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Panel Sessions

The ESMOL Committee identified a top 10 list of topics that attendees want to learn more about. Each one will be represented in the Panel Sessions portion of the conference. We are committed to meeting the educational needs of our registrants.

  1. Fire Preparedness
  2. Physical Security Of The Grid And Substation
  3. Underground Monitoring
  4. Towers And Foundations, Latest Issues, Lessons Learned
  5. Increasing Grid Resilience
  6. Experience With Preparation For And Grid Recovery After Extreme Weather Events
  7. Alternatives To Climbing T-Line Structures
  8. Taking Technologies And Innovations To The Field
  9. Worker Protection From Electric & Magnetic Fields and Arc Flash
  10. Substation Innovations

Confirmed Panel Sessions – schedule and speakers coming soon!

  • FIRE PREPAREDNESS
  • INCREASING CAPACITY ON EXISTING RIGHT-OF-WAY
  • ENGINEERING DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR MAINTENANCE
  • LIVE LINE MAINTENANCE ON DC
  • PHYSICAL SECURITY OF THE GRID AND SUBSTATION
  • MAD – How to apply and how to reduce
  • GROUNDING FOR PERSONAL PROTECTION
  • UNDERGROUND MONITORING TOWERS AND FOUNDATIONS, LATEST ISSUES, LESSONS LEARNED
  • EXPERIENCE WITH PREPARATION FOR AND GRID RECOVERY AFTER EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS
  • WILDLIFE AND AVIAN IMPACTS MAINTENANCE
  • CONSIDERATIONS IN HVDC, EHV & UHV AND COMPACT AC LINES
  • ALTERNATIVES TO CLIMBING T-LINE STRUCTURES
  • WHERE WE ARE WITH WORLD WIDE LIVE LINE WORKING
  • SAFETY CULTURE – PURSUING ZERO HARM
  • TAKING TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIONS TO THE FIELD
  • INSULATOR CLEANING, INSULATOR COATINGS, AND SENSORS
  • WORKER PROTECTION FROM FIELDS (RF, EMF, ARC FLASH)
  • SUBSTATION TOPICS