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Conference Schedule

The following is a tentative conference schedule, and is subject to change.

8:00 – 10:00 a.m.


10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Plenary Session I

1.1: Welcome Address; Current Developments in Digital Power, Jeff Shepard, President, Darnell Group

1.2: GE Smart Grid Technology Portfolio Overview, Pengju Kang, Technology Leader of Electrical Technologies and Systems GE Global Research, Shanghai

1.3: Performance Improvement of Phase-Shifted Full-Bridge Converters by Using Hybrid Digital Control, Sean Xu, Member Technical Staff, Zhong Ye, Systems Engineering Manager, Texas Instruments

1.4: Digital to Win, Marshall Wang, Product Manager, Ericsson Electronics Company, Ltd.

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

Hosted Lunch

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Plenary Session II

2.1: Markets, Applications and Benefits of SiC JFET, Elf Liu, Regional Sales Manager, Power Integrations

2.2: A Methodology for The Identification of Harmonic Generation In Grid-Connected Inverters and Their Control, Dr. Fei Wang, Assistant Professor at the College of Mechatronics Engineering and Automation, Shanghai University

2.3: Variable-Band Decoupling Hysteresis Current Control for Three-Phase Three-Level PFC Boost Rectifiers, George Tang, Senior Research Manager, and M. Ghasem Hosseini Aghdam, PhD, Senior Researcher, Huawei

2.4: Advanced Digital Controls Improve PFC Performance, Zhong Ye, Systems Engineering Manager, Bosheng Sun, Texas Instruments

3:30 – 3:45 p.m.

Networking Break

3:45 – 5:15 p.m.

Session 3 - DC-DC Converters

3.1: Practical Design of High Performance Digitally Controlled Power Modules, Sean Xu, Member Technical Staff, Texas Instruments

3.2: EMC Cores and Common Mode Chokes, Welkin Wang, Applications Engineer, VAC

3.3: Low DCR Inductors for VR Module Applications, Leon Leung, Asia Marketing Manager, Power Division, Pulse Electronics (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.


9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Session 4 - Digital Power

4.1: Analysis of Oversampling and Non-Linear Control Effects on Digitally Controlled Power, Zhong Ye, Systems Engineering Manager, Texas Instruments

4.2: Digital Power in Parallel Operation, Dan Sun, Design Engineer, Ericsson Electronics Company, Ltd.

4.3: High Efficiency Power Module Design Using Digital Control, Jason Duan, Senior Applications Engineer, Analog Devices, Shanghai

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Session 5 - Power System Architectures

5.1: Smart Power Solution: Firmware Application, Rick Fishbune, IBM Power Technology & Qualification member, IBM Academy of Technology, IBM Corp. and Michael Li, IBM China

5.2: DC Building Block Technologies, Yingqi Zhang, Engineering Manager, GE Research and Development Center

5.3: Opportunities for Maximum Power Point Tracking, Edward Barlow, Associate Partner, GCiS China Strategic Research

12:15 – 1:45 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

Hosted Lunch

1:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Session 6 - Microcontrollers

6.1: Next-Generation DSC – Power Digital Power Conversion Designs, Richy Ye, Senior Applications Engineer, Freescale Semiconductor

6.2: Simple-Point Conversion for Embedded Applications, Jin Wang, Principal Applications Engineer, Microchip

6.3: TBA

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Networking Break

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Session 7 - Data Centers & Microgrids

7.1: High-Voltage DC Data Center Power Conversion: Status and Challenges, Saijun Mao, Engineer, GE Research and Development

7.2: Emerging Applications for Digital Power Transmission Products, Edward Barlow, Associate Partner, GCiS China Strategic Research

7.3: Global Trends and Developments in DC Power and Microgrids, Jeff Shepard, President, Darnell Group

5:00 p.m.

Conference Adjourns

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