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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
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
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