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Sessions at the 2015 USMA Educational Conference

Planned Sessions for USMA 2015

Economic Forecast
Team Building Under Demanding Circumstances
Personal Development - Communications and Motivation
Software Service Contracts
EPC Strategies - What works for suppliers and utilities?
The Internet of Things and its impact on your security
Continuous Improvement
EPC - Transmission Line Construction
Inventory Planning & Optimization/Demand Planning
Transmission RTO Rules with EPC Contracting
Risk Management - Substation Security Knowledge Transfer
Physical Security of the Grid
Current and Proposed Legislation
Freight Management
Supplier Diversity - Local Economic Development
The Near Future of the US Grid
Disruptive Change - the New Normal
Capital Spares Program
Storm Logistics - Staging Areas
Safety Programs and Contractors
Warehouse Technology
Seven Deadly Sins of Using a Consultant
Master Data - Who Owns the Data?
Sourcing Analytics
EPA Regulatory Changes
Outsourcing - Right Sourcing
Conflict Management

 

Planned Speakers for USMA 2015

Margaret MorfordMargaret Morford, The HR Edge

Karen Sterling, Sourcing Portfolio Manager/Electric Distribution, PG&EKaren Sterling, Sourcing Portfolio Manager/Electric Distribution, PG&E

Drew Marshall, Primed AssociatesDrew Marshall, Primed Associates

Christopher Horner, Competitive Enterprise InstituteChristopher Horner, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Karen Miller, Senior Sourcing Manager, GE EnergyKaren Miller, Senior Sourcing Manager, GE Energy

David Batz, CISSP, Director Cyber & Infrastructure Security, EEIDavid Batz, CISSP, Director Cyber & Infrastructure Security, EEI

Rob Knabe, Cobalt EquipmentRob Knabe, Cobalt Equipment

Steve Coleman, Director-T&D Sourcing, Pacific Gas & Electric Steve Coleman, Director-T&D Sourcing, Pacific Gas & Electric

All sessions and speakers are subject to change without notice.

   

Event Sponsors

ABBEaton’s Cooper Power SystemsGriffith Consulting LLCHD Supply
Southern CompanySouthwire CompanySandC Electric CompanyWesco Distribution Inc.