Sixth Annual WPI Energy Symposium

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WPI is thrilled to announce the sixth annual Energy Symposium will take place on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Great minds and industry leaders in the world of energy will converge on our campus in Worcester to discuss this year’s topic: Upgrading the Grid with Renewables for a Sustainable Future.Energy_Symposium_Blog_header

The 2016 schedule is packed with presentations by experts from WPI, IEEE, and throughout the New England energy industry. Discussions will focus on the importance of education and research for sustainability, as well as technical and workforce challenges the industry faces in the ever-changing world of energy delivery.

Industry leaders who will be speaking include:

  • KEYNOTE: Wanda Reder
    Chief Strategy Officer, S&C Electric Company, and candidate for 2017 IEEE President-Elect
  • Chris Root
    Chief Operating Officer, Vermont Electric Company (VELCo)
  • Yousef Mahmoud
    Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, WPI
  • Edvina Uzunovic
    Associate Director, Power Systems, WPI
  • Poojah Shah (’11)
    Senior Engineer, North American Electric Reliability Corp.
  • Michael Henderson
    Director, ISO-New England
  • Dan Toland
    IEEE Program Director

Stay updated on the symposium: @WpiCpe #WPIenergy



Learn more about past Energy Symposiums…

 

Interested in attending? Contact Shirley Goyette: sgoyette@wpi.edu

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