Fall Conference Agenda

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

7:00 –  8:30 AM 
Registration & Breakfast

8:30 –  8:45 AM               
Welcome & Opening Remarks
GAVIN DONOHUE
President & CEO
IPPNY

8:45 –  9:15 AM               
DOREEN HARRIS
President & CEO
NYSERDA

9:15–  10:30 AM              
New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act at a Glance

Moderator:
DONNA DECAROLIS
President, National Fuel Gas Distribution 
Member, Climate Action Council

Panel Participants:
JOHN REESE
Senior Vice President, Eastern Generation

KIT KENNEDY
Senior Director, Climate & Clean Energy Program
Natural Resources Defense Council

MICHAEL MAGER
Partner
Couch White, LLP

WILLIAM ACKER
Executive Director
New York Battery and Energy Storage Consortium

10:30 –  11:00 AM
Coffee & Networking Break

11:00 AM –  12:00 PM
Cryptocurrency Mining & Impacts on the Energy Industry

Moderator:
DENNY GALINDO
Investment Strategist
Morgan Stanley

Panel Participants:
DALE IRWIN
President & CEO
Greenidge

AL CATALANO
Secretary Treasurer & Executive Director
NYS Building and Construction Trades Council

DAVID EHRICH
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Alliance for Innovative Regulation

12:00 –  12:45 PM                        
Lunch

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Keynote
Dr. MELISSA C. LOTT
Senior Research Scholar & the Director of Research
Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy 

1:30 – 4:00 PM
IPPNY Board Meeting
(IPPNY Members Only)