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Tuesday, June 27, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Opening Keynote
Room: Four Seasons Ballroom 3&4

Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM

Session 1H: Technology Trends in Plant Design, Operations, Upgrade and Expansion
Room: 201

CFD Analysis of a Low Head Propeller Turbine with Comparison to Experimental Data
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:1H2
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Hydro Units - How Long Will They Last?
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:1H4
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Constructing & Assembling Hydro Generator Stator Frames and Windings on Site
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:1H5
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
High Vibration Caused by Hydraulic Unbalance on a 144 MW Francis Turbine Unit
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:1H8
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 1I: Hydraulic Design and Operation of Hydro Facilities
Room: 203

Numeric and Physical Model Studies of Sediment Transport Dynamics at Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Plant
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:1I1
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Precast Modular Construction for New Hydropower Civil Works
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:1I3
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Load Rejection Impacts to Small Hydropower Plants with Canal Forebays
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:1I4
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Design and Operation of the Multi-Intake 16 MW Box Canyon Run-of-River Hydroelectric Project
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:1I5
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Capilano Break Head Tank and Energy Recovery Facility
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:1I6
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 1J: Current Developments in Fish Passage and Protection
Room: 205

Improvement of Numerical Fish Friendly Assessment Tools with Lagrangian Particle Tracking
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:1J2
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Retrofit of A Re-Designed Alden Turbine Runner for An Existing Francis Runner
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:1J3
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Invasive Carp Barrier - Coon Rapids Dam
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:1J4
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Downstream Fish Passage at Portland General Electric’s North Fork Hydroelectric Project
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:1J5
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Updates from the Field - Testing Results of Whooshh Innovations' Novel Fish Passage Technology
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:1J6
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
What Do Fish Really Eat? Implications for Reservoir Management
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:1J7
  • Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 PM

Session 2J: Cyber Security and Plant Controls: Challenges Faced
Room: 205

Advancing Automation Network Security
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:2j2
  • Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Cybersecurity Update for 2017 - Hydro Industry Edition
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:2j3
  • Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Impact and Design Considerations of NERC CIP Compliance for Hydro Electric Power Generation
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:2J5
  • Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
A New Type of Computer Supervisory Control System Based on Equipment Condition Monitoring
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:2j6
  • Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Thursday, June 29, 8:30 AM

Session PG-TH: Poster Gallery

Know Your Flow:Flow Data Used to Realize 3% More Generated Power
  • Session Number:PG-TH04
  • Thursday, June 29, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Reconstructing a Large Hydroelectric Power Plant for Increased Safety and Reliability
  • Session Number:PG-TH06
  • Thursday, June 29, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Redesign Of A Francis Turbine Coupling
  • Session Number:PG-TH07
  • Thursday, June 29, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Successful Recovery From a Disaster at a Hydroelectric Power Plant
  • Session Number:PG-TH08
  • Thursday, June 29, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Using Engineering Simulation to Benefit Hydro Customers
  • Session Number:PG-TH11
  • Thursday, June 29, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Hybrid Mechanical Energy Storage Using Hydro Generators
  • Session Number:PG-TH12
  • Thursday, June 29, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The BC Hydro Wind Integration Study
  • Session Number:PG-TH15
  • Thursday, June 29, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Thursday, June 29, 11:00 AM

Session 4H: Case Studies of Plant Modernization
Room: 201

Enel Green Power’s Apiacás Hydroelectric Project
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:4H2
  • Thursday, June 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Old Lower Becomes New Again – Case History of a Powerplant Restoration & Modernization
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:4H3
  • Thursday, June 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Significance of Folsom Spillway Gate Post-Failure Investigations in Current Engineering Practice
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:4H4
  • Thursday, June 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Challenges of Wide Operating Range in Head and Power in Palisades Overhaul
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:4H5
  • Thursday, June 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 4I: Systems and Technology: What's New? What Works?
Room: 203

Experiences of First Pilot Installation of a Cloud Based Monitoring System for Hydropower Equipment
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:4I2
  • Thursday, June 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Options and Considerations for Generator Rewind Decisions
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:4I3
  • Thursday, June 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Go Big or Stay Simple: Balancing Needs and Wants with Maintainability in Control Systems
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:4I4
  • Thursday, June 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Repair of Riveted Steel Penstock in Mormon Flat Dam with Carbon FRP
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:4I5
  • Thursday, June 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Thursday, June 29, 2:30 PM

