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Digital 360 Summit is the premier event for senior executives driving industry digitalization, decentralization, and decarbonization.

Day 1 – August 18, 2020

7:00 – Shuttle departs from Embassy Suites to Plum Creek Golf Course

8:00-12:30 (270min) – Golf Tournament at PlumCreek Golf Course

12:30-1:30 (60min) – Lunch at PlumCreek Glenn’s Grill (Golfers only)

1:30 – Shuttle departs from Plum Creek Golf Course back to Embassy Suites

1:00-5:00 (240min) – Registration

1:00-5:30 (240min) – Technology Showcase Setup

2:30-4:30 (120min) – Texas State University Tour

2:30 – Shuttle departs from Embassy Suites to Texas State’s Ingram Hall

3:00 – Arrive traffic circle in front of Ingram Hall
Overview of College of Science and Engineering expansion and the new Ingram Hall
3D Printing
Maker Space
Industrial Robotics

3:25 – Walk to RF Mitte Building

3:35 – Tour MBE/Microscopy Centers

3:55 – Tour Construction Management & Concrete Management Research Center

4:10 – Tour of Green Energy Demonstration Project

4:30 – Shuttle departs from RF Mitte Building, meeting on the first-floor loading dock area, and returns to Embassy Suites

2:30 – Shuttle Departs from Embassy Suites to ALERRT Center

3:00 – ALERRT Welcome and Tour

4:30 – Shuttle departs from ALERRT Center back to Embassy Suites

5:30-8:30 (180min) – Welcome Reception at Embassy Suites

6:30-6:40 (10min) – Welcome and Opening Remarks by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

6:40-7:00 (20min) – Diamond Sponsor Keynote

7:00-7:10 (10min) – Gold Sponsor Keynote

7:10-7:30 (20min) – Digital 360 Summit Hall of Fame Award

Jon Wellinghoff – CEO of GridPolicy / Former FERC Chairman & Digital 360 Summit Hall of Famer

Pat Wood III – New Inductee into Digital 360 Summit Hall of Fame

7:30-8:30 (60min) – Network Reception at Technology Showcase

Day 2 – August 19, 2020

8:00-5:00 – Registration

6:30-8:30 (120min) – Breakfast at Embassy Suites

8:30-8:45 (15min) – Break at Technology Showcase

8:45-8:55 (10min) – Welcome and Opening Remarks by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

8:55-9:00 (5min) – Dr. Walt Horton, Chief Research Officer & Associate Vice President for Research & Federal Relations at Texas State University.

9:00-9:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 1 – Networks

Caroline Chan – VP and GM of 5G Infrastructure at Intel

9:30-10:30 (60min) – Smart Networks Panel
Moderator: Dr. Stan McClellan – TXST
Panel: Caroline Chan – Intel, Jon Vestal – Telstra, Steve Lowe – AT&T, Mar Tarres – Anterix, Liam Quinn – Dell, Jesper Eriksson – NoviFlow

10:30-10:45 (15min) – Break at Technology Showcase

10:45-11:15 (30min) – Industry Keynote 2 – Energy & Utilities

Tony Tewelis – VP of Transmission and Distribution at Arizona Public Service

11:15-12:15 (60min) – Smart Energy Panel
Moderator: Cristiano Monsalves – CMG
Panel: Semih Aslan – TXST, Cengizhan Yenerim – Engie, Greg Flay – Austin Energy, Vivian Bouet – CPS Energy, Phil Nevels – Exelon, Gretchen Reuwer – NBU

12:15-1:00 (45min) – Lunch Break at Technology Showcase

1:00-1:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 3 – Buildings & Infrastructure

Pat Meagher – VP of Technology at Katerra

1:30-2:30 (60min) – Smart Buildings & Infrastructure Panel
Moderator: Dr. John Schemmel – TXST
Panel: Pat Meagher – Katerra,  TBD, TBD, TBD, TBD, TBD

2:30-3:00 (30min) – Industry Keynote 4 – Water & Wastewater

David Collinsworth – CEO of Brazos River Authority

3:00-3:15 (15min) – Break at Technology Showcase

3:15-4:15 (60min) – Smart Water/Wastewater Panel
Moderator: Jim Good – Parkview Advisors
Panel: Keisuke Ikehata – TXST, Brandon Cottrell – JEA, Kevin Patteson – GBRA, Nacy Pappas – NBU Water, Doug Evanson – San Antonio WS, Franco Lucarelli – City of Warren OH, Dave Mackie – Olea Edge Analytics

