Conference program may be subject to change.
Correct as of June 3rd, 2021

Sunday, September 12

Alderbrook lobby

Conference registration

Members only

NIPPC Annual Board Meeting

Opening session

Armchair Discussion

  • Ben Salisbury, Director of Research and Senior Policy Analyst, Heights Capital Markets
  • Tim Belden, Principal, Energy GPS

Moderator: Spencer Gray, NIPPC

Keynote Address

  • Mary Kipp, President & CEO, Puget Sound Energy

Lady Alderbrook Boat Trip Cruise

With reception hosted by Northwest Gas Association.

Registration required. No host bar.

Firepit marshmallow roast

Informal gathering for all guests on the waterfront lawn.

Monday, September 13

Continental breakfast

NIPPC's "TED Talks"

Three short presentations by companies at the forefront of innovation in the power sector.

Energy & Environmental Economics

Camus Energy

Special Seminar

Panel 1

Paradigm Shift: Resource Adequacy in the Northwest


Luncheon Address

BPA Update

  • John Hairston, Administrator & CEO, Bonneville Power Administration

Panel 2

Carbon Democracy: Clean Energy and Climate Targets


Panel 3

Macro Grid Gaps: Transmission Policy in the West


Beer Garden Reception

  • Hosted bar and appetizers.
  • All guests invited.

Banquet Program

Robert Kahn Award

  • Recipient TBA

Banquet Address

Keynote Speaker

  • Stefan Bird, President & CEO, Pacific Power


Evening Receptions

  • NIPPC’s unofficial after-parties, hosted by three of our sponsors.

Tuesday, September 14

Full Buffet Breakfast

Keynote Address

View from FERC

  • Richard Glick, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Panel 4

Regulatory Beat: View from the Commissions



Closing Comments

  • Spencer Gray, Executive Director, Northwest & Intermountain Power Producers Coalition

Conference Adjourns

Please note: Conference program may be subject to change. Correct as of June 3rd, 2021.