October 11-13, 2017 | eTown Hall | Boulder, Colorado


Dr. Gary Dorris, President - Ascend Analytics

Capturing New Market Price Dynamics with Increasing Renewable Generation

Mark Gabriel, CEO - Western Area Power Authority

Impact of Markets on Grid Operations and the Utility Industry

Mark Dyson, Principal - Rocky Mountain Institute

Disruptive Technologies for Demand Side Management and Distributed Generation

Matt Jones, Managing Director of Energy - Duke Energy

Renewable Integration at Duke Energy

Dr. Bri-Mathius Hodge, Manager of Power System Design & Studies Group - National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Renewable Energy Integration: From Resource Assessment to Power System Impacts

Scott Brown, Senior Director of Market Analysis and Hedging - New York Power Authority

Portfolio Management and Risk for New York Power Authority

Brian Fladger, Manager of Market Development - Wartsila

Base Load Renewables and Flexible Generation

James Barner, Manager of Integrated Resource Planning - Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Impact of Renewables on Power Supply System

Dr. Allison Weis, Manager of Optimization Analytics - Ascend Analytics

Planning for the Future of Electric Vehicles

Michael Enger, Energy Market Manager - Austin Energy

Renewable Energy Asset Valuation


Dr. Ray Duthu, Senior Energy Analyst, Ascend Analytics & Peter Wittenberg, Energy Storage Manager, RES Group

Energy Storage Valuation

Dr. Sean Burrows, Principal Analyst & Dr. Keith Aubin, Senior Director of Development - Ascend Analytics

Data Reporting and Visualization

Dr. Heather Chamblee, Energy Market Manager - Duke Energy

Data Visualization to Communicate Modeling Results

Wes Monier, Chief Hydrologist - Turlock Irrigation District

Hydro Forecasting and Variability

Mark Flolid, CEO - Global Weather Corp.

New Weather Models for Better Renewable Forecasting

Scott Wrigglesworth, Commercial & Portfolio Analytics Manager, US Strategic Business Unit - AES Corporation

Techniques to Transition from Position to Portfolio Management

Summit Workshop:  New Paradigms in Resource Planning

David Millar, Director of Energy Analytics

Ascend Analytics

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