Presentations and Posters

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Sunday 02 September – Pre-Symposium Activities
UPB Rectorat-Building, Hall AN
from 14:30 Registration Opens
16:00-17:00 Tour UPB labs
Meeting Point – Hall AN
17:00-19:00 Welcome Reception
Monday 03 September – Morning Session
UPB Rectorat-Building AN010
09:00-09:05 Mihaela Albu (University Politehnica of Bucharest) &
Maria Brucoli (EDF Energy R&D), Symposium Co-Chairs
Welcome to Bucharest
09:05-09:20 Anton Anton (Minister for Energy, Romania) &
Ioan Dumitrache (Romanian Academy)
Official Opening of the Bucharest 2018 Symposium on Microgrids
09:20-09:30 Nikos Hatziargyriou (NTUA & HEDNO), Symposium Steering Committee Chair
The Microgrid Symposium Tradition
09:30-11:00 Europe Session 1
Chairs: Diana Strauss-Mincu (DERLab) &
Samuli Honkapuro (Lappeenranta University of Technology)
09:30-09:50 Nikos Hatziargyriou (NTUA & HEDNO)
The Future of Microgrids in the 2050 ETIP SNET Vision
09:50-10:00 Discussion
10:00-10:20 Christian Dumbs (ENEDIS)
Embedded Microgrids Within the InterFlex Project
10:20-10:30 Discussion
10:30-10:50 Josep Guerrero (University of Aalborg)
Maritime Microgrids
10:50-11:00 Discussion
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 Europe Session 2
Chairs: Goran Strbac (Imperial College) &
             Jan von Appen (Fraunhofer IEE)
11:30-11:50 Goncalo Mendes (Lappeenranta University of Technology)
LUT Developments on Microgrids-Related Research
11:50-12:00 Discussion
12:00-12:20 Enrico De Tuglie (Politecnico di Bari)
The Prince Lab Microgrid Test Bed
12:20-12:30 Discussion
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Monday 03 September – Afternoon Session
13:30-15:30 The AMERICAS Session
Chairs: James Cale (Colorado State University) &
Farid Katiraei (Quanta Technology)
13:30-13:50 Farid Katiraei (Quanta Technologies) – Canada – pdf
Goncalo Cardoso (Berkeley Lab) – United States – pdf
Felipe Valencia (University of Chile) – Central and South America – pdf
Overview of Microgrids in The Americas
13:50-14:00 Discussion
14:00-14:20 Mohammad Shahidehpour (IIT, Chicago)
Transactive Energy in Networked Microgrids
 14:20-14:30 Discussion
 14:30-14:50 Alex McEachern (Power Standards Lab)
The Future of Stability Measurements on Microgrids
 14:50-15:00 Discussion
 15:00-15:20 Anurag Srivastava (Washington State University)
Measuring and Enabling Resiliency in Microgrids
15:20-15:30 Discussion
15:30-15:45 Group Photo Shoot
 15:45-16:00 Short Break
16:00-17:30 PANEL Session: Local Energy Communities
Chairs: Chris Marnay (Berkeley Lab & MgDoM) &
             Hiroshi Asano (CRIEPI)
16:00-17:30 Hirohisa Aki (University of Tsukuba) – pdf
Mahesh Bhave (NTPC Bus. School) – pdf
Maria Brucoli (EDF Energy R&D) –pdf
Hyeyoon Jeong (KDN) – pdf
Pierluigi Mancarella (University of Melbourne) -pdf
Mihai Sanduleac(UPB) – pdf
Mohammad Shahidehpour (IIT, Chicago) – pdf
Ioannis Vlachos (NTUA) – pdf
Nan Zhou (Berkeley Lab) – pdf
17:30-18:00 Move to Hotels
19:30-22:30 Symposium Dinner
Hanu’ lui Manuc Restaurant (Bucharest Old Town)
Tuesday 04 September – Morning Session
9:30-10:30 POSTER Introduction Session
Chairs: Maria Brucoli (EdF R&D) &
Shigeru Bando (CRIEPI)
09:30-10:30 Each poster presenter gives a 3 min teaser:
poster 1, poster 2, poster 3, poster 4, poster 5, poster 6, poster 7, poster 8, poster 9, poster 10, poster 11, poster 12, poster 13, poster 14, poster 15, poster 16, poster 17, poster 18, poster 19, poster 20, poster 21, poster 22, poster 23.
