Pre-Conference Workshops
Sunday April 20, 2008

Session 0.2.1

Pre-Conference Workshop II: AMI Star Wars
Chairman: Philip Bane, Managing Editor, Smart Grid News, WA

AMI SECURITY

12h30 – 13h00

Activities of the AMI Security Task Force (AMI-SEC)
Darren Highfill, Co-Chairman of AMI-SEC, Enernex, TN

13h00 – 13h30

Meter to Grid … When Nothing is Working
Venkat Shastri, CEO, PCN Technology, CA 

13h30 – 14h00

AMI Life Cycle Management & Security Implications
Jim Alfred, Director, Product Development, Certicom, CA

AMI OPERATIONS AND SCALABILITY

14h30 – 15h00

Case study: AMI implementation
Meir Shargal, Principal, Capgemini Global Utility Practice, NY

15h00 – 15h30

AMI Scalability
Darrel van Dyke, Master Architect, Emerging Solutions and Alliances, HP, CA

15h30 – 15h45

Near real-time AMI operations
Ray Bell, Chairman & CEO, Grid Network

(Presentation not available – For further information please contact the web manager: natasha.johnson@spintelligent.com)

15h45 – 16h00

Barbarians at your Gate(way): Legal risks and opportunities for advanced metering systems
Mark Foley, Partner, Foley & Lardner, WI