Select Criteria: Tracks = Civil Works and Dam Safety, Energy Storage (including Pumped Storage), Equipment and Technology, Market Trends and Asset Strategies, New Development (including Small Hydro), Operations and Maintenance, Policies and Regulations, Poster Gallery, Water and Environment

Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:1A
How do government agencies react and respond to regulating dam safety after major incidents? What best practices are being put forward? In this moderated discussion of several technical papers, experts from around the world will share their thoughts and experiences....
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103A
  • Session Number:1B
Learn from industry experts where storage technology (batteries, pumped storage and others) stands today and is projected for the future. Included in the discussion topics for this panel are potential technology disruptions, projected cost curves and barriers to growth, to name a few....
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:1C
 Because no value can be realized until electricity is produced, generators can rightly be considered the universal sustenance of the hydro industry. Maintenance and rehabilitation of an aging fleet of generators presents numerous challenges to owners, operators and refurbishment teams. This session explores various innovative solutions as applied by world-class... (read more...)
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  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:1C1
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
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Alexander Schwery, PhD
Chief Engineer, Electrical, Hydro
GE Renewable Energy Hydro
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Alexander Schwery, PhD
Chief Engineer, Electrical, Hydro
GE Renewable Energy Hydro
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Sophie Noel
Principal Engineer - Electrical Component
GE Renewable Energy
Co-Author
Thomas Klamt
R&D Engineer Hydro Generator
GE Renewable Energy
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:1C2
  • Wednesday, July 15, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Arne Bostrom
Electrical Engineer, Hydroelectric Design Center
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:1C3
  • Wednesday, July 15, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Bradley Lesher
Mechanical Engineer
Voith Hydro Inc
Co-Author
Cesar Fusse
Supervisor, Engineering
Voith Hydro Inc
Co-Author
Eric Swanson
Lead Engineer Mechanical Modifications II
Duke Energy
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103B
  • Session Number:1D
This session will feature an expert international panel discussing market and future operational trends affecting hydropower strategic management and planning. Get perspectives from different countries, as well as regional perspectives. Please identify the audience who you are targeting: International...
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Room: 103E
  • Session Number:1E
Existing hydroelectric assets provide significant opportunity to enhance profitability, provide alternative products and attract new customers. In this session, we will explore development activities that include adding battery storage, ground-mount solar and floating solar technologies at existing installations. Further, we will explore alternative products, including blockchain mining and creating hydrogen... (read more...)
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102CD
  • Session Number:1F
This group will share experiences during major plant overhauls and highlight lessons learned during planning and execution. Unique challenges, discoveries, repairs and innovations observed through to the completion of each project will be discussed. *Note: This session will be a Fireside Chat, where the moderator will supply all of the questions... (read more...)
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  • Room: 103C
  • Session Number:1G
The U.N Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned of the potential impacts of a warming climate and associated risks, as well as decarbonization pathways. This report is driving climate policy debate and decisions in the U.S. and around the globe. This session will examine IPCC’s view of hydropower... (read more...)
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  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:1I
River resource managers generally advocate for eliminating migratory barriers whenever feasible. However, this preference is often tempered by concerns over potential disease transport and the spread of non-native invasive species. Hydro project owners are often caught in the middle of this dilemma, especially during relicensing. Our panel will take a... (read more...)
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  • Session Number:PG-W
Welcome to the Poster Gallery! Plan to spend some time viewing the poster presentations and visiting with the poster authors. The poster presenters will be available in person to answer questions and discuss their posters 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., but their posters will be available to view all day... (read more...)
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  • Session Number:PG-W11
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Poster Presenter
Anil Badoni
Dy. General Manager
THDC India Limited
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-W1
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Poster Presenter
Sunny Patel
Mechanical Engineer - Eaton Research Labs
Eaton
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-W10
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Poster Presenter
Gary Peterson
Maintenance Manager
Energy Keepers Inc.
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-W4
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Poster Presenter
Mohsen Tarassoly
Director of Sales & Business Development
Electrical Builders, Inc. (EBI)
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-W5
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Poster Presenter
Yazhou Jiang
Research Engineer
GE Global Research Center
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-W5
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Poster Presenter
Jeff Herndon
President
Belzona Alabama, Inc.
