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4th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability

Addressing Rehabilitation and Refurbishing of Old Hydro Plants to Strengthen Overall Workforce Enhancement Strategies

4-6 Nov 2014
Seattle, WA - Grand Hyatt Seattle, United States of America

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4th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability

The marcus evans 4th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability conference will build upon its former success and continue to be the preeminent peer-driven and plant level meeting for hydro plant maintenance and reliability.

This year’s edition will showcase the latest innovative practices from the top individuals in the hydropower maintenance community. Case studies will include comprehensive coverage of automations technologies to increase hydropower efficiency, examine dam safety, and explore workforce enhancement strategies.

Heads of plant management and engineers of Hydro Generation will tackle topics including the challenges of rehabilitating and refurbishing old hydro plants, as well as recruiting, retaining and training new engineers on maintenance, inspection, safety and asset management.

Key Topics

  • Implement proven best practices for maintaining hydro generation assets
  • Explore new and innovative training practices to replenish an aging, dwindling workforce
  • Engage with peers who have recently upgraded or overhauled assets with new equipment
  • Determine efficient tactics for satisfying FERC/NERC compliance standards
  • Evaluate risk and potential failure in dam safety
  • Previous Attendees Include

    PacificCorp, Xcel Energy Inc, Vag Valves USA Inc, Hydro Quebec, Portland General Electric Company, Rochester Gas & Electric Corporation, North Little Rock Electric Department, US Bureau of Reclamation, Gilkes, Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro, Ayres Associates, Brookfield Renewable Power, ITAIPU Binacional, and many more!

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    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

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    Silver Sponsor
    AW Chesterton
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    Practical Insights From

    Tony Billiard
    Maintenance Supervisor
    Idaho Power, Hagerman Area

    Michael Mann
    Senior Operations Manager, Hydro COE
    GE Energy

    Nick Loos
    Plant Manager - West Side Hydro
    Portland General Electric

    Joel Preheim
    O&M Hydro Production Manager
    Southern California Edison

    Thom A. Fischer, PE
    Tollhouse Energy

    Alex D. Mosley
    North Eastern Regional Plant Manager
    Tennessee Valley Authority

    Micah Goo
    Generation Manager
    Centralia City Light

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "This venue is an excellent opportunity to meet other professionals and find they have similar problems, concerns, and more importantly, news." Yuba County Water Agency
    • "Very well organized, great speakers, and timely topics." NB Power
    • "I live O&M everyday at work. It's nice to know that I'm not alone. Others face the same challenges." Fortis BC
    • "A valued, diverse agenda. Many effective presentations. Well prepared. Successful workshop." Rochester Gas & Electric
    • "A very well constructed conference with excellent and relevant topics. Presenters were top notch in their ability to deliver valuable knowledge to attendees." A.W. Chesterton
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Angelica Anselmo

    455 North CityFront Plaza Drive
    9th Floor NBC Tower
    Chicago, IL, 60611

    Fax: 312-894-6304