This conference will focus on the major trends and activities occurring with transmission, regionalization, and the regulatory environment.
7 – 8:30 AM l Registration
8:30 – 8:45 AM l Welcome
8:45 -9:45 AM l Wyoming Energy – What’s Next?
9:45 – 10 AM l Break
10 – 11:30 AM l Expanding Transmission in WyomingChad Teply, SVP, Strategy and Development, Rocky Mountain PowerBill Miller, President & CEO, 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
Brian Lovett, Administrator, Wyoming Industrial Siting CommitteeKeith Burron, Attorney, Crowley&FleckJonathan Naughton, Director, UW Wind Energy Research Center
4 – 6 PM l Networking Reception
Thursday, Apr. 5 - 2:00 pmtoFriday, Apr. 6 12:00 am