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Executive Storm Response Symposium
Thursday, May 01, 2014 - Friday, May 02, 2014
Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
71 E Upper Wacker Dr Chicago, IL 60601 UNITED STATES
  • Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
    71 E Upper Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL  60601

    Group Rate:  $199/night (4/30-5/2)     
    Block Name:  Ask for the "Exelon or ComEd - EEI Symposium”
    312-346-7100 or 1-800-WYNDHAM

  • This symposium will provide senior level utility executives with an opportunity to discuss various aspects of storm restoration at a high level with their peers.  They will also get an update on national efforts to enhance restoration efforts during large storms.
  • CEO’s, COO’s, Presidents and Vice Presidents involved in storm restoration, customer service, logistics, communications, public affairs, and contractor operations, interested in learning and sharing best practices in Damage Assessment, Material Delivery, Mutual Assistance and Management of Contract Crews. 

    • O'Hare International Airport
    • Midway International Airport


  • Thursday Session  - May 1st 

    7:30am – 9:00am     Registration and Breakfast


    9:00am – 10:00am   Introductions / Opening Remarks

    ·  Anne Pramaggiore – President & CEO, ComEd

    ·  Terence Donnelly – EVP and COO, ComEd

    ·  J. Tyler Anthony – SVP Distribution Operations, ComEd

    ·  James Fama – Vice President Energy Delivery, Edison Electric Institute


    10:00am – Noon       Operations during Restoration Events

    ·      Damage Assessment

    ·      Material Delivery Optimization

    ·      Improvements Driven by recent Major Events

    ·      Technology Successes


    Noon – 1:00pm          Break (Lunch)


    1:00pm – 3:00pm     Operations during Restoration Events (continued)


    3:00pm – 5:00pm     Stakeholder Communications Before, During and After Major Events


    6:00pm                      Networking Dinner - Smith & Wollensky

    318 N. State Street (On the River at Marina City)



    Friday Session – May 2nd  


    8:30am – 11:30am  Contractor / Mutual Assistance Best Practices   

    ·      National Response Event Committee Update:
    Tom Kirkpatrick - VP Customer Services, Marketing and Distribution Services, AEP

    ·      Best Practices in Managing Foreign Crews


    11:30am - Noon       Lunch


    Noon – 1:00pm         Discussion Topic:  Leveraging Disruptive Technologies to Enhance Reliability


    1:00pm – 2:00pm     Open Discussion