SMART Series: National Security and the Grid of the Future

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Name: SMART Series: National Security and the Grid of the Future
Date: May 12, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
CNA's Military Advisory Board, a non-partisan organization made up on an elite group of retired three and four star general officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps that studies pressing issues of the day to assess their impact on America's national security, recently released a report titled National Security and Assured Electrical Power to evaluate existing vulnerabilities and emerging technologies that will shape the future of the grid.
 
We invite you to join us for a continental breakfast Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 8:00 am – 10:00 am at the NC Bar Center to hear from retired Lt. General Ken Eickmann, an energy expert and member of CNA's Military Advisory Board, as he discusses his observations as well as the findings and recommendations from the report.

Following Lt. Gen. Eickmann’s overview, a panel of smart grid thought leaders will discuss what actions are needed to further modernize and secure the electric grid. 
 
Panelists:
  • Ewan Pritchard (moderator), Associate Director, North Carolina State University, FREEDM Systems Center
  • Retired Lt. General Ken Eickmann
  • Ed White, Chief Executive Officer & Board Chairman, Field2Base
  • Rick Feathers, Vice President, Associate General CounselNorth Carolina Electric Membership Corporation
  • Rob Currey, Director, Corporate Business Development, ABB


 
Event Sponsors:
  • Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy
  • NCDBA
  • North Carolina Military Business Center
  • Wake County Economic Development
  • CNA Military Advisor Board
Location:

Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster

NC Bar Association Auditorium

8000 Weston Parkway

Cary, NC 27513

Date/Time Information:

Thursday, May 12

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Contact Information:
Emmit Owens
Fees/Admission:

​RTCC Board of Directors: Complimentary
RTCC Leadership Members: Complimentary
RTCC Members: $25 (with promotional code)
Non-Members: $35
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