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7:30 AM
  1. 570 mins
8:00 AM
  1. 540 mins
  2. 540 mins
    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 produ ...
  3. 540 mins
    Make the most of your time in Minneapolis by choosing from a variety of industry workshops. HYDROVISION International partners with some of the most innovative organizations and programs, designed to ...
  4. Exhibitor Move-In
    540 mins
7:30 AM
  1. 660 mins
8:00 AM
  1. 240 mins
    Make the most of your time in Spokane by choosing from a variety of industry workshops. HYDROVISION International partners with some of the most innovative organizations and programs, designed to give ...
  2. Exhibitor Move-In
    180 mins
  3. 240 mins
  4. 240 mins
    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 produ ...
12:00 PM
  1. 90 mins
    Cost to attend: $40. Event registration required to attend. These small group discussions provide excellent opportunities to network with peers while engaging with industry experts. Each table’s discu ...
2:00 PM
  1. Ballroom 100ABC
    90 mins
    The keynote session kicks off three exciting days of education and networking. HYDROVISION International 2021 is focused on bringing in top thought leaders in the industry to inspire the global commun ...
3:30 PM
  1. Exhibit Hall Open
    180 mins
4:00 PM
  1. 120 mins
    These fully scheduled,  multi-location presentation programs on the exhibitions floor are free and open to all HYDROVISION International attendees. Due to the success of the 2019 introduction of the K ...
4:30 PM
  1. Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
    120 mins
6:00 PM
  1. 240 mins

    Ticket required. May be purchased during registration and is open to all registered attendees. Price: $65.

    Tasting the Best of Washington Wines, sample a fine selection with experts on hand to guide and inform.

    Hosted by the Hydropower Foundation.

