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2nd EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies

March 27–28, 2017 | London, Great Britain

Day 1

8:30 - 9:00

Registration (Room: LOBBY)

9:00 - 9:10

Opening (Room: ATHENS)

9:10 - 10:10

Keynote (Room: ATHENS)

Speech title: Applications of Big Data Analytics to Enable Smart Grids

By Prof. Gary Taylor from Brunel University London (presented by Dr Barry Rawn)


10:10 - 10:40

Invited talk (Room: ATHENS)

Speech title: ‘Analyzing Cyber Requirements for the Smart Grid Applications’

By Prof. Anurag Srivastava of Washington State University, USA


10:40 - 11:00

Coffee Break (Room: LOBBY)

11:00 - 12:20

Track 1: Communications, Networks and Architectures  (Room: ATHENS)


  • On the Impact of using Public Network Communication Infrastructure for Voltage Control Coordination in Smart Grid Scenario

Shahid, Kamal; Petersen, Lennart; Iov, Florin; Olsen, Rasmus Lovenstein (Aalborg University)

  • Energy Management Using a Situational Awareness-Centric Ad-Hoc Network in a Home Environment

Monajemi, Tanaz; Rahimian, Ardavan; Mehran, Kamyar (Queen Mary University of London)

  • Interference Assessment for the Spectrum Sharing between IMT-2020 and Inter-Satellite Service

Li, Bo; Liu, Shuaijun; Wang, Chaowei; Zhang, Yinghai; Wang, Weidong (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications); Qian, Zhaojun (The State Radio Monitoring Center)

  • A Novel Transmission Line Safety Monitoring System for Smart Grid

Wang, Chien-Hao; Zheng, Xiang-Yao; Yang, Yu-Cheng;  Tseng, Ching-Ya; Jiang, Joe-Air (National Taiwan University)


IRENE Workshop (Room: BEIJING)


  • Opening: The IRENE project

Andrea Ceccarelli (Univ. of Florence), Oliver Jung (AIT)

  • A Tool for Evolutionary Threat Analysis of Smart Grids 

Zoppi, Tommaso; Ceccarelli, Andrea; Mori, Marco (University of Florence)

  • A Tool that uses Demand Side Management for Planning the Grid Response to Outages

Bessler, Sandford; Hovie, Daniel; Jung, Oliver (Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT))

  •  An Overall Grid Modelling Tool for Modelling Smart Grids

Lau, Eng Tseng; Chai, Kok Keong; Chen, Yue (Queen Mary University of London)


12:20 - 13:20

Lunch (Restaurant)

13:20 - 14:20

Track 2: Smart Control and Operation (Room: ATHENS)


  • Operation Optimisation towards Generation Efficiency Improvement in Saudi Arabia, Using Mathematical Programming and Simulation

Althaqafi, Mohammad; Yang, QingPing  (Brunel University London)

  • Scheduling Domestic Shiftable Loads in Smart Grids: A Learning Automata-Based Scheme

Thapa, Rajan; Jiao, Lei  (University of Agder); Oommen, B. John (Carleton University); Yazidi, Anis (Oslo and Akershus University College)

  • An explicit battery discharging model to enable vehicle to grid services

Bessler, Sandford (Austrian Institute of Technology)


IRENE Workshop (cont’)



  • A Modeling Framework to Support Resilient Evolution Planning of Smart Grids

Zoppi, Tommaso; Ceccarelli, Andrea (University of Florence); Bessler, Sandford (AIT); Lambert, Edward (Ethos VO Ltd); Lau, Eng Tseng (Queen Mary University of London); Vasenev, Alexandr (University of Twente)

  • Outlining an ‘Evaluation continuum’: Structuring evaluation methodologies for infrastructure-related decision making tools

Vasenev, Alexandr; Montoya, Lorena; Ionita, Dan (University of Twente)

  • Workshop Wrap-up and What's Next

Tony Clarke (ETHOS)

14:20 – 14:40

Coffee Break (Room: LOBBY)

14:40 – 15:40

Track 3: Grid and Components (Room: ATHENS)


  • Intelligent Signal Processing for the use in Device Identification using Smart Sockets

