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Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1
A distribution grid challenged by renewable integration and other forces needs eyes and ears on the ground and under it. This session presents both case studies and a forward look at how these technologies provide and expand situational awareness to combat what could be a chaotic flow of energy and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Craig Befus
Sales Manager
Eaton
Session Co-Chair
Lea Maurer
Automation Systems Application Director
S&C Electric Company
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1A
  • Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Victor Tran
Project Engineer
Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1B
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Ben Kregel
Principal Project Manager
ComEd
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1C
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Brian Schell, P.E.
Distribution Automation Manager
AEP Ohio
Co-Author
Jon Olenski
Director, Electric Utility Market
Patrick Energy Services
Point of Contact
Mike Veldhuis
Project Engineer
Patrick Engineering
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

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

  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2
Three utilities from the Pacific to the Atlantic will discuss how they manage the integration of renewables on their distribution grids. They will share challenges and experiences about how they draw the distribution automation road map....
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Wahhaj Irfan
Principal Project Manager
ComEd
Session Co-Chair
Heiko Englert
Director, Product Portfolio Management
Siemens AG
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Nimesh Shah, P.Eng.
Specialist Engineer, Operations Planning
BC Hydro
Co-Author+
Vidya Vankayala
Director, Grid Modernization
Powertech Labs Inc
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Garvin Neely
Project Automation Solution Engineer
S&C Electric Company
Co-Author
Jeremi Jermakowicz
Software Product Manager
S&C Electric Company
Speaker+
Scott Wethy
Senior Engineer
Commonwealth Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Aleksandar Vukojevic
Manager- Technology Development
Duke Energy
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 3
Overcoming grid automation challenges requires an adaptive workforce, utility leadership and regulatory compliance. This session will also discuss deployment of ADMS control room applications. ...
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Jim Ketchledge
CEO & President
Excergy Corp.
Session Co-Chair
Joe Zerdin
Manager, Large Customer Accounts Distribution
Hydro One
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Joe LaCasse
Manager
Xcel Energy
Co-Author+
John Morris
Director, Grid Operations
The Mosaic Company Inc.
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Alexandr Stinskiy
Senior Application Engineer
Siemens Industry Inc.
Co-Author
Andre Smit
Product Manager
Siemens Digital Grid
Co-Author
Bryan Pham
Sr. Manager
Southern California Edison
Speaker+
Christopher Huff, P.E.
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Nicholas Duong
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 3C
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Bruno Iwamoto
Director Latin America Business
S&C
Speaker
Julio Shigeaki Omori
Superintendent
Copel
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

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

  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4
This session will explore how utilities are leveraging today’s technologies to improve all of the pieces of the system puzzle that operators need to see to make integration work, covering centralized distribution automation FLISR schemes, the development and implementation of a real-time three-phase distribution linear state estimator, and how to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Reza Alaghehband, P.E.
Power System Principal Engineer
Austin Energy
Session Co-Chair
G. Larry Clark, PE, IEEE Fellow
Retired Principal Engineer - Power Delivery
Retired from Alabama Power Company, a Southern company
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Brenden Russell
Senior Advisor
Southern California Edison
Co-Author+
Jens Schoene
Director, Research Studies
EnerNex
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4B
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Jeff Kensok
Consulting Engineer
Puget Sound Energy
Co-Author+
Joshua Snodgrass
Project Engineer
POWER Engineers
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4C
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Christopher Lopez
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Jong Min Lim
Sr. Data Scientist
Sentient Energy
Co-Author
Manuel Garcia
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Speaker+
Noah Badayos
Engineer
Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

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