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Sunday, May 13, 2012
5/13/12 8:30am-4:30pm  Chapter Caucus
403
  Divisions Caucus
404
5/13/2012 9:00am - 5:00pm  Energy and Gender Workshop - Registration Required
404
5/13/2012 10:00am - 2:00pm  WREN Council Meeting - by invitation
401
5/13/2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm  Young ISES Meeting
401
5/13/12 7:00pm - 10:00pm  Opening Reception
Westin Denver Downtown
 
Monday, May 14, 2012
5/14/12 7:00am-8:00am  Speakers Breakfast
2C
5/14/2012 7:00am - 8:00am  ASES Sustainability Division Meeting (division members only)
1e
5/14/2012 7:00am - 8:30am  ISES SEJ Associate Editors Meeting
1a
5/14/12 8:15am-10:00am  Opening Plenary Session
Wells Fargo Theatre
10:30am - 11:45am   Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/14/2012 10:30am-11:45am  CSP Optical Analysis (Technical)
1c
  Biomass and Liquid Fuels 1 (Technical)
2b
 
The Built Environment
5/14/2012 10:30am-11:45am  Daylighting (Technical) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Building Design (Ignite) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
4b
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/14/2012 10:30am-11:45am  Solar Resource Measurements (Technical)
3b
  The Opportunities for Renewables in the Transportation Sector (Technical)
2a
5/14/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Running the World on Renewables: Alternatives (Forum)
1d
 
Energy Access
5/14/2012 10:30am-11:45am  Implications for Renewable Energy on Carbon Reductions (Forum)
1e
 
Energy and Gender
5/14/2012 10:30am-11:45am  Energy and Gender Session-1: Sweden, Nicaragua, The Netherlands and India (Technical)
4c
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/14/2012 10:30am-11:45am  Navigating Clean Energy Policies (Forum)
4e
  Energy - Water Nexus: International Perspective (Forum)
3a
  The Role of Renewable Energy in Energy Security (Forum)
1f
 
WREC Forum
5/14/2012 10:30am-11:45am  Plenary - WREC-I Dr. Altwaijri (ISESCO)
4a
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/14/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Waste to Energy at the Greenest Zoo in the World
1a
   
 
5/14/2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm  ASES Annual Meeting
2a
11:45am - 1:15pm   LUNCH
1:15pm - 2:30pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/14/2012 1:15pm-2:30pm  CSP Applications 1 (Technical)
1c
  Biomass and Liquid Fuels 2 (Technical)
2b
 
The Built Environment
5/14/2012 1:15pm-2:30pm  Building Design (Technical) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Building, Shading & Daylight (Ignite) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
4c
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/14/2012 1:15pm-2:30pm  Resource Variability and Modeling (Technical)
3b
  Biofuels: Planning for a Viable Industry (Forum)
4d
  Addressing the Barriers to Successful Small Wind Development (Forum)
1d
 
Energy Access
5/14/2012 1:15pm-2:30pm  Impacts of Renewable Fuels: Environmental, Social and Economic Sustainability (Forum)
1e
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/14/2012 1:15pm-2:30pm  Opportunities and Challenges in U.S.-China Clean Energy Cooperation (Forum)
4e
  A Break in the Clouds: Assessing Growth in the Solar Labor Market (Forum)
3a
  Commercial Market Innovations to Put U.S. Solar on the World Stage (Forum)
1f
  Can U.S. Renewable Law & Policy Catch Up? (Forum)
2a
 
WREC Forum
5/14/2012 1:15pm-2:30pm  WREC-I International Forum on Ocean Energy I
4a
 
WREN
5/14/2012 1:15pm-2:30pm  WREN-II (Technical)
4b
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/14/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Innovative Financing: Public Banking and Renewable Energy
1a
   
2:45pm - 4:00pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  CSP Applications 2 (Technical)
1c
  PV & Wind Applications (Ignite)
2b
 
The Built Environment
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Cooling Buildings (Technical) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Passive and Active Solar Energy for Net Zero Buildings (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
4e
 
