Dave Roberts begins the Renewables User Group event with a welcome message and agenda overview.
Information on the Event:
This daylong seminar covers topics of interest to every executive in the energy industry, plus affording opportunities to network with peers who also have an interest in the rapidly evolving technology involved in managing renewables. Learn about Solar PV Reliability and Monitoring Infrastructure; Solar and Wind Power Integration; Wind Energy and Real Time WORF Models; AF Implementation for Wind Power Applications; Best Practices in Rapid deployment of PI Infrastructure and Integration with OEM Supplied SCADA Systems; Power Management Unit Requirements for Wind Farm Interconnection; and see our vendor spotlights on IBM, SmartSignal, WindDATA and AEG. Discussions and presentations will be led by the innovators in the field of renewables: SunPower, Invenergy, EDF-EN, John Deere, OSIsoft, SmartSignal and IBM.
Dave Roberts joined OSIsoft as Director in May 2005. Today, as OSIsoft's VP for Business Development and Strategic Sales, Mr. Roberts manages OSIsoft's various vertical industries, including Power, Transmission & Distribution, Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining, and many other process industries. Mr. Roberts is very active in the wind industry, and works with many of the major wind and power generation companies to optimize the management of their various assets and businesses.
Prior to joining OSIsoft, Mr. Roberts worked at SeaWest WindPower. As Vice President, Project Development, he was responsible for the development of hundreds of megawatts of wind farms in the western U.S. Mr. Roberts then became Senior Vice President of Strategy and Planning, leading to the eventual sale of SeaWest to the AES Corporation in 2005. During this period, SeaWest started-up and owned Prasentia, LLC, where as President Mr. Roberts defined product and service strategies, launched the business, and conducted commercial transactions with end-use customers. Prasentia's main business was the development and implementation of Real-Time Wind Farm Management Systems, which utilized the OSIsoft PI System platform, and included Wind Farm SCADA systems and Management/Enterprise Level systems.
Mr. Roberts earned his BA International Relations and MBA International Management from the Fischer Graduate School of International Management, MIIS, Monterey, CA.