Wednesday, October 26

6:00 – 9:00 pm ET
Cocktail Reception and Dinner

Mastro’s Steakhouse

Thursday, October 27

8:00 – 9:00 am ET

9:00 – 10:00 am
Keynote Address

Commissioner Willie L. Phillips, FERC

10:00 – 11:00 am
Panel 1 – Interconnection Issues for Transmission

Tristan Kessler, Economist, Office of Energy Policy and Innovation (OEPI), FERC
Cynthia Bothwell, Ph.D, Grid Integration Engineer, Wind Energy Technology Office, DOE
Scott Wright, Executive Director, Resource Adequacy and Resource Utilization, MISO
Kenneth Jennings, General Manager of Renewable Integration and Operations, Duke Energy

Amanda Conner, VP, FERC & RTO Strategy & Policy, American Electric Power

11:00 – 11:15 am
Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15 pm
Panel 2 – Advanced Technologies and Transmission

Jay Caspary, Senior Consultant, DOE
David Townley, Director of Public Policy, CTC Global
Terron Hill, Clean Energy Director, National Grid

Pete Behr, E&E News

12:30 – 2:00 pm


The Fall Member Meeting will be held at the historic Willard Hotel in Washington, DC.

Willard Hotel Washington DC

This is an invitation-only event.

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WIRES Fall Member Meeting Agenda & Program