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Technical Talk with RF Talk with RF1/25/2021 7:00:00 PM1/25/2021 8:30:00 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. EST, however January's call will be <strong>Monday, January 25</strong> due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day.</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" style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Assist Visit Program</font></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>Event Information</strong></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><strong>WeEx Link:  </strong><a href=""><strong>Click Here</strong></a><br>Meeting Number/Access Code:  180 086 7451<br>Meeting Password:  0123456789<br>Join by phone:  1-650-479-3207<br>Please join us on using #TechTalkRF as the event code</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><strong>Tentative Agenda Topics:</strong></span></p><p><strong>2021 Keynote Address and Tech Talk Kickoff </strong></p><p>Tim Gallagher – RF President and CEO</p><ul><li>This presentation is especially relevant for organizational leaders and anyone interested in how RF partners with industry to preserve and enhance reliability, resilience and security throughout a pandemic and ever-changing threat landscape.<strong> </strong></li></ul><p><strong>RF Operational Analysis & Awareness Events Analysis Recap</strong></p><p>Tony Purgar – Manager, Operational Analysis and Awareness (OAA)</p><ul><li>This recap of the events and challenges faced throughout the RF footprint in 2020 will include a summary of Lessons Learned, reminders on how to report events, and expectations when analyzing events with RF.</li><li>This presentation is especially relevant for those in compliance and operations responsible for reporting events to RF, including protection engineers and SCADA engineers as RF will discuss misoperation type events (category 1a) and loss of EMS events (category 1h). </li></ul><p><strong>Compliance Monitoring Attachment C (Sampling)</strong></p><p>Mike Hughes – Principal Technical Auditor, Operations & Planning Monitoring</p><ul><li>This update on changes and enhancements to Attachment C will include tips on how entities can proactively document assets in advance of an audit or spot-check.</li><li>This presentation is especially relevant for those in compliance departments responsible for submitting sampling lists during a compliance monitoring engagement.</li></ul><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"></span> </p><p> </p>

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