iTOA User Group Conference [Going Virtual]

See how other utilities use the iTOA platform, what others are innovating with the software, learn from industry leaders on best practices, lessons learned, and ability to ask questions.

Draft Agenda:

Day 1 - Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Day 2 - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
TopicLeadRepresentingDurationStart (ET)End (ET)Start (PT)End (PT)
Welcome & LogisticsSusan DodgeiTOA UGC10 mins11:00 AM11:10 AM8:00 AM8:10 AM
Opening Remarks from Sun-NetSun-Net15 mins11:10 AM11:25 AM8:10 AM8:25 AM
Experience using iTOA after 1 year of Online OperationEd MackowiczNiSource40 mins11:25 AM12:05 PM8:25 AM9:05 AM
Break/Stretching with a Personal Trainer  10 mins12:05 PM12:15 PM9:05 AM9:15 AM
ITOA Interruption Module with TADS and NATF ReportingChris SharpComEd, Exelon30 mins12:15 PM12:45 PM9:15 AM9:45 AM
Break   45 mins12:45 PM1:30 PM9:45 AM10:30 AM
iTOA Features and Functions in Development Part 1Sun-NetSun-Net60 mins1:30 PM2:30 PM10:30 AM11:30 AM
Break  10 mins2:30 PM2:40 PM11:30 AM11:40 AM
iTOA User Group Committee IdeathoniTOA UGCiTOA UGC30 mins2:40 PM3:10 PM11:40 AM12:10 PM
Breakout Sessions: 25 mins, 5 min transition 
(New) Session AA: Workload ManagementPaneliTOA UGC15 mins3:10 PM3:25 PM12:10 PM12:25 PM
Session A: Compliance and ReportingPaneliTOA UGC30 mins3:25 PM3:55 PM12:25 PM12:55 PM
Session B: How iTOA is used by Study EngineersPaneliTOA UGC30 mins3:55 PM4:25 PM12:55 PM1:25 PM
Session C: IT/Admin Related Topics for DiscussionPaneliTOA UGC30 mins4:25 PM4:55 PM1:25 PM1:55 PM
Session D: Interfacing with EMS, DMS, and ADMSPaneliTOA UGC30 mins4:55 PM5:25 PM1:55 PM2:25 PM
Session E: CAISO Break OutPaneliTOA UGC30 mins5:25 PM5:55 PM2:25 PM2:55 PM
Daily AdjournmentSusan DodgeTOA UGC5 mins5:55 PM6:00 PM2:55 PM3:00 PM
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
TopicLeadRepresentingDurationStart (ET)End (ET)Start (PT)End (PT)
Daily WelcomeSusan DodgeTOA UGC10 mins11:00 AM11:10 AM8:00 AM8:10 AM
Switching Execution and Logging Module ImplementationRyan MartinExelon30 mins11:10 AM11:40 AM8:10 AM8:40 AM
Break/Stretching with a Personal Trainer                             10 mins11:40 AM11:50 AM8:40 AM8:50 AM
How CNP uses iTOA for Tracking Switching Jobs and Communication with ERCOTEric ScherCenterpoint Energy40 mins11:50 AM12:30 PM8:50 AM9:30 AM
Break   30 mins12:30 PM1:00 PM9:30 AM10:00 AM
iTOA Features and Functions in Development Part 2Sun-NetSun-Net50 mins1:00 PM1:50 PM10:00 AM10:50 AM
Break   10 mins1:50 PM2:00 PM10:50 AM11:00 AM
How ORU Switched to Paperless Process Using iTOAPatrick ParasramOrange & Rockland Utilities30 mins2:00 PM2:30 PM11:00 AM11:30 AM
Break/Raffle   10 mins2:30 PM2:40 PM11:30 AM11:40 AM
iTOA Roadmap and Future PlansMehulSun-Net50 mins2:40 PM3:30 PM11:40 AM12:30 PM
Break  10 mins3:30 PM3:40 PM12:30 PM12:40 PM
Breakout Sessions: 25 mins, 5 min transition        
Session A: Review of Various iTOA IntegrationsPaneliTOA UGC30 mins3:40 PM4:10 PM12:40 PM1:10 PM
Session B: Paperless Switching ExecutionPaneliTOA UGC30 mins4:10 PM4:40 PM1:10 PM1:40 PM
Session C: iTOA Generation Ops ModulePaneliTOA UGC30 mins4:40 PM5:10 PM1:40 PM2:10 PM
Session D: Telecom ModulePaneliTOA UGC30 mins5:10 PM5:40 PM2:10 PM2:40 PM
Final AdjournmentSusan DodgeiTOA UGC10 mins5:40 PM5:50 PM2:40 PM2:50 PM


Draft Agenda - Subject to Change based on Registration Feedback
Since this is a Virtual Conference, we'd like to be inclusive and base the Agenda off your feedback. Thank you!

About iTOA User Group Conference

iTOA User Group Conference is an annual conference led by the User Group Committee for the iTOA User Group Community to get together and discuss various ways to utilize iTOA to address challenges and offer solutions for the rest of the community. We believe in bringing people together to collectively discuss the latest updates and product road map along with showcasing various utilities’ experiences and ways to overcome the newest requirements in the industry.   


Panel Discussions

Panel led sessions to discuss various topics based on topics suggested by the User Group.

Presentations by Various Utilities

Showcasing unique features and experiences with iTOA to spark ideas and ignite new ones.

Updates from Sun-Net

Product roadmap, showcase of features from various enhancements, and other company updates.


Each Registration Will be Mailed a Swag Bag to the Address on the Registration