Climate Change
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Biochar: An Optimum Approach to Carbon Negativity (Forum)
1d
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Impacts of Renewable Electricity Generation Technologies: Environmental, Social and Economic Sustainability (Forum)
2a
  Solar Resource Forecasting-I (Technical)
4d
 
Energy Access
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  ISES Solar Education Exchange (ISEE): Creating Brighter Futures (Forum)
1e
 
Energy and Gender
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Energy and Gender Session (Technical)
4c
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Biofuels and Bioenergy (Technical)
3a
  Finance, Policy & Marketing Potluck (Ignite)
3b
 
WREC FORUM
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  WREC-I (Technical)
4a
  WREC-II (Technical)
4b
 
WREN
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  WREN Variegated (Ignite)
1f
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/14/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Golden Colorado: 2 Paths Toward Residential Conversion to Net Zero
1a
   
4:15pm - 5:30pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/14/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  National Lab Concentrating Solar Power Testing Capabilities (Forum)
1c
  Radically Reducing the Cost of Solar Water Heaters (Forum)
2b
  Panels in the Wind: How Wind Studies are Impacting the Solar Industry (Forum)
2a
 
The Built Environment
5/14/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Emerging Architecture - ASES Division Forum - AIA Committee on the Environment Award Winners 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Path to Zero: The Evolution of Ultra Efficient Architecture on the NREL Campus (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1f
  Higher Education and the Solar Revolution (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1d
  Automated and Intelligent Solar Shading - The Next Generation (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
4e
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/14/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Solar Forecasting: Needs and Solutions (Forum)
3b
  Opportunities for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in Transportation (Technical)
4d
 
Energy Access
5/14/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Educating Communities (Forum Highlights)
1e
 
Energy and Gender
5/14/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Careers of Empowered Women in Sustainable Energy Science & Technology: WISEST (Forum)
4c
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/14/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Financing International Renewable Energy Projects in the Year of Sustainability for All (Forum)
3a
 
WREC Forum
5/14/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  WREC-I (Technical)
4a
  WREC-II (Technical)
4b
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/14/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  High Altitude, Cold Climate Design Considerations
1a
 
5/14/2012 5:45pm - 7:00pm  Concentrating Solar Power Reception - by invitation
2c
5/14/2012 5:30pm - 7:00pm  SOLARTODAY Reception - invitation only
5/14/2012 5:30pm - 6:30pm  ASES Small Wind Division Meeting (members only)
1e
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
5/15/12 7:00am-8:00am  Speakers Breakfast
2c
5/15/2012 7:00am - 8:00am  ASES CSP Division Meeting (division members only)
1e
  ASES Solar Electric Division Meeting (division members only)
1d
  ASES Sustinable Buildings Division Meeting (division members only)
1c
  ASES Sustainable Transportation Division Meeting (division members only)
4d
  ASES Clean Energy and Water Division Meeting (division members only)
4e
5/15/12 8:15am-10:00am  Morning Plenary Session
Wells Fargo Theatre
5/15/2012 10:00am - 5:00pm  Exhibit Hall Open
Exhibit Hall D
5/15/2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm  ISES Annual General Meeting (AGM)
4b
10:30am - 11:45am  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/15/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Photovoltaic Materials and Applications (Ignite)
2b
  The Future of Concentrating Solar Power (Forum)
1c
  The Beat Goes On in Solar Heating R&D: Collectors & Storage (Technical)
3a
 
The Built Environment
5/15/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Building Modeling & Efficiency (Ignite) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Housing That Merges Sustainability and Affordability (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
2a
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/15/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Renewable Energy Assessment and Generation Poster Session
Exhibit Hall D
  The Intersection of Photovoltaics and Electric Vehicles (Forum)
4d
  Solar Resource Forecasting-II (Technical)
1d
  Understanding and Addressing Environment, Health, and Safety Risks of PV Manufacturing (Forum)
3b
 
