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Room: Illinois

Empowering Operations Through Technology

SCADA technology for remote monitoring and control has been around for decades with new features and functionality advancements being added as technology becomes more widespread, abundant, and affordable. These new capabilities are allowing utilities to do more with their systems and personnel by providing faster, more accessible interfaces with the SCADA system. An appropriate application of mobile technology and remote access can improve SCADA operations and efficiency. This presentation describes the benefits of using available technology to improve operations. A specific case of using mobile technology to improve operations will be mentioned. Best practices and standards for using mobile technology will be discussed.

Moderator:  Jerry Bever

Presenter(s):

Kevin Cooke - Westin Engineering

Kevin has been with Westin Engineering in Chicago for 5 years.  He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado.