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Discover advancements in the ADMS (Advanced Distribution Management System), which utilities use to efficiently monitor, control, and optimize the distribution of electricity within their networks, ensuring reliable service delivery and minimizing disruptions. 

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8:00 AM
  1. W202B
    540 mins
    • Utility University
    This Utility University course is open to any attendee at an additional fee. To pre-register and reserve a seat, please visit the registration resource center or reach out to info@distributech.com. Pa ...
  2. W203C
    240 mins
    • Utility University
    This Utility University course is open to any attendee at an additional fee. To pre-register and reserve a seat, please visit the registration resource center or reach out to info@distributech.com. As ...
  3. W204C
    240 mins
    • Utility University
    This Utility University course is open to any attendee at an additional fee. To pre-register and reserve a seat, please visit the registration resource center or reach out to info@distributech.com. Th ...
  4. W202C
    240 mins
    • Utility University
    This Utility University course is open to any attendee at an additional fee. To pre-register and reserve a seat, please visit the registration resource center or reach out to info@distributech.com. Th ...
  5. W202A
    540 mins
    • Utility University
    This Utility University course is open to any attendee at an additional fee. To pre-register and reserve a seat, please visit the registration resource center or reach out to info@distributech.com. Th ...
  6. W203A
    240 mins
    • Utility University
    This Utility University course is open to any attendee at an additional fee. To pre-register and reserve a seat, please visit the registration resource center or reach out to info@distributech.com. An ...
1:00 PM
  1. W202C
    240 mins
    • Utility University
    This Utility University course is open to any attendee at an additional fee. To pre-register and reserve a seat, please visit the registration resource center or reach out to info@distributech.com. Th ...
  2. W203C
    240 mins
    • Utility University
    This Utility University course is open to any attendee at an additional fee. To pre-register and reserve a seat, please visit the registration resource center or reach out to info@distributech.com. Be ...
  3. W203A
    240 mins
    • Utility University
    This Utility University course is open to any attendee at an additional fee. To pre-register and reserve a seat, please visit the registration resource center or reach out to info@distributech.com. Th ...
10:15 AM
  1. W311AB
    60 mins
    • Energy Orchestration and the DSO
    Accelerating DER penetration, evolving customer expectations, and policy pressures are disrupting power system markets and utility business models worldwide. As utilities transform from pure-play netw ...
  2. W207
    60 mins
    • DERMS
    Description: SEPA recently convened a taskforce of 12 utility partners to discuss their individual experiences with DERMS and DERM-like tools; review capabilities, vendors; and understand architecture ...
  3. W308CD
    30 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    In 2023 PG&E deployed an ADMS-based fire mitigation solution that correlates weather regions and electrical asset data. In this session, the authors will share PG&E’s developmental journey and the wor ...
11:05 AM
  1. W304CD
    30 mins
    • Storm and Disaster Management
    Providing accurate estimated time of restoration (ETR) and personalized customer communication during long outages significantly improves customer experience. In this presentation we will look at an a ...
  2. W308CD
    30 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    In the heavily treed Pacific Northwest, tree wire has dramatically improved the reliability of Peninsula Light Company’s overhead 15kV system. However, despite an aggressive vegetation management prog ...
12:00 PM
  1. Lunch Roundtables- Tuesday
    W414AB
    60 mins
    • Breakfast & Lunch Roundtables
    Full conference badge is required for admittance. Additionally, all full conference badge holders must pre-register to reserve a seat. To check your registration or to reserve a seat, please visit the ...
1:00 PM
  1. W309B
    60 mins
    • Peer to Peer Exchange
    Peer-to-peer exchange is a discussion on a specific topic. Discussions provide attendees access to knowledge and expertise to help them address the critical challenges facing the industry today in a s ...
  2. W308CD
    30 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    Discover AEP's vision of Advanced Distribution Operations of the Future! Learn about our strategic goals, holistic implementation approach, and transformative impacts. We'll replace obsolete systems, ...
