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2018 Electric Grid user seminar

We are pleased to invite you to the Electric Grid user seminar at the Skamania Lodge in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge of Washington!

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Event Information

Our annual Electric Grid user seminar is an event to gather Cascade, LOAD and Synergi Electric users for utility presentation, customer showcases, industry networking, training, product information, and more!

Take the opportunity to learn about our how our digital transformation strategy extends the customer value along with future innovation of our product ecosystem and DNV GL’s Veracity.

Your attendance, contributions, and participation have made this a "must attend" year-after-year. If you choose only one industry conference this year, make the Electric Grid user seminar your event of choice for high quality, technically relevant content!

Product sessions:

  • Cascade for utility asset management and predictive maintenance
  • Cascade Foresight for assessing the health and risk of critical electric grid assets
  • Cascade Insight for grid analytics and data visualization
  • LOAD for facility ratings management and NERC compliance software
  • Synergi Electric for power distribution system and electrical simulation software

Seminar highlights:

  • Digital transformation and its impact on future strategy and products
  • Licensing and delivery model 
  • Platforms and Veracity 
  • Presentations from electric utility peers
  • Cascade, LOAD & Synergi Electric
  • Cascade Insight & newly-released Cascade Foresight
  • Industry networking
  • Hands on training (earn CEU credits)
  • New & future product features
  • Customer, vendor & partner showcases
  • Analytics, reporting & compliance
  • Group discussions with developers & leaders

Register today!


Skamania Lodge:

"Skamania" is the Chinook Indian word for "swift water". The Columbia River Gorge hotel is aptly named, as there are also over 70 waterfalls nearby, including the famous Multnomah Falls, which, at 620 feet, is the fifth highest waterfall in the United States.

This gorgeous Washington State lodge offers an 18-hole, par 70 golf course, full service spa and fitness center, hiking trails, the Skamania Zipline Tour and Skamania Lodge Aerial Park, which provides an adrenaline rush like no other.

Reservations can be booked directly with the Skamania Lodge by calling 844-432-4748 and requesting the DNV GL user seminar package, group code 1Y58RE. A block of rooms is being held until August 9th. After that, rooms at the resort may not be available. The Electric Grid User Seminar hotel block can be booked directly on line here.

Getting to Skamania Lodge from:

 Downtown Portland, Oregon - 45 Minutes
 Portland International Airport - 45 Minutes
 Hood River, Oregon - 35 Minutes
 Seattle, Washington - 3.5 Hours

Four night seminar package rate includes (USD):

  • Four Nights Lodging with resort fee and taxes included: Check-in Sunday, Check-out Thursday
  • Four Buffet Breakfasts: Monday - Thursday
  • Four Morning Coffee breaks/snacks: Monday - Thursday
  • Breaks will be set with coffee service throughout the day
  • Three Lunch Buffets: Monday – Wednesday
  • Three Afternoon Coffee breaks/snacks: Monday - Wednesday
  • Sunday Welcome Reception and Dinner, hosted by DNV GL
  • Monday Customer Showcase Reception, hosted by DNV GL
  • Tuesday Customer Appreciation Dinner and Special Event, hosted by DNV GL

Available room packages:

Superior Forest: $1,448.00 per person
Superior River Rate: $1,624.00 per person
Gorge Suite Rate: $1,327.76 per person

Available Government room packages (with ID):

Single Occupancy Rate: $1,273.00 per person

Spouse Package:

A onetime spouse package rate of $185.00 includes Sunday, September 9, Welcome Reception dinner and Customer Appreciation Dinner on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, tax and gratuity.

Customer Showcase:

If you are interested in participating in our Customer Showcase on Monday, September 10th, please email Bonnie Thorn here.


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Agenda - Electric Grid user seminar

Day 1 - Sunday 09 September

  • Orario
    Argomento
    Location
  • 12:00 -4:00 PM

    Registration

    Conference Center Lobby
  • 3:00 PM -5:00 PM

    Parallel Tracks

    Cascade 

    • Introduction Tutorial

    Location: Baker

    Synergi Electric

    • DER
    • Time of day
    • Hosting capacity
    Location: TBA
  • 5:00 PM -6:00 PM

    Welcome Reception

    Cascade Locks Lawn
  • 6:00 PM -7:00 PM

    Welcome Dinner

    Cascade Locks Ballroom
  • 7:00 PM -11:00 PM

    Hospitality Suite

    Hood River Suite

Day 2 - Monday 10 September

  • Orario
    Argomento
    Speaker
    Location
  • 7:00 AM -8:00 AM

    Breakfast

    Speaker:
    Resturant
  • 8:00 AM -8:30 AM

    Welcome and Introductions

    General Session

    Speaker:
    Stevenson A/B
  • 8:30 AM -9:15 AM

    Industry Keynote Speaker

    External keynote speaker

    Speaker:

    Richard Brown

    Industry Expert

    Stevenson A/B
  • 9:15 AM -10:00 AM

    Digital Transformation

    Learn about our how our digital transformation strategy extends the customer value and its impact on future strategy and products. 

