WORKSHOPS AND PANELS

Workshops focus on three specific industry segments and are interactive sessions where attendees can take a deeper dive into topics specific to their area of interest. Advance registration is not required for the workshops. Workshops are open to full-conference attendees only.

WORKSHOPS

Utility
This workshop is all about electrical utilities and is designed for those interested in the use and issues of batteries and chargers. This interactive session will share knowledge and experience amongst moderators and attendees with topics including NERC Standard PRC-005 impacts, NERC Standard PRC-005 requirements vs. IEEE recommendations, new and recently issued/updated IEEE standards, and new technologies. You are encouraged to bring your questions and challenges with DC equipment.

Moderator: Tom Carpenter, Tennessee Valley Authority
Kurt Uhlir, Standby Power System Consultants, Inc. a division of HM Cragg Co. Jeff Gruseck, Duke Energy Corp

UPS
Coming soon

Moderator: Dan Lambert, ZincFive
Panel: Mike DeCarli, John Polenz, Vertiv

Telecom
Coming soon

Panel: Ernie Gallo, Ericsson Inc. Dan McMenamin, Dan McMenamin and Associates, Inc.



PANEL SESSIONS

Lithium Ion Chemistries
Coming soon

Moderator: Jim McDowall, Saft America, Inc.
Panel: Sabhas Chalisani, Mike Nispel, Philadelphia Scientific Curtis Ashton, American Power Systems (an EastPenn DC services subsidiary)

Safety Standards and Codes
Coming soon

Moderator: Bill Cantor, TPI
Panel: Jeff Betz, Laurie Florence, UL, LLC Randy Schubert , Ericsson Inc. Curtis Ashton, American Power Systems (an EastPenn DC services subsidiary) Jay Taylor, Jim Houston,

Battery Maintenance – What is really important?
Coming soon

Moderator: Kurt Uhlir, Standby Power System Consultants, Inc. a division of HM Cragg Co.
Panel: Lesley Varga, Quality Standby Services, LLC