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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM US EDT
    Opening Plenary: Speaker of the Day
  • 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM US EDT
    Opening Plenary Panel: Uncommon Dialogue: Vision for Hydropower in a Clean Energy World
  • 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM US EDT
    Networking Break
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM US EDT
    Session 1 - Trends in FERC Relicensing: What Does the Future Hold?
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM US EDT
    Session 2 - Changes in Dam Safety-Related Regulations: Current Status and What to Expect in the Future
  • 2:15 PM – 2:30 PM US EDT
    Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM US EDT
    Sponsor Educational Sessions
  • 3:00 PM – 3:15 PM US EDT
    Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM US EDT
    Session 1 - Trends in FERC Relicensing: What Does the Future Hold?
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM US EDT
    Session 2 - Changes in Dam Safety-Related Regulations: Current Status and What to Expect in the Future
  • 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM US EDT
    Networking Break
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM US EDT
    Session 3 - Report from ‘Inside the Beltway’: Today’s Regulatory Climate in D.C.
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM US EDT
    Session 4 - Electricity Markets Matters: Industry Priorities and Actions
  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM US EDT
    Sponsor Educational Sessions
  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021
  • 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM US EDT
    Session 5 - Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Progress in Valuing Hydro’s Contribution to Electric Power Delivery
  • 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM US EDT
    Session 6 - Facing the Workforce Diversity Challenge
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM US EDT
    Plenary Speaker of the Day
  • 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM US EDT
    Plenary Panel: Energy Markets in Transition
  • 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM US EDT
    Networking Break
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM US EDT
    Session 7 - Working with Stakeholders: Insights, Ideas, and Recommended Good Practices
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM US EDT
    Session 8 - Clean Water Act Section 401: Latest Developments and What It Means for Your Organization
  • 2:15 PM – 2:30 PM US EDT
    Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM US EDT
    Sponsor Educational Sessions
  • 3:30 PM – 3:45 PM US EDT
    Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM US EDT
    Session 7 - Working with Stakeholders: Insights, Ideas, and Recommended Good Practices
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM US EDT
    Session 8 - Clean Water Act Section 401: Latest Developments and What It Means for Your Organization
  • 4:45 PM – 5:15 PM US EDT
    Networking Break
  • 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM US EDT
    Session 9 - Investments in Hydro: The 'Asks' and the 'Answers'
  • 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM US EDT
    Session 9a(10) - Sharing Perspectives: Opportunities and Challenges with Basin-Scale Decision Making and Off-Site Mitigation
  • 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM US EDT
    Sponsor Educational Sessions
  • Thursday, April 29, 2021
  • 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM US EDT
    Sponsor Educational Sessions
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM US EDT
    Plenary: Meet the Hydro Staff Leaders in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM US EDT
    Networking Break
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM US EDT
    Sponsor Educational Sessions
  • 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM US EDT
    Session 11 - Climate and Clean Energy: Turning Buzzwords into Policy
  • 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM US EDT
    Session 12 - Influencing Policy That Will Move Pumped Storage Development Forward
  • 2:45 PM – 3:15 PM US EDT
    Networking Break
  • 3:15 PM – 3:45 PM US EDT
    Closing Plenary: Speaker of the Day
  • 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM US EDT
    Closing Plenary Panel: From the Boardroom - How Generation Asset Owners Think about Hydro Policy