Agenda

2019 Conference Information

 Agenda
20th Annual Electrical Network Systems Conference

Monday, April 8th – Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Monday, April 8th

7:00 AM Optional Training - *NEW - Dual hands on and classroom Performing Protector Maintenance Training at PG&E's facility.  (Must pre-register online; additional fee: $295.00 or included with VIP Registration) Pacific Gas & Electric Facility
(7:00 AM – 11:00 AM)
7:00 AM Optional Training - Designing a 480V Spot Network Vault with Fuse and Limiter Coordination (Must pre-register online; additional fee: $295.00 or included with VIP Registration)

VIP's - please note that you will begin at this training and will take an afternoon Performing Protector Maintenance course at PG&E's facility
Hotel - Regency Room
(7:00 AM – 11:00 AM)
11:00 AM VIP's Only - Bus Departs from Hyatt Regency to take VIP's to PG&E facility for afternoon hands-on and classroom training Hyatt Regency Lobby
Training begins at 12:00 Noon
11:30 AM Bus Departs PG&E facility to return AM hands-on training class to Hyatt Regency Pacific Gas & Electric Facility
5:00 PM Vendor Exhibits & Reception
*Conference Registration Opens
Hotel - Pacific D-O
(5:00 PM – 8:00 PM)

Tuesday, April 9th

7:00 AM Breakfast and Conference Registration Grand Foyer & Market Street Foyer
8:00 AM Introduction/Welcome
Eaton
Grand Ballroom
8:30 AM   Keynote Presentation
Pacific Gas & Electric
Grand Ballroom
9:15 AM Guest Presentation
Eaton
Grand Ballroom
9:50 AM Break Grand Foyer
10:10 AM ConEdison Grand Ballroom
11:00 AM Network ArcFlash Incident
Austin Energy, Network Supervisor, Aaron Hanson
Utiligrid Sales, former Network Supervisor at Austin Energy, Reagan Moore
Grand Ballroom
12:00 PM Lunch Grand Foyer & Market street Foyer
1:00 PM Roundtable Discussion 1 Grand Ballroom
2:30 PM Break Grand Foyer
  *NEW ALL TRACKS WILL BE PRESENTED TWICE (2:45 PM and 3:45 PM)  
2:45 PM   

Breakout Session #1

Track #1: VaultGard Users Group - Fault Locating
Xcel Energy, Network Supervisor, Rick Kernan

Track #2: Dry-Type Network Transformers - Increasing Safety and Reliability for Distribution Networks
ABB, Business Development Manager, Chad Powell

Track #3: Presentation content will be based on topics such as network safety, maintenance, innovative solutions, reliability and industry best practices.

 

Grand Ballroom AC


Grand Ballroom B


Pacific BC

3:45 PM

Breakout Session #2

Track #1: VaultGard Users Group - Fault Locating
Xcel Energy, Network Supervisor, Rick Kernan

Track #2: Dry-Type Network Transformers - Increasing Safety and Reliability for Distribution Networks
ABB, Business Development Manager, Chad Powell

Track #3: Presentation content will be based on topics such as network safety, maintenance, innovative solutions, reliability and industry best practices.

 

Grand Ballroom AC

 
Grand Ballroom B


Pacific BC

5:00 PM Vendor Exhibits & Reception
*Raffle drawing at 7:00 PM
Pacific D-O
(5:00 PM – 7:30 PM)

Wednesday, April 10th

7:00 AM  Breakfast Grand Foyer & Market Street Foyer
8:00 AM Vault and Manhole 3D Imaging
Lincoln Electric System, CAD Supervisor, Ryan Kohn
Grand Ballroom
8:50 AM Underground Vault Trespassing Incident
Avista, Operations Manager, Ryan Bradeen
Grand Ballroom
9:45 AM Break  Grand Foyer
10:00 AM   ENMAX Network Safety and Training
Clayton Monkman, PLT Training Advisor, Enmax
Grand Ballroom
11:00 AM Exelon - PEPCO Grand Ballroom
11:45 AM Lunch Grand Foyer & Market Street Foyer
12:45 PM  Solutions and Practical Application for Duct Sealing
MacProducts, Consultant, Roy Middleton
Grand Ballroom
1:00 PM Vault Tour Hosted by PG&E Grand Ballroom
3:00 PM Vault Tour Hosted by PG&E Grand Ballroom

Thursday, April 11th

7:00 AM Breakfast Grand Foyer & Market Street Foyer
8:00 AM Closing Remarks
Eaton
Grand Foyer & Market Street Foyer
10:00 AM Alcatraz Tours begin and run at the following times (10:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM & 12:30 PM). 1 ticket per registration, spouses must register for spouse activities to participate in the Alcatraz tour. To participate in this year's conference activity, registration for a tour time slot is mandatory and only 200 tickets are available to paid registrants. Please be sure to book your flights around your selected tour time, this is a self guided tour with a recommended 3 hour allotment, boats return to the Pier every half hour. *Transportation to Pier 33 is on own. Pier 33 (Alcatraz Landing)