2020 Southern Chapter Spring Conference

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Hunton, Andrews & Kurth, LLP, Riverfront Plaza - East Tower, 951 E. Byrd St., Richmond, VA 23219-407
Alston and Bird, LLP, One Atlantic Center 1201 West Peachtree Street Suite 4900, Atlanta, GA 30309-3


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The EBA Southern Chapter along with the Southeastern Energy Society (SEES) will host their Spring Conference on March 25, 2020 at the co-locations of Alston and Bird, LLP, in the firm’s Atlanta office and Hunton, Andrews and Kurth, LLP in the firm’s Richmond office.  Both locations will be connected by video conference. Topics to be addressed include: Practice and Procedure with the General Counsels from several of the Southern States’ Commissions, Ethics and Battery Storage. 


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working agenda

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Registration

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Welcome and Introductions

  • Cindy Miller (from Atlanta), EBA Southern Chapter President
  • Peter Floyd (from Atlanta), SEES President
  • Jon Schneider (from Richmond), EBA President

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Battery Storage: Safety and Other Factors

Moderator: Cliona Robb, Partner, Thompson McMullan, PC

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM: Networking Lunch

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM: Keynote Speaker: Commissioner Richard Glick

Moderator: Floyd Self, Partner, Berger Singerman

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Ethics

Moderator: Michael Messionnier, Senior Attorney, Hunton Andrews & Kurth LLP

Speaker: Sam Brumberg, Association Counsel, Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperative

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM: Networking Break

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM: Practice and Procedure with the General Counsels from several of the Southern States’ Commissions: Dos, Don'ts and Other Valuable Consideration

Moderator: Kelli Cole, Staff Attorney, Virginia State Corporation Commission

Keith Hetrick, General Counsel, Florida Public Service Commission
Tom Bond, Utilities Director, Georgia Public Service Commission
Kelly Cashman Grams, General Counsel, Tennessee Public Utilities Commission
Sam Watson, Director & General Counsel, North Carolina Utilities Commission
Nanette Edwards, Executive Director, South Carolina Regulatory Staff

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM: Closing Remarks

Speaker Bios: coming soon


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This program is pending CLE approval in VA and GA. If you require CLE in another state, please contact Lisa Levine at LLEVINE@EBA-NET.ORG to request submission.


Hunton & Williams LLP, Riverfront Plaza - East Tower, 
951 E. Byrd St.,
Richmond, VA 23219-4074;

Alston and Byrd, LLP, One Atlantic Center
1201 West Peachtree Street Suite 4900,
Atlanta, GA 30309-3424

info  Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be given to registrants who submit written cancellation to the address shown on the registration form by 3/20/20, less a $25 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 3/20/20. Substitutions are acceptable anytime (non-members substituting for members will be charged the difference between 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..

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