February 25-28, 2024
Westin Washington Downtown
Washington, D.C.

Agenda

Attire: Sunday, Casual (Monday - Wednesday, Business Casual)

Closed Meetings = Meeting open to members only 

Sunday, February 25, 2024

Registration Open 10:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Executive Committee

Room: Meeting Room 15

(Closed Meeting)

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Staff Subcommittee on Rate Design
Staff Subcommittee on Energy Resources and the Environment

Room: Rock Creek C

(Joint Meeting)

Evaluating IRA Incentives and Complementary Policies like Electricity Rate Design for Heat Pump Adoption
Staff Subcommittee on Telecommunications

Room: Rock Creek B

Business Meeting

11:15 AM-12:15 PM

Staff Subcommittee on Energy Resources and the Environment
Staff Subcommittee on Consumers and the Public Interest
EV State Working Group

Room: Rock Creek C

(Joint Meeting)

EV Hot Topics
Staff Subcommittee on Gas

Room: Anacostia D/E

Minnesota Natural Gas Innovation Act Primer and Business Meeting
Joint Meeting
Subcommittee/Staff Subcommittee on Nuclear Issues - Waste Disposal

Room: Potomac 3

Nuclear Energy and Spent Fuel Update
Staff Subcommittee on Telecommunications

Room: Rock Creek B

Where Have All the Numbers Gone? Strategies for Telephone Number Conservation
Washington Action

Room: Meeting Room 16

(Closed Meeting)

12:15 PM-1:30 PM

Lunch On Your Own

1:30 PM-2:30 PM

Subcommittee/Staff Subcommittee on Clean Coal and Carbon Management

Room: Rock Creek B

Business Meeting & The Economics of Carbon Capture--Getting it Done!
Staff Subcommittee on Critical Infrastructure

Room: Anacostia D/E

Improving Customer Communications during Extreme Weather Events
Subcommittee on Education and Research

Room: Meeting Room 15

Staff Subcommittee on Electricity
Staff Subcommittee on Electric Reliability and Resilience

Room: Rock Creek C

Extreme Weather, Wildfires, and the Grid: Investing for a Resilient Future

Joint Meeting

Staff Subcommittee on Regulatory and Industry Diversity

Room:Potomac 3

Supplier Diversity: Building an Inclusive Ecosystem Fireside Chat

1:30 PM-4:00 PM

Advanced Nuclear State Collaborative

Room: River Birch A

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Power Sips and Connections

Room: TBD

2:45 PM-3:45 PM

Committee on Consumers and the Public Interest

Room: Potomac 3

Get In, We're Buying Electric Vehicles: Electric Vehicle Equity Across Demographics
Committee on Critical Infrastructure

Room: Anacostia D/E

Threat Briefing: Emerging Threats to Critical Infrastructure (Unclassified Briefing)
Staff Subcommittee on Information Management

Room: Meeting Room 16

CIO Roundtable / Technologies at Commissions
Staff Subcommittee on International Relations

Room: Rock Creek A

Business Meeting
Subcommittee/Staff Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety

Room: Rock Creek B

Pipeline Safety Bill on Capitol Hill-Reauthorization. Are you fixin' to take a hookin'?

(Closed Meeting)

(Commissioners and Staff Only)

2:45 PM-5:00 PM

Staff Subcommittee on Electricity
Power Markets Simulation — Interactive Demonstration

Room: Meeting Rooms 10 & 11

Power Markets Simulation - Interactive Demonstration

Separate registration required.

(Commissioners and Commission Staff Only)

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Committee on Critical Infrastructure

Room: Anacostia D/E

Deep Dive: Information Sharing and Cyber Threat Mitigation
Committee on International Relations

Room: Rock Creek A

Presentation: Impacts of International Instability on National Security and Business Meeting
Select Committee on Regulatory and Industry Diversity

Room: Potomac 3

Business Meeting/ Accelerating Energy Justice through Transmission Planning and Development/ Justice40 and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act – Community Benefits Plan Holds The Key
Staff Subcommittee on Executive Management
Staff Subcommittee on Law

Room: Meeting Room 16

Joint Meeting

Subcommittee/Staff Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety

Room: Rock Creek B

Nevada 2023 Annual Leak Survey Results/NAPRS Update and Outlook

(Closed Meeting)

(Commissioners and Staff Only)

Committee/Staff Subcommittee on Water

Room: Rock Creek C

Challenges Facing the Water Industry

5:00 PM-6:30 PM

Welcome Reception - Attire: Casual

Monday, February 26, 2024

Registration Open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

8:00 AM-9:15 AM

Commission Chairs Council

Room: Meeting Room 15

Newcomers Forum

Room: Anacostia D&E

This is NARUC 101 for new commissioners. Learn more about this unique 135-year-old Association, how it’s structured, how it works, how to get involved, AND meet NARUC leaders.

8:45 AM-9:30 AM

Metro Morning Coffee

Foyer

9:30 AM-10:45 AM

General Session

Room: Potomac Ballroom 

Featuring Robert Bryce, author, journalist, podcaster, and film producer.

