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Emerging Technologies Roundtable


The Westin San Diego | 400 West Broadway | San Diego, CA 92101

Start Time

6/8/2017 8:00 AM

End Time

6/8/2017 11:30 AM

Event Details

NERC Announcement: Emerging Technology Roundtable
June 7, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific
June 8, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
The Westin San Diego
400 West Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
Event Information
NERC is hosting an “Emerging Technology Roundtable,” a two day event with in depth discussions about the integration of technologies to improve the reliable operation of the Bulk Electric System (BES) while addressing and mitigating cyber and physical security risks. The Roundtable will be held on June 7 – 8, 2017 immediately following the Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee (CIPC) meeting.
Guest presenters will focus on BES technology and its reliability benefits, business case matters, cyber/technology risks and regulatory implications. The objective is to make participants aware of strategies and considerations related to technologies integration that could be used to improve operations and reliability in a secure manner that supports compliance. Vendors and asset owners are invited to attend to share ideas and develop solutions to help advance the assessment and adoption of emerging technologies.
Guest speakers from industry and key vendors will address topics relevant to BES technology:
Day 1 – Internet of Things (IoT)
1:00 p.m.
         Opening remarks and introductions
1:15 p.m.
         What is the Internet of Things threat?
1:45 p.m.
         Recent IoT trends and exploits
2:15 p.m.
         Applying the NERC CIP standards to IoT
3:00 p.m.
         Roundtable discussion: Industry and Vendor Experiences
4:30 p.m.
         Closing and Next Steps
Day 2 – Cloud Computing on the Bulk Electric System
8:30 a.m.
Opening remarks and introductions
8:45 a.m.
Risk and security considerations for Cloud Services
9:45 p.m.
Industry updates on guides, whitepapers, and pilots
10:30 a.m.
Roundtable discussion: Industry and Vendor Experiences
11:30 a.m.
Closing and Next Steps
Registration: Registration is free and is required for attendees at Eventbrite
Hotel and Vicinity Information:  The Westin San Diego
400 West Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone:  (619) 239-4500
Hotel Registration – Hotel cutoff date: May 15, 2017


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