May 19, 2015 – Annual Spring Seminar 

8:00am    Check-In / Continental Breakfast
8:30am    Welcome & Opening Announcements
8:45am    WELCOME ADDRESS:            
__________PAT REITEN
__________Chief Executive Officer
__________PacifiCorp Transmission
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9:15am   PANEL 1: 
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California Energy Policy Challenges
__________(Moderator: Doug Davie, Wellhead Electric)
The status quo is not an option if California is to make
progress in achieving its environmental policy goals.
Key areas of potential policy change include: increas-
ing renewables, behind the meter resources, distributed
generation, avoiding over-generation, transportation
systems electrification, customer choice, micro-grids,
distribution system reliability, rate structuring, relevance
of the utility model, ramping and other reliability
requirements.
GUEST PANEL:
STEVE CHADIMA
SVP CA Initiatives
Advanced Energy Economy
KAREN EDSON
Vice President
California ISO
GARY STERN
Director, Regulatory Policy
Southern California Edison
MARK TONEY
Executive Director
The Utility Reform Network (TURN)
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10:50am   Break
11:00am    PANEL 2:
____________Implementation: How Will California Achieve
____________Its Policy Goals?

____________(Moderator: Rand Havens, Shell North America)
Notwithstanding how good or bad policies may be, customer involvement is essential for California’s policy goals to be met.   Properly structured programs will create customer demand for change that takes California in the right direction regardless of most policy. But with incorrectly structured programs, we could be inviting a revolt.
GUEST PANEL:
ALISTAIR ONO
Regional Sales Manager
EnerNOC, Inc.
MATEO JARAMILLO
Director, Powertrain Development
Tesla Motors
DAWN WEISZ
Executive Director
Marin Energy Authority
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12:30pm    Luncheon / Networking
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1:30pm      CLOSING ADDRESS:
____________LIANE RANDOLPH
____________Commissioner
____________CA Public Utilities Commission
Commissioner Randolph will give her vision as a new member of the CPUC on the direction she would like to see the utility industry move to achieve the Governor’s ambitious goals while retaining its relevance and financial viability.
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2:15pm      Seminar Adjourns