Lalani, Al-Azhar; Mistretta, Emillio; Siau, Johann (University of Hertfordshire)

  • Design of a Seismic Hazard Risk Assessment Model for EHV Transmission Grid

Tseng, Ching-Ya; Wang, Chien-Hao; Zheng, Xiang-Yao; Jiang, Joe-Air (National Taiwan University)

  • A Review of Wireless Power Transfer Electric Vehicles in Vehicle-to-Grid Systems

Liu, Chao; Lau, Eng Tseng; Chai, Kok Keong; Chen, Yue (Queen Mary University of London)


WCSG Workshop

 (Room: BEIJING)


  • Optical Fibre-based Environmental Sensors Utilizing Wireless Smart Grid Platform

Zhang , Minglong; Chong, Peter Han Joo (Auckland University of Technology); Chow, Kin Kee (Manchester Metropolitan University)

  • Scalable Cloud-based Data Storage Platform for Smart Grid

Shwe, Hnin Yu; Hee, Soong Boon (Nanyang Technological University Singapore); Chong, Peter Han Joo (Auckland University of Technology)



Social Dinner (Jamie's Italian)


Day 2

8:30 - 9:00

Registration (Room: LOBBY)

9:00 - 10:00


(Room: ATHENS)

Speech title:  ' Consumers in the Smart Grid'

By Dr Ian Llewellyn, Deputy Head of Engineering from the UK Government Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)


10:00 - 10:20

Coffee Break (Room: LOBBY)

10:20 - 12:00

Special Track: Invited Papers

(Room: ATHENS)


  • Low-Disruptive and Timely Hot-Fixing of Smart Grid Components

Neumann, Martin Alexander; Ding, Yong; Bach, Christoph Tobias; Riedel, Till; Beigl, Michael (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT))

  • Performance Evaluation of the Contention-Based Random Access of LTE under Smart Grid Traffic

Kalalas, Charalampos; Vazquez-Gallego, Francisco; Alonso-Zarate, Jesus (Centre Tecnologic de Telecommunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC/CERCA))

  • Mobile secure communications in Smart Grid control

Dondossola, Giovanna; Terruggia, Roberta (Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico (RSE Spa))

  • Congestion Probability Balanced Electric Vehicle Charging Strategy in Smart Grid

Tang, Qiang; Luo, Yuan-sheng; Liu, Yu-yan (Changsha University of Science and Technology); Yang, Kun (University of Essex)


12:00 – 13:00

Lunch (Restaurant)

13:00 – 14:20

Track 4: Data Management and Grid Analytics

 (Room: ATHENS)


  • Demand Profiling and Demand Forecast using the Active-aware-based Ensemble Kalman Filter

Lau, EngTseng, Chai, KokKeong, Chen, Yue (Queen Mary University of London)

  • A new approach to the analysis of network observability in middle and low voltage electrical grids

Lin,  Guosong; Eichstadt, Sascha (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt)

  • Deep Learning Based Consumer Classification for Smart Grid

Tornai, Kalman; Olah, Andras;  (Pazmany Peter Catholic University); Drenyovszki, Rajmund;  Kovacs, Lorant; Pinter, Istvan (Pallas Athene University); Levendovszky, Janos (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)

  • Grid Resilience Governance of the Future: Analyzing the Role of Associations in Experimental Smart Grid Projects in The Netherlands

Lammers, Imke; Vasenev, Alexandr (University of Twente)


14:20 - 14:40

Coffee break (Room: LOBBY)


Conference Close

(Room: ATHENS)

Note: All rooms are situated on the 3rd floor.


Session Chairs:

Track 1: Communications, Networks and Architectures – Dr Jonathan Loo (Middlesex University)

Track 2: Smart Control and Operation – Dr Sandford Bessler (Austrian Institute Of Technology)

Track 3: Grid Components – Chao Liu (Queen Mary University of London)

Track 4: Data Management and Grid Analytics – Dr EngTseng Lau (Queen Mary University of London)

Invited papers – Dr Michael Chai (Queen Mary University of London)

WCSG workshop – Prof Peter Chong

IRENE workshop – Dr Andrea Ceccarelli