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FireTechSummit

Co-hosted by:
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Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit

DRAFT AGENDA

March 20, 2019

8am-9am:

Registration/check-in

9am:

Welcome/opening remarks

9:30am-10am:

Keynote

10am:

Presentation and Panel Discussion: Weather Modeling and Situational Awareness – creating a network of weather stations and high-definition cameras throughout California.

12pm:

Lunch

1:30pm-4:30pm:

Breakout Sessions: there will be two tracks of which attendees will be able to choose. In each track, there will be two sessions of about 1.5 hours each.
      Track A: Rethinking the approach to fuels and utility vegetation management
      Track B: Modeling fire threat potential and wildfire behavior

4:30pm:

Networking Mixer

March 21, 2019

8:30am–9:45am:

Presentation and Panel Discussion: Safety Monitoring and Compliance Assurance – how can we use technology to detect safety issues, better manage asset performance, track pole and conduit data and assure compliance?

10am-11am:

Panel Discussion: Utility infrastructure hardening and ignition prevention – what can we do to better prevent utility infrastructure from igniting fires?

11:15am:

Closing Panel: Bringing it all together – statewide actions and establishing ongoing cross-sector collaboration

Contact Info:

 FireTechSummit@cpuc.ca.gov