Energy Law and Policy Symposium 2018

 

Vermont Law School
6th Annual Energy Law and Policy Symposium

Securing the Future Low Carbon Grid

October 17, 2019
Bracewell LLP
2001 M St NW, Washington, DC 20036

 

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Agenda

1 P.M. / WELCOMING REMARKS

Speakers:
Alan Strasser JD/MSL'93, D.C. Representative, Vermont Law School Alumni in Energy Affinity Group

1:15 P.M. / PANEL 1: The Role of Natural Gas in a 100% Clean Power Sector 

Moderator:  Samantha Williams JD'05, Midwest Region Director, Climate and Clean Energy Program, NRDC

Panelists:

2:30 P.M. / PANEL 2: Challenges and Opportunities for Grid Scale Solar Development

Moderator: Zoë Gamble Hanes JD/MELP’06, Attorney, Nelson Mullins

Panelists:

3:45 P.M. / NETWORKING BREAK 

4 p.m. / PANEL 3: Federal and State Policy for Electric Grid Cybersecurity

Moderator: Mark James LLM’16, Senior Fellow IEE

Panelists:

  • Andrew Dressel JD'07, Associate Director, Energy Risk Compliance and Security, Navigant Consulting
  • Mike Bardee, Advisor, Protect our Power
  • Lynn Costantini, Deputy Director, Center for Partnerships & Innovation, National Assocation of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)

5:15 P.M. / KEYNOTE ADDRESS 

The Honorable Tom Ridge
Former Governor of Pennsylvania and first Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Chairman, Ridge Global and Advisor, Protect our Power

5:40 P.M. / CLOSING REMARKS

5:45 P.M. / FREE NETWORKING RECEPTION

 

 

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Current Officers
Alumni in Energy

Founding Chairmen

Dan Phillips JD/MSEL'04
dan@danphillipslaw.com
Dan's Bio

D.C. Representative

Alan Strasser JD/MSL'93
alan.strasser@dot.gov

Faculty Liaison-VLS

Kevin B. Jones, Director, Institute for Energy and the Environment, Professor of Energy Technology and Policy
kbjones@vermontlaw.edu Kevin's Bio

Panel Organizers

Samantha Williams JD'05

Mark James LLM'16

Zoe Gamble Hanes JD/MSEL'06