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Event Date Tue Oct 26 PDT - Wed Oct 27 PDT (in 5 days)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Oct 26 1:00pm - Wed Oct 27 9:40pm
Location Online
Region Americas
Details

The overarching theme of the 5th Annual CEATI Asset Management Conference is “Confronting Present and Future Risk and Challenges.” Asset management is based upon consistent organizational processes enabling an organization to make the right investment decisions to realize value while managing risk and opportunity. For many utilities, the pandemic has highlighted the need for asset management to support changes in investment planning in order to manage risk, as well as the need to prepare for the future. Other challenges – such as climate change, alternate technology development, and alternative industry paradigms – loom on the horizon, in the face of the growing investment requirements for aging utility assets. Not only will asset condition be stressed, but so will the larger organizational response. Utilities must utilize asset
management to confront changes in risk due to these challenges, ensure they continue to realize value from their assets, and make the right investment decisions.

The conference will focus on utility experiences, showing how asset management response can be shifted from reactive to leading edge. The conference will bring together Executives, subject matter experts, and Asset Management Professionals from generation, transmission, and distribution to discuss asset management programs and industry progress. The conference format is designed to guide utilities in the right direction, with the right tools, support, and guidance of their peers and industry. Presentations and themes were selected to help those just starting out, as well as those well along the road and looking for the best ways to improve their performance and readiness for current – and future – risk.

Themes
1. Asset Management Response to Change
2. Technology and Asset Management
3. Risk
4. Measuring the Success of Asset Management
5. The Greatest Challenges in Asset Management

Who Should Attend?
• Electric Utilities (Generation, Transmission, Distribution) and Dam Owners
• Government Personnel
• Consultants, Service Providers, and Contractors
• Equipment Manufacturers and Vendors
• Research Facilities and Laboratories
• Academics

Speakers

2021 Speakers

Lizzie Smith
CEATI International

Alexandra Sammons
CEATI International

Marco Braun
Ouranos Inc.

Maura Gillin
Chelan County Public Utility District

Ruth Wallsgrove
AMCL & Lou Cripps, RTD Denver

Kevin Carman
Woodhouse Partnership

Yury Tsimberg
Kinectrics & Paul Egers, New Brunswick Power

Paul Egers
New Brunswick Power Corporation

Russ Stothers
Copperleaf & Gary Wicentowich, TransAlta

Alan Snook
Grid20/20 & Kerstan Wong, Hawaiian Electric Company

EA Technology
Scio Asset Management & Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Phillip Cantarinha
Yuba Water Agency

Paul Carter
Copperleaf & Brandon Blevins, TVA

Andrew West
Subnet Solutions & Santitos Garcia, ENEL Distribucion Peru

Paul Kerry
ENMAX Corporation

Manpreet Gill
Aon

Scott Anschell
HDR & Gordon Ashby, BPA

Sita Egan
United States Bureau of Reclamation

Suzane Greeman
Greeman Asset Management Solutions &

Iqbal Singh Biln
St Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation

Christian Junge-Filipek
WSP & Jacob Gates, NYPA AMCL Toronto Hydro, Columbia Power, & Manitoba Hydro

Jakub Gara
Hatch

Kevin Whitehead
Elexicon Energy Inc & Kurtis Martin-Sturmey METSCO, BPA GRDA, Kinetrics & New Brunswick Power

Jacob Gates
New York Power Authority

Boudewijn Neijens
Institute of Asset Management

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• SAP
• Greeman Asset Management Solutions
• Copperleaf
• Spida Software
• Dynamic Ratings
• Hatch
• WSP
• LiveEO
• Delta-X