Co-Author
Jeff Theo
Vice President - Strategic Alliances
Vulcan Painters, Inc.
Point of Contact
JOHN KIRKLAND
WARRIOR RIVER MANAGER
ALABAMA POWER CO
Co-Author
Jonas Batten
Regional Sales Manager
American Hydro
Co-Author
Russ Brown
Sales Director - Strategic Alliances
Polygon
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-W7
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Co-Author
John Butler
Design Office Manager
Michell Bearings
Poster Presenter
Paul Bruce
Engineering Director
Michell Bearings
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-W8
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Poster Presenter
Jean-François Blouin
Project Engineer - Structure
WSP
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-W9
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Poster Presenter
Vincent Bryan III
Chief Executive Officer
WHOOSHH Innovations
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  • Poster Gallery

Wednesday, July 15, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:2A
This session will begin with a presentation on what actually happened when the emergency action plan was activated at Oroville Dam, including feedback from evacuees. How accurate are the assumptions we make in the EAPs on decisions, implementation and effectiveness? How would this work for our time-sensitive EAPs? After the... (read more...)
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103A
  • Session Number:2B
The drivers, challenges and successes of pumped storage hydro vary across the globe. Unique examples from Australia, Europe and North America represent an opportunity to discuss why pumped storage is essential for effective electricity delivery (i.e., stable grid operations) and how successful outcomes can be achieved, overcoming barriers. Expert panelists... (read more...)
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:2C
Innovation in control systems continues to be significant. How we go about determining what to upgrade, when is the right time and why are we choosing the system we are? This session is designed to provide you with the expertise in answering these questions....
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  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:2C1
  • Wednesday, July 15, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Speaker
Kelly Sackheim
Principal
KC Hydro Family of Companies
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:2C2
  • Wednesday, July 15, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Co-Author
Bryan Sawatzky
Senior Mechanical Engineer
BC Hydro
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Ravi Mutukutti
Principal Engineer, Generation P&C Design
BC Hydro
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:2C3
  • Wednesday, July 15, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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Speaker
Kevin Mitchell
Hydro Engineer
UIS Renewable Power, Inc.
Co-Author
William Buckley
Entergy Toledo Bend Operator
Entergy Texas
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103B
  • Session Number:2D
This session will explore how hydropower’s flexibility can be leveraged to add value and stability to the grid as energy markets change. It will discuss how operational flexibility can provide ancilliary services and the impact that this has on equipment. This session also will highlight the need to plan for... (read more...)
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103E
  • Session Number:2E
 Hydro assets were developed as the initial microgrids in many communities. In this session, we will explore how hydro generation is being paired with other technologies to create microgrids to electrify communities and provide resiliency solutions through islanding....
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102CD
  • Session Number:2F
Experts will present papers on the implementation and use of condition-based maintenance monitoring systems and analysis tools. Methods of data analysis and reduction also will be discussed....
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  • Room: 102CD
  • Session Number:2F1
  • Wednesday, July 15, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Speaker
André Tétreault
Director, Tests & Diagnostics
VibroSystM Inc.
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102CD
  • Session Number:2F2
  • Wednesday, July 15, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Speaker
Andrew Wodoslawsky
Mechanical Engineer
Black & Veatch Corporation
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102CD
  • Session Number:2F3
  • Wednesday, July 15, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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Co-Author
John Letal
Rotating Machines Engineer
Iris Power
Co-Author
Ozren Husnjak, Mr Sc
Research & Development
Veski Ltd
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Ozren Orešković, Mag.Ing
Managing Director
Veski Ltd
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103C
  • Session Number:2G
The wave of relicensings the U.S. hydropower industry has been preparing for is here. The increased number of proceedings is stretching the resources of licensees, agencies, stakeholders and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff. Essential to successfully addressing the increased proceedings in a cost-effective manner is leveraging the results of the... (read more...)
