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2018 Indiana Conference on Energy Management Materials

July 31-August 1, 2018

Below are the materials for the 2018 Indiana Conference on Energy Management. Click on the session title to access the materials for that session. If the session title is not linked, the materials have not yet been received from the speaker(s), unless otherwise indicated. Materials will be added as they are received.

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Opening Keynote Presentation, July 31

Kroger Sustainability Plan
Eric Halvorson, Manager of Corporate Affairs, The Kroger Co.

Concurrent Session One

1A. Real Time Energy Management (RTEM)
Steve Evans, Nexant and Dennis Krieger, Switch Automation

1B. Corporate Renewable Energy in Indiana: The Business Case
Mark Goodwin, Apex Clean Energy, Inc.

Concurrent Session Two

2A. Demand Reduction vs. Peak Shaving
Chris Cummings, MacAllister Power Systems

2B. Point/Counterpoint: Have Consumers Benefited from Electricity Retail Competition?
Phil O’Connor, Proactive Strategies, Inc. and Ken Rose, DePaul University

Concurrent Session Three

3A. IU Health Energy Efficiency Journey
Damon Greeley and Dwight Klippel, IU Health

3B. Integrated Resource Planning Panel
Panelists: Dr. Brad Borum, Director of the Research, Policy, and Planning Division, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission; Fred Gomos, Manager of Corporate Strategy and Development, NIPSCO. Moderator: Tim Rushenberg, Vice President, Indiana Energy Association.

Concurrent Session Four

4A. The Economic Benefits of Distributed Generation
Satish Jayaram, Cummins

4B. Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Panel: What’s Next?
Panelists: Tim Rushenberg, Vice President, Indiana Energy Association; Kerri Garvin, MPA, Executive Director, Greater Indiana Clean Cities; and Bruno Pigott, Commissioner, Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management. Moderator: Kerwin Olson, Executive Director, Citizens Action Coalition.

Opening General Session, August 1

Transformation in the World of Energy
Paul Chodak III, Executive Vice President, Utilities, American Electric Power

Concurrent Session Five

Concurrent Session Six

6A. Various Energy Consumption Saving in Industrial Air Compressor System
Ali Razban, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

6B. Energy and the Winds of Change: Should We Be Building Walls or Building Windmills?
Joseph Karrasch , American Electric Power

Closing Lunch Keynote Presentation, August 1

Hurricane Irma: Storm Response, Insights and Lessons Learned Through Natural Disaster
Cicely Hart, Midwest Vice President, Engineering and Technical Customer Relations, Duke Energy