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2014 Deloitte Energy Conference – Retrospective, Presentations and Other Materials

A global industry … competing locally


On May 13-14, 2014, the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions hosted more than 400 attendees at the 2014 Deloitte Energy Conference in Washington, DC, for an in-depth view of the diverse global energy landscape.  Industry executives, investors, and regulators participated in thought-provoking interactions to address "A Global Industry … Competing Locally".

Available now – The 2014 conference retrospective in the download section above.

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

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 I 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Day One: Plenary sessions focus on macro industry issues.

Welcome and Opening
  • John McCue, Vice Chairman, U.S. Energy & Resources Leader, Deloitte LLP
Global Energy Outlook
  • John C. Mingé, Chairman and President, BP America, Inc.
Natural Gas: Fueling Business Globally
  • The Honorable Karen A. Harbert, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy
  • Peter J. Robertson, Independent Senior Advisor, Oil & Gas, Deloitte LLP
Sustainable Energy for All
  • Charles O. (Chad) Holliday Jr., Chair of the Executive Committee, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)
Global Water Strategy
  • Gregory J. Koch, Director, Global Water Stewardship, The Coca-Cola Company
The Future of Coal
  • Hal Quinn, President and CEO, National Mining Association
North American Electricity Landscape
  • Tom Fanning, Chairman, President and CEO, Southern Company
Energy Regulatory Landscape
  • Walt Patterson, Associate Fellow, Chatham House and Visiting Fellow, University of Sussex
Energy Investment Environment
  • Eric Fornell, Vice Chairman, Energy & Power, Wells Fargo Securities
  • Jeffrey Holzschuh, Chairman, Institutional Securities, Morgan Stanley
Energy Technology Developments
  • Lee Davis, Executive Vice President and President, East Region, NRG Energy, Inc.
  • Mark M. Little, Senior Vice President and CTO, GE Global Research
  • Vikram Rao, Executive Director, Research Triangle Energy Consortium
Department of Energy: Perspectives on Energy Strategy
  • John MacWilliams, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Dr. Joseph A. Stanislaw, Independent Senior Advisor, Energy & Sustainability, Deloitte LLP
Concluding Perspectives
  • John McCue, Vice Chairman, U.S. Energy & Resources Leader, Deloitte LLP

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 I 7:30 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

Meeting the Cyber Risk Challenge – A Secure, Vigilant, and Resilient Business Case
  • Adnan Amjad, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Optimizing Finance Performance within the Power & Utilities Industry
  • Kevin McGowan, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Pepco Holdings, Inc.
  • Stanley Porter, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Sharon Virag, Vice President, CAO, AES Corporation
Is the Shale Revolution Turning America into an Energy Exporter?
  • Gary Hunt, General Manager, Deloitte MarketPoint LLCA – Oil & Gas
Mexico Energy Reform – Creating Investment Opportunities
  • Jorge Castilla, Partner, Deloitte Consulting Mexico LLP
  • Antonio Damian, Partner, Deloitte Consulting Mexico LLP
  • Grant Poeter, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Bob Wicke, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Avoiding a CIPwreck – Planning for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection version 5 Compliance
  • Sharon Chand, Director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Elective Session 1 - Industry Sector Breakouts
  • A – Oil & Gas
    • John England, Vice Chairman, U.S. Oil & Gas Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Scott Magzen, Partner, Deloitte Tax LLP
    • Jed Shreve, Principal, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
  • B – Power
    • Jimmy E. Addison, Executive Vice President and CFO, SCANA Corporation
    • Albert Bates, Jr., Partner, Duane Morris LLP
    • Mark Cohen, Director, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
    • Melissa A. Jones, CFO, Bechtel Power Corporation
  • C – Regulated Utilities and Rate Design
    • Eric Ackerman, Director, Alternative Regulation, Edison Electric Institute
    • Bill Graf, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Mark B. Lively, Consulting Engineer, Utility Economic Engineers
    • Dr. Philip R. O’Connor, President, PROactive Strategies, Inc. and former Chairman, Illinois Commerce Commission
  • D – Alternative Energy: From Alternative to Mainstream
    • Jane Allen, Partner, Global Renewable Energy Leader, Deloitte LLP
    • Gautam Chandra, Vice President, Non-Utility Operations, Strategy and Business Development, WGL Holdings, Inc.
    • Ray Henger, CFO, OwnEnergy
    • Christopher Mansour, Vice President, Federal Affairs, Solar Energy Industries Association
    • Marlene Motyka, Principal, U.S. Alternative Energy Leader, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
Elective Session 2 – Topical Breakouts
  • A – Energy Accounting, Financial Reporting and SEC Updates
    • Christine Davine, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Bill Graf, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • David Horn, Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Tom Kilkenny, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • B – The Evolving Electric Sector
    • Gregory E. Aliff, Vice Chairman and Senior Partner, Energy & Resources, Deloitte LLP
    • Andy Karsner, CEO, Manifest Energy
    • David Owens, Executive Vice President, Edison Electric Institute
    • Dan Yates, CEO and Founder, Opower
  • C – Shifting North American Integrated Energy Markets
    • Tom Choi, Practice Leader, Deloitte MarketPoint LLC
    • George Given, Practice Leader, Deloitte MarketPoint LLC
    • Jairam Gopal, Senior Manager, Deloitte MarketPoint LLC
    • Martin Lin, Senior Manager, Deloitte MarketPoint LLC
  • D – “The Internet of Things” – Opportunity or Threat for the Utility Sector?
    • David Dollihite, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
    • Rob Harmon, President and CEO, EnergyRM
    • Val Jensen, Senior Vice President, Customer Operations, ComEd
    • Jim Steffes, Senior Vice President and Retail Regional President, Northeast, NRG Energy, Inc.
Keynote Luncheon – Oil Security 2025: U.S. National Security Policy in an Era of Domestic Abundance
  • Admiral Dennis C. Blair, United States Navy (Ret.), Former Director of National Intelligence and Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command

Save these dates!

September 29 October 1, 2014
Deloitte Alternative Energy Conference – Dallas, TX
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November 18, 2014
Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference – Houston, TX
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December 2, 2014
Deloitte Power & Utilities Accounting, Financial Reporting and Tax Update – Chicago, IL
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December 3, 2014
Deloitte Energy Transacting Accounting – Chicago, IL
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December 10, 2014
Financial Reporting for Income Taxes: Rate-regulated Utilities – Las Vegas, NV
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Also available for download at the top of the page are the 2009, 2010, 2011,  2012, and 2013 Deloitte Energy Conference Summary reports.

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