Utopus Insights Industry Thought Leadership

We pride ourselves on our innovation and thought leadership. Our experts have participated in numerous industry events, sharing their insights and giving back to the professional community.


November 2017

☛ Tarun Kumar (CTO), Aijun Deng (Chief Meteorologist) and Younghun Kim (Senior R&D Engineer), AWEA Webinar "Driving Hyper-Accuracy in Wind Energy Forecasting," November 7, 2017.


October 2017

☛ Wander Wadman (Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow), "Breakthrough accuracy of shorter-term power forecasting using deep learning," 16th Wind Integration Workshop, October 25, 2017, Berlin, Germany.
☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), invited presentation at the Kentucky Annual Governor's Conference on Energy and the Environment, "Energy Transformation in Broad Daylight," October 19, 2017, Lexington, KY.


September 2017

☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), invited presentation and workshop at the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) All Hands meeting, September 27, 2017 Manchester, NH.


August 2017

☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), invited speaker at Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) All Hands meeting, August 31, 2017, Rutland, VT.
☛ Balki Iyer (Chief Growth Officer), invited speaker at the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) workshop "How ICT is poised to change electric utilities and the delivery of energy services," August 30, 2017, Washington, DC.
☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), invited panelist in the "Energy Solutions" panel, 41st Annual New England Governors' and Eastern Canadian Premiers' Annual Conference, August 28, 2017, Prince Edward Island, Canada (click here for a photo with Governor Phil Scott of Vermont, click here for a photo with Premier Wade MacLauchlan of Prince Edward Island).
☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), Monday think hour speaker at Synapse Energy, August 7, 2017, Boston, MA.
☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), invited speaker at the National Conference of State Legislatures, "The grid of the future," August 6, 2017, Boston, MA (click here for a photo of the NCSL ballroom).


July 2017

☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), panelist in the "Innovation Cycle: Solution Providers" panel at the Smart Electric Power Alliance's Grid Evolution Summit, July 26, 2017, Washington, DC.
☛ Wander Wadman (Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow), "Correlation matters" poster covering a proceedings paper "Deducing historical correlations for realistic stochastic forecasting of intermittent energy sources," IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, July 17, 2017, Chicago, IL.


June 2017

☛ Ron Ambrosio (Chief Scientist), invited plenary presenter, "Transactive energy roadmap," GridWise Architecture Council Foundational Session, 4th International Conference and Workshop on Transactive Energy Systems, June 13, 2017, Portland, OR.
☛ Ron Ambrosio (Chief Scientist, moderator) and Mark Yao (R&D Engineer, panelist, "System peak load management with transactive DER") in the "Transactive energy systems in practice" panel, 4th International Conference and Workshop on Transactive Energy Systems, June 13, 2017, Portland, OR.
☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), invited panelist at InnoGrid 2020+, "Enabling hard and soft technologies for the smart and sustainable energy system," June 26, 2017, Brussels, Belgium (click here for a photo of the panel at the event).
☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), Invited panelist at Gridwise Forum's "Changing Dynamics of Grid Operations" workshop on "Market-based solutions driving change" panel, June 7, 2017, Burlington, VT.


May 2017

☛ Wander Wadman (Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow), invited talk "Deducing historical correlations for realistic stochastic forecasting of intermittent energy sources," Uncertainty Quantification seminar in the Scientific Computing research group at CWI, May 29, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), Kerrick Johnson (Chief Ecosystem Officer), "Weather analytics for DERs," North American Electric Reliability Corporation's (NERC) Essential Reliability Services Workgroup (ERSWG), May 26, 2017, Atlanta, GA.


February 2017

☛ Chandu Visweswariah (CEO), keynote speaker at National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) Energy Policy Outlook Conference, "The role of data in a smarter energy future," February 9, 2017, Washington, DC.