss its applications for demand side management, the economics and energy savings potential of energy storage, current market conditions and other factors influencing energy storage for residential and commercial building applications.

  • Nancy Anderson, Moderator, Executive Director, Sallan Foundation
  • Ron Prosser, Chairman and CEO, Green Charge Networks
  • David Modeen, Managing Director, Arista Power
  • Frank Genova, Project Execution Director, Convergent Energy + Power
     

12:15pm - 12:30pm: Remarks by Nada Anid, Dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, NYIT

12:30pm – 1:30pm: NetworkingLunch Break  - Auditorium Foyer      


1:45pm - 3:15pm
Panel 3: Energy Storage in NYC and infrastructure requirements
Presenters will discuss energy storage applications in the urban environment and the infrastructure upgrades and requirements needed to support these applications.  Panelists will discuss infrastructure options available to support new transportation advancements and building applications, including charging stations and other alternatives, as well as potential impacts to the electricity grid and how these needs are being addressed.

  • Valerio De Angelis,The City College of New York, Executive Director of the CUNY Energy Institute
  • Thomas Lamb, Chief Innovation and Technology, MTA
  • Aubrey Braz, Vice President, Consolidated Edison
  • Marcus Emerson, Vice President, Electric Power WorX      


3:15-4:00pm: Poster Exhibitor Session and Networking