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The Grid Forward community is active across a wide range of objectives, topics, activities… and events. The events calendar below is a curated collection of the events we see that have the most interest and participation among the grid modernization organizations in our region. If you know an event we should be featuring, please send a note to David Smith.
Women in Public Power is a learning conference that provides developmental opportunities for women in five critical areas of success: knowing yourself, creating connections, managing communications, building confidence and strengthening resilience. This year, the Women in Public Power is a learning conference that provides developmental opportunities for women in five critical areas of success: knowing yourself, creating connections, managing communications, building confidence and strengthening resilience. This year, the assessment tool is the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI).assessment tool is the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict…Find out more »
Clean Energy is the future and at the second annual Clean Energy Executive Summit c-suite leaders from the wind industry and across renewable energy sectors will gather to plan that future. With a focus on demand-driving policy, modernized market rules, cost saving innovations, and how we must work together, this one-of-a-kind event is step one in further advancing the clean energy boom. An outgrowth of the ever popular AWEA Fall Symposium, the Clean Energy Executive Summit retains the valuable senior…Find out more »
The 2019 CyberCon Power & Utilities Cybersecurity Conference is a comprehensive, must-attend event connecting executives and decision-makers in the power and utility industry to cybersecurity experts and industry-specific solutions. By attending Cybercon, utility executives, including CEOs, COOs, CISOs, CSOs and other senior decision-makers, will experience unparalleled access to proven strategies and technologies to safeguard their assets and the United States power grid.Find out more »
Presented jointly by the CleanTech Alliance and the Northwest Environmental Business Council, this unique event connects policy with practice and addresses the industry’s current challenges and future opportunities. In 2019, join us in exploring the nexus of energy, climate change, and the region’s economy with more than 400 industry leaders and policymakers from across the Northwest. The Energy Leadership Summit will provide an unmatched forum for learning, networking, and business development in the Northwest.Find out more »
This fall’s conference will feature keynote speaker Alison Silverstein, energy system expert and principal author of the 2018 Department of Energy study that found the retirements of coal-fired and nuclear power plants are not compromising the resilience and reliability of the electric grid. Leaders from some of the Northwest’s largest utilities will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the Bonneville Power Administration. Expert panelists will explore a new vision for the Northwest electric system in which the integration of emerging customer-side…Find out more »
gridCONNEXT convenes world-class experts to explore and unleash market innovations enabling the transition to a modern 21st century grid. With the rapid adoption of cost-competitive clean energy, energy storage, and electrified transportation – along with new business and regulatory models supporting resiliency, zero-carbon resources, and customer choice – this event offers an unprecedented opportunity to connect with key stakeholders and explore what’s next in the utility sector.Find out more »
The profound threat and costs of fire within our region continues to grow. We are witnessing escalating wildland fire behavior; increasing risks to utility crews and responders; significant loss of homes and property; dramatic growth in suppression costs; rising post-fire impacts; and continued injuries and loss of lives. With public power being thrust into the spotlight, those within the utility sector must act now to avert future disasters and stem the fiery tide. This conference will provide a forum unlike…Find out more »
DISTRIBUTECH International is the leading annual transmission and distribution event that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home. The conference and exhibition offer information, products and services related to electricity delivery automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, communications technologies, cyber security, water utility technology and more.Find out more »
Intersolar North America is the premier solar event that connects innovators and decision makers in the solar + energy storage industry. With a dynamic exhibition floor and robust conference program, Intersolar North America provides business-to-business professionals a platform to advance business, expand education, and drive networking.Find out more »
The Northwest Hydroelectric Association is pleased to invite members and guests to join us at the 2020 Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Seattle, WA. This year's program takes a deep dive into subjects that are important to the hydropower industry in the Northwest. The board selected the theme to be #NWHYDRO as we talk about how we communicate around hydro, what the next generation of hydro looks like, how the industry is handling cybersecurity/connectivity, and how to…Find out more »