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Technical Talk with RF Talk with RF Conference Call10/19/2020 6:00:00 PM10/19/2020 7:30:00 PM<p><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></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" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" 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 email or 216-503-0636. </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><strong>WebEx Link:  </strong><a href="" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc"><strong>Click Here<span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">  </span></strong></font></span></a></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Meeting Number: 172 609 6145<br><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Meeting Password: 0123456789<br><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Join by phone: 1-650-479-3207, access code: 172 609 6145</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<br><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><br>Tentative Agenda Topics</strong></span></span></p><p><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Lessons from the Field – Modeling (MOD) Standards for Generator Owners</strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Jerry Thompson – Kestrel Power Engineering</span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This guest presentation is the continuation from the September Technical Talk. Mr. Thompson will continue to share success stories and lessons learned that can help Generator Owners with MOD standards, specifically MOD-025-2, MOD-026-1 and MOD-027-1.  </span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This presentation is especially relevant for Generator Owners, including personnel who are responsible for testing plant capabilities and submitting this data to Transmission Planners.<strong> </strong></span></span></li></ul><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><strong>Cold Weather Readiness – Outreach, Lessons Learned, Best Practices and Standard Authorization Request (SAR) Update<br></strong><br>Don Urban – Principal Analyst, Risk Analysis & Mitigation, RF<br>Derek Kassimer – Principal Analyst, Risk Analysis & Mitigation, RF</span></span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">The Risk Analysis & Mitigation (RAM) team will provide an update regarding cold weather readiness and ERO resources on cold weather preparation and Bulk Power System impacts.</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This presentation is especially relevant for Generator Owners, including personnel who are responsible for winterization efforts.</span></li></ul><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><strong>ReliabilityFirst Assist Visit Program – Statistics and Trends</strong><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">Ron Ross – Senior Reliability Consultant, Entity Engagement, RF</span></span></span></span></span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Mr. Ross will share lessons learned from RF's Assist Visit Program, including common themes and risks behind Standards and Requirements that are common requests.</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This presentation is especially relevant for compliance contacts, including members of the Compliance User's Group (CUG), who are interested in how this program can enhance reliability and security for all participants, as well as shape RF's outreach and education.</span></li></ul><p><br> </p>

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