Monday, July 22, 8:15 AM - 8:40 AM

Monday, July 22, 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM

Monday, July 22, 9:05 AM - 10:05 AM

Monday, July 22, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Monday, July 22, 11:25 AM - 12:25 PM

Monday, July 22, 1:40 PM - 2:40 PM

Monday, July 22, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Tuesday, July 23, 8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Tuesday, July 23, 8:50 AM - 9:50 AM

Tuesday, July 23, 9:50 AM - 10:05 AM

Tuesday, July 23, 10:05 AM - 10:20 AM

Tuesday, July 23, 10:05 AM - 11:05 AM

Tuesday, July 23, 12:25 PM - 1:40 PM

Tuesday, July 23, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Opening Keynote
Room: Portland Ballroom

Tuesday, July 23, 3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

Tuesday, July 23, 4:30 PM

Session 1M: Technology Horizons: New Frontiers in Marine Energy
Room: Booth 11063

PRIMRE - Bringing Together Marine Energy Data Around Knowledge Hubs
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:1M1
  • Tuesday, July 23, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Discovery-Informed Technology Development and Future Market Entry for MHK
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:1M2
  • Tuesday, July 23, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Long-Range Target Detection and Classification System for Environmental Monitoring at Marine Hydrokinetic Sites
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:1M3
  • Tuesday, July 23, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday, July 23, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Wednesday, July 24, 8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Wednesday, July 24, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM

Session 1B: Practical Issues and Applications for Generators and Pumped Storage Units
Room: C123

Hydro Generator Rim Support Ledge Fatigue and Repair
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:1B1
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Repair of a Vertical Shaft Hydro Generator Rotor With Cracked Rim Support Ledges
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:1B3
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Submersible Pump-Turbine Configuration to Reduce the Civil Costs of Pumped Storage Hydropower
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:1B4
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Grand Coulee Third Power Plant: Modernization Gets a Head Start
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:1B5
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session: PG-W Poster Gallery
Room: Conference Lobby

Bearspaw: Efficiency Optimization of Double Regulated Hydro Power Unit (Kaplan) by In Situ Measurements
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-W00
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Determination of Shaft/Hub Torque Capacity Due to Hub Keyway Reductions
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-W02
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Francis Turbine Digital Governor Controls Modernization Improves Unit Operation
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-W03
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Improved Primary Frequency Response Utilizing Calculated Machine Rotating Inertia
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-W04
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Open Architecture Controller for Exciters and Governors
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-W07
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Faraday Powerhouse - Repowering a 110 Year Old Workhorse
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-W09
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The Design of a Seal-free Magnetic Transmission in a Reaction Turbine Micro Hydropower Plant
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-W13
  • Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Unit Commitment Optimization of Hydropower Plant Allocated with Modular Pump Storage (GLIDES)
  • Session Number:PG-W15
  • Wednesday, July 24, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday, July 24, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Wednesday, July 24, 10:30 AM

Session 2L: Energy Storage and Grid Issues: Integrating Hydropower and Energy Storage
Room: Booth 7102

Byllesby/Buck Battery Storage Project
  • Room: Booth 7102
  • Session Number:2L1
  • Tuesday, July 23, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Evaluating and Strengthening Hydro’s Role in Flexibility and Storage
  • Session Number:2L2
  • Wednesday, July 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Real-World Case Studies and Future Directions
  • Room: Booth 7102
  • Session Number:2L3
  • Wednesday, July 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 2M: Technology Horizons: The Future of Cybersecurity and Cyber Compliance
Room: Booth 11063

FERC Hydroproject Cyber Security FERC 3A Section 9 versus CIP v5
  • Room: 11063
  • Session Number:2M1
  • Wednesday, July 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Future Proof NERC-CIP Compliance with Zero Trust Architecture
  • Room: 11063
  • Session Number:2M2
  • Wednesday, July 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cybersecurity Considerations for Networked Devices
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:2M3
  • Wednesday, July 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM

Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM

Session 2B: Modern Hydro Control Systems
Room: C123

Smooth Operations: SCADA Control Modernization for a Flexible Future
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:2B1
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maintaining Penstock Protection During a Digital Controls Upgrade: A Review of Approaches and Risks
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:2B2
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Influence of Primary Frequency Control on Kaplan Runner Designs
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:2B3
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Automatic Combination (CAM) Curve Optimizing System for Kaplan and Bulb Turbines
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:2B5
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 2G: Fish Passage Innovations: Up and Down, In and Out!
Room: B117/118/119

Tobique Narrows Downstream Fish Passage
  • Room: B117/118/119
  • Session Number:2G2
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Balancing Turbine Design Criteria and Fish Passage for Project Evaluation Optimization
  • Room: B117/118/119
  • Session Number:2G3
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Box Canyon Dam Upstream Fish Passage Project
  • Room: B117/118/119
  • Session Number:2G4
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Biological-Hydraulic Performance Characteristics Curves of Kaplan Turbines
  • Room: B117/118/119
  • Session Number:2G5
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 2I: Hydraulic and Hydrologic Modeling
Room: B114

Seismic Stability Analysis of a Freestanding Morning Glory Spillway
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:2I3
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
CFD Modeling for Big Creek Barrier Dam Pump Station
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:2I4
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Two-Dimensional Dam Break Modeling in Support of Emergency Action Planning
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:2I5
  • Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Wednesday, July 24, 12:00 PM

Session 3K: Learning from Case Studies: Dealing with Electrical Issues
Room: 11090

Results of Implementing Variable Speed Hydropower
  • Room: 11090
  • Session Number:3K1
  • Wednesday, July 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Large Diameter Cable Support Design Challenges
  • Room: 11090
  • Session Number:3K2
  • Wednesday, July 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Wednesday, July 24, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM

Session 3E: O&M Hot Topics: Repair, Modernization and More
Room: C120/121/122

Thermal Expansion Impact on Vibro-Dynamic Properties of Bulb Hydrogenerators
  • Room: C120/121/122
  • Session Number:3E2
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 AM - 4:00 PM
An Assessment of Fatigue Cracks of Kaplan Blade Levers Operated with Frequency Sensitive Control Mode
  • Room: C120/121/122
  • Session Number:3E1
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Acaray Generating Station Life Extension and Modernization Studies
  • Room: C120/121/122
  • Session Number:3E3
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Development of a Hydropower Operations Simulator for Operator Training
  • Room: C120/121/122
  • Session Number:3E4
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Assessing the Operational Health of Aging Penstocks
  • Session Number:3E5
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The Oroville Spillways Incident - Behind the Headlines
  • Session Number:3E6
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Session 3I: Analyzing Our Way to Reliable Future Operations
Room: B114

Acoustic Sediment Monitoring at Hydropower Facilities
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:3I1
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
A Modern Engineering Approach to Integrity Management for Yesterday’s Penstocks
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:3I2
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Construction of “Tools” for Environmental Optimization, Jackson Hydroelectric Project
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:3I3
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Increasing Spillway Gate Reliability Through Deep Engineering Analysis
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:3I4
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday, July 24, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Wednesday, July 24, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Wednesday, July 24, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Thursday, July 25, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Thursday, July 25, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM

Session 5M: Technology Horizons: Smart Operations and Digitalization
Room: Booth 11063

Smarter Hydro Operations and Monitoring with Machine Learning and Satellites
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:5M1
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Future of Work in the Digital Power Plant
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:5M2
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Using Big Data and Data Analytics in Hydropower
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:5M3
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM

Session 4B: Turbines for Conventional Hydro and Pumped Storage
Room: C123

Customer Oriented Approach to the Design of New Mixed-flow Runner for HPP Lay
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:4B1
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:39 PM
CFD Modeling and Verification of A Submersible Pump-turbine Runner
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:4B2
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Stationary Cascade Testing of Low Head Free Jet Impulse Turbine Blades
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:4B3
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Dynamic Loads in the Rough Load Zone of Hydro Units
  • Session Number:4B4
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Adaptions of a Model-tested Kaplan Turbine for a Cost-effective Hydro Power Plant Layout by Means of CFD
  • Room: C123
  • Session Number:4B5
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 4C: Value and Investment Strategies for Hydropower
Room: B110/111/112

