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This conference will focus on the major trends and activities occurring with transmission, regionalization, and the regulatory environment.
7:30 – 8:30 AM l Registration
8:30 – 8:45 AM l Welcome
8:45 -9:45 AM l Wyoming Energy – What’s Next?
Wyoming Blockchain Coalition Advisory Board MembersDr. Dick McGinityDr. Jim CaldwellDr. Pawan Jain
9:45 – 10 AM l Break
10 – 11:30 AM l Expanding Transmission in Wyoming
Moderator: Nicole Korfanta, Director, Ruckelshaus Institute, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming
Panelists: Todd Jensen, Vice President of Project Delivery, BHE TransmissionRoxane Perruso, Vice President and General Counsel, TransWest Express LLCDan Kline, Director, Transmission & Engineering Services, Black Hills Energy
11:30 – 1 PM l Lunch
1 - 2:30 PM l Taming the West: Could We? Or Should We?
Moderator: Bill Russell, Wyoming Public Service Commission
Panelists:Paul Suskie, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, SPPMarie Jordan, President & CEO, PEAK ReliabilityStacey Crowley, Vice President of Regional and Federal Affairs, CAISOAbby Briggerman, Attorney, Holland & Hart, Denver
2:30 – 2:45 PM l Break
2:45 – 4 PM l The 30,000-foot view: Building Utility-Scale Projects
Moderator: Representative Mike Greear, Chairman, Minerals, Business, Economic Development Committee
Panelists: Brian Lovett, Administrator, Wyoming Industrial Siting CommitteeKeith Burron, Attorney, Crowley&FleckJonathan Naughton, Director, UW Wind Energy Research CenterMatt Hoobler, Director of Operations, Pathfinder Ranches
4 – 6 PM l Networking Reception
Thursday, Apr. 5 - 2:00 pmtoFriday, Apr. 6 12:00 am