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Accenture At Distributech 2017

January 31 – February 2, 2017 San Diego, California

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Tuesday January 31

Maintaining integrated Volt/VAR control (IVVC) program benefits in a maturing deployment

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Distribution automation and voltage control session.
Mario Velazquez will present from OG&E. Cristi Killian from OG&E is a co-author with William Conn and Mauro Ibarra from Accenture. Room 32AB

Getting to go-live: Avoiding delays in your OMS project

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Lessons learned from three large-scale ADMS/OMS projects session.
Isaac Brickett will present from Avangrid. James Cole from Avangrid is a co-author with Priyam Chakravarty and Kent Crnokrak from Accenture. Room 30E

Building a plug and play grid for the 21st century

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Panel session.
Caroline Choi, Jeff Gooding and Eric Takayesu from Southern California Edison will participate on a panel moderated by Jim Mazurek from Accenture. Room 29AB

Optimizing custom reports to enhance utility interoperability

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Innovative communications solutions driving change - Good things in small packages session.
Steve Lightfoot will present from Seattle City Light. Jamie Howard from Accenture is a co-author. Room 25B

Intelligent microgrids – opportunities and challenges

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Microgrid case studies from the utility perspective.
Jacob Tetlow from Arizona Public Service will present. Rafael Ochoa from Accenture is a co-author. Room 28E

Wednesday February 1

Intelligent grid communication network strategy development to project execution – serial to IP transformation

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Dealing with evolving communications strategies beyond legacy.
John Hughes, Brian Hartman, Keith Hock and Jeff Hackman will present from Ameren. Kiran Akkineni from Accenture is a co-author. Room 25B

Applying smart meter data to enable customer analytics and smart energy services

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Analytics for customer engagement and innovation session.
Feltrin Davis will present from Exelon. Matt Peterson from Accenture is a co-author. Room 30AB

Streamlined SCADA points verification methodology

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Dealing with evolving communications strategies beyond legacy.
Jeffrey Meier will present from Seattle City Light. William Hardie Jr. from Accenture is a co-author. Room 25B

ADMS integration challenges – a different approach to modeling substations

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Improving data quality leveraging spatial technology.
Ted Criscuolo Jr. will present from Avangrid. George Porto, Jr. from The United Illuminating Company (UI) and Charles Eves from Avangrid are co-authors with Brett Hauf from Accenture. Room 24A

Thursday February 2

Bringing Windows 10 Mobile Solutions to field crews for construction and maintenance work at Duke Energy

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Utilitymon GO: Choosing the Right Field Device for the Right Job.
Justin Teckenbrock will present from Duke Energy. Charlene Baker from Duke is a co-author with Robin Dicker from Accenture. Room 24B

Damage assessment: The secret sauce for an accurate and achievable storm restoration

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Successful storm management.
George Porto, Jr. will present from The United Illuminating Company (UI). Michael Doery from Avangrid, Ben Shaub from Erisi and Jessica Bloom from Accenture are co-authors. Room 30E

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