Program

Program for SusTech 2024 (subject to change)

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All Times and dates shown in Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)

Day 1 – April 14 (Sunday)

08:00-09:00 am Workshop Registration & Breakfast
09:00-05:00 pm Workshop: Roadmap to Low Carbon Emission Building Materials and Architecture
02:00 – 06:00 pm SusTech Registration
03:00-06:00 pm   Virtual Student Poster Contest (Elowah)
06:00-07:00 pm Opening Reception (Wakeenah)

 

 

Day 2 – April 15 (Monday) 8am-6pm

Setup
7:45am-8:00 am Opening Remarks: Goodrich/Hayashi/Perkins
8:00-8:45 am Opening Keynote: IEEE Climate Change Update – Luiken
Short Break
Multnomah Elowah Wakeenah
9:00-10:20 am  PS1A: Efficiency I  PS1B: Societal Implications I  PS1C: Smart and Micro Grids I
Short Break
10:30am-Noon Panel 1: Ethics, Energy and Environment – Organized by IEEE SSIT
Noon-12:45 pm Lunch Break
1:00-1:45 pm Keynote 2: Solar Trends – Lee
Short Break
2:00-3:20 pm  PS2A: Efficiency II  PS2B: Societal Implications II  PS2C: Smart and Micro Grids II
Short Break
3:30-4:50 pm Panel 2: Electrifying Agriculture – OR DOE
Short Break
5:00-6:30 pm  PS3A: Efficiency III  PS3B: eWaste & Circular Economy  PS3C: Sustainable Electronics I
Short Break
6:30 pm Wrap Up
 6:30-8:00 pm
IEEE Young Professionals for Climate Change Action Reception and Panel Discussion

 

Day 3 – April 16 (Tuesday) 8am-6pm

Setup
8:00-8:45 am Opening Remarks and Keynote 3: Data Center Efficiency – Eric Dahlen, Intel Corp.
Short Break
Multnomah Elowah Wakeenah
9:00-10:20 am  PS4A: Renewable / Alternate Energy I  PS4B: Sustainable Management  PS4C: Sustainable Electronics II
Short Break
10:30am-Noon Panel 3: Novel Technologies for Sustainable Ocean Energy Generation – Organized by IEEE OES
Noon-12:45 pm Lunch Break
1:00-1:45 pm Keynote 4: Lithium Batteries Recycling – Eva Allen, Argonne National Laboratory
Short Break
2:00-3:20 pm  PS5A: Renewable / Alternate Energy II  PS5B: IOT I PS5C: Sustainable Electronics III
Short Break
3:30-4:15 pm Keynote 5: Microvehicles – Tyler Folsom, UW Bothel
Short Break
4:30-5:40 pm  PS6A: ML Application  PS6B: IOT II PS6C: Water
Short Break
5:40 pm Wrap Up
6:30-8:00 pm Conference Dinner

 

Day 4 – April 17 (Wednesday) 8am-5pm

Sustainability Forum (Multnomah)

Setup

8:00 – 8:50 am

Opening Remarks and Forum Keynote 1: Electrification is a key strategy for decarbonizing all sectors of the U.S. economy – Hellen Chen, ACEEE

Short Break

9:00 – 9:50 am

Forum Keynote 2: Electrification and the Grid, C. E. Ted Witham & Joe Cappeta, Eaton Corp

Short Break

10:00 – 11:30 am

Panel: Heat Pump Developments – OR DOE

Short Break

11:45 – 12:15 am

Special Session: Hot Topics, Maike Luiken

12:15 – 1:15 pm

Lunch Break

1:15 – 2:00 pm

Forum Keynote 3: Energy Efficiency of Computing is Key Requirement for Sustainability – Tina Kaarsberg, US DOE

Short Break

2:15 – 3:00 pm

Forum Keynote 4: Fuel Cells – Shudipto Konika Dishari, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Short Break

3:15 – 4:00 pm

Forum Keynote 5: Off-shore Wind Power Studies –  Dmitry Kosterev, BPA

Short Break

4:15 pm

Student Poster Awards

4:30 pm

Closing Remarks & SusTech 2025

4:45 pm

End

 

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