The capacity to recover quickly from failures is vital to the power industry. Whether it is equipment failure or process failure, the key to keeping the power on is resiliency. Presentations in this session will highlight the most recent and proactive approaches to sustainability.
The battle for where power comes from and its sustainability can be traced all the way back to Thomas Edison but it is still continuing today. This session will have presentations with case studies on how problems are being solved today.
As technology plunges forward the power industry is busy trying to keep up. This session will show you how to use digital data to your benefit with case studies and real world examples of efficiency and economical benefits.
The cyber threats facing the North American power systems are serious and growing in complexity. Understanding the situation and preparing to address it within your organization and as part of responsible communities is critically important. This session will provide presentations on NERC/CIP and ways to merge IT with OT. The session will be moderated by Bill Hederman, who was part of an Energy Department special team sent to Ukraine and who offers special insights to share with the conference.
* - This speaker has been invited to speak at ELECTRIC POWER 2017, but is not yet confirmed.