Supply Chain: Exiting from COVID-19 and Looking to the Future

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room Number: Congressional
Day: 3/14/2024

As the world worked through the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous industries had their supply chains materially impacted.

This session examines how the waterpower supply chain withstood and then exited the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is positioning itself for the future.

Speakers will share their perspectives on how the supply chain fared, lessons learned, and methods to account for constraints in the supply chain as it exists today.

In addition, looking to the future, speakers will discuss opportunities for funding, schedule clarity, and cost control.


Kyle DeSomber
Kyle DeSomberMechanical Engineer, Water Power Technologies OfficeU.S. Department of EnergyModerator
Katia Debian
Katia DebianHydro Account Leader - Southeast USAGE Renewable Energy, Part of GE VernovaPanelist
David Culligan
David CulliganVice President, Hydropower Practice LeadHDRPanelist
Zack Valdez
Zack ValdezAdvisor to Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (MESC)U.S. Department of EnergyPanelist


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