Upcoming Events

Pricing for Sustainability, PURC Online Course

April 6 - May 17, 2015
Online

The course Pricing for Sustainability is designed to introduce engineers, lawyers, and other professionals to the sustainability concepts important for designing prices in infrastructure industries. When implemented, these prices can promote a cleaner environment, efficiency and sound finances. In addition, the course will show how to minimize potential inefficiencies associated with cross-subsidies and programs addressing environmental externalities. This foundational material will help decision-makers develop prices that promote financial and environmental sustainability, while encouraging efficiency and fairness.

For more information contact: Rebecca Beachy (rebecca.beachy@warrington.ufl.edu)
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Comprehensive Regulatory Impact Analysis, PURC Online Course

April 6 - May 17, 2015
Online

The course Comprehensive Regulatory Impact Analysis provides tools and approaches for regulatory impact analysis (RIA), a systematic appraisal of the potential impacts of a regulatory decision to assess whether the decision is likely to achieve the desired objectives and at what cost. Through case studies, exercises, and lectures, course participants learn how to identify key questions, identify stakeholders and engage them in the analysis, use appropriate analytical techniques, and communicate their findings. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to structure a RIA process.

For more information contact: Rebecca Beachy (rebecca.beachy@warrington.ufl.edu)
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Current Issues 2015

April 19 - April 22, 2015
Santa Fe, NM

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • CEO/Industry Leaders’ Roundtable
  • The Evolving Distribution System
  • Compliance Time: EPA’s Clean Power Plan
  • Universal Service Contribution Reform
  • The Next Convergence: Water, Energy and Telecommunications
  • EPA’s Clean Power Plan Regional Compliance and Reliability
  • Regulatory Compact or Tug of War

State Commissioners and leading industry leaders discuss the important issues facing the Electric, Natural Gas, Telecommunications and Water industries through a series of interactive panels. The panels are designed to create meaningful dialog between the panelists and audience in an informal setting conducive to audience participation. To view the entire program and register, please visit our webpage at http://business.nmsu.edu/research/centers/cpu/current-issues/



For more information contact: Jeanette Walter (jeawalte@nmsu.edu)
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The Eldorado Hotel

NARUC Staff Subcommittee on Accounting & Finance Spring 2015 Conference

April 19 - April 23, 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Staff Subcommittee on Accounting and Finance will be holding its spring 2015 conference at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana. The purpose of the conference is to provide accounting, finance, and utility regulatory information to personnel with all levels of experience who work in the ever-changing utility regulatory environment.

For more information contact: Marci Norby, Chair (marci.norby@wyo.gov)
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Royal Sonesta Hotel
300 Bourbon Street
tel: (504) 586-0300

36th Western NARUC Utility Rate School

May 11 - May 15, 2015
San Diego, CA

The NARUC Utility Rate School is held twice a year, in the fall (Eastern - Clearwater Beach, FL) and the spring (Western - San Diego, CA). The basics of utility ratemaking are presented by program faculty members from state public utility commissions, utility companies, and the legal, consulting, and academic communities. Rate School emphasizes the fundamentals of the utility rate setting process, including how to establish revenue requirements and the basic concepts of rate design. Participants work in teams to learn the fundamentals of establishing revenue requirements and setting rates by working through a hypothetical rate case for a water utility. The program also provides insight into current issues affecting the water industry and other public utilities.

For more information contact: Ligita Espinosa (ligita@msu.edu)
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Coronado Island Marriott
2000 Second Street
tel: 619.435.3000

"THE BASICS" Practical Regulatory Training for the Electric OR Natural Gas Local Distribution (LDC) Industries

May 17 - May 22, 2015
Albuquerque, NM

Each separate, concurrent week-long course is specifically designed to capture the nuances of that industry and includes the following topics and more!!

  •          Industry Technology
  •          Industry Structure and Regulation
  •          Revenue Requirements
  •          Class Cost-of-Service
  •          Rate Design
  •          Process & Procedures of a Rate Case

These two separate courses will give attendees practical analytical skills needed to understand the topics covered as well as an integrated framework showing how they fit together. Through a combination of lectures, discussion and integrated problems, these courses will give the attendees the analytical skills necessary to be more productive in the changing utility environment. Attendees with less than one year's experience in the regulatory arena and anyone wishing to obtain a basic understanding of the principles involved should attend one of the courses. For more information contact: Cindy Blume (cblume@nmsu.edu).



