Jason Frisbie, General Manager/Chief Executive Officer, Platte River Power Authority
Alice Jackson, President, Xcel Energy
Mike McInnis, Chief Executive Officer, Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association, Inc.
Moderator: Kent Singer, Executive Director, Colorado Rural Electric Association
Breakout Session #1 – Energy Efficiency & Demand Response
Gabe Caunt, Senior Project Engineer, Colorado Springs Utilities
Dick Martin, Director of Demand Management Solutions, NRTC
Stacey Simms, Portfolio Manager, Customer Choice: Rates, Xcel Energy
Moderator: Jeff Wadsworth, President & Chief Executive Officer, Poudre Valley Rural Electric Assn.
Breakout Session #2 – Forecasting Renewable Energy
Dr. Stan Benjamin, Senior Scientist for Advanced Modeling Systems, NOAA
Skip Dise, Vice President, Product Management, Clean Power Research
Dr. Justin Sharp, Principal & Owner, Sharply Focused
Moderator: Brad Nebergall, Senior Vice President, Energy Management, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Assn.
Breakout Session #3 – Examining Alternatives to Lithium Ion Storage Technology
Hugh McDermott, Senior Vice President Business Development & Sales, ESS Inc.
Dr. Wonbong Choi, Professor-Materials Science & Engineering & Professor Mechanical & Energy Engineering, University of North Texas
Dr. Brian Ingram, Materials Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory
Moderator: Sam Jaffe, Managing Director, Cairn Energy Research Advisors
Breakout Session #4 – Blockchains and the Power Industry
Stina Brock, Senior Vice President of North America, Electron
Dylan Cutler, Senior Engineer, Energy Informatics, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Alex Kizer, Director of Strategic Research, Energy Futures Initiative
Moderator: Joe Hagerman, Deputy Chief Scientist, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Lunch Session – Revolutionary Change in the Electric Industry: Threats and Opportunities
Steve Collier, Director, Smart Grid Strategies, Milsoft Utility Solutions
Breakout Session #5 – EV Fast Charging Technology
Erin Galiger, Product Manager, EV Infrastructure, ABB Inc.
Anthony Harrison, Director of Public Policy, ChargePoint
Michael Salisbury, Transportation Energy Lead, City & County of Denver, Department of Public Health and Environment
Moderator: Mike McBride, Chief Executive Officer, Gunnison County Electric Assn.
Breakout Session #6 – Co-op Battery Storage Projects
John Parker, Chief Executive Officer, United Power, Inc.
Brian Burandt, Vice President Power Supply & Business Development, Connexus Energy
Kevin Short, General Manager, Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Moderator: Taylor Gunn, Lead Economist: Power, Energy and Water, CoBank
Closing General Session – Community Choice Aggregation: What Does the California Experiment Mean for Colorado?
Laura Genao, Managing Director, Regulatory Affairs, Southern California Edison
Gary Gero, Chief Sustainability Officer, County of Los Angeles
Karey Christ-Janer, Independent Advocate
Moderator: Bryan Hannegan, President & Chief Executive Officer, Holy Cross Energy