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Workshop Programme

for period 24-27 May

Energy Systems Week

24-27 May

Timetable

Monday 24 May
13:00-14:00 Buffet lunch SCS
14:00-15:15 Hobbs, B; Ralph, D (Johns Hopkins/Cambridge) SCS
  What makes electricity different? Dumb grids, the ultimate just-in-time problem, and polar bears Sem 1
15:15-15:45 Tea and coffee SCS
15:45-17:00 Hobbs, B; Ralph, D (Johns Hopkins/Cambridge) SCS
  Things we don't know how to do: Huge nonconvex smart auctions; combining financial and structural models; and multilevel games Sem 1
Tuesday 25 May
09:30-10:45 Meyn, S (Urbana-Champaign) SCS
  Dynamic models for electric power markets Sem 1
10:45-11:15 Tea and coffee SCS
11:15-12:30 Vinnecombe, G (Cambridge) SCS
  A scalable approach to the stability of power networks Sem 1
12:30-14:00 Buffet lunch SCS
14:00-15:15 Bialek, J (Durham) SCS
  Wide area blackouts: why do they happen and how can modelling help? Sem 1
15:15-15:45 Tea and coffee SCS
15:45-17:00 Kirschen, D (Manchester) SCS
  New formulations of the Optimal Power Flow (OPF) problem Sem 1
Wednesday 26 May
11:00-12:15 O'Malley, M (Dublin) SCS
  Mathematical modelling for wind energy integration studies Sem 1
13:00-14:00 Buffet lunch SCS
14:25-14:30 Open for Business: Introduction and welcome - Sir David Wallace SCS
14:30-15:00 Meyn, S (Urbana-Champaign) SCS
  Is there a deregulated electricity market operating in the world today? Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Smith, S (Ofgem) SCS
  Ensuring the adequacy of future energy systems Sem 1
15:30-16:00 Bialek, J (Durham) SCS
  Mathematical modelling of future energy systems Sem 1
16:00-16:30 Murray, C (National Grid) SCS
  A national grid fit for the future Sem 1
16:30-17:00 Tea and coffee SCS
17:00-18:00 (Chair) Pollitt, M SCS
  Panel discussion Sem 1
18:00-19:00 Wine reception SCS
19:00-21:00 Dinner at Churchill College SCS
Thursday 27 May
09:45-10:15 Riches, S (EPSRC) SCS
  UK Research Councils Energy Programme Sem 1
10:15-11:00 Meah, N (Dept of Energy and Climate Change) SCS
  Including future uncertainty in economic projection models Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Tea and coffee SCS
11:30-12:15 Richards, A (National Grid Control Centre) SCS
  Demand forecasting Sem 1
12:15-13:00 Tritschler, M (KEMA consulting) SCS
  Smartgrid control challenges Sem 1
13:00-14:00 Buffet lunch SCS
14:00-15:00 Discussion groups SCS
15:00-16:00 Plenary session and report back SCS
16:00-16:30 Tea and coffee SCS
Other Seminars
Seminars in the University
National and International Scientific Research Meetings

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