Mar

21-22

Operations Business Strategies – Electric (Mar 21-22)

Designed for electric utility executives, participants engage in best practice roundtables to address electric distribution system and substation reliability and safety. Members share benchmarking and performance study results spanning safety, workforce management, infrastructure improvements and overall performance excellence. The small size of this program provides a unique environment for collaborative thinking, open discourse and building long-term relationships.

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General Details

  • Program Chair(s)
  • Dan Koch, Puget Sound Energy

    • Program Location
    • Kimpton Canary Hotel
    • 31 West Carrillo Street
      Santa Barbara, California 93101
    • Who Should Attend
    • Participation is restricted to senior leaders of WEI energy member companies. This strategic forum is designed for vice presidents, directors of electric operations and general managers responsible for maintaining system reliability. 

  • Registration Options
  • Member: $699 USD

    Registration fee increases $100 after February 27, 2018. Registration includes comprehensive meeting materials and all food events. Guest tickets are available for $150 and allow a personal guest (a spouse or partner who does not work in the energy industry) to accompany a registered attendee at the event.

  • General Cancellation Policy
  • Due to contractual obligations, cancellations received 15 business days prior to the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 6 to 14 business days prior to the event will receive a refund, less a $100 administrative fee. No shows and last minute cancellations, 5 business days prior to the event or less, will be responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions from your organization for the same event are always welcome.
  • Participation Policy
  • Western Energy Institute programs and events are open to energy companies (including gas production and electric generation, gas and electric transmission and gas and electric distribution utilities). Select programs and events are open to energy industry product and service suppliers. Programs and events are closed to all media representatives and to the general public.

Agenda

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Registration

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Welcome and Introductions

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Current Challenges and Opportunities Roundtable

What challenges and successes are at the forefront of Operations for your company?

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Break

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentations and Roundtable Discussion

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception and Dinner

Thursday, March 22, 2018

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentations and Roundtable Discussion

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Presentations and Roundtable Discussion

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentations and Roundtable Discussion

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Break

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Presentations and Roundtable Discussion

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Brainstorm Topics for Fall Meeting

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reception (dinner on your own)

Hotel + Travel

  • Kimpton Canary Hotel
  • 31 West Carrillo Street
  • Santa Barbara, California 93101
  • Phone: (805) 884-0300
  • Reservation Instructions
  • Please use the reservation link below or contact the hotel directly at (866) 999-5401 to reserve your room. Identify yourself as being with Western Energy Institute to receive a special rate of $269 USD/night. This rate is guaranteed until February 27, 2018 or until the WEI room block is full.


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