DistribuTECH 2017 Conference Program

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Tuesday, January 31, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Keynote Session
Room: Ballroom 20

Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM

Advancing Substation Automation Systems (#16893)
Room: 24C

Advancing Substation Automation to Realize Operational Benefit
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 1A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
IEC 61850 Naming Nomenclature: Making Sense of the Semantics
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 1B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Integrating IEC 61850 and DNP3
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 1C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

AMI Planning and Implementation (#16836)
Room: 28AB

Leveraging Customer-focused Business Objectives with Smart Grid Initiative and Analytics
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 1C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Optimizing BC Hydro’s Multi-service AMI Network Using Data Analytics
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 1A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Overcoming Challenges in AMI at Silicon Valley Power
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 1B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Distribution Automation and Voltage Control (#16867)
Room: 32AB

Improving Power Delivery and Quality Through Secondary Voltage Control
  • Room: 32AB
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lessons Learned Implementing a Dispatchable Voltage Reduction System
  • Room: 32AB
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Maintaining Integrated Volt VAR Control (IVVC) Program Benefits in a Maturing Deployment
  • Room: 32AB
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Hands-on Approach to Understanding the Next Generation Communications (#16846)
Room: 25B

Field Area Network Deployment and AMI Metering in a Dense Urban Environment: Lessons Learned and Solutions Developed
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 1A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Implementation of Inter/Intra Trip at AEP with IEC 61850 (GOOSE)
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 1B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
WiMAX Network Design and Implementation for Critical Infrastructure Applications at InnPower: A Case Study
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 1C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Lessons Learned From Three Large-scale ADMS/OMS Projects (#16871)
Room: 30E

Control Center Evolution from Outage Management to Volt/VAR Management to Distributed Energy Resource Management
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Getting to Go Live: Avoiding Delays in Your OMS Project
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
How Do You Replace a Business Critical Operations System? An innovation Opportunity
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Using Drones/UAVs to Improve O & M Data Collection (#16886)
Room: 24B

Commercial Drones: Powered Up and Ready for Deployment
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 1B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Current UAS State of the Union for Utility Asset and Vegetation Management
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 1C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Real-life Lessons from Inspection of Solar and Wind Farms by Using the Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS)
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 1A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Utilities' Experiences Working With Energy Storage (#16864)
Room: 29CD

Battery Energy Storage Controller for High Penetration of Photo-voltaic Power in Power Distribution System
  • Room: 29CD
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 2, Session 1C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
ComEd's Energy Storage Roadmap
  • Room: 29CD
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 2, Session 1B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) Demonstration Project: Utilizing DERs to Provide Distribution Grid Benefits
  • Room: 29CD
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 2, Session 1A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Utility IoT Networks for Smart Cities (#16878)
Room: 25C

IoT Perspectives from OGE and Other U.S. Utilities
  • Room: 25C
  • Session Number:IoT/Smart Cities 1C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Levering Smart Streetlights and AMI Networks to Develop Smart Cities
  • Room: 25C
  • Session Number:IoT/Smart Cities 1B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Utility AMI Networks: The Missing Link to Connect Smart City Infrastructure?
  • Room: 25C
  • Session Number:IoT/Smart Cities 1A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Utility Security Strategies (#16856)
Room: 25A

Cybersecurity: The Board of Directors Perspective
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 1A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Next Frontier in Protecting Our Bulk Electric System & OT Security
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 1C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Through the Eyes of the Attacker: Data Integrity Attacks in Power Sector
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 1B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM

Analytics That Improve Distribution Network and Load Model Quality (#16853)
Room: 30AB

Distribution Network Phase Identification with Smart Meter Data
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Leveraging Analytics for Connectivity Mapping and Phase Detection
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 2C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Transformer Load Modeling Based on AMI Data and Its Use for Non-AMI Areas
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Applications of Smart Inverters (#16865)
Room: 29CD

