PUG Conference Agenda

PUG 2024 Conference Agenda

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What’s waiting for you at PUG 2024?
Gain invaluable knowledge, insights, and opportunities to expand your network.
Take the chance to connect with professionals who share your interests, learn strategies to solve your design challenges, and inspire breakthroughs to help you move your process forward.
PUG 2024 will leave you feeling empowered and inspired.
Highlights include:
  • Gain deeper insights about SBS Intelligent Design Platforms.
  • Access SBS experts and collaborate with other professionals in the industry.
  • Dedicated transportation from the hotel to conference activities will be provided.
Conference Dates: Aug. 26-29, 2024.
Location: Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows, 10345 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree, CO 80124. 
Closest Airport: Denver International Airport (DIA)
Hotel Information: SBS has a special group rate Aug. 26-29. Join us at Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows for the best rate. 
Use this link to book your stay.
All about PUG 2024
The conference starts with the PUG Golf Tournament on Aug. 26:
The annual PUG Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, Aug. 26, at the Lone Tree Golf Club, starting at 10:00 am. We will be using a “Scramble” format.
Monday | Aug. 26
10:00 am
Annual PUG Golf Tournament
Tuesday | Aug. 27
8:00 am to 9:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 am to 9:30 am 
Welcome / Opening
Pat Reid—SBS
9:30 am to 9:45 am 
SBS “State of the Union”
Al Eliasen—SBS 
9:45 am to 10:00 am
Break
10:00 am to 10:20 am
Client Snapshot
Idaho Power
9:45 am to 10:00 am
Lessons Learned and Single Circuit Insights
Arizona Public Service
11:30 am to 11:45 am
Client Snapshot
Trico
11:45 am to 12:45 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm to 1:05 pm
Client Snapshot
Fortis Alberta
1:10 pm to 1:40 pm
What’s New – Telecom and Renewables
Jim Lucas, Joe Cronin, Sarah Jones—SBS
1:40 pm to 1:55 pm
Break
1:55 pm to 2:15 pm
Client Snapshot
Southern California Edison
2:20 pm to 3:20 pm
Product Updates
David Wilbur—SBS
3:20 pm to 4:00 pm
Open Forum
SBS Staff
4:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Thought Sessions Overview
Chuck Yokum, Paul Gravel, Sarah Jones—SBS
Wednesday | Aug. 28
8:00 am to 9:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 am to 10:00 am 
AI Initiatives
Serguei Sokolov—SBS
10:05 am to 10:25 am
Client Snapshot
Unisource/Tucson Electric Power
10:25 am to 10:45 am
Break
10:45 am to 11:45 am
Project Updates
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
11:45 am to 12:45 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
The Role of AUD in the Construction Lifecycle
Oncor
1:50 pm to 2:10 pm
Client Snapshot
Hydro One
2:10 pm to 2:25 pm
Break
2:25 pm to 3:00 pm
Neat Findings From the Past Year
Sarah Jones—SBS
3:05 pm to 3:35 pm
Planning for Post Go-Live Support
SBS Staff
3:35 pm to 4:00 pm
Open Forum – How Do You Handle As-Built?
SBS Staff
Thursday | Aug. 29
8:00 am to 9:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Client Snapshot
Dominion
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Thought Sessions (Multiple Topics)
SBS Staff
11:30 am to 12:00 pm
Closing Remarks
Pat Reid—SBS
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Lunch
Peer Utility Group