Professor Saifur Rahman
Director, Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute, USA
Professor Saifur Rahman is the founding director of the Advanced Research Institute at Virginia Tech, USA where he is the Joseph R. Loring professor of electrical and computer engineering. He will present on the Internet of Things Sensor Integration from Smart Buildings to the Smart Grid.
Professor Hirofumi Akagi
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Hirofumi Akagi, professor and vice dean of the school of engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, is a leading researcher in power conversion systems and their application to industry, utility and transportation.
Manager Electrical Engineering, Pacific Hydro
Kate has contributed significantly to the national debate on the technical standards and integration of renewable energy both into the market and physically into the NEM grid.
She took up her position at the renewable energy company Pacific Hydro after ten years working in transmission planning and systems operations in the Victorian and later the National Electricity Market Management Company (NEMMCO).