Status and Challenges in Science for Decarbonizing our Energy Landscape

Agenda

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  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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    Transportation

    5:00 PM  -  5:15 PM
    Bus from Hotel to Beckman Center  (Oct 10 Arrival)
    Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel
    Busses will be departing the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel to shuttle attendees to the Beckman Center.
     Optional 
     

    Dining

    5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Welcome buffet dinner  (Oct 10 Dinner)
    Beckman Center - Dining Room
    Dinner will be provided.
     Optional 
     

    Lecture

    7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Distinctive Voices Public Lecture - Accelerating the Clean Energy Transformation  (Distinctive Voices Lecture)
    Beckman Center - Auditorium

    7:00 PM Distinctive Voices Lecture - Auditorium

    Accelerating the Clean Energy Transformation, Ernie Moniz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Speakers:
     Optional  Closed 
     

    Dining

    8:00 PM  -  8:45 PM
    Dessert reception with combined Sackler and Distinctive Voices audiences  (Oct 10 Dessert reception)
    Beckman Center - Atrium
    A dessert reception after the Distinctive Voices lecture will be held.
     Optional 
     

    Transportation

    8:45 PM  -  9:00 PM
    Bus from Beckman Center to Hotel  (Oct 10 Departing)
    Beckman Center - Bus Terminal
    Busses will be departing the Beckman Center to shuttle attendees to the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel
     Optional 
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
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    Transportation

    7:30 AM  -  7:45 AM
    Bus from Hotel to Beckman Center  (Oct 11 Arrival)
    Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel
    Busses will be departing the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel to shuttle attendees to the Beckman Center
     

    Dining

    7:45 AM  -  8:45 AM
    Breakfast buffet – Beckman Center Dining Room  (Oct 11 Breakfast)
    Beckman Center - Dining Room
    Breakfast buffet including Eggs, sausage or bacon, fresh fruit, grains and cereals, yogurt, milk and juices
     

    Lecture

    8:45 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Session I - Status of solar energy conversion and storage  (Oct 11 Session 1)
    Beckman Center - Auditorium
    Status of solar energy conversion and storage

    Moderator:  Rich Eisenberg, University of Rochester 

    8:45AM     Innovations to Accelerate the Clean Energy Transformation, Arun Majumdar, Stanford University

    9:30AM     Developing new catalysts and sustainable processes for the production and use of fuels and chemicals, Thomas Jaramillo, Stanford University

    10:10AM   Break - Atrium

    Moderator: Tom Mallouk, Pennsylvania State University

    10:40AM   Cost-targeted Design of Redox Flow Batteries for Grid Storage, Fikile Brushett, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    11:20AM   Leveraging Solid State Proton Conductors for Electrochemical Energy-Conversion Technologies, Sossina Haile, Northwestern University

     

    Dining

    12:00 PM  -  1:35 PM
    Lunch  (Oct 11 Lunch)
    Beckman Center - Dining Room
    Buffet Lunch includes Protein, salads and fresh fruit, vegetarian, gluten-free options. Kosher meals by advance order.
     

    Lecture

    1:35 PM  -  5:15 PM
    Session II - Panel on challenges in renewable energy storage  (Oct 11 Session 2)
    Beckman Center - Auditorium

    Panel on challenges in renewable energy storage
    Moderator: George Crabtree, Argonne National Laboratory

    1:35 PM - The Terawatt Challenge in Solar Energy Conversion the Role of Storage, David Ginley, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

    2:00 PM - Organic-Based Aqueous Flow Batteries for Massive Electrical Energy Storage, Michael Aziz, Harvard University

    2:25 PM - Alternative aqueous batteries as grid scale electrochemical energy storage solutions, Linda Nazar, University of Waterloo

    2:50 PM - Meeting the Growing Need for Long Duration Energy Storage, Yet-Ming Chiang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    3:20 PM  Break - Atrium

    3:50 PM  Panel discussion with Session II speakers

    Moderator:
     

    Poster Session

    5:15 PM  -  6:30 PM
    Reception / Poster Session  (Oct 11 Poster Session)
    Beckman Center - Atrium

    5:15 PM Reception / Poster Session

     

    Dining

    6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Dinner  (Oct 11 Dinner)
    Beckman Center - Dining Room

    6:30 PM Dinner will be provided in the Atrium

    8:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
    Coffee / Dessert Buffet; Poster Session continues  (Oct 11 Dessert)
    Beckman Center - Atrium

    8:00 PM Coffee / Dessert Buffet; Poster Session continues in the Atrium

     

    Transportation

    10:00 PM  -  10:15 PM
    Bus from Beckman Center to Hotel  (Oct 11 Departing)
    Beckman Center - Bus Terminal
    Busses will be departing the Beckman Center to shuttle attendees to the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel
  • Friday, October 12, 2018
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    Transportation

    7:30 AM  -  7:45 AM
    Bus from Hotel to Beckman Center  (Oct 12 Arrival)
    Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel
    Busses will be departing the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel to shuttle attendees to the Beckman Center
     

    Dining

    7:45 AM  -  8:45 AM
    Breakfast buffet - Beckman Center Dining Room  (Oct 12 Breakfast)
    Beckman Center - Dining Room
    Breakfast buffet includes Eggs, sausage or bacon, fresh fruit, grains and cereals, yogurt, milk and juices
     

    Lecture

    8:45 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Session III - Status of solar energy conversion and storage  (Oct 12 Session 3)
    Beckman Center - Auditorium

    Status of solar energy conversion and storage 
    Moderator:   Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Yale University

    8:45 AM     Opportunities, challenges and missteps in hydrogen production, John Turner, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

    9:25 AM     Solar at Scale: A Perspective from the Trenches, Raffi Garabedian, First Solar   

    10:05 AM   Break -Atrium

    10:35 AM   The Transition Years: Developing Alternatives to Oil as the Feedstock for Our Chemicals and Liquid Fuels, Karen Goldberg, University of Pennsylvania

    11:20 AM    Biofuels: Still Needed After All These Years, Lee Lynd, Dartmouth University

     

    Dining

    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Lunch  (Oct 12 Lunch)
    Beckman Center - Dining Room
    Buffet Lunch includes Protein, salads and fresh fruit, vegetarian, gluten-free options. Kosher meals by advance order.
     

    Lecture

    1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Session IV - Challenges in solar energy conversion and storage  (Oct 12 Session 4)

    Challenges in solar energy conversion and storage

    Moderator :  Harry Gray, California Institute of Technology

    1:00 PM - Carbon Negative Solar Fertilization and Land Restoration, Daniel Nocera, Harvard University

    1:25 PM - Pathways for carbon dioxide transformations using sunlight, Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology

    1:50 PM - Solar Solved--Next, Carbon Negative Technology, Eli Yablonovitch, University of California, Berkeley

    2:15 PM - Making Solar Fuels, Tom Meyer, University of North Carolina

    2:40 PM  Break - Atrium

    3:10 PM  Panel discussion with Session IV speakers

    4:35 PM  Final comments and adjournment

    Moderator:
     

    Transportation

    5:00 PM  -  5:15 PM
    Bus departs Beckman Center for Orange County Airport and hotel  (Oct 12 Departing)
    Beckman Center - Bus Terminal

    5:00 PM  Bus departs Beckman Center for Orange County Airport and hotel

     

     

     

    Dining

    5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Dinner (optional)  (Oct 12 Dinner (optional))
    The organizers are coordinating an optional dinner for those participants who are staying over on Friday evening and would like to go to dinner. This meal is not included in the registration.
     Optional 
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