CFES Annual Conference

February 26, 2015

Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY 12180


Preliminary Program

We are pleased to announce the 2015 Annual Conference of the Center for Future
Energy Systems (CFES) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The conference is
scheduled for Thursday, February 26, 2015 and will be held in the Hilton Garden Inn
in Troy, NY. Major activities of the event include:
- Three parallel oral presentation sessions - 21 presenters
- Luncheon with invited Keynote speaker - Richard Kauffman, Chairman Energy & Finance
- A poster session with Reception and Industry Showcase

The oral sessions will feature presentations by world-class experts in three focused
areas: Energy Storage Technologies and Applications, Energy Efficiency, and Grid
Resiliency and Microgrids. In addition to Center researchers from Rensselaer and Cornell, there will also be invited industry speakers presenting in these sessions. The poster session will showcase CFES research and industry collaboration in numerous areas and provide additional opportunities for individual and more in-depth technical discussion with Center
researchers. The Industry Showcase will feature CFES partner technology, products and capabilities.

Please mark your calendar for this unique opportunity to learn about the latest
advances in energy and to participate in dynamic discussions with CFES partners from
academic, industry and government agencies.

2015 Conference Schedule: February 26, 2015

Check In: (9:00 - 10:00am)

Parallel Oral Sessions - Morning (10:00 - 11:40)

A1 - Energy Storage and Fuel Cells

B1 - Power Electronics, Photovoltaics and Energy Efficiency

C1 - Renewable Energy Systems and Grid Resiliency

Lunch with Keynote Speech: (11:50 - 1:30)

Parallel Oral Sessions - Afternoon (1:40 - 3:00)

A2 - Energy Storage and Fuel Cells

B2 - Power Electronics, Photovoltaics and Energy Efficiency

C2 - Renewable Energy Systems and Grid Resiliency

Poster Session (3:00 - 6:30) - Numerous Topics Related to Energy

Including Reception and Best Student Poster Awards, Industry Showcase

Registration is required for attending the conference and seats are limited, so please register early – registration deadline is February 20, 2015. Please click here for the Registration Form. Please contact Lisa Valenti at or (518) 276-6754 if you need additional information or have any questions.