WELCOME | 9:00 AM – 9:05 AM
INNOVATION: THE INDUSTRY OUTSIDER PERSPECTIVE | 9:05 AM – 9:20 AM
Electric utilities and energy solution providers recognize the need to evolve their business models to operate in a new energy future. Be inspired by a leader with deep experience in seizing market opportunities and facilitating growth as the CFO of large organizations in complex industries.
MARKET AND BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION ACROSS INDUSTRIES | 9:20 AM – 10:00 AM
How have industries embraced opportunities for change and business model innovation? Leaders from multiple industries reflect on their experiences advancing innovation and navigating market disruption, and how to apply these insights to transform the energy sector.
THE INNOVATION CRASH COURSE: TRANSFORMING ENERGY | 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
Explore the latest strategies and tools for driving innovation and building scalable businesses in energy and sustainability, with experts who are building innovation networks in New York and globally.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR INNOVATION: THE REV DEMO PROJECTS | 11:10 AM – 11:45 AM
Take away best practices and lessons learned so far from REV demonstration projects underway in New York State.
LAUNCHING ENERGY MARKET TRANSFORMATION | 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Demonstration projects provide the opportunity to experiment and test what’s next, yet it can be a leap to grow those demos into large-scale, transformative projects. What does it take to develop from demos to sustainable new business models?
FROM IDEAS TO UTILITY TRANSFORMATION | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Collaborate in a small-group workshop to generate real ideas for business models that advance REV goals. Pre-register for a topic to explore in depth with energy industry peers from utilities, leading technology and solution providers, and New York State.
Topics for the ideation workshop will include:
• Electric Vehicle Adoption and Integration
• Data Services
• Energy Storage
• Affordable DER for Low-to-Moderate Income
PRESENTATION OF IDEAS FROM THE WORKSHOP | 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Ideas from the workshop will be shared with all REV Connect ’17 participants, including leaders from New York utilities, State energy agencies, and the advanced energy industry.
INVESTOR-OWNED UTILITY CEO PERSPECTIVES ON INNOVATION | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
New York’s investor-owned utility executives will discuss ideas from the workshop and share insights into how they are approaching innovative business opportunities under REV.
WRAP UP | 5:00 PM – 5:10 PM