IPU MICHIGAN FORUM ON ECONOMIC REGULATORY POLICY One-day program for policymakers and stakeholders focusing on Michigan regulatory issues within the changing national context   About The Forum 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. 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 broad spectrum...
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IPU'S GRID SCHOOL Engineering, economics, regulation, and transformation of the supply chain of power   About The Program 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.     Program Description 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...
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SURFA Financial Forum

SURFA FINANCIAL FORUM Sponsored by the Society of Utility and Regulatory Financial Analysts (SURFA)     About The Forum 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. 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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