Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
November 14-15, 2018 Tampa FL



Wednesday, November 14, 2018

7:30am to 8:00am

Registration & Welcome Breakfast Sponsored by DILO
Gasparilla Ballroom
Note: Breakfast served until 9 am

8:00am to 8:45am

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Corey Ratza, Sales Manager and Billy Lao, General Manager
DILO Company, Inc

8:45am to 9:30am Tampa Electric Company: People. Business. Community.
Keynote Speaker- Gary Raulerson, Substation Engineer.
Tampa Electric Company
9:30am to 10:15am History of SF6 Circuit Breakers.
Richard York, Advisory Engineer.
10:15am to 10:45pm Morning Break sponsored by Keasler Associates
Pre-function Area
10:45am to 11:15pm SF6 Leak Reduction Using On-Line Leak Sealing.
Jim Hackett, Division Manager
The COLT Group
11:15pm to 12:00pm Voluntary SF6 Emission Reduction Partnership: Recent Achievements and Planned Activities
Volha Roshchanka, Environmental Specialist.
US Environmental Protection Agency
12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch Sponsored by DILO Direct
Bayshore Ballroom
1:30pm to 2:15pm Update on the 2018- 2019 U.S. Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.
Stephanie Bogle, Climate Change & Energy Specialist.
US Environmental Protection Agency
2:15pm to 3:00pm Adding SF6 to Energized Breakers.
Tab Jordan, Senior Engineering Technician.
DUKE Energy
3:00pm to 3:30pm Response of California Utilities to SF6 Emission Regulations.
Linus Farias, Senior Environmental Engineer.
Pacific Gas and Electric
3:30pm to 5:15pm Cocktail Reception Sponsored by The Colt Group & Ask the Experts Expo
Lawn Outside of Bayshore Ballroom
5:30pm Departure for DILO Dinner Cruise
Hotel Exit

7:00pm to 9:30pm

DILO Dinner Cruise on the Yacht Starship
The Tampa Bay

Thursday, November 15, 2018

7:30am to 8:30am

Welcome Breakfast Sponsored by DILO Direct
Gasparilla Ballroom
Note: Breakfast served until 9 am

8:00am to 8:15am

Overview of Day One Topics & Introduction of Day Two Topics
�Corey Ratza, Sales Manager
DILO Company, Inc

8:15am to 9:00am

Best Practices in Dealing with Decomposition in SF6 GIE
Neil Hutchins, Equipment Services Supervisor.
Southern Company Services.
Co Presenter:
Stephen Cabeza, Senior Substation Specialist, Alabama Power Company

9:00am to 9:45pm

SF6 Gas Management.
Craig Scarlett, Senior Engineer.
Kansas City Power and Light Company

9:45am to 10:15am

Morning Break Sponsored by Turner Sales
Pre-function Area

10:15am to 11:30am

Alternative Insulating Fluids to SF6 Gas: What we know and don�t know.
Karla Trost, Director Global Product Realization.�

G&W Electric Company
Co Presenters:
George Becker, Principal Substation Engineer, Power Engineers Daniel Schiffbauer, Technology Executive, Toshiba

11:30am to 1:00pm

Lunch Sponsored by DILO & Mini Expo of DILO Company Equipment
Bayshore Ballroom

1:00pm to 1:30pm

3M� Novec� Insulating Gases.
John G. Owens, Lead Research Specialist.

1:30pm to 2:00pm

G3 Alternative Gas Solutions
Todd Irwin, Business Development Manager
GE Power

2:00pm to 2:30pm

Afternoon Break Sponsored by Kuehne & Nagel
Pre-function Area

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Panel Discussion: Alternative Gases
Karla Trost, John G. Owens, Linus Farias, Todd Irwin, and Billy Lao

4:00pm to 4:30pm

Closing Remarks and Q&A
Billy Lao, General Manager
DILO Company, Inc.


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