Electricity Policy in the Midwest

01/17/02
7:30 AM
Contintental Breakfast
7:30 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Michael H Moskow, President and Chief Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
7:30 AM
Federal Perspectives on Electricity Policy — The View from the U.S. Department of Energy
Speaker
Dr Robert K Dixon, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
Federal Perspectives on Emissions Policies for Utilities — The View from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Speaker
Brian Mclean, Director, Clean Air Markets, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
10:45 AM
Industry Perspectives on Electricity Restructuring — Opportunies and Obstacles
Speakers
John Rowe, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Exelon Corporation
Speaker
Karl McDermott, Vice President, National Economic Research Associates
Speaker
Robert Schainker, Product Manager, Electric Power Research Institute
12:00 PM
Lunch and Keynote
Introduction
William (Curt) Hunter, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Speaker
  • Electricity Policy from the Perspective of the Nation's Top Regulaor
Pat Wood, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
1:45 PM
Report from the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator
Speaker
John Catlin, Director of Client Relations, Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator
2:30 PM
Break
2:45 PM
Development in Electricity Policy — The View from the Public Utility Commissions in the Seventh District
Moderator
Ken Rose, Senior Economist, National Regulatory Research Institute
Panelist
Richard Mathias, Chairman, Illinois Commerce Commission
Panelist
David Ziegner, Commissioner, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
Panelist
Diane Munns, Chairman, Iowa Utility Board
Panelist
Laura Chappelle, Chairman, Michigan Public Service Commission
Ave Bie
, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin

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