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

2020 Edition is a virtual event via Zoom.

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Day 1 – August 18, 2020
2:00PM to 3:30PM Session
All Times Are Central Time

An Introduction to Research at Texas State
and Digital 360 Summit Hall of Fame Award

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

2:00-2:15 (15min) – Dr. Walt Horton, Chief Research Officer & Associate Vice President for Research & Federal Relations at Texas State University.

2:15-2:30 (15min) – Steve Frayser, Executive Director of STAR Park and Co-Director of Materials Applications Research Center at Texas State University

2:30-2:40 (10min) – Jason Giulietti, President of Greater San Marcos Partnership

2:40-3:00 (20min) – Dr. Stan McClellan, Professor at Ingram School of Engineering and Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State, and Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and MARC-Fellow/Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

3:00-3:30 – Intros by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

Inductee Award Video

Remarks by 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


Day 1 – August 18, 2020
4:00PM to 5:30PM Session
All Times Are Central Time

Smart Networks Keynote and Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

4:00-4:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 1 – Networks
Caroline Chan – VP and GM of 5G Infrastructure at Intel

4:30-5:30 (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, Ty Roberts – Itron



Day 2 – August 19, 2020
2:00PM to 3:30PM Session
All Time Are Central Time

Smart Energy & Utilities Keynote and Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

2:00 -2:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 2 – Energy & Utilities
Cris Eugster – COO at CPS Energy

2:30-3:30 (60min) – Smart Energy & Utilities Panel
Moderator: Cristiano Monsalves – CMG
Panel: Cris Eugster – CPS Energy, Semih Aslan – TXST, Cengizhan Yenerim – Engie, Greg Flay – Austin Energy, Phil Nevels – Exelon, David Hubbard – NBU, Darren Schauer – GVEC


Day 2 – August 19, 2020
4:00PM to 5:30PM

All Times Are Central Time

Smart Buildings & Infrastructure Keynote and Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

4:00-4:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 3 – Smart Buildings & Infrastructure
Pat Meagher – Principal at CMG, Former VP of Technology at Katerra

4:30-5:30 (60min) – Smart Buildings & Infrastructure Panel
Moderator: Dr. John Schemmel – TXST
Panel: Pat Meagher – CMG/Katerra,  Rebecca Davio – Texas State, Jay Zoellner – Kiwi Power, Alper Uzmeler – Anka Labs, Sunil Cherian – Spirae, Scott Hinson – Pecan Street Inc.



Day 3 – August 20, 2020
2:00PM to 3:30PM

All Times Are Central Time

Water & Wastewater Keynote and Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

2:00-2:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 4 – Water & Wastewater
David Collinsworth – CEO of Brazos River Authority

2:30-3:30 (60min) – Smart Water/Wastewater Panel
Moderator: Jim Good – Parkview Advisors
Panel: David Collinsworth – BRA, Keisuke Ikehata – TXST, Brandon Cottrell – JEA, Kevin Patteson – GBRA, Ian Taylor – NBU Water, Dave Mackie – Olea Edge Analytics


Day 3 – August 20, 2020
4:00PM to 5:30PM

All Times Are Central Time

Public Safety Keynote and New Financial Tools Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

4:00-4:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 5 – Public Safety Innovation
Dr. J. Pete Blair – Executive Director of Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training at Texas State University 

4:30-5:30 (60min) – New Industry Financial Tools
Moderator: Dixon Wright – USI
Panel: Jon Previtali – Wells Fargo, David Crowly – Birch Infrastructure, Nathan Wood – Construction Progression Coalition, Arun Vedhathiri – National Grid, Mike Bond – Euler Hermes, Charlie Fiechter – Blue Planet Funding



Day 4 – August 25, 2020
2:00PM to 3:30PM

All Times Are Central Time

Smart Cities Keynote and Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

2:00-2:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 6 – 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.

2:30-3:30 (60min) – Smart Cities Panel
Moderator: Llewellyn King – Publisher and Host of White House Chronicles
Panel: John Butler – UT-Austin, Arun Vedhathari – National Grid (NY, MA, RI), Rebecca Davio – Texas State, Helen Ramirez – City of Brownsville, TX, David Jacot – City of Los Angeles, Dennis Gakunga – City of Chula Vista, CA, Ryan Trujillo – Colorado Springs, CO


Day 4 – August 25, 2020
4:00PM to 5:30PM

All Times Are Central Time

Sensors & Edge Computing Keynote and Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

4:00-4:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 7 – Sensors
Kumi Premathilake – SVP of Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Utility Automation at Aclara

4:30-5:30 (60min) – Sensors & Edge Computing Panel
Moderator: Dr. Ed Piner – TXST
Panel: Mark Federle – QinetiQ, Giri Iyer – Sentient-Networks, Kevin Corcoran – Aclara, Scott Hinson – Pecan Street Inc., Mike Bates – Intel, Brent Lunceford – Memstronics



Day 5 – August 26, 2020
2:00PM to 3:30PM

All Times Are Central Time

BigData/Software Keynote and Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

2:00-2:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 9 – BigData/Software
Stefan Wolf, Global VP of Go-To-Market Execution for Utilities at SAP

2:30-3:30 (60min) – BigData/Software Panel
Moderator: David Forfia – Gridwise Architecture Council
Panel: Dr. Ziliang Zong – TXST, Sonny Garg – Uptake, John Matranga – OSIsoft, Brad Williams – Oracle, Vinod Tiwari – PowerLedger


Day 5 – August 26, 2020
4:00PM to 5:30PM

All Times Are Central Time

Smart Mobility Keynote and Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

4:00-4:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 10 – Smart Mobility
Jason JonMichael – Assistant Director of Transportation at City of Austin

4:30-5:30 (60min) – Smart Mobility Panel
Moderator: Bill Marsh – CMG
Panel: Jason JonMichael – City of Austin, Cameron Freberg – Austin Energy, Reid Westwood – Skytran, Darran Anderson – TXDOT, Chris King – Siemens, Jim Wilde – Texas State, Alex Keros – General Motors



Day 6 – August 27, 2020
2:00PM to 3:30PM

All Times Are Central Time

New Regulations and Business Models Keynote and Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

2:00-2:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote – 11 – New Regulations & Business Models
Jim Steffes – EVP Corporate Affairs at Direct Energy / Centrica

2:30-3:30 (60min) – New Regulations and Business Models Panel
Moderator: Tom Rose – CMG
Panel: Jim Steffes – Direct Energy, Jon Wellinghoff – GridPolicy, Laura Beane – Engie, Eric Padilla – Vistra, Suzanna Mora-Schrader – Exelon


Day 6 – August 27, 2020
4:00PM to 4:30PM

All Times Are Central Time

Space Leadership Keynote and Smart Factory & Industry 4.0 Panel

Welcome by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State

4:00-4:30 (30min) – Industry Keynote 6 – Space Leadership
George Salazar – Human Computing Interfaces Chief Engineer and Leader at NASA

4:30-5:30 (60min) – Smart Factory & Industry 4.0 Panel
Moderator: Jesus Jimenez – TXST
Panel: Franco van Heijningen – Crean, Michael Raiford – Raiford LLC / Former Samsung, Tune Lerher – University of Maribor, Damian Valles – TXST, John Dywer – CMG / Former Flextronics

Closing Remarks by Andres CarvalloCEO of CMG and Professor of Innovation/Co-Director of CIEDAR at Texas State



Digital 360 Summit Trailer Video

Smart Utilities, Grid, Edge video

Smart Cities video

New Regulations, Financial Tools and Business Models video

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