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Start Time Name Session Type Speakers
Monday, September 11, 2023
12:30 PMPlanning Electric Vehicles into the Distribution GridLearning Lab 
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
7:30 AMCommercial Electric Vehicle & Infrastructure Conference  
8:00 AMNext Generation ADMS/DERMS for Managing the Clean 21st Century Distribution GridLearning Lab 
8:00 AMFinding Meaning in Utilities Data: Visualization and Storytelling Utility Analytics Course 
1:30 PMHow Today's Trends Shape Tomorrow's GridBreakout SessionCarol Johnston Darius Elder Enrique Ochoa Reza
1:30 PMCase Studies: Projects that Improve Transmission ReliabilityOpening Panel Session 
1:30 PMAddressing Workforce and Training NeedsOpening Panel SessionDarren Tillman Tanika Davis
1:30 PMQuantifying and Modeling Climate ImpactsOpening Panel SessionScott Strenfel Nic Wilson Judsen Bruzgul
1:30 PMFifty Percent Underground by 2040Opening Panel SessionMike Beehler Janet Lonneker Joseph Svachula
2:30 PMGrid Booster Assets - Using Storage as Transmission AssetsSuper SessionLars Stephan
2:30 PMCalifornia Wildfire Mitigation Plans and StrategiesSuper SessionThuan Tran Dave Canny
2:30 PMRenewables and DER Decarbonization Goals: What will the Utility Landscape be in 30 Years?Super SessionAnn Moore Hani Alarian Larry Bekkedahl Mark Gabriel
3:45 PMPlenary Session 1: Transportation Electrification: Getting it Together  
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
8:30 AMKeynote Session Heidi Sanborn Frankie McDermott
1:00 PMTechnology Options to Operate the Future GridBreakout SessionScott Hayes
1:00 PMA Data Driven Approach to Future Proof Grid Investment PlanningBreakout SessionMohammed Zakaria
1:00 PMReal World Substation Management Challenges and Opportunities for the Near FutureBreakout SessionMark Christensen
1:30 PMPredictive Analytics-Will Big Data Change our World?Breakout Session 
1:30 PMManaging Vegetation Risks with Satellite Vegetation IntelligenceBreakout SessionGrace Malcolm
1:30 PMElectric Fleet Vehicle Charging’s Impact on LV and MV Power Quality Breakout SessionMariano Palacios Nina Sadighi Sowmya Holla Muhammad Mobeen Mahmood
1:30 PMOptimizing Preventative Maintenance for Substation Transformers using Machine LearningBreakout Session 
1:30 PMThe Awakening of the Distribution SystemBreakout SessionRichard Wernsing Amanda Welch
1:30 PMCase Studies: Co-op and Muni Microgrid ExperiencesBreakout SessionManish Murudkar
2:15 PMDuke Energy's Experience with Inverter-based MicrogridsBreakout SessionTrent Miller Brian Dale Ke (Kevin) Chen
2:15 PMUtilizing Drones to Inspect Utility T&D InfrastructureBreakout SessionDon Bowman Eric Bitzko
2:15 PMCase Study: Exelon Improves Customer Experience During OutagesBreakout SessionValliappan Muthukaruppan
3:00 PMImproving Performance with GETs: Solution Providers PanelBreakout SessionDuncan Burt Eran Inbar Hilary Pearson
3:00 PMUtilites Talk DER IntegrationBreakout SessionMadalyn Coughran
3:00 PMThe New Innovator’s Dilemma: What Can Utilities Learn from Pfizer to Drive the Clean Energy Transition Faster?Breakout SessionLarry Bekkedahl Kimberly Getgen Bilal Khursheed Cheryl Whaley
3:00 PMTransmission Scale Utility BESS Projects in California and ArizonaBreakout SessionMatthew Rhodes Eric John
3:00 PMInternational Use CasesBreakout SessionRobert Falco Vikas Kumar
3:00 PMExperiences with HVDCBreakout SessionRobert Schulte Atousa Yazdani Robert Neumann
Thursday, September 14, 2023
9:00 AMStorm Characterization, Outage Prediction Modeling, and Resilience AnalysisBreakout Session 
9:00 AMIdentifying Overhead Hardware with Engineering Principals and MLBreakout SessionSasha Yan Gitanjali Bhattacharjee
9:00 AMPG&E’s Grid Modernization and Construction Lessons LearnedBreakout SessionAhmad Ababneh Shawn Adderly
9:00 AMUsing LiDAR and Satellite for Grid Inspection and Vegetation ManagementBreakout Session 
9:00 AMUtility Experiences with EV DemonstrationsBreakout Session 
9:00 AM Reducing Wildfire Risk in California with Ground Fault NeutralizerBreakout SessionFranz Stadtmueller
10:30 AMDERs Impact on Transmission System ProtectionBreakout SessionAjmal Saeed
10:30 AMCase Study: FirstEnergy's Portal Digitally Links Thousands of Contractors, Speeds RestorationBreakout SessionStephanie Morman
10:30 AMDrone and AI-enabled Power Line Damage InspectionBreakout SessionZefan Tang