42nd PLMA Conference Online

42nd PLMA Conference Agenda

REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE HERE

Chris Walls, Baltimore Gas & Electric Conference Co-Chair
Chris Walls

Baltimore Gas & Electric
Peter Bergeron, CPower Conference Co-Chair
Peter Bergeron

CPower
Joyce Bodoh, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative Conference Co-Chair
Joyce Bodoh

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

Optional Concurrent Pre-Conference Events
7:30 – 9:00 am | Interest Group Breakfast
9:00 – 11:00 am |
11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Shared Evolution Training & Interest Group Lunch

Track A

12:00 – 2:00 pm

Track B

12:00 – 2:00 pm

2:00 – 2:30 pm | Shared Evolution Training & Interest Group Refreshment Break

Track A

2:30 – 4:30 pm

Track B

2:30 – 4:30 pm

4:30 – 5:30 pm | PLMA Interest Group Meetup
All interest group and training registrants are welcome to attend to network and learn how to make the most of the Conference activities.
6:00 – 8:00 pm | Board of Directors Meeting
Business meeting with working dinner only for Board members and At-Large Representatives listed at www.peakload.org/Leadership.
8:00 – 9:00 pm | Welcome Reception
Join your fellow PLMA members for great networking, dessert, and after-dinner refreshing drinks. Open to all conference attendees at no additional fee, compliments of PLMA members. Not a member? Join us anyway and see what you’re missing.

7:30 – 9:00 am | Breakfast Buffet in Sponsor Lounge

Morning General Session 1

9:00 – 9:30 am | Opening Remarks

9:30 – 10:00 am |

10:00 - 10:30 am |

10:30 – 11:00 am | Refreshment Break in Sponsor Lounge

Morning General Session 2

11:00 – 11:30 am |
11:30 am – 12:00 pm |
12:00 – 1:30 pm | Lunch Buffet in Sponsor Lounge
Afternoon General Session 1
1:30 – 2:00 pm |
2:00 – 2:30 pm |

2:30 – 3:00 pm |

3:00 – 3:30 pm | Refreshment Break in Sponsor Lounge
Afternoon General Session 2
3:30 – 4:00 pm |
4:00 – 5:00 pm |
5:00 – 5:30 pm | Sponsor Showcase Lightning Round
In this 30 minute session you will hear from several of our sponsors about the essence of their solutions. Our Co-chairs have vetted the presentations and helped the sponsors get their key messages compressed down to 3 minutes. This is not a marketing pitch, but a statement from the sponsors on specific examples of how they provide value.
5:30 – 6:30 pm | Networking Reception in Sponsor Lounge
A key value to PLMA events is the opportunity to network with conference participants. Join us for a cocktails and appetizers. Come and share what you learned and get additional details about your topics of interest.
7:30 – 9:00 am | Breakfast Buffet in Sponsor Lounge

Track A

9:00 – 10:00 am

Track B

9:00 – 10:00 am

10:00 – 10:30 am | Refreshment Break in Sponsor Lounge

Track C

Track D

11:00 – 12:00 pm

11:00 – 12:00 pm

12:00 – 1:30 pm | Lunch Buffet in Sponsor Lounge
Closing General Session
1:30 – 2:35 pm |
2:35 – 2:45 pm | Closing Remarks
2:45 – 3:15 pm | Ice Cream Social in Sponsor Lounge with Utility Load Management Exchange

Utility Load Management Exchange Fall 2020 Meeting

The Utility Load Management Exchange (formerly the Advanced Load Control Alliance) mission is to promote load control as a viable option for utility deployments in demand reduction, economic dispatch, and/or T&D reliability through a forum for utility staff members to share information on program design, marketing, vendor management, benefit-costs and technology deployments. Learn more at www.ulme.org

Tuesday, November 10
7:30 – 9:00 am ULME Pre-Meeting Breakfast at PLMA
Join us for a quick meet and greet before the conference gets underway.

Wednesday, November 11, 3:00 – 5:00 pm and
Thursday, November 12, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Open to Utility Representatives Only, Registration Required)

Wednesday, November 11

3:15 – 5:00 pm

Utility Load Management Exchange Spring 2020 Meeting

6:00 – 8:30 pm

Utility Load Management Exchange Spring 2020 Meeting Networking Dinner

Thursday, November 12

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Utility Load Management Exchange Spring 2020 Meeting (includes breakfast and lunch)