Utility Sessions

(as of November 10, 2017)

Monday Afternoon


Identifying the Root Causes.

Keith Pancake, ACRT, Inc.


thriving compatible ROW vegetation.

Stan Vera-Art, Grow with Trees


overview of the new utility specialist certification study guide.

Geoff Kempter, Asplundh Tree Care Co.
Randall Miller, PacifiCorp


The Capital Window: IVM Techniques for Advancing Sustainable Rights-of-Way.

Bradley Mitchell,


Integrated Remote Sensing for Distribution Vegetation Management.

Nick Day

Tuesday Morning

reversing the effects of worker turnover through investment and collaboration.

Will Nutter, 
Jim Downie, 


Only the Brave

Mike Neal-Mowbray


Understanding the Cost of Deferred Maintenance.

Travis Rogers, 


Tuesday Afternoon

Cooperative Electric Panel Discussion.

Erica Lewis,
Michael Johnson, North Georiga EMC
George Leader, Middle Tennessee EMC
Pedernales  and Adam Warf;ECI


integrated approach for managing ROWS to MAINTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE.

Roy Van Houten, WSSI


driving successful vegetation management software implementations through cooperation and collaboration.

Jim Downie,


ivm to IMPROVE access, reliability, habitat, economics, and relations.

Richard Johnstone, 


An overview of the PG&Es Corporate Contractor Safety Program

Collette Nida-Brown, PG&E