Engineering & Operations Conference and Expo

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May 2 - 3, 2018

DCU Center (50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608)


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Join your colleagues and industry partners for 1.5 days of educational sessions, exhibits and networking opportunities at NEPPA's Engineering & Operations Conference and Expo being held May 2 - 3, 2018 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA.




Agenda details are still being finalized and are therefore subject to change.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01068

7:30 am  Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Move-In

8:30 am  General Session - Hurricane Irma: Mutual Aid Successes & Lessons Learned
                  by Amy Zubaly, Executive Director, Florida Municipal Electric Association

9:30 am  Break

9:45 am  Operations Track: Outage Management Systems 
                 Speaker TBD

               Engineering Track: ISO-NE OP-17 Load Power Factor Program
                 by Osman Bileya, ISO-NE

10:45 am  Break

11:00 am  Operations Track: Emergency Prepardness
                 Speaker TBD

                Engineering Track: Commission of Substation Protection
                 by Tim Walker, OMICRON Electronics Corp. USA

12:00 pm  Lunch in the Expo Hall
   Expo Hall is Open 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

1:00 pm   Operations Track: Demo in the Expo Hall (TBD) **

                Engineering Track: Demo in the Expo Hall (OMICRON Bus)

2:00 pm   Operations Track: Demo in the Expo Hall (TBD) **

                Engineering Track: Demo in the Expo Hall (TBD) **

2:30 pm   Networking Reception

3:00 pm   Door Prize Drawing in the Expo Hall

3:30 pm   Adjourn & Exhibitor Breakdown/Move-Out


** If you're interested in scheduling a product demo, please contact NEPPA at (978) 540-2200.


Thursday, May 3, 2018
Hilton Garden Inn, 35 Major Taylor Boulevard, Worcester, MA 01068

7:30 am  Continental Breakfast

8:30 am  Operations Track: Safety Summit 
                 Speaker(s) TBD

               Engineering Track: Engineering Analysis, Modeling and Preventative Maintenance
                 Speaker TBD

9:00 am  NEPPA Board of Directors Meeting

9:30 am  Break

9:45 am  Operations Track: Safety Summit (Cont.)
                 Speaker(s) TBD

               Engineering Track: Engineering Roundtable

11:00 am  Conference Adjourns




Registration is not yet open for this event.  Please contact Jackie Campbell at to be notified as soon as registration becomes available.




If you need overnight accommodations, please contact the hotel directly to make your reservation.  Be sure to mention the Northeast Public Power Association or NEPPA to get the negotiated rate.  Rooms and rates are held until Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Hilton Garden Inn - $151/night + tax
35 Major Taylor Boulevard
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 753-5700


You may also book online using the Group Code: NEP18 at