2021 UEDA Virtual Winter Forum: Issues & Opportunities & Change
March 09, 2021 • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (all times are Eastern)
11:00 am Opening Remarks Jeff Mayes, UEDA President - Sean Trauschke, CEO & President, OG&E Energy
11:15 am Biden Energy Policy’s Impact on Utility Economic Development
Energy policy is a centerpiece of President Joe Biden’s agenda focused on promoting renewable energy, addressing climate change and reducing the use of fossil fuels. The Biden energy policy will have a dramatic impact on U.S. utilities’ ability to implement economic development programs. Dave Robinson and Tim Biggam of the Montrose Group will lead an interactive discussion bringing together the frontline perspective of public policy leaders from EEI and AGA who are working on electric and natural gas issues in Washington DC.
Introduction: Pat Kelly, FirstEnergy
Moderator: Dave Robinson, Montrose Group
Panelists: Tim Biggam, Montrose Group; EEI Speaker (TBD); AGA Speaker (TBD)
12:00 pm Q&A
12:15 pm Peer-to-Peer Discussion: External Issues (including issues from Allies)
This interactive member-to-member and ally discussion will deal with issues and topics identified in member survey prior to the Forum as wall as topics and questions raised during the session. Issues such as matching the Covid-19 unemployed to available re-emerging post Coronavirus positions, technical innovations resulting from the pandemic and lasting work-from-home trends will be explored in this session.
Moderators: Jeff Mayes, UEDA President & Rick Edwards, UEDA Vice President
1:00 pm Closing Remarks: Alba Weaver, OG&E Energy