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Engineering Excellence in Utility Undergrounding

Elevating Grid Reliability with Advantageous Design, Communication Management and Cost Effective Strategies

14-16 Jul 2020
A Fully Online & Engaged Event, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Pioneering an Energy Response Team through Innovative Leadership, Technical Training and Identifying Scope of Work

The Seattle Fire Department is recognized nationally for creating a technical team responsible for every energy incident in the city of Seattle. Captain Chris Greene has strategically developed a program that outlines operational safe guards and protocols to apply during an energy event. His mission is to decrease the gap in first responder training and awareness level to ensure all first responders react with knowledge

Workshop Moderator: Capt. Chris G. Greene

Company: Energy Response Team Supervisor at Seattle Fire Station 25

Why You Should Attend

Engineering Excellence in Utility Undergrounding

This premier marcus evans conference will permit attendees the opportunity to redefine strategies and refocus internal stakeholders on the advantages from a cost, productivity and safety standpoint. Sessions will feature discussions around cable system replacements, inspections, reconstruction and more!

Not able to travel, or unsure of your schedule? We have you covered with Marcus Evans Live+. Our new online content platform enables you to live stream into all presentations; be part of the event by participating in event polling and Q&A with speakers, all from the convenience of your desktop or mobile device. With all presentations also available on-demand. For more information, contact Jeremy Wise at

Key Topics

  • Implement customer satisfied focused systems within operations to enhance public perspective of undergrounding
  • Optimize the grid for the future through system hardening to increase reliability and reduce overall cost
  • Highlight best practices for switching network protectors and rehabbing network vaults to prioritize safety and efficiency
  • Leverage technology to detect leaks in high pressure systems
  • Enhance operations through standardized methods for grounding cables

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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    Brian D. Bartos, PE
    Senior Director, Underground & Integrated Operations
    CPS Energy

    Capt. Chris G. Greene
    Vault Response Team Supervisor
    Seattle Fire Station 25

    Marc Lucas
    Director of Stakeholder Management & Major Permits
    National Grid

    Cory J. Liu, PhD, PE
    Manager, Underground Transmission Line Engineering
    Eversource Energy

    Joseph Matamoros
    Director, Vista
    S&C Electric Company

    M. John Constable
    Senior Engineer
    ConEd of New York

    Ken Jenkins
    Lead Engineer, Major Underground and Overhead Distribution Projects
    Indianapolis Power & Light

    Sara Lacey, P.E.
    Manager T&S Engineering, PHI Underground Transmission
    Pepco Holdings

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • A very well planned, well executed conference, providing an excellent networking opportunity and opportunity for sharing best practices” - PSEG Long Island
    • “Great opportunity to learn best practices and solutions to challenges facing the utility industry” - Duke Energy
    • “Knowledgeable experiences presenters sharing how they are managing common current challenges in power industry” - Toronto Hydro
    • “I continue to attend the marcus evans events. It allows me to hear my peers’ issues that many, if not all, are similar to ours. Great job as usual!” - Con Edison
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    Event Contact

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

    Jeremy Wise

    455 N Cityfront Plaza 9th Floor Chicago, IL 60611

    +1 312.540.3000 x6523