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Upcoming Retreats

CURENT 2018 Summer Strategic Planning Meeting

Aug. 9-10 in Portland Oregon.

Meeting will be held at Doubletree by Hilton Portland at 1000 N.E. Multnomah, in Portland, OR. This hotel is one of the IEEE conference hotels

Register for Strategic Planning Meeting. Agenda will be available closer to the event. 

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Past Retreats

CURENT 2018 Winter Strategic Planning Meeting

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February 5-6, 2018    

Double Tree by Hilton Grand Key Resort

3990 South Roosevelt Blvd.

Key West, FL 33040

305-293-1818 (t)



To Be Announced


CURENT 2017 Strategic Planning Meeting


July 20-21, 2017    

Chicago, IL 

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CURENT Industry Sustainability Plan, July 20, 2017

CURENT Overview 2017 Summer Retreat Chicago

July 2017 HTB Strategic Planning Meeting


CURENT 2017 Strategic Planning Meeting


April 9-11, 2017    

San Juan, Puerto Rico (PR) 

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Dave Bertagnolli, consultant - Advanced Renewable Technologies: Challenges to Realizing Their Full Benefits

Jack Joyce, Hitachi - Real Time Power Network Optimization and Data Management Solutions

Nicholas Miller, GE – Technology Challenges for Exceeding 50% Wind and Solar Energy

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) - General Overview and Authority

Dr. Kevin Tomsovic, CURENT  - Center Overview

Dr. Fran Li, CURENT - Large-scale Test Bed (LTB)

Dr. Leon Tolbert, CURENT - Hardware Testbed (HTB)

Dr. Ali Abur, CURENT - Modeling and Estimation

Dr. Joe Chow, CURENT - Wide-area Frequency Control

Dr. Yilu Liu, CURENT - Monitoring and Visualization

Dr. Fred Wang, CURENT - Actuation

Dr. Daniel Costinett, CURENT - Education and Diversity


CURENT Strategic Planning Meeting

July 21-22, 2016    

Boston, MA

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CURENT Overview

Hitachi - Introducing Hitachi RAS Technologies


CURENT Strategic Planning Meeting

March 3-4, 2016    

Philadelphia, PA

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Dale Osborn, MISO - HVDC Overlay

Tao Xia, Dominion-Virginia Power - Dominion-Virginia Power Historian Initiative

Mahendra Patel, EPRI  - Future High Renewable Operations Issues

Jianzhong Tong, PJM - Automatic Voltage Control

Emanuel Bernabeu, PJM - Resilience Using State-of-the-art Tools and Infrastructure

Kevin Tomsovic, CURENT Director - CURENT Overview

Ali Abur, CURENT - Modeling and Estimation Thrust and Detection of Network Parameter Errors

Fran Li, CURENT - Large Scale Testbed  

Joe Chow, CURENT - Requirements for a Wide Area Damping Control (WADC) Scheme and Real-Time Phasor-only State Estimator Applied to New England and New York Power Systems

Kai Sun, CURENT - Requirements of a Wide-Area Voltage Control (WAVC) Scheme