Program

Wednesday, May 12

8:00-8:30AM Registration
Continental breakfast & networking
8:30-8:45AM Welcome

Henry Yang, Chancellor, UC Santa Barbara

Dave Auston, Executive Director, Institute for Energy Efficiency

8:45-9:00AM New Ideas in Energy Efficiency

John Bowers, Director, Institute for Energy Efficiency

9:00-10:00AM      Opening Keynote

Dan Reicher, Director of Climate Change and Energy Initiatives, Google
Realizing the Potential of Energy Efficiency: Technology, Policy and Finance 

10:00-11:15AM Implementing Solar Energy Options

Moderator: Gui Bazan, Production & Storage Solutions Group Head, Institute for Energy Efficiency

Howard Wenger, President, Utility & Power Plants, SunPower Corp.
Utility Scale Solar Technology at a Distribution Level

Dina Lozofsky, Vice President of Corporate Development, Solarmer
Commercializing Polymer Solar Panels

Tim Keating, Vice President of Marketing, Skyline Solar
Getting New PV Solar Power Technologies with a focus on the Skyline Solar High Gain Approach

11:15-11:30AM Break
11:30AM-12:30PM Implementing Energy Savings

Moderator: Jeffrey Henley, Global Advisory Board Chair, Institute for Energy Efficiency

Joe Pettus, Senior Vice President of Fuel and Energy Operations, Safeway
Innovation for Energy Savings 

William Sisson, Director of Sustainability, United Technologies Research Center
UTC's Sustainability and Energy Demand Reduction in Targeted Facilities 

12:30-1:30PM Networking Lunch
On the Monte Vista Lawn
1:30-2:45PM Energy Efficient Computing at a Large Scale

Moderator: Fred Chong, Computing Solutions Group Head, Institute for Energy Efficiency

Robert Sproull, Vice President and Fellow, Sun Labs, Oracle
Optimizing IT and IT for Optimization 

Katherine Yelick, NERSC Division Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Energy Efficiency at Extreme Scales 

Rich Wolski, CTO, Eucalyptus Systems
Eucalyptus: An Open Source Infrastructure for Cloud Computing

2:45-4:00PM Energy Efficient Information Technology

Moderator: John Bowers, Director and Electronics & Photonics Solutions Group Head, Institute for Energy Efficiency

Mario Paniccia, Director, Photonics Technology Lab, Intel
Energy Efficiency in the PC/Server Environment 

Michael Lebby, President and CEO, Optoelectronics Industry Development Association
Green Photonics: How it will Affect our Lives Over the Next Decade 

Mark Rodwell, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Santa Barbara
Low-voltage III/V Transistors for VLSI 

Daniel Blumenthal, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Santa Barbara
Energy Efficient Photonics for Communications and Application to the Terabit Optical Ethernet Center at UCSB

4:00-4:30PM Break
4:30-5:30PM Keynote

Richard Newell, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration
Understanding and Modeling Energy Efficiency Across U.S. Sectors

5:30-7:30PM Reception
At the Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club, featuring local Santa Barbara wineries and seasonal fare

 

Thursday, May 13

8:00-8:30AM Registration
Continental breakfast & networking
8:30-9:45AM Tools and Technologies for Energy Efficient Building Systems

Moderator: Igor Mezic, Buildings & Design Solutions Group Head, Institute for Energy Efficiency

Cary Vandenberg, CEO, Agilewaves, Inc.
Building Energy Efficiency: the Path to Optimization

Takashi Hikihara, Professor of Electrical Engineering (Power Conversion & System Control Lab) Kyoto University
Power Router and Packetization Project for Home Electric Energy Management

Marti Ogram, Strategic Product Specialist, Emerging Technology Group, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Energy Efficiency Across the Enterprise: The Role of Information and Communications Technologies to Eliminate Hidden Energy Waste

Panelists:
Alexis Ringwald, Co-Founder and Director of Business Development, Valence Energy
Walter Yuen, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara

9:45-11:00AM       Moving Towards a Viable and Large Scale LED Market

Moderator: Steve DenBaars, Lighting Solutions Group Head, Institute for Energy Efficiency

Robert Karlicek, Director, Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Novel Applications of LEDs for Energy Savings: A Systems Level View

James Speck, Professor, Materials Science, UC Santa Barbara
Progress in GaN Materials and Processes for Advanced Solid State Lighting

Jed Dorsheimer, Principal, Senior Equity Analyst, Canaccord Adams
The Second Cycle and Beyond: Worldwide LED Supply and Demand Analysis

11:00-11:15AM Break
11:15AM-12:30PM Expert Picks: Near Term High-Growth Technologies

Moderator: Jon Guice, Managing Director of Research, AltaTerra Research

Gene Rodrigues, Director of Energy Efficiency, Southern California Edison
Policy & Technology: Fueling a Revolution in Demand-Side Management

Brent Dehlsen, Co-Founder and CEO, Ecomerit Technologies
Competitiveness of Wind and Marine Energy

TJ DiCaprio, Sr. Director, Environmental Sustainability Initiative, Microsoft U.S.A.
Using Software Technology to Support Environmental Sustainability

Kelly Smith, Manager Sustainability Programs, Building Efficiency, Johnson Controls
Connecting the Dots: Integrating Components in a Building through Technology and Innovation

12:30-2:00PM Lunch and Closing Keynote

Michael Peevey, President, California Public Utilities Commission
Energy Efficiency

2:30-4:30PM UC Santa Barbara Lab Tours
(register at check-in for this supplemental activity)

 

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