APDA Northwest Area

Spring 1998 meeting

Vancouver British Columbia, Canada

April 22, 23 and 24, 1998

 

Place:

Sheraton Landmark Hotel

1400 Robson Street

Vancouver BC

1-800-830-6144

 

Date:

 

Training agenda and NWPP topics to follow in early 1998.

Spouses agenda to follow in early 1998.

Registration fee expected to be around $135.00 CDN for APDA and $65.00 CDN for Spouses.

Includes hospitality room, buses, dinner banquet and all the fun you can have (including great weather in the beautiful city). Hospitality room open each night at 1930.

Room prices expected to be an excellent APDA price of $98.00 Canadian ($75.00 US) per night. For those who wish to travel to Vancouver and stay any days before or after the APDA meetings, the hotel will honor our group rate.

 

Any questions contact Rod Byrnell at:

Home - (604) 463-9473

Work - (604) 293-5821

Internet - rbyrnell@istar.ca or rbyrnell@bchydro.bc.ca

 

NWPP DISPATCHER MEETING

Vancouver, British Columbia -- April 22nd, 1998

 

0800-0815 - - Introductions / arrangements

0815-0830 - - Description of NERC

0830-0930 - - System Operator Certification And Training Program Accreditation

0930-1000 - - Coffee

1000-1030 - - Future Direction For Electric Industry -- Transmission vs. Marketing

1030-1100 - - WSCC Reliability Management System (Compliance Issues)

1100-1200 - - NW Security Coordinator

  1. Interface with System Operator
  2. Incorporation and Liability Concerns
  3. Phase-in Schedule
  4. Final Authority -- who has it and why?
  5. Monitoring and Reporting

1200-1330 - - Lunch

1330-1415 - - NWPP Contingency Reserve Sharing

1415-1430 - - Coffee

1430-1515 - - Coordinating Significant Outages

  1. NWPP Process for Coordinating Outages on Significant Facilities
  2. Coordinating Other Outages

1515-1615 - - New Control Area Operations

  1. WSCC Control Area Recognition Process
  2. Alberta Grid Operator -- Electric Supply Board of Ireland
  3. California Independent System Operator
  4. IndeGO -- Status

1615-1645 - - Inadvertent Management

1700- - - - - - - Hospitality Suite Hosted By PacifiCorp

 

APDA DISPATCHERS MEETING

Vancouver, British Columbia -- April 23rd, 1998

 

0800-0815 - - INTRODUCTIONS / ARRANGEMENTS

0815-0930 - - BC HYDRO WHOLESALE TRANSMISSION CHANGES. HOW DID THE BC HYDRO SYSTEM CONTROL CENTER RESPOND TO THESE CHANGES?

0930-1000 - - Coffee

1000-1100 - - GORDON M. SHRUM (Bennett Dam) SINKHOLE.. WHAT HAPPENED AND HOW WAS IT FIXED?

1100-1200 - - POWEREX

1200-1330 - - Lunch

1330-1415 - - ALBERTA POWER POOL

1415-1430 - - Coffee

1430-1515 - - COLUMBIA POWER / WKP

DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEW AREAS OF WEST KOOTENAY GENERATION

1515-1615 - - BALLARD FUEL CELLS

1630 ----------HOSPITALITY SUITE HOSTED TY POWEREX

 

 

APDA DISPATCHERS BUSINESS MEETING

Vancouver, British Columbia -- April 24th, 1998

 

0830-1000 - - APDA DISPATCHER BUSINESS MEETING

1000-1100 - - TRAVEL TO GOLF, BC HYDRO SYSTEM CONTROL CENTER, OR POWEREX

1130-1600 - - GOLF - LANGARA GOLF COURSE - $35.00

 

SPOUSES AGENDA

 

April 22, 1998

0830-1000 - - Light Breakfast and meet for the day.

1030-1400 - - Travel to and Lunch on the top of Grouse Mountain. Sky Ride to the top.

 

April 23, 1998

0830-1000 - - Light Breakfast and meet for the day.

1000-1300 - - Travel to and shop at the Pacific Center Mall.

1300-1600 - - Travel to and shop and visit Grandville Island.

 

April 24, 1998

0830-1000 - - Light Breakfast and meet for the day.

1000-1600 - - Golf, Shop, visit or whatever. Your day.