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Advancing The
Electrical Grid

Charting the Technology Roadmap for 2020 and Beyond

The National Press Club
Washington DC

1:15 pm – 6:00 pm
June 28, 2018

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Our energy grid is being transformed to become more digital, clean and secure. How will vitally needed research and development efforts get funded? Learn what is at stake and how it will affect you, the energy sector and policymakers.

This exclusive half-day event will include panel debates, creative networking opportunities, and an in-depth analysis of the key developments and challenges facing domestic energy markets.

Get Answers

  • How can the US conquer the global energy market?
  • What new research is worth watching?
  • How can we best secure the grid?
  • What will nuclear power look like in a decade?
  • Why is R&D critical to the US economy and infrastructure?
  • What do the experts think of the 2018 Fed energy budget?

Join the Discussion

  • Energy Executives
  • Researchers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Investors
  • Regulators
  • Congress and staffers
  • Government Affairs
  • Lobbyists from the Utility & Energy Sector


1:15 PM Kickoff & Opening
Marty Rosenberg, Energy Content Director | Icons of Infrastructure

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Nourishing the Research
Rodney Blevins, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Dominion Energy
Eric Lightner Director of Smart Grid Task Force, Department of Energy

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Over the Horizon: Transformative Electric Technologies
Christopher Colbert, Chief Strategy Officer, NuScale Power
Peter F. Green, Deputy Laboratory Director, Science and Technology Chief Research Officer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Interactive Networking Break
Dave McCarthy – Executive Director, Potential Energy DC

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Securing America’s Energy Infrastructure of the 21st Century
Commissioner Neil Chatterjee, U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Caitlin Durkovich, Strategist and Infrastructure Security Expert, Toffler Associates, former Assistant Secretary, Infrastructure Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Paul Feldman, Technical Director, Protect Our Power

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Craft Beer, Reception & Sponsor Networking


P. Rodney Blevins
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P. Rodney Blevins
Senior VP and Chief Information Officer
Dominion Energy
Commissioner Neil Chatterjee
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Neil Chatterjee
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Caitlin Durkovich
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Caitlin Durkovich
Strategist and Infrastructure Security Expert
Toffler Associates
Eric Lightner
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Eric Lightner
Director of Smart Grid Task Force
Department of Energy
Peter F. Green
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Peter F. Green
Deputy Lab Director, Science & Technology
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Dave McCarthy
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Dave McCarthy
Founder, Executive Director
Potential Energy DC
Christopher Colbert

Christopher Colbert
Chief Strategy Officer
NuScale Power
Paul Feldman
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Paul Feldman
Technical Director
Protect Our Power


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The National Press Club, Washington D.C.

529 14th St NW, Washington D.C. 20045

Registration Closed

Thank you for your interest in the Icons of Infrastructure event. Advanced registration is now closed. To register for the event please do so onsite on Thursday beginning at 12:30pm.