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Data Visualization & Advanced Analytics Roundtables

Tuesday, February 27 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM & 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, February 28 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM & 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Don't miss your chance to join our exclusive breakfast and lunch roundtable sessions, where we dive deep into the world of data visualization & advanced analytics. This is your golden opportunity to connect with peers and engage directly with industry experts in this critical field. Our roundtables are meticulously designed to explore specific industry themes, guided by respected professionals who are trailblazers in their respective domains. These coveted seats are in exceptionally high demand, so act swiftly—reserve yours today! Your participation could be the catalyst for elevating your expertise and establishing invaluable connections within the realm of data visualization & advanced analytics. Seize the moment! 

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DATA MANAGEMENT & ANALYTICS EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

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1:00 PM
  1. 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 ...
10:15 AM
  1. W304EF
    60 mins
    • Customer Engagement
    Industry watchers and regulatory bodies have long criticized utilities for not generating enough customer and societal benefits, especially around past AMI deployments, and now we see increasingly agg ...
  2. W208
    30 mins
    • Grid Modernization
    Distribution grid planners are on the front lines of the clean energy and DER transition – whether utilities are prepared or not. This session describes how Duke Energy invests in digital innovation t ...
  3. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    With the implementation of PSPS and EPSS, PG&E has dratically reduced ignitions on the distribution system.  However, this has come at a cost to reliability, in the form of CEMI, SAIDI, SAIFI.  This s ...
  4. W311CD
    60 mins
    • System Hardening and Vegetation Management
    Utilities large and small are gaining insights from satellite intelligence. Join this panel of vegetation management experts from California to Virginia to hear how utilities are revolutionizing veget ...
  5. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 1
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
    Join us as we explore the dynamic landscape of decarbonizing the grid. Discover how rapid implementation of intermittent sources of energy like wind and solar, as well as vehicle electrification, driv ...
  6. Booth 3571 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Digitalizing the Grid Knowledge Hub
    Utilities are discovering that digital solutions lead to greater insights, cost savings, and project completions.  From digitized documents to AI, drones, and real-time sensors, utilities are tapping ...
  7. Initiate Hub Booth 707 Exhibit Floor Stage 2
    105 mins
    • Initiate Startup Program
    All attendees have access to the Initiate startup pavilion, where up to 54 startup companies will be exhibiting and pitching their solutions to a panel of judges. Come learn about the latest technolog ...
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. W307CD
    30 mins
    • Asset Management
    San Diego Gas & Electric is committed to mitigating the evolving and expanding threat of devastating wildfires in Southern California. One way to address this threat is through its Intelligent Image P ...
  3. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    Natural Language Analytics (NLA) is an advanced technology that involves the application of Natural Language Processing techniques and Machine Learning to analyze and derive insights from human langua ...
  4. W304GH
    30 mins
    • Environmental Social and Governance
    Digital transformation offers compelling opportunities for utilities to address the challenges in the modern power industry. This session will discuss the typical barriers in technical, management, an ...
  5. 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 ...
1:15 PM
  1. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 3
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
     The ComEd Advanced Image Analytics program with Optelos and Deloitte is projected to deliver improved grid reliability to their customers (SAIFI and SAIDI) and support organizational goals for cost c ...
1:50 PM
  1. W307CD
    30 mins
    • Asset Management
    At JEA, legacy work and asset management technology presented field workers with a challenge.  The applications were cumbersome and difficult to use, non-mobile friendly, and reviled by the workforce. ...
2:00 PM
  1. Booth 4343 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Grid Edge Technologies Knowledge Hub
     When the voltage on your grid is stable and distributing electricity as intended, everything is status quo. But what happens when there are disruptions to the power flow? Detecting anomalies such as ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 3
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
    The widespread adoption of EVs is already straining the grid. Utilities need to act now, but customer and grid impacts are only part of the challenge. Technology will reveal opportunities, especially ...
