Conferences

2014 Fall Conference

Conference Agenda





OCTOBER 14, 2015

1:00 pm

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm



Registration Opens

ACE NY Board of Directors Meeting

(ACE NY Members Only)

2:45 pm - 4:30 pm

ACE NY Membership Meeting

(ACE NY Members Only - Click here to register.)

4:45 pm - 6:30 pm

Networking Cocktail Reception sponsored by EverPower

Joint event with attendees of the Distributed Wind All-States Summitt

Join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres among the exhibits and hear from our featured guest speakers on the U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan and its implications for New York.

Guest Speakers (5:30 pm - 6:00 pm):

Jared Snyder, Assistant Commissioner for Air Resources, Climate Change and Energy, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

John Williams, Director of Energy Analysis, NYSERDA

PRESENTATION SLIDES




OCTOBER 15, 2014

8:00 am - 8:30 am



Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 8:45 am

Welcome and Introductions

8:45 am - 9:15 am

Presentation: Reforming the Energy Vision

Commissioner Audrey Zibelman, Chair, NYS Public Service Commission

9:15 am - 10:00 am

Panel Discussion: REV's Opportunities for Clean Energy Businesses
Moderator – Ryan Katofsky, Director of Industry Analysis, Advanced Energy Economy

Panelists:

Shaun Chapman, Senior Director of Policy & Electricity Markets, SolarCity

PRESENTATION SLIDES

Sergej Mahnovski, Director, Utility of the Future Team, Consolidated Edison Company of New York

PRESENTATION SLIDES

Denise Sheehan, Senior Advisor, New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium

PRESENTATION SLIDES

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Presentation: Future Directions for NYSERDA and New York's Clean Energy Fund

Janet Joseph, Vice President for Technology and Strategic Planning, NYSERDA

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Networking Coffee Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Valuing Clean Energy
Moderator – Katie Bolcar Rever, Director of State Affairs, Solar Energy Industries Association

Panelists:

Frank McEvoy, Portfolio Manager, In-State Private Equity, Office of the State Comptroller

Marco Padula, NYS Department of Public Service

PRESENTATION SLIDES

Karl Rábago, Executive Director, Pace Energy and Climate Center

PRESENTATION SLIDES

Melissa Whited, Associate, Synapse Energy Economics

PRESENTATION SLIDES

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Panel Discussion: NY's RPS at (almost) 10 Years: Progress and Next Steps
Moderator – Anthony Belsito, Special Energy Policy Advisor, NYS Public Service Commission

Panelists:

Bob Grace, President, Sustainable Energy Advantage

PRESENTATION SLIDES

Kevin Lynch, Managing Director of External Affairs, Iberdrola Renewables

Jackson Morris, Director of Eastern Energy, Natural Resources Defense Council

Clint Plummer, Vice President of Development, Deepwater Wind

PRESENTATION SLIDES

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Luncheon and Keynote Address by Richard Kauffman, NYS Chairman of Energy & Finance and Chairman, NYSERDA Board of Directors




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