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Three HALF DAY workshops will be held on Monday, November 5, 2012.

Monday, November 5, 2012
13:30 – 17:00
Room: B2F An Ping FR

Joint Workshop on Cognitive and Machine-to-Machine Communications and Networking for Smart Grid (ComeOn) and Communications within Power Substations-Breaking the EM Barrier (BEM)

13:30 – 14:45 Paper session I - ComeOn
Chair: Honggang Wang (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA)

Dynamic Radio Resource Allocation for Group Paging Supporting Smart Meter Communications
Chia-Hung Wei, Ray-Guang Cheng, Firas M. Al-Taee (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)

Smart Meter Privacy in the Presence of Energy Harvesting and Storage Devices
Onur Tan (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain)
Deniz Gündüz (CTTC, Spain)
H. Vincent Poor (Princeton University, USA)

Privacy Constrained Energy Management in Microgrid Systems
Zhe Wang (Columbia University, USA)
Kai Yang (Bell Labs, USA)
Xiaodong Wang (Columbia University, USA)

14.45 – 15:15: Coffee Break

15:15 – 17:00 Paper session II - BEM
Chair: Fabrice Labeau (McGill University, Canada) and 
Basile Agba (Research Institute of Hydro-Quebec, IREQ, Canada)

Performance Simulations of WLAN and Zigbee in Electricity Substation Impulsive Noise Environments
Shahzad Ahmed Bhatti, Qingshan Shan, Robert Caddell Atkinson, Ian A. Glover (University of Strathclyde, UK)

Utilities Need Much Better Functional Safeguards In a digital intelligence Smart Grid
Amy Poh Ai Ling, Kokichi Sugihara, Masao Mukaidono (Meiji University, Japan)

Evolution of the RF Characteristics of the Impulsive Noise in High Voltage Environment
Fabien Sacuto (McGill University, Canada)
Basile Landaabalo Agba (Institut de Recherche d'Hydro-Québec, Canada)
Francois Gagnon (Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Canada)
Fabrice Labeau (McGill University, Canada)

Cooperative Closed-loop Techniques for Optimized Transmission applied to a WSN in a Power Substation
Olufemi James Oyedapo, Ghadir Madi, Baptiste Vrigneau, Rodolphe Vauzelle and Noel Richard (University of Poitiers)


Monday, November 5, 2012
13:30 – 17:00
Room: Ballroom A

Workshop on Wireless Infrastructure for Smart Grid (WISG)

Workshop Organizers:
Ling Shao (IBM Research, China)
Kwang-Cheng Chen (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Jinghong Guo (China Electric Power Research Institute, China)

Welcome & Keynote Speech (13:30-14:30)
Chair: Lin Yonghua, SeniorTechnical Staff Member (STSM), Senior Manager, IBM
Topic: Welcome Speech (5mins)
Speaker: Shao Ling, Distinguished Engineer, IBM
        Kwang-Cheng Chen, Professor of NTU, FIEEE             
Affiliation: IBM Research & NTU

Topic: IoT Technology for Smart Grid Communication (25mins)
Speaker: Shao Ling
Affliction: IBM Distinguish Engineer

Topic: Wireless Application for Smart Grid in Taipower (30mins)
Speaker: Yang Jin-Shyr
Affliction: Deputy general manager of Taiwan Power Research Institute, Taiwan Power Company

Technical Session I (14:30-15:15)
Chair: Lin Yonghua, STSM, IBM
Title: Pre-scheduling and Sub-band Hopping in Smart Grid
Presenter: Liu Hong
Affliction: Shanghai Institute of Microsystem And Information Technology, CAS

Title: Trust-based Geographical Routing For Smart Grid Communication Networks
Presenter: Ming Xiang, William Liu
Affliction: Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Coffee Break: 15:15-15:30

Technical Session II (15:30-16:15)

Title: A Heterogeneous WiMAX-WLAN Network for AMI Communications in the Smart grid
Presenter: Reduan H Khan
Affliction: The University of Newcastle, Australia

Title: Stochastic Geometric Analysis of Black Hole Attack on Smart Grid Communication Networks
Presenter: Syed Ali Raza Zaidi
Affliction: University of Leeds, UK

Industry Track & Panel Discussion (16:15pm-17:00pm)
Chair: Lin YongHua, STSM, IBM
Topic: A Wireless Technology for Wide Area IoT (30mins)
Speaker: Cory Lam and Patricia Chen; Affliction: GemTek, Taiwan


Monday, November 5, 2012
13:30 – 17:00
Room: B2F Fu Cheng FR

Workshop on Architectures and Models for the Smart Grid (AMSG)

Workshop Organizers:
Carlo Fischione (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Steven Low (California Institute of Technology, USA)
José M. F. Moura (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

13:30 – 13:35: Welcome
Steven Low (California Institute of Technology, USA)

13:35 – 14:45: Technical Session I
Steven Low (California Institute of Technology, USA)

Multi-area State Estimation using Distributed SDP for Nonlinear Power Systems (invited paper)
Hao Zhu, Georgios B. Giannakis (University of Minnesota, USA)

iEMS for Large Scale Charging of Electric Vehicles: Architecture and Optimal Online Scheduling (invited paper)
Shiyou Chen, Lang Tong (Cornell University, USA)

Distributed Control of Generation in a Transmission Grid with a High Penetration of Renewables (invited paper)
Krishnamurthy Dvijotham (University of Washington, USA)
Scott Backhaus, Michael Chertkov (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)

14:45 – 15:15: Coffee Break

15:15 – 16:30: Technical Session II
Chair: Carlo Fischione (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

DC Optimal Power Flow: Uniqueness and Algorithms (invited paper)
Chee Wei Tan (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Desmond Cai (Caltech, Pasadena, USA)
Xin Lou (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Learning Price-Elasticity of Smart Consumers in Power Distribution Systems (invited paper)
Vicenc Gomez (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Scott Backhaus, Michael Chertkov (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
Hilbert J. Kappen (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Spatiotemporal Load Curve Data Cleansing and Imputation via Sparsity and Low Rank (invited paper)
Gonzalo Mateos, Georgios B. Giannakis (University of Minnesota, USA)











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