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6th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability

Strengthening Production through Superior Asset Management Strategies, Tools & Controls within Budget and Scope

25-27 Oct 2016
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

6th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability

The hydro-generation industry has an increased appetite for efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable life cycles. Plants can decrease operational needs and increase asset longevity while finding solutions for exhaustion and deterioration. The industry is taking a greater look at the methods being implemented and strategizing plans to cope with the rising asset deterioration and plant efficiency.

The marcus evans 6th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance conference will showcase the latest innovations with regards to asset categorization, methods for rehabilitation and replacement of assets, overcoming challenges associated with skilled labor retention and recruitment, and utilizing asset specific systems. This 6th annual event will build upon its former success and continue to be the preeminent peer-driven and plant level meeting for O&M.

Key Topics

  • Evaluate end of life decisions with a stator winding to determine best practices
  • Implement a robust safety plant to reduce plant operational risk and inefficiencies
  • Determine if an asset should be repaired or refurbished or replaced to best align with the budget and decrease downtime
  • Optimize plant operations through enhanced tools and technologies to improve production and sustainability
  • Recognize damaged assets in a maintenance routine to identify all repair and/or replacement alternatives to decrease downtime
  • Previous Attendees Include

    AEP, Xcel Energy, Entergy, First Energy, Alliance Energy, USDA Forest Services, Tollhouse Energy, BC Hydro, GE Energy, Salt River Project, DTE Energy, Calpine, Southern Company, Consumers Energy, Tennessee Valley Authority, Dominion Resources, Ameren UE

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    Practical Insights From

    Micah Goo
    Generation Manager
    Centralia City Light

    Tony Billiard
    Maintenance Supervisor
    Idaho Power Company

    Brandon Haney, P.Eng.
    Senior Electrical Engineer
    Columbia Power Corporation

    Conrad St. Pierre, PE.
    Director of Hydro North America
    Enel Green Power

    Charles Cowan
    Manager, Power
    Yuma County Water Userís Association

    Chris Weyell, M.Eng., P.Eng.
    Division Manager, Generation Maintenance
    BC Hydro

    David "Chip" Troy
    Plant Manager
    Tensessee Valley Authority, Guntersville

    Mark Cook
    Hoover Dam, US Bureau of Reclamation

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    • "My third marcus evans conference. It gets better every year." - Idaho Power Company
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    • "Well organized with a diverse group of speakers" - NB Power
    • "I live O&M everyday at work, it's nice to know that I am not alone and others face the same challenges." - Fortis BC
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Amanda Pink

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

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6310
    Fax: 312-540-3000 Ext: 6327