Transmission Conference

Online

CEATI’s 2022 Annual Transmission Conference: Climate Change Adaptation and Grid Resiliency will focus on utility best practices, tools, and technologies to improve resiliency, planning, and preparation to mitigate the impacts of climate change. This conference will provide attendees with a better understanding of climate change developments and their impact on the electric power industry.

Event Sponsors
Platinum, Gold & Silver Exhibitors

Supporting Industry Partners

Welcome/Plenary

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Track Sponsors

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This conference is an industry open event, with registration open to:

  • Electric Utilities
  • Consultants
  • Equipment Vendors
  • Research Facilities and Laboratories
  • Academics

Before registering, check the list below to see if your company is a participant. You might be entitled to tickets at no additional charge if eligible.

Discounted tickets are also available for anyone planning to send more than 3 employees from their company. Contact us at conferences@ceati.com for details!

Participants

Alberta Electricity System Operator

AltaLink

American Electric Power

American Transmission Company

Arizona Public Service Company

ATCO Electric

Avista Corporation

Bonneville Power Administration

California Department of Water Resources

Central Hudson Gas and Electric

Chubu Electric Power

Con Edison

Duke Energy

Electricity Supply Board

ELES

ENMAX Power Corporation

EPCOR

Eugene Water and Electric Board

Exelon

FirstEnergy Corporation

Florida Power and Light

FortisBC Inc.

Hetch Hetchy Water and Power

Hydro One Networks

Hydro Ottawa

Israel Electric Corporation

Long Island Power Authority

LS Power

Manitoba Hydro

Nalcor Energy

Nashville Electric

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

New Brunswick Power

New York Power Authority

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro

Newfoundland Power

Nova Scotia Power

Ontario Power Generation

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Portland General Electric

Powerlink Queensland

PPL Electric Utilities

Public Service Electric and Gas Company

Red Electrica de Espana

RTE - France

Salt River Project

San Diego Gas and Electric Company

Saskatoon Light & Power

Seattle City Light

Southern California Edison

Southern Company

TEPCO

TNB Research Sdn Bhd

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited

TransGrid

Transpower New Zealand

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Uganda Electricity Generation Company

Western Area Power Administration


Call For Abstracts

Transmission Conference: Climate Change Adaptation and Grid Resiliency

We are pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for the CEATI’s 2022 Transmission Conference that will focus on best practices for climate change adaptation in transmission and distribution and grid resiliency. Experts are invited to submit presentation abstracts on one or more of the themes described below.

Important - Abstracts are due by 4:00 pm ET on May 17, 2022. Notifications of acceptance will be provided no later than July 12, 2022. Abstracts shall be evaluated based on their applicability to the subject matter and their technical merits. Proponents are encouraged to emphasize work conducted for their electric utility clients.

Event Overview:

CEATI’s Annual Transmission Conference will focus on utility best practices, tools, and technologies to improve resiliency, planning, and preparation to mitigate the impacts of climate change. This conference will provide attendees with a better understanding of climate change developments and their impact on the electric power industry. Key issues and challenges will be identified, as well as opportunities to enable climate adaptation and grid resiliency that are relevant to the following CEATI interest groups:

Overhead Transmission Design | Overhead Transmission Equipment | Transmission Underground Cables | Grounding and Lightning | Vegetation Management | Station Equipment | Transmission Planning and Operations

1)    Impact of Climate Change on Power Systems

·       Reliability

·       Resiliency

·       Operations

·       Safety

·       T&D asset assessment (overhead and underground)

 

2)    Planning and Preparation for Extreme Climate Events

·       Environment monitoring

·       Risk assessment

·       Cost-effective long-term planning

·       Power system modelling

·       Design loading against expected climate change

 

3)    Mitigation and Emergency Restoration Preparedness

·       Power system hardening and maintenance(overhead and underground)

·       Operations during and after extreme climate events

·       Strategies and emergency response to extreme climate events (severe storms, flooding, extreme temperatures)

 

4)    Regulatory Impacts and Standards

·       Establishing a common storm hardening vision with regulatory authorities

·       Standards and guidelines for system equipment and operations

·       International regulatory framework to prepare for climate change compliance

·       Environmental and social governance

·       Regulatory and legislative challenges

 

5)    Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation

·       Climate change impact on wildfires

·       Guidelines and best practices for wildfire prevention and mitigation

·       Reducing utility ignitions and impacts

·       Power system and underground infrastructure design and maintenance  

·       Vegetation management

Presenter Guidelines

PRESENTER TIMELINE

Important Dates:

