Select Criteria: Tracks = Decarbonizing the Grid, Digitalizing the Grid, Expanding the Grid, Innovative & Emerging Technologies

Tuesday, February 05, 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
  • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 1A
Siemens Digital Grid President, Mike Carlson, kicks off sessions in the Digitalization Knowledge Hub. He will discuss the current and future state of the grid and how digitalization is a key requirement for companies and utilities to remain competitive in an increasingly connected world....
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mike Carlson
President, Digital Grid NA
Siemens
Point of Contact
Nikki Delucchi
Digital Grid Marketing
Siemens
Session Chair
Tom Friedman
Managing Partner
AlignResults Consulting LLC
Tracks:
  • Knowledge Hubs

Tuesday, February 05, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
  • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 5C
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  • Knowledge Hubs
  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
  • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 1A
Speaker(s)
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  • Knowledge Hubs
  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
  • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 1A
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  • Knowledge Hubs
  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
  • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 1A
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  • Knowledge Hubs

Tuesday, February 05, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
  • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 1B
A growing number of North American utilities are turning to IoT, cloud computing and analytics to address distribution grid challenges ranging from optimized service restoration to fault prediction. A key to their success is often a creative and collaborative approach to working with partners to drive required technical innovations and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Eric Hatter
Manager, Transmission Business Technology and Strategy
AEP
Panelist
James Prettitore
Director, Advanced Metering Infrastructure
ConEdison
Panel Moderator
Jim Taylor
V.P., Energy Solutions
Siemens Digital Grid
Panelist
Matthew Croucher
Director, Business Analytics
Entergy
Point of Contact
Nikki Delucchi
Digital Grid Marketing
Siemens
Session Chair
Tom Friedman
Managing Partner
AlignResults Consulting LLC
Tracks:
  • Knowledge Hubs

Tuesday, February 05, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
  • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 1B
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  • Knowledge Hubs
  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
  • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 1B
Speaker(s)
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  • Knowledge Hubs

Tuesday, February 05, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
  • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 1BC
Intelligent energy management and DER aggregation are enabling utilities to create virtual power plants and defer T&D upgrades. With several new clean energy communities in process with builders around the country, Sonnen is partnering with utilities, coops, and CCAs to use dispatchable distributed energy storage to provide grid services, including... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Josh Wepman
Vice President, Solution Development
Leidos
Point of Contact
Michelle Mapel
Senior Director Sales & Marketing
sonnen, Inc.
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  • Knowledge Hubs

Tuesday, February 05, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
  • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 1C
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  • Knowledge Hubs
  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
  • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 1C
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  • Knowledge Hubs
  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
  • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 1C
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  • Knowledge Hubs

Tuesday, February 05, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
  • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 2A
The utility industry has long sought a scientific way to measure cybersecurity risks and the effectiveness of security controls based on quantitative, repeatable data. Such metrics would provide the industry with a new tool for making informed decisions for security investments and gathering the quantified data over time for statistical... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Aaron Smith
Director of Operations
Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)
Co-Author+
Candace Suh-Lee
Principal Technical Leader
Electric Power Research Institute
Speaker
John Kotolski
Team Lead – Cyber Security Operations
Alliant Energy
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Handout(s)
  • Knowledge Hubs

Tuesday, February 05, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
  • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 2AB
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    • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
    • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 2AB
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      Tuesday, February 05, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

      • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
      • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 2ABC
      Mobile IoT is one technology predicted to connect billions of devices by 2020, but what might work for connecting consumer devices across offices or in the home will likely not be appropriate for connecting devices across cities, utility service territories and critical outdoor infrastructure. Join this session as industry visionaries... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Panel Moderator
      Bobbi Harris
      VP, Market Strategy & Development
      Utilities Technology Council (UTC)
      Session Chair
      Edward Thomas
      Executive Director
      Peak Load Management Alliance
      Panelist
      Jay Olearain
      Product Director - IoT Solutions
      Verizon Wireless
      Point of Contact
      Laura Wright
      Senior Marketing Communications Manager
      Itron
      Panelist
      Raj Vaswani
      Strategic Advisor
      Itron Inc.
      Panelist
      Tracy Trent
      Managing Director
      SQ3 Partners
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        Tuesday, February 05, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

        • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
        • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 2B
        When Exelon decided to merge six different operating companies onto one EMS platform, a huge opportunity to standardize and improve efficiencies was born. Along with it came the monumental effort of having these operating companies agree to common standards for business processes, displays, SCADA and network model. Exelon and Accenture worked... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Session Chair
        Aaron Smith
        Director of Operations
        Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)
        Speaker
        Edward Martin
        Principal Project Manager EMS Consolidation Project
        Exelon
        Co-Author+
        FNU Satyaveer
        Manager
        Accenture
        Co-Author
        Louis Caraballo, III
        Senior Transmission System Operator
        PECO
        Tracks:
        Handout(s)
        • Knowledge Hubs

        Tuesday, February 05, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

        • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
        • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 2C
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        Tracks:
        • Knowledge Hubs
        • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
        • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 2C
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        Tracks:
        • Knowledge Hubs
        • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
        • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 2C
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        Tracks:
        • Knowledge Hubs

        Wednesday, February 06, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

        • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
        • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 3A
        Speaker(s)
        Tracks:
        • Knowledge Hubs
        • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
        • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 3A
        Speaker(s)
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        Handout(s)
        • Knowledge Hubs

