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Sessions at the 2016 USMA Educational Conference

USMA 2016 Breakout Schedule

Monday, May 23, 2016 1:00 pm
EPC Strategies Manage Promises – Not People Integrated Demand Planning Risk Management – Substation Physical Security
Entergy Eric Papp Jay Shawver, Lisa Smith & Joshua Martin, Duke Energy Pacific Gas & Electric

Monday, May 23, 2016 2:30 pm
Manage Promises – Not People Investment Recovery Freeing Up Capital through Improved Inventory Management: A Cast Study on Inventory Optimization with Nebraska Public Power District Supplier Diversity
Eric Papp   Bill Belgium, Inventory Control Manager, NPPD  

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:15 am
Drones Energy Storage Regulatory Impact – Buy America and How it is Evolving Sustainability Best practices for Investment Recover

Rick Cutright,
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Mary Barton, Arizona Public Service Russell Wilkenloh, Manager, Asset Recovery & Recycling, Duke Energy

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:30 pm
The Critical Difference Between Managing and Leading IT Challenges Storm Readiness/Logistics Risk Management – Substation Physical Security
Margaret Morford     Pacific Gas & Electric

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:00 pm
Emerging Technologies Economics of “Cut to length” wire and cable Significant Weather Outlook for the Summer Season – Forecasting Serious Weather Events
    Jeff Johnson, Chief Science Officer, Schneider Electric

Schedule is subject to change - last updated January 28, 2016


Speakers for USMA 2016 - Read Speaker Bios »

Mary Matalin James Carville Coach Dale Brown, LSU
Mary Matalin
Presidential Election 2016
James Carville
Presidential Election 2016
Coach Dale Brown
Louisiana State University
Steve Coleman, Director-T&D Sourcing, Pacific Gas & Electric Pat Gorman Tiim Hein
Steve Coleman
Director-T&D Sourcing, Pacific Gas & Electric
Pat Gorman
Director, Sales & Marketing - Utility
Tiim Hein
Director, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
Margaret Morford Morgan Swink Ron White
Margaret Morford
The HR Edge
Morgan Swink
Director, Supply and Value Chain Center
Nelly Business School - TCU
Ron White
One of the World's Top Memory Experts

All sessions and speakers are subject to change without notice.


2016 Event Sponsors

ABBEaton’s Cooper Power SystemsAnixterHubbell
Southern CompanySandC Electric CompanyWesco Distribution Inc.Thomas & Betts