Event Details

Online Registration is now closed but you are still welcome to join us! Onsite Registration begins at 7:30am on Thursday, April 5.

Please email [email protected] with questions.

Register today for WIA’s Energy Trends conference!

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 Members
Dr. Dick McGinity
Dr. Jim Caldwell
Dr. 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 Transmission
Roxane Perruso, Vice President and General Counsel, TransWest Express LLC
Dan 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, SPP
Marie Jordan, President & CEO, PEAK Reliability
Stacey Crowley, Vice President of Regional and Federal Affairs, CAISO
Abby 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 Committee
Keith Burron, Attorney, Crowley&Fleck
Jonathan Naughton, Director, UW Wind Energy Research Center
Matt Hoobler, Director of Operations, Pathfinder Ranches

4 – 6 PM l Networking Reception

  • When: Thu Apr. 5
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Address: 2229 Grand Ave
    Laramie WY,US 82070

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