    This event takes place: The Steam Plant  - 159 S Lincoln St, Spokane, WA 99201

8:00 AM
  1. 570 mins
8:30 AM
  1. 206B
    90 mins
    • Civil Works and Dam Safety
    This'session'focuses on cases studies of'new'dam construction and rehabilitation'of'existing dams. The panelists'will'include dam owners, contractors and engineers'who will'share'their experiences'and ...
  2. Ballroom 100ABC
    90 mins
    • Energy Storage (including Pumped Storage)
    What is the current state-of-the-art for energy storage technology worldwide? This session provides an overview of the market, with a discussion that covers compressed air, battery storage, pumped-sto ...
  3. 206D
    90 mins
    • Equipment and Technology
    Because'no value can be realized until electricity is produced, generators can rightly be considered the universal sustenance of the hydro industry. Maintenance and rehabilitation of an aging fleet of ...
  4. 205
    90 mins
    • Market Trends and Asset Strategies
    The integration of other renewables into our power grid is leading to operational uncertainty and changes for hydropower. Is hydro being sacrificed to support the variable energy market?'This session ...
  5. 203
    90 mins
    • New Development (including Small Hydro)
    An exciting mix of clean-energy resources creates unique system challenges. This expert panel will delve into pumped storage projects' important roles in unlocking a clean energy future. Opportunities ...
  6. 206C
    90 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
    This group will share experiences during major'plant'overhauls and highlight lessons learned during planning and execution. Unique challenges, discoveries, repairs and innovations observed through to ...
  7. 202AB
    90 mins
    • Policies and Regulations
    Hydropower'development is being pursued globally to achieve various outcomes,'including powering rural communities,'driving'economic development and addressing climate change.? New frameworks are bein ...
  8. 90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
    This'technical paper'session presents'several'different methods'that have been used'to comply with fish passage requirements'for'various species and presents monitoring studies of each method.'
10:00 AM
  1. Exhibit Hall Open
    450 mins
  2. Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
    60 mins
10:30 AM
  1. 90 mins
    These fully scheduled,  multi-location presentation programs on the exhibitions floor are free and open to all HYDROVISION International attendees. Due to the success of the 2019 introduction of the K ...
11:00 AM
  1. 206B
    90 mins
    • Civil Works and Dam Safety
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is proposing to change its dam safety regulations and Engineering Guidelines. During this lively interactive session, we will talk to dam owners, consultants a ...
  2. 201ABC
    90 mins
    • Energy Storage (including Pumped Storage)
    With new'new'focus on microgrids, the storage duration needed changes, with 30 minutes to two hours needed for fast-start CTs vs the 10-hour-duration storage. What are the new approaches for this new ...
  3. 206D
    90 mins
    • Equipment and Technology
    Innovation'in'control'systems continues'to be significant. How we go about determining what to upgrade, when is the right time and why are we choosing the system we are? This session is designed to pr ...
  4. 205
    90 mins
    • Market Trends and Asset Strategies
    This session will explore the value of hydropower's flexibility and how it can be leveraged to add value and stability to the grid as energy markets change. The paper session will discuss the importan ...
  5. 203
    90 mins
    • New Development (including Small Hydro)
    The'U.S.'Department of Energy is reimagining the Hydropower Vision to update on progress made under the original vision and areas that still need attention. The'vision is working to articulate the new ...
  6. 206C
    90 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
    Experts'will'present papers on the implementation and use of condition-based maintenance monitoring systems and analysis tools.'Methods of data analysis and reduction'also'will be discussed.'
  7. Ballroom 100ABC
    90 mins
    • Policies and Regulations
    The U.N Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned of the potential impacts of a warming climate'and'associated risks, as well as decarbonization pathways. This report is driving clim ...
  8. 90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
    While updates to current'probable'maximum'precipitation'(PMP) amounts'are'generally not accepted as a credible outcome of rising ambient temperatures, future increases to the'PMP'amounts'will'directly ...
12:45 PM
  1. 75 mins
    Our Women with Hydro Vision program is designed to recognize women who have made and/or are continuing to make significant contributions to the hydro industry by sharing their unique talents and “visi ...
1:30 PM
  1. 210 mins
    These fully scheduled,  multi-location presentation programs on the exhibitions floor are free and open to all HYDROVISION International attendees. Due to the success of the 2019 introduction of the K ...
2:30 PM
  1. 206B
    90 mins
    • Civil Works and Dam Safety
    This session will feature a review of recent dam failures, the associated impacts, lessons learned and associated dam safety program improvements. By learning from the mistakes of the past, all attend ...
  2. 201ABC
    90 mins
    • Energy Storage (including Pumped Storage)
    The new XFLEX HYDRO Project is'an EU-funded energy innovation initiative to demonstrate how smart hydropower technologies can deliver a low-carbon, reliable and resilient power system. Hear about the ...
  3. 206D
    90 mins
    • Equipment and Technology
    Modern digital modeling techniques, particularly'computational'fluid'dynamics (CFD), can help ensure success is 'baked into the cake' when properly applied. These case studies describe the techniques ...
  4. 205
    90 mins
    • Market Trends and Asset Strategies
    Spillway gates are an obvious target for hackers motivated to attack infrastructure. Hackers have partially disabled the Ukraine power grid and also caused problems in the USA power system.' 'Any remo ...