For more information contact: Cindy Blume (cblume@nmsu.edu)
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Sheraton Uptown Albuquerque
2600 Louisiana Blvd., NE
tel: 505-881-0000

A National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid

May 26 - May 28, 2015
Washington, DC

The National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid® is the premier event in the US focused on the business and policy aspects of demand response and its enabling technologies and applications. It is unique in that it devotes an entire day to roundtable discussions featuring experts in demand response and smart grid, who discuss with each other and with the audience the latest trends, issues, and business developments. The National Town Meeting also features panel discussions, case studies, and presentations of best practices. Another hallmark is attendee engagement, whether through Q&A sessions with top business leaders and policymakers, through formal electronic voting, or through the National Town Meeting’s reception and other networking sessions.

For more information contact: Jenny Senff (jenny.senff@demandresponsesmartgrid.org)
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Sofitel
806 15th Street, NW
tel: 202-730-8800

2015 Western Conference of Public Service Commissioners

May 31 - June 3, 2015
Phoenix, AZ



For more information contact: Michelle A. Malloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Arizona Biltmore Hotel

National Conference of State Transportation Specialists Annual Conference

June 7 - June 10, 2015
Chattanooga, TN

at
The Read House Historic Inn and Suites
Chattanooga Tennessee

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http://www.thereadhousehotel.com/

Room Rate $95.00
Parking $9.00 per day

Book by April 30, 2015

Reservations 
You may contact the hotel directly at 423-266-4121 or online by copying and pasting this link into your browser:  https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1412046129&key=1EE514C0

Things to do
Please check out these websites for things to do in Downtown Chattanooga and the surrounding community:

Additional booking information and the Meeting Agenda will be posted later.

Contact President Scott Morris at 334-242-5146 for further information.



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The Read House Historic Inn and Suites
827 Broad Street
tel: 423-266-4121

2015 NECPUC

June 7 - June 10, 2015
Newport, Rhode Island



For more information contact: Sarah Hofmann (shofmannnecpuc@gmail.com)
Hyatt at Goat Island

2015 MARC Annual Meeting

June 7 - June 10, 2015
Milwaukee, Wisconsin



For more information contact: Christina Keeley (christina.keeley@wisconsin.gov)
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2015 SEARUC Annual Meeting

June 7 - June 10, 2015
San Antonio, Texas



For more information contact: Sallie K. Tanner (salliek@psc.state.ga.us)
Omni La Mansion del Rio

MACRUC 20th Annual Education Conference

June 21 - June 24, 2015
Colonial Williamsburg, VA



For more information contact: Michelle Malloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)

2015 NARUC Summer Committee Meetings

July 12 - July 15, 2015
New York City



For more information contact: (mamalloy@naruc.org)

2015 FRI Public Utility Symposium

September 30, 2015
Columbia, MO

Join us for a full day of discussion & debate as we explore: Issues in Infrastructure: Replacement, Resilience & Regulation. The focus of the 205 FRI Symposium is utility infrastructure and the challenges associated with its replacement and modernization, the extent to which resiliency and sufficiency exists within the utility industries, and how to design more effective regulatory or business models. The Symposium will be developed around three panels which separately discusses each of these issues. In addition to the three panels, the Symposium will also feature a CEO Panel. The confirmed panelists are Lynn Good, president and chief executive officer of Duke Energy and Pierce Norton, II, president and chief executive officer of ONE Gas, Inc., and Susan Story, president and chief executive officer of American Water.

For more information contact: Sarah Gott (gotts@missouri.edu )
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Hampton INn & Suites Columbia (at the University of Missouri)
1225 Fellow's Place Boulevard
tel: 573-214-2222

127th Annual Meeting

November 8 - November 11, 2015
Austin, Texas



For more information contact: Michelle Malloy (Mamalloy@naruc.org)

2016 NARUC Winter Committee Meeting

February 14 - February 17, 2016
Washington DC

Winter Committee Meetings



For more information contact: (mamalloy@naruc.org)

2016 Winter Committee Meetings

February 14 - February 17, 2016
Washington, D.C.