  3. W304CD
    30 mins
    • Storm and Disaster Management
    Irrespective of the size or location of a utility, customers expect the highest level of reliability and resiliency amid changing landscape of the distribution system; Dixie Electric Membership Corpor ...
1:15 PM
  1. Booth 3571 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Digitalizing the Grid Knowledge Hub
     For decades, utilities have been using manual paper methods to capture as-built data from the field o with poor results. Recently, utilities have made significant investments to implement ADMS and ot ...
  2. Booth 432 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Innovative and Emerging Technologies Knowledge Hub
    The underground cable network is critical in powering homes and businesses in major cities, neighborhoods, and rural areas. Technologies that enhance human safety, efficiency, reliability, and sustain ...
1:50 PM
  1. W204
    30 mins
    • DER for Reliability
    The rapid growth of DERs poses significant challenges to distribution grid operations and reliability. Issues related to hidden loads, power quality and increased intermittency are prevalent. However, ...
2:00 PM
  1. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 1
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
    Discover the art and science of feeder tuning strategies in this engaging session. Delve into the development of tuning criteria, plans, and reviews for circuits and substations. Learn how to enhance ...
  2. Booth 3571 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Digitalizing the Grid Knowledge Hub
    The energy transition is changing the dynamics of electricity systems worldwide. Progressive utilities recognize the need to implement new solutions to address these changing dynamics. However, some u ...
2:40 PM
  1. W308CD
    30 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    In 2021, PUC Distribution (PUC), owned by the City of Sault Ste. Marie, received Ontario Energy Board approval for a $34-million smart grid initiative. PUC’s smart grid builds on the utility’s existin ...
2:45 PM
  1. Booth 4343 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Grid Edge Technologies Knowledge Hub
    This session will provide an overview of the strategies being implemented by electric utilities for modernizing the grid and improving circuit reliability. An overview of the latest equipment being de ...
3:30 PM
  1. W308CD
    30 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    Growing Distributed Energy Resource (DER) deployments and new technologies are leading to higher variability and unusual/unpredictable power flows within the distribution system, raising safety relate ...
  2. W202
    30 mins
    • The Flexible Grid
    Uncover valuable insights from National Grid's FLISR enablement journey. During this presentation, our team will share our FLISR enablement experiences, challenges, and results to empower attendees wi ...
  3. Booth 3571 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Digitalizing the Grid Knowledge Hub
    Explore how industry leaders are transforming the Power and Utility landscape through a data-centric approach and successful adoption of change. This panel discussion will delve into the integration o ...
4:20 PM
  1. W308CD
    30 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    OG&E started its DMS journey in 2009 with aims to pursue IVVC and FLISR. After years of diligent preparation, OG&E successfully deployed FLISR on its entire distribution network in May 2023, with appr ...
8:00 AM
  1. Breakfast Roundtables- Wednesday
    W414AB
    60 mins
    • Breakfast & Lunch Roundtables
    Full conference badge is required for admittance. Additionally, all full conference badge holders must pre-register to reserve a seat. To check your registration or to reserve a seat, please visit the ...
10:05 AM
  1. W207
    30 mins
    • DERMS
    DERMS encompasses a wide variety of tools that benefit DSOs and end-customers, but the definition of DERMS is ambiguous and leads to confusion among your key stakeholders. Join us in this session as w ...
10:15 AM
  1. Booth 3571 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Digitalizing the Grid Knowledge Hub
    Learn how integrated and synchronized utility data enables advanced analytics and the creation of the digital twin. Explore how data insights improve awareness and provide unprecedented grid visibilit ...
10:55 AM
  1. W202
    30 mins
    • The Flexible Grid
    Orange and Rockland's Feeder of the Future (FOTF) project analyzes the impact of several grid modernization technologies that provide operational and benefit realizations and are transforming Distribu ...
  2. W207
    30 mins
    • DERMS
      As utilities make their strategic plans for effective grid management, they are looking at cost-effective solutions that help balance grid load. With 80% of DER growth expected to be on the customer ...
