Engineering & Operation, Accounting, Customer Billing & Finance
Annual Conference & Trade Show
and Board of Directors Meeting
2016 Conference Agenda
Substation Section
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Presiding:  Section Chairman, Clay Adams, Director, Project Management & Construction – Entergy Services, Inc
7:00 a.m. Group Continental Breakfast sponsored by
8:00 a.m. Welcome, Introductions and Safety Moment
Clay Adams
8:15 a.m.

Configuration Management As-Built
Meagan LeDoux, Engineer, Configuration & Document Management – Entergy Services

8:45 a.m.

Arrestor Failures
Jim Houston, Chief Engineer – Southern Company Services

9:30 a.m. Beverage Break - sponsored by
9:45 a.m. Industry Excellence Award Presentation ~ Substation Category
Putnam 500-230kV Injection, Necessity - The Mother of Innovation & Achievement          
William P. “Bud” Pflug, PE, Stations Engineering Manager
David: K. Weda, PE , Manager – Transmission Engineering
Stephen M. Harty, PE, PMP, Lead Project Manager
Florida Power & Light
10:30 a.m.

Q/A for Design and Construction Activities Panel
John Sinclair, Senior Engineer T&S Maintenance – PPL Electric Utilities
Butch Cunningham, Technical Consultant, Substation Operations Support – Dominion

11:30 a.m. Luncheon sponsored by T&D Solutions (inside Tradeshow)
1:00 p.m.

Geo-Fence Substation Entry
Glenn Wilson, Transmission Data Management & Technology Supervisor – Alabama Power

1:45 p.m.

Functional Equipment Group Maintenance Cycles                                                          
Jonathan Barr, Work Control Coordinator, Transmission & Substations – PECO Energy

2:15 p.m.

RIP / RIS Bushings
Mike Lamb, Manager-Electric Transmission Operational Engineering Support – Dominion

2:45 p.m. Refreshment break sponsored by
3:00 p.m.

Knowledge Retention and Training
Jerrod Idleman, Sr. Substation Training Specialist – Oklahoma Gas & Electric

3:30 p.m.

Ground Grid Testing
John Sinclair, Senior Engineer T&S Maintenance – PPL Electric Utilities
Butch Cunningham, Technical Consultant, Substation Operations Support – Dominion

4:30 p.m. Adjourn
Friday, July 1, 2016

Presiding:  Section Chairman, Clay Adams, Director, Project Management & Construction – Entergy Services, Inc.

7:00 a.m. Group Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Call to Order and Safety Moment
Clay Adams, Entergy
8:10 a.m.

LiDAR Substation Design
David Koepnick, Manager, Transmission Substation Engineering – Duke Energy

9:00 a.m.

CCVT Voltage Excursion, Safety
Rich Schneider, Substation Maintenance Support Supervisor – Alabama Power

9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. Trouble Session - (closed session - utility personnel only)
11:00 a.m. Adjourn

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