A Distribution Grid Voltage Management Device Based on Power Injection & MicroSTATCOM
  • Room: 29CD
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 2, Session 2C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Advanced Use Cases for Smart Inverters
  • Room: 29CD
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 2, Session 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
National Grid's Road to Reduce Barriers for DG Integration: Solar Phase II Program and Beyond
  • Room: 29CD
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 2, Session 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Can DER Defer Traditional Distribution Capital Investments? (#16861)
Room: 29AB

Analytical Methods for High Penetration DER Impact and Mitigation Evaluation
  • Room: 29AB
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 1, Session 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Best Practices in Measuring Net Metering Impacts of Distributed Energy Resources (DER's)
  • Room: 29AB
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 1, Session 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
PSEG Long Island Deployment of NWA (Non-wires Solutions) Such as Demand Management and Renewable Energy Technologies for Deferring Utility Capital Projects
  • Room: 29AB
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 1, Session 2C
  • Thursday, February 02, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Improving Reliability of Field Assets by Conducting Post-event Analysis (#16842)
Room: 30CD

A Tale of Two Tornados: Storm Damage Restoration Experiences and Lessons Learned for Asset Management
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 2C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Great Substation Shuffle
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Wires Down Improvement Program at PG&E
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Innovative Communications Solutions Driving Change: Good Things in Small Packages (#16847)
Room: 25B

Implementing a Next-gen Utility Core Communications Backbone
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Improving Office and Field Communications by Consolidating Vendor Systems: A Case Study on Albuquerque Water
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 2C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Optimizing Custom Reports to Enhance Utility Interoperability
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Lessons Learned From Using Mobile Technology to Support Restoration (#16887)
Room: 24B

Identifying Network Faults with Crowd Sourcing and Cloud Computing
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Lessons Learned on Emergency Management from the Bastrop Wildfire Field Operations Team: A Case Study on Bluebonnet Electric
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 2C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
With Mobile App, PG&E Automates System of Record for Emergencies
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Microgrid Case Studies From the Utility Perspective (#16882)
Room: 28E

Customer-owned Microgrids: Ignore Them? Fight Them? Partner with Them?
  • Room: 28E
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Intelligent Microgrids Opportunities and Challenges
  • Room: 28E
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Substation Automation Case Studies: Design, Implementation and Lessons Learned (#16892)
Room: 24C

IEC 61850 Applied to the Digital Substation of German Railway: An Interoperability Testing Perspective
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Long-term Contracts for Substation Automation: Engineering, Contractual Conditions and Lessons Learned
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 2C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Substation Automation: Substation Improvement Project in the Dominican Republic
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Successfully Integrating IT and OT Systems (#16872)
Room: 30E

Collaboration of IT and OT Essential to Utility Digitization
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
COTS ADMS Deployment Experience
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Navigating the Standards Landscape for DMS integration Projects: A Practical Approach
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The Softer Side of AMI (#16837)
Room: 28AB

Cellular AMI and the Smart Energy Program at Consumers Energy
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Change Management: The Critical People Side of Change
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Lessons Learned on the Management of Remote Disconnections
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 2C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Thousands of Devices, Millions of Points: How Three Utilities Maximized Value (#16868)
Room: 32AB

DNP Point Selection: How to Pick Your Silver Bullets Without Gold Plating Them!
  • Room: 32AB
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2A
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Going from 0 to 1000: EPB Chattanooga's Best Practices from Their Reliability Revolution
  • Room: 32AB
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2C
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Voltage: A Pragmatic Solution for Fault Avoidance and Location
  • Room: 32AB
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2B
  • Tuesday, January 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Wednesday, February 01, 8:00 AM

Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM

Analytics for Customer Engagement and Innovation (#16852)
Room: 30AB

Applying Smart Meter Data to Enable Customer Analytics and Smart Energy Services
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 3B
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Data Overload: How Digging into the Data Can Help Utilities Help Customers
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 3C
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Grid Insights Through Data Mining
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 3A
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dealing with Evolving Communications Strategies Beyond Legacy Systems (#16848)
Room: 25B