12:00 PM
  1. Lunch Roundtables- Wednesday
    W414AB
    60 mins
    • Breakfast & Lunch Roundtables
    Full conference badge is required for admittance. Additionally, all full conference badge holders must pre-register to reserve a seat. To check your registration or to reserve a seat, please visit the ...
1:00 PM
  1. W208
    30 mins
    • Grid Modernization
    This presentation will discuss National Grid's journey to implementing the UBLF across its entire distribution system and the lessons learned along the way. National Grid will share feedback on UBLF d ...
  2. W204
    30 mins
    • DER for Reliability
    Integrating an Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS)  with a Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) can maximize each system’s unique strengths and support reliability, resilie ...
  3. W202
    30 mins
    • The Flexible Grid
    A flexible electric grid represents a transformative approach to T&D grid, fostering the integration of clean energy sources, empowering consumers, and promoting a more sustainable and efficient elect ...
1:15 PM
  1. Booth 3571 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Digitalizing the Grid Knowledge Hub
    SCADA data migration is the transfer of SCADA data from one system or storage environment to another. This involves careful planning, execution, and validation to ensure the seamless transition of dat ...
  2. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 2
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
    As organizations and communities strive for a more resilient, reliable, and sustainable future, grid infrastructure is critical. Hear examples from industry leaders on how digital technology is transf ...
2:40 PM
  1. W304AB
    60 mins
    • Data Analytics
    Being able to leverage reliable, up-to-date, and end-to-end electrical network models is necessary for utility planners, engineers, operators.  These stakeholders have both overlapping and unique uses ...
  2. W207
    60 mins
    • DERMS
    In this panel, utility representatives and DERMS technology providers will discuss the immediate use cases that are driving DERMS deployment. The team will also discuss different management architectu ...
  3. W208
    30 mins
    • Grid Modernization
    We will present an AI-powered approach in the framework of ADMS (Advanced Distribution Management Systems) specially designed for the emerging needs for increased LV/MV transparency of the modern DSOs ...
2:45 PM
  1. Booth 4343 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Grid Edge Technologies Knowledge Hub
    Combined edge computing and virtualization enables significant advancements to existing protection, automation, and control, easing the transition to the grid of the future.  Advancements include fast ...
3:30 PM
  1. W307CD
    30 mins
    • Asset Management
    FirstEnergy implemented an ADMS, Graphic Work Design, and new GIS in late 2022 and early 2023.  Those new systems are only the beginning to the changes happening.  Join FirstEnergy and SSP as we talk ...
  2. W304CD
    30 mins
    • Storm and Disaster Management
    At the heart of a proper storm response is a well-defined dispatching process that streamlines the communications between the distribution control center and the field.  Field crew dispatch serves as ...
4:20 PM
  1. W308CD
    30 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    In 2012 PG&E was one of a few utilities to deploy a system-wide FLISR control scheme.  Over ten-plus years of operation, FLISR deployments have grown to exceed 1,000 feeders.  As part of PG&E’s ADMS p ...
10:30 AM
  1. W208
    60 mins
    • Grid Modernization
    Historically, many utilities relied on IT-centric rather than OT-centric approaches for leveraging real-time data for improved grid operations. But it has become clear that data is best leveraged by e ...
  2. W308CD
    60 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    This panel will take the audience through the ADMS-DERMS journey that was taken by two IOUs and one large Muni in US. The speakers will share the deployment experience from different perspectives, ran ...
  3. W304CD
    30 mins
    • Storm and Disaster Management
    The Outage Data Initiative Nationwide (ODIN) is a collaborative effort, sponsored by the DOE and stewarded by Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL). ODIN aims to enhance grid reliability, response, and recove ...
  4. W207
    60 mins
    • DERMS
    This panel will discuss a roadmap for large-scale customer battery programs (VPP’s) through the lens of three industries; a utility, solar installer, and battery manufacturer. The panelists will share ...

 

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