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:2I
While updates to current probable maximum precipitation (PMP) amounts are generally not accepted as a credible outcome of rising ambient temperatures, future increases to the PMP amounts will directly affect probable maximum flood (PMF) estimates, leading to potential issues with safely passing the PMF. Consequently, owners and regulators could be... (read more...)
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Wednesday, July 15, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:3A
In light of recent events at Oroville Dam, there is a heightened focus on the potential failure mode process. One of the recommendations after the Oroville incident was that continued improvements to the PFMA process can aid the risk-informed decision making. Reviewing the specific failure modes can help determine the... (read more...)
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  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:3A1
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker
Glen Ichikawa
Hydropower Expert
BBA Engineering Ltd
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:3A2
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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C. Richard Donnelly
Global Principal Consultant - Dams and Waterpower
Hatch
Co-Author
James Rutherford
Project Engineer, Senior Civil Engineer
Hatch
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:3A3
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker
Omid Mohseni
Senior Water Resources Engineer
Barr Engineering Co.
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103A
  • Session Number:3B
How can we drive down project costs and lead times significantly? Ideas discussed in this panel will include: coordination among developer, utility, regulators and NGO stakeholders; innovative technologies and solutions; and standardization ...
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:3C
Modern digital modeling techniques, particularly computational fluid dynamics (CFD), can help ensure success is “baked into the cake” when properly applied. These case studies describe the techniques employed and results predicted by applying these methods to specific units operating under defined conditions.  ...
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  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:3C1
  • Thursday, July 16, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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Co-Author
Helmut Benigni
Assoc. Prof.
Graz, University of Technology
Speaker
Peter Meusburger
Graz, University of Technology
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:3C2
  • Thursday, July 16, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Co-Author
Bernd Nennemann
Hydraulic Engineer CFD
Andritz Hydro Ltd.
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Christine Monette
Head of Mechanical Analysis
Andritz Hydro Canada
Co-Author
Joel Chamberland-Lauzon, Eng., M.Sc.A.
Engineer
Andritz Hydro
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:3C3
  • Thursday, July 16, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker
Helmut Jaberg
Professor
Graz University of Technology
Co-Author
Juergen Schiffer-Rosenberger
Project engineer
Jaberg & Partner GmbH
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103B
  • Session Number:3D
The integration of other renewables into our power grid is leading to operational uncertainty and changes for hydropower. Operators and owners are asking questions about the hidden costs of increased dynamic turbine operations. Is hydro being sacrificed to support the variable energy market?...
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103E
  • Session Number:3E
 Hydro development has slowed in North America. However, there are a lot of complex projects and interesting opportunities that have developed in other parts of the world. In this session, you will hear from developers and asset owners about their projects and case studies and what they have learned in... (read more...)
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102CD
  • Session Number:3F
Expert presenters will discuss the ancillary systems that support the power train and have the potential to trip hydro units offline if not properly maintained....
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  • Room: 103C
  • Session Number:3G
Given recent developments in the evolving regulatory landscape, a cross-section of hydropower stakeholders are facing uncertainty with how to move forward in implementing and complying with various licensing and other hydropower regulatory approvals. This panel explores the challenges, opportunities and next steps related to recent developments with the Clean Water... (read more...)
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  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:3I
This technical paper session presents several different methods that have been used to comply with fish passage requirements for various species and presents monitoring studies of each method. ...
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  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:3I1
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Point of Contact
Jim Gibson
Vice President, Hydropower Services
HDR
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Ralph Nelson
Senior Engineer, PE
HDR
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:3I2
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker
Sterling Watson
Mechanical Engineer
Natel Energy
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:3I3
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Co-Author
Corey Wright
Fisheries Biologist
Blue Leaf Environmental, Inc.
Co-Author
Eric Truebe
Engineer
Lakeside Engineering
Co-Author
Jon Truebe
Engineer
Lakeside Engineering
Speaker
Stephen Amaral
Principal Fisheries Biologist
Alden Research Laboratory, Inc.
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion

Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:4A
This interactive combination of a technical presentation and panel discussion will focus on enhancing the reliability of gates down to their smallest components. Experts will discuss reliability of bearings and gate hoists and share their experiences in improving the safety of gates.  ...