2:40 PM
  1. W207
    30 mins
    • DERMS
    Con Edison launched the DERMS MVP project in response to FERC 2222. A critical element of this project is data readiness and ensuring that DER data is aggregated, orchestrated, and transformed to faci ...
  2. W307AB
    30 mins
    • Smart Cities
     Cities and utilities have many challenges, lofty goals, and external pressures in common. OATI will present on how advanced technologies are supporting day-to-day city operations with focus on energy ...
  3. W202
    30 mins
    • The Flexible Grid
     At present, many utility planning divisions are limited to doing long-term forecasting once per year due to data volume, cost, and limited solutions. There is a great demand to conduct more analysis ...
2:45 PM
  1. Booth 432 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Innovative and Emerging Technologies Knowledge Hub
    Thinking about EDGE technology as the epicenter of critical power grid asset data. We consider not only what data can be captured and how it gets from point A to B, but also how the data is used by wh ...
  2. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 2
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
     Explore the forefront of AI-driven innovations transforming utilities, bolstering security measures, and propelling the transition towards sustainable energy practices. Gain unparalleled insights int ...
3:30 PM
  1. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    The exponential proliferation of data across power distribution systems and the quickly evolving digital landscape provide a unique opportunity for utilities to become more data-driven. Data Mesh and ...
  2. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 1
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
    There is a need for better organized data in utilities to tackle energy transition, electrification, and resilience. The Geographic Information System (GIS) is the perfect framework for developing a v ...
  3. Booth 432 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Innovative and Emerging Technologies Knowledge Hub
    Utilities need to manage volatile renewable energy. This can result in customer constraints and supply restrictions. In this session, a solution is presented that first calculates a Digital Twin for t ...
  4. 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 ...
4:15 PM
  1. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 3
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
    Common data platforms with IT, OT and GIS data coupled with GenAI capabilities can deliver benefits of optimized planning decisions with real-time project monitoring ensuring reduce costs and increase ...
4:20 PM
  1. W307CD
    30 mins
    • Asset Management
    This presentation discusses the valuable lessons learned by Enova Power, a municipal utility, and their journey in implementing a data analytics software for asset management and capital planning. The ...
  2. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    To identify an optimal grid hardening path, utilities must answer an essential question — what actions do they need to prioritize to keep their networks safe and online in a cost-effective manner? Uni ...
  3. W311CD
    30 mins
    • System Hardening and Vegetation Management
    This session will showcase how TCS is helping PG&E to address the challenges of wildfires. Leveraging  data from disparate sources & IT platforms TCS is helping PG&E to mitigate wildfire risks, reduce ...
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 ...
9:15 AM
  1. W208
    30 mins
    • Grid Modernization
    In the last years, EPRI has been developing an information architecture for Distribution Grid Model Management with utility members to overcome the challenge of properly managing the flow of model dat ...
  2. W304GH
    30 mins
    • Environmental Social and Governance
    Please join FirstEnergy as they share their experiences and lessons learned during a four-year GIS and graphic work design project that helped bring people, processes, and technology together.  FirstE ...
  3. W304EF
    30 mins
    • Customer Engagement
    In order for customer experience (CX) surveys to be impactful, decision makers need to know they can trust the metrics that CX analysts report. Survey scales directly affect how customer experience me ...
  4. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    Join us for an engaging presentation showcasing Dominion Energy's journey toward enhancing grid maintenance efficiency through cutting-edge data-driven solutions. Learn how collaboration with internal ...
10:05 AM
  1. W308CD
    30 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    Smart inverter functions, like Volt-Var and Volt-Watt as specified in IEEE1547-2018, enable distributed energy resources (DERs) to aid in voltage regulation in distribution feeders. When a new DER sit ...
  2. W307CD
    60 mins
    • Asset Management
    Advance analytics can be used to reduce risk, improve reliability and reduce spend by focusing time and resources on the assets that matter the most leveraging Machine Learning models specifically des ...
  3. W307AB
    30 mins
    • Smart Cities
    This session will delve into the benefits of adopting open data sharing and digital twins for utility infrastructure planning and operations, focusing on the role of digital twins in open data sharing ...