Energy Access
5/15/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Beyond Solarize (Forum)
1e
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/15/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Securitization as a Means to Improve Renewable Energy Project Finance (Forum)
4e
5/15/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Local, National and International Renewable Energy Programs (Forum) CANCELLED
4f
  A Panel Discussion Moderated by Juwi Solar with Key Representatives from Major Utilities. CANCELLED
1f
 
WREC Forum
5/15/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  WREC-I WREN Plenary - 1 GBCI General CE Hour
4a
 
WREN
5/15/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  WREN-I: Wind Energy Technology (Technical)
4b
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/15/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Fostering Electric Vehicle Expansion in the Rockies
1a
   
11:45am - 1:15pm  LUNCH
 
5/15/2012 11:45am - 1:15pm   SBSE Annual Meeting
1b
1:15pm - 2:30pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/15/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Solar Poster Session
Exhibit Hall D
  Photovoltaic Systems 1 (Technical)
2b
  A Solar Potpourri: Water Heating, Space Heating, Space Cooling, and Analysis Tools (Technical)
1c
  Wind Energy Applications (Technical)
1d
  International Wind (Forum)
3a
 
The Built Environment
5/15/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Sustainable Commercial Buildings & Low Energy Architecture in Colorado (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD CANCELLED
1b
  Constructing the In-Between: Bridging Gaps in Design, Simulation, and Assessment of High Performance Buildings (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
2a
 
Climate Change
5/15/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Climate Change and Renewable Energy (Technical)
1f
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/15/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Variable Generation (Technical)
4d
  Resource Assessment Methods (Ignite)
3b
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/15/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Bankability and Financing (Forum)
4b
  Innovative Financing for Distributed Generation RE Projects in Colorado (Forum)
4e
  On the Path to Equilibrium-Lessons Learned for Net Zero Energy Housing in Cold Climates (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour
4f
  U.S. & China: Policy (Technical)
1e
 
WREC Forum
5/15/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  WREC-I International Forum on Ocean Energy (II)
4a
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/15/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Local Solutions, Local Plans: the Tale of Three Cities
1a
   
2:45pm - 4:00pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/15/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Solar Chemistry (Technical)
1d
 
The Built Environment
5/15/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Building, Heating & Cooling (Ignite) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
 
Climate Change
5/15/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Communicating the Climate Change Crisis (Forum)
1f
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/15/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Solar Charged Vehicles: The Future of Driving (Forum)
4d
  Solar Resource Methods (Technical)
1e
 
Energy Access
5/15/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Solar For Everyone (Forum)
1c
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/15/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  High Renewable Energy Penetration Case Studies (Forum)
4f
 
WREC Forum
5/15/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  WREC-I (Technical)
4a
  WREC-II (Technical)
4b
 
WREN Spcial Papers
5/15/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  WREN-IV - Solar Radiation and Associated Topics (Technical)
4e
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/15/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Keys to Success: The Importance of Colorado Business Incubators in Supporting Innovation and Entrepreneurship
1a
   
4:15pm - 5:30pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/15/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  PV Stress Testing (Forum)
1d
  In Hot Water: Solar Hot Water Issues in Utility Programs (Forum)
4d
 
The Built Environment
5/15/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Integration of PV with EE, DR and ES - Tools and Approaches (Forum) 1.25 LU/HSW/SD
1b
 
Energy Generation, Distribution & Transportation
5/15/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Solar Variability & Forecasting (Ignite)
4e
 
Energy Access
5/15/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Puzzle Pieces (Ignite)
1e
 
Energy and Gender
5/15/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Showcasing Women in Energy Organizations (Forum)
4f
 
WREC Forum
5/15/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  WREC-I (Technical)
4a
  WREC-II (Technical)
4b
 
WREN
5/15/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  (re)Thinking the Energy Conversation (Forum)
4c
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/15/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Power of the People – Citizen and Non-profit Initiatives in Colorado
1a
 
