Montana's Energy Future Symposium
Montana's Energy Future Symposium

THE MONTANA SYMPOSIUM:
Energy Future of the West

October 18-19
Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana

AGENDA

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

7:00 - 8:30 AM REGISTRATION / CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:30 OPENING SESSION
Welcome by Governor Brian Schweitzer
Speaker: Commissioner Suedeen Kelly, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Speaker: Steve Wright, Administrator, Bonneville Power Administration

10:00 NETWORKING BREAK IN EXHIBIT HALL

10:30 BREAKOUT SESSION

12:00 LUNCH WITH SENATOR MAX BAUCUS

1:15 BREAKOUT SESSION

2:30 NETWORKING BREAK IN EXHIBIT HALL

3:15 BREAKOUT SESSION

4:45 - 6:30 GOVERNOR'S PANEL
Moderator: Brian Schweitzer, Governor of Montana
Panelists:
Jon Huntsman, Jr., Governor of Utah
Christine Gregoire, Governor of Washington
Joe Manchin III, Governor of West Virginia
Dave Freudenthal, Governor of Wyoming

6:30 RECEPTION IN EXHIBIT HALL

7:30 DINNER (MONTANA-FORMAL)
Speaker: Ralph Cavanagh, Senior Attorney and Energy Program Co-Director, Natural Resources Defense Council

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

7:30-9:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00 GENERAL SESSION
Speaker: Dr. Ted Barna, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary, Department of Defense

10:00 NETWORKING BREAK IN EXHIBIT HALL

10:30 BREAKOUT SESSION

12:00 LUNCH
Speaker: Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico

1:30 WHAT ABOUT THIS WINTER?

STATE RESPONSE - CONSUMER RESPONSE
Speakers:
David Ewer, Director, Budget and Program Planning
Anna Sorrell, Family Policy Advisor, Governor's Office
Margaret McDonald, Executive Director, Office of Community Service, Department of Labor and Industry
Greg Jergeson, Chairman, Montana Public Service Commission

3:00 CLOSING SESSION
Closing Remarks by Governor Brian Schweitzer

3:30 POST-CONFERENCE FACILITATED DISCUSSION
"How will we use what we've learned?"


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