Tuesday, November 16, 2021
7:00 AM
Podcast: Planning for the Unknown: Climate Science and Extreme Scenarios
Judsen Bruzgul Martin Altman

Judsen Bruzgul, Senior Director Climate Resilience

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Keynote Webinar: Oncor's Black Swan Dialogs and Strategy Coordination Council
David Treichler

David Treichler, Director - Strategy & Technology
Oncor Electric Delivery

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Spotlight On: Micatu
Michael Sexton
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
101: An All-Inclusive Outage Approach
Ahmed Mousa

Ahmed Mousa, Utility of the Future Manager

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Spotlight On: Anterix
Alice Moy-Gonzalez
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
201: Wildfire Recovery: Vegetation Management Perspective
Alex Konopka

Alex Konopka, Manager, Vegetation Management
Portland General Electric

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
301: Why Black-Start Generation is Critically Important
Frank Koza

Frank Koza, Electric Sector Coordinator
EIS Council

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
401: Modernizing and Securing the Grid During COVID-19
Lukasz Kubas

Lukasz Kubas, Technology Group Product Manager
Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Keynote Webinar: Cold Weather Reliability Standard Impacts
Kevin Ludwig Mark Dittus

Kevin Ludwig, Global Transmission Technology Portfolio Manager
Black & Veatch

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
8:00 AM
Podcast Release: Critical Infrastructure for Critical Times
Robert Kondziolka

Robert Kondziolka, Governing Body Member
CAISO Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Keynote Webinar: Man-made Hazards: High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse
Tracy Rolstad

Tracy Rolstad, Technical Director

Keynote Webinar: Sane Strategies for Cyber and Climate Risks to the Grid
Andrew Bochman

Andrew Bochman, Senior Grid Strategist, National & Homeland Security
Idaho National Laboratory

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
501: Hurricane Threat Mitigation Using Sustainably Resilient Composite Poles
Galen Fecht Anthony Hurley

Galen Fecht, Technical Director
RS Poles

Anthony Hurley, Consultant
Critical Preparedness



12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
601: Why You’re Thinking about “Risk” All Wrong
Tom Martin

Tom Martin, Managing Director of Product, Data Science
E Source

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
701: Emergency Response: Protecting a Critical High-Voltage Substation from Record Storm Surge
Gary McAllister

Gary McAllister, Sr. Vice President

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
801: Microgrids for Resilience: SEPA’s Design Framework Based on Lessons from the Field
Jared Leader

Jared Leader, Sr. Manager, Research & Industry Strategy
Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)