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Empowering Transformative Energy Decisions
November 7, 2023 | San Diego, CA

Dive deeper into the world of energy modeling this November at #XcelerateEdSanDiego

Join like-minded energy professionals at Xcelerate Ed for industry-focused discussions, real-world case study presentations, and networking opportunities.

Hear stories from PLEXOS users across the entire energy value chain as they showcase how PLEXOS has helped them & how it may help you solve your biggest energy planning challenges. You'll leave with additional tools and knowledge of how to best leverage PLEXOS as well as make lasting connections with other professionals who experience the same industry challenges that you face.

Register to Attend

Secure your seat today as availability is limited. Register now using the form to the right.

This event is FREE to attend. More information can be found further down this page.




Event Agenda

Join us for an afternoon filled with industry discussions, networking and case study presentations.

Don't forget to join the conversation on social media using #XcelerateEd

Registration Check-In

Room: Versailles Ballroom Foyer
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Networking Lunch

Join us for a networking lunch with fellow energy industry peers and Energy Exemplar experts. Lunch will be provided.
Room: Le Fontainebleau
12:00 - 1:00 pm
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Tom O'Meara
Energy Exemplar

Welcome to Xcelerate Ed San Diego

Tom O'Meara, Energy Exemplar's SVP, Global Accounts will kick-start the event providing a brief agenda and program overview. 

Room: Versailles Ballroom
1:00 - 1:15 pm
To be announced

The Energy Transition: Renewables, Storage, V2G & DERs convergence

Session information coming soon.

Room: Versailles Ballroom
1:15 - 1:45 pm
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Rob Homer
Energy Exemplar

Sector Coupling and Energy Decarbonization

Session information coming soon.

Room: Versailles Ballroom
1:45 - 2:15 pm
To be announced

ISP - Integrated System Planning: Reliability, Affordability & Sustainability

Session information coming soon.
Room: Versailles Ballroom
2:15 - 2:45 pm

Coffee Break

Room: Versailles Ballroom
2:45 - 3:15 pm
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Carlos Romero
Energy Exemplar

Transportation Sector Decarbonization: V2G & Other Fuel Sources

Session information coming soon.

Room: Versailles Ballroom
3:15 - 3:45 pm
To be announced

Energy Market Analysis: Nodal Modeling, Price Forecast, Congestion Insights & Regulatory Assessments

Session information coming soon.
Room: Versailles Ballroom
3:45 - 4:15 pm
To be announced

IRA: Inflation Reduction Act

Session information coming soon.
Room: Versailles Ballroom
4:15 - 4:45 pm
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Kamal Bilal
Energy Exemplar

Closing Remarks

Room: Versailles Ballroom
4:45 - 5:00 pm

Networking Reception

Join us at The Westgate Hotel's Fountain Terrace to unwind from the day with light bites and drinks. Continue building connections with energy industry peers while taking in views of San Diego's skyline and sunset.
The Westgate Hotel's Fountain Terrace
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Event Venue

The event will be held at The Westgate Hotel.

The Westgate Hotel is located in downtown San Diego, a short walk away from the historic vibrancy of San Diego's Gaslamp quarter. Easily accessible by freeway, train and trolley, The Westgate Hotel is a 10-minute drive from the San Diego airport.

The Westgate offers luxury guest rooms, with access to AquaVie Fitness + Wellness Club, featuring 40,000 square feet of cardio, exercise, and strength equipment by Technogym and Precor; saunas and steam rooms; rooftop Gym; and a heated rooftop pool with poolside food and beverage service.

We do not have a room block reserved for this event, however, you're welcome to book accommodation at the event venue directly with The Westgate Hotel here, should you need it.

Westgate Hotel - Fountain Terrace

Locate the Event Venue

Address: 1055 SECOND AVENUE