Exploring the Value of Quantifying the Uncertainty in Long-Term Federal Hydropower Investments.
  • Room: B110/111/112
  • Session Number:4C1
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Toward Faster Commissioning of Pumped Storage Hydropower in the United States
  • Room: B110/111/112
  • Session Number:4C2
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
How The Brazilian Regulatory Agency has Reduced from 5 years to 40 days a Hydropower Project Approval
  • Room: B110/111/112
  • Session Number:4C3
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 4F: The Challenges of Managing Projects through Changing Regulations
Room: C124

Using Hydro’s Reactive Capability to Better Integrate Other Wind & Solar
  • Room: C124
  • Session Number:4F2
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Implementing Lean continuous improvement in a Power Production Environment
  • Room: C124
  • Session Number:4F4
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
DRIVE: Adaptive Training for Current and Future Workforce Needs
  • Room: C124
  • Session Number:4F5
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 4G: Technologies for Environmental Solutions
Room: B117/118/119

Using Minimum-flow Low-head Impulse Turbines to Increase Dissolved Oxygen Content
  • Room: B117/118/119
  • Session Number:4G1
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Monitoring Methane Emissions of Hydroelectric Facilities From Space - A Novel Approach
  • Room: B117/118/119
  • Session Number:4G2
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Total Dissolved Gas Downstream of Tongjiezi Dam
  • Room: B117/118/119
  • Session Number:4G4
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Power Augmentation of Existing Hydropower Reservoirs: Propagating the lessons from the Mekong River Basin
  • Room: B117/118/119
  • Session Number:4G5
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session: PG-TH Poster Gallery
Room: Conference Lobby

Box Canyon Hydroelectric Project - Upstream Fish Passage Facility
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-TH02
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Design, Fabrication, and Installation of Perimeter Bulkheads for Flood Protection
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-TH03
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
High Resolution Hydro-Acoustic River Mapping at the Watershed Scale
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-TH06
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Is Board Certification of Engineers the Key to Future Quality Assurance in Hydro Design and Planning?
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-TH08
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Optimizing Hydropower Generation and Irrigation Water of Reservoir Cascades for Variable Inflows Incorporating Emulating Models
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-TH10
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Great Himalayan Ecocide
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-TH14
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
One Size Fits Five
  • Session Number:PG-TH15
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Design and Operation Issues with High Pressure Outlet Works and Control Valves
  • Session Number:PG-TH16
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Modular Design Based Multi-criteria Optimization for Identifying Hydropower Sites
  • Room: Conference Lobby
  • Session Number:PG-TH17
  • Thursday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Thursday, July 25, 1:00 PM

Session 6L: Energy Storage and Grid Issues: Does Modeling Discount Hydro in Favor of Batteries?
Room: Booth 7102

Modeling the Benefits of Distributed Hydroelectric Storage
  • Room: Booth 7102
  • Session Number:6L2
  • Thursday, July 25, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Capacity Expansion Modeling: Storage Selection
  • Room: Booth 7102
  • Session Number:6L3
  • Thursday, July 25, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session 6M: Technology Horizons: The Latest in 3D Tools
Room: Booth 11063

Going Paperless: Using BIM to Build the Vamma 12 Hydro Project in Norway
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:6M1
  • Thursday, July 25, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
WireScan: Underwater Laser System to Perform On-site 3D Reconstructions of Dams
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:6M2
  • Thursday, July 25, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Valuable Applications of Internal 3D Models for Hydro Owners
  • Room: Booth 11063
  • Session Number:6M3
  • Thursday, July 25, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Thursday, July 25, 3:00 PM

Session 5H: Pumped Storage for Grid Integration
Room: B114

A Real-World Comparison of Battery and Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Energy Storage Technologies
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:5H1
  • Thursday, July 25, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Grid Integration and Market Analysis of Adjustable Speed Pumped Hydro Power
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:5H3
  • Thursday, July 25, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Valuing Energy Storage in a High-Renewables Future
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:5H4
  • Thursday, July 25, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Modeling of Integrated Run-of-River Hydropower Plants and Energy Storage Systems
  • Room: B114
  • Session Number:5H5
  • Thursday, July 25, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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