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Wildfire Risk Mitigation: a Virtual Experience

Oct. 27, 2020
Check out the agenda for the Wildfire Risk & Mitigation virtual event in December.

So far, 96 utility companies from 26 countries are registered for the Wildfire & Risk Mitigation Forum. The virtual event, presented by T&D World, is slated for December 8-9, 2020. PacifiCorp and Portland General Electric are the host utilities. 

The event features: 

  • 4 Virtual Keynotes
  • 12 Virtual Breakouts
  • 4 Utility Panel Podcasts

To register, click here. 

See what's in store by checking out the agenda below or visiting the Web site for session descriptions and photos of the speakers. 

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 

Podcast: Utility Panel Discussion - The Customer Perspective
8 a.m. to 9 a.m. 

Keynote Webinar: Lessons From Australia in Wildfire Risk Management
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Webinar: Considerations and Requirements for Acceptable Vegetation Management Practices: SMUD's Perspective
11 a.m. to noon 

Webinar: Wildfires and Shutoffs: The Impact on Customers and Lessons Learned and Webinar: Wildfire Mitigation Strategies – Fire Resilient Poles for Overhead Lines
noon to 1 p.m. 

Innovation Shares
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. 

Webinar: Texas Powerline Wildfire Mitigation Project and Webinar: Early Fault Detection Prevents Powerline Faults and Fires
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Virtual Keynote: Powerlines and Their Role in Mass Ignitions During Wildfire Events in the Pacific Northwest
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Podcast: Technology Portfolios for Wildfire Prevention and Management
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, December 9

Podcast: Microgrids for Wildfire Safety, Reliability and Resiliency
8 a.m. to 9 a.m.  

Keynote Webinar: Wildfire: Anticipate and Prepare
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Webinar: SCE's Approach to Isolating Ground Faults and Webinar: Data-Driven Asset Risk Scores for Wildfire
11 a.m. to noon 

Webinar: Integrated Vegetation Management, Relationships & Wildfire Prevention
noon to 1 p.m. 

Innovation Shares
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. 

Webinar: Portland General Electric's Advanced Wildfire Risk Reduction Program
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Keynote Webinar: Reshaping and Adapting: How Utilities Lead through Crises
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Podcast: Fostering Resilience and Safety Through Collaboration
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Register today for the Wildfire & Risk Mitigation Forum.

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