5/15/2012 6:00pm - 7:00pm  ASES Fellows Reception
4c
5/15/2012 6:00pm - 10:00pm  Gala Awards Banquet - ticket required
2b
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
5/16/2012 7:00am - 8:00am  Speakers Breakfast
2c
5/16/2012 7:00am - 8:00am  ASES Resource Applications Division Meeting (division members only)
4d
  ASES Solar Thermal Division Meeting (division members only)
4e
5/16/2012 7:30am - 5:30pm  CRES - Electric Avenue
5/16/12 8:15am-10:00am  Morning Plenary Session
Wells Fargo Theatre
5/16/2012 8:00am - 5:00pm  Workshop: Solar Airconditioning Technology and System Design - Registration Required
608
5/16/2012 8:00am - Noon  Workshop: Design, Analyze! Using BEopt (Basic/Intermediate) - Registration Required
606
5/16/2012 10:00am - 5:00pm  Exhibit Hall Open
Exhibit Hall D
5/16/2012 10:30am-12:00pm  Quickmount PV Training - Solar Roofing Best Practices -Commercial
501
  Admirals Bank Training - FHA Financing for Residential Solar
503
5/16/2012 10:30am - 12:00pm  Luminate - Engineering Due Diligence and Project Risk Assessment
502
5/16/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Candadian Consulate Training- Tapping into Canada's Financial Advantage and Eco System
502
5/16/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  REFUsol Training - Commercial, 3-Phsase Transformerless,String Inverters
503
5/16/2012 2:45pm - 4:15pm  Solectria Utility-Scale Inverter Training
501
5/16/2012 4:15pm - 5:45pm  RESOL - A Practical Approach To Control Solar Thermal Combisystems
502
10:30am - 11:45am  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/16/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Poster Session - 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
Exhibit Hall D
  Off the Beaten Solar Path: Hybrid Systems and Cooking (Technical)
4b
  PV Performance 2 (Technical)
1c
 
The Built Environment
5/16/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Building Design Tools, General Buildings (Ignite) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
2b
 
Climate Change
5/16/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Climate Change and the Solar Power Industry (Forum)
1d
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/16/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Fast Electric Cars, Solar & Renewable Energy 401(k), Implementing Clean Energy Sustainability (Forum)
4d
  Solar Generation (Ignite)
3b
  Grid Integration 1 (Technical)
4c
  Solar Resources and Forecasting Workshop Highlights (Forum)
1b
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/16/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  The Jobs Numbers Question: A Discussion of Critical Context (Forum)
4e
 
WREC Forum
5/16/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  WREC-I WREN Plenary
4a
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/16/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  The Dynamic and Collaborative Role of Energy and Industry Associations in Colorado
1a
   
5/16/2012 11:45am - 1:15pm  LUNCH
5/16/2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm  Young ISES - -How to get published in a research journal
1a
5/16/2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm  Workshop: Design, Analyze, Optimize! Using BEopt (Advanced) - Registration Required
606
 
5/16/2012 11:45pm - 1:15pm  Women In Solar Energy Luncheon (ticket required)
2c
1:15pm - 2:30pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/16/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  PV Performance 1 (Technical)
4c
 
The Built Environment
5/16/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Passive House Design: Designs, Builders, Training and Certification (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Building Case Studies (Ignite) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
2b
  Building Design Tools (Technical) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1c
 
Climate Change
5/16/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Tools and Data Products for Climate Change and Renewable Energy (Forum)
1d
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/16/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Grid Integration-2 (Technical)
3b
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/16/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Meaningful Certifications Drive Career Development (Forum)
4e
  Market & Cost Trends for Distributed Renewables (Forum)
3a
 
WREC Forum
5/16/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  WREC-I (Technical)
4a
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/16/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Solar Gardens: Cultivating Community Involvement
1a
   
2:45pm - 4:00pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/16/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Salt of the Earth Systems: Solar Desalination (Technical)
1d
  Meeting the Dual Goal of Energy Access and Sustainability - CSP Deployment in Developing Countries (Forum)
1c
 
