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18th Outage Response and Restoration Management

Energizing Assets and Stakeholders with Superior Planning, Execution, Logistics and Communication

23-25 Oct 2018
Doubletree Atlanta Buckhead | Atlanta, GA, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Utilizing Best Practices via Lessons Learned in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) to Expidite Grid Restoration

This interactive workshop will provide you the tools and strategies to review the bast eCOA efforts and process, assess best practices for secure imagery and video collection, control systems data management, and more

Workshop Moderator: Bobby Hawthorne

Company: Distribution Engineering Services Manager | Alabama Power

Conference Workshop

Leveraging Social Media, Video, and Smart Audio to Exceed Customer and Stakeholder Experience When the Lights Go Out

This interactive workshop will provide you the tools and strategies to assess how one utility utilizes a media and in house team to capture video and images, Formulate outbound outage notifications prior to restoration, and incorporate outage notification capability into smart audio devices such as in home speakers.

Workshop Moderator: Daniel Séguin

Company:Manager Media and Public Affairs | Hydro Ottawa


Why You Should Attend

18th Outage Response and Restoration Management

As customers increase their dependency on electric and gas service for critical needs it seems that the grid is being put under more and more strain with severe storms, changes in weather patterns, and age.

Attending this premier marcus evans conference will enable those in charge of emergency management and distribution operations to review expert discussions and lessons learned on how to plan and prepare properly for inevitable outages/incidents, communicate to stakeholders about restoration timelines and efforts, execute restoration efficiently and review for future improvement.

Key Topics

  • Leverage tools, technology and data for expedited operations and service restoration
  • Develop a Quantitative Damage Prediction System to Better Indentify and Mitigate Potential Vulnerabilities
  • Assess Recent Lessons Learned on Outage Management Systems (OMS) Performance during Major Grid Impacts
  • Exceed Customer and Regulator Expectations through Effective Outage Communication Best Practices
  • Implementing Action Points from Post Outage Reviews into Future Restoration and Response Efforts
  • Previous Attendees Include

    AGL Resources
    Alabama Power
    Ameren Illinois
    Atlantic City Electric
    Avangrid
    Avista
    Baltimore Gas and Electric
    Berkeley Electric Cooperative Inc
    City Utilities of Springfield
    Colorado Springs Utilities
    ComEd
    Con Edison
    Delta Montrose Electric Association
    DTE Energy
    Duke Energy
    El Paso Electric
    Emera Maine
    Enmax Corporation
    Entergy Corporation
    Eugene Water & Electric
    Eversource
    Florida Power & Light
    Fortis Alberta
    Freeport Electric
    Gainesvilles Regional Utilites
    Georgia Power
    Georgia Power Company
    Independence Power & Light
    Jackson EMC
    Jamaica Public Service
    JEA
    Knoxville Utilities Board
    Lansing Board of Water & Light
    LADWP
    Manitoba Hydro
    National Grid
    NB Power
    NIPSCO
    Norwich Public Utilities
    Ocala Electric Utility
    Oncor Electric
    Orlando Utlities Commission
    Pacific Gas & Electric
    PECO Energy
    Pepco Holdings Inc
    Portland General Electric
    PSE&G
    Public Service Co of Oklahoma
    Santee Cooper
    Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative
    Southern California Edison
    Vectren
    Veridian
    Vermont Electric Coop
    Westfield Gas & Electric


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    Practical Insights From

    Larry Magelitz
    Manager Crisis Management
    Ameren Illinois

    Derek Roles
    Director, Emergency Preparedness & Restoration
    Hydro One Networks

    Bobby Hawthorne
    Distribution Engineering Services Manager
    Alabama Power

    Lora Anguay
    Director, Distribution Operations
    Sacramento Municipal Utility District

    Dennis Lytle
    Manager of Operations & Safety - Louisiana
    Entergy Corporation

    Glen Aichinger
    Director-Electric Emergency Planning
    National Grid

    Mike Weber
    Emergency Preparedness Manager
    PSEG

    Kevin Short
    General Manager
    Anza Electric Cooperative

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “I liked the way the participants work together for a common goal and the sharing of strategies & implementation” -NB Power
    • “Excellent conference that covered broad-based and timely topics on emergency response. Well worth my time!” -Ameren
    • “Great Opportunity to learn best practices and solutions to challenges facing the utility industry” -Duke Energy
    • “For those looking to increase performance based on lessons learned, this conference is well worth it” -Veridian
    • “Learning and networking opportunities are excellent” -Entergy
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Deborah Sacal


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