Substation Best Practices Consortium
Annual Conference 2023
October 16 – 18, 2023 | Newark, New Jersey
Welcome Reception on October 15
Get, set, mark your calendars! We’re excited to see you all for SBPC’s utilities-only Annual Conference!
Welcome to the Substation Best Practices Consortium Conference, the cornerstone of our immersive, collaborative program specifically curated for industry professionals in the electrical utilities sector. Uniting minds from diverse facets of the industry, this conference serves as a melting pot for fresh ideas, innovative practices, and state-of-the-art technologies.
At the conference, hosted by PSEG this year, the spirit of collaboration is truly palpable. Each member is not just a passive attendee, but an active participant, contributing their own insights, and together, shaping the trajectory of the entire year’s activities. Collectively, we explore and select follow-up activities, identify salient topics, and pave the way for more in-depth studies to enrich our program.
With a robust combination of hands-on learning, comprehensive case studies, expert-led panel discussions, and a wealth of networking opportunities, the Substation Best Practices Consortium Conference not only fosters knowledge sharing but also catalyzes actionable insights that resonate well beyond the conference.
Join us as we continue to drive industry excellence, nurture a culture of shared learning, and ultimately, build a sustainable and efficient future for the electrical utilities sector. Our conference serves as a forum where expertise meets innovation, and where each member contributes to the industry’s evolution.
Our program will focus on the important topics covering Operational Analytics and Condition Monitoring, Security in Substations Highlights, Specification & Design Trends of High Voltage Equipment, Data Analytics in the Utility Business, and Workforce Management. This schedule will constantly evolve over the next few months – check back often to the latest updates.
Operational Analytics and Condition Monitoring
Specification and Design Trends of High Voltage Equipment
Security in Substations Highlights
Data Analytics in the Utility Business
New Jersey is a northeastern U.S. state with some 130 miles of Atlantic coast. Jersey City, across the Hudson River from Lower Manhattan, is the site of Liberty State Park, where ferries embark for nearby Ellis Island, with its historic Immigration Museum, and the iconic Statue of Liberty. The Jersey Shore includes notable resort towns like historic Asbury Park and Cape May, with its preserved Victorian buildings.
New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square.
Central Park is stunning in October as the trees transition into a spectacular palette of autumnal hues. Whether you decide to stroll, jog, or rent a bike, the park’s beauty offers a tranquil escape from the city’s hustle and bustle.
Your visit wouldn’t be complete without experiencing a Broadway show. With theatres reopened, you can catch some of the world-class plays and musicals that have made Broadway renowned worldwide. Make sure to book your tickets in advance.
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Embark on a ferry trip from Battery Park to visit these iconic American landmarks. The Statue of Liberty stands as a symbol of freedom, and Ellis Island is steeped in the country’s immigration history.
The High Line
This 1.45-mile-long elevated park, built on a former railway track, offers a unique perspective of Manhattan’s cityscape. The High Line provides a serene and scenic route for a walk, surrounded by creative landscaping and interesting architecture.
New York City Food Tour
NYC is a foodie’s paradise, reflecting its diverse cultural mix. Join a food tour to explore a variety of cuisines, from bagels and pizza slices to exquisite fine dining experiences. You might also want to explore the local breweries and wine bars.
Visit Princeton University
Take a short trip to New Jersey to visit the historic and prestigious Princeton University. Enjoy a walk through the scenic campus, characterized by its distinctive Collegiate Gothic architecture, or visit the Princeton University Art Museum, known for its diverse collections.
Atlantic City Boardwalk
In New Jersey, the Atlantic City Boardwalk is a must-visit. With its beautiful ocean views, amusement rides, and bustling casinos, there is something for everyone. While there, don’t miss trying some famous Atlantic City salt-water taffy.
Get excited for the sites we will be visiting!
PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE GROUP INCORPORATED HEADQUARTERS
The Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is a publicly traded diversified energy company headquartered in Newark, New Jersey, US established in 1985 with a legacy dating back to 1903.
The company’s largest subsidiary is Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G). The Public Service Electric and Gas Company is a regulated gas and electric utility company established in 1928 serving the state of New Jersey and it is New Jersey’s oldest and largest investor-owned utility company; it was originally a subsidiary of the New-Jersey-based Public Service Corporation.
We understand that attendees will be coming from different parts of the world. We will be providing a few options, tips, and tricks for your journey to the conference soon!