AURORA, Colo.--(TransForum EAST is the only post-election gathering that will bring together Eastern U.S. transmission professionals in the nation's capital to discuss and strategize the numerous political, geographical, technical, regulatory and financial issues facing the region.)--Energy policies and development were hot topics during last week's presidential debate, and the election outcome could significantly affect future electrical transmission policy, development and regulation.
“Wind by Wire: The Challenges of and Solutions for Integrating New Renewable Resources in the East.”
The conference is December 4–6, 2012 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. "Implications of the 2012 Presidential Election on Transmission Policy," will be presented by Frank Maisano, Founding Partner, Policy Resolution Group at Bracewell & Guiliani, with an insider's view on what industry executives can expect regarding transmission legislation and federal policy.
Other sessions include Terry Harvill, VP of Grid Development for ITC Holdings Corporation and Robert Mitchell, CEO and Founder of Trans-Elect, addressing "The Future Transmission Company and the Eastern Grid Year 2030;" Patrick Miller, President and CEO of EnergySec with "Keeping the Eastern Grid Smart and Secure;" Gloria Godson, VP of Federal Regulatory Policy, Pepco Holdings, on "Beyond Order 1000;" and John Flynn, VP of Strategic Planning and Project Development for American Transmission Company on "Wind by Wire: The Challenges of and Solutions for Integrating New Renewable Resources in the East." A pre-forum transmission policy round-table event co-produced with the WIRES group will be held December 4.
Early Bird discounts for TransForum EAST are available through October 19, 2012. For more information, visit http://transmissionhub.com/transforum/east/ or call 303-228-4737.
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