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Energy Supply Symposium … more info and registration HERE ( … free and open to the public …

Wednesday, September 20th, 1pm~5:30pm

Courtyard by Marriott - 275 Tremont Street, Boston

Leading issues affecting today’s competitive retail energy markets will be explored September 20 at the Retail Energy Supply Association’s 2017 Energy Competition Symposium in Boston.

Among the key issues to be discussed at the half-day event is the positive impact of competitive retail energy markets over the past two decades in terms of innovation and environmental improvement. Another panel, Women of Power, will highlight the accomplishments of women in the Energy Industry. The panel will focus on the challenges facing the energy business and the expertise and influence women have brought to the Industry.

Distinguished speakers include Patrick Woodcock, Assistant Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Judith Judson, former Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell, Greg Cunningham, Vice President and Director of the Conservation Law Foundation’s Clean Energy and Climate Change program, Tami Wilson, Chief Finance and Risk Officer, IGS Energy, President, Executive Vice President of Power Options, Meg Lusardi, Dan Dolan, President of the New England Power Generators Association and Dr. Philip O’Conner, Former Chair of the Illinois Commerce Commission, Principle at PROactive Strategies and author of Restructuring Recharged: The Superior Performance of Competitive Electricity Markets[masked]

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2017 Energy Symposium Agenda

• 12:30 - 1:00 Registration

• 1:00 - 1:05 Welcome Darrin Pfannenstiel, Sr. Vice President, Chief Regulatory Counsel, Stream Energy (President, RESA)

• 1:05 - 1:10 Introduction Marc Hanks, Senior Manager, Corporate & Regulatory Affairs, Direct Energy (New England State Chair, RESA)

• 1:10 – 1:30 Keynote Speaker Patrick Woodcock, Assistant Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

• 1:30 – 1:45 Break

• 1:45 - 2:30 Panel Discussions – Women of Power – Industry Leaders and Challenges Facing the Industry - Moderator: Lindsay Cervenak, Regulatory Analyst, NRG Energy, Inc. (RESA Member)

• Panelists: Judith Judson, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) - Mary Sotos, Deputy Commissioner for Energy, CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (invited) - Nora Brownell, ESPY Energy Solutions - Tami Wilson, Chief Finance and Risk Officer, IGS Energy

• 2:30 – 2:45 Networking Break

• 2:45 – 3:15 Guest Speaker Dr. Philip O’Connor – Restructuring Recharged

• 3:15 – 4:00 Restructuring Recharged: Markets, Innovation and the Environment - Moderator: Dan Allegretti, Vice President of Governmental Affairs – East Constellation (RESA Member)

• Panelists: Dan Dolan, New England Power Generators Association - Meg Lusardi, Power Options - Greg Cunningham, Conservation Law Foundation - Philip O’Connor, PROactive Strategies

• 4:00 Concluding Remarks – Tracy McCormick, Executive Director, RESA

• 4:00 – 5:30 Reception