2012 Deloitte Energy Conference – Summary Report and Presentations

Solving the energy equation: Demand, supply and infrastructure


The 2012 Deloitte Energy Conference summary report now available for download above.

Washington, D.C. – May 21-22, 2012

Dedicated to providing the energy industry marketplace with insights on emerging topics, Deloitte brings together energy executives, investors and regulators from around the globe for an in-depth analysis of key developments and challenges facing today's global and domestic energy markets at its annual Energy Conference. Speakers come from a cross-section of the world's energy industry, and the conference topics are of keen interest to executives, boards of directors, investors and regulators from energy and other industries significantly affected by energy developments and policy.

Presentations available for review are linked to session titles in blue font.

Monday, May 21, 2012 | 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Day One: Plenary sessions focus on macro industry issues.

Topics and speakers include:

The Energy Equation

  • John McCue, Vice Chairman, U.S. Energy & Resources Industry Leader, Deloitte LLP
  • Dr. Joseph A. Stanislaw, Independent Senior Advisor, Energy & Sustainability, Deloitte LLP

Global Energy Landscape

  • Dr. Hans-Ulrich Engel, CEO, BASF Corporation
  • Ambassador Richard H. Jones, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency

Domestic Energy Landscape

  • Bert Valdman, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Edison International
  • The Honorable Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Natural Gas Supply – Reshaping the Energy Portfolio

  • Greg Leveille, Manager, Unconventional Reservoirs Technology Development, ConocoPhillips
  • Peter J. Robertson, Independent Senior Advisor, Oil & Gas, Deloitte LLP

A Competitive Response to Natural Gas Supply

  • Kimberly S. Greene, Executive Vice President and Chief Generation Officer, Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Luke Popovich, Vice President, External Communications, National Mining Association
  • Ethan Zindler, Head of Policy Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Linking Supply and Demand – Financing Infrastructure

  • Curt Launer, Managing Director, Natural Resources Corporate Finance Coverage Group, Deutsche Bank
  • Daniel B. More, Managing Director, Global Energy Group, Morgan Stanley
  • Alex Urquhart, President and CEO, GE Energy Financial Services

Emerging Technologies – What’s Next?

  • David Carroll, President and CEO, Gas Technology Institute
  • Dr. Anthony Cugini, Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Sheeraz Haji, CEO, Cleantech Group LLC

Global Wildcard – The Impact of China

  • Dr. Michael J. Economides, Editor-in-Chief, Energy Tribune, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston

Concluding Perspectives

  • Greg Aliff, Vice Chairman, Senior Partner, Energy & Resources, Deloitte LLP

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Day Two: Elective sessions bring together specialists from across disciplines to share knowledge and perspectives about the latest energy industry trends

Topics and speakers include:

How Clean Energy Fits in the Equation

  • Richard Kauffman, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

The Environmental Policy Agenda

  • F. William Brownell, Chairman, Hunton & Williams
Elective Session 1 – Industry Sector Breakouts

A – Oil & Gas Sector

  • Chaired by Roger Ihne, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and Oil & Gas Thought Leader, Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions
  • Tom Choi, Natural Gas Market Leader, Deloitte Marketpoint LLC
  • Dr. Charles K. Ebinger, Senior Fellow and Director, Energy Security Initiative, Brookings Institution
  • Andrew Ware, Director, Corporate Affairs and Communications, Cheniere Energy, Inc.

B – Power Sector

  • Chaired by John McCue, Vice Chairman, U.S Energy & Resources Industry Leader, Deloitte LLP
  • John Shelk, President and CEO, Electric Power Supply Association

C – Regulated Utilities Sector

  • Chaired by The Honorable Branko Terzic, Executive Director, Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions and Regulatory Policy Leader, Energy & Resources, Deloitte Services LP
  • Eric Ackerman, Director, Alternative Regulation, Edison Electric Institute
  • Lillian A. Federico, President, Regulatory Research Associates
  • Cynthia J. Marple, Director, Rates and Regulatory Affairs, American Gas Association
Elective Session 2 - Topical Breakouts

A – Energy Accounting, Financial Reporting and SEC Update

  • James Barker, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Christine Q. Davine, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • David Horn, Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Tom Kilkenny, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

B – The Last Mile – Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

  • Chaired by John McCue, Vice Chairman, U.S. Energy & Resources Leader, Deloitte LLP
  • Donna Bell, Manager, Electric Vehicle Infrastructure and Smart Grid Technology, Ford Motor Compamy
  • Edward T. Kjaer, Director, Electric Vehicle Readiness, Southern California Edison
  • Sandra Pinto de Bader, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment, City of Seattle

C – The Changing Face of Energy Consumers

  • Chaired by Debbie McCormack, Deputy Managing Director, Energy & Resources, Deloitte Services LP
  • Andrew Good, Senior Vice President and CFO, Exelon Generation
  • Kevin Lauckner, Director, Business Development, Honeywell Building Solutions
  • David McAndrew, Project Manager, Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Nicole Poindexter, Director, Global Business Development, Opower
Elective Session 3 – Topical Breakouts

A – Impact of Smart Technologies on Infrastructure Requirements

  • Chaired by Tom Turco, U.S. Power & Utilities Consulting Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Michael Danziger, Director, Energy & Resources, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Linda Jackman, Group Vice President of Industry Strategy, Utilities Global Business Unit, Oracle Utilities
  • Ronald Y. Kim, Vice President and Head of IT for Exelon Utilities, Exelon Corporation
  • Mark McGranaghan, Vice President of Power Delivery and Utilization, Electric Power Research Institute

B – The Dodd-Frank Act and the Impact on Energy

  • Chaired by Paul Campbell, Energy Transacting and Risk Management Services Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Bill Hederman, Director, Regulatory Compliance, Energy & Resources, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Badar Khan, President, Upstream and Trading, Direct Energy
  • Paul J. Pantano Jr., Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Bob Reilley, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Shell Energy North America (U.S), L.P.

C – No Water, No Energy. No Energy, No Water.

  • Will Sarni, Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy/Sustainability and Climate Change, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Dr. Joseph A. Stanislaw, Independent Senior Advisor, Energy & Sustainability, Deloitte LLP
Lunch – Election 2012: Two Views
  • Moderated by Susan Eisenhower, President, Eisenhower Group, Inc.
  • The Honorable Thomas M. Davis, Director of Federal Government Affairs, Deloitte & Touche LLP and former Congressman, Virginia (R)
  • The Honorable Martin Frost, Shareholder, Polsinelli Shughart and former Congressman, Texas (D)

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