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Spring Conference

ENTELEC 88th Annual - Spring Conference & Expo

April 26th -28th, 2016 - George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston Texas


ENTELEC 2016 Keynote Speakers


Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

Keynote Address:  Carey Lohrenz, U.S. Navy's First Female F-14 Fighter Pilot and Team-Building, Leadership and Strategy Expert

Room:  360 E/General Session Room

The first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the Navy, Carey Lohrenz shares the fundamentals that helped her win in the cockpit at Mach 2. Her program will  challenge, inform and inspire people to move to higher levels of performance. In this motivating and engaging keynote presentation, Carey shares her fascinating experiences operating in one of the world's most challenging environments - an aircraft carrier. She is uniquely qualified in the fundamentals of winning under pressure, reducing errors and overcoming obstacles. Her book, Fearless Leadership, was published in fall 2014.


Thursday, April 28, 2016, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Keynote Address: James Bradley, Best-Selling Author of Flags of Our Fathers

Room:  360 E/General Session Room

The author of the New York Times bestselling book, Flags of Our Fathers, James Bradley’s writing inspired the award-winning movie, which captures the story of the six young men (one of them being his father) responsible for putting the flag up on Iwo Jima during WWII and became the most reproduced photo in American history. An inspirational storyteller, Bradley’s shares the story of these young men and how they came to embody the power of “doing the impossible”. Reflecting on his own victories along with the lives of these six soldiers, Bradley inspires us all to overcome the “impossibles” in our life by seeking out challenges, staying committed, and focused.


Call for Papers 2016

Technical Education & Training:

Each year, the ENTELEC Technical Committee strives to assemble the conference technical educational program that features over 45 hours of presentations, white papers, panel discussions, case studies, roundtables and the popular vendor shoot-out.  The sessions fall into six categories:

  • SCADA and Business Data

  • Networks / Communications Infrastructure

  • Cyber Security / Physical Security

  • System Architecture for Industrial Control Systems

  • FCC & Regulatory

  • Professional Development



The ENTELEC Conference & Expo is a great opportunity to network and build relationships with a diverse group of professionals from the petroleum, pipeline, natural gas and electric utility sectors.  Whether it’s at the annual golf tournament, the welcome reception, the exhibit hall activities or the President’s reception, you’ll make new friends, see old colleagues and develop a network that will be a part of your career. ENTELEC is all about the exchange of ideas and providing a resource that you can tap into when you experience a challenge.


Plan now to visit the ENTELEC exhibit hall.  The largest gathering of vendor companies with specific communications and control technology solutions for the energy industries!  Almost 200 vendors are expected to participate at the 2016 ENTELEC Exhibit Hall.  Many of these companies are also a resource with valuable information and knowledge on many industry issues and challenges. So much information in one place, at one time – you can’t afford to miss this showcase of the latest products and services available!