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CalPlug’s 10th Anniversary

May 10, 2022 at 9:30 am 6:30 pm

This event is to recognize a decade of energy efficiency research and to welcome our next ten years working together for our planet. Our theme for this occasion is Climate Resilient Solutions to continue improving energy efficiency and productivity as well as lowering GHGs to mitigate climate change for the good and inclusivity of all. Our speakers are experts in their respective fields and are excited to share their knowledge with everyone. Please join us on May 10 for this all-day, in-person celebration!


9:30 am | Check-in/on-site registration

10 am | Welcome G.P. Li, Director of CalPlug

10:10 am | Opening remarks from CalPlug Advisory Board co-chairs

  • Doug Johnson, Vice President, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
  • Kim Trenbath, Innovation Lead, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

10:30 am | KEYNOTE: Benjamin Park, Founder & CTO, Enevate: Solving Difficult Problems Together to Help Mitigate Climate Change

11 am | Matthias Kurwing, CEO, Enervee: People Power: Massively Scaling Energy Efficiency

11:30 am | Amy Lebar, Researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL): Automatic Type and Location Identification System

Noon | LUNCH

1 pm | Ammi Amarnath, Senior Technical Executive, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI): Industrial Load Flexibility – An Opportunity for Decabonization in California

1:30 pm | John Woolsey, Principal Engineer, Center for Sustainable Energy CHP TAP: Combine Heat & Power – Resiliency and Reliability

2 pm | Li Zhao, Technical Director of CalPlug: Plug and Process Loads: Roles and Opportunities in energy Resiliency

2:30 pm | Jay Seidel, Professor, Fullerton Drone Lab at Fullerton College: Drones for Efficient Energy and Infrastructure Inspection

3 pm | PANEL: Climate Resiliency Solutions

3:45 pm | Break

4 pm | DEMO: Drone

4:30 pm | Wrap up – G.P. Li

4:45 pm: | Networking Reception


May 10, 2022
9:30 am – 6:30 pm

CALIT2 Building Auditorium at UC Irvine

4100 E Peltason Dr
Irvine, CA 92617 United States
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