Past Events

Smart Grid: Get Plugged In!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

In Partnership With:

The SBC & UCLA invite you to an evening of sustainable business development and insightful discussion on smart grid technology! The event features:

  • Networking Reception with Smart Grid experts.
  • Visionary panel discussion on innovative new technologies that will be utilized in the development of the next generation of the electric utility grid known as the smart grid.
  • UCLA's new California NanoSystems Institute, (CNSI) where event takes place.


Dr. Rajit GadhDr. Rajit GadhProfessor, 
Henry Samueli School of
Engineering and Applied Science, UCLA

UCLA Director, 
UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center

Director, UCLA Wireless Internet for
Mobile Enterprise Consortium (WINMEC)

John Bryan

John Bryan,
Vice President,
Product & Marketing,
CODA Energy

Percy Haralson

Percy Haralson,
Senior Manager,
Field Technologies Group
Southern California Edison

Dave Patterson

David N. Patterson, P.E.
Chief Engineer, Mobile Emissions
Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America, Inc.

Laura Berland-Shane

Laura Berland-Shane, LEED AP,
Director, Utility Markets-West,


About CODA Energy:
CODA Energy designs and builds scalable battery energy storage solutions that support a smarter, cleaner, and more reliable grid.  In commercial & industrial environments, CODA's energy storage system reduces electricity bills by up to 20% or more while offering protection blackouts and enhancing investments in solar PV and distributed generation.  CODA designs, engineers, and manufactures its products at its headquarters in Monrovia, CA.


Wednesday, November 13, 2013
7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.


UCLA's CNSI located at:
570 Westwood Plaza,
Los Angeles, CA 90095


For Extensive Parking Details Please Click HERE!


$25 event price

SBC Board Members

Steve Glenn-(Chair,) Laura Berland-Shane, Rob Kramer,
Lee Wallach, Becki Ueno, Carrie Norton

SBC Steering Committee:
Alisha Auringer, Nicole Hansen,
Vivian P. Panou, Elana Pianko,
Jaime Nack, Nicole Landers,
Evan Birenbaum

Event Advisory Committee:
Stan Evenson, Tricia Evenson,
Brittney Backos