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Select Criteria: Tracks = Enterprise Grid Management

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

  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1
The deployment of ADMS promises a wealth of new applications and benefits.  This session will explore several of those benefits and how they have been deployed by utilities and via case studies.  ...
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Phillip Amaya
Technical Services Division Manager
Magic Valley Electric Cooperative
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1A
  • Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Adam Manella
Senior Advisor
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Brenden Russell
Principal Advisor - Grid Technologies
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Moein Lak
Senior Advisor
Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1B
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Parag Parikh
Utility Solution Executive
ABB
Speaker
Vito Lee
NV Energy
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1C
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Eric Gupta
Advanced Grid Delivery Director
Xcel Energy
Point of Contact
Scott Koehler
Vice President, Strategy & Innovation, Smart Grid Solutions
Schneider Electric
Handout(s)
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

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

  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2
For a successful ADMS implementation, utilities must focus on change management, process optimization, and operator skillsets to fully leverage the technology.  Involving the right stakeholders up front and throughout the project is key.  In this session you will hear about utility experiences and their approach to ADMS implementation and utilization....
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Aaron Smith
Director of Operations
Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)
Session Co-Chair
Otto Marquardt
Area Manager- Major Projects
Wisconsin Public Service/WE Energies
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
John Ryan
Director
Exelon
Co-Author+
Ryan Levine
Senior Manager
Ernst & Young
Handout(s)
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Kate Monahan
Management Consulting Manager
Accenture
Co-Author
Manas Phadke
Industry Principal
Accenture
Speaker+
Matthew Seibert
Distribution Operations Engineering Lead
Consumers Energy
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

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

  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 3
This panel will address the evolution that occurred from the management of distribution networks to the secure operation of an active distribution system with demand response, generation, and other flexible distributed energy resources.  Active distribution systems will enable competitive access to markets and the optimal use of distributed resources to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panel Moderator
Paul Feldman
Board Director and Industry Advisor
EnergySec Board, Indeco Board, Exacter Advisor, Claroty Advisor
Session Chair
Gary Rackliffe
Vice President Smart Grids and Grid Modernization
ABB
Session Co-Chair
Bennie Fussell
Smart Grid Solution Architect
Schneider Electric
Panelist
Charles Berndt
Manager, Grid Technology
Hydro Ottawa Ltd.
Panelist
Kristofer Frojd
Head of Strategy & Business Development
Ellevio
Panelist
Liuxi (Calvin) Zhang
Manager Smart Grid & Technology
ComEd
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)

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

  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4
Having a detailed and accurate electric model is critical to operate real-time systems. Traditional as-built GIS systems were never meant to contain all of the data needed to produce complex network models for operational systems such as ADMS, OMS or SCADA.  The concept of network model management was introduced to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Eric Charette, P.E.
Executive Director, Business Development Utilities
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure
Session Co-Chair
Tim Taylor
Consultant
Utilicast
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
James Karcher
Manager, ADMS Program
Duquesne Light Company
Co-Author
Mark Maass
Senior Program Manager
Cyient Inc.
Handout(s)
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4B
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Barry Feldman
Director, Operational Technology and Metering
AES/IPL
Co-Author
Jared Heltsley
Asset Management Engineer
AES/IPL
Co-Author
Santosh Bhadule
GIS and Utility Operational Technology Architect
Burns & McDonnell
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4C
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Jamie Howard
Utilities T&D Manager
Accenture, PLC
Speaker
Thea Matlock
Sr. Distribution Operations Engineer
Oklahoma Gas and Electric
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

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