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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 Spokane by choosing from a variety of industry workshops. HYDROVISION International partners with some of the most innovative organizations and programs, designed to give ...
  4. 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. 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 100BC
    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. 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 ...
  2. Booth# 629
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Learning from Case Studies
    As noted in a recent paper, 1 solar and wind energy can help to decarbonize electricity production but require other technologies, such as energy storage, to reliably meet demand. That paper estimates ...
4:30 PM
  1. Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
    120 mins
  2. Booth# 1400
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Technology Horizons
    This paper discussed in detail forecasting hydropower generation using fuzzy logic and artificial neural network. Hydropower is one of the important renewable energy sources that are produced from wat ...
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.

    This event benefits the Hydropower Foundation and takes place at The Steam Plant  - 159 S Lincoln St, Spokane, WA 99201

    Sponsored by:

    advanced hydro solutionsmavelemersonkleinschmidt

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 dam construction and rehabilitation of existing dams. The panelists will include dam owners, contractors and engineers who will share their experiences and les ...
  2. Ballroom 100BC
    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. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Market Trends and Asset Strategies
    This study examines the autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) model to examine the relationship between hydroelectricity consumption, trade openness, financial development, foreign direct investment,a ...
  12. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Market Trends and Asset Strategies
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
    Leaks develop at various locations on both new and aged equipment; in the past the repair options were limited to draining/de-pressurizing and re-gasketing, welding, applying epoxy or just wrapping wi ...
  16. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
    Construction of a laminated rim is a highly engineered component of a hydro generator rotor. It requires detailed engineering in combination highly controlled manufacturing and assembly processes and ...
  17. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
    The adoption of submersible remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) gives energy providers an innovative way to redefine what's possible. By providing teams with accurate, safe and cost effective inspection ...
  18. 202BC
    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 ...
  19. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
  20. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
    Climate Protection and Resources Conservation through a Water-runned Renewable Energy Recovery System in Off-grid Settlements By: Engr. Opeyemi Anthony Amusan, FIMCB, FCSP, FSHCM, CSAE University of G ...
  21. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
    Navigating the compliance framework imposed by the Equator Principles and IFC Performance Standards is a difficult task. Add understudied regions with limited baseline information and your level of ob ...
  22. 206A
    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.
  23. 206A
    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.
  24. 206A
    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.
  25. 206A
    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.
  26. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
    The purpose of this presentation is to provide a brief overview of the Non-Segregated Phase Bus (NSPB) and Cable Bus System (CBS) design and their respective applications in power generation and indus ...
  27. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Operations and Maintenance
  28. 206A
    90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
10:00 AM
  1. 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 ...
  2. Booth# 629
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Learning from Case Studies
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. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Booth# 1400
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Technology Horizons
    Video-based sensors are the future of asset condition monitoring because they allow you to not only measure data, but visualize that motion in real time and easily communicate the faults found with yo ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. Ballroom 100BC
    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.
  14. 202BC
    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 ...
  15. 206A
    90 mins
    • Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
    Hydrological risks can take different forms at hydropower facilities. Long periods of low precipitation will lead to drought, which will impact hydropower generation. Extreme precipitation events lead ...
11:30 AM
  1. Booth# 629
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Learning from Case Studies
    Hydrogeneration is the dominant source of energy in New Zealand, providing approximately 70% of total electricity. The Hornwort, a submersed, free-floating perennial which can reach nearly 20 feet of ...
  2. Booth# 1400
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Technology Horizons
12:45 PM
  1. Centennial Ballroom 300B
    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. Booth# 629
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Learning from Case Studies
    The State of Alaska Bradley Lake Power Plant is a 126 MW hydroelectric plant located on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska.  Bradley Lake is operated for the State by Homer Electric Association (HEA) under ...
  3. Booth# 1400
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Technology Horizons
    Abstract: Industry 4.0 contributes to discovering new approaches to address major global hurdles such as energy optimization, climate change, and economic and digital stagnation. Hydropower systems fr ...
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. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Ballroom 100BC
    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 ...
  14. 206A
    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 ...
  15. 206A
    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 ...
  16. 206A
    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 ...
  17. 206A
    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 ...
3:00 PM
  1. Booth# 629
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Learning from Case Studies
    Generator stability is key to successful blackstart operation or prolonged isolated or islanded operation. This paper gives a detailed overview of governor tuning for blackstart and islanded operation ...
8:00 AM
  1. 480 mins
8:30 AM
  1. Ballroom 100BC
    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. 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 ...
  2. Booth# 1400
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Technology Horizons
    The increase of the use of Intelligent Electrical Devices is improving hydro station operations, efficiency, and security.  This session will cover how the digital transformation incorporating motor c ...
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. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Lobby, Ballroom 100
    90 mins
    • Equipment and Technology
    Proper selection of screens for removing unwanted material ahead of turbines for hydro power production and how to maximize the amount of water sent to the turbines to increase power production effici ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. Booth# 1400
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Technology Horizons
  10. 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 ...
  11. Ballroom 100BC
    90 mins
    • New Development (including Small Hydro)
  12. 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. 
  13. 202BC
    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 ...
  14. 206A
    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. Booth# 1400
    30 mins
    • Knowledge HUB - Technology Horizons
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. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 ...
  8. 203
    90 mins
    • New Development (including Small Hydro)
  9. 206C
    90 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 ...
  10. 206C
    90 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 ...
  11. 206C
    90 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 ...
  12. 206C
    90 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 ...
  13. 202BC
    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 ...
  14. 206A
    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. 480 mins
4:30 PM
  1. Networking Party
    120 mins

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