Industry Workshops

Make the most of your time in Portland by choosing from a variety of industry workshops. HydroVision International partners with some of the most innovative organizations and programs, designed to give our attendees an edge from every angle of the industry.


Waterpower® Hydro Basics Course

Here's everything you need to know to get started in hydro...and a perfect refresher course for veterans! This intensive, highly practical training is designed to help persons new to hydro be more productive more quickly and to help persons with limited hydro experience expand their knowledge.

Who should attend?
Individuals new to hydro, both new hires and experienced professionals moving into hydro or those who want to expand their areas of expertise.

Monday, July 22, 2019 | 8AM—5PM | Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 8AM—12PM | cost to attend: $595 

Save with our combo HydroVision delegate registration and Waterpower® Hydro Basics course: only $1,115


Addressing Retrofit Opportunities for Excitation Systems

Discuss the latest in excitation upgrades and technology, learn how to reduce the impact on schedules and budgets for retrofits, and gain an understanding of all options available when planning to upgrade your excitation system.

Who should attended?
Anyone responsible for managing power plant upgrades; Subject Matter Experts, Plant Managers, and Consulting Engineers, and Cyber Security Personnel.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 8AM—12PM | cost to attend: $0 | limited to 80 attendees


Don't Be Left in the Dark - An Excitation System Primer

Increase your knowledge of the crucial role of the generation excitation system/automatic voltage regulator in your power plant and what to look for in an excitation system in order to make informed business decisions. Benefit from speaking with excitation system experts.

Who should attended?
Power Plant Personnel, Corporate, Buyers, anyone interested in learning about excitation systems

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 8AM—12PM | cost to attend: $0 | limited to 75 attendees


Hydrogenerator Stator Winding Maintenance Course

In this event, you will learn about stator winding design and failure mechanisms, understand stator winding typical tests and repair options in a maintenance context, and promote a better understanding of condition based (predictive) maintenance. 

Who should attend?
Engineering & maintenance personnel who purchases, test, maintain, and/or repair high voltage rotating machines. Consultants, manufacturers & repair shop personnel

Monday, July 22, 2019 | 9AM—5PM | cost to attend: $200 | limited to 25 attendees

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Hydropower Innovation: EPRI Research & Insights

EPRI will discuss systemic issues in the hydropower industry: Flexible Operations, Hydropower Valuation, Asset Management and Environmental Impacts, and discuss the work ongoing being performed to combat these issues.

Who should attended?
Hydropower Owner/Operators interested in innovative solutions to hydropower issues

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 8:30 AM—11:30 AM | cost to attend: $0 | limited to 35 attendees


How To Use Big Data To Improve Your Operation and Maintenance Of Your Hydro Assets

Learn what is driving the digital transformation in hydro, what has changed and how it may affect you. Understand how data can be used to create actionable insights. Discover the use of digital tools to drive strategy and continuous improvements.

Who should attend?
Hydro Asset Managers, Operations and Maintenance Managers / Engineers / Technicians, Strategic Initiatives, Chief Digital Officers

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | Time 9AM—11AM | cost to attend: $0 | limited to 80 attendees 


U.S. DOE WPTO investments in Pumped-Storage Hydropower: Theory to Practice

During this event you will, learn about DOE WPTO investments in Pumped Storage Hydropower, network with Hydropower and PSH industry experts, and help inform the future of PSH research.

Who should attend?
Pumped Storage Hydropower developers, investors, researchers. Academia. Utilities. DOE WPTO. Energy Storage industry.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | Time 8AM—12PM | cost to attend: $0 | limited to 100 attendees


Wind and Water Working Together - AWEA/NHA Summit

Monday, July 22, 2019 | Time 8AM—5PM | cost to attend: AWEA/NHA Member $185, Non-Member $300, Federal or State Agency $150 


Training to assess reservoir GHG emissions using the G-res Tool

This co-located event has been CANCELLED. 

This three-day interactive training course has been designed to allow individuals with a basic knowledge of geographic information systems and reservoir GHG dynamics to independently use the G-res Tool and accurately interpret the results.