Mid-C Seminar 2018:   "Markets and Reliability Coordinators- Changing Fast"

Keynote: Ken Peterson, Executive Chair of the Board, BC Hydro, "Public Power and Hydro- Not Done Yet"

Michael Bailey, Senior Engineer, WECC, "WECC Gas-Electric Interface Study" -What does the increased reliance on gas mean for electric system power supply risk?

Aiman El-Ramly, Chief Strategy Officer, ZE Power Group, "Using Data to Understand Market Trends and Dynamics"

Arne Olson, Senior Partner, Energy+Environmental Economics (E3), "Pacific Northwest Low Carbon Scenario Analysis", Achieving Least Cost Carbon Emission Reduction

Maury Galbraith, Executive Director, Western Interstate Energy Board, "Multiple Reliability Coordinators- Moving forward or backward on reliability?"

Luncheon Speaker- Malachi Salcido, CEO, Salcido Enterprises, Wenatchee, "Bitcoin and Blockchain- where is it headed?"

Kevin Nordt, General Manager, Grant County PUD No. 2, "The Challenge of Bitcoin Loads"

Scott Miller, Executive Director, Western Power Trading Forum, "Competitive View of the Changing Western Market Landscape"

Christopher Hyde, Meteorologist and Director of Marketing and Sales, Radiant Solutions and Michael Goodman, VP North America, Tesla, "Quantifying Risk: Probablistic Weather and Load Forecasting"

Louis Szablya, Principal, Smart Grid Consultants, "Price Based Demand Response- A Case Study"

Aiman El-Ramly, Chief Strategy Officer, ZE Power Group, "Commentary and Wrap-up"