SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, MAY 14th 2019

7:30 – 8:50:        Registration

8:50 – 9:00:        Opening Keynote  

9:00 – 9:30:        EPA's Regulatory Updates

9:30 – 10:00:      Flexibility and the Changing Mission Profile for the Gas Fleet

10:00 – 10:30:   Gas infrastructure Challenges and Opportunities

10:30 – 11:00:   Networking break 

11:00 – 12:00:   Panel Discussion: Gas Power Generation overview

  • Natural Gas Surpasses Coal as a Generation Fuel

  • Assessing how the power generation industry can work together to fill the capacity gap

  • Understand how the forecasted natural gas power generation boom will translate into project development across the US

  • Risks associated with Natural gas generation

  • Fuel Mix and pricing outlook

  • Natural Gas Storage

 

12:00 – 12:30:   Fuel Planning Considerations given Growth in Gas Generation and                                  Renewables

12:30 – 13:30:   Networking lunch

13:30 – 14:00:   Understanding Natural Gas Flow Changes Driven by Power                                              Generation & Regional Supply

14:00 – 14:30:   Existing and Future Generation Resources

14:30 – 15:00:  Best Practices for Utilities to Optimize Production and Manage Costs                              at Plant Level

 

15:00 – 15:30:   Refreshments and Networking Break

15:30 – 16:00:   MISO’s overview on Gas Power Generation

16:00 – 16:30:   Environmental Crisis Management - Donald Bluedorn, Shareholder,                                 Babst Calland

16:30 – 17:00:   Gas Production for the Foreseeable Future and Pipeline                                                     Infrastructure to Reach Markets

 

17:00 – 18:00:   Drinks Reception

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15th 2019

7:30 – 8:50:        Registration

9:00 – 9:30:        Generation perspective - Planning Efforts and Consideration


9:30 – 10:00:      Advanced combustion turbines – Balance of Plant Integration

10:00 – 10:30:   Predictive Maintenance Technologies

10:30 – 11:00:   Networking break 

11:00 – 12:00:   Panel Discussion: Issues Associated with O&M and Achieving                                           Operational Excellence

  • Increased Load Flexibility

  • Proactive rather than reactive maintenance

  • Lower Maintenance Costs

  • Peak Load Turbine Maintenance

  • Lowest Total Life-cycle Cost

  • Latest Combined Cycle Designs – Flexibility and Lower Insulation costs

 

11:30 – 12:00:   Maintaining Reliability, Resource Adequacy and Fuel Diversity

 

12:00 – 12:30:   Operational Flexibility to Manage Wind and Solar Integration

12:30 – 13:30:   Networking lunch

13:30 – 14:00:   Choice of Gas Fired Technologies Available to Integrate with                                            Renewables

 

14:00 – 14:30:   Improvement in Boiler Operation and Performance

14:30 – 15:00:   Smart Monitoring and Diagnostics to Predict Future Outcomes

15:00 – 15:10:   Closing remarks from the Chairman

15:10 – 15:40:   Refreshments and Networking Break

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