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22nd Annual New England Energy Conference and Exposition
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 12 and 13, 2015
Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, Groton, Connecticut
Registration is NOW OPEN
The Hotel is holding a block of rooms for $155 per night until April 21st.
Reserve your room early HERE!
REGISTRATION FOR CONFERENCE INCLUDING GOLF AND TOUR
Capacity, Carbon and Cost: Getting the Balance Right
Conference Registration Pricing
Before 4/294/29 and After
Member (NECA or CPES)$445$495
Young Professional Member$210$260
Young Professional Non-member$235$285
Student (5/13 only)$100$150
Optional Activities Pricing
Tour, Lunch and Boat Ride$55$80
Cancellation Fee - $175 after April 30
No refunds on cancellations made May 6 or later (substitutions allowed at any time)
Booth Personnel Meals Only Pricing (no sessions)
$95 per day
Day 1: Opening Reception, Dinner and After Dinner Reception (cash bar)
Day 2: Breakfast, Breaks, and Lunch
Tuesday's Events May 12
Golf Tournament at the Lake of Isles Foxwoods Resort
One Clubhouse Dr., North Stonington, CT
Golf, Breakfast, Luncheon, Closest to the Pin Competition and Prizes
Golf Tournament Sponsors:
Entergy - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
NextEra Energy Resources
Closest to the Pin Competition Sponsor: Con Edison Development
7:30-8:15 AM Golf Registration
Practice Time and Breakfast
8:30 AM Shotgun Start: 18 Holes of Golf (Limited to the first 100 players)
Lunch and Awards at the 19th Hole
10:00 AM Conference Registration Opens at the Mystic Marriott Hotel
Tour of Charles W. Morgan Whaling Ship, lunch and short boat ride
11:00 AM Bus will leave for the ship from the Hotel. Lunch will be served at The Galley Restaurant at Mystic Seaport. Advanced registration required.
Sponsor: TRC Companies, Inc.
4:30-6:45 PM Exhibition Hall Opens for Viewing and Welcome Reception
Hot and Cold Hors d'oeuvres, Cash Bar, Networking Opportunities
Cape Light Compact
Dominion Resources, Inc.
All Evening Events will be held at the Mystic Marriott Hotel
6:55 PM Dinner and Keynote Speaker
Paul N. Belval, President, NECA; Partner, Day Pitney LLP
Joey Lee Miranda, President, CPES; Partner, Robinson+Cole
Keynote: Captain Carl Lahti, U.S. Navy, Commanding Officer, Naval Submarine Base New London
United States Navy
8:45 PM Dessert Networking Reception
Sponsor: Pullman & Comley, LLC
Wednesday's Events May 13
All events will be held at the Mystic Marriott Hotel
7:15 AM Registration Opens
7:30-8:30 AM Roundtable Discussion Breakfast
Take advantage of this perfect opportunity for all attendees to have focused discussions on topics of interest with other attendees and conference speakers. Tables will be designated for different topics and attendees are free to sit at any table for the entire session or move from table to table. A moderator will be available at each table to facilitate discussion.
Sponsor: Columbia Gas of Massachusetts
8:45-10:00 – Panel I: What’s Driving Market Fundamentals: Economics, Policy or Market Design?
Moderator: Joe Dalton, Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs
GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc.
Tanya Bodell, Executive Director, Energyzt
James Daly, Vice President Energy Supply, Eversource Energy
Robert Ethier, Vice President Market Operations, ISO New England
Peter Rosenthal, Managing Director of Market Fundamentals, Exelon Corporation
10:00-11:00 - Morning Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsor: Day Pitney LLP
11:00-12:15 – Panel II: Empowering Consumer Choice: Unleashing Innovative Retail Energy Solutions
Moderator: David O’Connor, Senior Vice President for Energy, ML Strategies, LLC
Cindy Arcate, President and CEO, Power Options
Cullen Hay, General Manager Direct Energy Residential, Direct Energy.
Dean Musser, President and CEO, Tangent Energy Solutions Inc.
Steve Raeder, Managing Director, SunEdison
Peter Zschokke, Director Regulatory Strategy, National Grid
12:15-1:45 - Luncheon and Keynote Speaker
Keynote: The Honorable Tony Clark, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Sponsor: Repsol Energy North America
1:45-3:00 – Panel III A: Environmental Challenges of Siting and Permitting
Moderator: Tree Raine, Principal Consultant, ERM
Ed Krapels, CEO, Anbaric Transmission
David Hanobic, Outreach Coordinator, FERC Division of Gas, Environment and Engineering
Ruth Silman, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
Jaimeson Sinclair, Assistant Director of Engineering and Technical Services
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Bureau of Air Management
1:45-3:00 – Panel III B: Financing Infrastructure in New England: Can it be Done?
Moderator: Carrie Gilbert, Senior Consultant, La Capra Associates Inc.
Tony Marone, Senior Vice President Customer and Business Services
UIL Holdings Corporation
Peter Rigby, Senior Director and the Global Head of Risk Analytics and Research Department Standard & Poor’s Financial Services
Peter Podurgiel, Senior Vice President Thermal Development
Competitive Power Ventures, Inc.
3:00-3:30 - Afternoon Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsor: Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative
3:30-4:45 - Wrap-up Session: State Policies and Energy Markets: Collaborative Efforts or Collision Course
Moderator: Joey Lee Miranda, Partner, Robinson+Cole
The Honorable Marion Gold, Commissioner, Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
The Honorable Sarah Hofmann, Commissioner, Vermont Public Service Board
The Honorable Carlisle J. T. McClean, Commissioner, Maine Public Utilities Commission
Representative Lonnie Reed, Co-Chair Energy and Technology Committee, Connecticut General Assembly
The Honorable Robert R. Scott, Commissioner, New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission
4:45 - Prize Drawing
Grand Prize Sponsor: Shell Energy North America (US), L.P.
Conference Bags Sponsor: VHB