The U.P. Energy Summit was held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 on the campus of Northern Michigan University in the Don H. Bottum University Center.

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7:30 – 8:20am Event Registration & Continental Breakfast
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
  Michigan Agency for Energy Perspective
           Valerie Brader, Executive Director
  Michigan Public Service Commission Perspective
           Chairman Sally Talberg
           Commissioner Norm Saari
           Commissioner Rachel Eubanks
           Moderator: Deb Muchmore, Kandler Reed Khoury & Muchmore
Networking Break
  Industry Perspectives
           Jim Ault, President/CEO, Michigan Electric & Gas Association
           Jim Weeks, Executive Director, Michigan Municipal Electric Association
           Craig Borr, President/CEO, Michigan Electric Cooperative Association
           Jason Geer, Director of Energy & Environmental Policy, Michigan Chamber of Commerce
           Moderator: David Forsberg, Manager – Community, Government and Public Relations, Upper Peninsula Power Company
Lunch and Networking
  Transmission Update
           Melissa Seymour, Regional Executive – Central Region, Midcontinent Independent System Operation
           Brett French, External Affairs Manager, American Transmission Company
Networking Break
  Governor Rick Snyder
SEMCO ENERGY’s Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal
           Tim Lubbers, Director of Business Development, SEMCO
Enbridge Update
           John Gauderman, Director, Great Lakes Region, Enbridge
4:15 – 4:30: Wrap-up

Please note, the date coincides with the U.P. 200 Midnight Run and Jack Pine 30 sled dog races. As such, many Summit goers may decide to extend their stay in Marquette to take in the sights and sounds of the world class sled dog races.  Additional details can be found at up200.org

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