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History of the National Regulatory Conference Programs

 

2013 “A New Era? How Coming EPA Regulations May Change Our Energy Future” Materials
May 16-17, 2013

US Environmental Protection Agency, et al., Petitioners v. EME Homer City Generation, L.P., et al. (.pdf)

 

Final Air Rules for the Oil and Natural Gas Industry and the Proposed Updates to 2012 Performance Standards for VOCs

 

Subpart W

 

MATS New Source Rule (.pdf)

 

MATS Existing Source Rule (.pdf)

 

Energy Assurance in a post-Sandy World Panel

Lippert (.pdf)

 

The Current State of Cybersecurity for Public Utilities Panel

Engels (.pdf)

Hintermister (.pdf)

 

Grid Reliability Panel

Winslow (.pdf)

 

Gas & Electric Coordination

Aldridge (.pdf)
Richardson (.pdf)
Sotkiewicz (.pdf)
Williamson (.pdf)

 

Invitation (.pdf)

Agenda (.pdf)

Registration Form (.pdf)

Hotel Reservation Form (.pdf)

Area Map (.pdf)

Parking Pass (.pdf)

 


 

2012 “Is There an App for This?”
As our world is being shaped by the applications we choose on our “smart devices,” this conference will explore how our “ifuture” will be determined by both important policy decisions and market developments in the electricity, natural gas, and communications industries.

May 17-18, 2012

Nancy L. Combs, Vice Dean and Professor of Law
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, The College of William & Mary

Hon. Mark C. Christie, Chairman, State Corporation Commission

Thomas C. Walker, Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar

Keynote address:  Blair Levin, The Aspen Institute

 

Cover letter (.pdf)

Program (.pdf) - "Is There An App For This?"

Keynote Speaker Materials (.pdf)

Order Approving Nicor Merger (.pdf)

FERC Order Reaffirming Merger Policy (.pdf)

FERC Order in Duke-Progress Case (.pdf)

 


 

2011 “Feel the Burn, Getting our Regulatory World into Shape”
IF OUR REGULATORY WORLD WERE A PERSON, THAT PERSON WOULD BE TRYING TO GET INTO SHAPE, SLIM DOWN, EXERCISE MORE, EAT BETTER AND LIVE A CLEANER,K HEALTHIER LIFE. THE NATIONAL REGULATORY CONFERENCE WILL CONSIDER TOPICS OF INTEREST WITHIN A SIX STEP "PROGRAM" TO GET OUR REGULATORY WORLD IN SHAPE.

May 19-20, 2011

Ronald H. Rosenberg, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law,
Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Hon. Judith Williams Jagdmann, Chairman, State Corporation Commission
T. Borden Ellis, Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Keynote address:
Scott W. Tinker, Ph.D, Director, Bureau of Economic Geology and State Geologist of Texas; Professor, Allday Endowed Chair of Subsurface Geology - The University of Texas at Austin

 

Cover letter (.pdf)

Agenda (.pdf)

Registration Form (.pdf)

Hotel Reservation Form (.pdf)

Williamsburg map (.pdf)

 


 

2010 “The Future for Utilities: Science or Fiction?”
EXPLORING THE PROMISES FOR THE FUTURE OF THE ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRIES THROUGH TECHNOLOGICAL AND MARKET INNOVATION

(A Sci-Fi Cinematic Journey)
May 20-21, 2010
Davison M. Douglas, Dean and Hanson Professor of Law,
Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Hon. James C. Dimitri, Chairman, State Corporation Commission
Vishwa B. Link, Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Keynote address:
Bill Tucker, author of Terrestrial Energy: How Nuclear Power Will Lead the Green Revolution and End America’s Long Energy Odyssey

 

2010 Summary (.pdf)

Invitation from Chairman James C. Dimitri (.pdf)

“The Future for Utilities: Science or Fiction?” (.pdf)

Additional written materials (.pdf)

 


 

2009 “THE FUTURE AIN'T WHAT IT USED TO BE”: EVALUATING WHAT LIES AHEAD FOR UTILITIES, INDUSTRY AND RATEPAYERS IN TODAY’S CHALLENGING TIMES
(What would Yogi Berra say?)
May 19-20, 2009

Linda Butler, Interim Dean and Chancellor Professor of Law, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Hon. Mark C. Christie, Chairman, State Corporation Commission
Kiva Bland Pierce, Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Keynote address:
Robert Bryce, author of Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of Energy Independence

 

2009 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

2008 REGULATION AND TECHNOLOGY → A SCIENTIST, AN ECONOMIST, AND A REGULATOR WALK INTO THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR...
(This is NOT a joke. (It happened to my cousin's friend's sister-in-law in one of the other PIM states!))
May 13-14, 2008

W. Taylor Reveley, Interim President, The College of William and Mary
Hon. Judith Williams Jagdmann, Chairman, State Corporation Commission
Brian Greene, Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Keynote address:
The Honorable James Yancey Kerr, II, Commissioner of the North Carolina Utilities Commission and Member of the Board of Directors of National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners

 

2008 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

2007 REGULATION… ALTERNATE REGULATION… DE-REGULATION… RE-REGULATION… WHAT’S THE NAME OF THE GAME?
May 22-23, 2007

Linda Butler, Vice Dean, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Hon. Theodore V. Morrison, Jr., Chairman, State Corporation Commission
James S. Copenhaver, Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Opening panel: Former Commissioners Roundtable, “This is Your Life”
Moderator: Hon. Theodore V. Morrison, Jr.
Panelists: Hon. Preston C. Shannon
Hon. Thomas P. Harwood, Jr.
Hon. Elizabeth B. Lacy
Hon. Hullihen Williams Moore
Hon. Clinton Miller

 

2007 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

2006 TO MARKET, TO MARKET … FROM REGULATION TO FREE MARKETS: WHERE HAVE WE BEEN, WHERE ARE WE NOW AND WHERE DO WE GO?
May 11-12, 2006

W. Taylor Reveley, Dean, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Hon. Mark C. Christie, Chairman, State Corporation Commission
Cliona M. Robb, Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Keynote Address:
Dr. David E. Nye, Professor of History, University of Warwick, Britain
and author of Electrifying America (MIT Press, July, 1992) and
Technology Matters: Questions to Live With (ME Press, March, 2006)

 

2006 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

2005 REGULATORY CHRYSALIS: EMERGING FROM THE COCOON
(Do we have a hungry caterpillar? A beautiful butterfly? Or something in between?)
May 12-13, 2005
Dean W. Taylor Reveley, III, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
JoAnne L. Nolte, Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Clinton Miller, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address: Honorable Stan Wise, Commissioner, George Public Utility Commission and Member of the Board of Directors of NARUC


2005 Summary (.pdf)

 



2004 REGULATORY REALITY
May 10-11, 2004
Dean W. Taylor Reveley, III, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Brian Buniva, Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Theodore V. Morrison, Jr., State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address: Dr. Massoud Amin, Director of the Center for the Development of Technological Leadership, University of Minnesota

 

2004 Summary (.pdf)

 



2003 THE IMPACT OF WALL STREET ON REGULATED INDUSTRIES:
Pay No Attention to the Person Behind the Curtain
May 5-6, 2003
Dean W. Taylor Reveley , III, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Alexander F. Skirpan, Jr., Chair, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Hullihen Williams Moore, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address : Susan D. Abbott, Managing Director, New Harbor Incorporated, NY (formerly Manager of The Power Group--Moody's Investors Services)

 

2003 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

2002 BACK TO THE FUTURE -WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE
May 13-14, 2002
Dean W. Taylor Reveley, III, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
James Patrick Guy, II, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Clinton Miller, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address: Professor Dan Roberts, University of Richmond

 

2002 Summary (.pdf)

 



2001 ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS -The Tempest -Weathering the Restructuring
Storm
May 7-8, 2001
Dean W. Taylor Reveley, III, Marshall -Wythe School of Law
Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Clinton Miller, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address: Dr. Peter Navarro , Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of California

 

2001 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

2000 ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS -Customer Choice: Ready or Not Here it
Comes
May 8-9, 2000
Dean W. Taylor Reveley, III, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Edward L. Petrini, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Hullihen Williams Moore, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address: Leonard S. Hyman, Salomon Smith Barney, Inc.

 

2000 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

1999 ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS -Competition at the Crossroads: Regulatory
Advances and Retreats
May 11-12, 1999
Dean W. Taylor Reveley, III, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Anthony Gambardella, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Theodore V. Morrison, Jr. , State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address: Peter A. Bradford, Energy and Regulatory Advisor

 

1999 Summary (.pdf)

 



1998 ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS--Regulating Change and Changing
Regulation: Restructuring the Energy and Telecommunications Industries
May 12-13, 1998
Acting Dean Paul Marcus, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
James C. Dimitri, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Theodore V. Morrison, Jr. , State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address: Derek R. B. Bevan, Legal Advisor, Office of Electricity Regulation, Birmingham, England

 

1998 Summary (.pdf)

 



1997 TELECOMMUNICATIONS -Competition in the Local Telecommunications Market:
Delivering on the Promises of the Telecommunications Act of 1996
May 5-6, 1997
Dean Thomas G. Krattenmaker, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Michael J. Quinan, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Hullihen Williams Moore, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address: Dean Thomas G. Krattenmaker, Marshall-Wythe School of Law

 

1997 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

1996 ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS -Beyond Ratemaking: Alternatives to
Rate of Return Regulation
May 5-6, 1996
Dean Thomas G. Krattenmaker, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Stephen H. Watts, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Theodore V. Morrison, Jr., State Corporation Commission
Keynote Speaker -Dr. Charles G. Stalon, Consultant on Energy Regulation

 

1996 Summary (.pdf)

 



1995 ENERGY -State Regulatory Aspects of the Emerging Competition in Energy
Markets
May 8-9, 1995
Dean Thomas G. Krattenmaker, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Deborah V. Ellenberg, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Preston C. Shannon, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address -The Honorable Thomas.1. Bliley, Jr., U.S. House of Representatives

 

1995 Summary (.pdf)

 



1994 TELECOMMUNICATIONS -The Telecommunications Revolution
April 7-8, 1994
Charles H. Koch, Jr., Woodbridge Professor, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Guy T. Tripp, lll, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Hullihen Williams Moore, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address: The Honorable Rick Boucher, U. S. House of Representatives

 

1994 Summary (.pdf)

 



1993 ENERGY
The New Energy Federalism: The Impact of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 on State Utility Regulation
May 17-18, 1993
Acting Dean Richard A. Williamson, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
James C. Dimitri, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Theodore V. Morrison, Jr., State Corporation Commission

 

1993 Summary (.pdf)

 



1992 ENERGY -A Delicate Balance: Utility Planning for Future Energy Resource Needs
May 14, 1992
Dean Timothy J. Sullivan, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Kenworth E. Lion , Jr., Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Preston C. Shannon, State Corporation Commission
Opening Addresses: Cheryl A. LaFleur, Esquire, New England Power Service Company

 

1992 Summary (.pdf)

 



1991 ENERGY Non-Utility Generation in the 90s
May 30, 1991
Dean Timothy J. Sullivan, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Robert T. Adams , Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Theodore V. Morrison, Jr., State Corporation Commission
Opening Address: Linda T. Stuntz, Deputy Under Secretary of Energy, US Dept. of Energy

 

1991 Summary (.pdf)

 



1990 INSURANCE Toward the Year 2000 :
The Odyssey for Adequate Environmental and Medical Malpractice Insurance
May 24,1990
Vice Dean Richard A. Williamson, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Hullihen Williams Moore, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Thomas P. Harwood, Jr., State Corporation Commission
Opening Addresses: Thomas E. Kelly, Director of Office of Regulatory Management and Evaluation, EPA

 

1990 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

1989 TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Alternatives to Traditional Regulation for Local Exchange Carriers in a Changing Regulatory Environment
March 9, 1989
Dean Timothy J. Sullivan, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Stephen J. Horvath, lll, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Preston C. Shannon, State Corporation Commission
Opening Address -Gerald Brock, Chief, Common Carrier Bureau, FCC

 

1989 Summary (.pdf)

 



1988 ENERGY The Duty to Serve in a Changing Regulatory Environment
May 26,1988
Dean Timothy J. Sullivan, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Elizabeth B. Lacy, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State
Bar Preston C. Shannon, State Corporation Commission
Opening Addresses: The Honorable Martha Hesse, Chairman, FERC, William B. Conway, Jr., Sr. Counsel, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and The Honorable Michael D. Greer, Chairman, West Virginia Public Service Commission

 

1988 Summary (.pdf)

 



1987 INSURANCE The Changing Insurance Environment
May 21, 1987
Dean Timothy J. Sullivan, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Edward L. Flippen, Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Thomas P. Harwood, Jr., State Corporation Commission
Opening Addresses: Edward J. Muhl, President, National Association of Insurance Commissioners and Carole J. Banfield, Vice President, Insurance Services Office, Inc.

 

1987 Summary (.pdf)

 



1986 FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS & SECURITIES -New Partners or Pugilists
May 22, 1986
Dean Timothy J. Sullivan, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Robert Garian, Chairman Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Elizabeth B. Lacy, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address -Raoul Edwards , Editor, United State Banker

 

1986 Summary (.pdf)

 



1985 ENERGY
May 14, 1985
Dean William B. Spong, Jr., Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Leigh B. Middletich, Jr., Chairman, Administrative Law Section, Virginia State Bar
Preston C. Shannon, State Corporation Commission
Principal Speakers: Amory B. and L. Hunter Lovins, authors of Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security

 

1985 Summary (.pdf)

 


 

1984 NO CONFERENCE

 



1983 TELECOMMUNICATIONS -Focus: The Changing Telecommunications Industry
June 2, 1983
Dean William B. Spong, Jr., Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Waller H. Horsley, President, Virginia State Bar
Junie L. Bradshaw, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address by Edward P. Larkin, Commissioner, New York Public Service Commission

 

1983 Summary (.pdf)

 



1982 BANKING
May 20, 1982
Dean William B. Spong, Jr., Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Waller H. Horsley , President, Virginia State Bar
Preston C. Shannon, State Corporation Commission
Keynote Address by Charles E. Lord, Vice Chairman, Export-Import Bank

 

1982 Summary (.pdf)