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103A
  • Session Number:4B
Catch a rapid-fire series of flash talks from diverse innovators in energy storage and pumped storage hydropower integration, then follow up with more in-depth small group discussions with the presenters who captured your attention....
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  • Room: 103A
  • Session Number:4B1
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Speaker
Jin Tan
Senior ENGINEER
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:4B2
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Co-Author
Cliff Loughmiller
Operations Lead
Idaho National Laboratory
Co-Author
Matthew Roberts
Operations Manager
American Governor Company
Co-Author
Mayank Panwar
Research Scientist
Idaho National Laboratory
Speaker
Mohit Sinha
Postdoctoral Researcher
Idaho National Laboratory
Point of Contact
Mohit Sinha
Postdoctoral Researcher
Idaho National Laboratory
Co-Author
Mohit Sinha
Postdoctoral Researcher
Idaho National Laboratory
Co-Author
Rahul Kadavil
R&D Engineer
Idaho National Laboratory
Co-Author
S M Shafiul Alam
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Idaho National Laboratory
Co-Author
Thomas Mosier
Research Scientist
Idaho National Laboratory
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  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:4B3
  • Thursday, July 16, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Helmut Jaberg
Prof.
Instutite of Hydraulic Fluid Machinery, University of Technology Graz
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:4C
During the refurbishment and upgrade of hydroelectric projects, fish passage and mortality are subjects that need to be reviewed and assessed. This session will present successful modeling and testing that have been applied to hydro projects big and small. Come and listen as OEMs and plant owners alike describe their... (read more...)
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  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:4C1
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Co-Author
Bradly Trumbo
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Co-Author
Jon Renholds
Hydraulic Engineer
USACE
Co-Author
Karl Anderson
Fish Biologist
US Army Corp Engineers
Speaker
Martin Ahmann, PE
Senior Hydraulic Engineer, Walla Walla District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:4C2
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Speaker
Abe Schneider
President, Chief Technology Officer
Natel Energy, Inc.
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:4C3
  • Thursday, July 16, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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Co-Author
Alexandre Bouffard
Researcher
Hydro-Québec
Co-Author
Guillaume Boutet-Blais
Lead Engineer - Fluid Mechanics
GE Renewable Energy
Speaker
Jon Renholds
Hydraulic Engineer
USACE
Co-Author
Kristopher Toussaint
Lead Engineer, Hydrodynamics
GE Renewable Energy Hydro
Co-Author
Laurent Bornard
Senior Engineer, Fluid Mechanics
GE Renewable Energy Hydro
Co-Author
Robert Davidson, PE
Research Hydraulic Engineer, Engineering Research and Development Center
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103B
  • Session Number:4D
Come participate in an interactive discussion with industry experts who will share their insight and perspectives for maximizing the value of data and keeping it safe. Discussions will cover a wide range of topics, to include predictive maintenance, machine condition monitoring and cyber security....
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103E
  • Session Number:4E
Small hydro development is integral to continued decarbonization and is expanding to different technologies and applications. Our panelists will explore partnering with indigenous groups, emerging technologies, financing options and various governmental support structures that are helping to spur small hydro development....
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  • Room: 102CD
  • Session Number:4F
In this session, the panelists will discuss the importance of having a complete understanding of condition evaluation as it relates to the operation and maintenance of water passages and conveyances....
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  • Room: 103C
  • Session Number:4G
Aligning multiple Federal Energy Regulatory Commission projects into a unified relicensing strategy is becoming a trend. A basin-scale approach can incorporate ecological improvements with regulatory process efficiencies.  With hundreds of licenses coming up for renewal in the next decade, there is a need to identify opportunities to work across project... (read more...)
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  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:4I
This session will focus on important issues related to the transport, deposition and management of sediment from the perspective of hydropower facilities. Speakers will present advanced approaches for modeling and simulation, as well as look ahead to the potential approaches for sediment management at new hydro developments....
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  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:4I1
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Co-Author
Ben Mater
Hydraulic Engineer
Alden Research Laboratory, Inc.
