2019 Agenda

Wednesday, November 13

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Training

Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell Creekside A

New Horizons

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Training

Joint Use Clearances & Arc Flash Calculations Creekside B

Jason Settle, Hi-Line Engineering


Thursday, November 14

 8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast Prefunction Area

8:30 am – 10:00 am Welcome & Keynote Waters C

Supply Chain Risk

Elizabeth Wharton

10:00 am – 10:30 am Exhibitor Show Opens Waters AB

10:30 am – 11:30 am Breakout Sessions

BI and Analytics Waters D

Marquita Culross, Carroll White REMC

DG Saturation Waters E

Tim Huber, Norris Electric Cooperative

11:30 am – 12:00 pm Exhibitor Show Waters AB

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Waters C

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Breakout Sessions

Drones Waters D

Dan Gerard, Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives; Jeromy Miller, MJM Electric Cooperative; Ben Field, UDWI REMC

Energy Storage Waters E

Dean Skinner, Jo-Carroll Energy

Sponsor Sessions

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm TeraWatt Sponsor Breakout Sessions

NRTC – The Importance of Wireless and Broadband Networks to a Cooperative Waters D

Sponsor Session Waters E

Thursday, November 14 (Cont.)

Sponsor Sessions

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm TeraWatt Sponsor Breakout Sessions

Sponsor Session Waters D

Sponsor Session Waters E

3:10 pm – 4:00 pm Breakout Sessions

Microsoft Licensing Waters D

Curt Barkey, Kosciusko REMC & Matt Ohmes, SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative

Distribution Automation Waters E

Jim Glass & Joey Greer, EPB

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Exhibitor Reception Waters AB


Friday, November 15

8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakout Sessions

Mapping Your Fiber Plant  Waters D


Electric Vehicles  Waters E

Andrew Horstman, Wabash Valley Power Alliance

9:00 am – 9:50 am Breakout Sessions

Will Wireless Kill the Need for Fiber?  Waters D

TBD, Power System Engineering

Industry Trends/Growth  Waters E


9:50 am – 10:10 am Break/Checkout

10:10 am – 11:00 am Breakout Sessions

Leveraging SCADA Waters D


Power Quality Analysis Waters E

Chris Mullins, Power Monitors, Inc.

11:00 am – 11:30 am Lunch Waters C

11:30 am – 12:30 pm Keynote Waters C