  4. W304CD
    30 mins
    • Storm and Disaster Management
    While many external factors influence resiliency, weather remains the single greatest threat to the electric power grid. When damage occurs, it is very time-consuming and costly to identify due to the ...
  5. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
     Examine use cases, lessons learned, and other insights as it relates to the role of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in support of T&D asset inspections.  Topics will include the potentia ...
  6. W208
    30 mins
    • Grid Modernization
     DTE has unlocked the value of AMI to support operational analytics. In Q4 of 2023 the PowerRunner on PI solution went into production at DTE, joining rich time-series data with contextual metadata, c ...
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 ...
  2. Booth 432 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Innovative and Emerging Technologies Knowledge Hub
    Learn how Artificial Intelligence can be leveraged to reduce safety incidents and enhance safety and security accountability at job sites and facilities. Session Sponsored by: Orbital Engineering, Inc ...
  3. Booth 4343 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Grid Edge Technologies Knowledge Hub
     You know where your meters are physically, but do you know where they are electrically connected to the grid? Innovative utilities are currently in the process of assessing Location Awareness, a dist ...
10:55 AM
  1. W308CD
    30 mins
    • Advanced Distribution Operations
    Consumers Energy’s long-term grid modernization vision includes implementing new technologies to improve safety and reliability for customers. The company initiated an aggressive strategy including ov ...
  2. W307AB
    30 mins
    • Smart Cities
    This panel of experts will present a project that involved modeling a cold snap and power outage scenario in RUNWITHIT’s Synthetic Environment and visualizing the data with a live data visualization p ...
  3. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    This session presents an approach to simplify simulation modeling to overcome model data availability and data accuracy challenges. This approach is presented using a practical example: protective rel ...
  4. W311A
    30 mins
    • Energy Orchestration and the DSO
     Imagine a world where the power grid is not just a passive network of wires and poles, but a dynamic system that can respond to the changing needs and preferences of its customers. A world where dist ...
  5. W311A
    30 mins
    • Energy Orchestration and the DSO
     Imagine a world where the power grid is not just a passive network of wires and poles, but a dynamic system that can respond to the changing needs and preferences of its customers. A world where dist ...
11:00 AM
  1. Booth 432 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Innovative and Emerging Technologies Knowledge Hub
    To orchestrate the grid – including managing renewables at scale, keeping track of millions of DERs, and proactively managing disruptions – utilities need to unlock the power of data. Connecting and i ...
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. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    PSEG collects over 400K data points and utilizes a data platform to provide insights into grid performance, enabling it to make proactive decisions and quickly respond to operational challenges. This ...
  2. W203
    60 mins
    • Electric Vehicles
    Electric vehicle (EV) adoption is projected to considerably grow in the near future which has the potential to impact the distribution system, especially the low-voltage secondary circuits. This utili ...
  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 ...
  4. W307CD
    30 mins
    • Asset Management
     This panel discussion moderated by Hatch will be held between Hydro Ottawa and Copperleaf and focus on leading methodologies that are used today in predictive analytics. The discussion will be an in- ...
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 4343 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Grid Edge Technologies Knowledge Hub
     In the utilities industry, harnessing data's transformative potential is paramount. This discussion will explore the value and benefits of a data-first approach, covering: Data-Driven Decisions: Prio ...
  3. Booth 3921 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • EV Zone
     Advanced technologies, like time series databases, are used by manufacturers and EV makers to enable automation, predictive maintenance, and digital twins to help optimize processes and improve effic ...
  4. 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 ...
1:50 PM
  1. W307CD
    30 mins
    • Asset Management
    If you could start all over and build up your asset management strategy from scratch, where would you begin? WEB Bonaire had exactly this opportunity, and started to build a high-value asset repositor ...
  2. W304EF
    30 mins
    • Customer Engagement
    Voice of the Customer (VoC) is the collection of feedback customers provide about their experiences and expectations. By listening to customers, the utility can better understand and meet their custom ...