Co-Author
Chris Miller
Hydraulic Engineer
Alden Research Laboratory, Inc
Speaker
Dan Gessler, PhD, PE, DWRE
Vice President
Alden Research Laboratory, Inc.
Co-Author
Zach Taylor
Hydraulic Engineer
Alden Research Laboratory, Inc.
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  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:4I2
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Co-Author
Brian Hall
Hydraulic Engineer
US Army Corps of Engineers
Speaker
Marcela Politano
Research Engineer
The University of Iowa
Co-Author
Pablo Carrica
Professor
IIHR - Hydroscience & Engineering
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:4I3
  • Thursday, July 16, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mirko Musa
Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering (Water Resources)
St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Session Number:PG-TH
Welcome to the Poster Gallery! Plan to spend some time viewing the poster presentations and visiting with the poster authors. The poster presenters will be available in person to answer questions and discuss their posters 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., but their posters will be available to view all day... (read more...)
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  • Session Number:PG-TH1
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Poster Presenter
Brent Ward
Manager, Business Development, IoT
Voith Digital Ventures
Co-Author
Christian Steinmassl
Vice President Product Management
Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG
Co-Author
Joerg Lochschmidt, Dipl. Wirtsch. Ing. (FH)
Vice President Digital Hydro
Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co KG
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-TH2
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Poster Presenter
Helmut Benigni
Assoc. Prof.
Graz, University of Technology
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-TH3
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Poster Presenter
Helmut Jaberg
Prof.
Instutite of Hydraulic Fluid Machinery, University of Technology Graz
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-TH4
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Poster Presenter
Joan Leal
Chief Development Officer
Oceanus Power & Water, LLC
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-TH5
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Poster Presenter
Brent Masek
Senior Mechanical Engineer
American Hydro Corporation
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-TH6
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Co-Author
Kemoh Lumei
Mr. Kemoh Lumei
Student, Delhi Technological University
Poster Presenter
Mohamed Said
Mr mohamed abdallah anwar said
Delhi technological university
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-TH7
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Poster Presenter
Howard Moody
National Electric Coil
Co-Author
Jason Sinkhorn
Director of Engineering
EME Associates
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-TH8
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Poster Presenter
Lukas Sandmaier
Dipl.-Ing. ,BSc
Institute for Hydraulic Fluidmachinery
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  • Poster Gallery
  • Session Number:PG-TH9
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Poster Presenter
Brent Ward
Manager, Business Development, IoT
Voith Digital Ventures
Co-Author
Christian Steinmassl
Vice President Product Management
Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG
Co-Author
Joerg Lochschmidt, Dipl. Wirtsch. Ing. (FH)
Vice President Digital Hydro
Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co KG
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Thursday, July 16, 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room: 103A
  • Session Number:5B
Energy storage plays a critical role in the evolving grid and integration of renewables. What have we learned so far? How does and how can pumped storage hydropower enable the future of energy?...
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  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:5C
Come listen to industry experts discuss how they are using innovative tools and technology to increase efficiency and reduce cost in the hydropower industry....
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  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:5C1
  • Thursday, July 16, 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
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Ben Jenkins, P.E., PMP
Electrical Engineer
Idaho Falls Power
Co-Author
Frank Tuffner
Staff Research Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Jim Follum
Research Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Co-Author
Manish Mohanpurkar
Group Lead, Power and Energy Systems
Idaho National Laboratory
Speaker
Mayank Panwar
Research Scientist
Idaho National Laboratory
Co-Author
Rob Hovsapian
Scientist and Engineer
Idaho National Laboratory
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:5C2
  • Thursday, July 16, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
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Jason Collett, P.E.
Director of North and East Regions, Power Generation
Mesa Associates
Co-Author
Josh Watson
Senior Civil/Structural Designer
Mesa Associates, Inc.
Speaker
Matt Yeager
Civil/Structural Department Manager
Mesa Associates, Inc.
