2017 NEPPA Annual Conference

Newport Marriott, Newport, RI
August 20-23, 2017

 

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NEPPA's 2017 Annual Conference will be held August 20 - 23 at the Newport Marriott Hotel (25 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840).

 

**  Due to the Newport Marriott selling out, NEPPA has arranged for an overflow room block at the nearby Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina.  Please call the hotel directly and mention NEPPA or the Northeast Public Power Association to get the negotiated rate.

 

This rate is non-refundable and is only available until Friday, August 4th based on availability.

Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina - $309/night + tax
49 America’s Cup Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-9000

 

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Conference Program

 

Click here to download the On-Site Agenda.

 

Sunday, August 20, 2017

2:00 pm  Registration Opens

6:00 pm  Opening Reception

7:00 pm  Dinner on Your Own

Monday, August 21, 2017

7:00 am  Registration & Breakfast

7:00 am  Exhibitor/Sponsor Set-Up

8:00 am  Keynote Address: Prepare to Jibe! Navigating the Sea of Innovation for the Modern Utility  
by Ken Schisler, EnerNOC, Inc.

9:45 am  Managing Millennials: Stop Trying to Make it Difficult!
by Janine Moon, Workforce Change

9:45 am  Roundtable Session (To Be Announced)

11:00 am  How Technology, Market Trends & Regulatory Decisions are Reshaping Our Energy Industry
by Peter Kelly-Detwiler, NorthBridge Energy Partners

11:00 am  Roundtable Session  (To Be Announced)

12:00 pm  Lunch

1:00 pm  Leading With the Brain in Mind: How Brain Science Can make You a Better Leader
by Janine Moon, Workforce Change

(Schedule Change) 2:30 - 3:00 pm  Solar Eclipse Viewing

Hit the pool deck and watch the Eclipse!  Peak is expected at 2:45 pm

3:00 pm  A New Age for Energy & Communications
by James Ingraham, EPB (Chattanooga, TN)

3:00 pm  Roundtable Session  (To Be Announced)

4:15 pm  Business Meeting

6:00 pm  Children's Program - Save the Bay

              6 - 7:00 pm Bay Experience

              7 - 8:00 pm Birds of Narragansett Bay

              8 - 9:00 pm Horseshoe Crabs

6:00 pm  Networking Reception

7:00 pm  Awards Dinner (Semi-Formal Attire Expected)

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

7:00 am  Breakfast

8:00 am  A View From the Hill
by Jackson Droney, Meguire Whitney, LLC

8:00 am  Commissioner's Roundtable

9:15 am  New England's Organized Markets: A Series of Unfortunate Events
by John Coyle, Duncan & Allen and Scott Strauss, Spiegel & McDiarmid

9:15 am  Minimizing Risk, Legal Panel
by Walter Foskett, Duncan & Allen; Chris Pollart, Rubin & Rudman; and Nick Scobbo, Ferriter, Scobbo & Rodophele

10:30 am How to Survive - and Thrive - in an EV Future
by Bill Bottiggi, Braintree Electric Light Department; Ellen Burt & Matt Rutherford, Stowe Electric Department; and Gary Smith, Sagewell

11:30 am  Box Lunch

12:00 pm  Exhibitor/Sponsor Break-Down

12:00 pm  Free Time

12:30 pm  Benevolent Fund Activity: Newport Tour *

               10 Mile Ocean Drive, The Breakers Mansion Tour, Harbor Cruise

                Transportation provided to and from the Newport Marriott Hotel

               * The Newport Tour is SOLD OUT. Contact NEPPA to be notified if any seats become available.

1:00 pm   Benevolent Fund Activity: Golf Tournament *

               Newport National Golf Club (324 Mitchells Lane, Middletown, RI 02842)

               Shotgun Start @ 1:00 pm

               * Separate Registration Required.  All proceeds donated to NEPPA's Benevolent Fund.

* Click here to download the Benevolent Fund Registration Form

6:00 pm  Dinner on Your Own

8:30 pm  Trivia Night & Tournament Awards

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

7:00 am  Breakfast

9:00 am  NEPPA Board of Directors Meeting

11:00 am  Conference Adjourns

  

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Download the Attendee Registration Form

Click here to download the Benevolent Fund Registration Form


 Hotel Accommodations

 

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To make your overnight accommodations, please contact the hotel directly and mention you're with the Northeast Public Power Association to get the rate.  Rooms and rates are held until Monday, July 31, 2017. You may also visit www.marriott.com and use the Group Code: Powpowr.

NOTE:  Rooms are no longer available on Monday, August 21st

 

**  Due to the Newport Marriott selling out, NEPPA has arranged for an overflow room block at the nearby Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina.  Please call the hotel directly and mention NEPPA or the Northeast Public Power Association to get the negotiated rate.

 

This rate is non-refundable and is only available until Friday, August 4th based on availability.

Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina - $309/night + tax
49 America’s Cup Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-9000

  

 

Thank You to Our Conference Sponsors! 

Champion Level Sponsors:

 

Utility Svcs NEW 20170519 USI Logo 1    rockland trust2x     ips logo

 

Century Bank           Duncas Allen     Okonite Hi Res logo

 

First Line Assoc. logo        NEE Marketing Logo 3c         Spiegel McDiarmid Logo

  

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Gold Level Sponsors:

 

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       tcilogo.HighRes                        NISC Logo no words with oval             Milton CAT mclogo.color

 

Northline Utilities logo        vz 150 rgb p

 

Silver Level Sponsors:

 

HENDRIX Copy Copy Copy   holland power services graphic   IGS Solar Logo

WEIDMANN Logo      Netwatch Eye      USofA Logo Color HighRes

     Uticom Logo R    Datacapable logo 2     Tangent Energy Logo

 

   RM Clark Logo       Telematics Wireless

 

       Gravity Renewables             nighthawk logo color               Online Utility Exchange

 

 

  AvCom    Electroswitch      Sagewell Logo

  

 Telescada Color Logo      Rubin and Rudman

 

Bronze Level Sponsors:

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