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2018 Winter Policy Summit

February 11 - 14, 2018

Location:
Renaissance Washington
Washington, DC

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org

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VII World Forum on Energy Regulation (VII WFER)

March 20-23, 2018

Location:
Cancún International Convention Center 
Cancún, México
 
Description:

The WFER is the leading international conference on energy regulation, held once every three years under the framework of the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER).

The VII WFER will focus on disruptive innovations which are currently transforming the fundamentals of the energy value chain worldwide. VII WFER sessions will address the forefronts of regulation in a time of innovation, within the following pillars: empowered consumers, dynamic markets, and sustainable infrastructure.

This edition of the forum is particularly interested in promoting the empowerment of women in the energy sector, by streamlining gender perspective in all of its activities. VII WFER will include some of the most powerful female voices in the energy sector.

Contact: wfermexico@cre.gob.mx

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IPU Introduction to Public Utility Regulation and Ratemaking 

April 8, 2018

Location:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
East Lansing, MI
 
Description:
A concise half-day introduction offered prior to the Grid School and Advanced Programs. Open to everyone. Recommended for those relatively new to the field of utility regulation.
 
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Contact: Erin West, (517) 355-1876, ipu@msu.edu

9th Annual IPU Grid School

April 9-12, 2018

Location:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
East Lansing, MI
 
Description:
IPU’S Grid School is designed to improve regulatory capacity for grid-related policy development and decision-making at all government levels in support of innovation, efficiency, and environmental goals. Grid School is open to the public and private sectors, including economic and environmental regulators. 
 

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Contact: Erin West, (517) 355-1876, ipu@msu.edu


Current Issues 2018

April 15 - 18, 2018

Location:
Eldorado Hotel
Santa Fe, NM

Contact: Jeanette Walter, Jeawalte@nmsu.edu

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2018 National Conference of Regulatory Attorneys

April 22 - 25, 2018
 
Location:
Warwick Allerton Hotel
Chicago, IL
 
Contact: Jayesh Hines-Shah, NCRA President (2017-18), Jayesh.Hines-Shah@illinois.gov  

2018 NARUC Utility Rate School - May 

May 13-18, 2018
 
Location:
Marriott Coronado Island
San Diego, CA
 
Description:
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. Participants work in teams to learn the fundamentals of establishing revenue requirements and rate setting by working through a hypothetical “mock” water utility rate case. The program also provides insight into current issues affecting the water and other utility industries.
 
The program is also being offered in Clearwater Beach, FL, October 22-26, 2018. 
 
 
Contact: Erin West, (517) 355-1876, ipu@msu.edu

"The Basics" Practical Regulatory Training for the Electric Industry

May 21 - 25, 2018

Location:
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
Albuquerque, NM

Description:

This week-long course is specifically designed to capture the nuances of the electric industry and includes the following topics:

  • Industry Technology
  • Industry Structure and Regulation
  • Revenue Requirements
  • Class Cost-of-Service
  • Rate Design
  • Energy Efficiency Mandates & Renewable Energy
  • Distributed Generation (DG), Net Metering, & Avoided Costs
  • Process & Procedures of a Rate Case

This course 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, this course 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 the course. 

Contact: Cindy Blume, cblume@nmsu.edu

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"The Basics" Practical Regulatory Training for the Natural Gas Local Distribution (LDC) Industry

May 21 - 25, 2018

Location:
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
Albuquerque, NM

Description:

This week-long course is specifically designed to capture the nuances of the natural gas distribution (LDC) industry and includes the following topics:

  • Industry Technology
  • Industry Structure and Regulation
  • Revenue Requirements
  • Class Cost-of-Service
  • Rate Design
  • Key Issues Facing Gas Utilities & Commissions
  • Gas Procurement & Gas Cost Recovery
  • Gas Cost Hedging and Infrastructure Replacement Riders
  • Process & Procedures of a Rate Case

This course 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, this course 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 the course. 

Contact: Cindy Blume, cblume@nmsu.edu

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MACRUC 23rd Annual Education Conference

June 24 - 27, 2018

Location:
The Hotel Hershey
Hershey, PA

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


27th World Gas Conference

June 25-29, 2018
 
Location:
Walter E. Washington Convention Centre
Washington, DC
 
Description:
The World Gas Conference (WGC) is held every three years in the country holding the Presidency of the International Gas Union (IGU). WGC 2018 will mark the culmination of the U.S. Presidency of the IGU, under the theme 'Fueling the Future.' Influential leaders, policy-makers, buyers, sellers, and experts from across the globe will promote the IGU's key objectives of raising the voice of natural gas while offering timely updates. A 40,000 square foot exhibit hall will host 350 exhibitors, including a Sustainable Energy Pavilion, a Robotics and Automation Pavilion, and a Gas for Transportation Pavilion. 
 
Contact: Alice Murrie, +44 20 7978 0775, info@wgc2018.com
 
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SEPA Grid Evolution Summit - A National Town Meeting

July 9-12, 2018

Location:
Washington Hilton
Washington, DC
 
Description:
The Smart Electric Power Alliance's Grid Evolution Summit - A National Town Meeting, supported by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, is the premier event in the U.S. focused on the business and policy aspects of distributed energy resources and their enabling technologies and applications.
 
Contact: Jenny Senff, jsenff@sepapower.org
 
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2018 NARUC Summer Policy Summit

July 15 - 18, 2018

Location:
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Scottsdale, AZ

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


60th Annual Regulatory Studies Program ("Camp NARUC") Fundamentals Course

August 6-10, 2018

Location:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
East Lansing, MI
 
Description: 
IPU’s “Camp NARUC” Fundamentals course, endorsed by NARUC, is designed specifically to meet the needs of regulatory professionals, particularly members of NARUC. UPI's diverse program faculty is drawn from various academic, governmental, and other organizations. Presentations cover all aspects of the regulatory process, as applied generally and particularly to electricity, natural gas, water, and telecommunications sectors. The IPU "Camp NARUC" Fundamenrals program is classified as “basic” and no prerequisites apply.
 
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Contact: Erin West, (517) 355-1876, ipu@msu.edu

60th Annual Regulatory Studies Program ("Camp NARUC") Intermediate Course

August 13-17, 2018

Location:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
East Lansing, MI
 
Description:
IPU’s “Camp NARUC” Intermediate course, endorsed by NARUC, is designed specifically to meet the needs of regulatory professionals, particularly members of NARUC. UPI's diverse program faculty is drawn from various academic, governmental, and other organizations. Presentations cover all aspects of the regulatory process, as applied generally and particularly to electricity, natural gas, water, and telecommunications sectors.
 
IPU "Camp NARUC" Intermediate course participants should have completed "Camp NARUC" Introductory course, attended another introductory program (such as the NARUC Utility Rate School), or have relevant academic or practical experience. Background and preparatory resources are available on the IPU website as well as the IPU research page.
 
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Contact: Erin West, (517) 355-1876, ipu@msu.edu 

Transformational Electric Pricing: FRI Advanced Seminar in Utility Rate Theory, Methods & Applications

September 5-7, 2018

Location:
Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center
St. Louis, MO
 
Description:
The FRI Advanced Seminar Transformational Pricing is a 15.25 hours seminar, occurring over three days. The seminar content focuses on the theory and application of electric pricing to address the transformation of the industry.
 
The seminar offers an examination and in-depth analysis of the pricing necessary to accommodate the growth of distributed resources and 2-way power transactions. The course addresses all dimensions of electricity pricing, including time, location, buying and selling. Further, the course provides deep coverage of customer engagement issues as they relate to the application of new pricing approaches: education, information, stakeholder outreach and collaboration.
 
Contact: Sarah Gott, (573) 882-2155, gotts@missouri.edu

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FRI Public Utility Symposium: Innovations in Public Utility Business Models & Financing for the 21st Century

September 26, 2018

Location:
Reynolds Alumni Center at the University of Missouri 
Columbia, MO
 
Description:
The Symposium will be structured around three panels featuring a variety of speakers from industry, state commissions, consumer advocates, consulting firms, and academics.Panel I will examine the economics underlying existing business models and how such models might evolve in the future. Panel II will focus on the regulatory component of utility business modeling. Panel III will introduce the subject of utility financing and valuation.
 
Contact: Sarah Gott, (573) 882-2155, gotts@missouri.edu

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IPU Introduction to Public Utility Regulation and Ratemaking

 
September 30, 2018
 
Location:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
East Lansing, MI
 
Description:
A concise half-day introduction offered prior to the Grid School and Advanced Programs. Open to everyone. Recommended for those relatively new to the field of utility regulation.
 
 
Contact: Erin West, (517) 355-1876, ipu@msu.edu

13th Advanced Regulatory Studies Program: Ratemaking, Accounting, Finance, and Evaluation

October 1-5, 2018

Location:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
East Lansing, MI
 
Description:
The IPU Advanced Regulatory Studies Program is a series of specialized half-day and all-day workshops designed to provide public-sector and private-sector professionals in the regulatory policy community with a unique opportunity to interact and exchange ideas on technical, methodological, and policy issues. Each workshop provides an intensive, immersive and peer-based learning experience, emphasizing discipline-based analytical methods and theoretical rigor coupled with practical hands-on problems and exercises. 
 
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Contact: Erin West, (517) 355-1876, ipu@msu.edu

WPUI Energy Basics 2018

October 8-12, 2018

Location:
University of Wisconsin: Pyle Center
Madison, WI
 
Description:

Energy Utility Basics is an intensive course on the fundamental concepts critical to being conversant in today’s energy industry. Over the course of the week, participants will receive an overview of the history of the electric and natural gas industries, insights into regulatory decision-making, and analysis of the current issues facing the energy industry. Attendees will obtain practical knowledge of the operations and technology of both industries.

Meant primarily for those new to the industry, this course is useful for any industry-associated staff seeking to better understand how the technological, financial and administrative pieces of the energy puzzle fit together.

