2021 Agenda

Wednesday, October 13


8:00 am – 5:00 pm Training

Topic Redbird E

Speaker TBD, Company TBD

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Training

Topic Redbird G

Speaker TBD, Company TBD


 

Thursday, October 14


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


8:30 am – 10:00 am Welcome & Keynote Redbird D

Topic

Speaker TBD, Company TBD


10:00 am – 10:40 am Exhibitor Show Opens Redbird ABC


10:40 am – 11:30 am Breakout Sessions

Ransomware Redbird E

Speaker TBD, Company TBD

EV Chargers Redbird G

Speaker TBD, ChargePoint

Speaker TBD, United Utility Supply


11:30 am – 12:00 pm Exhibitor Show Redbird ABC


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Redbird D


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Breakout Sessions

Incident Reponse Redbird E

Speaker TBD, Company TBD

Battery Storage Redbird G

Speaker TBD, Company TBD


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

Topic Redbird E

Speaker TBD, Comany TBD

Topic Redbird F

Speaker TBD, Company TBD

Topic Redbird G

Speaker TBD, Company TBD

Thursday, October 14


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

Topic Redbird E

Speaker TBD, Company TBD

Topic Redbird F

Speaker TBD, Company TBD

Topic Redbird G

Speaker TBD, Company TBD


3:00 pm – 3:10 pm Break


3:10 pm – 4:00 pm General Session

Legal & Government Relations Update Redbird D

Nick Reitz & Craig Sondgeroth, Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives


4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Exhibitor Reception Redbird ABC


 

Friday, October 15


8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakout Sessions

Demystifying MDR Redbird E

Ron Pelletier & Lyndon Brown, Pondurance

System Reliability Through Wildlife Mitigation Redbird G

Jason Jones, Power Line Sentry


9:00 am – 9:50 am Breakout Sessions

Vulnerabilities on Industrial Control Networks & OT Access from Remote Sites Redbird E

Tisha Hayes & Joe McFadden, 4RF

EV Charging Data and Timing Redbird G

Kevin Cox, CDG Engineers


9:50 am – 10:00 am Break/Checkout


10:00 am – 10:50 am Breakout Sessions

Broadband RFPs: Tales from the Trenches Redbird E

Speaker TBD, Vantage Point

AMI Changeout Redbird G

Speaker TBD, Anixter


10:50 am – 11:40 am Breakout Sessions

Standing on the Sidelines of Smart Grid Deployment Redbird E

Speaker TBD, Company TBD

Ultrasound Pole Testing in a Hybrid Inspection Format Redbird G

Wayne Hall, Utility Asset Management


11:40 am – 12:00 am Lunch Redbird D
 

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Keynote Redbird D

Timeline of the Smart Grid: From AMR to the Active Grid

Ed Kobeszka, Power Engineers