Energy Cluster July 2010 Agenda

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Energy Cluster Plans for July 2010 ESIP Meeting

See Full meeting agenda for other sessions.

Motivation and Goals

Understanding Climate change impact on Energy demand and supply, and decision support for planning adaptation and mitigation strategies is one of the highest priorities from national security perspective as well as for national, state and local government agencies responsible for public awareness and social well being. In this context, energy includes both conventional and renewable energy sources, with an initial focus on electric power. It has significant implications both from domestic and international point of view.

Given these considerations, we are launching an Energy Cluster within the ESIP at the Summer 2010 meeting. The objective of this new Energy Cluster is to provide a forum for impacted organizations to provide end user needs, government organizations to discuss policy constraints and requirements, and data and decision support solution providers to make the needed tools available to serve those needs.

July 21, 2010 Wednesday Afternoon

End User Needs and Policy Perspective

  • 1:15 - 1:45 Intro to Energy Cluster: Goals and objectives (Shailendra Kumar, NGC)
  • 1:45 - 2:15 Policy and Impacts perspectives on Energy and Climate Change (title tentative; Ben Preston, ORNL)
  • 2:15 - 2:45 Initiating Sustainability in the City of Knoxville: Progress and Needs (Erin Burns, City of Knoxville)
  • 2:40 - 3:10 Break
  • 3:15 - 3:45 NASA Products to enhance Energy Load Forecasting (Erica Zell, Battelle)
  • 3:45 - 4:15 SmartGrid Energy Usage (Scott Crowder, NREL)
  • 4:15 - 4:45 Panel discussion on end user needs and policy perspective (all)
  • 5:00 - 7:00 Poster session and reception (plenary)


July 22, 2010 Thursday Morning

Data Providers

  • 8:30 - 9:00 Solar and Wind Energy Assessment, Prediction, and Projection (Mark Liu, NOAA)
  • 9:00 - 9:30 NASA Research Data Sets for the Renewable Energy Sector (Paul Stackhouse, NASA)
  • 9:30 - 10:00 CO2 emissions estimates/forecasts (Tom Boden, ORNL)
  • 10:00 - 10:30 VERDE -- Visualizing Energy Resources Dynamically on the Earth (Arjun Shankar, ORNL)
  • 10:30 - 11:00 Break
  • 11:00 - 11:35 National Hydropower Asset Assessment Project” (Boualem Hadjerioua, ORNL)
  • 11:35 - 12:15 Wind Energy resources and outreach (Dale Kaiser, ORNL)
  • 12:30 - 1:30 lunch

July 22, 2010 Thursday Afternoon

Data Providers and Decision Support Solutions

  • 1:30 - 2:00 Data generated and needed for carbon sequestration (Jeff Bielicki, ORNL/UT)
  • 2:00 - 2:30 Downscaling models for regional and local Applications (Glenn Higgins, NGC)
  • 2:30 - 3:00 IEEE SCC40 activities for Electric Sourced Transportation Infrastructure Standards (Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa, NSIDC, via WebEx)
  • 3:00 - 3:30 break
  • 3:30 - 4:00 Energy metadata standards (energetics.org) and geothermal information management (Wolfgang Grunberg, Arizona Geologists Office, via WebEx)
  • 4:00 - 5:00 Open discussion of Energy cluster future and plans