This one day program will focus on innovation. Panels will discuss innovations in the communications industry,the increasing emphasis on renewable energy, the resurgence of nuclear energy, and the challenges in financingthese innovations in regulated industries.
8:15 a.m. Registration Opens8:50 a.m. Welcome and Introduction of Program
William T. Torgerson, Section Chair, Pepco Holdings, Washington, DC Gordon S. Kaiser, Program Chair, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP, Cleveland, OH
9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Communications IndustryModerator:
T. Michael Payne, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, AT&T Communications, San Antonio, TX
Peter T. Barrett, CTO/Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft Corporation, Mountain View, CAC. Finnegan Faldi, Vice President-Broadband, Yahoo, Inc., Sunnyvale, CAScott Helbing, Executive Vice President-Entertainment Services, AT&T Operations, San Antonio, TX Joe Waz, Senior Vice President, External Affairs, ComCast, Philadelphia, PA
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Construction of a Wind Energy Project: Practical Problems and SolutionsModerator:
Kenneth M. Roberts, Chair of Energy Construction Group, Schiff Hardin, Chicago, IL
Chris B. Giles, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Kansas City Power & Light, Kansas City, MOOther panelists to be announced.
11:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Break11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker:
The Honorable Joseph T. Kelliher, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC
12:15 p.m–1:00 p.m. Lunch (included)1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Resurgence of Nuclear EnergyModerator:
James H. Miller III, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Georgia Power, Atlanta, GA
Marvin S. Fertel, Senior Vice President & Chief Nuclear Officer, NEI, Washington, DC David B. Mathews, Director, Division of New Reactor Licensing, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC
2:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Break2:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Challenges and Financing Innovations in Regulated IndustriesModerator:
Gordon S. Kaiser, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP, Cleveland, OH
Roger Wood, Managing Director, Rothschild Inc., New York, NY Other panelists to be announced.
3:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m Driving Diversity From Within—A Look At One Company’s ApproachIntroduction:
Dynda A. Thomas, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP, and Section Liaison tothe ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, Cleveland, OH
Andrea Zopp, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Exelon, Chicago, IL
INNOVATIONS INREGULATED INDUSTRIES