InfraGard Workshop December 6, 2018

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U. S. Capitol Visitor Center Congressional Auditorium

East Capitol St Ne And 1st St NE

Washington, DC, 20004

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The InfraGard Workshop is an “invitation only” event. Workshop attendees are welcome to register for the Summit also (see below for the link).


Agenda for InfraGard Workshop December 6

8:30 Arrival

8:45 Welcome and Plans for the Workshop

9:00 Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs (Accepted)

9:30 Spartacus Report by Major David Stuckenberg, USAF Air University (Accepted) Introduced by Ambassador Jim Woolsey (Invited)

10:30 Panel by Utilities

Jonathon Monken, PJM (Accepted)

BG&E – (Accepted)

3rd utility presenter

11:00 Microgrids at a Critical Point – Dr. George Bake, senior advisor to the Congressional EMP Commission (Accepted)

11:30 BSX Communication System – Chris Beck, Chief Scientist and Vice President for Policy, EIS Council (Accepted )

12:00 Congressman Lamborn, Chair of the Congressional EMP Caucus (Accepted)

12:30 Lunch

1:30 Ambassador Hank Cooper, former Director, Strategic Defense Initiative Organization, will discuss the Lake Wylie Pilot Study to assure the distribution of Duke Energy generated electricity through hardened infrastructure of other utility and CoOp companies to assure viable hospital and related operations. (Accepted)

2:00 Cybersecurity panel – Dr. Richard Marshall, former Director of DHS Cyber Security, and George Cotter, former Chief Scientist for NSA (Accepted)

2:30 Modeling Financial Benefits of Renewable Energy Operability during Grid Outages and Benefits for Resilience – Kate Anderson from National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) (Accepted); and Juan Torres, Associate Director, NREL (Accepted)

3:00 Update on Powering Through Vr 2.0 – The Authors

Steve Bieber, David Christensen, Bruce Churchill, Ed Goldberg, Greg Hertz, Richard Krieg, Jim LeBlanc, Chuck Nettleship, Janet Thomas, David Winks

3:45 Discussion Topics

Communication and Education – David Winks

MicroGrids Hardening -- George Baker

Cyber reporting and recovery – Steve Volandt

Ideal Legislation -- Mary Lasky

Cost Recovery – Bill Harris

4:30 General Discussion

5:00 Closing Remarks – Lasky

Please also register for the EMP SIG Summit on December 7th and help us remember Pearl Harbor Day and being prepared in 2018.

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East Capitol St Ne And 1st St NE

Washington, DC, 20004

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