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April 17-18, 2019
SRP's PERA Club
 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019
 7:30-8:00 a.m.,  Networking Breakfast
 8:00 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions
 8:30-10:00 a.m.  Foreign Threats to the Electric Grid - Context and Consensus
 
Anthony H. Montoya, PhD, Senior Subject Matter Expert – Grid Operations, 
U.S. Department of Energy
 10:00–10:15 a.m., Networking Break
 10:15-11:30 a.m.  Attacks on Critical Infrastructure, Both Physical and Cyber Can Cause Kinetic Effects
 
Christine Figueroa, Protective Security Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and   Michael Lettman, Cyber Security Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
   11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Networking Lunch
 12:30 p.m. -
 1:20 p.m.
 Energy Sector Cyber Threat Overview 
 Joseph Hooper, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigations
 1:20-2:10 p.m.  Non Traditional Aviation Technology (NTAT) Threats to Critical Infrastructure
 Brian Keith, Protective Security Advisor (PSA) Los Angeles District, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
2:10 – 2:20 p.m.,  Networking Break
 2:25-3:15 p.m.  Data Analytics, Automated Response and the Journey to Resilient Systems
 Craig Rieger, Chief Control Systems Research Engineer and Directorate Fellow, Idaho National Labs
 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Physical and Cyber Security Roundtable Discussions (Two Groups)
 There will be two separate roundtable discussions during this time: one for physical security and the other for cyber security.  
 
  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019
  7:00-8:00 a.m.,  Networking Breakfast
 8:00-8:30 a.m.  APS Four Corners Suspicious Package Incident
 Thomas Livingston, Arizona Public Service
 8:30-9:00 a.m.  Asset Management - Leveraging Asset Management Data to Develop Graduated Physical Security Protection Levels at Substations and Communication Sites 
 Rebecca Afsar, Asset Management Specialist, Western Area Power Administration
 9:00-9:30 a.m.  How One Company Took Multiple Older Generation Sites from Nothing to Full Compliance with CSC20 Standards in 6 Months!  
 Rick Kaun, VP Solutions, Verve Industrial Protection
 9:30–10:00 a.m., Networking Break
10:00-10:30 a.m.   Understanding the Washington Post Russian Hacking Report - The Threat is Real
 Tim Pospisil, Director of Corporate Security and Chief Security Officer (CSO), Nebraska Public Power District
 10:30-11:00 a.m.  Security Considerations for an IEC 61850 SCADA System
 Jeff Pack, Senior Project Engineer, POWER Engineers, Inc.
 11:00-11:30 a.m.  CIP Low Impact Security and Tri-State Generation Facilities
 Ryan Walter, Compliance Analyst, Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association
 11:30 a.m. - Noon  "Working Lunch" Physical and Cyber Roundtable Discussions (Two Groups)
 There will be two separate roundtable discussions during this time: one for physical security and the other for cyber security.  
*Preliminary Topics and Speakers are Subject to Change


RMEL’s Most Actionable, Comprehensive Security Event Yet
You Won’t Want to Miss the Informative Discussion 
Government agency officials will provide an overview of the relationships between critical infrastructure sector specific agencies, the intelligence community, and the Electric Subsector Coordinating Council. Once this foundation is set, they will provide an unclassified threat briefing. There will also be presentations from other agencies covering the various critical infrastructure issues the agencies are dealing with, along with opportunities for collaboration, capped off with a roundtable discussion to dig deeper into the shared content. With this context, the electric utilities will share utility specific experiences, issues and best practices.

Continuing Education Certificate
All attendees will receive a continuing education certificate worth 9.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) by RMEL, upon completion of the course. RMEL serves a large territory in which attendees participate in a number of accrediting organizations, each with their own requirements. Depending on the certifying body you are affiliated with, RMEL PDHs may be applied towards your recertification credit. It is the responsibility of the attendee to determine if the credits are applicable to their certifying body and how they may be applied. Use the event brochure, and agenda to determine how the content applies to your certification. The attendee is also responsible for verifying how the quantity of RMEL PDHs convert to your certifying body credits. Typically 1.0 PDH is equal to .1 CEU, but you should always verify the conversion scale.