Keynote Session: Game Changers: New End Uses & Users

Room: North Ballroom B - D (Room sponsored by Swinerton)
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 9:00AM - 11:00AM MST

During this keynote session, we will first focus on how ESA is changing the game as an industry leader at the forefront of change and innovation. New board members will be announced and the newly inaugurated board chair will discussion his vision for the 2019 - 2020 term.

The next portion of the keynote session will be led by four luminaries in the energy industry who are bringing new end users and uses to energy storage. Ivo Steklac, CTO of EVgo, will discuss how energy storage and the growing EV charging industry can work together. Susan Kennedy, Founder & CEO of Advanced Microgrid Solutions will discuss how deep neural network optimization and trading platforms can enable energy storage to transform the electric grid and serve new end uses and users. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong will discuss how different technologies within the storage spectrum are opening up the market to additional end users and uses.  Erik Bakken will share the real-life implications of these new end uses and users benefiting from storage deployments on a utility's distribution network.