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FOCUS: Smart Grid

Green Corner, Mitglieder Download event
11/18/10 | 06:30 PM
| 08:30 PM
German Center for Research and Innovation

The German American Chamber of Commerce and the German Center for Research and Innovation proudly announce their next technology focus event.


FOCUS: Smart Grid


 German Center for Research and Innovation
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017

 November 18, 2010
6.30 - 8.30pm


What is the Smart Grid? Why do we need it? Who will benefit from it? What are the various aspects of the Smart Grid (energy generation, energy transmission, energy distribution, smart metering, smart appliances, grid security and robustness, etc.)? What will the costs be and who will bear them? What are the differences/similarities between public perception and acceptance of the Smart Grid in the US vs. Germany? Our panelists will address these and other important questions at this evening event. The roundtable meeting will begin with introductions from our experts before opening up for questions and discussion with the audience. The roundtable will be followed by a networking reception with refreshments.


Kurt Becker (moderator)
Assoc. Provost for Research and Technology Initiatives and Professor of Physics
Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Christian Hoepfner
Director of Technical Operations – Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

Jim Gallagher
Senior Director, Energy Policy – New York City Economic Development Corporation

Barbara Kates-Garnick
Consultant, Urban Technologies - Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Participation Fee for Members $45
Participation Fee for Non-Members $65

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To enhance meaningful discussion, this event will be a small group. If you have questions in advance, please contact avoss(at)gaccny.com.