At the Intersection of Energy, Business & Industry, and the Environment


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Please join the EBA Rocky Mountain Chapter and the Renewable Energy Subcommittee for a joint program entitled, At the Intersection of Energy, Business & Industry, and the Environment on April 5, 2018 from 8:00AM- 2:00PM MT in the Holland & Hart Denver offices. WebEx participation is available and CLE is pending approval in CO, UT, WY, PA, and VA.

This program will feature 2 educational panels that will address:

  • Perspectives on Corporate Procurement of Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Regulations and Current Issues Affecting the Oil/Gas Industry

The Chapter and Subcommittee are also excited to host in joint sponsorship with the Colorado Chapter of the Women’s Energy Network, a networking lunch featuring remarks from the following confirmed honored guests to date: 

  • Commissioner Robin Sessions Cooley of the Wyoming Public Service Commission; 
  • Commissioner Wendy M. Moser of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission
program schedule


8:00 am to 8:50 am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:50 am to 9:00 am

Welcome and Introductions
Michelle Brandt King, EBA Rocky Mountain Chapter President, Partner, Holland & Hart LLP

9:00 am to 10:15 am

Perspectives in Corporate Procurement of Renewable Energy:  This panel will offer insights into the recent growth of renewable energy procurement by corporate customers from the viewpoints of utilities, project developers, corporate customers, and financing entities.  Panelists will speak to issues associated with corporate renewable energy procurement generally as well as share their experiences with specific transactions.

10:15 am to 10:30 am Networking Break
10:30am to 11:30 am Corporate Procurement of Renewable Energy Panel Continued: Discussion and Q & A

11:30 am to 1:00pm

Networking Lunch co-sponsored by Colorado Chapter of the Women’s Energy Network:
featuring the following confirmed prominent Women in Energy honored guests as of 3/15/18:
Honorable Robin Sessions Cooley, Commissioner, Wyoming Public Service Commission;
Honorable Wendy M. Moser, Commissioner, Colorado Public Utilities Commission
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Environmental Regulations and Current Issues Affecting the Oil/Gas Industry: Industry experts from government, utility, and private sector will share Insights into federal and state regulations and issues currently affecting the oil & gas industry, such as the administration’s various “methane” initiatives and efforts to revise NSPS Quad Oa and the BLM’s Venting and Flaring Rule, regulation of flowlines and pipelines, and developments in the public lands space.


Sam Castor, Executive Vice President of Policy, Switch
Jason Kuzma, Perkins Coie
Eric Lee Christensen, Partner, Cairncross & Hempelmann
John Shultzabarger, EDF Renewable Energy
Ian Kelly, Manager, Rocky Mountain Institute
Julie Murphy, Executive Director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation
Eric Waeckerlin, Partner, Holland & Hart
Jim Martin, former EPA Region 8 Administrator, Senior Counsel, Beatty & Wozniak
Diane O'Neil, Corporate Counsel at Black Hills Corporation


Registration Information & Fees:

Registration fees for those on-site include continental breakfast, lunch, and electronic meeting handouts.
Member $90
Non-Member $115


CO WEN Members $65
Non-Member (Govnt/Academic) $85
EBA Student Members $15
Non-Member full-time Students $30
Webex Participation $95


Three Ways to Register:

1. Online:  Intersection of Energy, Business & Industry, and the Environment
2. Fax your completed REGISTRATION FORM with payment to EBA: (202) 833-5596
3. Mail your REGISTRATION FORM and payment to EBA, 2000 M St. NW, Suite 715, Washington, DC 20036


For more information on this event, please contact the Energy Bar Association at (202) 223-5625 or send an email to


Holland & Hart LLP, 555 17th St., Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit:

 CLE is pending for this event for CO, WY, UT, PA, VA, NY & CA.

Nearby Hotel Information:

Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton St, Denver, CO 80202
Rate: Standard room $189
(303) 295-1234
Denver Marriott City Center
1701 California St, Denver, CO 80202
Rate: Standard room $225
(303) 297-1300

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be given to registrants who submit written cancelation March 30, 2018.  You may send your cancellation request to Michele L. Smith at or by fax to 202.833.5596.


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