2021 NARUC Annual Meeting and Education Conference, Connecting the Dots, November 7-10, 2021, A Hybrid Meeting, Louisville Kentucky

Agenda

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Instructions to download the conference app will be sent to all registrants on November 4.

 

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

1:00-2:30 p.m.

NRRI Book Talk

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83496547245

Scott Hempling -- Regulating Public Utility Performance: The Law of Market Structure, Pricing and Jurisdiction

Saturday, November 6, 2021

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Subcommittee on Education and Research

3:30-5:00 p.m.

Executive Committee

Sunday, November 7, 2021

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Staff Subcommittee on Telecommunications
Everyone Wants a Number

11:00-11:15 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Staff Subcommittee on Critical Infrastructure
(Closed Meeting)
Staff Subcommittee on Electricity

(Closed Meeting)

Member Roundtable Discussion and Meet-and-Greet
Staff Subcommittee on Telecommunications
Resolutions and Roundtable
Washington Action

(Closed Meeting)

12:15-1:30 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own

1:00-6:30 p.m.

Registration Open

1:30-2:30 p.m.

New Commissioner Forum (Part 1)
Staff Subcommittee on Electric Reliability and Resilience
Subcommittee / Staff Subcommittee on Nuclear Issues-Waste Disposal

(Closed Meeting)

Business Meeting (closed)
Subcommittee / Staff Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety

(Closed Meeting)

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45-3:45 p.m.

New Commissioner Forum (Part 2)
Subcommittee / Staff Subcommittee on Clean Coal and Carbon Management
Kentucky Carbon Capture R&D Project and DOE-NARUC Partnership Overview
Staff Subcommittee on Energy Resources and the Environment
What's My line? -- New Targets For Equity and Environmental Justice in State Commission Roles and Responsibilities  
Staff Subcommittee on Executive Management
Staff Subcommittee on Information Services

(Joint Meeting)

Joint Meeting Agenda
Staff Subcommittee on Gas
Hydrogen and the Transition
Subcommittee / Staff Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety

(Closed Meeting)

3:45-4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Committee on Water
Commission Chairs Council

(Commission Chairs Only)

Select Committee on Regulatory and Industry Diversity

(Closed Meeting)

Business Meeting
Staff Subcommittee on Gas
Consumer Views on Electrification
Subcommittee / Staff Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety

(Closed Meeting)

5:00-6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Monday, November 8, 2021

8:30-9:15 a.m.

Kentucky Continental Breakfast

Ballroom Foyer

 

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Registration Open

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Committee on Consumers and the Public Interest
Partnerships that help Customers
Committee on Critical Infrastructure
Committee on International Relations
Business Meeting

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Break

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

Committee on Electricity
Business Meeting
Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment
Business Meeting
Committee on Gas
Business Meeting
Committee on Telecommunications
Business Meeting

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Commissioner Emeritus “Virtual” Luncheon (Former Commissioners Only)

Register for the Commissioner Emeritus Luncheon.

Lunch on Your Own

1:30-2:45 p.m.

This session will be livestreamed

Opening General Session
Welcome to Louisville, Election of Officers, and More

2:45-3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15-4:15 p.m.

All concurrent sessions will be livestreamed

Concurrent Session

A-1:Desiloing Energy Technologies for a More Cost-Effective Energy Future

Concurrent Session
A-2: Net Zero America
Concurrent Session
A-3: Confidentiality: Strength and Scope of the Duty
Concurrent Session

Main Stage

A-4: Withstanding the Needs of Our Time: How Regulators & Utilities Should Appropriately Value Resiliency Investments

4:30-5:15 p.m.

Regional Meetings

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

8:30-9:15 a.m.

Kentucky Continental Breakfast

Ballroom Foyer

 

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Registration Open

9:30-10:30 a.m.

This session will be livestreamed

General Session
2021-2022 Presidential Installation Ceremony and a Chat with National Bestselling Author Robert Bilott on Forever Chemicals

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Break

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

All concurrent sessions will be livestreamed

Concurrent Session
B-1: Considering Equity in Utility Regulation
Concurrent Session

Main Stage

B-2: Smart Regulatory and Technological Approaches to Gas Utility Service in a Decarbonized Future
Concurrent Session
B-3: Emerging Trends and Best Practices in Accelerating Successful Regulatory Innovation
Concurrent Session
B-4: Telecom of the Future: Beyond POTS

12:00-1:15 p.m.

NARUC Member Annual Luncheon

(Commissioners and Staff Only)

1:30-2:30 p.m.

All concurrent sessions will be livestreamed

Concurrent Session
C-1: The Next Generation of Customer Assistance in an Ongoing Pandemic 
Concurrent Session

Main Stage

C-2: Friend or Foe? (In)Security in the Cyber Supply Chain
Concurrent Session
C-3:Riders on the Storm: Planning for Resilient EV Charging Infrastructure
Concurrent Session
C-4: Increasing Sustainability and Resilience in Clean Energy Manufacturing to Support Decarbonization

2:30-3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00-4:00 p.m.

This session will be livestreamed

General Session
Energy Opportunities in the Cowboy State

4:15-5:30 p.m.

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

8:30-9:15 a.m.

Kentucky Continental Breakfast

Ballroom Foyer

 

9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Registration Open

9:30-10:30 a.m.

All concurrent sessions will be livestreamed

Concurrent Session
D-1: Contribution Reform: Now is the Time
Concurrent Session

Main Stage

D-2: The Critical Role of State Commissions in Transmission Investment, Development & Deployment
Concurrent Session
D-3: Developing A Regulatory Framework for Hydrogen
Concurrent Session
D-4: The Resiliency Nexus: What can we learn about utility interdependencies from the February Freeze?

10:30-10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This session will be livestreamed

General Session
Update from the Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission