DNV GL

2018 Electric Grid user seminar

Electric grid ecosystem

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

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.


Continue to check back for updates!

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.


Continue to check back for updates!

Agenda

Agenda - Electric Grid user seminar

Day 1

Day 1 - Sunday 09 September

 

Registration

Lugar

Conference Center Lobby

Parallel Tracks

Cascade 

  • Introduction Tutorial

Location: Baker

Synergi Electric

  • DER
  • Time of day
  • Hosting capacity
Location: TBA

Welcome Reception

Lugar

Cascade Locks Lawn

Welcome Dinner

Lugar

Cascade Locks Ballroom

Hospitality Suite

Lugar

Hood River Suite

Day 2

Day 2 - Monday 10 September

 

Breakfast

Lugar

Resturant

Welcome and Introductions

General Session

Lugar

Stevenson A/B

Industry Keynote Speaker

External keynote speaker

Ponente

Richard Brown

Industry Expert

Lugar

Stevenson A/B

Digital Transformation

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

Ponente

Ron Howard

Head of Electric Grid Ecosystem

Lugar

Stevenson A/B

Break

Cyber Security

Ponente

Craig Reeds

Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Lugar

Stevenson A/B

Customer Presentation, Madison Gas & Electric

Ponente

Mark Wieres

Madison Gas & Electric

Lugar

Stevenson A/B

Lunch

Lugar

Restaurant

Parallel Tracks

Cascade

  • Roadmap

Location: Stevenson A/B

Synergi Electric

  • What's new in Synergi Electric
Location: Adams

Vendor Showcase and Reception

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

Lugar

Cascade Locks Ballroom

Hospitality Suite

Lugar

Hood River Suite

Day 3

Day 3 - Tuesday 11 September

 

Breakfast

Cascade: Restaurant

Synergi Electric: Conference Center Lobby 

Lugar

Restaurant

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

Lunch

Lugar

Restaurant

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

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.

Lugar

Interpretive Center

Hospitality Suite

Lugar

Hood River Suite

Day 4

Day 4 - Wednesday 12 September

 

Breakfast

Cascade: Restaurant

Synergi Electric: Conference Center Lobby 

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

Lunch

Lugar

Restaurant

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

Coffee Break

Lugar

Conference Center Lobby

Scheduled Time with DNV GL Staff

Hospitality Suite

Lugar

Hood River Suite

Day 5

Day 5 - Thursday 13 September

 

Breakfast

Cascade: Restaurant

Synergi Electric: Conference Center Lobby

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

Coffee Break

Lugar

Conference Center Lobby

Electric Grid (EGRP) User Seminar Wrap-up

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

Ponente

Ron Howard

Lugar

Stevenson A/B