Tuesday 5 February 2019

Pre-Conference Meetings

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Concurrent Meetings

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Longworth Room, Ballroom Level
Moderators
Presenter

Applying Equity in Energy Policy and Program Development (Open to all registered NASEO State, Territory, and Affiliate Members)

This mini-workshop will focus on ways that states and their partners can more effectively reach underserved communities, as energy technologies, markets, financing, and incentives evolve.  Results of the session will be used to guide NASEO’s work with states on equity issues and creation of a task force to encourage peer-to-peer assistance.

Moderators
  • Michelle Gransee, State Energy Office Manager, Clean Energy and Programs, Minnesota Department of Commerce (Invited)
  • Michael Furze, Assistant Director, Energy Division, Washington State Department of Commerce (Invited)
Presenter
  • Jacqui Patterson, Senior Director, Environmental and Climate Justice Program, NAACP (Invited)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Decatur Room, Ballroom Level
Presenter

Ensuring Energy Codes Support State Energy Policy Goals: Seizing the Moment (Open to all registered NASEO State, Territory, and Affiliate Members)

This facilitated discussion session will provide states with an opportunity to coordinate planning for engagement in the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) code development cycle taking place this year. NASEO is working to support increased participation by State Energy Offices and local jurisdictions to ensure that energy codes contribute to states’ energy policy goals.

Presenter
  • Dan Bresette, Vice President, Policy, Alliance to Save Energy
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Roosevelt Room, Ballroom Level
Presenter

U.S Department of Energy’s U.S. State Energy Program Competitive Meeting (Invitation only)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office will convene a meeting of states awarded under the U.S. State Energy Program competitive process.

Presenter
  • Amy Kidd, Team Lead, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Concurrent Meetings

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM Roosevelt Room, Ballroom Level
Moderator
Presenters

NASEO-NARUC Grid Interactive Efficient Building Working Group: Goals and Engagement (Open to registered NASEO State, Territory, and Affiliate Members)

This working session will discuss the newly formed NASEO-NARUC Grid Interactive Efficient Building Working Group’s goals and options for State and private sector engagement.  NASEO and NARUC are working with the U.S. Department of Energy to advance analysis, options, and pilots that address the role of buildings in delivering energy efficiency, demand reduction, and electricity supplies in ways that help to optimize grid performance and reliability.

Moderator
Presenters
  • Rodney Sobin, Senior Program Director, National Association of State Energy Officials
  • David Nemtzow, Director, Building Technologies Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Danielle Sass Byrnett, Director, Center for Partnerships and Innovation, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
  • Natalie Mims Frick, Energy Efficiency Program Manager, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM Longworth Room, Ballroom Level
Committee Chairs
Presenter

Transportation Committee Meeting (Open to registered NASEO State, Territory, and Affiliate Members)

The NASEO Transportation Committee will meet to discuss the latest State Energy Office actions in support of a range of transportation efficiency, electric vehicles, and other alternative transportation fuels. Topics of discussion will include: Regional and Multi-State EV Coordination; VW Settlement Updates; Hydrogen Fuel Cells – Heavy Duty Vehicle Trends and Opportunities; and State Updates on Transportation Programs, Policies, and Initiatives.

Committee Chairs
  • Maria Redmond, Director, Office of Energy Innovation, Wisconsin Public Service Commission, Co-Chair, NASEO Transportation Committee; Member, NASEO Board of Directors
  • Alexa Voytek, Senior Program Manager/Energy Consultant, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Co-Chair, NASEO Transportation Committee
  • Kellen Schefter, Manager, Sustainable Technology, Edison Electric Institute, Affiliate Co-Chair, NASEO Transportation Committee
Presenter
  • Chris Gearhart, PhD, Director, Transportation and Hydrogen Systems Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Decatur Room, Ballroom Level

NASEO Institute Meeting (Open to Institute Board Members)

The NASEO Institute, the non-profit conference and state assistance organization affiliated with NASEO.  The Institute’s Board will meet to discuss financial progress, consider new state assistance activities, and review plans for NASEO’s 2019 Annual Meeting.

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM Ballroom II, Ballroom Level

NASEO Board of Directors Meeting (Open to NASEO State, Territory, and Affiliate Members)

NASEO’s Board of Directors Meeting will cover programmatic and administrative updates of the organization, as well as information on federal policy positions, Congressional and Administration actions, budget, and appropriations.  All NASEO State, Territory, and Affiliate Members are encouraged to attend.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Offsite

NASEO Regional Meetings – Working Dinners for Each Region (NASEO State, Territory, and Affiliate Members–advance reservation with NASEO required)

The NASEO regional meetings provide an opportunity for states to meet with their colleagues to discuss programs and policies and share lessons learned. NASEO will host working dinners for each region for NASEO State, Territory, and Affiliate Members at nearby venues.

NASEO Southeast Regional Meeting
• Rick Bender, Director, Kentucky Office of Energy Policy; Member, NASEO Board of Directors
• Kelley Smith Burk, Director, Office of Energy, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Member, NASEO Board of Directors

NASEO Mid-Atlantic Meeting
• David Althoff Jr., Director, Energy Programs Office, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection; Member, NASEO Board of Directors
• Mary Beth Tung, Director, PhD, Maryland Energy Administration; Member, NASEO Board of Directors

NASEO Northeast Regional Meeting
• Judith Judson, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources; Member, NASEO Board of Directors
• Tracy Babbidge, Bureau Chief for Energy Policy, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; Member, NASEO Board of Directors

NASEO Midwest Regional Meeting
• Maria Redmond, Director, Office of Energy Innovation, Wisconsin Public Service Commission; Co-Chair, NASEO Transportation Committee; Member, NASEO Board of Directors
• Tristan Vance, Director, Indiana Office of Energy Development; Member, NASEO Board of Directors

NASEO Central Regional Meeting
• Laura Rennick, Energy Bureau Chief, Montana Department of Environmental Quality; Member, NASEO Board of Directors
• Kathleen Staks, Director, Colorado Energy Office; Co-Chair, NASEO State-Local Committee; Member, NASEO Board of Directors

NASEO Western Regional Meeting
• Michael Furze, Assistant Director, Energy Division, Washington State Department of Commerce; Member, NASEO Board of Directors
• John Chatburn, Administrator, Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources; Member, NASEO Board of Directors