Exelon's Leased Analog Circuit Retirement Program
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 3A
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Intelligent Grid Communication Network Strategy Development to Project Execution & Serial to IP
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 3B
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Streamlined SCADA Points Verification Methodology
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 3C
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Improving Data Quality Leveraging Spatial Technology (#16876)
Room: 24A

ADMS Integration Challenges: A Different Approach to Modeling Substations
  • Room: 24A
  • Session Number:Geospatial 3B
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
How Good Does My Data Need to Be? Do I Really Need to Do a Field Survey?
  • Room: 24A
  • Session Number:Geospatial 3A
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Using Smart Meter Data to Correct Meter & Transformer Linage Data
  • Room: 24A
  • Session Number:Geospatial 3C
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Keeping Secure When OT and IT Collide (#16857)
Room: 25A

Leveraging IT-OT Security Convergence to Manage Complex Threats to the Utility Enterprise
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 3B
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Securing Distributed Autonomous Grid Systems with OpenFMB: Results of Securing a Microgrid at Duke Energy's Mount Holly Test Laboratory
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 3C
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Substation Digital Forensics
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 3A
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

More Bang for Your Buck With Mobile GIS (#16889)
Room: 24B

Establishing End-to-end Integrated Technologies: A Case Study on Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 3B
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Going Mobile: Is Your GIS Ready?
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 3C
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
How to Get More from Mobile Tech and Service Investments
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 3A
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Proactive and Preventative Asset Management to Ensure Reliability (#16843)
Room: 30CD

Best Poles for Distribution Systems
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 3C
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Predictive Modeling of Underground Cable Failures for ONCOR
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 3A
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Protecting Joint Use Revenue Through Automated Pole Inspections: A Case Study on Piedmont Electric
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 3B
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Real-time Communications and Security: Considerations for Process-bus, GOOSE and Time Synchronization (#16891)
Room: 24C

Are Fast-flying Secure GOOSE Messages a Myth?
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 3B
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Do You Care What Time It Really Is? A Look into the Cybersecurity Concerns of Time-synchronization for Utility Use Cases
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 3C
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
IEC 61850 9-2 Process Bus: Special Considerations for NERC CIP Compliance
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 3A
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Using AMI to Optimize Grid and Energy Management (#16838)
Room: 28AB

Ready or Not, Here Comes DER: How Utilities and IPPs are Integrating It Behind and In Front of the Meter
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 3C
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Reduce Demand Peaks as Opposed to Conservation Voltage Reduction to Alleviate Customer Stress (#17840)
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 3B
  • Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM

Beyond I's and O's: Defending Outside the Walls (#16859)
Room: 25A

Standing Up a Comprehensive Substation Flood Risk Management Program
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The Delicate Balance Between Green Energy and Grid Stability: Real-world Success Stories from Across the Country
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Threat Sources, Susceptibility and Mitigations for Electro-magnetic Pulse
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Blending Automation and Evolving Technologies (#16869)
Room: 32AB

Catching Falling Conductors in Midair: Tripping Broken Distribution Circuit Conductors at Protection Speeds with Synchrophasors
  • Room: 32AB
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Customer Choice and the Transformation Journey of a Dutch Distribution System Operator
  • Room: 32AB
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Optimizing the Benefits of FLISR with a Near Real-time Management Dashboard
  • Room: 32AB
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Creative Communications Solutions Making an Impact in the Smart Grid (#16849)
Room: 25B

Do-It-Yourself Fiber To The Home: How A Utility Created Its Own Rural FTTH Network
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Leveraging a Nearly Infinite Fiber Data Stream from One of America's Smartest Grids
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Seeing Underground: Communications Challenges in Monitoring Underground Facilities
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

