FREEDM Summit on Grid Modernizationon Modernization

LocationMcKimmon Center, NC State University
Start Date January 31, 2012 8:30 AM
End Date January 31, 2012 3:00 PM

The FREEDM Summit is an opportunity for industry and the public to engage with thought leaders on grid modernization and receive updates on key industry research and technology trends.

Informative sessions will cover the following topics:

  • Session 1: Utility and End-User Value Proposition
  • Session 2: Business Opportunities in Distribution Grid Modernization.

The event is free and open to the public and also includes networking opportunities, lunch and a tour of the FREEDM Systems Center lab. Space is limited to the first 350 registrants. Register at

E-mail Industry Liaison Officer Seth Crossno at or by phone at 919-513-2996 for more information.

Utility and End-User Value Proposition
Moderator: Mike Ligett, Progress Energy (retired)
Raiford Smith, Duke Energy
Becky Harrison, Progress Energy David Elizondo, Quanta Technology
Matthew Gardner, Dominion

Business Opportunities in Grid Modernization
Moderator: Ed White, Field2Base
Mohamed Haj-Maharsi, Vestas
Dr. Le Tang, ABB
David Lubkeman, Sensus
Farel Becker, Siemens

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