Conference Talks
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Keynote

  1. "Probabilistic Load Forecasting: Past, Present and Future", The 2nd International Conference on Forecasting Economic and Financial Systems, Beijing, China, October 30 - November 1, 2015
  2. "Big Data Analytics for Grid Modernization", 2014 Electric System Brazilian Symposium (SBSE2014), Paraná, Brazil, April 22-25, 2014

Tutorials

  1. "Energy Forecasting in the Smart Grid Era", Tutorial at 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting, Boston, MA, July 17-21, 2016 (with Hamidreza Zareipour and Pierre Pinson)
  2. "Energy Forecasting in the Smart Grid Era", Tutorial at 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, CO, July 26-30, 2015 (with Shu Fan and Hamidreza Zareipour)
  3. "Energy Forecasting in the Smart Grid Era", Tutorial at 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting, National Harbor, MD, July 27-31, 2014 (with Hamidreza Zareipour)
  4. "100 Years of Load Forecasting: Classics, Challenges, and Best Practices with Smart Grid Information", 2014 Electric System Brazilian Symposium (SBSE2014), Paraná, Brazil, April 22-25, 2014 
  5. "Energy Forecasting in the Smart Grid Era", Tutorial at 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 21-25, 2013 (with Shu Fan, Hamidreza Zareipour and Pierre Pinson)
  6. "100 Years of Load Forecasting: Classics, Challenges, and Best Practices with Smart Grid Information", Pre-conference Workshop at Western Load Research Association Conference, Long Beach, CA, Oct 9, 2012

2017

  1. "Lessons Learned from the Open Data Track of Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2017", 2017 IEEE PES General Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 16 - 20, 2017
  2. "Research Trends in Load Forecasting and Their Implications to Energy Trading", 2017 IEEE PES General Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 16 - 20, 2017
  3. "Forecasting Load of New England Using 24 Solar Terms of China", 2017 International Symposium on Energy Analytics, Cairns, Australia, June 22 - 23, 2017

2016

  1. "Load Forecasting with Big Models: the Surprising Accuracy Improvement from Big Computers", 2016 AEIC Load Research Conference and WLRA Fall Conference, Chicago, IL, September 18 - 21, 2016
  2. "Energy Forecasting: Past, Present and Future", Southwest Forecasting & Customer Analytics Forum, Tucson, AZ, September 15 - 16, 2016
  3. "What's New in Load Forecasting since 2010?", 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting, Boston, MA, July 17 - 21, 2016
  4. "What's New in Load Forecasting since 2010?", 36th International Symposium on Forecasting, Santander, Spain, June 19 - 22, 2016
  5. "Lessons Learned from Organizing Energy Forecasting Competitions", ARPA-E GRID DATA Kick-off Meeting, Denver, CO, March 30 - 31, 2016

2015

  1. "Analytics, Smart Grid and Big Data: Are They Like Teenage Sex?", 2015 CAPER Summer Research Planning Workshop, Boone, NC, August 27 - 28, 2015
  2. "Weather Station Selection for Load Forecasting", 2015 AEIC Load Research Conference and WLRA Fall Conference, Chicago, IL, August 23 - 26, 2015
  3. "GEFCom2014 Institute Prize - University of North Carolina at Charlotte", 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 26-30, 2015
  4. "How does Relative Humidity Affect Electricity Demand?", 3rd International Conference on Energy & Meteorology, Boulder, Colorado, June 22 - 26, 2015
  5. "Electricity Demand Interval Forecasting With Quantile Regression Averaging", 35th International Symposium on Forecasting, Riverside, California, June 21 - 24, 2015
  6. "The Myths Of Residual Simulation For Probabilistic Load Forecasting", 35th International Symposium on Forecasting, Riverside, California, June 21 - 24, 2015
  7. "Combining Sister Load Forecasts", 35th International Symposium on Forecasting, Riverside, California, June 21 - 24, 2015
  8. "Load Forecasting with Energy Efficiency: Challenges and Fundamentals", 2015 OPSI Spring Meeting, Phoenixville, PA, April 13, 2015

2014

  1. "A Crowdsourcing Approach to Energy Forecasting", 2014 Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and the New Energy Economy, Chicago, IL, September 22-25, 2014
  2. "The Art and Science of Reconciliation in Long Term Load Forecasting", 2014 AEIC Load Research Conference and WLRA Fall Conference, Chicago, IL, September 21-24, 2014
  3. "Combining Load Forecasts from Multiple Vendors", 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting, National Harbor, MD, July 27-31, 2014
  4. "Energy Forecasting Competition: Past, Present and Future", 34th International Symposium on Forecasting, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 29 - July 2, 2014
  5. "Understanding Electricity Consumer Behavior through Smart Meter Data", NSF Workshop on Understanding Human Behaviors for Sustainable Building Ecosystems, Charlotte, NC, May 27, 2014
  6. "Four Best Practices of Load Forecasting for Electric Coorperatives", 2014 IEEE Rural Electric Power Conference, Fort Worth, TX, May 18 - 21, 2014
  7. "Integrating Energy Forecasts into Utility Planning and Operations: Perspectives from Market Participants", 2014 IEEE PES T&D Conference & Exposition, Chicago, IL, April 14-17, 2014
  8. "Forecasting in the Smart Grid Era", Utility Analytics Summit, Raleigh-Durham, NC, April 9-11, 2014
  9. "Modernization of Electric Load Forecasting", Eastern Interconnection States' Planning Council Meeting: Approaches to Load Forecasting, Naples, FL, March 13-14, 2014
  10. "Driving the Value of Smart Grid Data through Predictive Analytics", The 5th Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Washington DC, February 19-22, 2014

2013

  1. "Load Forecasting in the Smart Grid Era", 2013 Technology Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC, August 7-9, 2013 (with Jason Wilson, download presentation slides)
  2. "Opportunities and Challenges of Energy Forecasting in the Smart Grid Era", 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 21-25, 2013
  3. "Global Energy Forecasting Competition: An Introduction", 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 21-25, 2013
  4. "Three Myths about Weather Normalization", AEIC Load Research Conference, Alexandria, VA, July 7-10, 2013

2012

  1. "Modernization of Long Term Load Forecasting: An Integrated Approach Taking Advantage of Hourly Load and Weather Information", Electric Utility Forecasters Forum, Orlando, FL, November 8, 2012
  2. "When Predictive Analytics Meets Smart Grid: Electric Load Forecasting with Geographic Hierarchy", 2012 SAS Analytics Conference, Las Vegas, NV, October 8-9, 2012 (with Sen-hao Lai)
  3. "Modernization of Long Term Load Forecasting: An Integrated Approach Taking Advantage of Hourly Load and Weather Information", AEIC Load Research Conference, Alexandria, VA, July 9, 2012
  4. "Electric Load Forecasting with Holiday Effect", AEIC 2012 Load Research Workshop, Orlando, FL, March 18, 2012

2011 and prior

  1. "On the Holiday Effect of Electricity Demand", 2011 SAS Analytics Conference, Orlando, FL, October 24-25, 2011
  2. "Rethinking Short Term Electric Load Forecasting: Experience at US Utilities," 2011 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research, Chicago, IL, April 10-12, 2011
  3. "Behavior Mining of Electric Load Consumption: A Regression Approach", SAS' 12th Annual Data Mining Conference, M2009, Las Vegas, NV, October 26-27, 2009
  4. "Electric Load Forecasting: Two Perspectives", INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 11-14, 2009 (with Pu Wang and Simon Hsiang)
  5. "Models and Algorithms for Pack Optimization Problem", INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 11-14, 2009 (with Pu Wang and Shu-Cherng Fang)