2014 Symposium Webcasts

Sixth Annual Climate and Energy Law Symposium

"Innovative Regulatory and Business Models in a Changing Electric Industry"

Friday, November 7, 2014

Academic and policy experts will discuss the trends driving change in the electric industry and the business and regulatory responses at the University of San Diego's Sixth Annual Climate & Energy Law Symposium.

Symposium details

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  • Stephen P. Ferruolo, Dean and Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Kassandra Castillo, Editor in Chief, San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law
  • Scott J. Anders, Director, Energy Policy Initiatives Center, University of San Diego School of Law

Keynote Panel

  • Jon Wellinghoff, former Chair of FERC and Partner of Stoel Rives LLP
  • James P. Avery, Senior Vice President of Power Supply, SDG&E
  • ModeratorScott J. Anders, Director, Energy Policy Initiatives Center, University of San Diego School of Law

Watch the Morning Keynote webcast

PANEL ONE: The Utility of the Future

  • Gregory Bernosky, Manager, State Regulation, Arizona Public Service Company
  • Steven Ferrey, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School
  • Lorenzo Kristov, Principal, Market and Infrastructure Policy, California Independent System Operator
  • Jamie Van Nostrand, Director, Center for Energy and Sustainable Development, West Virginia University College of Law
  • Moderator: Sara Keane, Associate, Bingham McCutchen, LLP

Watch the Panel One webcast

PANEL TWO: Distributed Technologies as Drivers of Change

  • Kevin B. Jones, Deputy Director & Senior Fellow, Institute of Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School
  • Troy Rule, Associate Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
  • Jeffrey Winmill, Attorney, Van Ness Feldman LLC
  • Moderator: Damien Buie, Director of Innovation, EDF Renewable Energy

Watch the Panel Two webcast

PANEL THREE: Regulatory Pathways Forward

  • Dian Grueneich, Senior Research Scholar, University’s Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC) and the Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Energy Policy Task Force, Stanford University
  • Christopher T. Kennedy, Partner, Whitt Sturtevant, LLP, and Carl Peterson, PhD, Lecturer, University of Illinois-Springfield
  • Alexandra B. Klass, Professor of Law, University of Minnesota School of Law
  • Sky Stanfield, Of Counsel, Keyes, Fox & Wiedman LLP
  • Moderator: Laura Godfrey Zagar, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Watch the Panel Three webcast