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Join us for TREIA’s premier event and annual conference, GridNEXT, focused on Grid Safety & Security.

Created by members for members,

GridNEXT will welcome Paula Gold-Williams, President and CEO of CPS Energy as its keynote in San Antonio, Texas. Hosted downtown on the Riverwalk at the International Center.

Also join us for an exclusive Industry Briefing with Peter Kelly-Detwiler followed by an opening conference reception at Charles Court next to Zinc Bistro & Bar, the evening prior, on June 26.

 
 

 
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Keynote Speaker     Paula Gold-Williams   CPS Energy President and CEO

Keynote Speaker

Paula Gold-Williams
CPS Energy
President and CEO

Keynote Speaker   Peter Kelly-Detwiler  GridNEXT 2019 Emcee  & Industry Briefing Keynote

Keynote Speaker

Peter Kelly-Detwiler
GridNEXT 2019 Emcee
& Industry Briefing Keynote

 
 
June 26th Venue   Charles Court next to Zinc Bistro   205 N. Presa San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 207-4089

June 26th Venue
Charles Court next to Zinc Bistro

205 N. Presa
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 207-4089

June 27th Venue   International Center   203 S. St. Mary's  San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 207-4089   PARKING   BIGA IS CURRENTLY UNABLE TO PROVIDE VALET PARKING. Self parking lots in the area are available and Uber or Lyft can be a quick and inexpensive way to get to the venue.

June 27th Venue
International Center

203 S. St. Mary's
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 207-4089

PARKING

BIGA IS CURRENTLY UNABLE TO PROVIDE VALET PARKING. Self parking lots in the area are available and Uber or Lyft can be a quick and inexpensive way to get to the venue.

 
 

 

GridNEXT 2019 AGENDA

Wednesday, June 26
at Charles Court next to Zinc Bistro & Bar

2:00-5:00p Industry Briefing with Peter Kelly-Detwiler

5:00-6:30p Opening Conference Reception

Thursday, June 27
at International Center

7:30-12:00p Conference Open: Registration

8:00a Breakfast with TREIA Board Members and Industry Leaders

8:30a Welcome & Executive Summary of Renewable Energy Industry Briefing from Peter Kelly-Detwiler

9:00a The Changing Technology and Landscape: Emerging Assets & Data

Speakers:

  • Asset Planning with Big DataHala Ballouz, President, Electric Power Engineers

  • Resilience and MicrogridsKen Donohoo, Director, Electric Power Engineers

  • Distributed GenerationChris Crichton, Manager, Data and Security Operations, SunPower

10:00a Cyber Security: Why We Must Secure the Grid

Speakers:

11:00a How Renewable Energy & Smart Technology Make the Grid more Secure and Reliable

Speakers:

  • Dean Tuel, Global Vice President Sales - Microgrids and Storage Solutions, Aggreko

  • Wayne Callender, Zero Emissions Resource Manager, CPS Energy

12:00p Keynote Luncheon by Paula Gold-Williams, CEO, CPS Energy: The Future of Smart Cities

1:00p Local Standards | Local Regulations: A Discussion of Green Building Requirements

Speakers:

  • Cyrus Reed, Interim Director & Conservation Director, Lone Star Chapter, Sierra Club

  • Johnny Umphress, Austin Green Building/Austin Energy

  • Douglas Melnick, City of San Antonio Sustainability Office

2:00p Defense & Grid Security

Speakers:

  • Melissa Miller, Central U.S. Regional Development Manager, Avangrid Renewables

  • Shanna Ramirez, Interim Vice President & Chief Integrated Security Officer, CPS Energy

3:00p 86th Texas Legislature Regular Session Recap

Speakers:

4:00p Wrap up/Lessons from the Day with Peter Kelly-Detwiler

5:00p Adjourn