Faster Resilience Assessments: An Introduction to the New Technical Resilience Navigator Lite  

Education Type: 
Live Online
1 hour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (ET)
0.2 CEU
Sponsored by: 

DOE Federal Energy Management Program - FEMP

Interested in resilience planning, but don't know where to start? This training will introduce participants to the Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP) new tool - the Technical Resilience Navigator (TRN) Lite. Based on FEMP's existing TRN resilience planning tool, this new, streamlined tool offers users a way to kick-start their resilience planning efforts by quickly identifying risks to critical loads and potential solutions that might help reduce risk and enhance resilience. This interactive training will include an overview of resilience and risk concepts and provide a demonstration of the new TRN Lite web tool.


Julia Rotondo, Program Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

Julia Rotondo is a Program Manager at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory with over 9 years' experience working on energy, cybersecurity, climate change, resilience, and buildings efficiency issues. This experience includes leading cybersecurity strategy development, research on connected technologies, and technology roadmap development. At PNNL, Julia works on developing resources to enhance the resilience planning capabilities of federal facilities, developing resources to enhance the cybersecurity posture of federal facilities, and strategic approaches for addressing climate change.

Doug Elliott, Senior Research Economist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

Doug Elliott is a senior research economist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Since joining the lab in 1991, he has participated in a variety of projects focused mainly in the areas of resource efficiency and policy, cost-benefit and regulatory analysis, and software development. Currently, he supports DOE's Federal Energy Management Program through the development of components of its Technical Resilience Navigator. He also supports energy and water security strategy, measurement, and assessment development for the Headquarters, Department of the Army. Doug received a BA in Economics from Whitman College and an MA in Economics from the University of Virginia.

Kathryn Otte, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

Kathryn is a data scientist in the Risk Modeling & Optimization group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She specializes in developing risk algorithms and simulation tools for federal agencies. Her research applications include resilience planning, aviation security, building digitalization for energy efficiency, and cybersecurity for agriculture.

Dr. Hannah Rabinowitz, Earth Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

Dr. Hannah Rabinowitz is an Earth Scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory whose work aims to improve energy and water resilience at federal sites, with a particular focus on resilience to natural hazards, including those impacted by climate change. This includes developing strategies for sites to incorporate decarbonization and resilience priorities into their energy and water planning decisions. Hannah's research more broadly focuses on developing and implementing risk assessment methodologies as well as investigating challenges and opportunities related to renewable energy technology deployment, particularly with respect to geothermal energy.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Access and use FEMP's TRN Lite;
  • Identify how to apply the TRN Lite to initiate a resilience planning process; and
  • Identify tangible next-steps for how to initiate and pursue using the TRN Lite at their own sites.
Federal Agencies and Facility Criteria: