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61st Annual UEC Session:

Course Topics

Delivered in a sophisticated retreat setting, the UEC Summit's intensive three-day format features industry thought leaders who provide diverse perspectives for discussion on critical issues including: 

The New Era of Change and Uncertainty -
A look at the new energy consumer experience including the preferences and values shaping the energy marketplace. 

Threats to the Current Business Model - A panel of industry CEOs discuss the utility of the future and consider the challenges of an increasing focus on sustainability, changing regulatory policies, advancing technologies, and shifting consumer preferences and how they are working to convert these challenges into value for their customers and investors. 

Delivering Value to Customers - A diverse panel of industry stakeholders discuss changing customer preferences and customer satisfaction, and how to optimize the utility/customer relationship. 

Financial Market Realities - An examination of how new competitive forces are impacting capital costs, credit availability, and investor confidence. 

Disruptive Forces and Enterprise Risk Management -
A panel of industry CFOs discuss the impact of demand-side efficiency programs, distributed energy resources, regulatory mandates, and deploying capital. 

Proactively Embracing Change - A panel of industry CIOs take on cybersecurity, natural disasters, analytics, and operation technology systems.

Industry and the Environment - Ralph Cavanagh and David Owens discuss and debate utility business models, changing customer needs, technology, reliability standards, and environmental requirements.