Michigan Forum on Economic Regulatory Policy

15th Annual Michigan Forum on Economic Regulatory Policy

IPU’s one-day conference focusing on Michigan economic regulatory issues within the evolving national context.




February 23, 2018



Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, MI
Hotel reservations may be made directly with the Kellogg Center.



About the forum

The 2018 Michigan Forum will be held this year on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Kellogg Center on the campus of Michigan State University (kelloggcenter.com). This year’s forum will feature Chairman Sally Talberg, Commissioners Saari and Eubanks, and leading staff of the Michigan Public Commission, Mahdu Anderson, Executive Director of the Michigan Agency for Energy, Angela Ayers, Director of Strategy in the Office of the Governor, and Eric Scorsone, Deputy Treasurer of the State of Michigan. Other speakers will represent a board spectrum of public, private, and academic perspectives.

The Forum is a one-day conference designed specifically by the Institute of Public Utilities for the Michigan Public Service Commission (PSC), the Michigan State Legislature, the Offices of the Governor and Attorney General, consumer and environmental advocates, utility industry representatives, and others interested in Michigan regulatory policy.  The Forum is sponsored by the Institute of Public Utilities (IPU) in partnership and developed in collaboration with the Commissioners and staff of the Michigan PSC. 


The Michigan Forum is free for all Michigan Public Service Commission and state legislative personnel. The registration fee for the private sector is $150. The fee for the non-profit sector and for municipal utilities is $50.00. Lunch and coffee breaks will be provided.  Space is limited, so please register early.  To register, please visit ipu.msu.edu or contact us at ipu@msu.edu or 517.355.1876.

About the institute

The Institute of Public Utilities supports informed, effective, and efficient regulation of the infrastructure-intensive network industries providing vital utility services.  We fulfill our mission by providing to the regulatory policy community integrative and interdisciplinary educational programs and applied research on the institutions, theory, and practice of modern utility regulation.  The Institute is an independent, nonprofit educational and research unit of Michigan State University.


The Institute of Public Utilities is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.