Watch the Live Broadcast From Blockchain in Energy Forum 2019

by Nicholas Rinaldi September 23, 2019 GTM Squared members get exclusive access to the Blockchain in Energy Forum livestream from New York, as well as the video on-demand after the event. The broadcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, September 25. See the complete agenda below and click here to join today and start watching.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 (all times ET)

9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Welcome & Opening Polls: Getting to Know the Audience
  • Elta Kolo, Ph.D., Research Manager, Grid Edge, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
9:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. The Blockchain Opportunity in the Evolution of the Grid
  • Scott Clavenna, Chairman, Greentech Media
9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Fireside Chat – IBM’s Blockchain Advancements in the Energy Space
  • Neil Gerber, Director, New Energy & Environment, IBM
  • Moderator: Fei Wang, Senior Grid Edge Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m.An Energy Blockchain Retrospective: Is Blockchain Delivering on Promises from Two Years Ago, and What’s Coming Next?
  • Jesse Morris, Chief Commercial Officer, Energy Web Foundation (EWF)
  • Moderator: Elta Kolo, Ph.D., Research Manager, Grid Edge, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Panel: Strategizing Blockchain Adoption and Scalability - Utility Perspectives on Moving from Proof of Concept to Pilot
  • Colleen Metelitsa, Evaluation Manager, Energy Efficiency and Demand Management, Con Edison
  • CK Umachi, Expert Product Manager for Blockchain, PG&E
  • Alex Rojas, Director, Distributed Technologies, Ameren
  • Mohit Anand, Independent Consultant, Blockchain Adoption & Cleantech
  • Moderator: Ben Kellison, Director, Grid Research, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

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12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.Case Study: Blockchain as the Foundation of Alectra's Grid Exchange Transactive Energy Platform
  • Abhinav Tiwari, Head of Advanced Planning, Alectra Utilities
  • Moderator: Francesco Menonna, Research Analyst, Grid Edge, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
12:30 p.m.-12:40 p.m.Energy Blockchain Startup Perspectives: Swytch
  • Evan Caron, CEO & Co-Founder, Swytch
  • Moderator: Elta Kolo, Ph.D., Research Manager, Grid Edge, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
2:10 p.m.-2:40 p.m.Fireside Chat with LO3 Energy
  • Lawrence Orsini, Founder & Principal, LO3 Energy
  • Moderator: Scott Clavenna, Chairman, Greentech Media
2:40 p.m.-2:50 p.m.Energy Blockchain Startup Perspectives: VIA
  • Kate Ravanis, Chief Operating Officer, VIA
  • Moderator: Ben Kellison, Director, Grid Research, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
3:20 p.m.-3:50 p.m.Multi-Stakeholder Presentation: Blockchain as an Integration Platform for EVs, Solar DERs and Wholesale Prices
  • Killian Tobin, CEO, Omega Grid
  • Juliette Chatel, Smart Grid Analyst, EDF Innovation Lab
  • Denver Hinds, R&D Project Manager, Smart Energy Technologies, SMUD
  • Moderator: Elta Kolo, Ph.D., Research Manager, Grid Edge, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
3:50 p.m.-4:10 p.m.Case Study: How BMW is Utilizing Blockchain to Create Renewable Energy Credits for EV Drivers
  • Sean Batir, Machine Learning Engineer, BMW
  • Henry Pease, Research & Development Engineer, BMW
  • Moderator: Kelly McCoy, Research Associate, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
4:10 p.m.-4:55 p.m.Panel: A Whole New Level of Transparency - The Impact of Blockchain on Renewable Energy Credit Tracking and Green Financing
  • Andrew Bruce, CEO, Data Gumbo
  • Bernhard Schiessl, Advisor, Climate Finance, CICERO
  • Moderator: Kelly McCoy, Research Associate, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
4:55 p.m.-5:00 p.m.Closing Remarks
  • Moderator: Scott Clavenna, Chairman, Greentech Media