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102EB
  • Session Number:5C3
  • Thursday, July 16, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
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Boualem Hadjerioua
Lead Water Power Energy
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Co-Author
Fang Han
R&D Staff Member
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Co-Author
Kevin Stewart
Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103B
  • Session Number:5D
We need to communicate with the entire energy industry that hydro is changing and supports renewable energy integration. The message needs to get out about how hydro has changed over the past 40 years. What are tips for talking to non-hydro audiences? How do we tell our story to the... (read more...)
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103E
  • Session Number:5E
 All technologies have a role in driving us to a carbon-free future. In this session, we will explore the life cycle costs, benefits and complementary characteristics of all technologies and how each have a critical role supporting each other....
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 102CD
  • Session Number:5F
Experts will cover a variety of issues related to reservoir sedimentation [such as?], as well as methods to remove sediment and prevent sediment accumulation....
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103C
  • Session Number:5G
Hydropower development is being pursued globally to achieve various outcomes, including powering rural communities, driving economic development and addressing climate change.  New frameworks are being established during this process to ensure projects' sustainability.  Learn how several countries are addressing sustainability within these emerging frameworks....
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:5I
As the understanding of fish habitat evolves, the regulators responsible for protecting fish habitat may impose changes to hydropower operations that benefit the downstream fish habitat. This session will present the technological solutions implemented at hydropower facilities to address changes driven by regulatory changes....
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  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:5I1
  • Thursday, July 16, 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
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Carl-Anthony Beaubien
Design Engineer
GE Renewable Energy
Co-Author
David Scott
Hydraulic Research Engineer
GE Renewable Energy
Speaker
Laurent Bornard
Senior Engineer, Fluid Mechanics
GE Renewable Energy Hydro
Co-Author
Neal Simmons
Vice President, R&D and Engineering
Cube Hydro Partners, LLC
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:5I2
  • Thursday, July 16, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Damir Dolenc
Design & Development
Litostroj Power
Co-Author
Janez Gale
Head of Offering Department
Litostroj Power
Co-Author
Jernej Mazij
Independend research engineer
Litostroj Power
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103D
  • Session Number:5I3
  • Thursday, July 16, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
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Alexandre Shyu
Mechanical Engineer
Statkraft Energias Renovaveis
Co-Author
Carlos Gonzáles
Machanical Engineer
Lindner Engenharia
Co-Author
Daniel Mergen
Mechanical Engineer
Lindner Engenharia
Speaker
Vito Mandilovich
O&M Director
Statkraft Energias Renovaveis SA
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion

Thursday, July 16, 2:45 PM - 5:15 PM

  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:5A
This session covers a variety of topics, including enhancing discharge capacity, improving operation and monitoring and reconstructing the entire spillway. The authors will prThis session covers a variety of topics, including enhancing discharge capacity, improving operation and monitoring and reconstructing the entire spillway. The authors will present and discuss their... (read more...)
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Marcela Politano
Research Engineer
The University of Iowa
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  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
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  • Room: 103F
  • Session Number:5A3
  • Thursday, July 16, 2:15 PM - 4:45 PM
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Speaker
Gabe Anderson
Mechanical Engineer
Hetch Hetchy Water & Power
Co-Author
Rachel Martin
Lead Associate
McMillen Jacobs Associates
Co-Author
Stephane Lecina
Hydraulics Engineer
Black & Veatch
Co-Author
Ted Allen
Senior Civil Engineer
Hetch Hetchy Water & Power
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: 103f
  • Session Number:5A1
  • Thursday, July 16, 2:45 PM - 4:14 PM
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Hande Gerkus-Harris
Geotechnical Engineer
Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Co-Author
Jesse Madden
Structural Engineer
Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Speaker
Matt Moses
Structural Engineer and Firm Associate
Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Co-Author
Rojin Tuladhar
Hydraulics Engineer
Freese and Nichols, Inc.
  • Summit Session Panel Discussion
  • Room: F103
  • Session Number:5A2
  • Thursday, July 16, 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
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Ivan Contreras
Vice-President
Barr Engineering
Co-Author
Joel Swenson
Geotechnical Engineer
Barr Engineering Co.
Co-Author
Matthew Walker
Geotechnical Engineer
Barr Engineering Co.
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