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Technical Talk with RF Talk with RF Conference Call8/17/2020 6:00:00 PM8/17/2020 7:30:00 PM<p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">​​​<span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">ReliabilityFirst (RF) offers a regularly scheduled monthly call to provide Entities and stakeholders with a forum for addressing topics and questions relevant to reliability, resiliency and security. These calls are held on the third Monday of each month from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time.  </span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">While RF subject matter experts (SMEs) will provide presentations and updates, they will not address entity-specific questions and issues. These types of questions can be handled offline by utilizing the RF </span><a href="/ProgramAreas/EntityEngage/AssistVisits/Pages/AssistVisits.aspx"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-4" style="text-decoration:underline;">Assist Visit Program</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">. If you have any questions, please reach out to Brian Thiry, Entity Engagement Manager, via <a href=""><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-4">email</span> </a>or 216-503-0636. </span></p><h1 style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-5">Event Information </span></h1><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Webex Link:  </span><a href=""><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-4" style="text-decoration:underline;">click here</span></a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Meeting Number: 160 549 8194<br><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Meeting Password: 0123456789<br><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><br>Join by phone: 1-650-479-3207, access code: 160 549 8194</span></span></span></span></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Please join us on using <strong>#TechTalkRF </strong>as the event code</span></p><h1 style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-5">Tentative Agenda Topics</span></h1><p><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Operational Resilience</strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Bheshaj Krishnappa – Program Manager, Risk & Resiliency</span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Operational resilience is an indicator of an Entity's preparedness in these challenging times. RF has been working on identifying factors that increase resilience and create awareness across its stakeholders. As a part of these efforts, RF offers a tool that will characterize the operational resilience of an entity's Bulk Power System (BPS) infrastructure in the presence of cyberattacks. </span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This presentation is especially relevant for SMEs in the areas of cyber, IT/OT and physical security, as well as any personnel involved in operations or securing the BPS. Please invite anyone in your organization interested in learning more regarding the innovative tool for assessing and benchmarking your operational resilience. </span></li></ul><p><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">RF Regional Risk Assessment (RRA)</strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Patrick O'Connor – Senior Counsel, Enforcement</span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">RF continuously strives to achieve excellence as a risk-based organization focused on preserving and enhancing the reliability, security, and resiliency of the bulk power system. RF gathers and analyzes the information at its disposal to identify risks specific to its footprint that could potentially impact reliability, and utilizes the output from the RRA to process to inform its work. </span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This presentation is especially relevant for executives, directors and managers who are interested in how RF views its footprint and prioritizes risks. Please invite anyone in your organization interested in learning more about how RF utilizes data to inform decision making and how this translates to outreach, education and monitoring.</span></li></ul>

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