10:30-11:30 Coffee break and posters viewing
11:30-12:30 PANEL session: Emerging Microgrid Technologies
Chairs: Mohammad Shahidehpour (IIT, Chicago) &
Lucian Toma (University Politehnica of Bucharest)
11:30-12:30 Petru Ruset (Siemens Romania) – pdf
Arunprasanth Sakthivel (RTDS) – pdf
Martti Ylikoski (Nokia) – pdf
Andreas Eberhard (PSL) – pdf
Paul Roege (Typhoon HIL) – pdf
Tilo Buehler (ABB) – pdf
Jason Qin (Microgrid Lab) – pdf
Luis Manuel Alves (EDP Distribution) – pdf
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Tuesday 04 September – Afternoon Session
13:30-15:30 ASIA Session
Chairs: Saad Sayeef (CSIRO) &
Alex Chong (A*STAR)
 13:30-13:50 Pierluigi Mancarella (University of Melbourne) & Meiqin Mao (Hefei University of Technology)
Overview of Microgrids in Asia
13:50-14:00 Discussion
 14:00-14:20 Zhaoxia Xiao (Tianjin Polytechnic University)
Coordination Control of Shipboard Microgrids
14:20-14:30 Discussion
14:30-14:50 Markson Tang (Daily Life)
Off-grid Microgrid Projects in Southeast Asia
14:50-15:00 Discussion
15:00-15:20 Hak-Man Kim (Incheon National University)
Resilient Hybrid Technology for High-Value Microgrids (RHYTHM)
15:20-15:30 Discussion
15:30-16:00 Break
 16:00-18:00 REMOTE Session
Chairs: Xavier Vallve (TTA) &
Ryoichi Hara (Hokkaido University)
16:00-16:15 Dongjun Won (Inha University)
DC Island Microgrid in Korea
16:15-16:20 Discussion
16:20-16:35 Saikat Chakrabarti (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur)
Development of a Smart Microgrid R&D Platform in the Indian Context
16:35-16:40 Discussion
 16:40-16:55 Michael Ross (Yukon College) & Farid Katiraei (Quanta Technology)
Practical Considerations for Remote Microgrid Design and EMS
 16:55-17:00 Discussion
17:00-17:15 Arnaud Henin (Gommyr)
Solar Battery Microgrids vs. Solar Home Systems
 17:15-17:20 Discussion
17:20-17:35 Chun-Der Chang (CHEM)
Penghu Dongjiyu Microgrid Enhancement
 17:35-17:40 Discussion
17:40-17:55 Heleno Sanches (ECREEE)
Hybrid Microgrids in Cabo Verde
17:55-18:00 Closing Session
Back-up Speakers

Suitable for session: Asia
Hirohisa Aki (University of Tsukuba)
Microgrids for Resilience and Recovery from a disaster
Suitable for session: Europe
Mihai Sanduleac (University Politehnica of Bucharest)
Enabling Microgrids by Rhizomes of the EU NobelGrid project
Maria Brucoli (EdF R&D)
CommUNITY – Brixton commercial non wires microgrid
Jan von Appen (Fraunhoffer IEE)
New approaches for energy management and grid integration for decentralized energy systems
Suitable for session: The Americas
Chris Lute (NREL)
Microgrid Projects in Central America
Chris Marnay (Berkeley Lab)
DC Distribution in Buildings
Suitable for session: Remote
Kostas Latoufis (NTUA)
Hybrid PV/Wind Minigrids for Rural Community Energy Projects