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16th Annual Outage Response and Restoration Management

Revamping Restoration Activities through the Adoption of Procedures and Technologies that Enable Superior Forecasts and Coordination of Response

25-27 Oct 2016
Astor Crowne Plaza | New Orleans, LA, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

16th Annual Outage Response and Restoration Management

Every year, power outages present new and ongoing challenges that lead to wasted time and revenue. To restore power quickly to customers, it is critical to have improved situational awareness as well as enhanced management of resources and stakeholder expectations.

The 16th Annual Outage Response & Restoration Management conference will provide vital information for utility professionals to share strategies and lessons learned from major storm events. Topics to be covered include but are not limited to: mobile hardware tools, technologies for Damage assessments, Geospatial technologies, crew mobilization, workforce and contractor management, weather forecasting, logistical execution of resources, improved ETR, cyber awareness, and physical security. Attendees will uncover how to meet the needs of customers and regulators and streamline emergency management processes.

Key Topics

  • Reinforce the Use of ICS in the Utility Space – A Review of PG&E’s Restoration Response During California’s Valley Fire
  • Work With Public Sector Entities to Attain Effective Regional Coordination
  • Apply the HSEEP Methodology to Maximize Exercise Program Benefits
  • Evaluate Damage Assessment Tools and Technologies to Aid in Storm Response and Recovery Prioritization Efforts
  • Improve Estimated Time of Restoration (ETR) and Defining What Your Customer Base Wants to Hear to Ensure Continued Operations and Utmost Grid Reliability
  • Previous Attendees Include

    AEP, Alliant Energy, Ameren Illinois, ATCO Electric, Austin Energy, Baltimore Gas & Electric, Bangor Hydro Electric, BC Hydro, CenterPoint Energy, Central Maine Power- Iberdrola, Choptank Electric Cooperative, Colorado Springs Utilities, ComEd, Con Edison, Connecticut Light & Power, Consumers Energy, CPS Energy, Dominion, Duke Energy, El Paso Electric, Empire District Electric Co., ENMAX Corporation, Florida Power & Light, Fort Collins Utilities, Fortis BC Energy Inc, Gainesville Regional Utilities, Georgia Power, Hydro One, Jamaica Public Service Co., Kansas City Power & Light, Knoxville Utilities Board, Landis + Gyr, LGE & KU, Lincoln Electric Systems, National Grid, Newfoundland Power, NSTAR Electric, NYSEG/RGE – Iberdrola, Oklahoma Gas and Electric, PECO Energy, Pepco Holdings Inc, PG&E, Portland General Electric, PPL Electric Utilities, Progress Energy, PSE&G, Public Service of New Hampshire, Riverside Public Utilities, Salt River Project, San Diego Gas & Electric, Sask Power, Southern California Edison, TECO Energy, and Xcel Energy

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    Practical Insights From

    Russ Atkins
    Vice President Engineering

    Cheryl Maletich
    Vice President Distribution System Operations

    Robert Pettenato
    Director Emergency Management
    Con Edison

    Greg Gfeller
    Director, East Operations

    Donald Daigler
    Director Business Resiliency
    Southern California Edison

    Ed DeVarona
    Sr. Director Emergency Preparedness
    Florida Power & Light

    Evermary Hickey
    Director Emergency Preparedness
    Pacfic Gas & Electric

    Aaron Strickland
    Emergency Operations Director
    Georgia Power Company

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    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