Agenda

Wednesday, April 3

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

Special Dinner Speaker
Sean Casten, Congressman (D, IL-06)

Thursday, April 4

8:00 – 9:00 am CT
Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 am
Keynote Address

FERC Commissioner Mark Christie

10:00 – 11:15 am
Panel 1 – The (Re)Integration of Planning – Putting Humpty Back Together Again

Panelists:
Shawn E. Schukar, President, Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois
Steve Martz, VP Integrated Planning, Xcel Energy
Carlo Brancucci, PhD, CEO, encoord

Moderator:
Cristin Lyons, Partner and Energy Practice Leader, ScottMadden

11:15 – 11:30 am
Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 pm
Panel 2 – Let’s Talk: The Importance of Collaboration in Transmission Planning

Panelists:
Matthew Ellis, Manager Transmission Strategy & Development, Great River Energy
Brian Tulloh, Executive Director, External Affairs, MISO
Zach Zimmerman, Research and Policy Manager, Grid Strategies

Moderator:
Becky Webb, Senior Manager of Transmission Strategy, Exelon Corporation

12:30 – 2:00 pm
Lunch

Location

The Blackstone Hotel

The Spring Member Meeting will be held at the Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, IL.

This is an invitation-only event.

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