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Wildfire Mitigation: Wildfire Risk, Safety Culture & Innovations for Utility Operations – Part 1
September 10, 2020 | Online :: Pacific Time

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Overview

This is a two-part complimentary webcast series. We encourage you to also participate in session 2:

Wildfire Mitigation: Wildfire Risk, Safety Culture & Innovations for Utility Operations – Part 2, September 17, 2020

This webinar will provide attendees an opportunity to:

  • Identify remote strategies for weather monitoring
  • Demonstrate knowledge of weather predictive services
  • Develop action plans to mitigate wildfire threats
  • Review benchmark technologies used for wildfire mitigation
  • Explore new ways of forecasting and planning for wildfire risk
  • Identify best practices and real-world examples of how to prepare for increased wildfire risk

 

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must be present for the entirety of the webinar to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods

Case Studies and PowerPoint presentations will be used in the program.

 

Who Should Attend

Individuals working in the following areas will benefit from attending this event:

  • Electric Utility Leaders
  • Utility Risk Management Professionals
  • Utility Grid Planning and Operations Specialists
  • Utility Transmission and Field Services Personnel
  • State and Federal Agencies
  • Mitigation Specialists
  • Policy makers
  • Researchers

Agenda

Thursday, September 10, 2020 : Pacific Time

1:45 – 2:00 p.m. :: Log In

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. :: Webinar Timing

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. :: Q&A


Weather Monitoring & Vegetation Management: Understanding the Wildfire Risk to Utilities  and our Communities

A proactive vegetation management program is critical in high fire risk areas. Such programs typically include the trimming and removal of trees and other fuel sources. Available remote environmental sensing technologies exist to determine which areas are driest and more vulnerable to fire ignitions. In this complimentary webinar, you will hear how to use weather predictive services to fully understand risk and develop appropriate action plans to better mitigate wildfire threats. Wildfire experts will examine all the factors that need to be considered when evaluating the overall risk to people, property, assets and infrastructure. Industry professionals will share their real-world experiences and how the lessons learned from decades of confronting aggressive wildfires can be shared to better prepare for what is coming at us – more wildfire!  Attend this free webinar for a look at the good, bad & ugly of vegetation management: considering topography and weather plus proximity of new wildfires to the local community.

Instructors

Lead Instructor: Shawn Bethel, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist; Director, Business Development, FTS

Chris White, Owner, Anchor Point

Online Delivery

We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

  • You will receive a meeting invitation will include a link to join the meeting.
  • Separate meeting invitations will be sent for the morning and afternoon sessions of the course.
    • You will need to join the appropriate meeting at the appropriate time.
  • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
  • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.

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Event Standard RateAttendees
Wildfire Mitigation: Wildfire Risk, Safety Culture & Innovations for Utility Operations - Part 1US $ 0.00

This event has the following related events:

Wildfire Mitigation: Wildfire Risk, Safety Culture & Innovations for Utility Operations - Part 2US $ 0.00

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Take advantage of these discounts!

  • Attend the FREE and Wildfire Mitigation: Wildfire Risk, Safety Culture & Innovations for Utility Operations - Part 2 and pay US $ 0.00 per attendee (save US $ 0.00 each)
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