Accessing DISTRIBUTECH Presentations
Presentations provided by DistribuTECH speakers are available to all full delegates and exhibitor delegates, however a username and password are required to access them. 
This year's username and password were handed out at the conference.  If you did not receive them please contact Debbi Wells at 
Utility University course handouts are only available to those who paid to attend a course. 
Credentials were provided by the instructors, however, if you paid to attend a course and did not receive the username and password please contact Debbi Wells at 

Downloading DISTRIBUTECH Presentations
Select View All Sessions from the Education dropdown menu. 
Find the session you're interested in. If a presentation has been uploaded you'll see a Power Point or PDF icon. 
Click on it.
You'll get a pop up box to enter the username and password.


Tuesday, January 28, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Booth #3563, Exhibit Floor
  • Session Number:Digitalizing the Grid
Session Chair
Raj Chudgar
Demand Power Inc.
Karen Smith
V.P. of Business Development
Clearion Software LLC
  • Knowledge Hubs (Exhibit Floor) (20-25 minutes)

Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 2
As utilities increasingly focus on the importance of asset management for reliable and cost-effective operations, the interest in new and novel approaches grows.  This session includes an update on ConEd’s use of robotics for breaker maintenance, Laserpas’ research on combining inspection tools for asset and vegetation inspections, and the US... more...
Session Chair
Ronald Farquharson
President, COO
DNP Users Group
Session Co-Chair
James Helmberger
Principal Engineer-IEM, Planning & Strategy/ Energy Delivery
Omaha Public Power District
  • Individual Conference Presentation (20-25 minutes)

Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 4
The utility sector has made great strides in collecting and aggregating a wide range of data inputs that has fed an explosion of analytics use cases, methods, and insights.  However, analytics is nothing without quality and applicable data sources.  This session will show how a wide range of inputs are... more...
Session Chair
Josh Wepman
Vice President & CTO, Commercial Energy
Session Co-Chair
David Foltz
Director of Sales, Key Accounts
Sensus, a Xylem brand
  • Individual Conference Presentation (20-25 minutes)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Paul Bower
EVP, Chief Solution Architect
OBI Partners Inc.
Point of Contact
Raymond Kasten
OBI Partners Inc.
Sara Sankowich
Manager, Forestry Operations & Sustainability
Unitil Corp.
  • Individual Conference Presentation (20-25 minutes)

For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH conference program please contact:  
Debbi Wells, CMP
Conference  Manager
Direct: 918-832-9265

For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH exhibit services please contact your Exhibit Services Manager at:
Direct: 253-212-2735

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