Online Forum: November 16, 2010 - November 17, 2010
Smart Grid Week

Smart Grid Week

Talkstandards is hosting a series of three events across November 17th/18th related to the future of Smart Grid technologies and their implementation in conjunction with:
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Center for European Law and Economics
(CELEC)
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Center for Energy & Environment
(CEES)
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Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
(WBK)

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These events are outline briefly below, please follow the links for information and to participate:
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The Smart Grid Future: In-person Event (Boulder, Co.)
Global Lessons, Innovation, Regulation, and Efficiency
Invitation in-person event -
Wednesday 17th November 2010,
10am-6:30pm MST

See: www.talkstandards.com/the-smart-grid-future
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The event will be split into a business orientated morning session and an academic orientated afternoon session.
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Morning Session: Business Roundtable Discussion
To discuss issues such as the benefits and challenges associated with the Smart Grid, as well as more normative questions of what should the Smart Grid look like, and what role should utilities play in this development. The focus will towards a business orientated moderated discussion with industry representatives and thought leaders.
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Afternoon Session: Academic Workshop
This workshop will feature an academic and research focus towards the discussions at hand. The intention is for the event to include a call for papers and result in a series of articles to be published subsequent to the event based upon the discussion. It will be split into 3 sections:
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• Panel I: Supply-Side Issues,
• Panel II: Demand-Side Issues, and
• Research Agenda for the Smart Grid (moderated discussion).
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For additional information regarding the Ausiness Roundtable and Academic Workshop, please see the CEES page here: cees.colorado.edu/event/smartgrid.html
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Transforming Electricity – Online Forum
The Future of Smart Grids

Online Forum
Thursday 18th November
5pm CET / 11am EST / 8am PST

See: www.talkstandards.com/transforming-electricity
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This online event will discuss from a policy perspective, international standardization related to Smart Grid technologies. In line with previous Talkstandards events, a series of experts will provide prepared written contributions upon which an online discussion will focus.
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I invite you to take part in the discussion, please contact Junior Editor Peter Gray for additional information/feedback.
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Mattias Ganslandt, Editor
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Image from Wikimedia Commons by user Peripitus
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