Session 5I: Safety and Integrity: Balance of Plant
Room: 203

Arc Flash Safety 101
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:5I3
  • Thursday, June 29, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
How Reclamation has Dealt with Biofouling at Lower Colorado River Dams
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:5I1
  • Thursday, June 29, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Maintaining the Health of an Aging Penstock System
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:5I2
  • Thursday, June 29, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Renovating Aging Penstocks: Analyzing Replacement Alternatives for Cost and Energy Generation
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:5I4
  • Thursday, June 29, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Session 5J: System Integration with Renewable Energy and Grid Stabilization
Room: 205

Increase of Francis Unit PeakingCcapability Through In Situ Start-up Optimization
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:5J1
  • Thursday, June 29, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The Challenging Connection of Hydrpower Plants to Weak Electrical Grids
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:5J2
  • Thursday, June 29, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Dynamic Modeling and Grid Integration of a Tidal and River Generation
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:5J3
  • Thursday, June 29, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Advanced Pumped Storage Hydropower and Ancillary Services Provision
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:5J5
  • Thursday, June 29, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM

Session 6H: Water Quantity and Generation - Impacts for Hydropower Projects
Room: 201

Headwater Benefits Models – Theory, Practice, and Improvement
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:6H1
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
EDF New Developments for Safer and Easier Flood Routing Methods for Large Reservoir Dams
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:6H2
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
ENSO Influences on Streamflow: implications for Water Resource Management of Sri Lanka
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:6H3
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Updating PMP for the Elbow River: Complex Terrain, Unique Solutions
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:6H4
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Study and Practice on the Flood Resources Utilization of Three Gorges Reservoir
  • Room: 201
  • Session Number:6H5
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 6I: Rehabilitation and Modernization to Increase Revenue
Room: 203

Case Study of the Stockton Modernization Project and its Benefits
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:6I1
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Development and Use of Robotic Equipment for Large Diameter Pipe Recoating
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:6I2
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Whakamaru Power Station Rehabilitation Project (New Zealand)
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:6I3
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cumberland River System Hydropower Rehabilitation Program
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:6I4
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Refurbish, Replace or Renew Hydropower Plant Site
  • Room: 203
  • Session Number:6I5
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 6J: All About Generators
Room: 205

Experience With A New PTFE
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:6J1
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Unlocking the Dormant Capacity in Your Hydro Generator
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:6J2
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Benefits of Generator Air Gap Measurement with Slow Roll at Condition Assessment
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:6J4
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Voith Hydro's Experience With the Insulation Aging
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:6J5
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
How To Avoid 14% Of Winding Failures With Large Generator Cleaning
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:6J6
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session PG-F: Poster Gallery

Battery Powered Vehicle Technology For Long Tunnel Pipeline Inspection
  • Session Number:PG-F03
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Developing a Framework for Watershed-Based Hydro
  • Session Number:PG-F06
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Modernization of English Electric Distributing Valves in Tasmania
  • Session Number:PG-F12
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Trends in Hydropower Environmental Performance
  • Session Number:PG-F13
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Utilities Use Advanced Simulators for On-Site Training
  • Session Number:PG-F15
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A Predictive Framework for Multiphase Flow Utilizing Proper Orthogonal Decomposition
  • Session Number:PG-F17
  • Friday, June 30, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Friday, June 30, 10:30 AM

Session 7J: Equipment Modernization and New Technology
Room: 205

Lookout Point Modernization – Design for Operational Flexibility
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:7J1
  • Friday, June 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Small Hydro from Fukushima – An Energy Revolution 1 kW at a Time
  • Room: 25
  • Session Number:7J2
  • Friday, June 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Modern Approach to Generator Stator Temperature Control on Load Following Hydro Generators
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:7J3
  • Friday, June 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Permanent Magnet Generators (PMG) On Hydroelectric Units. ENEL Experiences in Italy
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:7J4
  • Friday, June 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
DC-Coupling of Multiple Hydrokinetic Turbines
  • Room: 205
  • Session Number:7J5
  • Friday, June 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM