2020 NARUC Annual Meeting and Education Conference November 9-11, 2020

Agenda

 

All session times are Eastern Standard Time.

Thursday, November 5

12:00-1:30 p.m.

Task Force on Broadband Expansion

Contact slichtenberg@nrri.org for participation information.

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Staff Subcommittee on ERE

Joint Meeting: ERERate Design

Staff Subcommittee on Telecommunications
Staff Subcommittee on Water

1:30-1:45 p.m.

Break
Task Force on Broadband Expansion

1:45-2:45 p.m.

Staff Subcommittee on Rate Design

Joint Meeting: ERERate Design

Staff Subcommittee on Critical Infrastructure
(Closed Meeting)
Staff Subcommittee on Electricity
Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty

2:45-3:00 p.m.

Break
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Staff Subcommittee on Gas

Joint Meeting: GasClean Coal

The Future of Blue Hydrogen
Staff Subcommittee on Executive Management
(Closed Meeting)

Contact raj.barua@delaware.gov for participation information.

4:00-4:15 p.m.

Break
4:15-5:15 p.m.
Staff Subcommittee on Electric Reliability and Resilience
Reliability and Resilience in 2021: Looking Ahead
Staff Subcommittee on USF Administrators
(Closed Meeting)

Contact s.reams@kcc.ks.gov for participation information.

Friday, November 6

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Subcommittee on Supplier and Workforce Diversity
Committee on International Relations
Subcommittee and Staff Subcommittee on Nuclear Issues
(Closed Meeting)

1:30-1:45 p.m.

Break

1:45-2:45 p.m.

Committee on Consumers and the Public Interest
Business Meeting (Closed Meeting)
Subcommittee on Clean Coal

2:45-3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Committee on Critical Infrastructure
Subcommittee and Staff Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety
(Closed Meeting)

Contact cmele@naruc.org for participation information.

Monday, November 9

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Commissioner Emeritus BYOL: Bring Your Own Lunch!

Contact Jcampbell@salmonventures.com for participation information.

12:30-2:00 p.m.

NRRI: Research for Regulators

3:00-4:15 p.m.

Commissioner One-On-One Meetings

Sign-up information available in late October.

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Regional Meetings

The following regional groups will host open meetings: MACRUC and Western.

Tuesday, November 10

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Committee Business Meetings

Electricity

(Closed Meeting)

ERE

Gas

Facilitated Natural Gas Panel with Former FERC & State Commissioner, CEOs and SVPs

Telecommunications

(Closed Meeting)

Water

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Opening General Session
Bridging the Divide

1:45-2:00 p.m.

Break

2:00-2:45 p.m.

Concurrent Session
Unlocking the Full Value of Flexible Demand-Side Grid Assets
Concurrent Session
The Next Decade: What’s in Store for the Water Sector
Concurrent Session
What Will Be the Impacts on Broadband Policy and the FCC After the 2020 Election?
Concurrent Session
Practicing Ethically During and After the Pandemic — Part A

2:45-3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00-3:45 p.m.

Concurrent Session
Preparing for Commercial Fleet Electrification
Concurrent Session
Water and Wastewater Low-Income Assistance Programs & Rate Affordability
Concurrent Session
Economic Considerations to Inform State Decision-Making on Natural Gas Bans
Concurrent Session
Practicing Ethically During and After the Pandemic — Part B

3:45-4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00-5:00 p.m.

General Session
Clean Energy and the Markets

Wednesday, November 11

12:15-1:15 p.m.

Annual Installation, Awards Ceremony, and FERC Chairman Chatterjee

1:15-1:30 p.m.

Break

1:30-2:00 p.m.

Join the Table for Hot Topics!

More details to come on this unique format.

Top Tips from Wall Street
Utility Business Models of the Future
Electric Utilities Role in Rural Broadband

2:00-2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15-3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session
Recovery and Rebuilding with Equity in Mind
Concurrent Session
Distribution Systems Planning Lessons Learned
Concurrent Session
Electrification, Hydrogen and the Role of Gas
Concurrent Session
The Broadband Frontier: Mapping Problems and Predictions

3:00-3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15-4:15 p.m.

Closing General Session
Lights Out! Lessons from the West's Surreal Summer Season

4:15-4:30 p.m.

Break

4:30-5:15 p.m.

Board of Directors Meeting