SPEER Industry & Policy Workshop 2024

September 19-20

*Current prices reflect early bird pricing. Registration rates will increase 50% after July 31, 2024!

Archer Hotel
3121 Palm Way, Austin TX 78758

Join us for engaging sessions on these topics + more:

  • Consumers’ role in resiliency: Shifting demand with energy efficiency policies & residential DR programs
  • Heat pump insights, EER requirements, and its impact on heat pump adoption
  • Navigating DERs policy implementation and VPP expansion
  • Podcast: Interview with Doug Lewin and Chairman Gleeson

We can't wait to see you!

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Thank you to our sponsors!

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 Watt Sponsor:

 

Lanyard Sponsor:

**Topics and agenda subject to change. 

Agenda

10:00-12:00 – TECCC Meeting & Board Meeting

12:00-1:00 – Lunch 

1:00-1:30 – Status of the State Energy Conservation Office and IRA Funding
Eddy Trevino, Director, SECO

1:30-2:15 – Shifting Demand: The Power of Energy Efficient Policies & Residential Demand Response

2:15-3:00 – Heat Pumps: EER Requirements and its Impact on Heat Pump Adoption
 
Jonathan Moscatello, Utility Relations Manager, Daikin
 Julia Emerson, Advanced Energy Program Manager, TRC
 Kevin DeMaster, Sr. Business Development Manager, LG Electronics 

3:00-3:20 – Break

3:20-4:00 – Oklahoma Efficiency Policies
Kayla McNabb, Principal, Vesta Strategic Solutions
Sarah Terry-Cobo, Associate Planner, City of OK City | Office of Sustainability 

4:00-4:45 – Understanding the Economic Impact of Renewable Energy on the Grid, Consumers and Landowners

Matt Welch, State Director, Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation (CTEI)
Judd Messer, Vice President, Texas Advanced Power Alliance
 Mark Stover, Executive Director, Texas Solar Power Association
 Caitlin Smith, Vice President, Jupiter Power

5:00-7:00 – Reception & Networking Dinners 

8-8:45 – Breakfast

 8:45-9:45 – Texas Power Podcast: Discussing the Grid, Reliability, Affordability, & Demand Side Solutions 
→ Doug Lewin, President, Stoic Energy
→ Chairman Thomas Gleeson, PUCT

9:45-10:30 – Navigating DERs Policy Implementation and VPP Expansion
Jackson Parell, Growth & Policy, Base Power Company 

10:30-10:45 – Coffee Break

10:45-11:30Gas Efficiency: Future of Gas in the South-central Region and New Energy Efficiency Program Measures   
Jasmine King-Bush, Manager of Energy Efficiency Programs, ONE Gas 
Jason Ryan, Executive Vice President, CenterPoint Energy

11:30-12:15 – Funding Secured: Next Steps for Utilities and Local Government Agencies Post-IIJA and IRA Grants
 Susan Alvarez, Director of Environment & Development, NCTCOG 

12:15- 1:00Working LunchAddressing Energy Codes: Barriers & Need for Adoption

These sponsorships are important to us and help continue the sustaining efforts of SPEER as we educate and support energy efficiency across the Texas and Oklahoma region. 

Gigawatt Sponsor – $5,000

  • Headline Sponsor: 10-minute welcome remarks
  • Literature or display near registration table throughout conference
  • Company logo on all workshop material, website event page, newsletters
  • Four complimentary attendee passes

Megawatt Sponsor – $4,000

  • Speaking opportunity
  • Company branded QR-coded name badges with link to event webpage + agenda
  • Company logo on all workshop material, website event page, newsletters
  • Three complimentary attendee passes

 

Happy Hour Sponsor – $3,500

  • Custom company branding on reception cups & napkins (SPEER will order)
  • Opening remarks at happy hour reception
  • Company logo on all workshop material, website event page, newsletters
  • Three complimentary attendee passes

Welcome Gift Sponsor – $3,000

  • Provide a company branded custom welcome gift to all attendees
  • Company logo on all workshop material, website event page, newsletters
  • Two complimentary attendee passes

Kilowatt Sponsor – $2,500

  • Sponsor breakfast or lunch
  • Company logo on all workshop material, website event page, newsletters
  • Two complimentary attendee passes

Break Sponsor – $1,750

  • Placement of company branding during break (coffee/snacks) on designated day
  • Company logo on all workshop material, website event page, newsletters
  • One complimentary attendee pass

Watt Sponsor – $750

  • Company logo on all workshop material, website event page, newsletters
  • One complimentary attendee pass

A La Carte/Additional Sponsorship Options

  • $115 – Provide a scholarship for local government personnel or emerging professional to attend
  • $300 – Supply branded lanyards for name badges with your company logo

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