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U.P. Energy Summit



Friday, June 14, 2019
8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. EDT


Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Northern Center Ball Rooms
Marquette, MI 49855
United States

Please join organizers on Friday, June 14 in Marquette, MI for the U.P. Energy Summit where you will hear perspectives on local, state and regional energy developments. This is an industry-heavy conference (Enbridge and Upper Peninsula Power Company, etc), so it is important for clean energy advocates to attend and ask tough questions.

AGENDA (Subject to Change)

8:30 – 9:15: Event Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:15 – 9:30: Welcome and Introductory Remarks

9:30– 10:00: Enbridge Update

Peter Holran, Director, U.S. Government Affairs, Enbridge

10:00 – 10:30: Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) Perspectives Invited

10:30 – 11:00: Networking Break

11:00 – Noon: Michigan Public Service Commission Perspectives

Chairman Sally Talberg

Commissioner Norm Saari

Commissioner Dan Scripps

Moderator: Deb Muchmore, Deb Muchmore Consulting

Noon – 1:30: Lunch and Networking

1:30 – 2:00: MISO Transmission Update

Carmen Clark, Regional Manager, Midcontinent Independent System Operator

2:00 – 3:00: Industry Perspectives

Tanya Paslawski, President/CEO, Michigan Electric & Gas Association

Katie Abraham, Executive Director, Michigan Municipal Electric Association

Joe McElroy, Director of Safety & Loss, Michigan Electric Cooperative Association

Jason Geer, Director of Energy & Environmental Policy, Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Moderator: Brett French, Vice-President – Business Development & Communications, UPPCO

3:00 – 3:30: Upper Peninsula Power Company Update

Brett French, Vice-President – Business Development & Communications

3:30 – 4:00: SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company Update

Tim Lubbers, Director of Business Development, Community and Legislative Engagement

4:00 Wrap-up

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP below but please also register with organizers here.

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