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US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC) 2018 Conference

The US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC, http://ucgec.org) is pleased to announce that the 2018 Seminar Series #1 “Smart/Green/Happy Cities Conference” will be held at 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm on November 9, 2018 in Palo Alto.

Several distinguished speakers, including top executives and leading professionals from utilities, DER management companies, smart grid technology & solution providers and City Governments will share their experiences and insights.

There will be networking opportunities and refreshments. RSVP today as seats are limited!

* $10 for registered attendee, but will charge $20 after November 8th and at the door.

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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm: Registration

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm: Welcome Remarks

Moderator: Dr. James T. Caldwell, Chair, Green Building, Eco-City Working Group

  • Professor Robert Wu: Chairman & CEO, UCGEC and Dr. Bob Larson, President, UCGEC

2:50 pm to 4:00 pm: Panel Session 1
Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools will replace some obsolete jobs and create many more jobs for users and developers to empower residents, visitors and smarter organizations to solve big problems and make our cities smarter, greener and happier.

Moderator: Dr. James T. Caldwell

  • Charles Mee, California Public Utilities Commission,
    -- “Report from CPUC”
  • Dr. Di Shi, Global Energy Interconnection GEIRINA,
    -- “From Grid Eye to Grid Mind: AI in Grid Monitoring and Control
  • Wenli Yu, CEO, Archimedes Controls Corp.,
    -- "Innovation and Collaboration Opportunities in Smart, Green Happy Cities”
  • Dr. Steve Chen, CEO, The Third Brain Research Institute,
    -- “Smart Garden Villages, SCP/Green Sustainable Energy; Supercomputer in a Neighborhood”
  • Jeffrey Bunting, CEO, NVXL Technologies,
    -- “Real Time Scaling for Smart City Applications”

4:00 pm to 4:15 pm Coffee Break

4:15 pm to 6:00 pm: Panel Session 2
Cities share evolving, interdependent actors and systems: people, families, schools, neighborhoods, animals, buildings, energy, communications, transportation, food, agriculture, parks, recreation, safety (including emergency preparation & response) etc. Each require mental, physical and social health systems -- plus social, political, medical and business organizations. How can we best collaborate to optimize results for all stakeholders?

Moderator: Dr. James T. Caldwell

  • Fai Chong, Heller Manus Architects,
    -- “Data Driven Urban Planning”
  • Jeffrey Heller, FAIA, Heller Manus Architects,
    -- “Comprehensive Urban Planning”
  • Dr. Katherine Kao Cushing, Executive Director, CommUniverCity; Professor, Environmental Studies, San Jose State University (SJSU)
    and Jo Zientek, Director, Consumer and Environmental Protection Agency, Santa Clara County.
    -- “Stronger Together: CommUniverCity's Collaboration with City and Regional Government to Benefit Residents, Students, and the Environment.”
  • Joanne Tan, CEO, 10+ Visual Branding,
    -- “Effective Civic Engagement in Green, Happy Cities Development

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm: Combined panel, Interaction and Q/A

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More Conference Detail : http://www.ucgec.org/events/our-cities-our-happiness-our-future

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