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Technical Talk with RFhttps://rfirst.org/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=237Technical Talk with RF8/15/2022 6:00:00 PM8/15/2022 7:30:00 PM<p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:9pt;color:#333333;">R</span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:9pt;color:#333333;">e</span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:9pt;color:#333333;">liabilityFirst (RF) offers a regularly scheduled monthly call to provide Entities and stakeholders with a forum for addressing topics and questions relevant to reliability, resilience, and security. These calls are typically held on the third Monday of each month from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST.  </span><br></p><p style="color:#333333;box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">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 using the RF </span><a href="/ProgramAreas/EntityEngage/AssistVisits/Pages/AssistVisits.aspx" style="color:#337ab7;box-sizing:border-box;background-color:transparent;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="text-decoration-line:underline;box-sizing:border-box;">Assist Visit Program</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">. If you have any questions, please reach out to Michelle Cross, Entity Engagement Manager, via email or 216-503-0603. </span></p><p style="color:#333333;box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Event Information:  <a href="https://reliabilityfirst.webex.com/reliabilityfirst/j.php?MTID=m3aa2695bdbca2367a37af42fc11bc56b">Click Here​</a></strong></span></span></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;color:#333333;box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Meeting Number: 2308 052 6428<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Meeting Password: 0123456789<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Join by phone: 1-650-479-3207, Access Code: 2308 052 6428</span></span></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;color:#333333;box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Please join us on Slido.com using <strong style="box-sizing:border-box;">#TechTalkRF </strong>as the event code</span></p><h1 style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>Agenda Topics</strong></span> </h1><p><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Align Update:  <a href="/about/Align%20Library/2022%20August%20Align%20Update.pdf">Click Here​</a></strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Anthony Jablonski – Manager, Risk Analysis and Mitigation (RAM), RF</span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This update is especially relevant for Primary Compliance Contacts (PCC) and their alternates who are responsible for using Align and the Secure Evidence Locker.</span><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"> </strong></li></ul><p><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Talen Energy's Internal Controls Journey:  <a href="/KnowledgeCenter/Risk%20Analysis/InternalControls/Presentations/Talen%20Energy%20Internal%20Controls%20Journey%202022-08-15%20Tech%20Talk.pdf">Click Here</a></strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Nick Poluch – Senior NERC Manager, Talen Energy</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Colleen Dolan – Manager, NERC Internal Controls, Talen Energy</span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Nick and Colleen will present on Talen Energy's Internal Control Program. Their journey started in 2015 with the formation of Talen. Initially, internal controls were implemented for high-risk standards, but they have matured to practices and policies around their entire NERC compliance program. The practices include operational implementation monitoring, consistent messaging and extent of conditions.</span></li></ul><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">​<strong style="font-size:9pt;">DTE Energy's Internal Controls Journey:  <a href="/KnowledgeCenter/Risk%20Analysis/InternalControls/Presentations/DTE%20Energy%20Internal%20Controls%20Journey%202022-08-15%20Tech%20Talk.pdf">Click Here​</a></strong></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">V. Jason Smith, Director NERC Compliance, DTE Energy<br>Anna Pawlak, Supervisor NERC Security and Compliance, DTE Energy<br>Patrick Elliott, Senior Auditor NERC Compliance, DTE Energy<br>Jeff Wallace, Specialist NERC Compliance Process Management, DTE Energy</span></p><p></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">DTE Energy will provide an overview of their Internal Control Program and journey with an upstream focus on preventing and mitigating risks. We will hear from DTE Energy about their Operations & Planning and Cyber-Security testing and monitoring of controls; plus, they will discuss their GRC tool and controls that govern the program.</span></li></ul><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">These presentations are especially relevant not just to compliance personnel, but also to Internal Controls Champions and all those who assist in the design and tracking of Internal Controls programs. </span><p><br><br></p>

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