Contact: Lori Sakk, (608) 890-1815, sakk@wisc.edu
 
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"The Basics" Practical Regulatory Training for the Electric Industry

October 15 - 19, 2018

Location:
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
Albuquerque, NM

Description:

This week-long course is specifically designed to capture the nuances of the electric industry and includes the following topics:

  • Industry Technology
  • Industry Structure and Regulation
  • Revenue Requirements
  • Class Cost-of-Service
  • Rate Design
  • Energy Efficiency Mandates & Renewable Energy
  • Distributed Generation (DG), Net Metering, & Avoided Costs
  • Process & Procedures of a Rate Case

This course 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, this course 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 the course. 

Contact: Cindy Blume, cblume@nmsu.edu

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"The Basics" Practical Regulatory Training for the Natural Gas Local Distribution (LDC) Industry

October 15 - 19, 2018

Location:
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
Albuquerque, NM

Description:

This week-long course is specifically designed to capture the nuances of the natural gas distribution (LDC) industry and includes the following topics:

  • Industry Technology
  • Industry Structure and Regulation
  • Revenue Requirements
  • Class Cost-of-Service
  • Rate Design
  • Key Issues Facing Gas Utilities & Commissions
  • Gas Procurement & Gas Cost Recovery
  • Gas Cost Hedging and Infrastructure Replacement Riders
  • Process & Procedures of a Rate Case

This course 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, this course 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 the course. 

Contact: Cindy Blume, cblume@nmsu.edu

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2018 NARUC Utility Rate School - October

October 22-26, 2018
 
Location:
 
Marriott Sandkey
Clearwater Beach, FL
 
Description:
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. Participants work in teams to learn the fundamentals of establishing revenue requirements and rate setting by working through a hypothetical “mock” water utility rate case. The program also provides insight into current issues affecting the water and other utility industries.
 
 
Contact: Erin West, (517) 355-1876, ipu@msu.edu

2018 NARUC Annual Meeting

November 11 - 14, 2018

Location:
Loews Royal Pacific Orlando
Orlando, FL

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2019 NARUC Winter Policy Summit

February 10 - 13, 2019

Location:
Renaissance Washington
Washington, DC

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2019 National Conference of Regulatory Attorneys

May 5 - 8, 2019
 
Location:
Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown
Nashville, TN
 
Contact: Kelly Cashman-Grams, NCRA President (2018-19), Kelly.Grams@tn.gov  

2019 NARUC Summer Policy Summit

July 21 - July 24, 2019

Location:
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2019 WPUI Energy Basics Program

October 7 - October 11, 2019

Location:
University of Wisconsin: Pyle Center
Madison, WI
 
Description:

Energy Utility Basics is an intensive course on the fundamental concepts critical to being conversant in today’s energy industry. Over the course of the week, participants will receive an overview of the history of the electric and natural gas industries, insights into regulatory decision-making, and analysis of the current issues facing the energy industry. Attendees will obtain practical knowledge of the operations and technology of both industries.

Meant primarily for those new to the industry, this course is useful for any industry-associated staff seeking to better understand how the technological, financial and administrative pieces of the energy puzzle fit together.

Contact: Lori Sakk, (608) 890-1815, sakk@wisc.edu

More Information coming soon at http://wpui.wisc.edu/programs/calendar/  

2019 NARUC Annual Meeting

November 17 - November 20, 2019

Location:
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2020 NARUC Winter Policy Summit

February 9 - February 12, 2020

Location:
Renaissance Washington
Washington, DC

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2020 NARUC Summer Policy Summit

July 19 - July 22, 2020

Location:
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2020 WPUI Energy Basics Program

October 5 - October 9, 2020

Location:
University of Wisconsin: Pyle Center
Madison, WI
 
Description:

Energy Utility Basics is an intensive course on the fundamental concepts critical to being conversant in today’s energy industry. Over the course of the week, participants will receive an overview of the history of the electric and natural gas industries, insights into regulatory decision-making, and analysis of the current issues facing the energy industry. Attendees will obtain practical knowledge of the operations and technology of both industries.

Meant primarily for those new to the industry, this course is useful for any industry-associated staff seeking to better understand how the technological, financial and administrative pieces of the energy puzzle fit together.

Contact: Lori Sakk, (608) 890-1815, sakk@wisc.edu
 
More Information coming soon at http://wpui.wisc.edu/programs/calendar/  

2020 NARUC Annual Meeting

November 8 - November 11, 2020

Location:
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Seattle, WA

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2021 NARUC Winter Policy Summit

February 7 - February 10, 2021

Location:
Renaissance Washington
Washington, DC

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2021 NARUC Annual Meeting

November 7 - November 11, 2021

Location:
Omni Louisville Hotel
Louisville, KY

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2022 NARUC Winter Policy Summit

February 13 - February 16, 2022

Location:
Renaissance Washington
Washington, DC

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2023 NARUC Winter Policy Summit

February 12 - February 15, 2023

Location:
Renaissance Washington
Washington, DC

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2024 NARUC Winter Policy Summit

February 25 - February 28, 2024

Location:
Renaissance Washington
Washington, DC

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org


2025 NARUC Winter Policy Summit

February 23 - February 26, 2025

Location:
Renaissance Washington
Washington, DC

Contact: Michelle Malloy, mamalloy@naruc.org