When a major disaster strikes a utility, restoration of service is a priority for the utility and customers alike. Planning is essential, but lessons are always learned from the actual work.

This special-interest session, on Tuesday, April 20, 1 p.m to 3 p.m. in Room 296, will present some lessons learned in the field from people who led the recovery after a disaster. Shelby Grosz of Entergy will lead the session.

  • Katrina: Restoration and Recovery in the Central Business District - Shelby P. Grosz, Sr., Entergy
  • 9/11: Recovering the ConEd Network after September 11, 2001 - Daniel Simon, Consolidated Edison
  • Hurricane Gustav: Recovering from a Major Transmission Disaster - George Bartlett, Entergy