Schedule at-a-Glance

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
8:00 AM
Beyond the Data Podcast Release: Utility or “Trusted Energy Advisor”…or both?
Jeff Yankley Shelly Hagerman Tim Krall

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Beverage Break
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Community Conversation Kick Starter: Get On Belay! A Deep-Dive Vertical Lesson Workshop to Equip and Inspire you to Reach Your Next Summit
Manley Feinberg
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Beverage Break
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Analytics Architecture & Technology Community: iSchedule: Consumers Energy’s solution to Scheduling Optimization
Brad Steere
Asset Health Community Conversation: Implementing a data-driven asset risk model with capital planning solution for distribution assets at Evergy
Jennifer Foster
Data Science Community : Data Science Community: Using Machine Learning to Detect Broken AMI Meters
Brad Gall
Safety Analytics Community: Transforming the Face of Safety with Analytics
Ricardo Salcido
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
General Session 1: Keynote - The Era of Data Storytelling - Fueling a Data-Informed Culture
Mico Yuk Greg Shirley

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
UA Summit Welcome Reception
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UAI Solution Provider Member Advisory Council Meeting
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
General Session 2: Moneyball for Utilities
Andy Quick Chris Behme

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
101: Predicting Wildfires: From the First Data Scientist to Now
Phi Nguyen
102: Identification and Flow Rate Estimation of Methane from Satellite Imagery
Adam Silva
103: How El Paso Electric got in GEAR
Aaron Arzaga Nadia Powell
104: Advanced Analytics, The Role/Impact of Exponential Technologies
Frank Hoss Josh Power

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
201: Sending the Right Message: Improving Customer Communications Accuracy During Outage Restoration at DTE Energy
Joyce LePage David Bess

202: Unpacking the Data Ecosystem for Launching, Maintaining, and Scaling Owned Digital Twin Solutions
Gabe Prado Georg Baecker

203: Entergy’s Spatial Analytics for Hurricane Response
Doss Dingli Pat Hohl

204: Forecasting the Future of EVs: Predicting the Grid
Josh Loyd Eugene Hamrick

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Lightning Talks & Prize Giveaway
Matt Alavi Robert Baxley Mike Cantrell Michael Covarrubias Harish Kashiyap Brian Lafayette Jessica Lyman Browne Russell Boyer


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
301: Tree-Outage Predictive Model
Nate Turner Matt Fernandez
302: How Customer Analytics Can Help Reach Carbon Goals
Arnie Richardson
303: Using Data to Bring your Strategy to Life
Travis Metcalfe
304: Graph Analytics Powering Utility Innovation
Scott Heath Mike Welch

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
401: AI: What Can the Industry Do?
Pavel Ozhogin Rolando Vega
402: Pandemic within a Pandemic
Eugene Hamrick Matt Schotte
403: Forecasting and Managing Electrification
Evan Wright Beth Massey

404: Recruit, Train, Retain: Investing in Employees
Dawn Frye Travis Metcalfe Josh Power
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
General Session 3: Analytics and the New Orleans Criminal Justice System
Jeff Asher
Thursday, May 12, 2022
8:00 AM
Beyond the Data Podcast Release: Paving the Way for EVs
Andrew Higgins Tom Mahar
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Breakfast & Roundtables
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
501: Metrics & Adoption of AI/ML Outage Prediction Technology
Luis Selvera
502: Teaming Supply Chain and Power BI
Matthew Raybern
503: Building Strong and Insightful Data Foundations to Enable Advanced Analytics
Tom Hobbib
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
601: Distributed Energy Resource Optimization Technology for Electric Vehicles
Mark Braby

602: Applying GPU Analytics for Utility Asset Management Under Climate Change
Dr. Michael Flaxman Abhishek Damera Kyle Pennell

603: Amplifying Insights for Resilience and Safety: Grid Guardian AI
Mark Konya John Lauletta

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
General Session 4: Panel - Embedding Data Governance into the Utility Analytics Culture
Josh Power Joshua Berry Rolando Vega