Fraunhofer IAO
German American Roundtable on Smart Grid Tech: Stuttgart
Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstraße 12
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Free of Charge
Event Start
03/21/2024 · 03:00 PM
Event End
03/21/2024 · 05:00 PM

Discuss current topics in the German American smart grid space with our US delegates and experts from Fraunhofer IAO, Netze BW, EnBW and the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (German Aerospace Center). As part of the Future of Infrastructure project, this event is a prime opportunity for sharing the latest developments on emerging grid technologies. Don’t miss out on being part of this unique transatlantic exchange on smart grid! This event is supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.


3:00 pm – Welcome Remarks

  • Fr. Dr. Cornelia Eberle, Head of Unit International Affairs @State Ministry Baden Wuerttemberg

3:05 pm – Welcome Remarks and Keynote Introduction

  • Dr. Martin Konermann, Chief Technology Officer @Netze BW (tbc)

3:20 pm – Keynote Presentation

  • Presented by Dr. Daniel Stetter, Director Smart Energy and Mobility Solutions @Fraunhofer IAO

3:35 pm – Keynote Presentation

  • Presented by Daniel Schwarz, Energy Regulation Officer @Federal Network Agency

3:45 pm – Keynote Presentation

  • Presented by Eric Junge, Operational Implementation Coordinator @Netze BW

3:55 pm – Meet the Delegates: Introduction Round & US Innovations

  • Jocelyn Durkay, Associate Director of Regulatory Policy @Colorado Energy Office
  • Rozhin Eskandarpour, Founder & CEO @Resilient Entanglement
  • Elgin Rogers, State Representative House District 44 @The Ohio House of Representatives
  • Anil Ahuja, President @C.C. Johnson & Malhotra
  • Robert Gross, Founder & Owner @Gross Automation
  • William Gross, Controls Engineer @Gross Automation
  • Brad Thomas, Manager for Economic Development @Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives
  • Alexandra Steiger, Senior Smart Grid Consultant @SurePower Consulting
  • Lauren Tzirides, Membership Manager @Newlab
  • Marc Thrum, Partner Customer Relations & Business Development @Intelligent Generation

4:15 pm – Roundtable Discussion

4:35 pm – Networking Session with Appetizers

5:00 pm – Conclusion of Program