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Transmission Summit East

March 7, 2017

ScottMadden will join industry leaders as a sponsor and presenter at Infocast’s 20th Annual Transmission Summit. The program features two distinct events: The Transmission Executive Forum on March 6 will address impacts of the shift to distributed resources on transmission planning and operations, while the Transmission Summit scheduled for March 7–8 will discuss the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the electric transmission industry.

If you have not yet registered, you are eligible for a 15% discount off the registration fee. To register with this preferred pricing, simply reference the code 171929 during the end of the checkout process:

Transmission Executive Forum: Panel Discussion

Modeling and Planning Issues with Distributed Energy Resources (DERs)

This session will explore how DERs are shaping the transmission planner’s job. In particular, the panel will seek to address current modeling and analytic tools for the distributed energy grid, responses from planners in regions with high levels of rooftop solar and other DERs, the potential for stranded transmission investments, and the effects of two-way flows on distribution feeders and their impacts on transmission.


Cristin Lyons, Partner and Grid Transformation Practice Leader, ScottMadden, Inc.


Mike DeSocio, Senior Manager, Market Design, NYISO

Courtney McCormick, Vice President – Renewables and Energy Solutions, PSE&G

Nicole Segal, Engineer of System Analysis, NERC

Transmission Summit: Panel Discussion

A Shift in Energy Policy? What We Can Expect Post-Election

This panel will review how the election results will affect the energy industry as a whole and the implications for transmission.


Stephen Haubrich, Director, ScottMadden, Inc.


Bruce Edelston, Vice President, Energy Policy, Southern Company

Joseph Kelliher, Executive Vice President, NextEra Energy

Daniel Rogier, Vice President – Transmission Asset Strategy and Policy, AEP

Transmission Summit: Panel Discussion

State of the RTOs

What are the unique and most important issues facing each RTO and ISO? How are they coordinating interregional planning and projects?


Cristin Lyons, Partner and Grid Transformation Practice Leader, ScottMadden, Inc.


John Buechler, Executive Regulatory Policy Advisor, NYISO

Steven Herling, Vice President, Planning, PJM Interconnection

John Lawhorn, Senior Director, Policy & Economic Studies, MISO

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