Content overview



Knowledge Hubs

For the first time in 2019, we’ve developed educational sessions that will take place in the exhibit hall. These micro-sessions are open to all HydroVision International attendees. Visit the three Knowledge Hubs located throughout the exhibit hall, with sessions taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The Knowledge Hubs are organized into the following categories:

Energy Storage & Grid Issues

This is your chance to learn more about the grid of the future and hot topics in this area, including microgrids, pumped storage hydropower, batteries, integration of hydro with other renewables, and power system stabilization technologies.

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Learning from Case Studies

What are your peers doing to deal with various challenges that may arise? Get the in-depth details on such topics as operations and maintenance, rehabilitation, modernization, workforce diversity, dam safety and more.

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Technology Horizons

The industry's horizons are expanding, and new technologies are leading the way. Enjoy sessions on the next level for many technologies, such as virtual reality, advanced manufacturing, digitalization, drones and the latest apps.

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2019 Tracks

Learn from industry experts. Earn PDH credit hours. Choose from 9 tracks.
Content is presented in panel discussions, technical papers and poster presentation.

Civil Works & Dam Safety

Energy Storage

Equipment & Technology

Market Trends & Asset Strategy

New Development

Operations & Maintenance

Policies & Regulations

Water & Environment

Water Management & Movement

Plenary session

Power Producer Executive Roundtable

During this roundtable discussion – open to all attendees – C-level executives from a variety of power-producing companies will discuss the challenges they face and the opportunities they see in hydropower generation and markets. They will address the changes they are making to help lead the industry through ongoing transitions in markets, policies, and more.



In-the-Field Technical Tours

At HydroVision International 2019, you have opportunity to get exclusive In-the-Field access to two hydroelectric facilities in the Pacific Northwest. 
In-the-Field tours are one of the best ways to learn about other facilities and explore the region where the event is taking place. Space is limited on both tours.

Bonneville Lock and Dam and Dalles Hydroelectric Facilities

Lewis River: Merwin Dam