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10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S320E
Format: Panel

Major combustion turbine manufacturers discuss the latest developments and updates on large turbine products with case ...read more...

Session Chair
Donald Schubert
Owner
SHL Consulting LLC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jeffrey Benoit
VP – Strategy & Marketing
PSM – Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Panelist 1
Thorsten Osterhage
Product Manager
Ansaldo Energia
Switzerland
Panelist 3
David Walker
Senior Product Manager
GE Power
United States
Panelist 4
Francisco Dovali-Solis
Manager, Package Program Management 8000H
Siemens Energy
United States
Panelist 5
Carlos Koeneke, Ph.D.
Vice President, Project Engineering
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.
United States

10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S310G
Format: Panel

This diverse panel of industry and non-industry experts will provide a unique perspective on how Big Data, Internet of Things, Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics, and data analytics will disrupt the power generation sector. The discussion will address the challenges and opportunities to improve performance, reliability and ...read more...

Session Chair
Scott Affelt
President
XMPLR Energy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Mark Chapman
Global Account Manager
Parker Hannifin Corp.
United States
Panelist 1
Scott Bolick
Executive - Program and Project Management
GE
United States
Panelist 2
Clint Carter
Director, Advanced Monitoring & Diagnostics
Luminant
United States
Panelist 3
Aymeric Sarrazin
SVP Controls and Digitalization
Siemens
United States
Panelist 4
Terry Maxey
Managing Director, Global Power Generation Lead
Accenture
United States
Panelist 5
John Murphy
Principal
Gallatin Management Services
United States

10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S320H
Format: Panel

Increasing market penetration of variable generation like wind and solar is moving baseload power generation to more variable operation.  Portfolio and plant operators are using new approaches to optimize operations to remain profitable. This will be a panel discussion with leading power generator, including NV Energy, ...read more...

Session Chair
Gary Hilberg
President
Continuum Energy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Tom Cornell
Vice President Sales & Commercial Operations SF&ES
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Panelist 1
John Kennedy
VP/GM Plant Operations - Ohio
Dynegy Inc.
United States
Panelist 2
Dale Probasco
Managing Director, Global Generation Services
Navigant
United States
Panelist 3
Mark Mansfield
VP Energy Resources
Tucson Electric
United States
Panelist 4
Clint Carter
Director, Advanced Monitoring & Diagnostics
Luminant
United States

10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S320B
Format: Panel

Integrating traditional base load power (i.e., coal, nuclear, gas) with renewable energy represents the next step in providing cost efficient resilient power that reduces climate impact without significantly increasing consumer costs.  This panel session involves key thought leaders involved in this area from around the world and provides ...read more...

Session Chair
Joseph Smith, Ph.D.
Endowed Energy Chair / Professor
Missouri Sci and Tech / Chem and Biochem Eng.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Guy Deleonardo
Power Generation Products Product Manager
GE Power
United States
Panelist 1
Gilad Cohen
VP sales and marketing, North and Latin America
Israel
Panelist 2
Anupam Sanyal
Director
International Environmental & Energy Consultants Ltd.
United Kingdom
Panelist 3
Denilson Espirito Santo
Director
Sisterm Thermal System
Brazil
Panelist 4
Paul Roege
Partner
Creative Erg, LLC
United States

10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S320D
Format: Paper

The 10MW-class natural gas reciprocating engines are becoming one of the preferred solutions for utilities, munis, coops and IPPs for superior grid-stabilization. These high-efficient, high-reliable products are configured for peaking, demand response, reserve, base-load and CHP.  This mega-session brings together the technology leaders and consulting communities ...read more...

Session Chair
John Hoeft
Sales Director – J920
GE Power
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Brian Elwell
Principal
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Co-Author
Kieran McInerney, PE, CEM
Development Engineer
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Speaker
Matti Rautkivi
General Manager, Origination
Wärtsilä North America
United States
Speaker
Claudio Martino
Regional Sales Director
Caterpillar Energy Solutions
United States

10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S320C
Format: Panel

The electric power generation market is undergoing tremendous change. Dynamic market transformations and new technologies are making it harder than ever for investors and lenders to find the low risk, stable returns that traditional investors that have long been the hallmark of power generation financing.  We ...read more...

Session Chair
Elias Hinckley
Partner
K&L Gates LLP
United States
Panelist 1
Lewis Reynolds
Managing Partner
Entropy Investment Management LLC
United States
Panelist 2
Michael Pantelogianis
Co-Head of Power & Infrastructure - North America
Investec
United States
Panelist 3
Merrill Kramer
Senior Counsel
Sullivan & Worcester
United States