1:30  -  4:00

October 24, 2018

Grand Cypress I

PC5: Analytics and the Fight for Resilience

Session Category :  Pre-Conference Utilities Workshop 

Extreme weather, wild fires, earthquakes, cyber attacks, terror threats; elevated external threats are driving new thinking and approaches to grid reliability. Join your peers for a workshop exploring analytics as a critical tool in the fight for resilience.

Led by Tim Paydos, IBM VP of Government Industry Solutions and emergency management leader, hear the latest thought leadership in cross agency emergency management strategies. Learn how an effective data sharing program is critical to situational awareness in an emergency scenario from Texas A&M, in collaboration with Bluebonnet and IBM. Then, dive into topics ranging from disaster readiness, vegetation management and weather driven outage prediction to mutual assistance, cross agency collaboration and customer communications.