TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016


 

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
225 3rd Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612.375.1700


7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration & Breakfast Buffet


8:00 am – 8:30 am

Opening Session

Peter Brown
SVP, Energy Services North America
U.S. Energy Services


8:30 am – 9:45 am

Power Markets, Strategies & Influence

Allan M. Stewart
Global Power Executive Director
PIRA


9:45 am – 10:00 am

Break


10:00 am – 11:45 am

Natural Gas Market Overview

 

The Aftermath of the Great Price Collapse of 2016

Andy Huenefeld
Price Risk Manager
U.S. Energy Services

 

Changes Lurking on the Horizon: A Long-Term Look at How (Major) Fundamental Changes in the Market Will Impact Supply, Demand and Prices

Scott Potter
Managing Director
RBN Energy


11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Luncheon


12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Geopolitics of Energy

Peter Zeihan
President & Founder
Zeihan on Geopolitics


1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Commercial Impact from Climate Change

Nick Franco
Director of Sustainability
U.S. Energy Services

 

Climate Change and Weather Risk

Paul Douglas
President, Senior Meteorologist
AerisWeather

 

Paris Summit - Recap Carbon Status

J. Drake Hamilton
Science Policy Director
Fresh Energy

 


3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Break


3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Renewable Fuels: Alternatives & Perspectives

 

Market Overview & Direction

Casey Whelan
VP, Strategic Initiatives
U.S. Energy Services

 

Renewable Perspective

Bob Cleaves
CEO & President, Biomass Power Association
Managing Director, Stratex Energy

 

Fossil Fuels Perspective

Brendan Williams
Executive Vice President
American Fuel Petrochemical Manufacturers


4:30 pm – 4:40 pm

Closing Remarks


4:40 pm – 6:00 pm

Transportation to U.S. Bank Stadium


Arrival – 7:00 pm

Reception – Tours, Photo Ops & Friendly Competition 


7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dinner


9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

After Dinner Toast


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2016


 

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
225 3rd Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612.375.1700


7:00 am – 8:30 am

Breakfast Buffet


8:00 am – 8:45 am

Opportunities for Ethanol and Industrial Processing

Norm Cox
Director, Account Management
U.S. Energy Services

 

Greg Walters
Director, Account Management
U.S. Energy Services

 

Nick Franco
Director of Sustainability
U.S. Energy Services

Matt Haakenstad
Vice President, Advisory Services
U.S. Energy Services


8:45 am – 9:15 am

Mexico Energy Deregulation Impact on North American End Consumers

Bill Bathe
SVP, Global Market Development
World Fuel Services


9:15 am – 9:30 am

Regulatory Update

Geoff Inge
Director, Regulatory Services
U.S. Energy Services


9:30 am – 10:15 am

Electric Cost Management Opportunities

Matt Haakenstad
Vice President, Advisory Services
U.S. Energy Services

Steve Willins
Director of Electric Services
U.S. Energy Services

Sam Tougher
Electric Price Risk Manager
U.S. Energy Services

 


10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Plant Tour, University of Minnesota

A round-trip shuttle will be available to bring guests to the University of Minnesota CHP Tour.