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Energy Innovation Forum Schedule

Time Event
8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:30 a.m.

Introductory Remarks

Julie Chen, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, UMass Lowell
Steve Pike, CEO, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

9:45 a.m.

Keynote Talk

Carlos Nouel, VP of New Energy Solutions, National Grid

10:15 a.m.

Rapid Fire Presentations
Aquanis - Neal Fine
WattJoule - Greg Cipriano
Redox Flow Batteries, UMass Lowell & UMass Dartmouth - Ertan Agar, Patrick Cappillino
Wireless Power, Dartmouth College - Aaron Stein
EnergySage - John Gingrich
Structural Health Monitoring, UMass Lowell - Zhu Mao
Enel Green Power North America - David Rodriguez

Afreecar, LLC - Christopher Borroni-Bird
Flow Tech Inc / Aircuity - Cheryl McIntosh
Energy Storage, UMass Lowell - Fuqiang Liu
Infinite Cooling - Maher Damak
Catalytic Hydrogen Production, UMass Lowell - David Ryan
Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) - Megan Aki
AG STERN, LLC - Alvin G. Stern
Virtual Solar Grid, Concord Consortium - Charles Xie

11:15 a.m.

Department of Energy Program Update Presentation
Felix Wu, Supervisory Program Manager

Materials Technology R&D, Vehicle Technologies Office, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department Of Energy

11:30 a.m. Panel Session: Investor Strategies for Propelling Energy Innovation
Moderator: Galen Nelson, Senior Director of Innovation and Industry Support, MassCEC
Panelists:
Albert Fisas of GE Renewable Energy
Kristian Bodek of National Grid
Alison Ernst of MassCEC
12:15 p.m. Lunch and Networking
1 p.m.

Panel Session: A Pathway Guiding Emerging Technologies and Markets
Moderator: Julie Chen, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, UMass Lowell
Panelists:
Trish Fleming of North Shore Innoventures
James Bowen of Energetic Insurance
Sean Grundy of Bevi 

T.J. (Lakis) Mountziaris of NSF
Felix Wu of DOE

2 p.m. Rapid Fire Presentations
S2E, LLC - Michael Mcgurk
Hartford Steam Boiler Insurance and Inspection Company - Simon Krebs
Advanced Energy Intelligence - Denis O'Connor
LED Phototonics, UMass Lowell - Wei Guo
OptiCOMP Networks - John Farah
Safer Battery Technology via Electrolyte Design, Tufts University - Matthew Panzer
REMADE - Meg Sobkowicz Kline
FMC Technologies, Inc. - John Maw
Infrared Street View, Concord Consortium - Charles Xie
Emerging Energy Innovation Institute - Chris Niezrecki
Analysis of Electromagnetic Composites, UMass Lowell - Viktor Podolskiy
National Grid - Cassandra Vickers
Biodiesel, UMass Lowell - Dongming Xie
Vata Verks Inc. - Alex Cheimets
Pecos Wind Power - Josh Groleau
3 p.m.

National Science Foundation Program Update Presentation

T.J. (Lakis) Mountziaris, Program Director

Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics, CBET/ENG, National Science Foundation

3:15 p.m. Closing Remarks