How DER is Changing Grid Operations (#16862)
Room: 29AB

Advanced Distribution Controls and Optimization Testbed at Southern California Edison
  • Room: 29AB
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 1, Session 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
SCE's Integrated Grid Project: Demonstrating Coordinated Operations of High-penetration DERs
  • Room: 29AB
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 1, Session 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Utilizing VVO/CVR as a component of a Non-Wire Alternative Solution
  • Room: 29AB
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 1, Session 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Improve Operational Efficiency and Customer Relations Through Mobile Technology (#16888)
Room: 24B

Enterprise Implementation Guide to Mobile Workforce Management
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Key Ways to Improve Service Effectiveness, Efficiency and Safety with Mobile Solutions
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Mobile Energy Apps: The Key to Connecting with Today's Customers
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Leveraging Data from IEDs and Grid Edge Sensors to Improve Distribution Operations (#16874)
Room: 30E

Building a Smart Grid to Improve Power System Operation and Reliability
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Extending Awareness to the Edge: The Revolution in Grid Sensing and Analytics
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Improving System Reliability by Using Existing Device Features to Determine Fault Locations and Reduce Outage Time
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Making Interoperability Standards Usable (#16894)
Room: 24C

Designing a Standard for Utilities: How ENTSO-E Contributes to the Continuous Enhancements of IEC 61850
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
If You Cannot Test It, You Cannot Use It: IEC 61850 GOOSE System Designed With Testing in Mind
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Remote Testing of Substation Protection, Automation and Control Systems (SPACS)
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Making the Business Case for Big Data Analytics (#16855)
Room: 30AB

David vs. Goliath: Alternative Technology Approaches to Utility Analytics
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Pacific Gas & Electric's Situational Intelligence for Grid Operations
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Utility Application Data Analytics: Do We Really Need Fancy New Big Data Tools?
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Microgrid Economics and Business Case (#16884)
Room: 28E

Microgrid Resilience Assessment
  • Room: 28E
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
PPA and LCOE Calculation Methodologies for Various Microgrid Business Models
  • Room: 28E
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The Case for Commercially Viable Microgrids and Nanogrids in Ontario, Canada
  • Room: 28E
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

New Approaches to Condition-based Monitoring and Maintenance (#16844)
Room: 30CD

Developing a Substation Asset Health Program That Will Be a Winning Game Changer
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Digital Transformation in Construction and Maintenance via End-to-End Integration
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
General Order 174 and Condition-based Maintenance
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Using AMI for Fault and Outage Management (#16839)
Room: 28AB

Fault Waveform Data Analytics Case Studies
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Identifying Wire Down Conditions Using Smart Meters
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Utilizing Smart Meter Data For Detecting High Impedance Faults at Southern California Edison
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Using GIS to Support Distribution Operations (#16877)
Room: 24A

Accurate SAIDI and SAIFI & Now What? A Utility's Journey to Build a Smarter and More Reliable Grid
  • Room: 24A
  • Session Number:Geospatial 4C
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Geospatial Visualization and Analysis for Utility Distribution Operations
  • Room: 24A
  • Session Number:Geospatial 4A
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Leveraging Enterprise GIS to Support Real-time Distribution Grid Control
  • Room: 24A
  • Session Number:Geospatial 4B
  • Thursday, February 02, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM

Action Plans Propelling the Future Grid (#16863)
Room: 29AB

A New Approach to Increase the Hosting Capacity of Distribution Feeders for Renewable Distributed Generation via Reconfiguration
  • Room: 29AB
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 1, Session 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Building a Distributed Systems Platform for New York REV and Beyond
  • Room: 29AB
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 1, Session 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Moving to the Grid of the Future
  • Room: 29AB
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 1, Session 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Building the Case for Resiliency, Security and Interoperability in Utility Communications Systems (#16850)
Room: 25B

