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1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Format: Paper
Global utility-based case studies using predictive analytics to improve plant performance & ...read more...
Session Chair
Deepak Khajouria
Partner
AVP Group
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jim Donohue
Senior Product Marketing Manager
GE Power
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Mark Pelosi
Reliability Engineer
Cogentrix
United States
Co-Author
Randall Bickford
President
Expert Microsystems
United States
Speaker
Eunho Park
Smart Early Warning Pop-up System and Preventive Maintenance of Power Plants
Korea South-East Power Co.Youngheung Power DivisionInstrument & Control Section
Korea (South)
Speaker
Luis Prieto
Operational Planning & Analysis - Global Generation
Enel
Spain
Co-Author
Craig Dalziel
Director
GP Strategies
Canada
Co-Author
Erich Neuhaus
Marketing Specialist
GP Strategies
United States

10:30 AM-12:00 PM

In this session, we will explore real world applications of digital technologies; including simulators, digital twins and virtual reality to improve overall plant operations. Learn how these technologies have been employed to assist in training to improve operator effectiveness, safety, and responses to adverse conditions. We ...read more...

Session Chair
Jon Towslee, P.E.
Digital Engagement Leader
ABB Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Selin Sahici
Project Specialist
ASME
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Myeungjae Yoo
First VR Simulator Open for Human Error Zero and The Best Operator Training
Korea South-East Power Co. Youngheung Power Division Instrument & Control Section
Korea (South)
Speaker
Ron Rodrique
Plant Manager
AES
United States
Co-Author
Ken Daycock
Business Development Mgr
GP Strategies
United States
Co-Author
Mladen Udbinac
Director of Projects
Western Services Inc.
United States
Speaker
Mark Confer
Director Business Model Development at Siemens Power and Gas
Siemens
United States
Co-Author
Mark Biagi
Mr
Bentley Systems
United Kingdom
Speaker
Douglas Nunez
Plant Performance Consultant
Emerson Automation Solutions
United States
Co-Author
Alex Brumfield
Lead Engineer
Duke Energy
United States
Co-Author
Phil Knott
Training Analyst, Simulator Instructor
Southern Company
United States
Co-Author
Shaun Cross
Lead I&C Engineer
Project Management & Construction
Duke Energy
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Format: Panel

Where do cyber-attack risks intersect with long term service agreements in the power plant? What is the overall threat intelligence to critical infrastructure? And how do utilities deal with all of this in an ever connected age? This panel will tackle such questions and more in a lively presentation focused ...read more...

Moderator
Tom McDonnell
Power Generation Industry Leader, North America
Rockwell Automation
United States
Panelist
Chip Thompson , II
Partner
Mercer Thompson LLC
United States
Panelist
David Foose
Ovation Security Program Manager
Emerson
United States
Panelist
Mark Madsen
Chief Digital Officer
Cleco Corporation
United States
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