iTOA User Group Conference

See how other utilities use the iTOA platform, what others are innovating with the software, learn from industry leaders on best practices, lessons learned, and ability to ask questions.

Draft Agenda:

Day 1 – Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Topic Lead Representing Duration Start  End 
Conference Registration and Sign-In 60 mins 8:00 AM 9:00 AM
Welcome Marc Dionne UGC 10 mins 9:00 AM 9:10 AM
How Xcel Energy uses various iTOA modules across different states and OpCos to achieve efficiency and compliance Mike Harrison Xcel 50 mins 9:10 AM 10:00 AM
Break     10 mins 10:00 AM 10:10 AM
How TVA Telecom, Transmission, Generation business units coordinate and optimize outages using common iTOA platform Jon Sharp TVA 50 mins 10:10 AM 11:00 AM
Break 10 mins 11:00 AM 11:10 AM
CPS: Becoming a paperless office with SunNet iTOA
Gary Marsh CPS 50mins 11:10 AM 12:00 PM
Lunch and Networking     60 mins 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Interfaces and Automation with iTOA at Austin Energy
Chris Allen Austin Energy 30mins 1:00 PM 1:30 PM
iTOA Product Review: Ongoing Enhancements, Features, Functions across various modules
Sun-Net Team Sun-Net 60 mins 1:30 PM 2:30 PM
Break      5 mins 2:30 PM 2:35 PM
iTOA Product Review: Ongoing Enhancements, Features, Functions across various modules Sun-Net Team Sun-Net 30mins 2:35 PM 3:05 PM
Review of iTOA integrations, interfaces and APIs Sun-Net Team Sun-Net 30 mins 3:05 PM 3:35 PM
Day 1 Adjournment & Committee Members Nominations Marc Dionne UGC 15 mins 3:35 PM 3:50 PM
Dinner Event All Attendees
and +1 Guest
6:00 PM 10:00 PM
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum
Address: 318 E. Houston St
San Antonio TX 78205

Daily Welcome: Review agenda and announcements
Daily Adjournment: Respond to day’s activities/questions and review evening activities

Day 2 – Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Topic Lead Representing Duration Start  End 
Welcome Back Marc Dionne UGC 15 mins 8:15 AM 8:30 AM
iTOA upgrade, role driven workflow, data collection and metrics reporting at ITC Nick Zabel ITC 40 mins 8:30 AM 9:10 AM
iTOA functionality for engineering & studies at LG&E-KU Mike Booth LGEKU 40 mins 9:10 AM 9:50 AM
Break     10 mins 9:50 AM 10:00 AM
Dominion Energy usage of Decoupled Switching and Tagging module Rich Steinbacher DOM 60 mins 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
Break /Raffle Tickets     10 mins 11:00 AM 11:10 AM
iTOA Interruption Entry and Reporting using iTOA at Exelon Chris Sharp Exelon 30 mins 11:10 AM 11:40 AM
Discuss Next Year’s Conference and Committee Members Election and RAFFLE Marc Dionne UGC 20 mins 11:40 AM 12:00 PM
Lunch and Networking     60 mins 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
iTOA Product Ideas for the future Sun-Net Team Sun-Net 50 mins 1:00 PM 1:50 PM
Break  10 mins 1:50 PM 2:00 PM
iTOA Platform and Integrations Roadmap Sun-Net Team Sun-Net 45 mins 2:00 PM 2:45 PM
Break  10 mins 2:45 PM 2:55 PM
Sun-Net Updates on Projects, Processes, Support and Services Sun-Net Team Sun-Net 45mins 2:55 PM 3:40 PM
Conference Discussion/Feedback and Final
Marc Dionne UGC 20mins 3:40 PM 4:00 PM

Please complete & return conference feedback form on paper or on-line.

About iTOA User Group Conference

iTOA User Group Conference is an annual conference led by the User Group Committee for the iTOA User Group Community to get together and discuss various ways to utilize iTOA to address challenges and offer solutions for the rest of the community. We believe in bringing people together to collectively discuss the latest updates and product road map along with showcasing various utilities’ experiences and ways to overcome the newest requirements in the industry.   


Panel Discussions

Panel led sessions to discuss various topics based on topics suggested by the User Group.

Presentations by Various Utilities

Showcasing unique features and experiences with iTOA to spark ideas and ignite new ones.

Updates from Sun-Net

Product roadmap, showcase of features from various enhancements, and other company updates.


Register now and book your hotel rooms. Sun-Net will be hosting a fun evening event on the Riverwalk on the first night of the conference. Let us know you’re coming!