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Workshop on the Resiliency of the Electric Power Delivery System in Response to Terrorism and Natural Disasters

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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1:00 PMWelcome
Ralph Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences and
Peter Blair, Executive Director, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
1:05 PMReview of Terrorism and the Electric Power Delivery System
Granger Morgan, Carnegie Mellon University NRC Panel Chair - Presentation
1:20 PMCurrent and Future Needs for the Electric Power Delivery System
Panel Discussion
Massoud Amin, University of Minnesota (cyber security needs)
- Presentation
David Owens, Edison Electric Institute (physical infrastructure needs) -Presentation
Jay Apt, Carnegie Mellon University (mitigation and restoration) -Presentation
Sue Tierney, Analysis Group (resilience and critical services)
1:40 PMDOE: A Key Partner in Ensuring a More Resilient and Secure Electric Power Delivery System
Patricia Hoffman, Department of Energy - Presentation
2:10 PMInfrastructure vulnerabilities and security
Bill Anderson, The Infrastructure Security Partnership
2:40 PMWhat is industry’s role moving forward?
Fred Hintermeister, North American Electric Reliability Corporation -Presentation
3:10 PMBreak
 Cyber Security Needs
3:25 PMUnderstanding critical cyber vulnerabilities
Panel Discussion
Galen Rasche, Electric Power Research Institute
-Presentation
Paul Nielsen, Software Engineering Institute
Terry Boston, PJM Interconnection
- Presentation
4:15 PMOpen discussion on cyber security of the grid
Moderated by Massoud Amin, University of Minnesota - Presentation
5:00 PMClosing discussion


 

Thursday, February 28, 2013


 

8:00 AMWelcome and introduction
Granger Morgan, Carnegie Mellon University NRC Panel Chair
 Physical Vulnerability
8:10 AMThe future of the electric grid
John Kassakian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Presentation PDF
8:35 AMThe DHS transformer program
Sarah Mahmood, Department of Homeland Security - Presentation
followed by Q&A
9:00 AMOpen discussion on the physical vulnerability of the grid
Moderated by David Owens, Edison Electric Institute
9:30 AMBreak
 Mitigation and Restoration
9:45 AMPower disruptions in the United States and improving restoration of service
Panel Discussion
Daniel Bienstock, Columbia University
-Presentation
Steve Whitley, NYISO - Presentation
Mike Adibi, IRD Corp. - Presentation
10:30 AMOpen discussion on mitigation and response
Moderated by Jay Apt, Carnegie Mellon University
 Resilience and Critical Services
11:00 AMReducing risk and increasing national resilience
Panel Discussion
Gerry Galloway, University of Maryland (NRC Committee on Disaster Resilience)
- Presentation
David Kaufman, DHS/Federal Emergency Management Agency
11:45 AMOpen discussion on resilience
Moderated by Sue Tierney, Analysis Group
12:15 PMLunch
 What can we do to move forward?
(Q&A following each speaker)
1:00 PMThe regulatory environment
Joseph McClelland, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
1:30 PMHow policy will shape utilities moving forward
Miles Keogh, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
2:00 PMOpen discussion on policy options
Moderated by Granger Morgan, Carnegie Mellon University (NRC Panel Chair)

 

2:30 PMResearch and development opportunities
Clark Gellings, Electric Power Research Institute - Presentation

 

3:15 PMClosing remarks
Granger Morgan, Carnegie Mellon University (NRC Panel Chair)
3:30 PMAdjourn public session