Renewables, Hydrocarbons, and the Future of Global Energy and Power

10:45 AM-11:15 AM

Power Sips and Connections

Foyer

11:15 AM-12:15 PM

Committee on Electricity

Room: Potomac 1 & 2

Business Meeting
Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment

Room: Potomac 3

Repurposing Retired Power Plant Sites
Committee on Gas

Room: Anacostia D/E

Natural Gas Infrastructure's Role in the Clean Energy Transition
Committee on Telecommunications

Room: Rock Creek A

Pole Attachments: What's Happening?
Committee/Staff Subcommittee on Water

Room: Rock Creek A

Water Research and Innovation in Action
Subcommittee/Staff Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety

Room: Meeting Room 6

PHMSA Perspective on Reauthorization

(Closed Meeting)

(Commissioners and Staff Only)

12:15 PM-1:30 PM

Committee and Staff Subcommittee Luncheon

Room: Meeting Room 5

(Invitation Only)

Lunch On Your Own

1:45 PM-2:45 PM

Committee on Electricity

Room: Potomac 1 & 2

Growing Loads & Retiring Generation: Is the Planning Status Quo Good Enough?
Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment

Room: Potomac 3

Keeping Track of Clean Energy Part III: Economy Wide Consistency
Committee on Gas

Room: Anacostia D/E

Business Meeting 
Committee on Telecommunications
Committee on Consumers and the Public Interest

Room: Rock Creek B

(Joint Meeting)

The ACP is in Limbo: What do we do now?
Committee/Staff Subcommittee on Water

Room: Rock Creek A

Joint Business Meeting

2:45 PM-3:15 PM

Power Sips and Connections

Foyer

3:15 PM-4:15 PM

General Session

Room: Potomac Ballroom

EPA Rules and Reliability: Meeting the Challenges

4:30 PM-5:30 PM

Regionals

Rooms: MARC – Meeting Room 3
MACRUC – Meeting Room 4
Western – Meeting Room 5
NECPUC – Meeting Room 6
SEARUC – Meeting Room 8

Commissioner Emeritus Reception

Room: Meeting Room 10

Staff Power Hour

Rock Creek C

(Commission Staff Only)

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Registration Open 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

8:00 AM-9:15 AM

Commissioner-Only Breakfast

Room: Rock Creek C

8:45 AM-9:30 AM

Metro Morning Coffee

Foyer

9:30 AM-10:45 AM

General Session

Room: Potomac Ballroom

Featuring

Senator Joe Manchin, III (D-WV), Chairman, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

FERC Chairman, The Hon. Willie Phillips

Hon. Tammy Cordova, Nevada

Patricia Poppe, Chief Executive Officer, PG&E Corporation 

Katherine Blunt, Energy Reporter at The Wall Street Journal, Author, California Burning

10:45 AM-11:15 AM

Power Sips and Connections

Foyer

11:15 AM-12:15 PM

Committee on Electricity
Committee on Gas

Room: Potomac 1 & 2

Joint Meeting

Thinking Fast and Slow about the Energy Transition
Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment

Room: Potomac 3

Business Meeting
Committee on Telecommunications

Room: Rock Creek B

Improving BEAD by Heeding the Lessons of RDOF
Committee/Staff Subcommittee on Water
Committee on Consumers and the Public Interest

Room: Rock Creek A

(Joint Meeting)

Innovative Rate Making
EV Workshop: How Can the Grid Meet Medium-Heavy Duty Vehicle Charging Needs in 2024 and in 2030s

Meeting Room 5

(Open to Commission Staff Only)

Part 1: Near-Term Challenges and Promising Approaches

12:15 PM-1:30 PM

Lunch On Your Own

1:45 PM-2:45 PM

Committee on Electricity
Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment

Room: Potomac Ballroom

Joint Meeting

TED is Talking DER
Committee on Gas
Committee on Critical Infrastructure
Committee on Consumers and the Public Interest

Room: Anacostia D/E

Joint Meeting

Beyond Extreme Weather: Challenges to Ensuring Resilience for Gas Infrastructure and Lessons Learned from Third-Party Damage
Committee on Telecommunications

Room: Rock Creek B

Preemption and Reclassification
Committee/Staff Subcommittee on Water
Committee on International Relations

Room: Rock Creek A

(Joint Meeting)

International Approaches to Water Economic Regulation and Management
EV Workshop: How Can the Grid Meet Medium-Heavy Duty Vehicle Charging Needs in 2024 and in 2030s

Meeting Room 5

(Open to Commission Staff Only)

Part 2: Longer Term Capacity Needs, Data, and Planning

2:45 PM-3:15 PM

Power Sips and Connections

Foyer

3:15 PM-4:30 PM

General Session

Room: Potomac Ballroom

 

Pathways to Decarbonization (Part 1)

7:30 PM-9:00 PM

NARUC Leadership/Sponsor Reception

Location will be announced on the invitation.

(Invitation Only)

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Registration Open 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

7:30 AM-9:15 AM

Board of Directors Breakfast Meeting

Room: Anacostia D/E

8:45 AM-9:30 AM

Metro Morning Coffee

Foyer

9:30 AM-11:00 AM

General Session

Room: Potomac Ballroom

A Day in the Life of an Operator in Crisis

Cyber Baselines: What We Need to Know

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Interactive Workshop

Room: Rock Creek

Virtual Power Plants: Insights on Planning and Implementation

1:30 PM-5:00 PM

Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission

Room: Anacostia D/E 

Open to the public. No separate registration required. Learn more here.