The Built Environment
5/16/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  From Labs to Practice: the Oregon Sustainability Trail (Forum) 1.25 LU/HSW/SD
2b
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/16/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Competitive Motorsports: Stimulating Demand for Electric Vehicles (Forum)
4d
  Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies (Technical)
3b
  Arc-fault Protection in PV Installations-Ensuring PV Safety and Bankability (Forum)
4c
 
Energy Access
5/16/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Islands: Your Renewable Energy Future (Forum)
1b
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/16/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Workforce & Jobs (Technical)
4e
  Tax Credits & Incentives, Financing (Forum)
3a
 
WREC Forum
5/16/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  WREC-I (Technical)
4a
  WREC-II (Technical)
4b
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/16/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Going Global – Colorado in International Business and Education
1a
   
4:15pm - 5:30pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/16/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Solar Heating & Cooling: The Great Installation Debate (Forum)
1c
  CSP-3 International: CSP Around the World (Forum)
2b
 
The Built Environment
5/16/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Recent Developments in Solar Cooling and Dehumidification (Forum)
1b
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/16/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Strategic Distributed Generated Values from Photovoltaics (Forum)
4d
  What is the future of CPV? (Forum)
4c
 
Energy Access
5/16/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Paths to Progress (Ignite)
3b
 
Energy and Gender
5/16/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Renewables Creating Energy Access for Women in Africa (Forum)
1d
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/16/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  FORUM-Utilizing National Laboratories to Grow Your Business (Forum)
4e
  CANCELLED Outlook and Opportunities: The Growing Solar Demand in the Commercial and Residential Markets (Forum)
3a
 
WREC Forum
5/16/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  WREC-I (Technical)
4a
  WREC-II (Technical)
4b
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/16/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  The Power of Collaboration – Colorado’s Clean Energy Cluster Models
1a
 
Thursday, May 17, 2012
5/17/2012 7:00am - 8:00am  Speakers Breakfast
2c
5/17/2012 7:30am - 5:30pm  CRES - Electric Avenue
5/17/2012 8:00am - 4:30pm  2012 Colorado Small Hydro Association (COSHA) Workshop
501/502
5/17/2012 8:15am - 10:00am  Morning Plenary Session
Wells Fargo Theater
5/17/2012 8:30am - 5:30pm  Workshop: Zero Net Energy Design Workshop - Registration Required
608
  Workshop: Passive Solar Heating Design and Construction Guidelines - Registration Required
610
5/17/2012 10:00am - 3:00pm  Exhibit Hall Open
Exhibit Hall D
5/17/2012 10:30am - 12:00pm  Quickmount PV - Solar Roofing Best Practices -Commercial
503
  Introduction to Growatt
504
5/17/2012 1pm  SolarTAC Facility Tour
No transportation arrangements provided, click for phone number to RSVP.
5/17/2012 2:45pm - 4:15pm  MAGE Industry Training
503
5/17/2012 3pm  SolarTAC Facility Tour
No transportation arrangements provided, click for phone number to RSVP.
10:30am - 11:45am  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/17/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Solar Water Heater Systems: Modeling, Testing, and Rating (Technical)
1c
  Hydro, Ocean, and Storage Applications (Technical)
1d
  Solar Tac (Forum)
4c
 
The Built Environment
5/17/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Solar Buildings (Technical) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Seasonal Storage of Solar Heat-Problems, Pitfalls, Benefits & Solutions (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1f
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/17/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Resource Applications (Technical)
4d
 
Energy Access
5/17/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Are We Sustainable? (Ignite) 1 GBCI General CE Hour
2b
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/17/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Simplify, Integrate & Standardize-How to design successful products for the residential PV market which have mass-market potential (Forum)
2a
  International Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets (Forum)
4e
 
WREC Forum
5/17/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  WREC-I WREN Plenary
4a
 
WREN
5/17/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  WREN - Dust and Solar Collectors: A Showstopper? (Forum)
1e
  WREN-V (Technical)
4b
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/17/2012 10:30am - 11:45am  Colorado – The Right Climate for Business
1a
   