  • Abstracts due: 17 May 2022
  • Presenter award/regret notifications: 12 July 2022
  • Presenter acceptance of opportunity due: 5 September 2022
  • Deadline for draft presentations: 20 September 2022
  • Deadline for final presentations: 25 October 2022

PRESENTER GUIDELINES

Presentations should adhere to the guidelines set forth by CEATI International:

  • PowerPoint slides should be 16:9 ratio
  • Presenters must submit slides in PowerPoint format (.pptx/ .ppt) with a maximum of 25 slides
  • Presenters must submit pre-recorded presentation in mp4 format
  • Presentations will be distributed to attendees in PDF form
  • Presentation time will be 35 minutes followed by 10 minutes for Q&A (45 minutes in total)
  • All presenters must register for the event and submit headshot and short biography (2-3 sentences)

Subsequent to submission, presenters may continue to revise presentations but must submit their revised files on flash drive at a minimum of one (1) day in advance of their scheduled presentation time.

When you participate in a CEATI event, be it as an attendee, exhibitor, presenter, speaker, moderator or in any other capacity whatsoever, you will be participating in an event where photography, as well as video and audio recording is likely to occur.

By participating in the CEATI event, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or for any other purpose(s) that CEATI deems fit to use. You release CEATI, its officers, directors, employees and consultants, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, distribution, or publication of photographs, computer images, video and/or audio recordings.

By entering the event platform, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by or on behalf of CEATI or the person or entity designated to do so by CEATI.

In addition, the event will be monitored for unauthorized recording. By attending the CEATI event or accessing the event platform, you agree not to record or digitize any parts of the presentation, without CEATI’s express written consent.

You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before participating in the CEATI event.

Sponsorship & Exhibitor

Why Exhibit & Sponsor?

  • Network with utilities, manufacturers, service  providers, consultants, and world-renowned technical experts
  • Engage with key decision makers in the  industry
  • Gain targeted exposure to potential clients
  • Meet face-to-face with end-users of your  company’s products and services
  • Strengthen (or establish) your brand
  • Maintain a competitive edge
  • Expand your industry contacts

 

Exhibition & Sponsorship Prospectus

Benefits can include:

  • Two all-access passes
  • Recognition acknowledging your support during the event
  • Inclusion of your logo and click-through link on conference website
  • Inclusion of your logo in the Event Guide
  • And much more! For more information or to indicate interest, please contact conferences@ceati.com.

The Exhibition, including all breaks and meals, will be taking place in the Grand Ballroom. This set-up provides a captive audience to showcase your company’s products and services, allowing for more face-to-face time with attendees at the event. For more information, please contact conferences@ceati.com

Booths include:

  • Two all-access passes
  • 10x10ft carpeted space, 6ft table, two chairs

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Professional Development

Professional Development Hours for CEATI Conferences

Did you know that you could be eligible to use your CEATI conference attendance towards professional development hours? A Certificate of Attendance is available to all conference attendees – simply check with your local accreditation body for more details on how to apply it to their requirements.

Young Professionals

The CEATI Young Professionals Group (YPG) is a networking, mentorship, and peer-to-peer support group of inspiring professionals who are new to the electric utility industry. All are welcome, but the target audience is those with less than 10 years of experience in the industry. The YPG networking event on November 14th will provide a focused, industry-open forum for young professionals to network with their peers across the energy sector, discuss common challenges, and share experiences and strategies for positive career growth.

For more details, please contact yp@ceati.com.

Week at a Glance

Location & Accommodations

This event will take place at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, GA. Information regarding accommodations can be found below:


Omni Atlanta at CNN Center
100 CNN Center,
Atlanta, Georgia,
30303, United States

Reserve: Online or 1-404-659-0000

Preferred Rate: $229 USD (plus applicable taxes).

  • To receive the preferred rate, please mention the special convention rate for the CEATI International Meeting. Preferred rate only available until October 7, 2022.


Housing Warning!

Unauthorized Housing Companies Contacting Exhibitors & Attendees. It has come to our attention that unauthorized housing companies have been contacting CEATI International exhibitors and attendees via email and phone and in general, misrepresenting themselves as an official housing vendor for CEATI International. Room registrations should be made directly with the hotel as described above.

We highly caution you from engaging unauthorized companies because if/when issues arise, CEATI International management does not have the ability to provide assistance in solving them.

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