The sixth annual Smart Grid Workshop (SGW) at Texas A&M University (TAMU) is going to be held in College Station on the 8th of May, 2018. It is the second Smart Grids Big Data (SGBD) Spoke Workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) organized to support the SGBD Spoke project, a collaborative effort between Dr. Mladen Kezunovic (PI, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas A&M; Director, TEES Smart Grid Center) and Co-PIs from Texas A&M: Drs. Dilma Da Silva (Professor, Department Head, Computer Science & Engineering), P.R. Kumar (Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering), and Le Xie (Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering). Sub-awardees on the project are Dr. Santiago Grijalva (Professor, Georgia Tech) and Dr. Zoran Obradovic (Temple University). The workshop will be followed by leadership meetings on the 9th of May, 2018.
At the first workshop of the SGBD Spoke project held on the 18th of April, 2017, the theme was “Using Smart Grids Big Data.” More than 130 people attended the SGBD workshop, including NSF supported participants, faculty and students from Texas A&M University, and representatives from the government and non-profit organizations and industry. There were travel grant recipients, a total of 26, including 15 young faculty, researchers and postdocs and 9 graduate students. In addition to U.S. travel grant recipients, there were foreign visitors from UK, Singapore, Croatia and Brazil.
Goals and Objectives
The second Workshop will be aimed at reporting the progress of the project and refining the Working Group allocation and scope agreed after the first workshop, focusing on the tasks of future collaborations. This effort will be pursued through a Workshop agenda with the following tentative format:
The program can be viewed here.
The workshop will provide ample opportunities to engage in discussion with faculty, students and a number of representatives from manufacturing and service industry, government organizations and non-profit entities.
Sponsorship Levels and Benefits
- Gold: $1,500 Sponsorship for registration of chairs, co-chairs, TAMUS faculty, staff, and students, and for the lunch. To be announced online, at the opening and at lunch;
- Silver: $1,000 Sponsorship for the reception. To be announced online, at the opening, and at the reception;
- Bronze: $500 Sponsorship for student registration and poster competition. To be announced online and at the opening.
These options are available using credit card or choosing invoice for check at the registration website here.
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