11:45am - 1:15pm  LUNCH
1:15pm - 2:30pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
The Built Environment
5/17/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Shading: A Major Solar Strategy (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
4c
  Building Integrated Photovoltaics (Technical) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Building Monitoring (Technical) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1f
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/17/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Advancements in Grid Integration of Wind and Solar Power in the Western Interconnect (Forum)
4d
  Technologies Working Together (Ignite)
2b
  AC Micro Inverters for PV Technology Shoot-Off (Forum)
1d
 
Energy Access
5/17/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  The Food System Lifecycle: Opportunities for Energy Reduction and Capture (Forum)
1e
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/17/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  Utility Rates for PV (Technical)
2a
  Tearing Down Silos - A Model for Collaborative Public/Private Research in Renewable Energy (Forum)
4e
  Finance & Policy Potluck 1 (Ignite)
3a
 
WREC Forum
5/17/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  WREC-I WREN Plenary
4a
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/17/2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm  A Solar Thermal Roadmap
1a
   
2:45pm - 4:00pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/17/2012 2:30pm - 4:00pm  Technology (Ignite)
2b
5/17/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Some Don't Like it Hot: Solar Cooling (Technical)
1c
 
The Built Environment
5/17/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Building Analysis (Technical)1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Building-Energy Research at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1f
 
Energy Generation, Distribution, & Transportation
5/17/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Weather Prediction and Renewable Energy (Forum)
4d
  Energy Information Tools & Maps: Making Informed Decisions Using Energy Data (Forum)
4c
  DC-to-DC Converter / Optimizer PV Technology Shoot-Off (Forum)
1d
 
Energy Access
5/17/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Accessing Renewable Futures (Forum Highlights)
1e
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/17/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Finance & Policy Potluck 2 (Ignite) 1 GBCI General CE Hour
3a
  Policy, Branding, & Real-Time Pricing (Ignite)
4e
 
WREC Forum
5/17/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  WREC-I (technical)
4a
  WREC-II (Technical)
4b
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/17/2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm  Recharge Colorado: Energy Central
1a
   
4:15pm - 5:30pm  Parallel Sessions are Organized by Track Below
 
Advancements in RE Technology
5/17/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  From Minimizing Risk to Maximizing Performance: Flat Panel PV Resource Assessment Best Practices (Forum)
1f
  Eco-friendly Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Systems (Forum)
1c
  Keys to Successful Solar Water Heating Programs (Forum)
1d
  Quantom Dots, Nanoscience and the Future of Photovoltaics (Forum)
4c
 
The Built Environment
5/17/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Real Stories from Real Buildings (Forum) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
1b
  Bioclimatic Architecture/Daylighting (Ignite) 1 GBCI General CE Hour, 1.25 AIA-LU/HSW/SD
2b
 
Energy Generation, Distribution & Transportation
5/17/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  The Future of Renewable Integration Studies (Forum)
4d
 
Energy Access
5/17/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Renewable Electricity Futures: Exploration of up to 80% Renewable Penetration in the U.S. (Forum)
1e
 
Energy and Gender
5/17/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Opportunities for Women in U.S. Renewable Industries (Forum)
3b
 
Finance, Policy & Marketing
5/17/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Grid Integration & Utility (Technical)
2a
  Standards, Permitting and Codes (Technical) 1 GBCI General CE Hour
4e
  U.S. Renewable Energy Federal Sector Market: What's Working and Why (Forum)
3a
 
WREC Forum
5/17/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  WREC-I (Technical)
4a
 
WREN
5/17/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  WREN: Saudi Arabia (Forum)
4b
 
CRES Showcase Colorado
5/17/2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm  Trends in Clean Energy Policies to Drive a New Energy Economy
1a
 
Friday, May 18, 2012
5/18/2012 9:00am - Noon  SOLD OUT - Tour of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO - ticket required (SOLD OUT)
5/18/2012 2:00pm - 4:00pm  SOLD OUT - Tour of NREL's National Wind Technology Center, Boulder, CO - ticket required