48th PLMA Conference

48th PLMA Conference Full Monday Agenda

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Stacy Philips, Duke Energy Conference Co-Chair
Stacy Philips

Duke Energy
Mike Mazzola, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Conference Co-Chair
Mike Mazzola

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Yvette Maskrey, Honeywell Smart Energy Conference Co-Chair
Yvette Maskrey

Honeywell Smart Energy
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Full Agenda

Monday, November 6

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7:30 - 9:00 am Shared Evolution Training & Interest Group Breakfast
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

TRAINING: DR to DER Evolution Class

Concurrent Interest Group Activities
Join the PLMA Interest Groups for candid, interactive roundtables among practitioners from utilities, consultancies, and technology providers who are actively engaged in the load management industry. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from and share with your peers successes and challenges in these key areas of interest.
9:00 - 11:00 am

Realizing Tomorrow’s Reliable Grid: Virtual Power Plant Workshop for Utilities
Virtual power plants are a valuable utility resource for advancing key grid objectives including reliability, affordability, and decarbonization. In this interactive workshop, utilities will gain insights from currently deployed VPPs, including implementation challenges and successes experienced by utilities and their VPP vendor partners. Discussions will explore barriers and solutions to both deploying and scaling VPPs, plus available DOE resources, and industry partner support.

Adam Light, Portland General Electric Adam Light
Portland General Electric
Speaker Bio
Jay Oliver, Duke Energy Jay Oliver
Duke Energy
Speaker Bio
Kevin Brehm, Rocky Mountain Institute Kevin Brehm
Rocky Mountain Institute
Speaker Bio
Kirsten Millar, Virtual Peaker Kirsten Millar
Virtual Peaker
Speaker Bio
Joe Bourg, Virtual Peaker Joe Bourg
Olivine Inc.
Speaker Bio
Mary Tobin, Rocky Mountain Institute Mary Tobin
Rocky Mountain Institute
Speaker Bio
Jennifer Downing, DOE Loan Programs Office Jennifer Downing
DOE Loan Programs Office
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm Shared Evolution Training & Interest Group Lunch
12:00 - 2:00 pm

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2:00 - 2:30 pm Shared Evolution Training & Interest Group Break
2:30 - 4:00 pm

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4:00 - 5:00 pm PLMA Monday Meetup
If you've been with us all day in Interest Group sessions or the training class, it's time for a well-deserved break! Come and catch up with friends and colleagues on the day's learnings!
5:00 - 5:45 pm Conference First Timers' Welcome!
If this is your first PLMA Conference, join us for a fun opportunity to meet and get to know some fellow first timers!
5:00 - 6:15 pm Board of Directors Meeting
This twice-annual meeting is for all PLMA Board Members and At-Large Representatives listed at www.peakload.org/Leadership, and will review progress and opportunities from across the organization.
8:00 - 10:00 pm

Welcome Reception at the Mint Museum
Join us for an evening celebration with great networking and delicious food!

Reception Sponsor: Resideo
Solution Expo Sponsors: Itron Resource Innovations
Reception Entertainment Sponsor: OATI