4:15-4:45 (30min) – Industry Keynote 5 – Innovation

Dr. J. Pete Blair – Executive Director of Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training at Texas State University 

4:45-5:45 (60min) – New Industry Financial Tools
Moderator: Dixon Wright – USB
Panel: Jon Previtali – Wells Fargo, David Crowly – Brich Infrastructure, Nathan Wood – Construction Progression Coalition, Arun Vedhathiri – National Grid, Mike Bond – Euler Hermes, Charlie Fietcher – Blue Planet Funding, Michal Wotjak – Mortenson

5:45-6:15 (30min) – Industry Keynote 6 – Leadership

George Salazar – Human Computing Interfaces Chief Engineer and Leader at NASA

6:15-6:30 (15min) – Closing remarks by Andres Carvallo

6:30-8:30 (120min) – Network Reception at Technology Showcase

8:30-10:30 (180min) – Hospitality Suite – More Networking

Day 3 – August 20, 2020

8:00-5:00 – Registration

6:30-8:30 (120min) – Breakfast at Embassy Suites Hotel Restaurant

8:30-8:45 (15min) – Break at Technology Showcase

8:45-8:55 (10min) – Welcome and Opening Remarks by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

8:55-9:00 (5min) – Steve Frayser, Executive Director of STAR Park and Co-Director of Materials Applications Research Center at Texas State University

9:00-9:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 7 – Smart Cities

John Butler – IC2 Endowed Fellow, J. Marion West Chair in Constructive Capitalism, and Director of the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs at The University of Texas at Austin.

9:30-10:30 (60min) – Smart Cities Panel
Moderator: Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State
Panel: Arun Vedhathari – National Grid, Steve Adler – City of Austin, Errick Thompson – City of Dallas, Helen Ramirez – City of Brownsville, Writ Bease – City of Round Rock, Bert Lumbreras – City of San Marcos

10:30-10:45 (15min) – Break at Technology Showcase

10:45-11:15 (30min) – Industry Keynote 8 – Sensors


11:15-12:15 (60min) – Sensors Panel
Moderator: Dr. Ed Piner – TXST
Panel:QinetiQ, TBD, TBD, TBD, TBD, TBD

12:15-1:15 (60min) – Lunch Break at Technology Showcase

1:15-1:45 (30min) – Industry Keynote 9 – BigData/Software

Stefan Wolf, Global VP of Go-To-Market Execution for Utilities at SAP

1:45-2:45 (45min) – BigData/Software Panel
Moderator: David Forfia – Gridwise Architecture Council
Panel: Dr. Ziliang Zong – TXST, Sonny Garg – Uptake, Richard Beeson – OSIsoft, Brad Williams – Oracle, Vinod Tiwari – PowerLedger, TBD – Microsoft

2:45-3:00 (15min) – Break at Technology Showcase

3:00-3:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 10 – Smart Mobility

Jason JonMichael – Assistant Director of Transportation at City of Austin

3:30-4:30 (60min) – Smart Mobility Panel
Moderator: Bill Marsh – CMG
Panel: Jason JonMichael – City of Austin, Cameron Freberg – Austin Energy, Katie Herbek – Ford, Reid Westwood – Skytran, Robert Langford – Honda, Anh Selissen – TXDOT, Chris King – Siemens

4:30-5:00 (30min) – Industry Keynote – 11 – New Regulations

Jim Steffes – EVP Corporate Affairs at Direct Energy / Centrica

5:00-6:00 (60min) – New Regulations and Business Models Panel
Moderator: Tom Rose – CMG
Jon Wellinghoff – GridPolicy, Jim Steffes – Direct Energy, Bob Helton – Engie, Lamont Hill – Oncor Electric Delivery, Eric Padilla – Vistra Energy, Mason Emnett – Exelon

6:00-6:30 (30min) – Closing Remarks by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

6:30-8:00 (90 min) – Refreshments and Networking at Technology Showcase

8:00-10:00 (120min) – Hospitality Suite – Casual Eats, Drinks and More Networking at Presidential Suite

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