MARCH 3, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 4:05 p.m.
0.6 CEUs available.
CLEs will be applied for post-program.
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 from attorneys familiar with those recent changes.
HOSTED for the PUBLIC UTILITIES SECTION of the STATE BAR of WISCONSIN.
9:05-9:35 Uncovering PFAS
Robert Bilott, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (as depicted in the 2019 film “Dark Waters”)
11:35-12:05 Diversity in the Utility Industry
Rikaela Greane, Energy Associate, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Rebecca Cameron Valcq, Chair, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Samantha Skenandore, Attorney, Quarles & Brady LLP
Jennifer Rhuppiah, Manager, Regulatory Strategy, ITC Holdings Corp.
Mary Beall, Energy and Infrastructure Associate, Perkins Coie
12:05- 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-1:30 Introducing the New Commissioner
Tyler Huebner, Commissioner, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Discussion Moderator: Rikaela Greane
1:30-2:30 Annual Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Update
Cynthia Smith, Chief Legal Counsel, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
2:30-3:15 Emerging Technologies in Renewable Energy and Decarbonization
Michael Cummings, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
3:15-4:05 Legal Ethics Issues for State Utility Regulation Practitioners
John Ratnaswamy, Attorney, The Law Office of John Ratnaswamy, LLC
Registered attendees will be given web conference details and access to electronic materials.
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).
UPCOMING 2021 PROGRAMS
April 20, 21, 23, 28, 30
Regional Transmission Organization Fundamentals: Background, Purpose, Future – Web conference series
Emerging Technologies – Web Conference
Assessment of the Utility Industry – Web Conference
Energy Utility Basics – Web Conference
Water – Web Conference
COMPLETED 2021 PROGRAMS
Members-only Program: Utility Economic Outlook for 2021 – Web Conference
Energy Storage – Web Conference