2015 Symposium

Education and Research for the Future Power Grid

Meeting Objectives

  1. Learn about the educational changes and research initiatives which support emerging developments in electric energy policy, grid modernization, and cyber security.
  2. Share our progress in building a pipeline of well qualified, diverse people to lead the industry in the future.
  3. Stimulate current students to consider careers in the industry.


7:30 a.m.

  • Networking Breakfast  

8:30 a.m.

8:40 a.m.

  • Leading Address: Matt Beaton, WPI '00, Massachusetts Secretary for Energy and Environmental Affairs

9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address: The Symbiosis of Professional and Volunteer Activities in Building a Career in Energy

9:45 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

10:15 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

12:15 p.m.

  • Networking Lunch
    • Including table topics about careers in the energy industry
    • Opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to connect with working professionals

1:15 p.m.

  • Adjourn

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