31st Annual Spring Conference & Showcase Reception

 May 9 & May 10, 2017


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*Agenda set forth below is subject to change. Please check back for updates.

Tuesday, May 9

12:00 to 5:00 PM
IPPNY Board Meeting (Members Only)
**Albany Renaissance Hotel**

5:30 to 7:30 PM
Reception and Exhibitor Showcase
Albany Capital Center, Albany NY

8:00 to 10:00 PM
Hospitality Suite (Members Only)
**Albany Renaissance Hotel**

Wednesday, May 10
Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street, Albany NY

7:00 to 8:30 AM 
Registration & Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:30 to 8:45 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:45 to 9:30 AM
Legislative Update
Hon. Amy Paulin, Member of Assembly
Chair, Energy Committee

Hon. Joseph Griffo, Senator
Chair, Energy & Telecommunications Committee

9:30 to 10:00 AM
State of Oportunities: New York's Energy Outlook
Richard L. Kauffman, Chair, Energy &
Finance for New York; Chair, NYSERDA Board

10:00 to 10:45 AM
Coffee Break with Exhibitors

10:45 to 12:15 PM
Panel Discussion:
From Words to Action: Energy Policy
Under the
Trump Administration

Diane X. Burman, Commissioner
NYS Public Service Commission

Katherine "Kit" Kennedy, Natural Resources Defense Council

James Taylor, Spark of Freedom Foundation

Tommy Beaudreau, Latham & Watkins LLP

12:15 to 1:30 PM
Lunch with Exhibitors

1:30 to 3:00 PM
Panel Discussion:
Evolving Power Markets: Defining the Value of "Carbon"

Ashley Brown, Harvard Electricty Policy Group

Sam Newell, The Brattle Group

Raymond Gifford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

Romany Webb, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

3:00 to 4:00 PM
Keynote Speaker 

Cheryl LaFleur, Acting FERC Chairwoman

4:00 to 4:15 PM 
Closing Remarks