Monday, May 11

  • Reliability Reception
    presented by Black Hills Power


Tuesday, May 12

  • Breakfast Bites
    presented by Missouri River Energy Services


  • Beverage Stations
    presented by BP Wind Energy




  • Remarks Video (3,079 KB)
    U.S. Sen. John Thune (videotaped)


  • Natural Gas Markets: Direct and Indirect Factors Impacting Price and Availability Presentation (5.090 KB)
    Casey Whelan, U.S. Energy Services



  • Network & Nosh Break

    presented by Otter Tail Power Co.




  • Nuclear Energy: Part of a Clean Energy Portfolio Presentation (1,691 KB)
    • Status and Outlook for Nuclear Energy in the U.S., February 2009 Report (341 KB)
    • The Cost of New Generating Capacity in Perspective, February 2009 White Paper (110 KB)
    Adrian Heymer, Nuclear Energy Institute


  • Fuel Up Luncheon
    presented by NorthWestern Energy featuring Commissioner Marc Spitzer, Federal Energy Regulatory
    Commission – Updates from FERC


  • Expanding Transmission Capacity: Options and Implications Presentation (1,905 KB)
    Clair Moeller, Midwest Independent System Operator


  • Customers, Engineering & Policy: Balancing Transmission Expansion Presentation (605 KB)
    Tim Rogelstad, Otter Tail Power Company





  • Remarks Video (3,983 KB)
    U. S. Sen. Tim Johnson (videotaped)



Wednesday, May 13

  • Sunup Sustenance
    presented by Heartland Consumers Power District



  • Remarks
    U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (videotaped)




  • Stretch & Snack Break
    presented by East River Electric Power Cooperative, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative and the South Dakota Rural Electric Association


  • America's Oil and Natural Gas Industry Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy Presentation (1,915 KB)
    John Felmy, American Petroleum Institute


  • Biodiesel ... Revitalizing America's Future & Fuel Needs Presentation (683 KB)
    Dan Feige, South Dakota Soybean Association/National Biodiesel Board



  • Challenges and Opportunities Facing the U.S. Ethanol Industry Presentation (967 KB)
    Brian Jennings, American Coalition for Ethanol


  • Recharge Luncheon
    presented by Xcel Energy
    featuring Jim Sims, Western Business Roundtable – The Dog That Caught The Car: Real World Implications of Federal Climate Solutions
    Presentation (2,037 KB)