Preliminary Agenda

8:00 am – 8:30 am 
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by AMERESCO

8:30 am – 8:45 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Natasha Shah, Vice President, NORESCO and Chair, NAESCO

8:45 am – 9:15 am
The ESPC and UESC Programs – Public/Private Partnerships a Key Foundation for U.S. Energy Security and Resiliency Objectives

  • Historical bi-partisan support has factored significantly in the ESPC and UESC program success

9:15 am – 10:00 am
Focus on Infrastructure Improvements – What Has Performance Contracting Delivered from the Perspective of the Military Command Leadership? 

10:00 am – 10:15 am

10:15 am – 11:30 am 
ESPC and UESC Program Planning and Support Going Forward: The Next Four Years

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Achieving Federal Energy Savings Mandates by Civilian Agencies

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 
Networking Lunch
Sponsored by Energy Systems Group

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Investing in and Monetizing the Federal Infrastructure

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Integrating Energy Security and Resiliency Objectives

  • Identifying top priorities
  • Can/should this initiative be extended to civilian agencies?
  • Combining utility privatization and ESPC

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Data Availability, Risk Management, and Cyber Security

  • What level of data availability constitutes a threat to energy security?
  • How much federal facility energy data should be shared publicly?
  • What are the security implications of ESCOs taking on more O&M, using continuous commissioning and real-time monitoring?
  • Impact of NDAA on cyber security
  • Protection against hacking on closed systems

3:15 pm 
Wrap up

Confirmed Speakers

  • Rear Admiral Bret Muilenburg, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command and Chief of Civil Engineers
  • Major General Mark W. Yenter, Deputy Commanding General for Military and International Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Dr. Tim Unruh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Leslie Nicholls, Acting Director, Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Kevin Kampschroer, Director, Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, U.S. General Services Administration
  • John Kliem, Executive Director, Resiliency Energy Program Office, U.S. Department of the Navy
  • Jack Surash, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy & Sustainability
  • Lara Gast, Energy Management Program Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Daryl Haegley, Control Systems Cybersecurity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Energy, Installation & Environment (Installation Energy)
  • Dr. Ron Ross, Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Information & Technology Laboratory, Computer Security Division
  • Michael McGhee, Executive Director, Army Office of Energy Initiatives
  • Robert Johnson, Senior Vice President, Hannon Armstrong
  • Scott Foster, Managing Director, Bostonia Partners
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