  5. 203
    90 mins
    • New Development (including Small Hydro)
    Small hydro development is integral to continued decarbonization and is expanding to different technologies and applications. Our panelists will explore partnering with indigenous groups, emerging tec ...
  6. Ballroom 100ABC
    90 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
    Expert presenters'will discuss the ancillary systems that support the power train and have the potential to trip'hydro'units offline'if not properly maintained.
  7. 202AB
    90 mins
    • Policies and Regulations
    This panel explores the challenges, opportunities and next steps related to recent regulatory developments'in the U.S.'with the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and National Environmental Polic ...
  8. 90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
    This session will focus on'international experiences regarding'water and'environment issues related'to'hydropower development and operations.'The application of sustainable hydropower principles and t ...
4:00 PM
  1. 90 mins
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8:00 AM
  1. 480 mins
8:30 AM
  1. Ballroom 100ABC
    90 mins
    During this roundtable discussion ' open to all attendees ' C-level executives from a variety of utility companies will discuss the challenges they face and the opportunities they see in hydropower ge ...
10:00 AM
  1. Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
    60 mins
  2. Exhibit Hall Open
    300 mins
10:30 AM
  1. 90 mins
    These fully scheduled,  multi-location presentation programs on the exhibitions floor are free and open to all HYDROVISION International attendees. Due to the success of the 2019 introduction of the K ...
11:00 AM
  1. 206B
    90 mins
    • Civil Works and Dam Safety
    This session covers a variety of real case studies with different topics, including seepage investigation, dam monitoring, improving operation and reconstructing an entire spillway. The authors will p ...
  2. Ballroom 100ABC
    90 mins
    • New Development (including Small Hydro)
  3. 201ABC
    90 mins
    • Energy Storage (including Pumped Storage)
    Is pumped-storage hydropower being properly regulated in the U.S.? Right now, these assets are required to have a hydropower operating license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, but should ...
  4. 206D
    90 mins
    • Equipment and Technology
    During the refurbishment and upgrade of hydroelectric projects, fish passage and mortality are subjects that need to be reviewed and assessed. This session will present successful modeling and testing ...
  5. 205
    90 mins
    • Market Trends and Asset Strategies
    Come participate in an interactive discussion with industry experts who will share their insight and perspectives for maximizing the value of data and keeping it safe. Discussions will cover a wide ra ...
  6. 206C
    90 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
    In this session, the panelists'will discuss the importance of'having a'complete understanding of condition evaluation as it relates to the operation and maintenance of water passages and conveyances.'
  7. 202AB
    90 mins
    • Policies and Regulations
    More than half of the active'Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-licensed hydropower projects in the U.S. have license expiration dates slated from now through 2037. The expected workload in conjunct ...
  8. 90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
    This session will focus on'the hydraulics of civil structures, such as spillway deflector design and'important issues related to the transport,'deposition'and management of sediment from the perspecti ...
1:30 PM
  1. 30 mins
    These fully scheduled,  multi-location presentation programs on the exhibitions floor are free and open to all HYDROVISION International attendees. Due to the success of the 2019 introduction of the K ...
2:30 PM
  1. 30 mins
    HYDROVISION International thanks the following companies for their support and for helping envision a hydro future. VIEW SPONSORS
2:45 PM
  1. 206B
    90 mins
    • Civil Works and Dam Safety
    The pandemic'has'affected everyone and added an extra layer of difficulty for'construction, maintenance,'inspection'and operations to'ensure'dam safety. Panelist will include dam regulators, owner and ...
  2. 201ABC
    90 mins
    • Energy Storage (including Pumped Storage)
    The biggest world challenge by the middle of the 21st'century will be drinking water. In addition to its vital role in providing sport to the electric grid, pumped-storage hydropower can be used to pr ...
  3. 206D
    90 mins
    • Equipment and Technology
    Come listen to'several'industry experts discuss how they are using innovative tools and technology to increase efficiency'and'reduce cost'in the hydropower industry.
  4. 205
    90 mins
    • Market Trends and Asset Strategies
    We have a critical challenge to communicate with the entire energy industry that hydro is both old and new technology that supports grid stability and renewable energy integration. The session will sh ...
  5. 203
    90 mins
    • New Development (including Small Hydro)
  6. 206C
    75 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
    Owners of existing hydropower plants have a variety of opportunities to optimize operations for maximum benefits. Experts will discuss several different methods to optimize your plant's generation,'op ...
  7. 202AB
    90 mins
    • Policies and Regulations
    Two years of deep dialogue between organizations with contrasting views on hydropower resulted in'agreement on specific areas of collaboration. Since then, groups have worked together to develop real ...
  8. 90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
    As the understanding of fish habitat evolves, the regulators responsible for protecting fish habitat may impose changes to hydropower operations that benefit the downstream fish habitat.'This session ...
3:00 PM
  1. Exhibitor Move-Out
    480 mins
4:30 PM
  1. Networking Party
    120 mins

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