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Webcast: Mixed Reality at Ontario Power Generation

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

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Recorded March 2, 2022

ABOUT THE EVENT

Utilities are increasingly turning to technology to adapt a changing workforce while optimizing operations of complex machinery and systems. Technology that can help utilities onboard a new generation of employees with a current array of tools while leveraging the wealth of expertise from an ageing workforce.

Ontario Power Generation is leading technology innovation to address these challenges today. Watch this webcast and hear from Dale Adams (Manager Work Centre/Maintenance, Ontario Power Generation) and Ed Lei (Nuclear Fleet Maintenance Programs Manager, Ontario Power Generation) as they share how HoloLens mixed reality and other technology innovations are helping Ontario Power Generation thrive with change. Hear from Bilal Khursheed (Microsoft Canada Industry Executive, Power & Utilities) on how technology is further enabling utilities across Canada.

Discussion

  • Technology empowering today’s utilities
  • How Ontario Power Generation is leveraging the mixed reality metaverse for real impact
  • What’s next for technology innovation at Ontario Power Generation

SPEAKERS

Dale Adams

Manager Work Centre/Maintenance, Ontario Power Generation

Dale has worked in the Hydro Generation industry for 37 years managing operations/maintenance and project activities. For the past 4 years, he has been working with various groups across the Renewable Generation side of OPG to explore and implement technologies associated with monitoring and diagnostics of fleet assets, expanding equipment monitoring capabilities and supporting “data” capture and utilization through various formats.

Ed Lei

Nuclear Fleet Maintenance Programs Manager, Ontario Power Generation

Ed has 32-year career across Mining, Automotive and Nuclear industries. The last 12 years have been spent in the Nuclear industry where he is currently the OPG Nuclear Maintenance Innovation lead and working on several industry-leading innovation projects such as AI, Robotic and, of course, the MS Hololens.

Bilal Khursheed

Industry Executive, Power & Utilities, Microsoft Canada

With over 15 years of senior leadership experience within P&U, Bilal has helped Canadian utilities transform to become ‘future-ready’ through the adoption of digital technologies. Bilal’s experience ranges from leading teams within Engineering, Enterprise Architecture, Data & Analytics, Enterprise Automation and Innovation. Bilal has a proven track record in setting digital strategies that align with business priorities, that drive operational excellence, improve employee and customer satisfaction, and drive value for shareholders.

 

Details

Date:
March 2
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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