Program

May 7

2-4 p.m.: Optional tours of Integrated Test Center or a local coal mine.

5:30-8 p.m.: Optional reception and dinner.

May 8

8 a.m.: Registration opens. Coffee service and continental breakfast available. Exhibits open.

9 a.m.: Welcome to Carbon County, Commissioner Mark Christensen.

9:10 a.m.: Remarks by Gov. Mark Gordon (invited).

9:30 a.m.: Policymaker roundtable: What came out the 2019 session.

10:30 a.m.: Networking break.

11 a.m.: Landon Stropko, energy lobbyist and former legislative director for Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi. Topic: The view from Washington.

  • What is the congressional agenda on these issues?
  • What does a divided Congress mean for energy policy?
  • What are House Democrats’ oversight priorities?  What will they be examining of interest to Wyoming?
  • What is the Trump Administration trying to accomplish in the runup to 2020?
  • Where are we headed on climate policy?

Noon: Lunch service begins.

12:30 p.m.: Richard Horner, Director of Emerging Technology, Energy Innovation Center, University of Wyoming. Topic: Energy Diversity – Be careful what you wish for.

1:15 p.m.: Panel: TBA.

2:15 p.m.: Networking break.

2:45 p.m.: Jonathan Weisgall, Vice President, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs at Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co. Topic TBA.

3:45 p.m.: TBA.

4:30 p.m.: End of conference.