Workshop on the Mathematics of Demand
Side Management and Energy Storage
Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd June 2015, The Open University,
venue and times
meeting will be held in the Michael Young Building on
the Open University’s Walton Hall Campus in Milton Keynes.(Directions
- Storage in distribution and transmission
- Smart grids, storage and demand side management
- Electricity markets, energy economics and the incentivisation of storage
- Storage methods (and their effect on system issues) including
batteries (esp. degradation), hydrogen, pumped hydroelectric storage,
The meeting will also include two special sessions focussed on
future problems in storage and collaboration between researchers and
- Challenges from industry
- Storage research directions
Confirmed invited speakers
Ana Bušić (École Normale Supérieure - Paris)
James Cruise (Heriot-Watt University)
Lewis Dale (National Grid)
Nicolas Gast (INRIA - Grenoble)
David Howey (University of Oxford)
Zofia Lukszo (Delft University of Technology)
John Moriarty (University of Manchester)
Goran Strbac (Imperial College London)
Phil Taylor (University of Newcastle)
Who should attend?
Mathematicians, engineers, industry professionals and policymakers
with an interest in the application of mathematical and modelling
techniques to energy storage, demand side management, storage methods
and associated system issues.
Subject to availability on the
are invited to offer short contributed talks (20 minutes max). Please
a title (and, if possible, your abstract) on the registation form.
There will be a workshop dinner at 7.00 pm on Monday 1st June at the Purple Mango Indian Restaurant
The cost for non-invited speakers will be £13.50 covering 1
starter, 1 main course, 1 side dish, rice or naan, mineral water and
coffee. Other items (including alcoholic drinks) must be ordered and
paid for separately. Please indicate on the registration form
whether you wish to attend the dinner. Those attending will
notified how to pay.
Registration has now closed.
There will be a registration fee of £20 to cover the cost of
refreshments on both days and lunch on Tuesday 2nd June.
Registration page is here
Payment is by secure card payment. The Open University receives
no payment information other than whether a payment was successful or
Information on accommodation options
close to the university
is available here.
Parking (subject to availability) is
free of charge on the
Walton Hall Campus. For more details see Getting
Support for PhD students and early career
A limited fund may be available to
assist with the costs of
PhD students and early career researchers who wish to attend the
please give details of your funding request in the box at the bottom of
registration form. Please register by 1st May. Priority
will be given to those presenting (talks/posters), and to those who do
not have support from specific research projects.