Jason Abiecunas
Distributed Generation Service Area Leader, Black & Veatch

Moderator: Steven Averett
Content Director, American School & University

Shay Bahramirad
Director, Distribution Planning, Smart Grid and Innovation, ComEd

Moderator: Rick Bush
Strategic Director, T&D World

Josh Castonguay
Vice President of Innovation, Green Mountain Power

Robert Cox
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UNC Charlotte

Caitlin Durkovich
Director, Toffler Associates

Ben Edgar
Business Development Manager, Microgrids and Distributed Generation, Black & Veatch

Michael Edmonds
President, S&C Electric Company

Grant Ervin
Chief Resilience Officer, City of Pittsburgh

Donald Harrod
Village Administrator, Village of Minster

Chris Hickman
CEO & President, Innovari

Colette Honorable
Partner, Reed Smith

Moderator: Mark Johnson
Managing Director, Utility Analytics Institute

Philip Jones
Commissioner, Washington UTC

John Kliem
Executive Director, Department of Navy (DON)’s Resilient Energy Program Office (REPO)

Lawrence Orsini
Founder, LO3 Energy

Tony Locker
Vice President, Global Product Management & Strategy, G&W Electric

Amory Lovins
Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute

Brad Luyster
Director of Business Development, IPERC

Kevin Lynn
Director of Grid Modernization, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Office, Department of Energy

Philip Moeller
Executive Vice President, Business Operations Group and Regulatory Affairs, EEI

Anne Pramaggiore
President & CEO, ComEd

Douglas Proudfoot
Vice President, Advisory Services, Quanta Technology

Michael Quinn
Vice President of Strategy and Chief Technology Officer, Oncor Electric Delivery

Gregory Reed
Director, University of Pittsburgh's Center for Energy and the Energy GRID Institute

Alex Rojas
Director, Distributed Technologies, Ameren

Marty Rosenberg
Content Director, Energy Times

Ram Sastry
Vice President, Infrastructure & Business Continuity, American Electric Power

Mohammad Shahidehpour
Bodine Chair Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering Department and Director, Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation

Raiford Smith
Vice President, Energy Technology & Analytics, Entergy

Joseph Svachula
Vice President, Engineering and Smart Grid, ComEd

Terry Boston
U.S. Presidential Appointee, National Infrastructure Advisory Council and PJM, Former President & CEO

Dominic Thasarathar
Strategist: Construction, Energy, Natural Resources, Autodesk

David Velazquez
President & CEO, Pepco Holdings

Michael Wasielewski
Executive Director, Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern

Karen Weigert
Senior Fellow, Global Cities, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Bob Wengel
Vice President of Facilities, Shedd Aquarium

Moderator: Bill Wolpin
Editorial Director, American City & County

Rudolph Wynter
President & COO, National Grid