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Renaissance Washington

37th Western NARUC Utility Rate School

May 16 - May 20, 2016
San Diego, CA

The NARUC Utility Rate School is held twice a year, in the fall (Eastern - Clearwater Beach, FL) and the spring (Western - San Diego, CA). The basics of utility ratemaking are presented by program faculty members from state public utility commissions, utility companies, and the legal, consulting, and academic communities. Rate School emphasizes the fundamentals of the utility rate setting process, including how to establish revenue requirements and the basic concepts of rate design. Participants work in teams to learn the fundamentals of establishing revenue requirements and setting rates by working through a hypothetical rate case for a water utility. The program also provides insight into current issues affecting the water industry and other public utilities.

For more information contact: Ligita Espinosa (ligita@msu.edu)
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Coronado Island Marriott
2000 Second Street
tel: 619.435.3000

2016 MARC Annual Meeting

June 12 - June 15, 2016
Bismarck, North Dakota



For more information contact: Stacy Eberl (steberl@nd.gov)

MACRUC 21st Annual Education Conference

June 19 - June 22, 2016
Colonial Williamsburg, VA



For more information contact: Michelle Malloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)

2016 NARUC Summer Committee Meetings

July 24 - July 27, 2016
Nashville, TN



For more information contact: (mamalloy@naruc.org)

2016 Summer Committee Meetings

July 24 - July 27, 2016
Nashville, TN



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Omni Nashville

NARUC 128th Annual Meeting

November 13 - November 16, 2016
La Quinta, CA



For more information contact: Michelle Malloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)

2016 Annual Meeting

November 13 - November 16, 2016
La Quinta, CA



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
La Quinta, CA

2017 NARUC Winter Committee Meetings

February 12 - February 15, 2017
Washington, DC



For more information contact: Michelle Malloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)

2017 Winter Committee Meetings

February 12 - February 15, 2017
Washington, D.C.



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Renaissance Washington

38th Western NARUC Utility Rate School

May 15 - May 19, 2017
San Diego, CA

The NARUC Utility Rate School is held twice a year, in the fall (Eastern - Clearwater Beach, FL) and the spring (Western - San Diego, CA). The basics of utility ratemaking are presented by program faculty members from state public utility commissions, utility companies, and the legal, consulting, and academic communities. Rate School emphasizes the fundamentals of the utility rate setting process, including how to establish revenue requirements and the basic concepts of rate design. Participants work in teams to learn the fundamentals of establishing revenue requirements and setting rates by working through a hypothetical rate case for a water utility. The program also provides insight into current issues affecting the water industry and other public utilities.

For more information contact: Ligita Espinosa (ligita@msu.edu)
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Coronado Island Marriott
2000 Second Street
tel: 619.435.3000

MACRUC 22nd Annual Education Conference

June 25 - June 28, 2017
Hershey, Pennsylvania



For more information contact: Michelle Malloy (mamalloy@Naruc.org)
The Hotel Hershey

2017 NARUC Summer Committee Meetings

July 16 - July 19, 2017
San Diego, California



For more information contact: Michelle Malloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)

2017 Summer Committee Meetings

July 16 - July 19, 2017
San Diego, CA



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Sheraton San Diego

2017 Annual Meeting

November 12 - November 15, 2017
Baltimore, MD



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Hilton Baltimore

2018 NARUC Winter Committee Meetings

February 11 - February 14, 2018
Washington, DC



For more information contact: Michelle Malloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)

2018 Winter Committee Meetings

February 11 - February 14, 2018
Washington, D.C.



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Renaissance Washington

MACRUC 23rd Annual Education Conference

June 24 - June 27, 2018
Hershey, Pennsylvania



For more information contact: Michelle Malloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
The Hotel Hershey

2018 Summer Committee Meetings

July 15 - July 18, 2018
Phoenix, AZ



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

2018 Annual Meeting

November 11 - November 14, 2018
Orlando, FL



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Loews Royal Pacific Orlando

2019 Winter Committee Meetings

February 10 - February 13, 2019
Washington, D.C.



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Renaissance Washington

2020 Winter Committee Meetings

February 9 - February 12, 2020
Washington, D.C.



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Renaissance Washington

2021 Winter Committee Meetings

February 7 - February 10, 2021
Washington, D.C.



For more information contact: Michelle Mallloy (mamalloy@naruc.org)
Renaissance Washington