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23rd January 2019
09:30 to 10:00 Registration, tea and coffee
10:00 to 10:10 Welcome and Introduction Jane Leeks (Newton Gateway to Mathematics)
David Abrahams (University of Cambridge)
10:10 to 10:20 Outline and Summary of INI Research Programme - Mathematics of Energy Systems John Moriarty (Queen Mary University of London)
Session 1: Academic Research Perspectives (Chair: Janusz Bialek, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology)
10:20 to 10:55 Planning a 100% Renewable Electricity System Andy Philpott (University of Auckland)
10:55 to 11:30 Modelling Flexibility for Future Networks James Cruise (Heriot-Watt University)
11:30 to 11:50 Tea and coffee
11:50 to 12:25 Decarbonisation, Decentralisation and Digitisation of Energy through Hybrid Storage Systems Damian Giaouris (University of Newcastle upon Tyne)
Session 2: Elevator Pitches (Chair: Almut Veraart, Imperial College London)
12:25 to 12:30 (R)evolution of Large Electrical Systems Patrick Panciatici (RTE)
12:30 to 12:35 Wind Park Valuation and Risk Management in Germany Michael Coulon (University of Sussex)
12:35 to 12:40 Continuous-time Modelling of Energy Networks Valentin Courgeau (Imperial College London), (University College London)
12:40 to 12:45 Blowing in the Wind Paulina Rowinska (Imperial College London)
12:45 to 12:50 Integrated Offshore Wind Farm Design: Optimising Micrositing and Cable Layout Simultaneously Thomas Marge (Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information)
12:50 to 12:55 Emergent Failures and Cascades in Power Grids: A Large Deviations Approach Tommaso Nesti (Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI))
12:55 to 13:55 Lunch and Posters
Session 3: Industry Perspectives (Chair: Chris Dent, University of Edinburgh)
14:00 to 14:30 Industry Talk: The Electricity System Operator Perspective Cathy McClay (National Grid, Electricity System Operator)
14:30 to 15:00 Renewable Energy Focus: Calculating the Carbon Content of Power Imports Alastair Davies (EDF Energy)
15:00 to 15:30 An Industry Perspective on Managing Flexibility Jonas Ströjby (Alpiq Blue Energy AG)
15:30 to 15:50 Tea and coffee
15:50 to 16:20 Future Energy Systems Challenges - a Distribution Operator Perspective Iain Miller (Northern Power Networks)
16:20 to 17:00 Panel Discussion - can we/should we do 100% Renewables? David Newbery (University of Cambridge)
17:00 to 18:00 Networking Drinks Reception and Posters