2020 Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Meeting


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Program Overview:

The 2020 Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Meeting will be held virtually on September 17, 2020. The Rocky Mountain Chapter is presenting a half-day CLE program including a keynote speaker, two panels and ethics.

2020 Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Meeting: Agenda and Registration Form


2020 Marketing Opportunities

2020 Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Meeting Sponsorship Levels & Benefits

$500: Gold Sponsor

  • 3 complimentary registrations
  • All marketing benefits below

$250: Silver Sponsor

  • All marketing benefits below

* Logo featured in all event marketing circulated to over 5,000 attorneys & energy professionals twice
* Listed in materials circulated to all attendees
* Verbal recognition at the opening by Chapter President during welcome remarks
* Recognition on conference webpage
* Logo recognition on social media
* Signage at the event listing sponsors by level

Contact: Michele L. Smith, Senior Manager, Marketing & Member Relations at D: 202-499-5841, E: msmith@eba-net.org


THURSDAY, september 17

*times are posted in MDT

Agenda_IconSpeaker Bios 

10:00 - 10:05 AM: Welcome

  • Erin Green, Rocky Mountain Chapter President
  • Jane Rueger, EBA President

10:05 - 11:20 AM: Energy Imbalance Market/Energy Imbalance Service in the West

Attendees will hear the latest on the development and progress of markets in the West, specifically the Southwest Power Pool’s Western Energy Imbalance Service (SPP WEIS) and the California Independent System Operator Energy Imbalance Market (CAISO EIM). Industry experts will share their perspectives on legal and regulatory authorities, governance challenges, and consumer interests. Attendees will walk away with an appreciation for the intricacies, along with a more basic understanding of the how and why energy imbalance markets work and have value.


11:20 - 11:30 AM: Break

11:30 - 12:30 PM: Keynote: 

BWALKER_PORTRAITHonorable Bruce J. Walker, Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy

12:30 - 12:40 PM: Break

12:40 - 1:55 PM: Debating the Delivery Model: Municipalization Versus G&T Exits

This panel will examine the distinct issues of municipalization and exits by electric cooperatives in the generation and transmission association context.  It will explore the differences in the two issues, the drivers of municipalization efforts, the drivers of generation and transmission exit efforts and pressures on that business model, and what the future holds on both fronts. The panel includes the diverse perspectives of local governments, alternative power suppliers, and electric cooperatives.  It covers two issues at the forefront of urban and rural power delivery through the ongoing transition to a cleaner electric generation mix.   


2:00 - 3:00 PM: Ethics: 



La Kischa Cook, Law Clerk to the Honorable S. Kato Crews,
United States Magistrate Judge, District of Colorado




3:00 PM: Conclusion


The following states have been approved or are pending:

  • Approved - CA, MT, NM, WI - 3.5 (2.5 general and 1.0 ethics), May qualify for up to 3.5 hrs. CLE in AZ.
  • Pending approval: UT, CO

If you require CLE in another state not listed here, please contact Lisa Levine at LLEVINE@EBA-NET.ORG prior to August 1, 2020 to request submission. 


THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS September 10, 2020. Conference registrations will only be accepted when accompanied by a check, money order, government purchase order/training form or credit card information and may be limited by the capacity of the facilities. Registrations will not be held without payment.


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Rocky Mountain Annual Meeting
Chapter Registration Rates
Early Rate
Until 9/10
Regular Rate
Starting 9/111
Registration $55 $70 $125
Student Registration Free Free $20


1.   Online:  Register Online

2.   Fax your completed Registration Form (PDF) with payment to EBA: (202) 833-5596

3.   Mail your Registration Form (PDF)  and payment to EBA, 2000 M St. NW, Suite 715, Washington, DC 20036


questions  POLICIES 

To learn more, please contact EBA,  (202) 223-5625 or by email at EBA@eba-net.org.


Refunds will be given to registrants who submit written cancellation to the address shown on the registration form by 9/15/2020, less a $50 administrative fee. The cancellation policy also applies to registration forms that are received and accepted after the deadline date. No refunds will be given after 9/15/2020. If a cancellation is requested after the deadline and accepted, there will be a $100 administrative fee. Substitutions are acceptable anytime  (non-members substituting for members will be charged the difference between the member and non-member fees). Please note that regardless of the date the cancellation notice is received, no refunds will be processed until after the program. Confirmations will be sent to registrants via email if an address is provided.


Persons in need of special accommodation should inquire with Lisa Levine, Chief Executive Officer, llevine@eba-net.org at the EBA office.


EBA offers eligible student, government, and academic members’ discounts on the rates for most EBA programs which carry CLE credits, including EBA’s Annual and Mid-Year meetings. EBA will, on a case-by-case basis, consider requests from members to attend EBA programs at discounted rates. Discount requests must be made to EBA’s office at least fifteen days prior to the close of regular registration for the program in question. Requests will be considered by EBA if timely and complete. Discount requests must demonstrate substantial financial hardship. Please submit your request to llevine@eba-net.org.


The Energy Bar Association (“EBA”) is committed to the goals of fostering an inclusive and diverse membership and increasing diversity across all levels of the Association.  Attorneys and energy professionals in the energy field are welcome to join our ranks, regardless of race, creed, color, gender (including gender identity or expression), sexual orientation, family and marital status (including pregnancy), family responsibilities, religion, national origin, age, personal appearance, political affiliation, veterans status, disability, source of income (government, solo, corporate, firm practice), or place of residence or business (geographic diversity) and are encouraged to become active participants in the Association’s activities.

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