Technical Tours – register by September 20, 2019

Attendees must be registered by September 20, 2019 to meet additional badging requirements to participate in the technical tours.  Please note: If you register for a tour but then find you are not able to attend, please contact the tour organizer (E-mail: Blake.Wright@pnnl.gov) before September 20, 2019 so that the tour can be made available to someone else.

Technical Tour 1 – EIOC

The Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center (EIOC) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory brings together industry-leading software, real-time grid data and advanced computation into a fully capable control room. Shaped with input from utilities, technology vendors and researchers across the Northwest, the EIOC serves as a unique platform for researching, developing and deploying technologies to better manage and control the grid. The new technologies developed here will be transferable across the industry and address the national need for a more reliable and effective electricity grid.  Tours will begin at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm on Wednesday, October 23 and last one hour.

(This tour is FREE – no cost, on a first-come-first-served basis – with a limit of 20 participants per tour time)

Technical Tour 2 – EMSL

The Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) is a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility sponsored by DOE’s Office of Biological & Environmental Research. EMSL is a world-class biological and environmental molecular science user facility with a vision to lead the scientific community in gaining a predictive understanding of molecular processes that control the flux of materials underpinning biological and ecosystem functions.  Tours will begin at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm on Wednesday, October 23 and last one hour.

(This tour is FREE – no cost, on a first-come-first-served basis – with a limit of 20 participants per tour time)