        Wednesday, February 06, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

        • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
        • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 3AB
        Recent changes in the distributed energy resources (DER) grid interconnection standard, IEEE 1547-2018, mandated several grid supportive functionalities, including voltage and frequency regulation and low and high-voltage and frequency ride through. In this hub session, panelists from utilities and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) will review the major changes in... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Panel Moderator+
        Aminul Huque
        Principal Project Manager
        Electric Power Research Institute
        Panelist
        Andrew Ingram
        Sr. Research Engineer
        Southern Company Services
        Session Chair
        Howard Scott
        Managing Director
        Cognyst Advisors
        Panelist
        Michael Ropp
        President
        Northern Plains Power Technologies
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          Wednesday, February 06, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

          • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
          • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 3ABC
          With technology built into every asset, operation and interaction, utilities are in the midst of transforming their businesses into intelligent enterprises. This session will bring together innovative industry leaders and the discussion will focus on key factors driving the need for transformation in both business models and grid capabilities in... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Panel Moderator
          Miki Deric
          North America Transmission & Distribution Lead
          Accenture
          Panelist
          Ram Sastry
          Vice President, Enterprise Innovation & Resiliency
          American Electric Power
          Panelist
          Shay Bahramirad
          Vice President, Engineering and Smart Grid
          Commonwealth Edison
          Point of Contact
          Susie Schmidt
          Marketing Manager
          Accenture
          Session Chair
          Wendy Prabhu
          President
          Mercom Capital Group
          Tracks:
          • Knowledge Hubs

          Wednesday, February 06, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

          • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
          • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 3B
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          Handout(s)
          • Knowledge Hubs
          • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
          • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 3B
          Speaker(s)
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          • Knowledge Hubs

          Wednesday, February 06, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

          • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
          • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 3C
          Speaker(s)
          Tracks:
          • Knowledge Hubs
          • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
          • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 3C
          Speaker(s)
          Tracks:
          • Knowledge Hubs
          • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
          • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 3C
          Speaker(s)
          Tracks:
          • Knowledge Hubs

          Wednesday, February 06, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

          • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
          • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 4A
          Underground electric distribution systems have been reliably supplying homes, businesses and transportation systems in American cities for more than 100 years.  Most are fed by medium voltage cable that has proven very reliable, but failures do occur, and additions or modifications are occasionally required.  While cable splicers are highly trained... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Session Chair
          Jill Feblowitz
          President
          Feblowitz Energy Consulting
          Speaker+
          Patrick McHugh
          Vice President - Engineering and Planning
          ConEdison
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          Handout(s)
          • Knowledge Hubs

          Wednesday, February 06, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

          • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
          • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 4AB
          In today’s world, we are seeing a proliferation of cyberattacks on all aspects of utility operations with both internal and external threats. In this session, experts will discuss realistic aspects of securing the smart grid.  Topics will include an overview the security situation and risk management, best practices in cyber... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Panelist
          Clay Koplin
          CEO
          Cordova Electric Cooperative
          Panel Moderator
          Erfan Ibrahim
          Founder & CEO
          The Bit Bazaar LLC
          Point of Contact
          Jeffrey Katz
          Head of Grid Technology, Energy and Utilities industry
          IBM
          Session Chair
          Marco C. Janssen
          CEO
          UTInnovation B.V.
          Panelist
          Rick Joyce
          Director, Smart Grid IT - North America
          Schneider Electric
          Panelist
          Steven Dougherty
          Associate Partner
          IBM
          Tracks:
          • Knowledge Hubs 2

          Wednesday, February 06, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

          • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
          • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 4ABC
          The grid is being destabilized by extreme weather events and less than 10% intermittent renewable energy.  The computational power required to deal with a grid that is over 50% intermittent renewable energy with the projected increasing level of extreme weather and large-scale deployment of IoT is not within the capabilities... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Session Chair
          Gary Rackliffe
          Vice President Smart Grids and Grid Modernization
          ABB
          Speaker
          Jesse Gantz
          Solution Design Engineer
          GE Grid Solutions
          Speaker+
          Ralph Kappelhoff
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            Wednesday, February 06, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
            • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 4B
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            Handout(s)
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
            • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 4B
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs

            Wednesday, February 06, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
            • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 4C
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
            • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 4C
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs

            Wednesday, February 06, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
            • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 4C
            Speaker(s)
            Point of Contact
            Debbi Wells
            Conference Manager
            PennWell Corp.
            Session Chair
            Jill Feblowitz
            President
            Feblowitz Energy Consulting
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            Presentations:
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
            • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 4C-1
            • Wednesday, February 06, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Ed Hine
            Vice President, Operations, Energy
            Precision Hawk
            Point of Contact
            Heather Barefoot
            Events Marketing Manager
            PrecisionHawk
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
            • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 4C-2
            • Wednesday, February 06, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker+
            Trent Casi
            Sales Manager
            Pix4D
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
            • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 4C-3
            • Wednesday, February 06, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Marc Stollmeyer
            CEO
            Inspired Flight
            Point of Contact
            Zach Benayoun
            Inspired Flight
            • Knowledge Hubs

            Thursday, February 07, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
            • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 5A
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
            • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 5A
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
            • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 5A
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            Handout(s)
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
            • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 5A
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs

            Thursday, February 07, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
            • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 5B
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
            • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 5B
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
            • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 5B
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs

            Thursday, February 07, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
            • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 5C
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
            • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 5C
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
            • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 5C
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs

            Thursday, February 07, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 11456
            • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid 6A
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 323
            • Session Number:Innovative & Emerging Technologies 6A
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 101
            • Session Number:Decarbonizing the Grid 6A
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            • Knowledge Hubs
            • Room: Exhibit Floor Booth 12031
            • Session Number:Expanding the Grid 6A
            Speaker(s)
            Tracks:
            Handout(s)
            • Knowledge Hubs

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