January 29-31, 2020 |Washington, D.C.

Main Conference Day 2

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration & Coffee

9:00 am - 9:10 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

9:10 am - 9:55 am Soldier Power: Lightweighting Soldier Energy Requirements to Increase Mobility


9:55 am - 10:40 am Mobile Nuclear Power Plants for Ground Operations

Juan Vitali - Chief Strategist for HQDA G-4, US Army

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Juan Vitali

Chief Strategist for HQDA G-4
US Army

10:40 am - 11:25 am Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

11:25 am - 12:10 pm Using Microgrids to Increase Energy Resilience

- Eliminating points of energy failure within critical infrastructure 
- Improving energy management 
- Increasing resiliency through cybersecure microgrids   

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm LEVERAGING COMMERCIAL TECHNOLOGIES TO MODERNIZE DOD’S TACTICAL POWER

• Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) for reducing logistics footprint, extending product life cycle and improving system level reliability and availability
• Enhancing AMMPS capability by incorporating an energy storage system with Masterless Load Demand functionality
• Extending the lifecycle of AMMPS with the injection of modern control technologies

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Luncheon

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm MODELING AND SIMULATION OF BASE ENERGY REQUIREMENTS


2:30 pm - 3:00 pm EMERGING BATTERY TECHNOLOGIES SUPPORTING OPERATIONAL ENERGY

• Bipolar lead acid batteries
• Solid state electrolyte batteries
• Advanced production methods for enhancing battery performance

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm A Review of U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Operational Energy Innovations


4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Making Smart Installations Secure: Increasing Cybersecurity of Facility Related Control Systems

- Installing energy storage systems as back-up power source
- Using advanced sensors and servers to perform system analytics
- Upgrading networks to prevent, detect and recover faster from cyber-attacks 

4:30 pm - 4:40 pm Chairperson's Closing Remarks

4:40 pm - 4:40 pm End of Main Conference Day Two