REGIONAL TRANSMISSION ORGANIZATION FUNDAMENTALS 2022: Background, Purpose, Future

April 18, 19 & 20, 2022
Hybrid Program

In-Person venue:
Pyle Center
702 Langdon St.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus
Madison WI 53706


COURSE SYNOPSIS

This annual course provides a comprehensive overview of regional transmission organizations in North America.
Attendees will develop a solid understanding of how and why RTOs were created, what their many functions are today, how transmission planning is conducted, how resource adequacy is managed, how the system maintains operational reliability, how financial markets operate. The course will end with a discussion of current issues facing RTOs today and tomorrow.

REGISTRATION FEES:

IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE:

Early Bird Registration
(Through 04.01.2022)

WPUI Member or NARUC/Public Utility Commission Member: $950
Non-Member: $1,250

Regular Registration
(04.02.2022 through 04.15.2022)

WPUI Member or NARUC/Public Utility Commission Member: $1,050
Non-Member: $1,350



ONLINE ATTENDANCE:

Early Bird Registration
(Through 04.01.2022)

Full Series:
WPUI Member or NARUC/Public Utility Commission Member: $550
Non-Member: $850

Individual Single-Day Events:
WPUI Member or NARUC/Public Utility Commission Member: $225
Non-Member: $325

Regular Registration
(04.02.2022 through 04.15.2022)

Full Series:
WPUI Member or NARUC/Public Utility Commission Member: $650
Non-Member: $950

Individual Single-Day Events:
WPUI Member or NARUC/Public Utility Commission Member: $250
Non-Member: $350



DRAFT AGENDA

CEUs will be available.
All times are Central.


Day 1, Monday 04.18.2022 – 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Background, History, Overview
RTO Functions
Coordination among RTOs
Stakeholders
Regulatory Oversight
Jurisdictional Overlap
Transmission Planning

Evening Welcome Reception


Day 2, Tuesday 04.19.2022 – 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Markets
Role of the Market Monitor
Resource Adequacy


Day 3, Wednesday 04.20.2022 – 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Current Issues Panel
Looking Forward Panel
Wrap-up

national association of regulatory utility commissioners white and blue logo

regional transmission organization map courtesy FERC

UPCOMING 2022 PROGRAMS

Spotlight on WPUI Member Events
March 2 
Public Utilities Law Update 2022 – Hybrid Program
March 9
Energy Storage – Web-only Program
June TBD
Members-only Program: Topic TBD – Web-only Program
September 13
Impact of Climate Change on Reliability – Web-only Program
October 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7
Energy Utility Basics
– Hybrid Program
October 26
Water – Infrastructure and Reliability – Web-only Program

HOTEL ROOM BLOCKS

  • Graduate Madison

    • 601 Langdon St., Madison WI
      • 608-257-4391
    • $131/night
    • Room Block Name: “RTO WPUI 2022”
    • Click to reserve
  • Fluno Center

    • 601 University Ave, Madison WI
      • 608-441-7117 or 877-773-5866
    • $139-$149/night
    • Room Block Name: “WPUI – RTO”
    • Click to reserve

INCLUDED IN YOUR REGISTRATION

  • Registration for In-Person Attendance

    • Daily breaks and lunches
    • Monday evening Welcome Reception
    • Access to daily web conference credentials
    • Online access to relevant program materials
  • Registration for Online Attendance

    • Access to daily  web conference credentials
    • Online access to relevant program materials

WPUI REGISTRATION, CANCELLATION, and REFUND POLICY
for the April 2022 Regional Transmission Organization Fundamentals Program

Cancellations made before COB 04.01.2022 will be refunded all but a $25 service fee.
No refunds will be given once the web conference credentials and/or program materials have been emailed to registrants.