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2017 Veterans in Energy Forum

Oct 05, 2017 05:00pm -
Oct 06, 2017 05:00pm

Event Description

Thursday, October 5   
6-8 pm  Welcome Reception
Friday, October 6  
8-9 am Registration and Networking Breakfast
9 - 9:45 am Welcome and Keynote Address
Jeffrey Connor, Chief Operating Officer, NRECA
​TBD, U.S. Government

9:45-10:15 am Coffee Break
10:15-11:05 am Veterans Panel
Nick Caporrimo, Arizona Public Service (Moderator)

Ray Brooks, Arizona Public Service
Dr. Grace Bochanek, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Charles Lease, EPRI

11:05 am - noon CEO Panel
Sean Connors, TVA (Moderator)

Donnie Colston, IBEW
Bill Fehrman, MidAmerican Energy
Bill Johnson, TVA
Kim Leftwich, Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative


Noon - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Guest Speaker
Chris Hale, GI Jobs

1:30 - 2:30 pm Veterans in Energy Organizational Discussion
Hal Pittman, Arizona Public Service

2:30 - 3:15 pm  Motivational Speaker
General John Allen, Deputy Commander of U.S. Central Command (retired)

3:15 - 3:45 pm Coffee Break
3:45 - 5:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions
Breakout 1: Veterans Employee Resource Group Best Practices

Ann Randazzo, Center for Energy Workforce Development (Moderator)
Matt Kellam, Dominion Energy (Moderator)

John Broschak,  CMS
Charles Spicer, Duke Energy
Brendon Fitzgerald, ConEdison
Steve Price,  WGL

Breakout 2: Cyber Security
Art Hudmann, ConEdison (Moderator)
Christina Nichols, (Moderator)

Wayne Austad, Idaho National Laboratory
Judy Esquibel, Army Cyber Institute

Breakout 3: Distributed Generation
Cassandra Carter Wheeler, Southern Company (Moderator)
Kelcey Brown, PacifiCorp (Moderator)

Howard Smith, Southern Company
Pat Egan, Nevada Energy
Ian Morikawa, Hawaiian Electric

5:00 pm  Adjourn
Saturday, October 7  
10:30 am - 7:00 pm

Optional team building event: Navy vs Air Force Game
(limited quantity available) 


Disclaimer: there are no early or late registration dates/fees. 

Event Type:Conference
Early registration ends on Mar 31, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Apr 01, 2017 and ends on Oct 05, 2017.
Late registration starts on Oct 06, 2017.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)



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