Public Utilities Law Update 2018

March 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Pyle Center, Rm 335
University of Wisconsin: Pyle Center
702 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706
Lori Sakk

Draft Agenda

Public Utilities Law Update 2018

Sponsored by the Public Utilities Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

0.5 CEUs available.  CLE credits will be applied for.


This annual program highlights the regulatory and legislative changes over the past year.
It will include presentations from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin as well as attorneys familiar with these recent changes.


 Draft Agenda


8:30-9:00            Registration check-in, Welcome coffee, and Networking

9:00-9:05            WelcomeJustin Chasco, Attorney, Wheeler Van Sickle & Anderson, S.C.

 9:05-10:00         Annual Update of Activities at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Cynthia Smith, General Counsel, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin  Cynthia Smith presentation

10:00-10:30        Municipal Law UpdateAnita Gallucci, Attorney, Boardman & Clark LLC  Anita Gallucci presentation

10:30-10:45        Break

10:45-11:15        Legislative UpdateZach Ramirez, Staff Attorney, Wisconsin Legislative Council   Zach Ramirez presentation

Act 136 Memo      Act 137 Memo

11:15-12:00        Water Law Update Lawrie Kobza, Attorney, Boardman & Clark LLC  Lawrie Kobza presentation

12:00-1:00          Networking Lunch

1:00-1:45            Presentation on the Impact of Federal Tax Law Changes on UtilitiesEric Hansmann, Tax Manager,  American Transmission Company, LLC  Eric Hansmann presentation

1:45-2:30            Panel:  Changing Economics for Utilities

Moderator:        Justin Chasco
Panelists:          Greg Bollom, Assistant Vice President – Energy Planning, Madison Gas and Electric
                           Corey Singletary, Utility Analyst, Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin
                           Chuck Miessner, Manager Rates and Regulatory, Arizona Public Service
                           Michael Vickerman, Program and Policy Director, RENEW Wisconsin

2:30-3:00            Q&A

3:00                    Adjourn/Networking




Your fee will include a welcome coffee, break, lunch.

This program is hosted by the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute.
WPUI is not responsible for the content of this program. Each presentation is the intellectual property of the listed author(s).

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