IPU Program Calendar

IPU-MSU delivers independent university-based continuing education programs to professionals in the utility policy community.

Please visit program pages for program details and registration information.
IPU Affiliates receive program registration discounts for their members. Contact us for more information.
Download the IPU Program Guide and Calendar 2018.


IPU Annual Regulatory Studies Program

Fundamentals: Essential education in the theory, principles, and practice of economic regulation organized by disciplinary perspectives, core functions, and utility sector applications. Commissioners can register for a special 2.5-day option.

Intermediate: Essential education in regulatory jurisdiction and governance, utility market structures, and current trends, drivers, and policy issues.

The Fundamentals Program | August 6-10, 2018 | 40 CCRE credits

The Intermediate Program | August 13-17, 2018 | 40 CCRE credits

Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI



IPU Advanced Regulatory Studies Program:
Ratemaking, Accounting, Finance, and Evaluation

Intensive, interactive, and technical workshops emphasizing evaluation methods and issues related to utility ratemaking. Flexible registration options are available.

October 1-5, 2018 | Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI | 36 CCRE credits



IPU Michigan Forum on Economic Regulatory Policy

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

February 22, 2019 | Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI | 8 CCRE credits



IPU Grid School

Engineering and economics of the transformation and modernization of electrical power, from generation to transmission to distribution.

April 8-11, 2019| Kellogg Hotel | East Lansing, MI | 30 CCRE credits



NARUC Utility Rate School

Comprehensive hands-on training on the basics of the public utility ratemaking process sponsored by the NARUC Committee on Water and featuring group work on a mock water utility rate case. Space is limited.

October 21-26, 2018| Marriott Suites Sand Key | Clearwater Beach, FL | 40 CCRE credits



MI Energy Providers Conference

Presented by the Michigan Electric and Gas Association (MEGA).

July 25-27, 2018 | Traverse City, MI