Aligning Business-use Cases for Broadband Connectivity on the DA Network
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Case Study: Creating a Reliable and Secure Smart Grid Field-area Communications Network
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Critical Infrastructure Resilience of the Distribution Grid
  • Room: 25B
  • Session Number:Communications Solutions 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Business Case for Smart Cities (#16879)
Room: 25C

Balancing the Triple Bottom Line: Building a Credible and Fundable Business Case
  • Room: 25C
  • Session Number:IoT/Smart Cities 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Case Study: Implementing a Public Utility Network
  • Room: 25C
  • Session Number:IoT/Smart Cities 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Global Trends and Opportunities for Smart Grid Deployment
  • Room: 25C
  • Session Number:IoT/Smart Cities 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Evolution of Demand Response at Leading Utilities (#16866)
Room: 29CD

Converging Networks: Drivers for Large-scale Load Control at DTE Energy
  • Room: 29CD
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 2, Session 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Strategies for Incorporating "Bring Your Own Device" into a Price-based Demand Response Program
  • Room: 29CD
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 2, Session 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Utility Case Study: Controlling and Unlocking Capacity from the Grid's Edge for Improved Grid Performance - It Starts with the Customer
  • Room: 29CD
  • Session Number:DER DR and Non-wire Alternatives Track 2, Session 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Improving Grid Health and Operations Through Analytics (#16854)
Room: 30AB

A Unified Asset Health Analytic Solution for Transmission Utilities: Joint Work with BPA
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Distribution Predictive Analytic Practices: Utility Perspectives
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Transformational Sensing and Measurement Analytics for Grid-edge Control
  • Room: 30AB
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Leveraging AMI Data for Distribution Operations (#16840)
Room: 28AB

FortisBC Streamlines Meter-to-Phase Identification with Machine Learning and Data Science: A Case Study
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Importance and Processes for Improving Customer-to-Transformer Linking
  • Room: 28AB
  • Session Number:Advanced Metering 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

So What's Coming? New and Future Developments in Substation Automation (#16895)
Room: 24C

Case Study: Analyzing Synchrophasor Data for Improved Reliability
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ComEd PMU Experience and Development Efforts
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Looking into the Future Protection, Automation and Control Systems
  • Room: 24C
  • Session Number:Substation Automation 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Successful Storm Management (#16873)
Room: 30E

Damage Assessment: The Secret Sauce for an Accurate and Achievable Storm Restoration Plan
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Georgia Power's Re-engineered Damage Assessment Process and OMS Integration with Smart Damage Event Grouping
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Practical Storm Outage Simulation
  • Room: 30E
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The Future - Risk Analysis and Risk Mitigation (#16845)
Room: 30CD

An Integrated Approach to Long-term Investment Planning at Toronto Hydro
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Leveraging IoT Data Streams for Asset Management
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Risk of Getting Old
  • Room: 30CD
  • Session Number:Asset Management 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The Thin Grid Line: Stories From the Cyber Battlefront (#16860)
Room: 25A

Honey, I Hacked The SCADA! Industrial Controlled Systems
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hunt Team Operations in ICS Networks
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Ukraine Attack and Are We Vulnerable? Yes!
  • Room: 25A
  • Session Number:Defending the Grid 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Utilitymon GO: Choosing the Right Field Device for the Right Job (#16890)
Room: 24B

Body-worn Camera Test and Evaluation for Electric Utility Field Crews
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 5C
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bringing Windows 10 Mobile Solutions to Field Crews for Construction and Maintenance Work at Duke Energy
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 5A
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Which Technologies are Well-suited for Today's Transitional and Transient Workforce and Which Will Create More Issues for Utilities?
  • Room: 24B
  • Session Number:Mobile Solutions 5B
  • Thursday, February 02, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

For questions regarding the DistribuTECH conference program please contact:
Debbi Boyne, CMP
Conference Manager

dboyne@pennwell.com
Direct: 918-832-9265

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