Powering New England’s Evolution in the 21st Century

Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10 and 11, 2016

North Falmouth, MA - Sea Crest Beach Hotel

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Sea Crest Beach Hotel

North Falmouth, MA

Attending the Conference with or without golf? Register HERE

Just golfing? Register for Golf Only HERE

Hotel room block has expired but limited rooms are available by calling the hotel directly at 508-540-9400

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information

Sponsor Sign-up

Exhibitor Sign-up

Meals Only Registration for Booth Personnel

Conference Registration Pricing

 Before 4/294/29 and After
Member (NECA or CPES)$465$515
Young Professional Member$220$270
Young Professional Non-member$245$295
Student (5/11 only)$100$150
Golf Tournament$175$200

Conference Cancellation Fee - $175 after April 29 Golf Cancellation Fee - $25 after April 29 No refunds on cancellations made May 4 or later (substitutions allowed at any time)

Booth Personnel Meals Only Pricing (no sessions)

$95 per day

Day 1: Opening Reception, Dinner and After Dinner Reception (cash bar)

Day 2: Breakfast, Breaks, and Lunch


Tuesday's Events May 10

Golf Tournament

Location: Willowbend Country Club (note new location)

100 Willowbend Drive - Mashpee, MA

GPS Location: 305 Quinaquisset Avenue

More About the Club

Closest to the Pin Competition Sponsor:

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7:30-8:15 AM Golf Registration Practice Time and Breakfast

8:30 AM Shotgun Start: 18 Holes of Golf (Limited to the first 100 players) Lunch and Awards at the 19th Hole


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Golf Tournament Sponsors:

10:00 AM Conference Registration Opens at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel

4:30-6:45 PM Exhibition Hall Opens for Viewing and Welcome Reception

Hot and Cold Hors d'oeuvres, Cash Bar, Networking Opportunities


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All Evening Events will be held at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel

6:55 PM Dinner and Keynote Speaker


Tina Bennett, President, NECA; Senior Vice President, CLEAResult

Joey Lee Miranda, President, CPES; Partner, Robinson+Cole

Keynote Address: Sara Burns, President & CEO, Central Maine Power Company

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8:45 PM Dessert Networking Reception


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Wednesday's Events May 11

All events will be held at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel

7:15 AM Registration Opens

7:30-8:30 AM Roundtable Discussion Breakfast

Take advantage of this perfect opportunity for all attendees to have focused discussions on topics of interest with other attendees and conference speakers. Tables will be designated for different topics and attendees are free to sit at any table for the entire session or move from table to table. A facilitator will be available at each table to lead the discussion.

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8:45-10:00 Panel I - New England's Energy Balancing Act

Moderator:  David O'Connor, Senior Vice President for Energy, ML Strategies, LLC

Dan Dolan, President, New England Power Generators Association

Anne George, Vice President - External Affairs & Communications, ISO-New England

Camilo Serna, Vice President Strategic Planning & Policy, Eversource Energy

Rebecca Tepper, Deputy Chief of the Energy and Environmental Bureau, Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General

10:00-11:00 AM Morning Break in Exhibit Hall



11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Panel II - Restructured Energy Markets & the Grid of the Future: Can they work together?

Moderator:  Kathleen Kelly, Principal Consultant & VP of Consulting Operations, Daymark Energy Advisors

David Littell, Principal, Regulatory Assistance Project

Tim Roughan, Director of Energy and Environmental Policy, National Grid

Leah Gibbons, Director of Regulatory Affairs, NRG Energy

Michah Remley, Senior Vice President of Product, EnerNOC, Inc.


12:15-1:45 PM Luncheon and Keynote Speaker

Stephen Whitley, President & CEO (retired), NYISO



1:45-3:00 PM Panel IIIA - Cutting Carbon: Stop or Step on the Gas

Moderator: Shaela McNulty Collins, Senior Counsel, Regulatory, NiSource/Columbia Gas of Massachusetts

Policy Perspective

Tracy Babbidge, Bureau Chief, Energy and Technology Policy, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Gas Generation Perspective

Dan Allegretti, VP State Government Affairs - East, Exelon Corporation

Environmental Organization Perspective

David Ismay, Clean Energy and Climate Change Staff Attorney, Conservation Law Foundation

Pipeline Perspective

Tom Kiley, President & CEO, Northeast Gas Association

1:45-3:00 PM Panel IIIB - Energy of Tomorrow - Not Your Mother's Centralized Power Plant!

Moderator: Janet Gail Besser, VP of Policy and Government Affairs, NECEC


Sean Becker, President, Sparkplug Power, Inc.

Offshore Wind

Matthew Morrissey, Managing Director, Offshore Wind: Massachusetts

Distributed Technologies

Matt Cinadr, Project Manager, SourceOne Energy Solutions

Tools to Manage the Energy Future

Kerrick Johnson, Vice President, Vermont Electric Power Company

3:00-3:30 PM Afternoon Break in Exhibit Hall

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3:30-4:45 PM Wrap-up Session - Regulatory Perspective: Thoughts From Our Leaders

Moderator: Joey Lee Miranda, Partner, Robinson+Cole

Paul Roberti, Commissioner, Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission

Mark Vannoy, Chairman, Maine Public Utilities Commission

Michael Caron, Commissioner, Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority

Jolette Westbrook, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities

Christopher Recchia,Commissioner, Vermont Public Service Department

Donald Kreis, Consumer Advocate, New Hampshire Office of Consumer Advocate

4:45 PM Prize Drawing

Grand Prize Sponsor:


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