2018 Forum Conference Resource Center


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2018 EBA Forum Conference Resource Center (CRC)

Welcome to the 2018 EBA Mid-Year Energy Forum Conference Resource Center (CRC)  Below, you will find comprehensive session material prepared for you by the panelist. 

Conference Location

The conference will be at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel. Click here to open in Google Maps.  Renaissance Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth Street N.W., Washington, DC 20001

Registration Hours: Monday 11:00 am-5:30 pm, Tuesday, 7:00 am - 6:30 pm 

Questions on the Conference or Handouts, before October 26th, call EBA: 202-223-5625 after October 26th, call the EBA Registration Desk:  202-962-4347.

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print Print or Download Session Handouts before you leave for the Forum!

wifi WiFi - will be available at the Forum - Wifi Code is: 18MYEF

 briefcaseForum Agenda:  Download the On-Site Program Guide 

 liveeventAbout the Speakers:  Learn more about them by viewing the Speaker Biographies

Session Handout are linked below.  This includes all handouts we have received to date. 

Monday, October 29, 2018

General Session:  New Tech, Aging Regs - Handouts

Moderator:  Peter Esposito, Principal, Crested Butte Catalysts LLC

Speakers:
Nora Brownell, ESPY, Energy Solutions, LLC
Mark Jamison, Director and Gunter Professor, Public Utility Research Center, University of Florida Warrington College of Business  Administration
Hannah Polikov, Senior Director, Public Utility Commission Program, Advanced Energy Economy
Susan Pope, Managing Director, FTI Consulting
Gregg Rotenberg, CEO, Smart Wires Inc.
Kelly Speakes-Backman, CEO, Energy Storage Assoc.

Natural Gas Act Discussion/Policy Statement Forum - Handouts

Moderator: Andrea Chambers, Partner, DLA Piper

Speakers:
Ryan Emanuel, Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Member and Associate Professor of Environmental Science at NC State University, NC State University
Gillian Giannetti, Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council
Randy Rucinski, Deputy General Counsel, National Fuel
William Lavarco, Senior Attorney, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

The Resilience Imperative:  What we mean, who's in charge, and who should pay? - Handouts   

Moderator: Elliot Roseman, Director, US Energy Association

Speakers:
Candice Castaneda, Counsel, Legal and Regulatory, North American Electric Reliability Corporation
William (Bill) Scherman, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Kim Smaczniak, Attorney, Earthjustice
Derek Bandera, Executive Director of Federal Regulatory Affairs, MISO
Diane Burman, Esq., Commissioner, New York State Public Service Commission

PURPA Revisions - Handouts

Moderator: Kenneth (Ken) Driver, Partner, Jones Day

Speakers:
Adam Benshoff, Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs, Edison Electric Institute
John P. Hughes, President & CEO, Electricity Consumers Resource Council
Kristine Raper, Commissioner, Idaho Public Utilities Commission

Prospects for Oil & Gas Pipeline Infrastructure Investments - Handouts

Moderator: Charles F. Caldwell, Partner, Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler PLLC

Speakers:
Christine L. Tezak, Managing Director, ClearView Energy Partners, LLC
James C. Baker, Director and President, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P.
Meghan Coffman, Assistant General Counsel, Kinder Morgan

TUESDAY, October 30, 2018

General Session: The Changing Electric Resource Mix:  Adaptation and Anticipation - Handouts

Moderator: James Beh, Partner, Jones Day
Speakers:
David Owens, President, Da'Vas LLC
Kathleen Spees, Principal, The Brattle Group
Jessica Harrison, Director of Research and Development Market Services Division, Midcontinent Independent System Operator
Ted Thomas, Chairman,  Arkansas Public Service Commission

Ethics Session: Navigating Ethics in Enforcement Cases - Handouts
                                                                                                         Handouts II

Speakers:
Joseph Williams, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Catherine Krupts, Eversheds LLP

Transmission Planning Policy For The Future - Handouts

Moderator:  James Bixby, Counsel – Regulatory & Legislative, ITC Holdings Corp. 

Speakers:
Justin M. Campbell, Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer, GridLiance
Larry Gasteiger, Chief, Federal Regulatory Policy, PSEG
Paul Dumais, Chief Executive Officer, Dumais Consulting
Theodore Paradise, Assistant General Counsel – Operations & Planning, ISO New England Inc.
Aileen Roder, Attorney Advisor, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

State / Federal Jurisdiction - Handouts
                                                    Handouts II
                                                    Handouts III

Moderator: Matthew Price, Partner, Jenner & Block

Speakers:
James Danly, General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Colette Honorable, Partner, ReedSmith
Amanda Rome, Managing Attorney, Federal and State Regulatory, Xcel Energy
Andre Porter, General Counsel, MISO

Trends in Energy Financing - Handouts

Moderator: Frederic Brassard, Alma Global Infrastructure

Speakers:
Noi Spyratos, Vice President, Infrastructure, CBRE Caledon Capital Management
Jonathan Melmed, Partner, King & Spalding, Co-Chair of Private Equity Practice, Chair US Power & Infrastructure Practice, King & Spalding LLP
Sarah Fitts, Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP
Meghan Comiskey, Director, Diode Ventures

Closing General Session: Tariffs and the Potential Impact in International Energy Markets from NAFTA to Asia and the European Union - Handouts

Moderator: Alex Whittington, International Affairs, Cheniere Energy, Inc.
Speakers:
Kevin Book, Managing Director, ClearView Energy Partners
David Lang, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Aaron P. Padilla, Senior Advisor, International Policy, API

Parking & Transportation Information

Information about daily parking rates and metro transit information are available here: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/wasrb-renaissance-washington-dc-downtown-hotel/

cleapprovedContinuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit

Pending approval for 6-10 hours of MCLE credit, and an additional 1 hour of ethics credit.  EBA has applied to the following states for MCLE and ethics, when appropriate: CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, MN, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, VA, WI.  MCLE accreditation has been (or will be) requested from states with general MCLE requirements. Each state has its own rules and regulations regarding "CLE".For questions on CLE email EBA-CLE@eba-net.org. TO ASSURE ACCREDITATION, THE NECESSARY CLE INFORMATION MUST APPEAR ON YOUR REGISTRATION FORM. IF THIS INFORMATION IS NOT PROVIDED, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE RECEIPT OF CREDIT.  ONLY REGISTERED ATTENDEES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CLE

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ondemandRECORDINGS FROM 2018 MID-YEAR ENERGY FORUM

Recordings will be posted after the Forum.