NAESCO 34th Annual Conference

November 14-16, 2017
Sheraton Grand Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Conference Sessions

Tuesday 14 November 2017
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Oviatt Room & Deck
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Conference Welcome Reception

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM California Ballroom

Exhibitor Setup in Vendor Showcase Area

Wednesday 15 November 2017
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM California Foyer

Registration

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM California Ballroom

Exhibitor Setup in Vendor Showcase Area

8:00 AM - 12:45 PM El Capitan

NAESCO Board Meeting (Board Members only)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wiltern Room
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Pre-conference Workshop: Preventing and Resolving Contractual Disputes

Complimentary with conference registration, RSVP is required.

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12:00 PM - 7:00 PM California Ballroom

Vendor Showcase Opens

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Orpheum

Face to Face ESCO-Vendor Member Meetings

(Prearranged for NAESCO members only)

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Wiltern Room
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Moderator

Big Data: Do Intelligent, Interoperable Building Systems Create New Business Opportunities for Energy Efficiency?

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Moderator
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Wiltern Room
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Blending CHP and Renewable Technologies with Energy Efficiency Retrofit Projects: Project Development and Implementation Challenges

Presenters
  • Rob Rouse, Business Development Manager, AECOM
  • Johan Ulloa, Manager, Distributed Energy, Constellation
Moderator
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Wiltern Room
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Moderator

Financing a Blended Technology Project through a PPA

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Moderator
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM California Ballroom
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Opening Night Reception in Vendor Showcase

Join us for a Signature Cocktail -- Sponsored by STREAMLINX

Thursday 16 November 2017
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM California Foyer

Registration

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM California Ballroom
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Networking Breakfast in the Vendor Showcase

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Wiltern Room

NAESCO Annual Meeting

(All NAESCO Members are welcome)

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Wiltern Room
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Welcome and Opening Remarks

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8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Wiltern Room
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Keynote Address: The Transition of the Electric Power Systems

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9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Wiltern Room
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Moderator

Battle of the Coasts as California and New York Consider Their Respective Vision of the Utility of the Future

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  • James Gallagher, Executive Director, New York State Smart Grid Consortium
  • Issac Sevier, Sustainable Energy Fellow, Energy & Transportation, Natural Resources Defense Council
Moderator
  • Michael Perna, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, ConEdison Clean Energy Businesses
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM California Ballroom
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Break in Vendor Showcase

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Wiltern Room
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Moderator

Smart Cities: New Ideas for Building a Connected Infrastructure

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  • Marissa Aho, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Los Angeles
  • Shay Bahramirad, Director, Distribution System Planning, Smart Grid & Innovation, ComEd
  • Sergio Islas, Distributed Energy Resources portfolio Design & Acquisition Lead, Southern California Edison
Moderator
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Wiltern Room
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Will Climate Change Be an Industry Driver Without Paris?

  • Leadership role of  the states, municipalities, and NGOs
  • Does the paradigm for corporate pursuit of energy efficiency change?
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  • Josh Alpert, Director of Special Projects, C40 Cities
Moderator
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM California Foyer

Networking Luncheon

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM California Ballroom
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Dessert in Vendor Showcase

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Wiltern Room
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Moderator

Quantifying Non Energy Benefits

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  • John Shonder, Manager, Federal Business Development, NORESCO
  • Elizabeth Stuart, Program Manager, Electricity Markets and Policy Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Moderator
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Wiltern Room
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Federal Performance Contracting Policies Going Forward

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  • Leslie Nicholls, Acting Director, Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. Department of Energy
  • R. Paul Robinson, Chief, Energy Division, U.S. Army Engineering & Support Center
  • John Kliem, Executive Director, Reslient Energy Program Office, U.S. Department of the Navy
Moderator
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Wiltern Room
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Energy Efficiency Opportunities and Challenges across the Western United States

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  • Margie Gardner, Executive Director, California Efficiency + Demand Management Council
  • Howard Geller, Executive Director, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
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