With the value of damages caused by cyber-attacks growing rapidly every year, adopting a new and comprehensive approach to cyber security for utilities is more important than ever. Among essential facilities that feel this pressure, few feel it more than our utilities. Cyber incidents have the potential to bring regional economic growth to a grinding halt, especially when they target the lifeblood of our modern civilizations. With threats becoming more sophisticated and gaining better resources, security professionals must continue to adapt and develop their methods of defense and response to ensure the uninterrupted production of our power.
Through a series of presentations, sessions, and panel discussions, this event will cover some of the major current concerns of the industry.
Westminster, Colorado-based Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a not-for-profit, cooperative wholesale power supplier to 43 member electric distribution cooperatives and public power districts that collectively serve more than one million consumers across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming. The association’s more than 1,500 employees focus on delivering members reliable and affordable power and a wide range of services. Created by its members in 1952, today Tri-State delivers electricity generated from coal, natural gas and renewable energy across a 5,562-mile high-voltage transmission system.
1:00 PM • Departure from Venue
1:25 PM • Arrival at Tri-State Generation and Transmission / Greeting by Staff / Registration with Security
1:35 PM • Tour of Energy Market
2:00 PM • Tour of Transmission Dispatch
2:30 PM • Refreshments / Outstanding Questions
2:45 PM • Departure from Tri-State Generation and Transmission
Information & Control Systems Principal Engineer
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Senior Director of Business Development
Center for Internet Security
Manager of Cyber & Infrastructure Security
Edison Electric Institute
Cyber Security Program Manager
Electric Power Research Institute
Manager of Industrial Cyber Security
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Senior Cyber & Energy Security Strategist
Idaho National Laboratory
Senior Consultant of Industrial Control Systems
Protect Our Power
Principal Manager of Indirect Procurement
Southern California Edison
CISO/Enterprise Risk Management
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.
At Burns & McDonnell, our engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants do more than plan, design and construct. With a mission unchanged since 1898 — make our clients successful — our more than 5,700 employee-owners partner with you to solve the toughest challenges, constantly working to make the world an amazing place.
As a 100 percent employee-owned firm, each of our professionals bring an ownership mentality to the projects we work on. That means we think like owners, working through each challenge until it’s resolved, exceeding expectations along the way. This dedication and drive positions us as a leader in the industry.
We apply this same commitment to our communities, too. We live and work in the same cities you call home so we share a collective passion to keep them strong and healthy. We’re happy to invest financially and with our time and talents. From fundraising walks and community cleanups to educational outreach and one-on-one mentoring — especially when it comes to sharing our passion for STEM projects — our employee-owners work to make our communities thrive.
This two-day conference will offer excellent opportunities for you to network with your peers from other utility companies: CEOs, CIOs, CSOs, Vice-Presidents, Directors, and Senior Managers responsible for:
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Launched in 2010, Future Power Technology is the first digital magazine in our portfolio. In its debut year it won the silver award in the technology category at the Digital Magazine Awards, and reached the finals in 2011.
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