2019 Engineering, Operations & Technology Conference
 

ENGINEERING, OPERATIONS & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

Event Details
2019 Engineering, Operations & Technology Conference
08/14 - 08/16/2019
Gaylord Opryland Hotel
Nashville, Tennessee
 
The Engineering, Operations, and Technology Conference is TVPPA's annual educational meeting for electric utility operations managers and professional engineers. Attendees will enjoy the variety of breakout sessions in Engineering, Operations and Technology - allowing them to tailor the agenda to their particular field of work. Combined with a larger number of exhibiting sponsors, this is THE conference of the year. Be sure to bring your questions and challenges - over 90% of survey respondents said they were able to obtain answers from those vendors.
08/14/2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmPRE-CONFERENCE OPTION: Engineering Basics
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmPRE-CONFERENCE OPTION: Effective Team Building
3:00 pmENGINEERING, OPERATIONS & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
3:00 pmSolution Centers Open
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmSolution Center: Mobile Substations
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmNewcomer Meet 'n Greet (for utility employees only)
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
6:00 pm - 6:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmWelcome Reception
 
08/15/2019
7:30 amRegistration Open
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast with the Sponsors
8:30 amFIRST GENERAL SESSION
8:30 am - 8:45 amWelcome Remarks and Announcements
8:45 am - 9:30 amKeynote Presentation
9:45 am - 10:15 amSolution Center: VisualSpection: Integrating Wearable Technology into the Utility Space
9:45 am - 10:15 amSolution Center: TBD
9:30 am - 10:15 amBest Use Cases of AMI
10:15 am - 10:45 amMeet the Sponsors Break
10:45 am - 11:15 amPower Supply Update
11:15 am - 11:45 amSolution Center: TBD
11:15 am - 11:45 amSolution Center: TBD
11:15 am - 11:45 amThe Smart Grid Is Finally Here
11:45 am - 1:30 pmLunch with Friends and Colleagues (on your own)
1:30 pmSECOND GENERAL SESSION
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmSolution Center: Innovative products designed to reduce lightning related outages, valuable equipment damage and protect AMI networks
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm(ENG) Tips, Tricks & Solutions Open Forum
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm(OPS) What Should You Do in this Situation?
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm(TECH) DERMS and Water Heater Program
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmMeet the Sponsors and Refreshment Break
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm(ENG) Preparing for EV Infrastructure
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm(OPS) Substation Best Practices Roundtable
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm(TECH) LPC's Leveraging of AMI
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmSolution Center: TBD
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmReception
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmSolution Center: Applications of Artificial Intelligence, specifically Machine-Learning, on Feature Classification
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmSolution Center: TBD
 
08/16/2019
8:45 am - 9:15 amSolution Center: TBD
7:30 amRegistration Open
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast with the Sponsors
8:30 amTHIRD GENERAL SESSION
8:30 am - 9:15 amFiber 101
9:15 am - 9:45 amTVPPA R&D Update
9:15 am - 9:45 amSolution Center: How to engineer cost-effective low impedance grounding in challenging soil conditions and survive increasingly congested ROW’s with pipelines
9:45 am - 10:15 amMeet the Sponsors Break
10:15 am - 11:15 amWalking Up on Danger
11:15 am - 12:00 pmCat 4: Real World Examples
12:01 pmAdjourn