59th Annual Regulatory Studies Program: “Camp NARUC”

59th ANNUAL REGULATORY STUDIES PROGRAM: “CAMP NARUC” Essential training in the theory and practice of regulation designed specifically and exclusively to meet the needs of public-sector and nonprofit professionals. When:                             Fundamentals Course: July 31 - August 4, 2017 | AGENDA                                          Open to the public and nonprofit sectors                                          Intermediate Course:  August 7 - August 11, 2017 | AGENDA                                          Open to everyone Where:                           Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, MI                            ...
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13th Advanced Regulatory Studies Program: Ratemaking, Accounting, Finance, and Economics

13th ADVANCED REGULATORY STUDIES PROGRAM: RATEMAKING, ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, AND ECONOMICS Intensive, interactive, and technical workshops for experienced professionals in the regulatory policy community When:                           October 2-6, 2017 Where:                          Kellogg Conference Center, East Lansing, MI Registration:               Register online or PDF form (email or fax) Accommodations:     Hotel reservations may be made through the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.  Group code "1710IPU201" $108/nt AGENDA AND FACULTY BIOS The regular program takes place Monday through Friday noon, with a special introduction session on Sunday. The dress code for the program is campus casual. The Sunday preceding the program features the short course “Introduction to Public Utility Regulation”. About the program The IPU Advanced Regulatory Studies Program is a series of specialized half-day and all-day workshops designed to provide public-sector and private-sector professionals in the regulatory policy community with a unique opportunity to interact and exchange ideas on technical,...
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45th Eastern NARUC Utility Rate School

NARUC UTILITY RATE SCHOOL Hands-on training course on the basics of the public utility ratemaking process sponsored by the NARUC Committee on Water   45th EASTERN SCHOOL  When:                             October 23-27, 2017 Where:                           Marriott Sandkey, Clearwater Beach, Florida Registration:                Online or PDF form (email or fax) AGENDA   38th WESTERN SCHOOL When:                           May 13-18, 2018 Where:                         Marriott Coronado Island, San Diego, California Registration:              To be announced   About the program The NARUC Utility Rate School is held twice a year, in the fall (Eastern - Clearwater Beach, FL) and the spring (Western - San Diego, CA). The basics of utility ratemaking are presented by program faculty members from state public utility commissions, utility companies, and the legal, consulting,...
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15th Annual Michigan Forum

15th ANNUAL MICHIGAN FORUM ON ECONOMIC REGULATORY POLICY One-day program for policymakers and stakeholders focusing on Michigan regulatory issues within the changing national context   When:                           February 23rd, 2018 Where:                          Kellogg Conference Center, East Lansing, MI Registration:               Register online or PDF form (email or fax) Accommodations:     Hotel reservations may be made through the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.   About the forum The 2017 Michigan Forum will be held this year on Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Kellogg Center on the campus of Michigan State University (kelloggcenter.com). This year’s forum will highlight the findings of the Governor’s 21st Century Infrastructure Commission and the state’s new energy legislation. Featured speakers include MPSC Chairman Sally Talberg, Ms. Valerie Brader, Executive Director of the Michigan Agency for Energy, and Mr. Evan Weiner, Chairman of Michigan’s 21st Century Infrastructure Commission. Other speakers will represent a...
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9th Annual Grid School

9TH ANNUAL GRID SCHOOL Engineering, economics, regulation, and transformation of the supply chain of power   When:                           April 9-12, 2018                                        Optional introduction session Sunday 1 pm. Grid School starts on Monday at 8 am and ends Thursday at noon. Where:                          Kellogg Conference Center, East Lansing, MI Registration:               Register online or PDF form (email or fax) Accommodations:     Hotel reservations should be made through the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center. Registration Fees:     Public Sector - $875  / Private Sector - $1175 / Flexible registration options are available.   About the program IPU’S Grid School is designed to improve regulatory capacity for grid-related policy development and decision-making at all government levels in support of innovation, efficiency, and environmental goals. Grid School is open to the public and private sectors, including economic and environmental regulators. The program provides an intensive, interdisciplinary, and interactive educational and professional networking experience. Grid School is objective and rigorous, taught by knowledgeable and independent experts....
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SURFA Financial Forum

SURFA FINANCIAL FORUM Sponsored by the Society of Utility and Regulatory Financial Analysts (SURFA)     When:                            April 20-21, 2017 Where:                          Bourbon Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, LA Registration:               Online or PDF form (email or fax) Accommodations:     Hotel reservations should be made at Bourbon Orleans Hotel.   About the forum The Annual Financial Forum of the Society of Utility and Regulatory promotes better understanding of current cost of capital issues affecting the regulated utility industries -- energy, water, and telecommunications. The program will be of interest to rate-of-return professionals and financial analysts as well as regulatory commissioners and staff, consumer advocates, attorneys, accountants, and consultants. Financial Forum attendees may earn CPE credits. Although no advanced preparation is required, a background in corporate finance and a working knowledge of public utility ratemaking is a prerequisite for earning credits. The learning objectives for the...
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Michigan Energy Providers Conference

MICHIGAN ENERGY PROVIDERS CONFERENCE   When:                             July 26-28, 2017 Where:                           Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI Registration:                Online or PDF form (email or fax) Accommodations:      Hotel reservations must be made separately through the Grand Hotel. Discount reservation block limited to availability. Click link for reservations: http://bit.ly/MEPCGH2017.   About the program The Michigan Energy Providers Conference is a forum to educate individuals regarding energy issues, enable partnerships within the industry, and facilitate communication regarding energy policy in Michigan. IPU provides administrative support for the program. If you have a question about program content or accommodations please contact Suzy Westmoreland at MEGA at 517-484-7730 or sjwestmoreland@gomega.org. If you need support with registering or processing payment for the program, please contact IPU at 517-355-1876 or ipu@msu.edu. The MEPC will include: Educational speakers Networking opportunities Social activities for the Family And much, much more 2017 Emerging energy topics ...
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IPU Onsite

Customized Regulatory Seminars, Tutorials, and Strategic Planning. IPUOnsite offers customized regulatory seminars, tutorials, and strategic planning available onsite at your location. We currently offer the following onsite programs... Basics of Utility Regulation and Ratemaking Instructor: Janice Beecher Topics covered: Introduction to economic regulation and ratemaking, Cost knowledge and accounting basics, Introduction to cost allocation and rate design, and Regulatory evolution and adaptation. Click here for more information   Electricity Economics Instructor: Ken Rose Topics covered: Electricity industry structure and regulation, demand-side issues, issues in electricity pricing and smart grid economics and evaluation. Click here for more information   Cost Allocation and Rate Design Instructor: Carl Peterson Topics covered: Cost-allocation methods, cost-allocation issues, cost-allocation exercise, and a rate-design roundtable. Click here for more information   Federal Energy Law Instructor: Harvey Reiter Topics covered: Overview of FERC responsibilities, statutory exemptions from FERC regulation, jurisdictional overlaps and intersections, FERC ratemaking responsibilities, transmission siting and cost-allocation, and FERC enforcement: market manipulation and penalities. Click here for more information   Introduction to the Power Grid Instructor: Joydeep Mitra Topics covered: Grid interconnection, loop flows, balancing authorities, and operation,...
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