February 17, 2020 – February 20, 2020 all-day
Grand Hyatt Washington
Washington D.C.
$195 to $965
Kathy Heilman

Keynote Speaker: Dave Velazquez, CEO of Pepco Holdings

18 February 2020, 8:30-9:00 AM

Dave VelazquezDave Velazquez has been President and CEO of Pepco Holdings since 2016 and is responsible for leadership of the company’s overall performance associated with service reliability, customer satisfaction, financial management, and regulatory and external affairs. Based in Washington, D.C., Pepco Holdings employs more than 4,600 people, owns more than $21 billion in assets and generates approximately $4.8 billion in annual revenues. Pepco Holdings serves 2 million customers as the parent company of Pepco, an electric utility serving Washington, D.C., and suburban Maryland; Delmarva Power, an electric and gas utility serving Delaware and portions of the Delmarva Peninsula; and Atlantic City Electric, an electric utility serving southern New Jersey. Pepco Holdings is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, one of the nation’s leading energy services companies. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.

Plenary Session 1:
Distribution and Transmission Operations for the Grid of the Future

18 February 2020, 9:00-10:30 AM

Chaired by Ebrahim Vaahedi, Associate Vice President, Open Access Technology International


Plenary Session 2:
Distribution and Transmission Operations for the Grid of the Future Part 2

19 February 2020, 8:00-10:00 AM

Chaired by Charles Hanley

  • Rob Bennett
  • Pat Vincent-Collawn
  • Jean-Paul Watson
  • Paul De Martini


Plenary Session 3:
Success Factors on the Path to the Smart Grid

20 February 2020, 8:00-10:00 AM

Chaired by Veronika Rabl, Past Chair, IEEE-USA Energy Policy Committee and Don Hall, Executive Advisor, Quanta Technology

  • Mark Lauby (Senior Vice President and Chief Engineer, NERC) Invited
  • Sharma Kolluri (Manager, Transmission Planning, Entergy) Invited
  • Michael Pesin (Deputy Assistant Secretary AGR&D, U.S. Department of Energy) Invited
  • David Ortiz (Deputy Director, Office of Electric Reliability, FERC) Invited
  • Damir Novosel (President, Quanta Technology) Invited