This site uses cookies to provide you with a more responsive and personalized service. By using this site you agree to our use of cookies. Please read our cookie notice for more information on the cookies we use and how to delete or block them.

Bookmark Email Print this page

2013 Deloitte Energy Conference – Summary Report, Presentations and Other Materials

Innovation: Changing the future of energy


On May 21-22, 2013, the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions hosted more than 400 attendees at the 2013 Deloitte Energy Conference in Washington, D.C., for an in-depth view of how innovative thinking is making a difference in addressing the challenges and opportunities in today’s global and domestic energy markets. Industry executives, investors, and regulators participated in thought-provoking interactions to address "Innovation: Changing the Future of Energy."

Available now – The 2013 conference summary report in the download section above.

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

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 I 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Day One: Plenary sessions focus on macro industry issues.

Driving a Culture of Innovation
  • John McCue, Vice Chairman, U.S. Energy & Resources Leader, Deloitte LLP
  • Punit Renjen, Chairman of the Board, Deloitte LLP
Global Energy Landscape – The New Energy Future
  • Peggy Montana, Executive Vice President, Supply and Distribution, Shell Downstream, Inc.
  • Marie-José Nadeau, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Secretary General, Hydro-Québec, Chair-elect, World Energy Council
Domestic Energy Landscape – Innovations in Energy Part 1
  • Dilek Samil, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer,  NV Energy
Energy as an Enabler – The Renaissance in Domestic Manufacturing
  • Kevin M. Kolevar, Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy, The Dow Chemical Company
  • James M. Phillips, Chairman and CEO, NanoMech
  • The Honorable Deborah L. Wince-Smith, President and CEO, Council on Competitiveness
Upstream Innovation
  • Rod Nelson, Vice President, Government and Community Relations, Schlumberger
  • Peter J. Robertson, Independent Senior Advisor, Oil & Gas, Deloitte LLP
Technology – Driving Demand, Managing Demand
  • Thomas W. Hicks, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Navy (Energy), U.S. Department of the Navy
  • Roderick Morris, Senior Vice President, Marketing and  Operations, Opower
  • Dr. Michael Weintraub, Executive Director of Technology, Verizon Digital Media
On the Horizon – Next Generation Energy Technologies
  • Dr. Anthony V. Cugini, Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Dr. Thom Mason, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Dr. Charles F. McMillan, Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
Innovation in the U.S. Generation Portfolio
  • Sonny Garg, Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Exelon Corporation
Emerging Low-Carbon Energy Technologies
  • Dr. Cheryl Martin, Deputy Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy
Domestic Energy Landscape – Innovations in Supply Part II
  • Adam Sieminski, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration
Concluding Perspectives
  • Dr. Joseph A. Stanislaw,  Independent Senior Advisor, Energy & Sustainability, Deloitte LLP

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 I 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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

The Evolving R&D Model and its Impact on the Energy Industry
  • Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth, President and CEO, Battelle
Meeting Future Energy Demands
  • Nicholas K. Akins, President and CEO, American Electric Power
Elective Session 1 - Industry Sector Breakouts
  • A – Oil & Gas
    • Chaired by Peter J. Robertson, Independent Senior Advisor, Oil & Gas, Deloitte LLP
    • Tom Choi, Natural Gas Leader, Deloitte MarketPoint LLC
    • David L. Goldwyn, President and Founder, Goldwyn Capital Strategies LLC
  • B – Power
    • Chaired by John McCue, Vice Chairman, U.S. Energy & Resources Leader, Deloitte LLP
    • John E. Shelk, President and CEO, Electric Power Supply Association
  • C – Regulated Utilities – Access to Capital
    • Chaired by Bill Graf, Audit & Enterprise Risk Services Leader, Energy & Resources, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Pauline M. Ahern, Principal, AUS Consultants
    • Ellen Lapson, Founder and Principal, Lapson Advisory
    • The Honorable Branko Terzic, Executive Director, Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions and Regulatory Policy Leader, Energy & Resources, Deloitte LP
Elective Session 2 – Topical Breakouts
  • A – Energy Accounting, Financial Reporting and SEC Updates
    • James Barker, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Christine Davine, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Bill Graf, Audit & Enterprise Risk Services Leader, Energy & Resources, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Shilpi Jethani Chavda, Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • B – Energy Cyber Security – Protecting Critical Infrastructure in an Age of Increasing Threats
    • Chaired by Steve Livingston, Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Dr. Christopher Bronk, Fellow in Information Technology Policy, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University
    • Fred Hintermister, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Cybersecurity Specialist, North American Electric Reliability Corporation
    • Frank Mong, Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Security Products Hardware, Hewlett-Packard Company
  • C – Power Insight – From Visibility to Asset Performance
    • Chaired by David E. Steiger, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
    • A. Christopher Burton, Vice President, Smart Grid & Technology, Baltimore Gas & Electric Company
    • Rick Davis, Vice President, Sales and Business Development, Noesis Energy
    • Mark Podorsky, Principal Manager, External Parties and Future Programs, Southern California Edison
    • JR Reagan, Federal Solutions Group Leader,Deloitte & Touche LLP
Lunch - Energy Security and Innovation
  • General James L. Jones (USMC, Ret.), Former U.S. National Security Advisor, Supreme Allied Commander of Europe and Marine Corps Commandant. Current Co-chair, Bipartisan Policy Center Energy Project

Save these dates!

September 18-20, 2013
Deloitte Alternative Energy Conference – Phoenix, AZ
For more information, please contact

November 19, 2013
Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference – Houston, TX
For more information, please contact

May 13 – 14, 2014
Deloitte Energy Conference – Washington, D.C.
For more information, please contact

Download the Speaker Biographies booklet to learn more. Also available are the 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 Deloitte Energy Conference Summary reports.

Question? Please contact:

As used in this document, ‘Deloitte’ means Deloitte LLP (and its subsidiaries). Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

Related links

Share this page

Email this Send to LinkedIn Send to Facebook Tweet this More sharing options

Stay connected