OpenADR Alliance Meeting

May 13 – 14, 2015

Southern California Edison Education Center, Irwindale, CA

The May 2015 members meeting and Open House was a great success. Participants enjoyed the networking and the presentations. Please scroll down to the schedule to find the slides used during the event. Some might be still missing but we will post them all as we get permission. We hope to see you at the next event.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015


8:00 – 12:00

This half day workshop is designed to bring OpenADR implementers and Utility DR program managers up to speed with OpenADR. The workshop will be broken down into three parts including an overview of OpenADR's major features and functions, best practices for using OpenADR with a variety of DR Program types, and guidance for OpenADR developer resources and tools. Some highlights from the workshop topics are outlined below:

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12:00 – 1:00


1:00 – 1:45

 Welcome & Keynote Address

Mauro Dresti, Senior Manager, Mass Market Solutions, Southern California Edison

1:45 – 2:30

 OpenADR Update

Overview and update on OpenADR Alliance activities.

 2:30 - 3:00


 3:00 – 4:00

 OpenADR 2.0 Utility Deployments

Industry executives will share the latest information on projects underway worldwide.

 4:00 – 5:00

 OpenADR Committees Update and Q&A

 5:30 – 7:30

 OpenADR Reception



Thursday, May 14, 2015



8:30 – 9:30

The Present and Future of Title 24 and Its Impact on OpenADR

The California Title 24 energy code is transforming energy efficiency in residential and commercial properties. This session will provide attendees with an understanding of Title 24, an update on enforcement, and insight into how it will change in the next release.

9:30 – 10:30

 Developer Tools & Resources

This session will provide background information on third-party tools and resources available to developers, including open source code, Cloud Test System for OpenADR VENs, test harness, workshops and technical support.

 10:30 – 11:00


 11:00 – 12:00

 The Changing Role of Cloud Servers

Cloud servers have become a popular method for managing communications between energy provider VTNs and resource constrained VENs. Panelists will discuss the trade-offs of using cloud servers and share their perspectives on their future use. 

 12:00 – 1:00 


 1:00 – 2:00

 Optimizing Buildings for OpenADR

Panelists will discuss how buildings can be optimized to get the most out of OpenADR programs. 

 2:00 – 2:30

 Securing OpenADR Implementations

This interactive session is designed to help developers understand OpenADR security requirements, certificate procurement and implementation.

 2:30 – 3:00

 Closing remarks