    Speaker:

    Ron Howard

    Head of Electric Grid Ecosystem

    Stevenson A/B
  • 10:00 AM -10:15 AM

    Break

    Speaker:
  • 10:15 AM -11:00 AM

    Cyber Security

    Speaker:

    Craig Reeds

    Senior Cyber Security Consultant

    Stevenson A/B
  • 11:00 AM -12:00 PM

    Customer Presentation, Madison Gas & Electric

    Speaker:

    Mark Wieres

    Madison Gas & Electric

    Stevenson A/B
  • 12:00 PM -1:30 PM

    Lunch

    Speaker:
    Restaurant
  • 1:30 PM -3:30 PM

    Parallel Tracks

    Cascade

    • Roadmap

    Location: Stevenson A/B

    Synergi Electric

    • What's new in Synergi Electric
    Location: Adams
    Speaker:
  • 4:00 PM -5:30 PM

    Vendor Showcase and Reception

    Customer, Partner, LOAD, Synergi Electric, Vendor showcase and reception

    Speaker:
    Cascade Locks Ballroom
  • 6:00 PM -11:00 PM

    Hospitality Suite

    Speaker:
    Hood River Suite

Day 3 - Tuesday 11 September

  • Orario
    Argomento
    Location
  • 7:00 AM -8:00 AM

    Breakfast

    Cascade: Restaurant

    Synergi Electric: Conference Center Lobby 

    Restaurant
  • 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

    Parallel Tracks

    Cascade Track 

    08:00 AM - Group A - Presentation - DeltaX 
                     Group B - Hands on Cascade Insight, Collaboration Cascade 

    09:00 AM - Group A - Presentation - Video Tutorials  
                     Group B - Hands-on Cascade Inspector 

    10:00 AM - Break  

    10:15 AM - Group A - Hands on Cascade Insight, Collaboration Cascade 
                     Group B - Presentation - DeltaX 

    11:00 AM - Group A -   Hands-on Cascade Inspector
                     Group B -  Presentation - Video Tutorials

    Location: Stevenson A/B


    Synergi Electric Track

    08:00 AM - Running an interconnection study 

    09:00 AM - SDGE Presentation 09:30

    09:30 AM - DNV GL PV Studies

    10:00 AM - Break 

    10:15 AM - PNNL - HELICS & co-simulation  

    11:05 AM - Consultant roundtable

    Location: Adams

  • 12:00 PM -1:30 PM

    Lunch

    Restaurant
  • 1:30 PM -4:00 PM

    Parallel Tracks

    Cascade Track

    1:30 PM - Customer Presentation, American Transmission Company   

    2:15 PM - Digital Transformation: Micro Services Architecture 

    3:00 PM - Break 

    3:15 PM - Data Quality 

    Location: Stevenson A/B


    Synergi Electric Track

    1:30 PM - Automating Synergi at SMUD 

    2:15 PM - Lab - Running time-of-day studies

    3:00 PM - Break  

    3:15 PM - Lab - Set-up and run PV study

    Location: Cascade Locks Ballroom

  • 6:00 PM -9:00 PM

    Reception, Dinner and Tour hosted by DNV GL

    Dinner hosted by DNV GL! Have some dinner and dessert, then enjoy a tour of Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center with colleagues.

    Interpretive Center
  • 9:00 PM -11:00 PM

    Hospitality Suite

    Hood River Suite

Day 4 - Wednesday 12 September

  • Orario
    Argomento
    Location
  • 7:00 AM -8:00 AM

    Breakfast

    Cascade: Restaurant

    Synergi Electric: Conference Center Lobby 

  • 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

    Parallel Tracks

    Cascade Track

    08:00 AM - Group A - Hands-on Foresight
                     Group B - PowerBase Interface presentation 

    09:00 AM - Group A - PowerBase Interface presentation 
                     Group B - Hands-on Foresight 

    10:00 AM - Break  

    10:15 AM - Customer Presentation - NB Power

    11:15 AM - Tips & Tricks

    Location: Stevenson A/B


    Synergi Electric Track

    08:00 AM - Volt/var & loss studies at Alliant 

    10:00 AM - Break

    10:15 AM - Dashboards, insight & EA automation 

    11:15 AM - Customer profiles from AMI at Idaho Power

    Location: Adams

  • 12:00 PM -1:30 PM

    Lunch

    Restaurant
  • 1:30 PM -3:15 PM

    Parallel Tracks

    Cascade Track 

    1:30 PM - Customer panel - Judging Maintenance Program Effectiveness   

    2:15 PM - Customer presentation by FirstEnergy 

    Location: Stevenson A

    Synergi Electric Track 

    1:30 PM - Load profile developments and best practice  

    2:15 PM - Power Clerk and PV data - Clean Power Rese

    Location: Adams

  • 3:00 -3:15

    Coffee Break

    Conference Center Lobby
  • 3:15 PM -5:00 PM

    Scheduled Time with DNV GL Staff

  • 6:00 PM -11:00 PM

    Hospitality Suite

    Hood River Suite

Day 5 - Thursday 13 September

  • Orario
    Argomento
    Speaker
    Location
  • 7:00 AM -8:00 AM

    Breakfast

    Cascade: Restaurant

    Synergi Electric: Conference Center Lobby

    Speaker:
  • 8:00 AM -10:15 AM

    Parallel Tracks

    Cascade Track 

    8:00 AM - Cascade 4.x Customer Collaboration 

    9:00 AM - Cascade - Delivery  

    Location: Stevenson A/B


    Synergi Electric Track

    8:00 AM - Workshop #1: A deep technical look at Synergi 

    9:00 AM - Workshop #2: Making the best use of Synergi 

    Location: Adams

    Speaker:
  • 10:00 -10:15

    Coffee Break

    Speaker:
    Conference Center Lobby
  • 10:15 AM -11:00 AM

    Electric Grid (EGRP) User Seminar Wrap-up

    Closing of seminar, Q&A, announcing the 2019 dates!

    Speaker:

    Ron Howard

    Stevenson A/B