Agenda

2017 Preliminary Program

Comet 2017 – Seminars

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – T&D Seminar

10:00 am - 12:00 pmSeminar 1: Distribution; how to integrate renewables (monitoring and modeling)
Pull information from Panel ---> Monitoring and Modelling your Distribution System to Optimize DER
(Distributed Energy Resources) Integration
Presenter –
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmSeminar 2: Data; how to use for breakers
Presenter – Nicola Gariboldi, Qualitrol and ABB Switzerland.
3:30 pm - 8:00 pmCOMET common activity

COMET 2017 – T&D Conference Paper Presentations

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 – Online asset monitoring

7:00 am - 8:00 amBreakfast & Networking -
Plenary Session – Keynote Address
8:00 am - 8:10 amOpening Remarks and Welcome
Prof. Dr. Robert Hebner, Conference Chair,
UT Austin (USA)
8:10 am - 8:45 amKeynote Speaker - Kenneth M. Mercado



A more than 30-year veteran of CenterPoint Energy and predecessorcompanies, Kenny Mercado has financial and operational responsibility of the company’s electric utility.

This consists of a 5,000 square-mile service territory and power delivery to more than 2.3 million homes and businesses in the Houston metropolitan area
9:00 am - 10:15 amPaper Session 1: Return of Investment – the benefit of condition monitoring
11:45 pm - 12:00 pmPaper Session 2: Mechanism of asset failure principles
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmPanel Session 1: Distributed Energy Resources (DER) – The new challenge
2:15 pm - 3:45 pmPaper Session 3: Latest trends in Asset Monitoring
4:00 pm - 5:30 pmCOMET User Group Meeting – Brady Johnson & Kayla Zellers, AEP
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmKeynote 2
Conference Dinner –

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – New analytic tools for online and offline data collection

8:10 am - 8:45 amBreakfast & Networking -
9:00 am - 10:15 amKeynote Speaker - Bernie Cook



Bernie Cook is an Executive Consultant supporting power utilities with implementing new IIOT equipment reliability process and technology solutions to address today’s significant power generation challenges.

He is a retired power utility professional from Duke Energy with over 36 years of experience implementing advanced technologies to support operations and maintenance improvements.
11:45 pm - 12:00 pmPanel Session 2: Latest trends in Asset monitoring
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmPaper Session 4: Enterprise Asset Management Systems
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLunch
2:15 pm - 3:45 pmPanel Session 3: Analytics – What to do with that data?
4:00 pm - 5:30 pmPaper Session 5: Learning from Failures – Utility Experiences

Remarks:

Paper sessions:

  • Each paper 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation/ 5 min Q&A)
  • At the end of the session 15 minutes general Q&A for the topic
  • 15 papers in total

Paper sessions:

  • Panel moderator
  • 3 to 4 panellists (max. 5 minutes’ short self-introduction each)
  • Some questions prepared
  • 9 to 12 panellists in total

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