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.


Mr. Michael Thesing

Manager of Smart Grid Engineering
Patterson & Dewar Engineers Inc.


Michael Thesing, P.E. is an IEEE Senior Member and engineering manager for Patterson & Dewar Engineers in Norcross Georgia. He has worked in SCADA product development and power systems projects for twenty-four years and prior to that, eight years in process control and military communications. His current work involves system design and consulting on utility smart grid, AMI, SCADA, automation, and communication projects. Mike was the working group chair and principal author of IEEE Std. 1615-2007, ‚ÄúRecommended Practice for Network Communication in Electric Power Substations‚ÄĚ as well as author of the DNP3 over IP network standard for the DNP Users Group. He has written articles for and spoken at several industry conferences on topics ranging from SCADA communications to flexible AC transmission system (FACTS) applications. He holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Notre Dame and is a registered professional engineer in Georgia and Nebraska.


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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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