Friday, October 19th 2018, David Short, Director of Power System Assessments for the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), will be presenting “IESO Operating the Power System: New Challenges Call for New Approaches”.
Day & Time: Friday October 19th, 2018
5:00 p.m. ‐ 6:00 p.m.
Speaker: David Short
Director, Power System Assessments for the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
Organizers: IEEE Toronto Industry Application Society (IAS), IEEE Toronto Women in Engineering
Location: Room Number: BA1230
Building: Bahen Centre for Information Technology
University of Toronto 40 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S2E4
Contact: Hoda Youssef
Abstract: Distributed energy resources. Changing supply and demand patterns. Advanced grid technologies. The complexities of operating the system have never been greater – but with new challenges come new opportunities to help shape the province’s electricity sector. From leveraging innovation to drive cost-effectiveness and efficiency, to building a market that will meet system and consumer needs at the lowest cost, learn about the IESO’s experience in operating today’s system and how we are laying the foundation for an evolving energy landscape.
Biography: David Short holds the position of Director, Power System Assessments for the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO). In this role, his teams are responsible for managing power system changes within the IESO, operational analysis, and engineering studies that define our system models and operating orders. Mr. Short has over 25 years of industry experience in Ontario and British Columbia. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering) from Queen’s University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario. He also holds the Certificate of Authorization for engineering services at the IESO.