  3. W207
    30 mins
    • DERMS
    For Hawaiian Electric, the adoption of behind-the-meter DERs is increasing and will continue to increase exponentially in the coming years as Hawaii transitions to 100% renewable energy by 2045. The u ...
  4. W304CD
    30 mins
    • Storm and Disaster Management
    JEA has developed a geospatial interactive 3D application that displays, in real-time, operations-critical data of JEA’s Water and Wastewater assets throughout the service territory.  The application ...
  5. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
     Learn from customers who have successfully implemented AI solutions using Microsoft Azure and Azure OpenAI Service. In this session panelists will share their experiences of how they leveraged AI—inc ...
2:00 PM
  1. Booth 4343 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Grid Edge Technologies Knowledge Hub
     AMI technology provides tremendous capabilities that are often underutilized or completely untapped. Most AMI meters are capable of being configured to capture a lot more data than currently programm ...
2:40 PM
  1. W203
    30 mins
    • Electric Vehicles
    In August of 2022, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved the trailblazing Advanced Clean Cars II rule requiring 100% of new car sales in California to be zero-emission vehicles by 2035. T ...
  2. 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 ...
  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 3571 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Digitalizing the Grid Knowledge Hub
    This session will delve into how a synergistic relationship between disparate data, spatial intelligence, and artificial intelligence is used to prioritize cost-effective remedies for enhancing grid r ...
3:30 PM
  1. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 2
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
    How do you understand and take intelligent actions on the real-time data streams coming from sensors and devices? Apache Druid is the open-source database that provides sub-second, high-concurrency qu ...
4:15 PM
  1. Booth 3571 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Digitalizing the Grid Knowledge Hub
     The second generation of smart meters opens real time access of metering data to final customers. Meters and More PLC Band C communication supports the current Chain2 use cases for customer awareness ...
  2. Booth 432 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Innovative and Emerging Technologies Knowledge Hub
    Discover the future of energy management and control center operations with "Empowering Operators: The Rise of AI Co-Pilots in Energy Control Centers." This session shines a spotlight on Schneider Ele ...
  3. Booth 2071 Exhibit Floor Theater 2
    30 mins
    • City of the Future
    Power-generation infrastructure is aging, and utilities must meet sustainability goals. These factors make the remaining useful life even more important. One day lost can cost hundreds of thousands of ...
4:20 PM
  1. W311CD
    30 mins
    • System Hardening and Vegetation Management
    This session offers a sneak-peak on how a California utility is re-imagining inspection planning, scheduling, and execution of vegetation management using a CRM solution.  System Hardening and Vegetat ...
  2. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    This session will present a novel analytics approach to infer underlying connections between various assets for transmission and distribution networks. Oncor developed algorithms to leverage time seri ...
8:00 AM
  1. Breakfast Roundtables- Thursday
    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 ...
10:30 AM
  1. W311AB
    30 mins
    • Energy Orchestration and the DSO
    In the past, calculating the hosting capacity of a distribution network required accurate data and a deep understanding of its components. However, such data is often lacking, forcing operators to rel ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    Does working with data in demand response have to be a headache? Managing an effective demand response program requires data integrity and insightful data integrations with a distributed energy resour ...
  4. Booth 4343 Exhibit Floor
    30 mins
    • Grid Edge Technologies Knowledge Hub
    The original smart meters are reaching end of life. Utilities dealing with aging AMI infrastructures can consider various approaches but must factor in both topography and the pace of change. Prep wor ...
11:20 AM
  1. W304AB
    30 mins
    • Data Analytics
    Learn how this Texas utility delivers real-time data on the state of its entire system, without having to call its SCADA operators, and then analyzes the information to make up-to-the-minute operation ...
  2. W304CD
    30 mins
    • Storm and Disaster Management
    The ongoing global climate crisis has led to an increase in wildfires, especially in California. To protect its communities, harden the grid, and prevent and mitigate the impacts of these threats, San ...

 

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